Sermons

Sermons

Have You Considered the Cost?

Have You Considered the Cost? Elder Aaron Lucas Luke 14:25-35 The Cost of Being a Disciple Luke 14:25 –2725 Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them he said: 26 “If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even their own life—such a person cannot be my disciple. 27 And whoever does not carry their cross and follow me cannot be my disciple. Luke 14:28-30 28 “Suppose one…

Panoramic Prophecy

PANORAMIC PROPHECY Daniel 9:1-27 Daniel: Serving God In A Godless Culture (Series) God’s prophetic program for the Jewish people. Daniel 9:1-3 In the first year of Darius son of Xerxes (a Mede by descent), who was made ruler over the Babylonian kingdom— 2 in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, understood from the Scriptures, according to the word of the Lord given to Jeremiah the prophet, that the desolation of Jerusalem would last seventy years. 3 So I…

Two Demonic Dictators

Two Demonic Dictators Daniel 8:9-14, 23-27 Daniel: Serving God In A Godless Culture (Series) Daniel 8:9-14 9 Out of one of them came another horn, which started small but grew in power to the south and to the east and toward the Beautiful Land. Antiochus Epiphanes and the Antichrist’s cruelty. Daniel foresaw Antiochus’ evil rule 350 years beforehand. 10 It grew until it reached the host of the heavens, and it threw some of the starry host down to the…

History is His Story

History is His Story Daniel 8:1-8, 15-22 Daniel: Serving God In A Godless Culture (Series) Daniel has a vision about two creatures, the Ram and the Goat (Medo-Persia and Greece). Daniel 8:1-2 In the third year of King Belshazzar’s reign, I, Daniel, had a vision, after the one that had already appeared to me. 2 In my vision I saw myself in the citadel of Susa in the province of Elam; in the vision I was beside the Ulai Canal.…

We’re Living In Amazing Times

Daniel 7:13-28 Daniel: Serving God In A Godless Culture (Series) Daniel 7:13-14 13 “In my vision at night I looked, and there before me was one like a son of man, coming with the clouds of heaven. He approached the Ancient of Days and was led into his presence. 14 He was given authority, glory and sovereign power; all nations and peoples of every language worshiped him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion that will not pass away, and his…

Back To The Future

Back To The Future Daniel 7:1-28 Daniel: Serving God In A Godless Culture (Series) Chapter 7 shows God’s perspective of chapter two. Daniel 7:1-7 What are the four great beast? The 1st was like a lion, and it had the wings of an eagle. The 2nd was like a bear, raised, with 3 ribs its teeth. The 3rd was like a leopard with 4 heads and 4 wings. The 4th unique beast with iron teeth,10 horns and more. Daniel 7:8-9…

Kneel To Stand

Kneel To Stand Daniel 6:1-28 Daniel: Serving God In A Godless Culture (Series) Daniel 6:1-3 (3) 3 Now Daniel so distinguished himself among the administrators and the satraps by his exceptional qualities that the king planned to set him over the whole kingdom. People who stand for the Lord are raised up. Daniel 6:4-7 (5) 5 Finally these men said, “We will never find any basis for charges against this man Daniel unless it has something to do with the…

Don’t Mock God

Daniel 5:1-31 Daniel: Serving God In A Godless Culture (Series) Daniel 5: 1-4 (3) 3 So they brought in the gold goblets that had been taken from the temple of God in Jerusalem, and the king and his nobles, his wives and his concubines drank from them. The king was disrespectful and stupid. Daniel 5:5-6 (5)5 Suddenly the fingers of a human hand appeared and wrote on the plaster of the wall, near the lampstand in the royal palace. The…

Even Dictators Will Bow

Daniel 4:1-37 Daniel: Serving God In A Godless Culture (Series) Daniel 4:1-3 (2) King Nebuchadnezzar’s testimony. 2 It is my pleasure to tell you about the miraculous signs and wonders that the Most High God has performed for me. When God moves in our lives, we want to share it. Daniel 4:4-8 (8) The integrity of Daniel. 8 Finally, Daniel came into my presence and I told him the dream. Do people see you as a blessing or a problem?…

It’s Getting Hot In Here!

It’s Getting Hot In Here! Daniel 3:1-30 Daniel: Serving God In A Godless Culture (Series) Daniel 3:1-6 (6) 6 Anyone who refuses to obey will immediately be thrown into a blazing furnace.” Times have recently changed. ________________________________________________________ Daniel 3:7-12 (12) 12 But there are some Jews—Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego—whom you have put in charge of the province of Babylon. They pay no attention to you, Your Majesty. They refuse to serve your gods and do not worship the gold statue…

Easter Sunday – I Saw What Happened!

After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. 2 There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow. 4 The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became like…

The Passion Of Christ

The Passion Of Christ Matthew 21:1-11 Matthew 21:1-11 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey tied there, with her colt by her. Untie them and bring them to me. 3 If anyone says anything to you, say that the Lord needs them, and he will send them right away.” 4 This…

All Nations Will Fall

All Nations Will Fall Daniel 2:30-49 Daniel: Serving God In A Godless Culture (Series) Daniel 2:30-33 The Revelation Babylonian Empire (605-539 B.C.) Head of gold Medo-Persian Empire (539-331 B.C.) Chest & arms of silver- Greek Empire (331-146 B.C.) Belly and thighs of bronze Roman Empire (146 B.C.-395 A.D.) Legs of iron Restored Roman Empire ( ? ) Feet partly of iron and clay Daniel 2:34-41 The Interpretation (37-38) Babylon: You are the head of gold. (39) Medo-Persia: The chest and…

Schemers Will Stand Before God

Schemers Will Stand Before God Daniel 2:1-28a Daniel: Serving God In A Godless Culture (Series) Daniel 2:1-4 (1) In the second year of his reign, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his mind was troubled and he could not sleep. What causes anxiety in your life? Daniel 2:5-9 (5) 5 The king replied to the astrologers, “This is what I have firmly decided: If you do not tell me what my dream was and interpret it, I will have you cut into pieces…

God’s Purpose Verses Our Plans

God’s Purpose Verses Our Plans Daniel 1 Daniel: Serving God In A Godless Culture (Series) In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it. 2 And the Lord delivered Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, along with some of the articles from the temple of God. These he carried off to the temple of his god in Babylonia and put in the treasure house of his…

The Bachelor B.C.

The Bachelor B.C. Genesis 29:16-35 Freedom From Today’s Idolatry (Series) Genesis 29:16-30 Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel. 17 Leah had weak eyes, but Rachel had a lovely figure and was beautiful. 18 Jacob was in love with Rachel and said, “I’ll work for you seven years in return for your younger daughter Rachel.” 19 Laban said, “It’s better that I give her to you than…