Sermons from 2022

Sermons from 2022

How Can I Overcome Anxiety?

1 Peter 5:5b-11 Common Questions About Faith (Series) Anxiety comes from worrying about things we can’t know and can’t change. 1 Peter 5:5b-11 All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, “God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.” Humility is a prerequisite to peace of mind. 6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. 7 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for…

Is Jesus The Only Way?

John 14:1-10 Common Questions About Faith (Series) How many paths are there to God? John 14:1-5 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. 2 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with…

What Does God Value Most?

What Does God Value Most? Mark 12:28-34 Common Questions About Faith (Series) The search for what God values most. Exodus 20:1-3 1 And God spoke all these words: 2 “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. 3 “You shall have no other gods before me The first of the Ten Commandments (Leviticus 19:18; Deuteronomy 6:4-7) Mark 12:28-31 28 One of the teachers of the law came and heard them…

Why Are Christians So Troubled?

Psalm 105:16-22 Common Questions About Faith (Series) Why does God allow people to suffer greatly? Psalm 105:16-17 16 He called down famine on the land and destroyed all their supplies of food; 17 and he sent a man before them— Joseph, sold as a slave. Trouble develops spiritual maturity. Genesis 37:17b-20 So Joseph went after his brothers and found them near Dothan. 18 But they saw him in the distance, and before he reached them, they plotted to kill him.…

Your Eternal Inheritance

Daniel 12 Daniel: Serving God in a Godless Culture (series) Pastor Matthew Shorack Daniel 12:1-7 “At that time Michael, the great prince who protects your people, will arise. There will be a time of distress such as has not happened from the beginning of nations until then. But at that time your people—everyone whose name is found written in the book—will be delivered. Israel will be ruined at the Tribulation. (Matthew 24:21-22) God’s people will be rescued. (Daniel 7:18) 2…

God Sees All

God Sees All Daniel 11 Daniel: Serving God In A Godless Culture (Series) This vision goes from the height of the Persian Empire to the coming Antichrist during the Tribulation. Daniel 11:1-2 Prophecies of Persia. (Esther 1:1-7) Nonbiblical historians are threatened by this chapter. Daniel 11:3-20 Prophecies of Greece. (Alexander the Great) There are more than 130 fulfilled prophecies in this chapter. Daniel 11:21-35 Prophecies of Israel. Theses verses cover just a decade. Antiochus Epiphanes was one of the most…

A Spiritual Battlefield

Daniel 10 Daniel: Serving God in a Godless Culture (series) Pastor Matthew Shorack Daniel 10:1-12 1 In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia, a revelation was given to Daniel (who was called Belteshazzar). Its message was true and it concerned a great war. The understanding of the message came to him in a vision. 2 At that time I, Daniel, mourned for three weeks. 3 I ate no choice food; no meat or wine touched my lips; and…

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?…