Nehemiah was Provoked to prayer, because he was disturbed by the state of Jerusalem and the lack of concern from the Israelites. As we face difficulties and see the world around us move away from God, we should be stirred to pray. God allows us and enjoys us participating in His work thru prayer and […]
Paul instructs Timothy about the wealthy in the church. In worldview, the vast majority of Americans would be considered wealthy, therefore, we should all be generous. We should be generous, not only with our money and possessions, but with our time and talents, in order to serve the church and unbelievers. If generosity is not […]
We are called to fight a spiritual battle. But how are we to fight? What role do we play in this struggle? We love the idea of “Let go and let God,” to surrender to God and let him fight all of our battles for us, but is there more to it than that? We […]
We live in the wealthiest, most comfortable and entertainment filled culture in all of human history. We have an abundance of food and extra curricular opportunities. Yet, for many of us, contentment and deep joy can still be elusive, statistics seem to indicate that depression, feelings of hopelessness and anxiety are also on the rise. […]
At some point in our lives, people will abandon us. This happens in our personal relationships and it happens in the church as well. When it does happen, what do we do? And, is there anything we can do to stop it?
The Bible tells us that we should honor leaders well. In life, we often notice when leaders are bad, but what about when they do well? Do we recognize and respond to that? How is the best way to honor good leaders? In this sermon, we try to answer these questions.
Often when people think of the church, they think of a cold, distant and intimidating organization. The Bible however, describes the church as an open, warm family community centered around loving people and preaching the truth of Jesus. How did we get away from this? How do we help make the church more like the […]
In this life, we will all have weakness, hardships, failure and unexpected circumstances that we experience. What does the Bible tell us to help us persevere through the challenges of life?
We need to be a people that stay Spiritually Fit, by Training for distractions. We can easily be distracted, withdraw from community, and harden our hearts toward the gospel. Spiritual Training by having a daily routine of Prayer, Reading the Word, and Healthy Fellowship keep us strong when distractions come.
In this sermon, we look at 3 seemingly innocuous verses that actually reveal to us one of the greatest purposes that we were made for.
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