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Contributed on Jun 22, 2022
This sermon explores and applies Psalm 130 to the Christian life. Forgiveness is something that we all need both as individuals and as a community of believers. Thankfully, God knows this and has made plenty of provision for it!
The Promise of Forgiveness I. TEXT: Psalm 130 (KJV) A song of degrees 1 Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O Lord. 2 Lord, hear my voice: let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications. 3 If thou, Lord, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall ...read more
Contributed on Jun 4, 2022
In this text Paul tells the Colossians how he prays for them. There is power in prayers that focus on who Jesus is and what He has done.
Paul's Prayers (Colossians 1:9-23) Colossians 1:9-23 (ESV) In our last lesson we talked about the first section of Paul's introduction of his letter to the Colossians. We saw that the introduction can be broken down into three sections that introduce the themes that Paul develops ...read more
Contributed on Jun 1, 2022
This outline was inspired by a sermon preached by T. D. Jakes. Often we do not enjoy the benefits and blessings of living for God today because rather than relating to God in prayer now we spend our time worrying about later.
TITLE: Tomorrow Belongs to God TEXT: Matthew 6:25-34 (NIV) 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or ...read more
Contributed on May 28, 2022
Graduations are great illustrations of the way Christians grow towards perfection in Christ in the here and hereafter. This sermon looks at James 1:12 through the lens of graduates.
Happy Graduation! James 1:12 (NIV) "Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him." Graduations are a special time for families and for our children. There are ...read more
Contributed on May 21, 2022
This sermon explores principles that can help us get "unstuck" in life from a little book by Travis L. Thomas titled "3 Words for Getting Unstuck: Live Yes, And!" alongside the text of Hebrews 10:1-18.
Unstuck By Grace I. INTRODUCTION: Today is my birthday! I am 43 years old. I am a Gen-Xer. We were born at a transitional moment in history where technology began to boom just as we were born. In the home I grew up, at first we had a rotary phone. Then a pulse phone. We had a stereo system that ...read more
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Contributed on Apr 15, 2022
When It Was Dark I’m not quite sure how to say this. We have always said in the church that our faith was based upon facts. It was a faith built upon evidence that led us to the facts. My friends, something has come to light just this past week that is out now in the professional journals and ...read more
Contributed on Mar 12, 2022
"Years ago, a wealthy businessman from London chartered a bus to carry a busload of urban children to the coast. There, the children spent a wonderful day at the ocean. Many of the children had never left the city. Most had never seen the ocean. For one blissful day, they ran unfettered over ...read more
Contributed on Mar 12, 2022
"A missionary in Africa had a farm some miles from the mission station. The season had been very favorable, and he had a large crop of corn on the mission farm. When the crop was ready to harvest, he made a public appeal to the Africans, asking them to help him carry his corn from the farm to ...read more