Sermons from 2016

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Timing Is Everything

Now what I mean [when I talk about children and their guardians] is this: as long as the heir is a child, he does not differ at all from a slave even though he is the [future owner and] master of all [the estate]; but he is under [the authority of] guardians and household administrators […]

The Four Levels of Love – Living a Life That Matters

“The Four Levels of Love” “Living a Life that Matters” 1 John 2:7–17 (ESV) 7 Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment that you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word that you have heard. 8 At the same time, it is a new commandment that I […]

Promise of Peace


“Promise of Peace” Isaiah 26:3 (ESV) You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. I. NOTICE THE PERSONALITY OF PEACE: A-God’s Peace is Perfect In Its Character: B-God’s Peace Is Perfect In Its Completeness: Matthew 6:26 (NLT) Look at the birds. They don’t plant or harvest […]

A Message of Hope


“A Message of Hope” Luke 1:5 In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, of the division of Abijah. And he had a wife from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. 6 And they were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and […]

Start Your Life With Faith


Joshua 1:1–9 (ESV) 1 After the death of Moses the servant of the LORD, the LORD said to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ assistant, 2 “Moses my servant is dead. Now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, you and all this people, into the land that I am giving to them, to the people […]

Christian Responsibility


Hebrews 6:9–12 (ESV) 9 Though we speak in this way, yet in your case, beloved, we feel sure of better things—things that belong to salvation. 10 For God is not unjust so as to overlook your work and the love that you have shown for his name in serving the saints, as you still do. […]

Preparing for Tomorrow…Today


“Preparing for Tomorrow…Today” Matthew 25:1–13 (ESV)1 “Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. 3 For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them, 4 but the wise took […]

The Devil Wants to Eat You Alive


“The Devil Wants to Eat You Alive “ 1 Peter 5:8–11 (NIV) 8 Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. 9 Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that your brothers throughout the world are undergoing the same kind of […]

Removing the Mountains


“Mark 11:22–24 (ESV) 2 And Jesus answered them, “Have faith in God. 23 Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him. 24 […]

Survival Zone: Endurance


Hebrews 11:24 24 By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter Proverbs 3:6 6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight Psalms 37:5 5 Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this