Sermons on Faith
God never intended to deceive man Motivated by MercyTelling us that a meeting is inevitable.Every person. Preparations must be made Amos 4:12 12 “Therefore thus I will do to you, O Israel;Because I will do this to you,Prepare to meet your God, O Israel.” The reactions of the MANY… •Many do not trust.•Many mock that warning.•Many simply “brush it off.”•Many procrastinate.•Many have false concepts about God.•Many believe that there will never be a meeting between us and God.•Many even believe that there is…
The message of the resurrection⦁ It is the event that gives power to salvation.⦁ “By which also you are saved”⦁ Saving faith rests on this fact. You can oppose it, but you can’t ignore it!⦁ No fence-sitting⦁ No one stays neutral⦁ Either it’s a lie⦁ Or it’s the fact of history that marks the love of God among us. 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 The Fact of Christ’s Resurrection 15 Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which…
The problem with TOMORROW-LAND: The one that too much time is spent in today. It doesn’t Exist Real people do not live there. Real things do not happen there. But, there are… TOMORROW-LAND PEOPLE – everywhere around us TODAY. Proverbs 27:1 27 Do not boast about tomorrow,For you do not know what a day may bring forth.
We are travelling on this journey with the people around us. The journey begins, there is no day like it. Our journey begins the day we were baptised. You can get distracted, remain focused. Acts 8:39 39 When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away; and the eunuch no longer saw him, [a]but went on his way rejoicing. Matthew 7:13-14 13 “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad…
All we have is now. True to a point … We live in the moment, but… We carry “Yesterday” along with us, the possibilities of the future are always on our minds. God made us to consider all three states… Then, Now, When Colossians 4:5-6 5Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity. 6Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person.
Hebrews 12:1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us
Growing Faith: More patience More Kindness More Generosity More Hospitality More Forgiveness 2 Thessalonians 1:3 3 We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater;
There are a lot of good people around. We take people as they come and assume the best. We start by assuming the best of those who speak about Jesus 1 Corinthians 2:14-15 14 But [a]a natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually [b]appraised. 15 But he who is spiritual appraises all things, yet he himself is appraised by no one.
Philemon 10-13 Plea for Onesimus, a Free Man 10 I appeal to you for my child [a]Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my [b]imprisonment, 11 who formerly was useless to you, but now is useful both to you and to me. 12 I have sent him back to you in person, that is, sending my very heart, 13 whom I wished to keep with me, so that on your behalf he might minister to me in my [c]imprisonment for the gospel
Hebrews 11:4 4 By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained the testimony that he was righteous, God testifying [a]about his gifts, and through [b]faith, though he is dead, he still speaks.