Opening of Ephesians (1:3-14) It has been said that John 3:16 is “the gospel in a nutshell.” If this is true, the section of scripture that we are going to look at today is the tree that the nut fell from. A New Life From God (1:3-2:10) Broken into two parts The first is praise (1:3-14) The second prayer…
Steve Hereford • Sermon • • 482 views
INTRODUCTION We are returning tonight to our study of the book of Ephesians. I would like to invite you to take God’s Word and join me in Ephesians chapter 1 as we examine verses 5-6. In our last two studies together, we looked at the salutation in verses 1-2 and the blessing in verse 3 and God’s choosing…
Soul is the Mind, Will & Emotions Healing of the inner soul: It’s the process through prayer that we are set free from feelings or resentment, rejection, self pity, depression, guilt, fear, sorrow, hatred, suffering, condemnation or worthlessness. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be…
Steve Caswell • Sermon • • 117 views
Ephesians 1:1-6 Stephen Caswell © 1999 Our Position in Christ The story is told of a wealthy London businessman who searched many years for his runaway son. One afternoon he was preparing to board a train to London when he spotted a man in ragged, dirty clothing begging for money from passengers along…
The Grass is greener on the other side... Never throw stones in glass houses... The glass is half full... These sayings speak of - Green grass…glass houses, and a half full glass of water... NOW - are THOSE things intended to be a part of the MEANING of those sayings? NO - “The grass is greener on the…
Choosing your future… right values… right guide … now, the right Team of people. To do what God wants you to accomplish, you will have to have a team. Success is never a one man show. Even solo athletes have a support team. You need a personal Team… a Dream Team. Today we will look at three angles… The…
The Gospel: Our Lifeblood
This series tackles foundational issues about the gospel and the Christian life. What is the gospel? Why is the gospel important? How do I know if I’m saved? How does a person go from being dead in sins to being a citizen of God’s kingdom? What is our identity in Christ? How should we live now that we are children of God? Regardless of whether you’re a mature follower of Christ or an unbeliever, these are truths that, for the sake of eternity, you can’t live without.
Charles Fombelle • Sermon • • 71 views • 1:05:14
The Call “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will…
We’re talking about feasts and festivals of Israel, especially those appointed by the LORD as holy convocations/assemblies. These would be times of remembrance of what the LORD had done, His covenant with His people, of forgiveness and hope. They were a time of community gathering and joyous celebration.…
Loose End Gifts from the Vineyard!
Janice Hawley • Hillside Community Lutheran Church • Sermon • • 70 views • 12:53
Jesus' Parable of The Laborers in the Vineyard gives us a glimpse of God's Saving Act for us... when it is not even fair! What else do these loose ends tell us?
Pastor Jonathan Graham • West Fresno Christian Center • Sermon • • 66 views • 1:01:42
Are you weary from everyday life? Are you tired of trying, with no apparent end or reward? Join us, as our visitor Pastor Jonathan Graham gives us the importance of running the spiritual race within Christ.
Back to the Basics
What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us. AW Tozer If you can understand it, it’s not God. Augustine When you think about God, what is the picture in your mind? Three Key Truths about God You can gain a deeper sense of God’s love for you as a father that…
I want this year to be the nest year of your life… 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting We are entering the 2nd week and this week can be awesome for you… Complete Fast Fast everything… maybe just juice or even water… hear from God and check with your physician… Selective Fast Eating but not eating everything.…
Turn to 2 Peter 1 When I entered the Army right after high school, becoming a disciplined soldier came easy to me. In many ways, I was a good soldier. I obeyed my orders, performed my duties to the best of my ability …. Discipline was not much of a struggle for me. My struggle with was self-control –…
Peninsula Baptist Church ~ Interim Pastor Dave Clark • Peninsula Baptist Church • Sermon • • 46 views • 26:39
Isaiah 9:6 6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given .....
Attributes of God
The strongest, most well known attribute emphasized in scripture. This means that He is the creator, the cause of all things. The one who rules over all. 10 Say among the nations, “The Lord reigns! Yes, the world is established; it shall never be moved; he will judge the peoples with equity.” 1 The Lord…