James H. Schafer • Illustration • • 1,010 views
John Newton CHOICE EXCERPTS I am not what I once was! In his old age, when he could no longer see to read, John Newton heard someone recite this text, "By the grace of God—I am what I am." He remained silent a short time and then, as if speaking to himself, he said: "I am not what I ought to be—ah, how…
Over 70% of church attending teenagers…teenagers who regularly attend church when they are in their parents homes…over 70%…walk away from Christianity within a few years of leaving their parents home…this number has risen over the last few years alone. Which means less than three out of 10 church attending…
Make an apology for not getting a invitation to everyone concerning Mona’s party. I depended on telling people at church, because it was to be a surprise. With hurricane Florence two cancelled services and relying on word of mouth to spread the news, I failed to let everyone know the ladies were preparing…
Brett Donald • Sermon • • 526 views
Context. Series . Jesus is talking about the end times, when his disciples will want him to return, when his people will face injustice and the evil of the world continues. We face confusion over what God is doing and why He isn’t doing certain things. The space between his ascension and his return.…
Today Josh Shroeder shares his testimony and encourages us by ending on a reading in Ephesians. Afterwards Pastor Chase kicks off our new sermon series through James. Grab your Bible and follow along!
Best Summer Ever
In the course of our lives, we will be hurt. The world is filled with broken relationships. People offend and are offended so easily. You will get hurt in life. Maybe you have been hurt by what people said about you… by what someone thought about you… You may have been hurt by what people have done to…
Hebrews: Jesus is Better
Jeff Griffis • Branson Bible Church • Sermon • • 322 views • 51:01
With confidence in Christ’s work and with comfort and courage in the Father’s love and plan, we can straighten our posture and right our paths to help one another run faith’s race well. To do that, we need to work peaceably with each other and prioritize holiness.
Today is sermon 2 from our Believe series - after this we’ll have 28 more to go! The topic this week is God is personal . Of the 4,200 religions in the world, the Judeo-Christian faith is largely unique in the fact that God reveals Himself, God is knowable, He’s near, He’s active in our lives and He…
Hebrews: Jesus is Better
We see from the life of Moses that by faith he willingly chose suffering, that his trust in God superseded fear of man, and that by faith he obeyed God's command--all courageous actions that led to God's deliverance of his people. Enduring Faith leads to bold action because faith believes that relationship with God is a treasure far better than this world and this life, that God is to be feared above earthly kings, and that obedience to God's instruction is for His glory and our good.
1 There was a man from Ramathaim-zophim in the hill country of Ephraim. His name was Elkanah son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, an Ephraimite. 2 He had two wives, the first named Hannah and the second Peninnah. Peninnah had children, but Hannah was childless. 3 This man would go…