How do you detect a counterfeit? How do you detect something that is fake or false? Do you study the counterfeit? Or do you study the genuine article? When the banks or government officials want to train people in the art of spotting counterfeit money guess what they have them study? They have them study…
Noel Merrick • Sermon • • 100 views
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GRACE OF GOD INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION: 1. Read ; ; , . 2. Sin literally means, “to miss the mark” - ; . 3. “Though men differ greatly in the nature & extent of their sinfulness, there is absolutely no difference between the best and worst of men, in the fact that all have sinned.”…
2 Peter: Spiritual Maturity... Knowledge, Grace, & Growth
It would be easy to come to today’s passage and consider dates, events, and timing of the things stated in this passage. We could allow ourselves to get wrapped up in the foolishness of man and the foolish things stated by mankind generation to generation. Today however, I want us to Consider God, Especially…
This is Amazing Grace
Review from past two weeks: God’s grace was on full display when Jesus paid it all on the cross. Grace didn’t end at the cross! We still need grace. Last week we saw that Jesus is alive. He’s Alive, so You’re Alive Colossians 2:13 God made you alive together with Christ. I’m alive, now what do I do?…
Salvation Mebc Part 2
Alex Crain • Sermon • • 63 views
How Can a Man Be Right with God Outline: Intro What is the problem What is the solution What do we do Conclusion How Can a Man Be Right with God Intro: How Can a Man Be Right with God I want to dive right in with a question. What are those questions you are asking yourself? I thought about this and found…
Introduction : We’ve been talking about stories. We are story-formed creatures. There’s a battle for which stories control our hearts. There are nemesis narratives that seek to snuff out the gospel. But there is a surpassing story! This letter starts with John asserting … we have a better story! Illustration…
Paul Hawkins • Sermon • • 31 views
Freedom: 1959 was the year of my birth – I am a child of the 60’s! Although I was just a child, there was a great social movement by youth in the 1960’s – a reaction against what they perceived to be the failure of the older generation that had led to two world wars, corruption, oppression and a world…
Hebrews: Jesus is Better
A healthy faith is strengthened and evidenced by a healthy diet and exercise. Our food is grace, and our exercise is to praise God and to show kindness and to share what God provides.
Sermon Series SRBC 26 Advent 2017
Scene 1: A nurse who worked in maternity wards once told me that Christmas Eve is the most amazing time. A special atmosphere seems to flow across the ward. An extra special feeling as mothers look down at their newborn. There is a sense of peace and tranquillity A sense of stillness and holiness that…
3 The Pharisees also came to Him, testing Him, and saying to Him, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for just any reason?” 4 And He answered and said to them, “Have you not read that He who made them at the beginning ‘made them male and female,’ 5 and said, ‘For this reason a man shall leave…
Rev. Dr. Timothy J. Stidham • Fairmeadow Community Church of The Nazarene • Sermon • • 20 views • 29:02
You have not come to a mountain that can be touched and that is burning with fire; to darkness, gloom and storm; to a trumpet blast or to such a voice speaking words that those who heard it begged that no further word be spoken to them, because they could not bear what was commanded: “If even an animal…
Rick Page • Sermon • • 17 views
Grace is completely dependent on God - it is His grace which is extended. He has hardened the hearts of the Jewish people for a time in order that the full number of Gentiles come to the Gospel. Furthermore, He will use the Gentiles to win some Jewish people to the Gospel.
Titus - Finish What Remains
Greg Wood • Sermon • • 12 views
Sermon Big Idea: Train under the gospel of grace, looking back to the appearing of grace, and looking forward to the appearing of glory. Exegetical Big Idea: The grace of God saves, not only justifying believers, but sanctifying / training believers. Sanctification is rooted in what Jesus did to redeem and purify, and also empowered by our eager anticipation of glory – the glory of His return.
We will be in heaven one day, but we can also be in heaven right now. In fact, Jesus taught us how to live in heaven on earth. It has eight steps. I call it “8 Steps to Heaven.” Precisely “8 Steps to Heaven on Earth.” Let's take a walk ...