Galatians: SOAR! Faith Without Limits "The Gospel, Grace, Freedom"
Matthew 7:15 Christ Jesus Himself states: 15 “Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves. Galatians 1:6-10 6 I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel; 7 which is really not…
How would you measure your success—temporally and eternally? Would you measure it by your possession, power, prestige, or performance? Many people are wise enough to know that possession, power, and prestige are not the metrics of success, but many think performance is. If you ask Jesus to give you the answer, what do you think he would say? Let's take a look at this rich young ruler's pursuit of eternal success.
Jesus taught us again through Mark 10:35-45 God’s principle of leadership. Human beings are not created to handle the power and position they are not predestined to handle. It’s dangerous to covet the ranks and roles, and race to climb the corporate ladder because “power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” That is human nature. That’s how we are created. We do well by enjoying where we are and leading from there by serving.
The Deacon Ministry
The Deacon Ministry I find a list from a pastor friend about how you know you are a small rural church pastor. “I got 7 deacons on my mind, 4 that want to own me, 2 that want to stone me, 1 that says he’s a friend of mine.” You have more deacons than you do widows Gladly and thankfully that is not the…
Every so often in Isaiah there is what is called a “Servant Song” They always speak of aspects of the ministry of Jesus but also about opposition to Him. There was one in 42 and one in 49. Tonight we will see the 3rd one. And in it we will see aspects of His suffering in graphic terms. In a few weeks…
Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 8 views
Paul gives the Romans an overview of himself and his purpose in Romans 1:1-7. Interestingly, the beliefs, calling, and purpose of Paul the Apostle are identical to the responsibility of Christians (collectively called the Church). Paul first description is that he is a servant of Christ and he expands on what it means that he is a servant of Christ.
Anthony Castillo Miranda • Sermon • • 5 views
OPENING Anything that is healthy grows naturally Which human culture is the healthiest in the world? Which human culture is the healthiest in the world?I guess no one can tell for a certainWhy? I supposed that whoever is doing the survey will claim that his culture is the healthiestBut seriously, we…
Introduction: The Disciples Desire to be Great I. The Prounoucment 32 They were on the road going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking on ahead of them; and they were amazed, and those who followed were fearful. And again He took the twelve aside and began to tell them what was going to happen to Him,…
Johnold J. Strey • Sermon • • 3 views
Pastor Johnold J. Strey Gloria Dei Lutheran Church; Belmont, CA Sermon on Isaiah 42:1-4 First Sunday after Epiphany; The Baptism of our Lord (Year A) Sunday, January 9, 2011 “PROGRAM NOTES” FOR THE SAVIOR’S INAUGURATION His qualifications His actions His goals Introduction It’s Friday night. You have…
The Deacon Ministry
Michael Turner • Sermon • • 2 views
Deacon Ministry “A pastor was ten minutes into his sermon when two police officers came in the service, pointed to a deacon to come out of the pew, handcuffed him and took him away. The amazing thing was that the pastor kept preaching, but even more amazing is the deacon’s wife stayed for the entire…
Haidi Trip Team Training
Mark • Sermon • • 2 views
Haiti Team Training What Is? What Could Be? What Should Be? What Will Be? What is our Primary Mission ? The Bible clearly indicates that our primary mission as a followers of Christ is to Love God and bring Him honor . “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Deut. 6:4 1 Cor So, whether you…
Jeff Carter • Sermon • • 2 views
There Are Many Ways To Say I Love You intro - For those among you who are faithfully following along through this years Gospel, the Gospel of John, you will have noticed, or will after reading up to this weeks text, that John moves pretty quickly through the triumphal entry and passion week. In fact,…
Walking like Jesus
Jason Klebes • Sermon • • 2 views
I am not Greater Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. During supper, when the devil had already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son,…
Pastor Randy guides us through why the virgin birth was so important, and why as Christians it is crucial for us to hold fast to the doctrine of the virgin birth. We also look at why God chose Mary to be the mother of Jesus, and that it wasn't random.