Pastor Dusty Mackintosh • Next Step Christian Church • Sermon • • 323 views • 20:39
God uses Samuel's lust for a Philistine and murderous anger with her relatives to create "an occasion" for his victory. All the wrong reasons. God saves anyway. Even our very best motivations and impulses are corrupted by sin. God doesn't wait for us to get perfect before He uses us. He is already working in us and through us, not only despite our sinful desires, but even through them. Knowing this, we can walk humbly, knowing our motivations are mixed, but also boldly, knowing that He saves anyway.
Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition. --Abraham Lincoln INTRO - Jesus’ words in our passage today don’t exactly “fit” they way we usually explain the plan of Salvation. Typically we say, “Just pray this prayer and you will be saved.” But, we don’t explain the…
How I Met Jesus
Think about a town nearby. If you were to send someone to evangelize that town, who would you choose? What education and experience should they have? What about their background and character? Would you choose a broken woman with a shady past? Not likely, but Jesus did. Today we unpack John 4 and Jesus' encounter with an unlikely candidate to evangelize a local town.
Luke Harris • Sermon • • 11 views
Our burning question today is - "What does it mean to come to the table in an unworthy manner?" Who's Coming To Dinner? Many churches today make the mistake of dumbing down the significance of the Lord's Supper. This was certainly also the case in Paul's day as the Corinthians had completely warped this…
The Damaging Effects Of Missing The Mark
The damaging effects of missing the mark= Disease, Death, Depression, Discipline, Destroys, Damnation. Sine can make you sick! Sin can cause depression, anxiety, mental illness, disease, stress, heart attack, etc.
Gary Russell • Sermon • • 0 views
I just want God to be pleased with me. I want God to be pleased with me. Not in the hereafter when its all over. But, right now. I want my Jesus to look at me and be pleased with me now. I know God always loves us and that affection is eternal. I know he favors us and his blessings are unmerited. I get…