Armando Borja • Sermon • • 1,181 views
How sad it is when you think that nobody cares for you. But it is far more sad to think that people -- who long for love and care -- do not care for the one who really cares for them. That one is Jesus Christ, the Son of the Living God. There are many passages in the Bible that show Jesus took time to…
Luke Simmons • Sermon • • 896 views
God’s Great Invitation Isaiah 55:1-9 1. ADMIT your thirst and poverty. “If there lurks in most modern minds the notion that to desire our own good and earnestly to hope for the enjoyment of it is a bad thing, I submit that this notion has crept in from Kant and the Stoics and is no part of the Christian…
Steven Richards • Sermon • • 876 views
Song of Solomon 2v3-9 His Banner Is Love Introduction Continue to see the bride extolling the glory of her husband to be. 1. The Banner v3-6 Banners are identifying flags or streamers attached to the end of a standard. Throughout history they have served three main purposes: to identify a group, to claim…
Ordinary People: Radical joy
Last week, Pastor Hyeon Son Lim was released from a North Korean labour camp, imprisoned for his faith. He stated on Sunday, “I learned to fully accept all of this as a form of God's love and discipline to make me stronger.” Pastor Lim found contentment, even under terrible circumstances. What does this say about us and our trivial discontentment? How should we look at our finances, time and relationships, as content Christians?
Dan Cutler • Sermon • • 181 views
The theme for our ‘bite size bible message’ this morning is Contentment… I’d like to begin by asking you all a few questions. You don’t have to answer them now, but I’d like you to think what your answers would be *Are you content with life? *Are you content with your house? Your car? Your wife! Your…
Count Your Blessings
Larry Richardson • Crocker Christian Church • Sermon • • 121 views • 32:57
This week Larry reminds us to count out blessings. Sometimes life isn't as rough as we think it is, we need to remember everything that God has done for us.
In 2005 a man by the name of Edmond Knowles broke the record for the largest ever single cash-in of pennies. He deposited a stash of 1,308,459 pennies worth over $13,000. His collection weighed in at more than 4.5 tons. It took Mr. Knowles 38 years to build up such a storehouse of pennies. After his…
To be content in life, we have to understand what God says about us, regardless of what others say about us. But before we will believe what God says about us, we have to think accurately about who God is and what He is like.
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 54 views
“I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer.” –Jim Carrey With a net worth in the vicinity of 150 million dollars, the funny man actor finds that fame and fortune is not the answer to life’s ills. A believer would agree…
Prayer Where last week, we saw how The Word Became Flesh... How: God Himself entered into His creation... How Jesus Christ HUMBLED himself - by emptying Himself - to the point of obedience... How Underserved Favor from God came to man And all of this - in the Word becoming flesh... THIS WEEK... We’re…
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 52 views
In THANKS! How Practicing Gratitude Can Make You Happier, Robert A. Emmons, Ph.D. writes, “Gratitude is the realization that we have everything that we need, at the moment.” —Jim L. Wilson —THANKS!, 137 Philippians 4:11 (HCSB) “I don’t say this out of need, for I have learned to be content in whatever…
Christian Zorio • Sermon • • 51 views
The Road Less Traveled Psalm 1 Introduction (5:00) On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther posted his Ninety-five Theses on the door of the castle church at Wittenberg, listing 95 inconsistencies with what the Roman Catholic Church practiced and what the Bible taught. Thus igniting the spark that began the…