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Introduction: All of creation up to this point has been merely an introduction to what would happen at the end of day six. The creation of the human race was the central object of God’s creative purpose from the beginning. The human race is still at the center of God’s purpose for the entire material…
But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received…
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Introduction: A. God’s Word created water creatures and air creatures (v.20). 1. “Then God said…” (v.20). a) The power of God’s Word. (1) God’s Word can set the hardest heart afire or else pound it like a hammer until it breaks and surrenders to Christ. The Lord says in Jeremiah "Is not My word like…
Bethel Baptist Church • Sermon • • 800 views • 32:56
Suffering often shocks the Christian and non-Christian. Our culture tells us we can find happiness in the world. But experience and this passage teaches this world brings futility, corruption, and pain. This wonderful passage teaches us not to hope in this world, but in the one to come. This life is not without hope when we believe in Christ because we are promised a day when sin and death will be no more.
Turn to 1 Peter 1 There seems to be a perception about God and the Church in our society - that God and the Church exist primarily to fix problems. “If God’s is so powerful, and He can fix all my problems, then He should fix all my problems and the problems of the world” - or so goes the idea. Of course…
Rev. Bruce Goettsche • Union Church of La Harpe Illinois • Sermon • • 254 views
As I am getting older I find myself groaning much more. I grown when I stand up after sitting for awhile. I groan when I sit after I’ve been standing for awhile. I groan in the morning, groan at night, and groan after I’ve eaten too much. I groan when I see certain things on television, I groan when…
THE ULTIMATE LIFESTYLE Chapter 8 of Romans is one of the great chapters on the Christian Life. It explains the wonderful privileges we have as believers when we allow the Holy Spirit to fill and control our lives. Romans 8:1-39 LW - Two Natures … struggle everyone goes through. Civil war going on in…
Intro Baggage Series… Tonight we will talk about the baggage of guilt… or shame. Too many believers struggle with the guilt factor ... It will weigh you down. I don’t know what kind of church experience you had when you were young… it could have been good or bad… and it impacts you today. Some churches…
This is Me?
Homework for next week: read Ephesians and circle or write down everything that God says about you! New series titled: This is Me? We will look at what God sees when He looks at us today, then who God says we are, what He has called us to do, how He has equipped us to do it, and if we are doing it! This…
Introduction 2 Corinthians 8-9 talks about giving. There is ++An Example of giving ++A Challenge to give Giving was ++Expected of every ++More than money Paul was ++Not only preaching ++Not only teaching ++Asking for money to support the church He called it a Grace The Grace Factor 1 We want you to know,…
Dr. David Fincher • Sermon • • 60 views
It’s dangerous to use a word and not know what it means. (Mr. Barrett illustration) There is a chance that you have used the word worship for a long time without knowing exactly what it means. And yet, so much can be said and only begin to scratch the surface talking about worship. Churches have feuded…
INTRODUCTION: Today is Easter, and I know many of you treasure this day and what it represents. I also know that for some the idea that we are not gathered on Easter as a church is disappointing and discouraging. But I also want to challenge you today to consider why we gather regularly on Sunday to…
A survey of all of the pieces we have been studying in the first eight chapters of Romans. Very lengthy, but some of the most powerful theology there is.
Hebrews 9 Now even the first covenant had regulations of divine worship and the earthly sanctuary. For there was a tabernacle prepared, the outer one, in which were the lampstand and the table and the sacred bread; this is called the holy place. Behind the second veil there was a tabernacle which is…