The Good Book
Jackie Watts • Sermon • • 1,966 views • 46:37
While Jesus loves you right where you are, His love won't let you stay where you are. Those who KNOW Jesus are expected and empowered to GROW in Him, and GO to those who need to know Him. Today we discover what that looks like in real life.
Rich DeRuiter • Sermon • • 1,611 views
1. Jesus is good at Taking Orders. For I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of him who sent me. (John 6:38) – Read John 6:38-40 – Okay, so maybe He’s not like some firefighters! But we do have to give/take orders Going beyond our orders can be dangerous Jesus only does what…
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 1,199 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease The unexpected is the source of so much of the joy of life. Our three year old granddaughter, Jennifer, was praying at the table a couple of weeks ago. I noticed she was going faster than usual, and she came to the end saying, "In Jesus name, amen." Then she shouted, "I win." It…
Who Is This Man?
Andy Fuqua • Sermon • • 488 views
We deal with demons in this world by telling others that Jesus is stronger than the evil in our lives. We can overcome evil forces in life by proclaiming the power Christ has had over our own darkness.
Outcasts - Luke: a Gospel for the Rejected
After a fruitless night of fishing, Jesus works a miracle to bring a few fishermen to a point where they are ready to leave everything and follow Him. Pastor Jeremy summarizes confessions of a true disciple that are exemplified as these men, and especially Peter, anaswer the call.
Josh Provow • Sermon • • 223 views
I pray that all of you have come prepared to be transformed by the power of God’s word. I also pray that even though Easter is over, you are still in awe of the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior. You might have assumed that last week was our final look at the life of Jesus of Nazareth. But after Christ…
Remember the Love Who we Love But God proves His own love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us! Why we Love We love because He first loved us. How we Love heart - faith is my foundation soul - faith that defines me mind - faith first thing I think of strength - faith is the…
Vermon Pierre • Sermon • • 139 views
[wrapping up series, next sermon series; read passage; prayer] Last major event of Jesus’ first year of ministry is an encounter between Jesus and Samaritan woman. Every day we meet people. Some encounters somewhat substantial (e.g. waiter, airplane). Others casual, momentary (e.g. elevator), etc… Look…
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 135 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease Your kindness to one person can change the course of history for multitudes. Gypsy Smith was one of the great evangelists of the last century, and the beginning of the 20th. He won tens of thousands of people to Christ. His life was often in the midst of the crowd, but his greatest…
God needs workers. If Christians do not carry on the work of Christ, who will? What should the attitude of a Christian be regarding working for God?
Last week we left off in our study of John’s gospel with v. 18 18 No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him . And we asked ourselves this question, “what is John really claiming about Jesus?”. What does it mean that Jesus’ expressly…
Introduction If there is something that needs to be done, but you don’t see the reason why, You aren’t going to do it. Think about Math in High School. If you understood why you were more likely to try. if you didn’t you might get it done because you had to, but it was a chore and you probably don’t…
Never Ending Story
Preparing the Way We don’t start anything, God is always at work - we just join Him Cornelius - professional soldier - God fearer God has a way - we do not always understand “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, and your ways are not My ways.” This is the Lord ’s declaration. Obstacles we Make Distractions…
I Will Build My Church: Luke & Acts Series
Evangelism 101 WHY??? And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ; It is the responsibility of your pastors/elders to equip you for the…
Today, we are celebrating 2 years as River Church. One thing we want to do is to make a difference in the lives of people in our congregation and around the WB. Fire in town shopping center – Firefighters couldn’t get it under control – Situation hopeless - Truck carrying farm workers came over hill…
It was thanksgiving break of my freshman year of college. God had done a marvelous work in my heart that first semester of Bible college. For the first time I was really walking with Christ and I had a desire to share this amazing personal relationship with other people. I wanted others to know how incredible…
Evangelism is a word that scares both Christians and Non-Christians. Yet it is a non-negotiable part of what it means to be the Church. This sermon explores the reasons why we need to share the good news of Jesus Christ with those who are "harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd". It is part 1 of a 6 part series on Natural Evangelism, based on the book of the same name by Canon J. John. It was preached on Sunday 16 September at the English service of the Church of the Good Shepherd