I. Introduction One of the first things you should do when coming to a book study is to try to grasp the big picture of the book. What is it all about? Why was it written? If you had to sum up the message of the book of Colossians in a few sentences or even a few words what would you say? If someone…
Revelation: Church! Hear This...
JEZEBEL... This name has never been on the popular list of baby girl names, and for good reason! The name Jezebel carries with it the stigma and personification of evil, wickedness, and immorality. We see Jezebel come to the pages of scripture in the Old Testament in 1 Kings 16:29-33 29 Now Ahab the…
Steve Caswell • Sermon • • 224 views
Revelation 2:18-29 Stephen Caswell © 2004 The Pope And The Angelic Doctor The story is often told of how Thomas Aquinas the Angelic Doctor once visited Pope Innocent IV. The pope showed him the rich treasures of the Roman church and boasted that the time has gone when the church was saying, Silver and…
The Sermons of Jesus
Introduction Chuck Swindoll tells the story about an unforgettable evening when a friend of his ate dog food. Contrary to what we might expect, he was not starving, nor was he being initiated into a fraternity. Rather, it happened at an elegant physician’s home near Miami. The dog food was served on…
Contend in the Faith
Andrew Pearce • Evergreen Heights Christian Fellowship • Sermon • • 171 views • 37:38
There are many voices that have the potential to push us or pull us in various directions. Jesus invites us to follow his voice. Jude, shows us that CONTENDING IN THE FAITH involves resting in our position in Christ, resisting rebellious voices, and building ourselves up in the faith, so we can be Agents of Mercy to our community.
Paul’s goal, his prayer, and his labor was for these saints to be mature believers in Christ. He wanted them to be firm, steadfast, complete, grounded in Christ alone as a means for their sanctification. Our sanctification is possible because of Christ. Our sanctification is possible only through Christ.…
Stand Alone Sermon
Randy Spitzer • Sermon • • 108 views
Introduction: We live in a society that places a value on truth, the problem is truth has become subjective. If I believe something to be true, then it has to be true is the mentality. Truth is not subjective. Truth stands strong through all tests and still remains the same regardless of what happens.…
Michael T Longson • Sermon • • 83 views
Christians around the world differ to a varying dgree on how they understand the Bible and practice their Christian faith. However, there are certain non-negotiables that all Christians everywhere hold. Unfortunately, there are many teachings that mimic the social teachings of the Christian faith without the emphasis on persoanl responsibility and that ignore the basic fundamentals of the faith. In Paul's letter to the Corinthian Church, Paul identifies several ways by which we can evaluate the various teachings we encounter in this world to determine whether or not they are true and compatible with the Christian faith.
Letter of Jude
Jim Orr • Sermon • • 74 views
The Blessing of God’s Protection Introduction Jude has concluded the main message of his letter to churches who have been confronted with false teachers who have perverted the true gospel. Throughout the letter he has repeatedly condemned what they have been teaching as well as how they have lived their…
Tad Wychopen • Sermon • • 70 views
Text: Colossians 2:8-10 Title: Complete in Christ Theme of the book of Colossians: Jesus Christ: The preeminent and all-sufficient Savior Theme of Text: Man’s philosophy is flawed and false; Christ is completely God and completes the believer. Proposition: Completeness only comes in Christ. You can only…
Jason A. Smith • Sermon • • 67 views
INTRODUCTION · Ch’s 1-2 à Paul is giving Timothy encouragement to overcome his fears and to speak the truth of the Gospel to others in spite of any hardship that may come. · As we get to verses 14-26 of ch2, we see the instructions that Paul gives Timothy apply, not only to Timothy’s ministry, but also…
Whose version of the story are you going to believe? Mom making up stories about you when you were little Wife making up stories about you when you sleep Issue- whose authority is to be believed? This is the heart of the issue in 2 Peter 1 This second epistle, beloved, I now write unto you; in both which…
Backstory When the Pharisees heard that Jesus had arrived, they came and started to argue with him. Testing him, they demanded that he show them a miraculous sign from heaven to prove his authority. Our Scripture begins with this demand. Miracle? They want a miracle now? What about the previous miracles?…
2 Peter: Spiritual Maturity... Knowledge, Grace, & Growth
On trips to Africa I have visited villages with trash and filth that overwhelm ones sense of smell On medical calls as a firefighter medic I have responded to residences that required one to shower and dispose of clothing I have also walked down places like Las Vegas, New Orleans, and other places like…
Romans: The Righteous Shall Live By Faith
Christians are at war with the world,the flesh and the devil. Satan enpowers the world to attack believers externally ,persecuting ,deceiving and seducing them. Internally, sinfulness frustrates the efforts of believers to serve God fully.
George Toews • Sermon • • 46 views
I Timothy 1:1-11, 18-20 Introduction My friend has been a pastor for many years. He has held all kinds of leadership positions in the conference and is a man highly respected by many people. He looks like a person who, as far as his Christian faith is concerned, has it all together. Yet, I know that…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 44 views
Scripture repeatedly warns against false teachings, which deny or distort some aspect of the gospel. The origin of such teachings is attributed either to human error or to demonic inspiration.
Sermon on the Mount
Today we recorded the communion led by Pastor Daryl, a testimony by our own Darby Whatley and message by Pastor Chase. The message today comes from Matthew 7:15-23; False prophets and False Disciples. May we be examining our hearts and lives through this passage.