Robin • Sermon • • 7,234 views
Intro There is a popular saying which I think was first spoken by Joseph Kennedy, father of John F. Kennedy, which goes: “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”  Later, singer Billy Ocean, in the early 1980s, popularized it further when he put it into a song. It ended up becoming the theme…
Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 1,205 views
Peter challenges believes to rejoice in the Hope of Christ despite suffering in this life. He makes an appeal to the temporal nature of suffering as compared to eternal salvation. Further, he demonstrates that suffering has purpose in purifying our faith and bringing glory, honor, and praise to God. Thus, even in the midst of horrible suffering we can rejoice in the hope of our God.
Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 1,016 views
The believers of Northern Turkey have stuggled under various trials that God has allowed to afflict his Church. Peter writes to encourage them to look the blessed hope of Jesus Christ in their struggle. Peter described process of salvation in 1 Peter 1:1-2. Peter described the greater riches of our salvation in 1 Peter 1:3-5. Peter gave us the purpose of trials in 1 Peter 1:6-9. In 1 Peter 1:10-12 he reminds them that they are a privilaged generation to know the Christ. Likewise, we are privilaged because through the Gospels we know Christ.
Talk about Easter - REview - Best Friend … Teacher … today Jesus is the Miracle Worker 1 Y ou’ll remember, friends, that when I first came to you to let you in on God’s master stroke, I didn’t try to impress you with polished speeches and the latest philosophy. 2 I deliberately kept it plain and simple:…
Introduction Have you ever given or received a puppy for Christmas? If not you have seen it played out on a TV show A super-cute, tiny, cuddly fuzz ball wearing a bright red bow around its neck. Usually comes bouncing around the corner or peeks its head out of a box as soon as the kids or special someone…
This is going to be fast and maybe feel like trying to drink out of a fire hydrant…because I want us to swim in the depth of the joy God has promised us and not to miss out on the joy set before us. Why? BecauseJoy is necessary…happiness is commanded to the church. Why? Because we were created to glorify…
Introduction Good Morning, Have you ever been excluded from something? Maybe you didn’t get the wedding Invitation.. or you were out of the loop… Maybe everyone else in your family got the memo but it missed your inbox… We don’t like to be excluded? And if we are honest… being excluded hurts… God’s plan…
A Savior for Christmas
Intro This is my favorite time of the year. Christmas is supposed to be the “most wonderful time of the year.” A time where joy and thanksgiving are felt as we spend time with family, friends and associates. Christmas is supposed to be a time of “peace on earth and good will towards men.” It’s supposed…
What is Joy? Why should we have Joy? 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. 1 Sing for joy in the Lord , O you righteous ones; Praise is becoming to the upright. 22 A joyful heart…
Running with the Giants
1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, Joseph The story about Joseph takes up almost half of the book of Genesis. His life actually…
19 And not being weak in faith, he did not consider his own body, already dead (since he was about a hundred years old), and the deadness of Sarah’s womb. 20 He did not waver at the promise of God through unbelief, but was strengthened in faith, giving glory to God, 21 and being fully convinced that…