The Human Desire for Insurance. One of the great dangers in our faith is disrearding tghe promises of God’s Word, or twisting those promises into saying something they do not mean. I have spoken many times on the subject of christian dissolusionment - when we feel let down by God. Now how can God let…
Isaiah 42:1-9 --The Perfect Gift of Hope Intro Hopelessness is a reality for much of our world. We look around and there is war, disease, depression, and despair. This time of year exasperates these feelings. Especially after the year we have had. Whether you have lost a loved one, lost a job, feel overwhelming…
Is baptism for physical cleansing? Is baptism a work that earns our way into Heaven? Is baptism in order to get salvation or is it because of salvation? Why was Jesus baptized?
Are You a Disciple of Jesus?
Kevin Subra • Sermon • • 158 views • 51:06
We look at the priorities that Jesus says must be in our lives to be obedient believers, disciples, of Jesus. (Luke 14:26,27,33)
Introduction 9 I wrote to you in my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people— 10 not at all meaning the sexually immoral of this world, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters, since then you would need to go out of the world. 11 But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone…
Embracing the Vision
Part 2 Pathway to Growing The Vision Naalehu Assembly of God ++Committed Followers of Jesus Christ 42 And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. 43 And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles.…
Principles of a Healthy Church
Austin Keller • Sermon • • 105 views
In the kingdom, Jesus Christ transforms ordinary people and reshapes the community of living servants. When we belong to God, the church lives knowing we're called out for a purpose to serve in the church and disciple others. When we participate together in ministry, we become the engaged church that leaves a fingerprint of Jesus.
Turn to Romans 6 . I ’m going to read the first 11 verses from the New Living Translation. A little lesson here - most modern translations are really good and accurate. I think it’s important to read from various translations (ESV, NIV, KVJ etc.) to help our understanding of the text. In my opinion,…
Regarding soteriology: If God has everything determined, does it matter if I witness? 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 15 And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.…
Developing a Disciple-Making Culture
One of the most spiritually healthy things we have done in a church since I took over as the head pastor is to begin to cultivate a disciple-making culture in our church. That process began about 2 1/2 years ago. We have come a long way, praise the Lord, but we still have a long way to grow- don’t we?…
Recommended reading Replicate by Robby Gallaty & Chris Swain Biblical Slave Leadership by Daniel L. Anderson This morning we learned that Paul was faithful because he knew his “Why?” I never want you do something simply because it’s what Pastor wants you to do. I don’t want it to be because its just…
How are You going to Do Church? You are Special Mission Statement: To Share the Love that God has Shared with Us. Vision Statement: We seek to grow transformed followers of Jesus Christ who purposely engage our community, nation and world with the gospel for the glory of God. who gave himself for us…
What makes a local church a church ? Is it simply where two or three are gathered? 20 For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them.” If so, then every Christian home would be a church. A church always has some form of organization . 23 So when they had appointed…
The Role of Women in the Church
This morning we are continuing a series on the role of women in the church. Specifically, my aim is to teach what the NT has to say about women reading Scripture publically in the church and women praying publically in the church. Historically, in our circles, this is not something that we have practiced.…
At the Movies 2018
Something More Coco - meant for more than shoe making We settle - Our plans vs. God’s purpose For I know the plans I have for you” —this is the Lord ’s declaration—“plans for your welfare, not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. Made on Purpose Not an accident - not random You are exactly…