Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 266 views
The application of oil was associated with times of rejoicing and celebration. It also possessed a deeper significance, including that of being singled out by God for special favour or responsibilities.
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 225 views
The term is applied to Christians in general, not to the Twelve only. It emphasises the importance of Jesus Christ’s followers learning from Christ as their teacher.
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 199 views
Lamentations 3:22-24 “[Because of] the Lord’s faithful love we do not perish, for His mercies never end.  They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness!  I say: The Lord is my portion, therefore I will put my hope in Him.” (HCSB) Arthur Winston was a model of faithfulness. He was known…
John 1 : 29 - 34
Prayer As we continue this week making our way through the 1st chapter of the gospel of John, …we come today to - basically - the second part to last week’s sermon... Last week we looked at John the Baptist being sent BY GOD to water baptize... with the purpose of REVEALING Jesus to Israel... And what…
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 166 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease The janitor of the First Security State Bank of Boise, Idaho, accidentally put a box of checks worth $840,000 on the wrong table. The next morning the paper shredder operator dumped the contents of the box into his machine, and cut the checks into shreds. When the mistake was discovered…
The Gospel of Luke
Frustrated fishing? Fishermen in the news this week with the so-called scallop wars! Like star wars only more wibbly. Who here’s ever been fishing? Who’s ever actually caught anything? [My first fishing experience: Scotland; fishing from a motorboat; like they were jumping onto the hooks] But that’s…
In a 2012 auction, the painting catalogue, Sotheby’s, sold an oil painting named Saint Jerome, attributed to the 16th-century artist Parmigianino, for $842,500. With care, the catalogue only ventured that the work was from the “circle of” Parmigianino– an idiom to convey that it was painted by an artist…
In Christ... we are blessed we are chosen we are holy and blameless before God we are redeemed we are forgiven we are rich we are predestined we are sealed Who is God? Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places,…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 87 views
God’s summoning of individuals and people to himself, so that they will belong to him and serve him in his world. The calling of a believer may involve a specific place, task or vocation in life.