Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 2,293 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.
Ecclesiastes 3:16 - 4:3
Prayer 16 Moreover, I saw under the sun that in the place of justice, even there was wickedness, and in the place of righteousness, even there was wickedness. 17 I said in my heart, God will judge the righteous and the wicked, for there is a time for every matter and for every work. 18 I said in my heart…
Today Josh Shroeder shares his testimony and encourages us by ending on a reading in Ephesians. Afterwards Pastor Chase kicks off our new sermon series through James. Grab your Bible and follow along!
Brad Reid • Compass Church Richmond • Sermon • • 517 views • 38:11
Listen to Brad Reid's testimony this week as he recounts trying to fit all kinds of other stuff into the God-shaped hole in his life. Straker says most of Brad's problems are great! At the conclusion, it is apparent why Jesus is the only answer.
"Bring my soul out of prison" Psalm 142
Pastor Harold Wedderburn • FMM • Sermon • • 399 views • 46:26
We are God's property purchased and will be collected in what everstate we are found. How do you want to present yourself back to you Father.
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…
Today is sermon 2 from our Believe series - after this we’ll have 28 more to go! The topic this week is God is personal . Of the 4,200 religions in the world, the Judeo-Christian faith is largely unique in the fact that God reveals Himself, God is knowable, He’s near, He’s active in our lives and He…
Intro: Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. It’s uncanny to me how our spiritual lives and spiritual growth is so effectively illustrated in our bodily lives and growth.…
1 There was a man from Ramathaim-zophim in the hill country of Ephraim. His name was Elkanah son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, an Ephraimite. 2 He had two wives, the first named Hannah and the second Peninnah. Peninnah had children, but Hannah was childless. 3 This man would go…
Failures Why is failure an area of life so hard for us to fight through? How do you get back up after falling down in your spiritual commitments? Peter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended. Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee,…
The Three Most Important Components of Prayer 1. Forgiveness - vertical and Horizontal 2. Faith - For without faith is is impossible to please God. 3. Faithful - It is required of a man to be found faithful PUSH - Pray Until Something Happens Forgiveness - the foundation upon which we build everything…
The Power of Vision
Francis Foulkes: “The duties of the pastor (literally ‘shepherd’) are to feed the flock with spiritual food and to see that they are protected from spiritual danger.” When I became the pastor of our church (1, 664 days ago), one of the most important goals in my life was to prayerfully identify God’s…
The God Who Heals 13 Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms. 14 Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: 15 And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord…