Discovering the Church
The kingdom of God comes into being wherever the kingly authority of God is acknowledged. Although God is always sovereign, Scripture looks to a future “realm” or “reign” of salvation. This has come in Christ and yet will come in its fulness only when Jesus Christ returns.
Dave McNeff • Sermon • • 191 views
January 10, 2015 Read Lu 14:15-24 – One of the great football coaches (I forget which – maybe Lombardi) saw an article one morning that called him “great.” Taken with his own press, he looked into a mirror and asked his wife, “How many great coaches do you think there are?” Her response: “One less than…
Can you think of times in your life when someone fundamentally, totally, completely missed the point? Example- you spend hundreds of dollars on a new toy for you child for his or her birthday, and it is one of those toys that comes in a rather large brown box. So, you take care to hide the present, and…
Adair Ellison • Living Hope • Sermon • • 19 views • 37:02
A Kingdom of God kind of life embodies our entire lifestyle. It includes worship, requiring sacrifice, but also living a life that is counter cultural to this earthly way of life. Find out how to do this every day!
The Triumphal Entry of Christ into Jerusalem marks the dawn of the age of the Messianic King, which will ultimately culminate in the Lord's complete victory and the restoration of his people.
In Jesus' Name
Jason A. Smith • Sermon • • 8 views
I. INTRODUCTION A. Praying “In Jesus’ Name”… By His authority, because of what He has done for us, and praying like He would… B. Last lesson à 6:9 “Our father who is in Heaven, hallowed by thy name”. We have a relationship with a father unlike any other! He is holy and we as His people, in what we say…
In a world that's falling apart, Psalm 45 is a prophesy about Jesus the King fixing everything. It comforts us as the world burns around us, ripped to pieces by bitterness and rage. It tells us that everything will be all right, in the end, for those who belong to God.
Dave McNeff • Sermon • • 6 views
Intro – Steve Jobs, who founded Apple Computer, died of pancreatic cancer in 2011 at age 56. He apparently died with little hope. Speaking of an afterlife he said, “Sometimes I think it’s just like an onoff switch. Click and you’re gone – and that’s why I don’t like putting onoff switches on Apple devices.”…
The Justice of God
Introduction Writing about AD 95 from the Island of Patmos Apocalyptic - Revelation - Remember the message entitled: The Justice of God: Race, Gospel, and Ultimate Justice? 30 The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent, 31 because he has fixed a day on…
Dave McNeff • Sermon • • 5 views
Intro – This passage is not easy, but I love it and its message. From our earthborn perspective, it is almost bizarre. But that is exactly the point. This is an other-worldly event. This is the kingdom of God in preview. This event purposely follows what came just before. Note v. 28, “Now about eight…
This Psalm teaches us to look beyond your country, look beyond your own life, and look to heaven above. Believe that, because the Lord reigns, you can sleep peacefully tonight if you belong to Him.
Richard Hardy • Sermon • • 4 views
The Throne of Our Lives Declaration of Independence - Nobody has the right to tell me what to do, what to believe, who to serve, what is right, what is wrong. Everyone is Serving Something “The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eyes…
Dave McNeff • Sermon • • 4 views
Intro – How would you like to pick up the paper and read you died the day before? Happened to Mark Twain in 1897. Someone confused him with a cousin who was ill in London. Twain responded: “Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” Well, that phrase could apply equally to the death of any true…
Dave McNeff • Sermon • • 3 views
Intro –Confed Genrl Stonewall Jackson came to a river and instructed his engineers to plan and build a bridge. The wagon master began gathering all the rocks, logs and fence rails he could find to help. Next morning Jackson arose to find all the wagons and artillery were safely across. He asked, “Where…
Mickey D. Jett • Sermon • • 2 views
WHERE IS THE KINGDOM? LUKE 17: 20-21 Once, having been asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied, “The kingdom of God does not come with your careful observation, 21 nor will people say, ‘Here it is,’ or ‘There it is,’ because the kingdom of God is within you.” INTRODUCTION:…