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What Are Your Expectations? Text: Luke 24.13-35 Introduction: We all have certain expectations of God and how we expect Him to act toward us based upon our knowledge of Him. However, serious problems arise when God does not act as we expected Him to. Job ran into this great difficulty wishing that he…
Matthew Kratz • Sermon • • 1,410 views
Expectations and Fulfilment Lk 3:1-22 (15-22) (MT 3:1-17, MK 1:1-11, JN 1:19-34) Sunday December 26, 2004. Maranatha Baptist Church For many the Joy of Christmas is expectation. Some look forward to particular presents, some to family gatherings, or for others, the person and work of Christ. How did…
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 1,250 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease Henry McCushy, of the Texas Employment Commission, said they had a hard time getting men to be department store Santa Clauses one year. The reason was the high percentage of children who were kicking Santa in the shins for not coming through the year before. They expected Santa…
Robert Phillips • Sermon • • 1,215 views
CONFORMING TO GOD’S WILL Ephesians 5:8-20 Coping with the expectations of others is often difficult. The government expects us to be good citizens and pay out taxes. Society expects us to live and act responsibly, and to make a positive contribution to life. Our family expects us to live in such a way…
Ramon A. Evangelista • Sermon • • 873 views
It is good to be here Mark 9:1-9 2 Kings 2:1-12 Every Sunday we provide you with an insert that contains the lectionary readings for that particular Sunday. One of the readings assigned by the lectionary for today is the gospel of Mark chapter 9, verses 2-9. I often wonder how they determined where to…
Scot Wright • Sermon • • 540 views
Expecting the Unexpected Proper 14, Year A RCL AUGUST 10, 2008 Prelude OLYMPIC EXPECTATIONS OF OUR ATHLETES IN SPORTS ILLUSTRATED AND THE MEDIA Bela Karolyi After leading Nadia Comaneci and the Romanian Women’s Gymnastic team to elite status, highly regarded gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi defected to…
Eric Schall • Sermon • • 341 views
Great Expectations Eric Schall April 15, 2007 2 Samuel 6 Thanks for opportunity Susi and I feel such deep roots in this church and community: Graduated BGSU, met my wife here, got married on this platform with Pastor Allen and Pastor Everett, pastoral intern here, Luke the narrator for a few years (once…
Dave McNeff • Sermon • • 175 views
Intro – One guy was explaining his tough neighborhood. He said one year 10 kids who sat on Santa’s lap got their pockets picked! That’s a tough neighborhood! Some of you are in a spiritually tough neighborhood this morning! You feel like God has picked your pockets. And a huge shadow of doubt is building.…
Dave McNeff • Sermon • • 169 views
Intro – J. B. Phillips wrote Your God is Too Small in the 60’s challenging the impotent vision of God that governs most of our lives. We’ve a great God in theory – a small God in practice. We fear a cancer diagnosis, drought, illness, investment loss, the death of a loved one more than we trust the greatness…
Lessons in the Wilderness
Rev. Bruce Goettsche • Union Church of La Harpe Illinois • Sermon • • 105 views
Things don't always go the way we expect them to. That is never more true than during a wedding. In the one hundred weddings that I have officiated at there has been equipment failure, candles that wouldn't light, children that wouldn't cooperate, eyes that were glazed over, laughter during a prayer,…
Pastor Joseph Volpi • Hope Chapel Blacksburg • Sermon • • 76 views • 40:14
Today's message outlines tools to be radically hospitable, like Abraham was in the Old Testament. Pastor Joe tells how expectations can lead to unpredictable results in our lives - like anger and offense. Looking with faith for those Jesus sends us and utilizing His gift given to all of us, hospitality, we can set others above ourselves with servanthood and humility and help prepare them for their life journeys - just as Abraham did!
Charles Chelle • RCC • Sermon • • 60 views • 33:45
When it comes to God, are our expectations high enough?
Jerry Rogers • Calvary Baptist Church - Denison • Sermon • • 49 views • 34:02
Richard Devendorf • Sermon • • 45 views
The Crowd Luke 23:13-25; John 12:12-19; Revelation 7:9-12 NIV Thesis - If Jesus doesn't meet your expectations your expectations are wrong! Ethical Objective - To cause people to expect spiritual deliverance from Jesus. Over the last few weeks we’ve been looking at the final twenty-four hours of Jesus’…
Robert Cote • Sermon • • 37 views
A Season of Expectations Malachi 3:1-2 Our scripture, a beautiful description of the first and second coming of Christ, is valed from such a distinction here. This proved quite problematic for the Jews of Jesus’ day, not to mention His own disciples. We, as twenty first century Christians are in a season…
Pastor Cameron Lilly • Hope Chapel Blacksburg • Sermon • • 28 views • 3:04
Pastor Cam Lilly shares a vision, based on Isaiah 54:2, whereby God strengthens and expands Hope Chapel just as He would a tent, by pulling on the four corners and setting up poles!
The Miracles of Jesus in the Gospel Of John
Pastor Randy Bradley • Randy Bradley • Sermon • • 19 views • 27:27
Sometimes we let our expectations run wild. We think we know what is going to happen and we get upset when it does not go the way we think it should. We need to wait and see what God will do in our lives.
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 15 views
2 Kings 15:1-3 “Uzziah son of Amaziah began to rule over Judah in the twenty-seventh year of the reign of King Jeroboam II of Israel.  He was sixteen years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem fifty-two years. His mother was Jecoliah, from Jerusalem.  He did what was pleasing in…
Pastor George Coon • ELBC • Sermon • • 15 views • 41:48
Luke 5:12-26 We all have great expectations in our lives. Sometimes the things God has planned for us or allows in our lives don't line up with those expectations. However, when we fully trust God, He works miraculous things in and through our circumstances.
Greg Stuckey • Sermon • • 13 views
History says that Columbus kept two reckonings(log books) on his initial voyage of discovery. One showed the ship’s true progress, and this he kept secret. Another false record he left open to the crew. In the second, he showed the ship making greater headway than was actually true. Why? In order to…
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 10 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease Few groups of people in history have fought a more bitter battle than the Pilgrims who came to Plymouth on the Mayflower. So many of them died from sickness, that at one point only four of the original couples still had each other. Edward Winslow and Susanna White had each lost…
Charles Chelle • RCC • Sermon • • 8 views • 36:31
When it comes to God, are our expectations high enough?
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 7 views
Romans 12:1-2 Have you ever played Bible Trivia? I've played it twice--the first and the last time. My father and I, both pastors, were on a team against my sister and my mother. Our team took a real drumming. I'm not a good loser, I tell people it is because I've not had much practice at it, nevertheless,…
Lew Worthington • Peace United Church Of Christ • Sermon • • 7 views
What is your hope for the future?