Sermons on Purpose & Destiny

Pentecost Part 1

THE PROMISE OF THE FATHER John 20:19-22 (NIV) When the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” After he said this, he showed them his hands and side. The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord. Again Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.” And with that he breathed on them and…

Remembered Forever

REMEMBERED FOREVER Psalm 112:6 (HCSB) The righteous man will be remembered forever. Jesus Christ will be remembered forever. We celebrate His birth every Christmas Season. Why? His selflessness. What will you be remembered for? In Heaven? On Earth? Ephesians 4:1 (NIV) I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Sadly, Satan has people running after the wrong things. WHAT MOTIVATES ME Physical needs. (food, water, shelter, etc.) Safety needs. (lock doors, stay in jobs,…

Faith, Vision & Sacrifice

FAITH, VISION & SACRIFICE 2 Peter 1:3-4 (NIV) His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature. Faith comes through your knowledge of God’s promises. Romans 10:17 (NIV) Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.…

Winning Christ

WINNING CHRIST Philippians 3:7-9 (VOICE) I now realize that all I gained and thought was important was nothing but yesterday’s garbage compared to knowing the Anointed Jesus my Lord. For Him I have thrown everything aside—it’s nothing but a pile of waste—so that I may gain [win] Him [Christ]. We’re so used to God winning us, are we trying to win God? Proverbs 8:17-19 (VOICE) I love those who love me; those who search hard for me will find me.…

Living in the Last Days Part 3

ARE YOU RAPTURE READY? Matthew 24:39-44 (DIST) The Great Flood came without any signs, so, before the Judgment there will be a “Rapture” – without any signs . . . . The “Rapture” will be a blessing only for the born-again. Those who reject reality and therefore do not prepare to meet God will miss the “Rapture.” Jesus’s 4 Rapture Parables Faithful or Unfaithful Servants (Matt 24:44-51) Are you faithful to your kingdom assignment? This isn’t about doing “more,” it’s…

Doors Part 3

THE DOOR OF MY LIPS Psalm 139:16 (NIV) Your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. FOUR STAGES OF GOD’S INDIVIDUAL WILL Stage 1: The prompting of the Holy Spirit Stage 2: Certain uncertainty Stage 3: Predictable resistance Stage 4: Focused determination Psalm 141:3 (NIV) Set a guard over my mouth, Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips. “The door of my…

Doors Part 2

FOUR STAGES OF GOD’S INDIVIDUAL WILL Psalm 139:16 (NIV) Your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. FINDING THE RIGHT DOOR God’s moral will (what God already revealed in the Bible). God’s sovereign will (what God is doing on the earth). God’s individual will (what God is doing in your life). FOUR STAGES OF GOD’S INDIVIDUAL WILL Step 1: The prompting of the Holy…

Doors Part 1

GOD’S OPEN DOOR Many of us know, deep down, that the life we are living is not the life we could be living. Psalm 139:16 (NIV) Your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. What do you do when you know, “There is no way the life I’m living is the life God wrote for me.” Revelation 3:7-8 (NIV) What he [God] opens no…

When Jesus Says Thank You

When Jesus Says Thank You I want to thank those who are investing their time, talents, and treasure to help expand the kingdom of God. The Kingdom of God is the realm in which God’s will is fulfilled. Today, I’m saying, “Thank You,” but one day you’ll hear Jesus Himself say, “Thank You!” 1 Timothy 6:18-19 (AMP) [Charge them] to do good, to be rich in good works, to be liberal and generous of heart, ready to share [with others],…