Sermons from November 2021

God Of All Seasons Part 2

THE SEASONS OF LIFE God gives us specific instructions on what to do in each season of life. Summer – Everything is going right – PRAISE Psalm 13:6 (NIV) I will sing the Lord’s praise, for he has been good to me. Psalm 150 (NIV) Praise the Lord. Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens. Praise him for his acts of power; praise him for his surpassing greatness. 2 Chronicles 6:4 (NIV) Praise be to the…

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.…

Truth Over Trend Part 3

THE BIBLE’S PLOT – MIRROR IMAGE Genesis 1-2 – Creation! God and man in Paradise. Mankind enjoyed the presence of God. We experience only good (no pain, sorrow, suffering). The closest English word we have for the Greek and Hebrew word “paradise” is resort. Genesis 3-5 – Satan and sin enter. Sin separates. That’s why Adam hid from God. Romans 6:23 (NIV) The wages of sin is death [separation], but the gift of God is eternal life [union] in Christ…

Truth Over Trend Part 2

SATAN’S PATH OF DECEPTION 2 Timothy 3:16-17 (MSG) Every part of Scripture is God-breathed and useful—showing us truth, exposing our rebellion, correcting our mistakes, training us to live God’s way. Through the Word we are put together and shaped up for the tasks God has for us. All Scripture is God-breathed and is valuable . . . – CJB Error begins when we start devaluing parts of Scripture. 1. Devalue the Old Testament. Why devalue it? Because we’re now under…