Synopsis: What kept the Apostle Paul from giving up in ministry when he encountered so many setbacks, hardships, pain and suffering? Our text answers that question. The way that Paul was renewed in his life and ministry is the same way we are to be renewed. God wants to renew you and us as a church in three ways!
Synopsis: Our text in Revelation 21:5 reveals God's plan and God's promise. Implied in that promise is an invitation extended to each one to accept - an invitation for a new beginning. If we can accept the fact that God will make a new Heaven and a new Earth and He has the creative power to do so, then we can also accept the reality of four other things that will bring encouragement and hope. This morning's message is part 1 of 2 from this text.
Synopsis: There are interesting parallels between what the Jewish nation and Joshua were facing as they began their new year and what we do as we begin our new year--2022. So here's the question: What or whom are you trusting for directional advice to navigate through 2022? Three truths summarize our perspective for this entire year.
Synopsis: In this final message in this month's series of Christmas messages, we look at the birth of our Savior, the Lord Jesus. The main takeaway from this morning's message is simple, direct and sincerely expressed: We must come humbly to Him as He humbled Himself and came to us.
Synopsis: In part 2 of this series of Christmas messages, we look at the life of Joseph and the type of character he revealed as he faced difficult choices. God's work within him was evident without and seen by all who had a heart like his. Are you as sensitive to and surrendered to God's will as Joseph showed himself to be when God asked him to "trust and obey?"
Synopsis: As a continuation of last week's message, tonight we look at two veins of thought that flow out of a humble heart of trusting submission as it relates to the will of God--God's providential working in our lives.
Synopsis: Tonight's message is part 1 in looking at this 3rd request in the Lord's Prayer--"Thy Will Be Done." Unfortunately, the audio recording stopped towards the end of the message. If you would like to watch the message in its entirety, go to our YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/MJlS13NtZak?t=1196
Synopsis: In part two of this Thanksgiving series, our pastor returns to Ephesians 5:20 to answer the question, "Where do we find the ability to give God thanks--especially when we don't feel like it, aren't in the mood to do so, or are just struggling with what we are facing in life?
Synopsis: Whether we are facing rough times or not, whether we have sustained hardships from personal losses this year or not, it's good for us to consider the question, "Where do I find the ability to give God thanks?" Especially if don't feel like it or am really struggling with doing so? This message is part 1 of 2 as this very question is answered from our text.
Synopsis: This message presents an overview of Zechariah chapters 9-14 and looks at the historical context, the flow of thought in its structure and the focus of its message of hope--Christ's coming. The opening verses of each of these two main sections supply us with the main life-related lesson of today's sermon.