After just spending time in the very presence of God, Moses comes down Mt. Sinai only to find the Israelites worshiping a golden calf and indulging in pagan revelry. Instead of letting God’s anger burn against the people, Moses steps into the breach and intercedes on their behalf (cf. Psalm 106:19-23) (1st Petition)
A loser becomes a leader. Isn’t that just the way God works! Judges 6
When we’re looking for meaning and purpose in life, the empty tomb shows us how to work for things that really last.
Sermon Text: Philippians 3
Jesus Experienced Sorrow Sin brings so much grief into our lives. The most powerful example is death which steals our loves ones from us. Jesus was moved to tears on more than one occasion as he witnessed and experienced the sorrow that sin brings to our lives. Scriptures: Matthew 27:32-44 Sermon Text: John 11:17-27, 38-45
Jesus teaches us to approach divergent views with an attitude of humility and the desire to understand where the other person is coming from. Then we can make judgments that are based solely on the basis of the Word of God without self-righteous hypocrisy. Sermon Text: Matthew 7:1-5
What Jesus Said – Love your enemies For the Christian, the guiding principle for any healthy conversation is Jesus’ encouragement to approach a person in love, that is, with their emotional and eternal well-being in mind. Scriptures: Romans 13:8-14; 1 John 3:11-18 Sermon Text: Matthew 5:43-48
Our idea of what brings happiness and the truth of the matter are two very different things. Matthew 5:1-12
With Mary you’ll see that God is bigger than all your problems and struggles. Put you trust in him and you will stand amazed at what he will do!
With Zechariah learn the lesson to never doubt what God can do and to never give up praying! God loves it when you put your trust in him. Zechariah 6:12-15
Because we know that we are victorious in Christ, we are free to give ourselves fully to the work of the Lord.
Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 15:50-58