Ordinary People, Extraordinary God: Samson
Ordinary People – Extraordinary God is a recurring series that focuses on the powerful things God does through His people. In this segment, we focus on Samson from the book of Judges. Think you’re strong? Even our best intentions can falter when we face temptation and distraction. Join us as we learn how to stand strong against forces of darkness that want to take us out.
When Strong People are Weak
June 3, 2018
Lust, entitlement, and pride are the attitudes that made Samson hopelessly weak, even though the world saw him as incredibly strong. We’re strong when we acknowledge what we truly deserve from God as well as our inability to truly help ourselves.
Scriptures: Judges 14:1-20; 2 Corinthians 12:1-10; John 15:1-8
Sermon Text: Judges 14:1-20
Small Steps Toward Big Destruction
June 10, 2018
Samson didn’t ruin his life all at once. He did it one step at a time. All the little compromises in our lives add up. Being in the Word opens our eyes to this deadly downward spiral and empowers us to step onto a different path.
Scriptures: Judges 16:1-22; 2 Timothy 2:1-3; Mark 4:1-20
Sermon Text: Judges 16:1-22
June 17, 2018 (Father’s Day)
A man’s greatest fear is failure, and his greatest pain is regret. When we fail, we choose remorse all too often. Yet, what we really need is repentance. Even in our failures, God can still accomplish His purpose.
Scriptures: Judges 16:23-31; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; John 21:15-19
Sermon Text: Judges 16:23-31