"Faith" Tagged Sermons
Our feelings are so untrustworthy because they are always changing. And our feelings are affected by sin. But we don’t have to be tossed back and forth by our feelings. We’re called, not to live by our feelings, but to live by faith. Our faith is rock solid if we have placed it in God—the unchanging, perfect, eternal, sovereign One. This faith is founded on the infallible, certain, life-changing, authoritative Word of God. Bring renewal to your life by relying…
Do you think you can grow in faith? Or are you stuck? We know that Scripture is “God-breathed” and is “useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting, and training in righteousness”. But many of us have difficulty building a habit in reading God’s word regularly. We may perceive time constraints or feel intimidated by the size or complexity of the Bible. But we can all grow in faith. Using tools such as devotion series, reading plans, and videos on Scriptures helps us…
Our salvation isn’t about our good works. By grace we are saved through faith. This means that we don’t have to worry about doing enough or being good enough to enjoy eternity with Jesus. At the same time, we can find joy in Christ’s work, which we do as a reflection of His love for us. Doing Jesus’ work isn’t always easy, but we press on towards the prize of eternity. Sermon Text: Philippians 3:1-12
Jonah’s in too deep. Literally. As he sits in the belly of the fish, Jonah prays a prayer of repentance and thankfulness to God. Jonah recognizes how God is working on his heart so he can share God with the people of Ninevah. We too find ourselves in the pit of despair, and it’s here where we recognize our deep need for a Savior. Moments like this help us see clearly why we need to share Jesus with the world,…
Most of us trust that the sun will rise in the morning and that the crops planted in spring will grow so we’ll have food in the fall. But we struggle to trust that God is who he says he is. Faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. When we believe without seeing, we allow God to be God. We trust that the creator of the universe will do things…
Faith Grows Through Good and Bad Joseph is a wonderful example for any young person who finds himself far from home and in trouble. God can use those ties to grow our faith and make it shine brighter and more clearly. Scriptures: Hebrews 11:24-26; Luke 9:18-24 Sermon Text: Genesis 39:6-12, 16-23
Peter’s Act I was marked by a cowardly denial of Christ. But his Act II was filled with a courageous sermon that launched the church into the first century. How? The same way that scared, timid Christians find the courage to boldly share the law and the gospel—by the Holy Spirit. Sermon Text: Act 2:1-47
So many of the truths God teaches us and the promises he makes cannot be comprehended by the human mind or seen with our physical eyes. To accept them, believe them, build our lives and the hope for eternity around them, we must rely on God’s gift of faith. Sermon Text: John 5:24-29; Hebrews 11:1,2,8-12
When dealing with life’s disappointments and disasters, the empty tomb brings healing to our hearts. Hopelessness turns to hope. Faith refined—hope in the midst of suffering. Sermon Text: 1 Peter 1:3-9
Simeon’s story helps us understand that peace is not linked to an absence of conflict or pain, but to the assurance that God keeps His word.
The most intimate relationships in life are found in the home. This also makes them the most difficult. Yet, what amazing things God can accomplish when the entire family works together to serve the Lord!
In grace, God has brought us into his family through faith in Christ. Nothing is more important than remaining in Christ through life and in death. Sermon Text: John 15:1-8