"Trust" Tagged Sermons
God made some promises to Abraham that were hard for him to trust in. His offspring would outnumber the stars. And God made all these promises when Abraham was almost 100 years old without any children! Abraham doubted God’s promises and tried to take things into his own hands. Eventually, however, he came to trust God. When we’re facing family struggles, it can be difficult to be trust that God will keep his promises to bless those who stay close…
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,…
Act II – Staying Steadfast through Persecution Stephen’s murder proves faithfulness leads to suffering. Yet, God was still at work in the suffering, bringing the gospel to new places, and fulfilling Acts 1:8 through Acts 8:1. In the same way, we don’t need to fear suffering and persecution, because we trust that Jesus’ name makes great gains through our pains. Scriptures: 1 Peter 5:1-4; John 10:11-18; Psalm 23 Sermon Text: Act 7:1-8:8 3
Generosity starts with trust. If we trust that we’ll always have what we need, that there’s no need for worry or anxiety, that it’s not necessary to hold so tightly to the things we have, we will experience the incredible and liberating freedom called generosity. God promises to care for all our needs. Do we believe his promise? Sermon Text: Luke 12:22-34
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 the Assyrian army threatened Israel, King Hezekiah took their letter full of insults straight to God in prayer. (6th Petition)
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!
When Moses doubted God’s ability to provide, the LORD God himself actually asked this question. Do we feel like it’s all up to us? Trust God! Numbers 11
When we engage in serving God, opposition from Satan is unavoidable. The devil uses many tactics, but his opposition will not stop the work of the church because the Lord fights for his people. Nehemiah’s response: “Pray, pray, pray and work!” Scripture: Psalm 3 Sermon Text: Nehemiah 4 My Next Steps Point to Ponder: Nehemiah was an ordinary man who trusted in an extraordinary God. He had the attitude: Show me the size of your problem and I’ll show you the…
Nehemiah: How do I make sure that my vision is really God’s vision? I’m going to start with prayer. Then based on what God has revealed to me in his Word, I’m going to act on what I see is the right thing to do and trust that God will give me success.
We may be quick to vilify Judas, the infamous Betrayer. But, what would you have done as Jesus’ leadership seemed to falter and it looked like you might be about to go down with the ship?
Tentatio is the testing, temptation, and trial that occur when God and his Word intersect with us and our world. God uses tentatio to drive us away from self and to his promises alone. Sermon Text: Psalm 119:65-72