Sermons on Revelation
Similar to the church in Ephesus, we all drift from our first passions. John gives us all a good reminder in his letter of Revelation, that we need to remember our passion for Christ, repent from our hardening heart and return to to the practices of love.
How does one live with the presence of God now; now that you are holy, set aside, and meant for a special purpose? Live as you are the temple of God. The fire of the Holy Spirit lives in you!
One of the most powerful pieces of the Christmas story is the phrase “God with us.” This is an amazing thought! Though humanity first hid from God’s presence He continues to draw nearer and nearer to his people. The story of God coming to be with us is powerful. Living in God’s presence is where we find true fulfillment and joy.
Matthew 6:10Philippians 3:20 This prayer humbles us Our allegiance belongs to King Jesus Jesus will be victorious Three Pastoral insights for this political moment:– Treat people with kingdom values– Engage with politics and government as a kingdom citizen– Jesus reigns and He is our hope Revelation 7:9-10Matthew 6:9-13
Christmas season often inspires feelings of warmth and comfort. The Christmas story has some elements of conflict to it though. Jesus was born into a world at conflict, and his ministry created conflict. But Jesus came into the world to fix the broken things and nothing is able to stop him.
As Christians, we can have a tendency to lose the passion and motivation we experienced as new believers. When that happens, John gives us three steps we can take to refuel our passion: Remember, Repent, and Return.
Prayer is a discipline. It takes practice, it takes all sorts of forms and it is way more powerful than you think.
There are many things in the human life that indicate that we are made for something different. We are citizens of heaven.
Though this world is broken we can be reconciled with God. In that reconciliation we are being transformed and restored. In the same restoration we will be fully restored to a glorified state when Jesus the perfect king and judge returns. We are not home yet.
Jesus builds bridges across cultures and over barriers.