Sermons on Belief
Acts 10:1-16 1 – This Story gives us a “God’s eye view” of our spiritual practices and generosity Acts 10:25-48 2 – The Gospel crosses all human barriers Isaiah 49:6Galatians 3:28 3 – God is always at work and we are sent to join Him in His work
Acts 9:1-31 Galatians 1:13-172 Corinthians 11:30-33Galatians 1:18-24 Be open to God’s correction Be obedient Be humble
Acts 6:8-15Acts 7:1-3Acts 7:51-60Acts 8:1-3John 11:25-26 3 Lessons from the life and death of Stephen It’s important to know your place in God’s big story Faith in Jesus prepares us to handle trouble well God brings good out of bad
We all have things in our life that we would like to go back and redo or reset. We don’t always get that chance though. Jesus fives us the opportunity, not to go back and reset, but at least to have a clean slate.
There are certain things in life that people face with a fair amount of skepticism; things like getting a letter saying you have inherited 1 million dollars. In Christianity, one such event that receives a lot of skepticism is the resurrection. Here, we explore the resurrection and reasons why it should be believed.
The most significant death for the Christian is the death of Christ. Unknowingly, every one involved in the death of Jesus was a part of Scripture being fulfilled.
John 18:1-14 1. Jesus is courageous2 Timothy 1:7John 18:28-40 2. Jesus is the truthJohn 14:6John 19:1-16 3. Jesus has all power and authority, but humbled himself
John chapter 17 contains one of Jesus’ prayers; often called the high priestly prayer. He knows that the time has come for him to do that which he came to earth to do. Jesus spends his night in prayer, praying for himself, his disciples, and ultimately us.
As Christians, we are no longer of the world. We are part of a community that has been called out of the world, and the world works overtime to try to force us to conform to itself.
The main emphasis of John 15 is abiding in Christ. Just like a branch broken from a tree, once it is removed from its source of life it is no longer able to continue to grow. We need to be sure that we stay connected to Jesus.
John 14:15-31Ephesians 3:14-19
How do you know how to get where you are going? Today we use technology like GPS. The disciples needed different kind of directions. They needed spiritual directions. Jesus tells them to believe in the “great hope” of his return. He said that He is “the way, the truth and the life.”