Sermon Archive (Page 5)

Sermon Archive (Page 5)

Sermon Archive

Let the Ruins Come to Life

THE MIRACLE OF EASTER Easter is made up of two distinct components: Good Friday – Where we celebrate the cross. Easter Sunday – Where we celebrate the resurrection. Good Friday reminds us of the pain associated with sin. Sin creates ruins in our lives. Sin destroys what we love most. Romans 6:23 (NIV) For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. The word death, in the Greek, means…

Death To Selfie Part 4: Drawing Our Identity From God

DRAWING OUR IDENTITY FROM GOD Palm Sunday commemorates the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover. The Jewish people expected the Messiah to be an earthly king who would free them from the tyranny of the Roman Empire. They knew who they wanted Jesus to be – a military leader. So they welcomed Him as a king with palm branches. Jesus knew who He really was. He drew His identity from God. So Jesus rode a donkey,…

Death To Selfie Part 3: The Power of Identity

Death To Selfie Part 3: The Power of Identity The “Selfie” illustrates a conflict that exists between who we believe ourselves to be and who we want other people to see. There is the me I see. There is the me I hope to be. There is the me I pretend to be. There is the me I was created to be. THE POWER OF IDENTITY In this series, we’ve seen Jacob trying to be someone he is not, Leah…

Death To Selfie Part 2: Relationship Behaviors

Death To Selfie Part 2: Relationship Behaviors The “Selfie” illustrates a conflict that exists between who we believe ourselves to be and who we want other people to see. There is the me I see. There is the me I hope to be. There is the me I pretend to be. There is the me I was created to be. LOW SELF-ESTEEM RELATIONSHIP BEHAVIORS 1. Over Apologizing – If you apologize for apologizing you may be struggling with low self-worth.…

Death To Selfie Part 1: The Selfie Self-Image

THE SELFIE SELF-IMAGE There are over 1 million selfies posted each day. 36% of people admit to altering their selfies. 14% admit to digitally enhancing them. Billions of selfies are deleted and retaken. The “Selfie” illustrates a conflict that exists between who we believe ourselves to be and who we want other people to see. Our goal, in this series, is to help you embrace who God believes you to be. Put to death your current self-image and embrace the…

Selfless Part 4: Grateful In The Grind

Selfless Part 4: Grateful In The Grind Philippians 2:2-4 (MGS) Be deep-spirited friends . . . . Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead . . . . Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand. Most of us live our lives under the illusion that something around the corner matters more than what we are doing now. We find ourselves wishing our current season away, waiting for the next season to come. But around every corner is…

Selfless Part 3: Extravagant In Generosity

Selfless Part 3: Extravagant In Generosity Philippians 2:2-4 (MGS) Be deep-spirited friends . . . . Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead . . . . Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand. EXTRAVAGANT IN GENEROSITY Psalm 37:21 (NLT) The wicked borrow and never repay, but the godly are generous givers. . . . the godly show compassion and are generous. – NET Compassion is the reason the godly are generous. Compassion is the byproduct of…

Selfless Part 2: Faithful In Service

Selfless Part 2: Faithful In Service Philippians 2:2-4 (MGS) Be deep-spirited friends . . . . Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead . . . . Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand. If someone were to describe you with the word “ALWAYS” what would they say? Did you know 54% of teens aspire to be a celebrity? They are learning to self-promote so they can be discovered. They want to be the G.O.A.T (Greatest Of…

Selfless Part 1: Bold in Witness

Selfless Part 1: Bold in Witness SELFISH TO SELFLESS Philippians 2:2-4 (MGS) Be deep-spirited friends . . . . Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead . . . . Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand. Selfishness is the number one enemy of relationships. It is the number one cause of conflict. It is the reason the Church has lost it’s effectiveness. Today’s church is more about getting “my” needs met than it is about reaching…

Small Things Big Difference Part 5

Small Things Big Difference Part 5 It’s often the small things that no one sees that result in the big things that everyone wants. OUR CHARACTER—ATTITUDE Your attitude comes out of the core of your being. It represents your disposition, outlook, and determines the character you walk in. “Weakness of attitude becomes a weakness of character.” – Albert Einstein 1 Kings 11:11 (NIV) So the Lord said to Solomon, “Since this is your attitude and you have not kept my…