Sermons by Pastor David Longenecker (Page 9)

Sermons by Pastor David Longenecker (Page 9)

The Winner’s Circle Part 5

The Winner’s Circle Part 5 Ephesians 2:12-13 (Phillips) You were without Christ . . . You had nothing to look forward to and no God to whom you could turn. But now, through the blood of Christ, you who were once outside the pale [the covenants of promise] are with us inside the circle of God’s love and purpose. Everything changes in the circle. God treats you the same way He treats Jesus. He sees you the way He sees…

The Winner’s Circle Part 4

The Winner’s Circle Part 4 Ephesians 2:12-13 (Phillips) You were without Christ . . . You had nothing to look forward to and no God to whom you could turn. But now, through the blood of Christ, you who were once outside the pale [the covenants of promise] are with us inside the circle of God’s love and purpose. Everything changes inside the circle. Colossians 1:12-13 (NKJV) Giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of…

The Winner’s Circle Part 3

The Winner’s Circle Part 3 Ephesians 2:12-13 (Phillips) You were without Christ . . . You had nothing to look forward to and no God to whom you could turn. But now, through the blood of Christ, you who were once outside the pale [the covenants of promise] are with us inside the circle of God’s love and purpose. Everything changes once you’re inside the circle. Inside the circle you are loved, accepted, and forgiven. Inside the circle you are…

The Winner’s Circle Part 2

The Winner’s Circle Part 2 The winner’s circle is where victors go, after they’ve won, to be recognized and to receive rewards. Palm Sunday starts the passion week! Every victory Jesus secured he secured for us! His victory was our victory! The secret to Christianity is found in the past tense of God’s Word. Ephesians 2:12-13 (Phillips) You were without Christ . . . You had nothing to look forward to and no God to whom you could turn. But…

The Winner’s Circle Part 1

The Winner’s Circle Part 1 A winner’s circle is where victors go, after they’ve won, to be recognized and to receive rewards. Think about the area of life you struggle in the most. What if you already beat it? What if the battle was won and you were free, you just didn’t know it? 1 John 4:4 (CEV) Children, you belong to God, and you have defeated these enemies. God’s Spirit is in you and is more powerful than the…

Life Money Hope Part 2

Life Money Hope Part 2 1 Timothy 6:9-10 (NIV) People who want to get rich [who have the wrong perspective of money] fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs. Luke 12:34 (NIV) For where your treasure is, there your…

Life Money Hope Part 1

Life Money Hope Part 1 Haggai 1:5-7 (NIV) Now this is what the LORD Almighty says: “Give careful thought to your ways. You have planted much, but have harvested little. You eat, but never have enough. You drink, but never have your fill. You put on clothes, but are not warm. You earn wages, only to put them in a purse with holes in it.” This is what the LORD Almighty says: “Give careful thought to your ways.”  How Did…

Love Like Jesus Part 6

Love Like Jesus Part 6 1 Corinthians 14:1 (AMP) Eagerly pursue and seek to acquire [this] love [make it your aim, your great quest]. Love is the sign of spiritual maturity. Love forgives. Love serves. Love connects. Love prays. Love believes. Mark 14:35-36 (NLT) He went on a little farther and fell to the ground. He prayed that, if it were possible, the awful hour awaiting him might pass him by. “Abba, Father,” he cried out, “everything is possible for you. Please take this cup…

Love Like Jesus Part 5

Love Like Jesus Part 5 1 Corinthians 14:1 (AMP) Eagerly pursue and seek to acquire [this] love [make it your aim, your great quest]. John 13:1 (ERV) Jesus knew that the time had come for him to leave this world and go back to the Father. Jesus had always loved the people in the world who were his. Now was the time he showed them his love the most. We’ve been looking at the last week in Jesus’s life and we have…

Love Like Jesus Part 4

Love Like Jesus Part 4 1 Corinthians 14:1 (AMP) Eagerly pursue and seek to acquire [this] love [make it your aim, your great quest]. Week 1:  Love is the sign of spiritual maturity. Week 2:  Love forgives. Week 3:  Love serves other. Week 4:  Love connects. Doesn’t isolate. Do life together. Philippians 2:1-4 (MSG) If you’ve gotten anything at all out of following Christ, if his love has made any difference in your life, if being in a community of the Spirit…