Sermons on Emotional Health

Identity & Relationships Part 3: Forming the Right Identity

Identity & Relationships Part 3: Forming the Right Identity 1 John 3:1-2 (NIV) See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are . . . . We are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is. There are four…

Identity & Relationships Part 2: How Identity Builds

Identity & Relationships Part 2: How Identity Builds Psalm 8:4-6 (GNT) What are human beings, that you think of them; mere mortals, that you care for them? Yet you made them inferior only to Yourself; you crowned them with glory and honor. You appointed them rulers over everything you made; you placed them over all creation. God never intended for you to struggle or be defeated. He appointed you to rule and reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.…

Identity & Relationships Part 1: How Identity Destroys

Identity & Relationships Part 1: How Identity Destroys Genesis 1:26-28 (NIV) God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.…

Cross to the Throne Part 4: Garden to the Cross

Cross to the Throne Part 4: Garden to the Cross Jesus slept in the middle of a storm, walked on the water, raised the dead, cast out demons, and healed every kind of sickness and infirmity. In every situation He was the Master. But in the Garden of Gethsemane Jesus entered a state of sorrow, grief, fear, and distress so severe that He sweat drops of blood (Luke 22:44). Why? Because this is where substitution began. Isaiah 53:4 (KJV) Surely…

Christ The Healer Part 2:
The Sin/Sickness Connection

CHRIST THE HEALER PART 2: THE SIN/SICKNESS CONNECTION The Bible shows that there can often be a cause-and-effect relationship between sin and sickness. Psalms 107:17-20 (CW) Our forefathers became sick through their sinful ways and suffered unduly [unnecessarily – in a way that is avoidable] because of their continual wicknedness. They were so close to death that the sight of food nauseated them. Then they called on the Lord, and He saved them out of their distress. He spoke and…

The Beat of a Different Drum
Part 2: The Heartbeat of God

The Beat of a Different Drum Part 2: The Heartbeat of God We’ve learned that the world beats to three main drums: The lust of the flesh – selfishness. The lust of the eyes – greed. The pride of life – godlessness. Less of God in our life John 13:23 (NKJV) Now there was leaning on Jesus’ bosom one of His disciples, whom Jesus loved. If you were leaning your head on God’s chest, what would you hear? What are…

Galatians Part 2: The Crucified Life

Galatians Part 2: The Crucified Life Galatians 1:6-7 (NIV) I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel [works]—which is really no gospel at all. Gospel of Grace = Freedom = Savior = I want to Gospel of Works = Bondage = System = I have to Galatians 2:16, 19 (MSG) We know very well that we are not set right with God…

Trust God Part 4: Cast Your Cares On Jesus

Trust God Part 4: Cast Your Cares On Jesus Philippians 4:6 (VOICE) Don’t be anxious about things; instead, pray. Pray about everything. He longs to hear your requests, so talk to God about your needs and be thankful. . . . pray about everything; tell God your needs, and don’t forget to thank him for his answers. — TLB Psalms 55:22 (AMP) Cast your burden on the Lord [releasing the weight of it] and He [God] will sustain you; He…