Sermons on Faith (Page 2)

Sermons on Faith (Page 2)

Breaking the Spirit of Fear

Breaking the Spirit of Fear 2 Timothy 1:7 (NKJV) For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. “Fear,” in the Greek, has to do with being fainthearted and loosing the moral fortitude to follow the Lord. In other words, our confidence gets stripped and we compromise. Ephesians 6:11-12 (CEV) . . . defend yourself against the devil’s tricks. We are not fighting against humans. We are fighting…

The Mindset of Miracles

NATURAL MINDED VS. GOD CONSCIOUS 2 Kings 6:1-7 (NCV) The groups of prophets said to Elisha, “The place where we meet with you is too small for us. Let’s go to the Jordan River. There everyone can get a log, and let’s build a place there to live . . . .” When they arrived at the Jordan, they cut down some trees. As one man was cutting down a tree, the head of his ax fell into the water.…

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…

Small Things Big Difference Part 3

Small Things Big Difference Part 3 It’s often the small things that no one sees that result in the big things that everyone wants. OUR WORDS Proverbs 18:21 (NIV) The tongue has the power of life and death. Our words are either life-giving (LG) or life-taking (LT). If you want to change the life you have, you need to change the words you speak. James 3:3-5 (NLT) We can make a large horse go wherever we want by means of a…

Thoughts Become Things Part 5: Bringing Change

Thoughts Become Things Part 5: Bringing Change Mark 11:23 (NLT) I tell you the truth, you can say to this mountain, “May you be lifted up and thrown into the sea,” and it will happen. But you must really believe it will happen and have no doubt in your heart. Research has found that the electromagnetic field of the heart is approximately 5,000 times greater in strength than that of the brain. The electrical voltage of the heart is about…

Thoughts Become Things Part 3: Taking Thoughts Captive

Thoughts Become Things Part 3: Taking Thoughts Captive The average person has 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts a day. 90% of those thoughts are repetitive 80% of those thoughts are negative. Deuteronomy 15:9 (NLB) Be careful that there is no sinful thought in your heart. Romans 14:23 (KJV) . . . whatsoever is not of faith is sin. Sin is not necessarily the bad things we do, as much as the bad things we believe. What we think about we bring…

Thoughts Become Things Part 2: My Heart’s Capacity

Thoughts Become Things Part 2: My Heart’s Capacity Mark 4:20 (VOICE) Those last seeds—those sown into good soil? Those people hear the word, accept it, meditate on it, act on it, and bear fruit—a crop 30, 60, or 100 times larger. DEVELOPING OUR HEART’S CAPACITY Malachi 3:6 (CEV) I am the Lord . . . and I never change. The question is not, “Will God heal me?” God is 100% predictable. The answer is yes. The real question is, “What…

Thoughts Become Things: The Science of Faith

Hebrews 11:3 (VOICE) Through faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God; everything we now see was fashioned from that which is invisible. A SCIENCE TO FAITH Genesis 1:27 (NIV) God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. You are more like God than what you think. You are framing your world through your words. Proverbs 12:14 (MOFF) A man reaps the…

You Asked For It: What About Miracles

You Asked For It: WHAT ABOUT MIRACLES Acts 10:38 (Phillips) You must have heard how God anointed Jesus with the power of the Holy Spirit, of how he went about doing good and healing all who suffered from the devil’s power—because God was with him. Q. What did Jesus use to perform a miracle? A. The power of the Holy Spirit. Q. Is healing good or bad? A. Healing is good. Sickness is bad. Q. Where does sickness and suffering…

It Is Written Part 4

It Is Written Part 4 John 8:31-32 (NIV) Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” HOLDING ON TO GOD’S WORD 1. Make it the foundation of my life. Work God’s Word into your everyday life. Matthew 7:24 (NIV) Everyone who hears these words of mine, and puts them into practice, is like a wise man who built his house on the…