Sermons on Faith (Page 3)

Sermons on Faith (Page 3)

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…

It Is Written Part 1

It Is Written Part 1 2 Timothy 3:16-17 (The Message) Every part of Scripture is God-breathed and useful—showing us truth, exposing our rebellion, correcting our mistakes, training us to live God’s way. Through the Word we are put together and shaped up for the tasks God has for us. WHY THE BIBLE CAN BE TRUSTED 1. The Bible is historically accurate. The Bible has archaeological confirmation. Even the Hittite Empire, which was used to call the Bible into question, was…

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 1

Love Like Jesus Part 1 Romans 5:5 (TLB) . . . God has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with His love. The Three Forms of Love: Eros—a selfish love based on physical traits. Philos—a friend love based on shared experiences. Agape—a divine love based on intimacy with God. Everything in life works when you pursue agape love. 1 Corinthians 14:1 (AMP) Eagerly pursue and seek to acquire [this] love [make it your aim, your great quest]. What is God’s love John…