Sermons on In Christ

Christ The Healer Part 6:
Healing – The Next Level

Christ The Healer Part 6: Healing – The Next Level How many have ever stood for healing and thought, “I just don’t have enough faith.” Or been caught in the vicious cycle of trying to get more faith? Or struggle receiving from God? Luke 8:43-44, 46 (VOICE) In the crowd was a woman. She had suffered from an incurable menstrual disorder for 12 years [and had spent her livelihood on doctors with no effect]. It had kept her miserable and…

Christ The Healer Part 3:
The Grace/Healing Exchange

Christ The Healer Part 3: The Grace/Healing Exchange 1 John 3:21-22 (NIV) Dear friends, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before God and receive from him anything we ask. The church has faith for healing! How many believe God can open blind eyes? Make the deaf hear? And the lame walk? Heal cancer? Heal Diabetes? So our problem isn’t faith. Our problem is confidence. We second guess if he will do it for me. THE GRACE/HEALING…

If My People Part 3: Living A God First Life

LIVING A GOD FIRST LIFE 2 Chronicles 7:14 (NLT) If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land. If you humble self, I will hear. If you seek me, I will forgive. If you turn, I will restore. Last week we looked at how important it is for us to humble…

Right and Wrong Thinking Part 2

Right and Wrong Thinking Part 2 Hosea 4:6 (EXB) My people ·will be [or are being] destroyed, because they ·have no [lack] knowledge. John 17:17 (NIV) Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth. FOUR AREAS OF SANCTIFICATION Our knowledge of God. Our knowledge of self. Our knowledge of our enemy. Our knowledge of faith. Proverbs 16:18 (NKJV) Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. Our self-perception is one of the main places we must…

Right and Wrong Thinking Part 1

RIGHT and WRONG THINKING Part 1 Hosea 4:6 (EXB) My people ·will be [or are being] destroyed, because they ·have no [lack] knowledge. John 17:17 (NIV) Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth. “Sanctify” means to separate, free, set apart, and make holy.  To “make holy” means to make like the Lord. Four Areas of Sanctification: Our knowledge of God. Our knowledge of self. Our knowledge of our enemy. Our knowledge of faith. Romans 12:2 (NIV) Do not…

Of His Fullness

THE FULLNESS OF GOD Colossians 1:15-19 (AMP) He [Jesus] is the exact living image [the essential manifestation] of the unseen God [the visible representation of the invisible], the firstborn [the preeminent one, the sovereign, and the originator] of all creation. For by Him all things were created in heaven and on earth, [things] visible and invisible . . . . He is also the head [the life-source and leader] of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the…

Red Letter Part 2: Hands & Feet of Jesus

BEING THE HANDS AND FEET OF JESUS Luke 4:16-19 (NIV) He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read, and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written: “The Spirit of the Lord is on me,because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He…

I Have Decided Part 2: A Life Of Purpose

A LIFE OF PURPOSE Proverbs 29:18 (KJV) Where there is no vision, the people perish . . . . One of the best gifts of life is having clarity of vision and purpose. The Hebrew word for “vision” is Chazown (khaw-zone’). It means a dream, revelation, or vision. A vision for life will bring focus. A vision for life will bring endurance. A vision for life will bring fulfillment. WHERE DOES PURPOSE COME FROM? Ephesians 1:11 (Message) It’s in Christ that we find…

I Have Decided Part 1: New Life Through Death

New Life Through Death Romans 5:12-21; 6:1-3 (NLT) When Adam sinned, sin entered the world. Adam’s sin brought death [separation from the life God had for us], so death spread to everyone [one man got us in a mess] . . . . Adam is a symbol, a representation of Christ, who was yet to come. But there is a great difference between Adam’s sin and God’s gracious gift. For the sin of this one man, Adam, brought death to…