Sermons on Purpose & Destiny

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…

Ordained for Impact Part 4: Armed with Testimonies

Ordained for Impact Part 4: Armed with Testimonies Acts 1:8 (NIV) You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. We’ve learned that God has strategically placed you in the lives of specific people who God has anointed you to impact. Build a personal relationship. Love them with God’s love. Share your personal story. Bring hope into their life. Give a personal invitation. Personally invite them to church. There…

Ordained for Impact Part 3: Strategically Placed for Impact

Ordained for Impact Part 3: Strategically Placed for Impact God’s plan to change the world is for every Christian to change their world. God’s plan for people receiving Jesus is you! Last week we learned that the average person has about 12 people in their sphere of influence—people we consistently spend an hour or more with over the course of a week. God has strategically placed you in these people’s lives because you’re the one anointed to reach them. God…

Ordained for Impact Part 2: Where Do I Start?

Ordained for Impact Part 2: Where Do I Start? Ephesians 2:10 (KJV) We are His [God’s] workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them. The way we shine as a light for the Lord is through good works—tangibly meeting people’s needs. Matthew 5:14-16 (TLB) You are the world’s light—a city on a hill, glowing in the night for all to see. Don’t hide your light! Let it shine for…

Ordained for Impact Part 1: Ordained for Impact

Ordained for Impact Part 1: Ordained for Impact Ephesians 2:10 (KJV) We are His [God’s] workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them. John 15:16 (KJV) I [Jesus] have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you. You are God’s strategy to…

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…

The Beat of a Different Drum
Part 4: The Heartbeat of Unity

The Beat of a Different Drum Part 4: The Heartbeat of Unity John 17:20-23 (NIV) “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me. I have given them the glory that you gave…

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…

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…