Sermons on Repentance

Sermons on Repentance

The Beat of a Different Drum Part 1: The World’s Beat

The Beat of a Different Drum PART 1: THE WORLD’S BEAT Christianity is not about what we can’t do. It is about what we can do with God in our lives. But you will never understand that until you start marching to a different beat. 1 John 2:15-17 (MSG) Don’t love the world’s ways. Don’t love the world’s goods. Love of the world squeezes out love for the Father. Practically everything that goes on in the world—wanting your own way,…

If My People Part 4: Turn And Be Restored

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. We looked at how important it is for us to humble ourselves—become teachable—so the lies in our lives…

If My People Part 2: Humbling Ourselves

HUMBLING OURSELVES 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. A big part of us humbling ourselves, seeking God, and turning away from sin is seeing…

If My People Part 1: Prayer Of Dedication

SOLOMON DEDICATES THE TEMPLE Solomon’s prayer is not that we will never miss the mark. Solomon’s prayer is a dedication for when we miss the mark. 2 Chronicles 6:12, 21 (NLT) Solomon stood before the altar of the Lord in front of the entire community of Israel, and he lifted his hands in prayer . . . 21 May you hear the humble and earnest requests from me and your people Israel when we pray toward this place. Yes, hear…

Death To Selfie Part 1: The Selfie Self-Image

THE SELFIE SELF-IMAGE There are over 1 million selfies posted each day. 36% of people admit to altering their selfies. 14% admit to digitally enhancing them. Billions of selfies are deleted and retaken. The “Selfie” illustrates a conflict that exists between who we believe ourselves to be and who we want other people to see. Our goal, in this series, is to help you embrace who God believes you to be. Put to death your current self-image and embrace the…

Selfless Part 1: Bold in Witness

Selfless Part 1: Bold in Witness SELFISH TO SELFLESS Philippians 2:2-4 (MGS) Be deep-spirited friends . . . . Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead . . . . Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand. Selfishness is the number one enemy of relationships. It is the number one cause of conflict. It is the reason the Church has lost it’s effectiveness. Today’s church is more about getting “my” needs met than it is about reaching…

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…

Life Money Hope Part 1

Life Money Hope Part 1 Haggai 1:5-7 (NIV) Now this is what the LORD Almighty says: “Give careful thought to your ways. You have planted much, but have harvested little. You eat, but never have enough. You drink, but never have your fill. You put on clothes, but are not warm. You earn wages, only to put them in a purse with holes in it.” This is what the LORD Almighty says: “Give careful thought to your ways.”  How Did…