Sermons from February 2016

Sermons from February 2016

Running With The Giants – Part 3

RUNNING WITH THE GIANTS                                         Part 3 – Abraham  (Hebrews 12:1 NIV) Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. For when you don’t understand God’s ways… “God always does the right thing.” (Genesis 15:2-6 NIV) But Abram said, “Sovereign LORD, what can you give me since I remain childless…

Changing Your Course – With the Words of Your Mouth – Part 1

James 3:1-4 NKJV (1)  My brethren, let not many of you become teachers, knowing that we shall receive a stricter judgment. (2)  For we all stumble in many things. If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle the whole body. (3)  Indeed, we put bits in horses’ mouths that they may obey us, and we turn their whole body. (4)  Look also at ships: although they are so large and are driven…

Running With The Giants – Part 2

RUNNING WITH THE GIANTS                                              Part 2 – David  (Hebrews 12:1 NIV) Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. “You can overcome the limitations others put on you.” WHEN OTHERS CAN’T SEE YOUR POTENTIAL… Jesse, David’s father, did not think he had King potential. (1 Samuel 16:6-7 NIV) When…

The Scarlet Thread – Part 7

The Passover Exodus 12:1-14 NKJV (1)  Now the LORD spoke to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying, (2)  “This month shall be your beginning of months; it shall be the first month of the year to you. (3)  Speak to all the congregation of Israel, saying: ‘On the tenth of this month every man shall take for himself a lamb, according to the house of his father, a lamb for a household. (4)  And if the household…

Running With The Giants – Part 1

(Hebrews 12:1 NIV) Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. John Maxwell – book, what if these “giants” could personally come out of the stands and talk to you and give you one piece of advice. Noah might say: “Don’t miss the boat” You might say, “Why didn’t you…

The Scarlet Thread – Part 6

The High Priest Old Covenant – High Priestly Garments The central figure of the Old Covenant system was the High Priest. He was the most important person in the entire nation because he represented the entire nation before God. He stood above everyone else not just because of his position but also because of what he was required to wear. As we look at his garments, understand that together they paint a picture of the High Priest that was to…

The Scarlet Thread – Part 5

Last week we said there were three things that God gave specific instructions to Moses to do: construct the Tabernacle, setup the system of sacrifices, and create the priesthood. God gave the law, not as a part of the blood covenant, but as His way of revealing Himself to the world. It was His calling card to show the world His character. When the Hebrew looked into the Ten Commandments, he would see God’s holiness and his sinfulness. He could…