Sermons from April 2018

Sermons from April 2018

Heroes – Part 2

Hebrews 12:1 NLT Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. For when you’ve made bad choices… “God always gives you a second chance.” Jonah 1:1-5 NIV The word of the LORD came to Jonah son of Amittai: (2)…

Armed and Dangerous – Part 6

Ephesians 6:10 NKJV Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. The word “finally” in the Greek language lets us know there might have been a problem in this early church. The word “finally” in the Greek language means the familiar saying, “If you don’t get anything else out of what I am saying to you, get this…” Ephesians 6:10 NKJV Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power…

Heroes – Part 1

Hebrews 12:1 NLT Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. What if you could spend time with one of these Heroes of the faith, what would they say to us? How would they encourage us? Isaiah 30:21 NIV…

Armed and Dangerous – Part 5

As you grow and your understanding of God’s Word begins to increase, you will probably have many opportunities to use your faith and to resist the devil. Your knowledge of how and when Satan attacks will equip you to deal with these assaults more intelligently. James 1:2 NKJV My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, Notice this verse says “when” and implies that these attacks will come. The Greek tense suggests: These attacks normally come…

Grace is Greater – Part 4

Romans 5:12,15,17 NLT When Adam sinned, sin entered the world. Adam’s sin brought death, so death spread to everyone, for everyone sinned. (15) 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 many. But even greater is God’s wonderful grace and His gift of forgiveness to many through this other Man, Jesus Christ. (17) For the sin of this one man, Adam, caused death to…

Armed and Dangerous – Part 4

“Agoridzo” – tells us that Jesus Christ came to earth to locate us in our depravity and to personally inspect our slavery to Satan. “Exagoridzo” – declares that Jesus not only came to inspect our condition but to permanently remove us from Satan’s power. “Lutroo” – tells us that Jesus was so dedicated to delivering us from Satan’s dominion that He was willing to pay the ransom price of His own blood in order to break the devil’s ownership over…

Grace is Greater – Part 3

Romans 5:17 NIV For if, by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God’s abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ! We were not sinners because we have sinned; we were sinners because Adam sinned. Because of Adam’s sin, death began to reign in the earth. Our lives are wrapped up in those of our ancestors.…

Armed and Dangerous – Part 3

As a point of reference, we will be referring to content from the following books: In this series, we are going to deal with the subject of spiritual warfare and bring correct, biblical teaching to this often-misunderstood subject. There are three different aspects to spiritual warfare: Taking control of our minds Crucifying the flesh Dealing with the enemy We must always remember that the real battle with Satan was won at the Cross and the resurrection by Jesus Christ. We…