Sermons from April 2021

Sermons from April 2021

Storm Proofing Your Life – Part 1

As a pastor, I have noticed that there could be two families in our congregation that appear to be pretty much the same: both families were faithful both families worshipped God vocally and actively participated in the church services both supported the church financially both volunteered to help work in the church And at different times, both experience a major storm in their lives When the storm hit, it became noticeably clear that these two families, as much as they…

The Fruit of the Spirit – Part 1

I would like to acknowledge the insight received from Pastor Rick Renner for these lessons on the Fruit of the Spirit found in his book, Sparkling Gems from the Greek – Volume 1. Galatians 5:19-23 | NKJV (19) Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lewdness,  (20)  idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies,  (21)  envy, murders, drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as…

The Power of Your Words – Part 3

Faith always begins where the will of God is known. How does faith come? Romans 10:17 NKJV (17) So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Before we are Born Again, we have no faith and so faith (to get saved) comes by hearing the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. What about after we are saved? Romans 12:3 KJV (3) For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among…

The Holy Spirit – Part 10

2 Corinthians 13:14 | MSG (14) The amazing grace of the Master, Jesus Christ, the extravagant love of God, the intimate friendship of the Holy Spirit, be with all of you. 1 Corinthians 12:1 | NKJV (1) Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be ignorant: 1 Corinthians 12:1 | BBE (1) But about the things of the spirit, my brothers, it is not right for you to be without teaching. The Gifts of the Spirit 1…

The Power of Your Words – Part 2

Faith always begins where the will of God is known. How does faith come? Romans 10:17 NKJV (17) So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Before we are Born Again, we have no faith and so faith (to get saved) comes by hearing the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. What about after we are saved? Romans 12:3 KJV (3) For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among…

The Holy Spirit – Part 9

2 Corinthians 13:14 | MSG (14) The amazing grace of the Master, Jesus Christ, the extravagant love of God, the intimate friendship of the Holy Spirit, be with all of you. 1 Corinthians 12:1 | NKJV (1) Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be ignorant: 1 Corinthians 12:1 | BBE (1) But about the things of the spirit, my brothers, it is not right for you to be without teaching. The Gifts of the Spirit 1…

The Power of Your Words – Part 1

In doing some historical study of the Azusa Street Revival and the life of William Seymour, the leading minister of the revival, I discovered several Pentecostal denominations came out of that revival. In following that “rabbit trail”, there is one large denomination in particular that doctrinally believes everything that we do except for one thing: Under the heading of divine healing, “Officially, the denomination rejects the view that healing is caused or influenced by “positive confession”, a belief found in…

Easter 2021 – Resurrection Day!

Have you ever been sitting in a restaurant and you are finishing your meal and the server comes to you and you are expecting to receive the check and they come to tell you that someone who was in the restaurant has paid for your meal and you do not owe anything for it? I remember hearing about a couple that had had given birth to pre-mature twins and they had stay in the hospital a long time and receive…