"God" Tagged Sermons
If we want to be faithful to God, it helps to know what He values. And what better place to start than the Ten Commandments. But the commandments (and the law as a whole) are actually only minimums. Jesus expects much more from His followers.
The church in America sometimes conflates patriotism with Christianity. Believers must always remember our first citizenship is in the kingdom of God. But that doesn’t mean that we cannot love our country as well. Using the most famous sentence from the Declaration of Independence, Pastor Bruce discusses this tension between God and country. Along the way he shows that a Christian worldview helps us understand the intentions of our founding fathers.
Almost everyone has heard of the Lord’s Prayer, and many can recite it. The thing is, it’s really more of a model. In these trying days of COVID-19 a lot of people are praying. But do their prayers line up with the pattern Jesus taught?
God is spirit. He is not constrained by space or time. He can be everywhere at the same time. But that doesn’t mean that God necessarily makes His presence known everywhere equally. The fact is, God shows Himself where He’s honored and worshiped.
Words cannot adequately describe Isaiah’s vision of the throneroom of God. What we do know is that he was confronted with God’s awesome holiness and power. Compared to this, Isaiah recognized his sinful condition. But God readily cleansed him and prepared him for service. Chances are you will not experience a vision like Isaiah’s. But if you are a true follower of Jesus you you can know God’s power and presence personally.
When Moses encountered God at the burning bush his life changed. God had a mission for Moses: he was to lead the children of Israel out of captivity and to the Promised Land. Moses’ initial response was that he was not up to the task. God’s response is the basis for this sermon. He gave Moses two assurances which we can also count on as we serve our Lord. First, God will always be with us. He will never leave…
The phrase “the fear of the Lord” appears often in Scripture. But what does it really mean? Pastor Bruce explains the meaning of this often misunderstood concept. He then presents seven Proverbs which help us to better understand how the fear of the Lord impacts our daily lives.