Sermons on Lordship (Page 3)
Jesus loves. Not only does He love, He loves, deeply and sacrificially. He will go to any length to bring back someone who has strayed.
Pastor Bruce uses the backdrop of the infant Jesus’ first visit to the temple to explain three certainties about God.
Jesus is the One who is the beginning and end of our faith. To truly honor Him we must allow Him to lead in all that we do.
Many people make resolutions to start new ventures at the beginning of the year. The question is, will you let God lead the way?
As we turn the page on a new year, Pastor Chuck challenges followers of Christ to commit to Him fully.
Even people who don’t know much about the Bible have heard of the wise men who visited Jesus after His birth. A lot of what we think we know about them is not in Scripture. But beyond the facts, their quest to find the Messiah can teach us a couple valuable lessons.
When Jesus came to earth, His plan was more than just to live among us. He wanted to live within us.
Our finite nature tends to make us want to localize our worship of God. Many think that He can only be worshiped in certain places. But Jesus makes it very clear that God can be worshiped anywhere, anytime. In God’s eyes there are no places more sacred than any others.
God has been so graceful with us. Yet it can be easy to withhold grace to others, especially if they’re not like us. This was the trap into which Jonah fell. He was ready to die before he’d go preach repentance to the people of Nineveh. Can we fall victim to stingy grace today?
Would we be surprised if God wanted to do something completely different? It’s easy to get in a spiritual rut, personally or in the church. That’s never the work of God. Not only is He creative, He created creativity. But we can become very comfortable in our daily walk. Too comfortable. We begin to work God into our agenda, instead of the other way around. But Jesus stands ready to blow up our staid orthodoxy and to breathe His freshness…