Sermons from August 2021

Ignite Your Spiritual Passion – Through Waiting

Sanctification- The act of becoming more like Christ God is not in a hurry, you are. It’s why you’re anxious and stressed and disappointed. Trust that what was meant to be yours, will be yours. There are times of considerable waiting in the Bible Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. Isaiah 7:14 Just because God feels silent, doesn’t mean God is absent.…

Ignite Your Spiritual Passion – Optimism

Passion is a strong desire that can get you to do amazing things. Passion is an emotion to be acted upon. Without action, passion yields no worthwhile results. Passion is the fuel in the fire of action. A negative outlook never leads to a positive life. One of the most spiritual things about you is the attitude you choose to have and the way in which you think.  • Optimism is NOT a denial of reality. • Optimism is NOT…

Ignite Your Spiritual Passion – Sin

SIN PROBLEM CONFUSION sin is actually very poorly understood by both Christians and non-Christians alike as simply being “bad things people do.” 2 GROUPS The first plank in the Gospel is you cannot do what virtually everybody else does. You cannot divide the world into two groups, good and bad. HYPOCRITES when religious people call other folks sinners, shows that they feel very superior to all kinds of people, they dehumanize.  FRUSTRATION OF SIN I’m fearful that I can’t change—that…

Ignite Your Spiritual Passion – Kingdom of God

The Kingdom of God PROBLEM MESSAGE Many think that the gospel of Christ is only about Jesus. Many focus almost entirely on the messenger, and overlook the message he brought. KOG The emphasis of Jesus’ teaching was the kingdom. In Matthew he mentions the Church twice and the kingdom of God fifty-five times.  Garden of Eden loss. Rebellion. Mark 1:15 “The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!” GOD…

Ignite Your Spiritual Passion – Suffering

Suffering PROBLEM I watched as a friend praised God through a very hard time in her life. I had not understood how she could praise God when her world was falling apart. She had a spiritual insight that I needed You never know how you’re gonna react in the face of trauma and pain.  GOD Philippians 1:29 For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him…