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Sermons on 1 Timothy

Oikonomics – Part 1: Generosity as a Lifestyle

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 of 4 SERMON SUMMARY The Greek word, οἰκονομία, means “to manage resources owned by another”, and so I’ve entitled this series “Oikonomics 101”. Truth is, all that we have belongs to God. During the next several weeks we are going to learn how to properly manage those God-given resources. Today we […]

1 Peter – 1 Peter 4:7-11 – A Game Plan for Living in the End Times

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 4:7-11 – 13 of 18 SERMON SUMMARY Jesus (Matthew 16:21-26 & 24:3-8), Paul (1 Timothy 4:1-6) and Peter (1 Peter 4:7-11; 2 Peter 3) all voiced practical concerns regarding how to behave in difficulties we will encounter in “the end times”. During times of suffering, persecution and […]

Faith & Work: An Uneasy Alliance – Work: A Rich Mission Field

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Faith & Work: An Uneasy Alliance – Work: A Rich Mission Field –  8 of 8 SERMON SUMMARY One of the most fruitful mission fields is the workplace. We spend a lot of time there; we have friends there, many of whom are not Christians. Think about it…we get paid to spend […]

Sanctity of Life

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Sanctity of Life SERMON SUMMARY Abortion is a controversial topic, a painful topic. In our society it is inevitable that some will be offended. I know that, and that is surely not my desire. The alternative is not to bring it up—yet it’s too important to ignore. My prayer is that out […]

Faith & Work: An Uneasy Alliance – Viewing Work through the Lens of the Great Commandment

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Faith & Work: An Uneasy Alliance – Viewing Work through the Lens of the Great Commandment – 3 of 8  SERMON SUMMARY “There is what I do on Sunday, and then there is what I do during the week. There is my private faith life, and then there is my public work […]

Appetites – June 10, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY The Bible has a lot to say about what we do with our appetites. And probably the most famous example comes from Genesis 25, the story of Jacob and Esau. While in their mother Rebekah’s womb, “the babies jostled each other within her.” There was a battle going on between […]

Financial Freedom

How to Experience Financial Freedom: Part 3 of 4 – Spend Wisely – March 18, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY We are in the middle of a four-part sermon series on how to experience financial freedom, and today we are going to look at the third principle: learning to spend money wisely. Proverbs 21:20 says, “The wise have wealth and luxury, but fools spend whatever they get.” Financial freedom doesn’t […]

Financial Freedom

How to Experience Financial Freedom: Part 1 of 4 – Earn Honestly – March 4, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Today we are beginning a new series of messages entitled “Four Steps to Financial Freedom.” Knowing the truth about money is the key to experiencing financial freedom, and perhaps the most foundational truth God reveals to us is the fact that God is the ultimate owner of all that we […]

The Mystery of Christmas – The Angle on Angels – Part 2 – December 17, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Many of us are familiar with the story of Jesus’ birth—about his mother’s miraculous pregnancy, about his birth in a manger, about angels announcing his arrival to some shepherds (Luke 1:30-33; 2:8-15). And, of course, many of our favorite Christmas songs mention the role of angels too. Today let’s gain […]

1st Timothy – Part 13 of 13 – Fight the Good Fight of Faith – August 20, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY As we approach the end of our study of Paul’s first letter to Timothy and the church at Ephesus, we will consider Paul’s final exhortations to Timothy. Paul begins by urging Timothy to persevere in his faith as he waits for Jesus’ return. Verse 12 best summarizes Paul’s final words […]

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