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Sermons on 1 Timothy

Easter’s Call: Purity

This week we take a look at the resources to equip us with strategies to live pure lives. We’ll examine Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness and see that God’s Word functions in a very practical way to help us handle life’s trials, difficulties, and temptations. We will look at the depth and complexity of evil, Satan’s evil strategies, and how we can defeat these strategies with Scripture.

Spiritual Checkup

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY The Christian life is meant to be one of progress and growth. 2 Peter 3:18 says: “Grow in the grace  and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” How can we know if we are making real spiritual  progress, and not merely deceiving ourselves with spiritual activity? You are…

The Christian and Politics: Our Privilege and Responsibility

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary As Christians, we want to honor God with our lives. We are days away from what is one of the most rancorous  election cycles in American history, and so we want to know, “How can we think and act in this moment in a way  that honors God?” Many ask:…

Growing God’s Way – Through Bible Study

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Matthew 4:4 Spiritual maturity looks like Jesus. He is our role model and the standard against which all humanity is measured, because He is the only person who has ever lived whose life was perfectly aligned with God’s will (Matthew 22:37-39). When we look at the news, we are confronted…

Growing God’s Way – An Introduction

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY 1 Timothy 4:7-10 As a pastor, I have conversations with lots of people. One thing I’ve learned it that most of use are disappointed with how things have turned out in life. We’re disappointed that we haven’t done a better job preparing for retirement, that we haven’t been a better…

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…

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