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Sermons on Ephesians

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 […]

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 […]

Kingdoms in Conflict – Part 1 of 2: Cosmos Chaos

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY We recently concluded a study of 1st Peter which is an important book for the church today because in it Peter warns Christians not to be surprised by cultural pushback. Biblically informed Christians shouldn’t be surprised by this, because the Bible reveals that there is an invisible spiritual world that […]

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 […]

1 Peter – 1 Peter 4:1-6 – How to Shock Your Friends and Neighbors

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 4:1-6 – 12 of 18 SERMON SUMMARY Peter reminds us that because our ultimate citizenship is in heaven, this world isn’t our true home. We are representatives of a different kingdom, and we need to live that way. Like foreign tourists visiting another country, how we conduct […]

1 Peter – 1 Peter 3:21-22 – Baptism: Clearing the Water

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 3:21-22- 11 of 18 SERMON SUMMARY First Peter was written to persecuted Christians who were scattered throughout what is now modern day Turkey. Peter wrote to encourage them to maintain their hope in the midst of their trying circumstances. Today we learn what Christian baptism symbolizes and […]

3 Days: Living in the Shadow of the Resurrection – The Night They Arrested God

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Living in the Shadow of the Resurrection – The Night They Arrested God – 1 of 4 SERMON SUMMARY Jesus’ sufferings begin with his prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane and conclude with his crucifixion. In between we read of his arrest and the six trials that he endured. Just before all […]

What Jesus Says to His Church – Sardis- The Dead Church

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail What Jesus Says to His Church – Sardis- The Dead Church – 6 of 8 SERIES STUDY GUIDE This 8-part series uses a comprehensive study guide. Download from the Save PDF button above. SERMON SUMMARY Part 6 of 8 Sermon Summary. APPLICATION / CHALLENGE If you have the Holy Spirit, if you […]

The Peace & Wonder of Christmas – We Worship the Prince of Peace

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail The Peace & Wonder of Christmas – We Worship the Prince of Peace – 2 of 3 SERMON SUMMARY The Christmas season is supposed to be a time of peace and good will toward mankind. But too often that is anything but the case. How many of you can honestly say that […]

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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