Resurrection means LIFE

The resurrection of Jesus Christ – A proven historical fact… he gave us back life! 1 Cor. 15:12-19 Life is a person, namely the Lord Jesus Christ. 1 John 5:11-12 Words that define life… -Abundant (John 10:10, defined by what He gives us, forgiveness, no condemnation, living without the fear...

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Such Willingness (Good Friday Service)

Jesus Willfully and Confidently Approached the Cross (Hebrews 10:5-7) 1. He Wanted to Please God 2. He Wanted to be Equipped to Serve God 3. He Wanted God to be His Master 4. He Wanted to Report for Duty Why He did it? – He surrendered to the will of...

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Choosing Life

Death or Life (various scriptures) John 5:24 1 John 5:11-12 Romans 3:21-22 Death – Physical Death – Spiritual Death – Relationship Death Life – Forgiveness – Peace – Purpose The Gift of Grace – Your choice between Death or Life

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Faith Living

Faith Living Ephesians (various texts) Faith is a confidence in the words or abilities of someone. You may not know where you are going but you know who is leading. Saved by Grace Through Faith (Ephesians 2:8-9) Will you express your faith in Jesus to save you? Approach God by...

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Meet Jesus? Everything Changes?

Ephesians 2 is filled with the good news of what Jesus did for me. Ephesians 2:1-10 A. I was DEAD but God made me ALIVE with Christ (1, 5) B. I was DISOBEDIENT but God elevated me to a new kind of life (2, 6) C. I was DOOMED but...

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Mighty Prayers

Ephesians 1: 15-21 Paul, the Apostle: A Dynamic Pray…er! Paul prayed for people to know an amazing person… God. He prayed that others would know God better. The Context of Paul’s Prayers -Three Spiritual Blessings 1. Your Hope – of Salvation – of Glory – of Eternal Life 2. Your...

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So Blessed in Christ

Ephesians 1:3-8 God loves to bless his people! (Ps. 35:27, Ps. 40:5) He enjoys it! -He has already blessed us (v3), Col. 2:9, He has already given us everything we need… EVERY spiritual blessing in Christ. -God has chosen us, we get to be Christ’s bride. It was a well-thought...

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Samson !?! Lessons Learned – Part 2

Judges 16 Samson’s life teaches us lots of lessons. Review Part 1 1. Don’t sleep in enemy territory. Stay alert. Everything that was written in the past was written to teach us. (Rom. 15:4) Continuing with Part 2 2. God always gets the last laugh. He always wins. (Judges 16,...

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Samson !?! Lessons Learned – Part 1

Judges 16 Samson’s life teaches us lots of lessons. 1. Don’t sleep in enemy territory. Stay alert. Everything that was written in the past was written to teach us. (Rom. 15:4) 2. God always gets the last laugh. He always wins. (Judges 16, 1 Samuel 5, 2 Kings 18, 19)...

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The Paradox of Samson’s Life

Judges 13:1-15:20 How can someone so chosen and set apart for God become what Samson became and end up where Samson ended up? Was Samson really committed to the Lord? God could not use him more than He did because Samson’s choices and heart limited what God could do. What...

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