Sermons (Page 13)

Sermons (Page 13)

My Story’s Ending

My Story’s Ending                                          1-20-19 Bottom Line: Only God can give a happy ending to our life’s story. Introduction:  A. A story from…

My Story For Others

My Story For Others                      1-13-19 Bottom Line:  We have been called to witness and share our story about Jesus with others. It is what love does! Introduction:  A. The problem with extremes battling it out, is the loss of the larger group…

My Building Story

My Building Story    12-30-18 Bottom Line: Our walk with God is a never-ending story of growing in Christ. Introduction: A. How many times where you asked, “What are you going to be when you grow up?” 1. Complete miscommunication: not “be” but “do” 2. Be = me; character choices? Job in only a part 3. Asked my kids when they were little: doctor, president, or CEO? Deborah…

The Jesus Story

The Jesus Story    12-23-18 Bottom Line: Jesus’ story is the only story that changes our life and is never ending. Introduction: A. A widow goes to the local newspaper office to have an obituary placed for her recently departed husband… 1. Editor informs: 50 cent charge per word, pause-reflect 2. She says, “Let it read ‘Fred Brown died’.” 3. Amused at her thriftiness – 7…

Our Story

Our Story    12-16-18 Bottom Line: Our journey to follow Jesus is part of the message we can share with others. Introduction: A. Steve’s story: Acts 6 & 7 1. A time of amazing growth, 6:7 2. Led to a great persecution and scattering, 8:1-2 3. vs.4 “Wherever they were scattered, they preached the message about Jesus.” B. Man’s crisis became God’s catalyst! 1. We love…

More Than Thanks!

More Than Thanks     12-9-18 Bottom Line: Thankfulness is essential to our walk with God. Introduction: A. Remember how it felt when you finally understood Algebra? 1. Me either! Never got it – never cared! 2. When something is important you want to understand B. We all have spiritual “ah-ha” moments if we care! 1. Do you remember yours? 2. I’m lost! I need Jesus! That’s…

Just A Little Talk With Jesus

Just A Little Talk With Jesus    12-2-18 Bottom Line: Prayer is an essential part of our relationship with God. Introduction: A. Story: Stranded on a raining dark night…praying! * Some things just aren’t an answer to prayer! B. What is the most powerful and meaningful prayer in the Bible? Lord’s Prayer? David in Psalm 51? C. A special reading of Luke 18:9-14: D. What does…

Heart Smiling!

Heart Smiling!     11-25-18 Bottom Line: The joy of the Lord is something the world can’t understand. Introduction: A. The farmer’s son returning from the market… 1. With a crate of chickens his father entrusted to him 2. Box fell & broke open, chickens scattered 3. “I managed to find all twelve of them!” 4. “Good job, son,” he beamed. “You left with seven.” B. It’s…

Survive Together!

Survive Together!      11-18-18 Bottom Line: We are in a struggle together and we must support each other to survive. Introduction: A. There once was a rabbi who was curious about pork… B. “You do what you have to – to survive!” C. I loved the Survivor Show when it first came out! 1. Fascinating premise – survive, cooperate, & compete 2. Enjoyed first few years but,…