Sermons on God's Presence

Stand In Awe Of God

Psalm 66:1-6 (NLT) For the choir director: A song. A psalm. Shout joyful praises to God, all the earth!     Sing about the glory of his name!     Tell the world how glorious he is. Say to God, “How awesome are your deeds!     Your enemies cringe before your mighty power. Everything on earth will worship you;…

Quiet Time: Getting Alone With God (Part Two)

“So humble yourselves before God….come close to God, and God will come close to you.” (James 4:7-8) “But the time is coming—indeed it’s here now—when true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth. The Father is looking for those who will worship him that way.” (John 4:23) Psalm 103 A psalm of…

Quiet Time: Getting Alone With God (Part One)

One day soon afterward Jesus went up on a mountain to pray, and he prayed to God all night. (Luke 6:12) Before daybreak the next morning, Jesus got up and went out to an isolated place to pray. (Mark 1:35) After sending them home, he went up into the hills by himself to pray. Night…

What Side Of The Boat Are You Fishing From?

John 21:1-18 Later, Jesus appeared again to the disciples beside the Sea of Galilee. This is how it happened. Several of the disciples were there—Simon Peter, Thomas (nicknamed the Twin), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two other disciples. Simon Peter said, “I’m going fishing.” “We’ll come, too,” they all said. So they…

Living With High Expectations In Christ

ACTS 3:1-12 (NLT) Peter and John went to the Temple one afternoon to take part in the three o’clock prayer service. As they approached the Temple, a man lame from birth was being carried in. Each day he was put beside the Temple gate, the one called the Beautiful Gate, so he could beg from the…

Rising Above Low Expectations

ACTS 3:1-8 (NLT) Peter and John went to the Temple one afternoon to take part in the three o’clock prayer service. As they approached the Temple, a man lame from birth was being carried in. Each day he was put beside the Temple gate, the one called the Beautiful Gate, so he could beg from the…

The Kingdom Of God

“‘The time has come,’ he said. ‘The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!’” (Mark 1:15) “Jesus answered, ‘my Kingdom is not an earthly kingdom. If it were, my followers would fight to keep me from being handed over to the Jewish leaders. But my Kingdom is not of this world.’”…

Being A Spiritual Mother (Father, Brother, Sister)

“Similarly, teach the older women to live in a way that honors God. They must not slander others or be heavy drinkers. Instead, they should teach others what is good. These older women must train the younger women to love their husbands and their children, to live wisely and be pure, to work in their homes, to do good,…