Sermons on Seeking God

Frequently Asked Questions

Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. (Galatians 6:7) “Even now,” declares the Lord,     “return to me with all your heart,     with fasting and weeping and mourning.” Rend your heart     and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God,     for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love,…

Praying For Others

36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ 40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”…

Prayer Results In Transformation

And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate[a] the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. (2 Corinthians 3:18) For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of…

Meditating on God’s Word

Psalm 19:7-11 The instructions of the Lord are perfect,     reviving the soul. The decrees of the Lord are trustworthy,     making wise the simple. The commandments of the Lord are right,     bringing joy to the heart. The commands of the Lord are clear,     giving insight for living. Reverence for the Lord is pure,     lasting forever. The…

The Heart of God: A God of Order

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. Such “wisdom” does not come down from heaven but is earthly,…

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…

Be Still…So That

“Be still, and know that I am God…” (Psalm 46:10 NIV) “Cease striving, and know that I am God…” (Psalm 46:10 NASB) “Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.” (Luke 5:16 NIV) “May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that…