Sermons on Romans
The heavens declare the glory of God. Am I listening? Thoughts from Psalm 19.
What is justice? What is the heart of God? What should be our heart?
If God is good, why does bad happen? Is he helpless? Does he care? Is he punishing? Is it his plan? Pastor Wes explores several scriptures to help us wrap our mind around how God is involved in our deepest moments of pain to bring about redemption.
How much of the world has God determined in advance? Do we really have free choice? Did God choose me or did I choose God? For Further Reading: hand in Hand:The Beauty of God’s Sovereignty and Meaningful Human Choice by Randy Alcorn
Without paying attention, we can drift away from our relationship to Jesus. Sometimes we don’t even notice it. But God calls us to transformation and greater righteousness. In the conclusion to the series, Pastor Wes discusses how God works in our lives to make us more like Jesus.
The “I don’t care,” or apathetic outlook, especially the spiritual kind, can kill the soul and destroy the mission of the church. If you find yourself feeling this way, ask God for feeling again, seek out those with a spiritual zeal and/or find one way to strengthen your serve muscle for the glory of God. Ask God to awaken your heart and let go of that numb feeling.
The giving of the Ten Commandments was a holy moment between God and Israel. 3500 years later the 10 Commandments are still a hot topic. In this message we process what the 10 Commandments are and what the impact in the life of a Christian is.
A fight has been building between God and Pharaoh for the future of the Hebrew people. God could have taken one knock out punch and it would have been over. But in this fight he wanted to teach the world something about himself.
If Jesus did it all for us, what role do we have? We have the role to believe in New Life. There was a penalty for our sin that Jesus took on in exchange for that New Life He gave us. He took on your death so that you can have life.
We don’t often think of it, but our physical and spiritual health are woven together. In fact, self-care is one way we worship God.
When you entered into covenant with God through Jesus, you may not have changed your name, but you got a new identity. God wants people who will live for him and in relationship with him even when “rituals” are broken.
As you think about your own salvation, what does it elicit? If you’ve been saved, you want to honor God, but if you are struggling, maybe you don’t realize what you’ve been saved from.