Sermons on Church
The Sabbath in Jesus’ day had lots of rules. God’s heart for Sabbath wasn’t rule keeping, but restoration. It was a gift pointing to a person: Jesus.
We gather regularly for the praise of God on Sunday. But it’s easy to let life rob us of that joy. Can we still have that same spirit of praise on Wednesday? Psalm 95 is an invitation to worship, but also a warning not to learn the hard way.
Joy is a universally sought after emotion. As Christians, not only do we want it for ourselves, but we want the world to know it also. Psalm 66 & 67 are the invitation.
There are times when our soul feels parched. What do you do to find relief and hope again? Psalm 42 offers us guidance.
Thoughts from Psalm 23 and the book of Jonah. Hal Ward vnministry.com
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
All the build up comes to this, the final events of the end time before the new earth. Part 8 of Victor’s Crown: Revelation
Jesus desires his church to be healthy. Sometimes it knows it is sick and needs help. Other times it thinks it is healthy and in reality it is sick. In these letters to the last 4 churches, Jesus has both a diagnosis and prescription. For a deeper discussion on Revelation 3:10, we encourage you to visit our blog and share your perspective.
Individual churches have both strengths and growth areas. In the beginning words of Revelation, Jesus has some messages he wants delivered to some specific churches. We get the benefit of reading their mail.
The gospel can bring amazing and powerful change…if we persevere to allow God to work through us.
The story of Zacchaeus is taught to kids, but also challenges adults. It’s a reminder of God’s heart for lost people and the obstacles they face in seeing Jesus.
A religious leader approaches Jesus with some questions. Jesus’ answers come as a surprise.