The Habit of Generosity

  The Scriptural Basis Psalm 37:21 The wicked borrows but does not pay back, but the righteous is generous and gives; Proverbs 14:21 Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner, but blessed is he who is generous to the poor. Proverbs 14:31 Whoever oppresses…

Doing greater things through prayer

The Promise of Prayer John 14:12-14 12 “I assure you: The one who believes in Me will also do the works that I do. And he will do even greater works than these, because I am going to the Father. 13 Whatever you ask…

The truest thing about us is what God says is true

We have the Spirit of Jesus living in us John 14:16-26 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, 17 even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither…

Salvation by grace through faith

Introduction • Wouldn’t it be great if God gave you a holy zap and everything was made new! • We have been saved by grace through faith and in salvation everything has been made new Eph. 2:1-10 1As for you, you were dead in…

The Resurrection of Jesus Christ: Fact or Fiction?

  People believe all kinds of things today. In fact, there are a lot of smart people who believe stupid things! Many subscribe to a philosophy like this, “It doesn’t matter what you believe or if it’s true, as long as you believe it’s…

How to Share the Gospel

How to share the gospel 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 And I, when I came to you, brothers, did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom. 2 For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and…

Living a gospel-centered life

Living a gospel-centered life 1 Corinthians 15:1-8 15 Now, brothers, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. 2 By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly…

Transformed by the Spirit

Romans 7:18-8:16 How can you experience the transforming work of the Spirit? 1. Admit and take ownership for the spiritual struggle within you 18 For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh. For I have the desire to…

The Kind of Person God Uses

1. Someone who is devoted to God’s Word Ezra 7 1 After these things, during the reign of Artaxerxes king of Persia, Ezra son of Seraiah, the son of Azariah, the son of Hilkiah, 2 the son of Shallum, the son of Zadok, the…

Parables of the Kingdom

The Parables of the Kingdom Matthew 13:31-35 31 He told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. 32 Though it is the smallest of all your seeds, yet when it…