God has called fathers to an important role, one that takes courage. Why and when does a father need courage? With the help of his Heavenly Father, each Christian father seeks to lead his family to that Father, making that his chief aim in life. Fathers, be of good courage!
A sermon of special interest to those thinking of marriage, but not limited to them. There is also counsel and advice for parents, an object lesson from a rose, and Biblical wisdom pertaining to the subject.
Do you struggle with focus in your spiritual life? Do church services seem stale, your Bible dry and unappealing? Could you have spiritual A.D.D.? The Bible presents symptoms, causes, and best of all, a cure: Where your treasure is, there will your heart (and attention) be also.
Sermon Objectives 1. Challenge the way that we view difficulty. 2. Learn how we should respond to difficult situations.
With simple illustrations from the Bible and from history, this message inspires disciples to pattern after Jesus in servanthood, forgiveness, nonresistance and more.
The song writer answered this question for us: “Oh, yes, He cares! I know He cares!” But how does He show that He cares when we face difficulties, disease, disaster, death? Be comforted as you listen to this sermon, and learn to recognize ways that Jesus is showing you that He really cares.
What constitutes genuine prayer? Can you tell by the length of a prayer, or the way it is worded, whether it is true prayer? And why should we tell God what we need when He already knows about it?? Prayer becomes a delight, not a duty, to a child speaking to his Father.
"It's Jesus from the beginning, it's Jesus in the middle; it's Jesus at the end. What's important to Jesus is important to us. What empowered Jesus will empower us...The Spirit that raised up Christ will raise up the church to do a work for Christ."
At the heart of Anabaptism was a simple idea: "Jesus meant every word that He said." Dean Taylor's brief overview of historic Anabaptism is more than history; it's a call to stake our lives and lifestyles on similar, Christ-centered discipleship.
How do you define entertainment? Does it carry a negative or positive connotation? How do you decide what is legitimate? innocent? permissible? What do you think our Master did when he ‘resorted to the garden’? What would he want his followers to do when they are facing burnout?
Where will we find real security for the soul? Once we have been accepted in Christ, is it possible to lose that safe position? A careful examination of Scripture that will help us understand how we get saved, and how we stay saved
How long is eternity? No end in sight! No end! Forever and for-ever! What startling words! The life God breathed into man makes man an eternal being-one whose life will never end.
Jesus, the greatest "strong man" who ever lived, "pleased not Himself." Instead of controlling others, He influenced. Instead of selfishness, He used His strength for others and for His Father's glory.
What drives your choices, as a young person? What everyone else is doing, or a commitment to the Word of Jesus and the experience of new covenant living?
Pastor Melvin Roes shares from his heart and experiences (including the death of his wife) in this personal message. Faith in crisis is simply reaching out (in absolute dependence) to a God Who cares.