SERMON ARCHIVE



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SERMON ARCHIVE

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The Word's Influence
Last week, in verse 18, James said that God gave us birth through the word of truth. Today I want to look at verses 19-27 and talk about how the effect of the word should be evident in our everyday lives and relationships ...
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The Value Of Adversity
Today we start a brand new summer series in the book of James that we’re calling Crosscurrent Living. As people who love Jesus we are called to live differently than the world around us. That’s why this series is going to be so good: it’s ...
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Annual Celebration 2016
Welcome to our Annual Celebration service. Each year on the first Sunday in June we take a Sunday morning and we celebrate a few mission victories over the past year, and we review the big picture on our proposed budget to resource the year of ...
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Becoming a David-type Christian
As we think back over David’s life he models a number of important attitudes and attributes each of us would do well to learn and practice. For our purposes today, I want to highlight four key practices for a life that is “after God’s own ...
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Only God
Today we get to review what the “Man after God’s own heart” had to say in his twilight years—after facing countless battles, transitions to power, big failures in his leadership, and writing a number of gut wrenching, soul lifting songs and poetry. How does a ...
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Finding Mercy Following Deadly Pride
Once again today the final story I want to review with you reminds us that as great a man as David was, he was still a HU-man. So, turn in your Bibles to 2 Samuel 24 where we see that even as a seasoned God ...
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Refreshing Shade Of Loyal Friends
Personally, domestically, and politically David was hurting. At this point, his opportunistic son Absalom could smell blood in the water. As we step into chapter 15 he’s conspiring and working the crowd in Jerusalem’s town center to garner support for his run for the throne ...
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Lessons From David’s Biggest Failure Part 2
The topic of sin seems to be disappearing out of our conversation, even in many churches. The idea of a person taking personal responsibility for his or her sin seems to have become non-PC. But here is the truth. While our culture tries to suppress ...
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Lessons From David's Biggest Failure
At this time David was probably about 50 years old or maybe a few years older. He had been on the throne about 20 years. He had distinguished himself as man of God, as a composer of psalms, as a faithful shepherd, as a valiant ...
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God’s Crazy Game Changer
This week we are going to explore a real live story just like this out of the life of David—A story of a crazy, undeserved, game-changing offer made to one with no hope and no options ...
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The Blessing Of "No"
God will not affirm you in something he hasn’t called you to. And today we are going to see quite plainly the truth of that statement. Today we will witness God tell David No. Lets look at it right now ...
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Deciphering God's Call
“Be very careful... how you live... not as unwise but as wise... making the most of your time, because the days are evil... therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.”- Ephesians 5:16-17 Look at the charge here. Christians believers... make ...
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Open your heart to the accredited Savior
The Apostle Peter explains a great deal about the difference Easter can make in our lives and in our eternities in a talk he gave about 50 days after the very first Easter. Peter was speaking to a crowd, perhaps like all of us today—a ...
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When Crisis Meets Faith the Lord Will Provide
Our story today brings us to the mid point of David’s life and a fundamental turning point in his journey. Once again David is facing some very real challenges in his life and chooses to put his trust in the Lord ...
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When Conflicts Arise
One of the great blessings of being a Christian, getting to know the Bible, and journeying through life with the Holy Spirit’s influence is that Christians have a ton more resource to draw from when it comes to understanding how to respond when conflicts arise ...
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The Temptation To Get Even
Revenge is the plotline of many of our favorite movies. Do you remember the movie Gladiator, with Russell Crowe? I remember when I saw the movie and I was talking to the screen, “Get him!” I was fist pumping and rooting for Maximus to get ...
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The Cave Of Renewal
I think everyone of us can identify with David’s escape to the cave. Where do you turn when the bottom drops out of your life? Where do you go when it feels like everyone and everything in life is against you? Who do you turn ...
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God Alone
Today we’re going to look at a little chunk of 1 Samuel. Go ahead and open your bibles to chapters 18-21. Some of you have already done the math and realized that we’re going to be digging into four chapters! But don’t worry. I’m not ...
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Overcoming The Overwhelming
Today we take another step in our series on the life of David. Our text today contains the most widely known battle scene in the Bible. However, the battle is not between two armies but between two men—one man is named Goliath and the other ...
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Rise or Demise: The Difference the Spirit Makes
“With me…without me” is the exact line the writer of 1 Samuel could use to describe chapter 16 as he compares and contrasts the rise of David and the demise of Saul. The presence and power of the Spirit makes all the difference. In this ...
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The Kind of People God Chooses and Uses
Today we launch into a very important study of the life of King David of Israel. The life of David is perhaps one of the most relevant character studies we could walk through together because David is so easy to relate with. Like each one ...
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The Benefits Of Trusting God
This week I want to get more specific about how we can learn to trust God in more areas of our lives and in deeper ways in those areas. Specifically, how do we learn to trust God? What does this look like? ...
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Becoming a Trustworthy Steward of God
I want us to consider the other side of trust which the Bible teaches us is a reality. Not only does God clearly invite us to trust him and grow in that practice of trust and enjoy the rest, peace, and freedom of that trust; ...
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Learning To Trust
The practice of trust is absolutely central in our lives. When you stop to think about it in order to live our lives, we are exercising trust in tons of areas each and every day. It’s crazy the amount of trust we are called on ...
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