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sermons tagged 'Father'

Taking Away His Kingdom

Matthew 21.33-46
Nov 11th 2018

In our passage today Jesus provides His most potent parable yet, aimed directly at the religious leaders in and around the Temple. He leaves no doubt as to who He was referring to: the Jewish chief priests and elders responsible for leading the people of God. But...read >>

authority, cross, Father, fruit, garden, Gentiles, hypocrisy, Jerusalem, Jesus, Jews, kingdom, leaders, persecution, religious, servants, Son, temple, vineyard, winepress
Judaism, Kingdom, Matthew

From Failure to Faith

Jun 18th 2017

What is the call God has on a father's life, and how ought he to lead his family?

Throughout the Scripture, God instructs men on how they are to lead & love their families. Are you a father? How well do you follow God's Word, how well do you lead accordingly? Well,...read >>

discipline, family, father, Father's Day, home, leadership, love, men, pastor, priest, sacrifice, teacher
fathers, holiness, home life

Ask, Seek, Knock

Matthew 7.7-11
May 15th 2016

How's your prayer life? Could it stand some improvement? Whose couldn't?!

Are your prayers being answered? Why not?

Ever wondered what might be wrong with your prayer life? Through Christ, His disciples have been given a direct line to the Most High! So why don't...read >>

ask, benevolence, faith, Father, for us, God, good, grace, knock, love, prayer, protection, seek
Matthew, prayer, Sermon On The Mount

For Faith That Glorifies Our Father

Matthew 6
Apr 17th 2016

A review of Matthew 6.read >>

argument, confidence, faith, Father, God, hope, love, obedience, trust
Faith, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

Pray Like This

Matthew 6.9-10
Feb 14th 2016

How's your prayer life?

It is so hard to pray when we're confused about the One we're praying to.

If He is God, and in control of all things, then what's the point in praying? Whatever He wants is going to happen anyway, right?

Wrong! ...and right.

Join us today...read >>

Abba, faith, Father, God, heaven, Jesus, Kingdom, pray, prayer, protection, provision, teach, will
Lord's Prayer, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

Let Us Save Man In Our Own Image

Matthew 3.13-17
May 3rd 2015

John the Baptist was 'preparing the way of the Lord,' baptizing sinners for repentance... when out of "No-where" (Nazareth), here He came! And He didn't show up on the scene just to watch. And He didn't go down in the water to take over John's job either. Rather our...read >>

baptism, Father, Isaiah, Jesus, John the Baptist, Jordan, Son, Spirit, suffering Servant, Trinity
baptism, Matthew, Trinity

Out of Egypt

Matthew 2.13-15
Mar 29th 2015

Matthew continues his proclamation of Good News, primarily to his Jewish born brothers & sisters.

This week Matthew tells of another angelic visit to father Joseph in a dream: "flee to Egypt, for Herod is about to search for the Child, to destroy Him." So how would...read >>

angel, covenant, Egypt, faithfulness, father, flee, flight, Herod, Hosea, Israel, Joseph, Messiah, Moses, protection, provision, refugee
covenant, faith, Matthew

What Shall Happen

Genesis 49.1-28
Dec 14th 2014

Are you a parent? How well do you know your children?

If you're not a parent, how well do you know yourself?

Consider your character. Now multiply the impact of these traits out over the course of a few thousand years. What do you think? Scary or hopeful?

Today...read >>

bless, children, father, hope, Jesus, Judah, Lion of Judah, promise, prophecy, redeem
blessing, Genesis, prophecy

Failures of Fathers & Sons

Genesis 34
Jul 13th 2014

Sometimes the ugliness of sin is nearly unbearable. But the reality of its presence in any one of us is so persistent, so real, ever lurking and knocking at our doors that we had better pay close attention.

It is amazing how quickly we can turn from saints to...read >>

apathy, children, daughters, father, fear, greed, murder, parenting, pride, rape, revenge, selfishness, sex, sin, sons
Genesis, pride, sanctification

She Is His, She Is Holy

Genesis 2.18-25
Nov 25th 2012

In a CULTure that defines "woman" by the desires of the flesh of man, we're desperate for God's Word to break in and redefine our Christian culture, our lives in Christ.

How many of our daughters will we continue to encourage toward conformity to this world? How...read >>

beauty, build, daughter, Father, Genesis 2, glory, identity, marriage, purpose, sister, woman
creation, Genesis 2, identity

In Love, He Commands

Genesis 2.8-17
Nov 18th 2012

How do God's commandments strike you? Do they elicit frustration or faithfulness? gritted teeth or grateful obedience?

The way we hear & feel about God's instruction tells a lot of our perception about Him, our confidence in Him, and our worship of Him.

We want to...read >>

command, death, Eden, faith, Father, follow, good and evil, instruct, knowledge, law, life, obedience, promise, sovereign, tree, trust
Genesis 2, law, obedience

Finished for His Father and For Us

John 19.28-30
May 20th 2012

Has sin run so deep, does it have you so guilty you rightly know that you absolutely do NOT deserve forgiveness?

I can't even forgive myself, how could a holy God forgive me?

What if you could be absolutely assured of forgiveness and peace? That's what we all need.read >>

cross, death, faith, Father, forgiveness, John 19.28-30, Luke 23.46, peace, Psalm 69.21, Son, stronger, wine
Gospel of John, John 19

The Glory of God In The Love of His Son

John 19.17-27
May 6th 2012

The glory of the Father's righteousness and love is displayed through the blood-let Lamb of Golgotha.read >>

beloved, Father, honor, Jesus, Jews, John, John 19.17-27, love, Mary, mother, Pilate, son
Gospel of John, John 19

The Love Of The Beloved

John 17.25-26
Feb 19th 2012

How does Jesus reveal and continue to reveal the Father?

How does Jesus fix and increase the happiness in holiness of those who He reveals the Father to?

Join us as we discover in John's Gospel the drenching, saturation of God's love between the Father and the...read >>

Colossians 1.27, Colossians 2.9, Ephesians 3.14-21, eternal, Father, Holy Spirit, John 1.33, John 14.15, Love, Son, Trinity
Gospel of John, High Priestly Prayer, John 17

Loved In Christ, As Christ

John 17.20-23
Feb 5th 2012

Jesus prays for unity: their faithful witness of God’s glory in His Son as His love for the world.read >>

Father, glory, Jesus, Mere Christianity, peace, Son, Spurgeon, sword, Truth, unity, Word
Gospel of John, High Priestly Prayer, John 17

Kept Faithful Through the Fight

John 17.11-16
Jan 22nd 2012

Jesus prays for the joy to keep His disciples not from danger but faithful through it.read >>

disciples, evil, faith, Father, John 17.11-16, joy, Judas, keep, name, Son, Word
Gospel of John, High Priestly Prayer, John 17

Glory with the Father, Glory in His Followers

John 17.4-11a
Jan 8th 2012

How now shall we live? What does any of this matter? What difference does the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ make on our manhood, womanhood, childhood, sainthood, fellowship? Let's SEE today in John's Gospel today.

Having revealed the Father to His...read >>

disciples, faith, Father, glory, hour, ministry, mission, plan, prayer, Son, sovereignty
Gospel of John, High Priestly Prayer, John 17

Knowing God is Eternal Life

John 17.3
Jan 1st 2012

John makes a big deal in His Gospel about our need to see God in order to be salvaged from sin and given eternal life. But, what is it that must be seen?

The coming hour and Jesus' cross of crucifixion aren't simply blips on the human radar. Seeing another man on...read >>

cross, eternal life, Father, glory, John 17.3, know, Son
Gospel of John, High Priestly Prayer, John 17

Authority of Jesus: Our Eternal Life

John 17.2
Dec 18th 2011

The Son represents the Father, who sent the Son to represent us, who are given to the Son by the Father, to receive the eternal life of the Son.read >>

authority, eternal, Father, glory, life, plan, represent, Son, sovereignty, will of God
Gospel of John, High Priestly Prayer, John 17

His Cross, His Splendor

John 17.1
Dec 11th 2011

The Son asks for glory, that the Father would be glorified in the hour that has come.read >>

cross, death, Father, glorified, glory, hour, salvation, Son, splendor, Trinity
Gospel of John, High Priestly Prayer, John 17

He Has Made & Makes The Difference (John 17 overview)

Dec 4th 2011

Have you ever asked yourself: "What's this all about? Is anything i'm involved in making any difference at all?" Welcome to the club... but if it's Jesus', rest assured, His Spirit and Truth are at work!

Does your faith and hope need some encouragement from God's...read >>

difference, faith, Father, fight, glory, Jesus, love, ministry, prayer, Son, Spirit, testimony
Gospel of John, High Priestly Prayer, John 17