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sermons tagged 'affection'

Worthy of Me

Matthew 10.37
Feb 26th 2017

In our passage today, Jesus forces the question: "Am I worthy of Jesus?" Well, how would you answer that? Are you worthy of Jesus? What a weighty question! Is there any more important question you'll be asked today? No!

Last week we covered Matthew 10.33-39. But...read >>

affection, command, desire, emotions, family, feel, humility, joy, love, righteousness, salvation, sin, suitable, supremacy, want, worthy
love, Matthew, salvation

When You Fast

Matthew 6.16-18
Mar 13th 2016

Notice how Jesus begins this passage: "When you fast..." Not "If," but "when..." It is clear that our Lord simply assumes His disciples are people who, from time to time, fast.

Do you? Have you ever? Why?

Just what is fasting anyway?

We're reading more all the...read >>

affection, dependence, fasting, food, hope, love, praise, pride, secret, self, selfishness, sin
fasting, Matthew, Sermon On the Mount

Sovereign Reconciliation

Genesis 45.1-15
Nov 16th 2014

It's a familiar request, one recited quite often by Christians around the world. But do we know what it means? Have we considered what we're asking of God:

"Forgive us as our sins AS we forgive others."

"Forgive us, Lord, the way that we forgive others."...read >>

affection, family, forgive, love, reconciliation, repentance, sovereignty
forgiveness, Genesis, sovereignty

Parenting With Praise

Deut 6.1-9, Ps 145.4
Sep 9th 2012

Jesus was clear, "No one can come unless the Father draws him." So even the most perfect parenting can't guarantee godliness in the lives of our children.

Just ask Ezekiel, God can raise up faithful children from a field of dry bones. Something tells me terrible...read >>

affection, children, evangelism, love, parenting, praise, preach, teach, worship, zeal
Church life, family, vision

Coming Into the World

John 11.17-27
Dec 19th 2010

Went to a resurrection and LIFE broke out!

Is Jesus ever only doing one thing? Definitely not in today's passage. Just when Martha thought He was coming just in time for Lazarus' funeral, Jesus brings her to Life!

Though tis the season of Christmas, John 11 is not...read >>

affection, Lazarus, Martha, truth
Gospel of John, holiday, John 11