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sermons tagged 'fight'

Prophecy, Violence, and The Kingdom

Matthew 11.7-15
Apr 2nd 2017

Does your Christian "walk" feel more like a desperate dash for hope & peace?

According to Christ, John the Baptist was the greatest man ever born of woman. And yet even John had his doubts and misunderstandings as Jesus' Kingdom was beginning to come through his...read >>

faith, fight, hope, John the Baptist, King, Kingdom, peace, prophecy, violence, war
Kingdom, Matthew, violence

Resist No Evil?

Matthew 5.38-42
Jan 10th 2016

These are some of the questions most folks have after reading Jesus' words in today's hotly debated passage:

"So, do I just stand by and watch evil destroy my children?"

"At what point do we take a stand?"

"Didn't Jesus resist evil? Why would He command us not...read >>

cloak, corporate punishment, evil, extra mile, fight, gentle, love, military, pacifism, peace, resist, slap, tunic, war
evil, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

Confidence In His Call

Genesis 39
Sep 21st 2014

How's your fight for faith? Are you enjoying the pleasures of some conquered sin? Or perhaps you're feeling a little battered in the battle? Take your pick... but in Christ: both!

A couple of weeks ago, Joseph's brothers sold their little dreamer. From there he...read >>

adultery, faith, fight, hope, Joseph, persecution, Potiphar, prison, sexual immorality, trust, truth
faith, Genesis, sovereignty

The Doctrine of Christ's Return

Acts 1.11, Romans 8.23,39, Revelation 19.11-21,20.1-10, 1 Thessalonians 4.13-18
Mar 16th 2014

How much time do you spend thinking about the second coming of Christ? Probably not enough!

Think of all the time we spend preparing for what excites and thrills us most. Whether it's a wedding around the corner or a big game at the end of the week, we pour hours...read >>

Christ's return, courage, faith, fight, future, glory, grace, hope, longing, love, power, second advent, second coming, sin
Doctrine, faith, hope

From Famine to Feast

Genesis 26.12-33
Dec 8th 2013

Water is crucial to life... especially during a famine!

Isaac continued to grow in numbers, wealth & works. Abimelech couldn't help but note that something was special about this man. No matter how much they pushed or persecuted him, the Lord continued to bless &...read >>

blessing, covenant, faith, famine, feast, feast, feud, fight, generosity, hope, martyr, missions, opposition, peace, persecution, prosperity, quarrel
Genesis, missions, persecution

Faithful Fathers Fight - Part 2

Genesis 14.1-16
May 12th 2013

Having run out of time in the previous sermon, this week we will pick up with the last three verses of Abram's first rescue of his knuckle-head nephew.

Today's three points of application are timely for our nation & its people. May the Lord work His Word & the One...read >>

abortion, Abram, bravery, courage, fight, hope, Lot, planning, strategy, Syria, wisdom
covenant, Genesis 14, salvation

Faithful Fathers Fight - Part 1

Genesis 14.1-16
May 5th 2013

God is transforming Abram the man into Abraham the father of faith & Nations!

There's turmoil in Sodom and that includes Abram's beloved knuckle-head nephew, Lot.

So what is an uncle to do? Perhaps simply allow him to lie in the bed he made himself?

Well, we...read >>

Abram, alien, faith, fight, foreigners, Genesis 14, Hebrew, just, Lot, love, neighbor, protection, respect, Sodom, war
faith, fight, Genesis

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