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sermons tagged 'generosity'

Sticks, Trees and Prosperity

Genesis 30.25-43
Jun 8th 2014

Ever heard the expression "power corrupts"? It's not that power corrupts, rather power reveals our corruption. Power in the hands of a sin-bent self is dangerous. But that same power in the hands of a righteous man is a blessing to all.

Last week we saw the...read >>

2 Corinthians 9.61-5, blessing, cheat, Deuteronomy 9.25-29, generosity, generous, giving, Jacob, Laban, labor, luck, power, prosperity, reputation, work
blessing, generosity, Genesis

The Doctrine of Christian Living

Romans 8.30, 1 John 3.16-18, Romans 13.8, Ephesians 4.28, John 17.3, Proverbs 3.9, Hebrews 10.24-25
Mar 9th 2014

Having spent seven weeks searching the Scripture and seeking to understand the foundations of our faith, we turn now to applying what we've learned to the practice of our faith. Reverse the order and we have a righteousness by works rather than by faith. So, this...read >>

christian living, doctrine, generosity, give, hope, life, live, love, ministry, mission, needy, poor, sacrifice, serve
Christianity, Church, Doctrine

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

Abe's Meeting with Melchy - Part 2

Genesis 14.17-24
May 26th 2013

Today we take a closer look at the character Abram met with upon return from victory: Melchizedek. What would be the impact of Abram's worship with Melchy? How were his on-loooking pagan pals impacted?

What about our meetings with Melchy? Has He left an impact on...read >>

Christophony, communion, generosity, giving, Jesus, judging others, Melchizedek, theophony
Genesis 14, Jesus, worship

How Faith Handles A Family Feud

Genesis 13
Apr 28th 2013

When you work hard for something, it's hard to entrust it to the hands of another. But what when it's a gift? One you didn't deserve, you can't possibly preserve, but will never run out of?

Having learned his lesson in Egypt, we've a different Abram on the scene...read >>

Abram, alter, blessing, Brennan Manning, faith, generosity, Genesis 13, hope, Lot, promise, Promised Land, trust, wait, worship
faith, generosity, Genesis