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sermons tagged 'glory'

Soli Deo Gloria

Romans 11.33-36
Nov 26th 2017

Why are you here? Why do you exist? What were you made for? Do you know?

These are "core questions". Questions that get at the heart of life, our understanding of everything else. The Dark Ages lasted for about a thousand years, from the 5th to the 15th century....read >>

glory, honor, praise, Soli Deo Gloria, worship
Five Sola, glory, Reformation

Recognize By Their Fruit

Matthew 7.15-20
Jun 19th 2016

Last week we took a look at some of the things False Prophets will or won't teach, on other words, what they believe.

This week we take a look at the fruit of that teaching: what they be-live, the false-life of false teachers.

Are you a false prophet, a false...read >>

authenticity, critical, deceit, deceived, destruction, false prophets, false teachers, fruit, glory, integrity, judgement, obedience, truth
fruit, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

That All May Glorify God

Matthew 5.14-16
Oct 11th 2015

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city, discipleship, evangelism, glory, hill, hope, light, pride, proclaim
light of the world, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

Because He First Loved Us

1 John 4.7-21
Feb 8th 2015

What makes the Gospel glorious? God does. Not just who He is, but how He has manifested "who He is" among us: the death, burial & resurrection of His Son for our sin. All praise & glory is due Him!

So then, what's the connection between His manifestation of Love...read >>

deeds, duty, freedom, good works, Holy Spirit, hope, joy, love, New Covenant, salvation, sanctification, service
glory, love, New Covenant

For The Glory of God's Grace

Isaiah 43.1-7, Ephesians 1.3-6
Jan 18th 2015

Why does anything exist? Chances are, most of you know the reason. Don't discount that knowledge, my friend. Knowing all exists for the glory of God provides a view of the world that answers so many questions. Perhaps as you survey the canvas of human sin, the...read >>

Ephesians 1, glory, Gospel, grace, hope, Isaiah 43, plan, predestination, purpose, salvation, sovereignty
glory, Gospel, grace

Believing, Confounding & Blessing

Genesis 47.28-48.22
Dec 7th 2014

Many, many are the amazing moments of Jacob's life: wrestled in the womb, cheated his brother out of blessing & birthright, ran off from his home, beheld the angel of God & His heavenly ladder, was cheated by his father-in-law for Leah & Rachel, for little to no...read >>

bless children, confidence, CS Lewis, faith, future, glory, hope, trust, Weight of Glory
blessing, faith, Genesis

Trust His Timing

Genesis 41.1-36
Oct 5th 2014

As a young man, Joseph dreamed God would put him in a place of authority over and above his siblings, and even his parents. And this would be for their good, no matter how much the news irritated his family when he told them.

At 17, his brothers had had enough of...read >>

dream, faith, famine, fear, frustration, glory, hope, Joseph, patience, Pharaoh, sovereignty, timing, trust
Genesis, Joseph, sovereignty

Patient & Persistent Joy

John 15.11, Romans 12.2, Luke 24.27,32, Acts 2.42-47, 1 John 1.3-4
Aug 24th 2014

Christ calls us to much more than Sunday mornings.

How would you define your faith? How would you define God? How does your understanding & knowledge of Him line up with Truth, what He has revealed of Himself in His Word?

The Son of God, the Word of God, the...read >>

calling, glory, joy, ministry, mission, Proclaim, purpose, Restore, South Church, Sustain, vision, worship
joy, mission, vision

We Do Not Lose Heart

2 Corinthians 4.16-18
Apr 27th 2014

How is your fight to stay faithful? Are you doing well, good and faithful? Feeling lethargic, unfocused and spiritually lazy? Perhaps you're at a breaking point, losing heart, almost ready to throw in the towel?

For thousands of years the Church has held to a...read >>

affliction, endurance, faith, glory, hope, joy, pain, perseverance, sanctification, suffering
faith, glory, hope

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

The Lord Has Led Me: Bride Onboard

Genesis 24.60
Oct 27th 2013

Are you living on mission with the Lord? Do you even know what His mission is? It's a battle, that's for sure... chalked full of kingdoms, barricade walls, city gates, occupied territory and one strong enemy. But, there's hope for followers of Jesus: He who is in...read >>

confidence, discern, enemy, faith, future, glory, Great Commission, hope, Jesus, kingdom, missional, obedience, possess
Genesis 24, kingdom, missional

Scattered for Glory & Good

Genesis 11.1-9
Mar 17th 2013

Unity is a great thing. According to John 17.21, it can make all the difference in whether or not the world believes in Jesus.

Yet, unity isn't everything. We can be united in all kinds of godless fronts. God is supreme, not man; therefore what unites us is more...read >>

Babel, confuse, disobedience, fear, glory, land, language, mercy, pride, scatter, sovereignty, tower
Genesis 9, glory, sovereignty

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

Breath for His Glory

Genesis 2.4-7
Nov 11th 2012

One thing is easy to see in this "beginning": God is careful... full of care. He provides everything, then, and only then, puts man in the Garden. What a good Father.

So, what is this all about? Why are we here? Why did our Creator create? Why us? Why everything...read >>

1 Corinthians 10.31, glory, image, Isaiah 40.4-5, Isaiah 42.8, Isaiah 43.6-7, Isaiah 44.23, Isaiah 48.9-11, Isaiah 6.3, potter, Psalm 19.1, purpose, sovereignty
Genesis 2, glory, purpose

the God of Wind, Waves and Whales

Jonah 1-2
Sep 16th 2012

Nothing brings a prodigal home like Sovereign storms. Going through any? Perhaps the Lord has called up His winds or seas to bash against the bows of your boat? What are we to do through thick and thin but turn to the Lord who "works all things together for...read >>

collateral grace, darkness, God, Jonah, Nineveh, prophet, salvation, sin, sovereign, storm
glory, Jonah, sovereignty

Resurrection Roots

Apr 8th 2012

God has been telling the story of His Son, our Savior, from the foundation of the world: Jesus is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world. We are set free from sin and death, from satan and ourselves, from our Father's just wrath... all by the blood of...read >>

blood, death, Easter, future, glory, hope, Paschal, Passover, Resurrection, sin
Easter, Jesus, Passover

The Prayer We Most Want Answered

John 17.24
Feb 12th 2012

Toward the end of last week, we barely caught a glimpse of God's love for us in Christ, as Christ. How can that be? How will God love us with such an infinite love? The answer is in today's passage. Join us!

The desire of Christ is the nearness of His disciples...read >>

eternal, foundation of the world, glory, heaven, joy, love, prayer
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

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