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sermons tagged 'evil'

Sowing Sons & Saving Grace

Matthew 13.36-43
Sep 10th 2017

Have you had enough yet? Are you weary, tired, sick of sin & all of it's causes & causers? Are you ready for God to rid the world of evil, to crush all the wicked of the earth? If so, my friend, today's passage is just for you.

If you are able, grab a copy...read >>

ambassadors, evil, Gospel, grace, hope, judgement, Kingdom, light of the world, mercy, salt of the earth, satan, sin, wicked
hope, Kingdom, Matthew

Soils Explained

Matthew 13.18-23
Aug 13th 2017

Are you a fruit-bearing Christian? Is there really any other kind?

Well then, how's your crop? That can be a difficult questions to answer. And if we're not careful, the pursuit of an answer might find us trying to tie on store-bought fruit to wilted dead...read >>

disciple, evil, faithful, follow, fruit, heart, Jesus, root, satan, soil, wealth, wilt, word, worry
fruit, Matthew, soil

O Be Careful Little Heart What You Say

Matthew 12.33-37
Jun 25th 2017

Have you ever said something you instantly regretted? Of course you have. Who hasn't? Have you ever responded by thinking, or maybe even saying out loud, "I can't believe I said that?" Of course you have. Who hasn't?

But, is it really so hard to...read >>

condemnation, eternal life, evil, good, Gospel, heaven, hope, judgement, mouth, word
Jesus, judgement, Matthew

Forgiveness, Temptation & Evil

Matthew 6.12-15
Mar 6th 2016

"I know we're supposed to forgive everyone their sin against us, but..."

Ever heard or said that before? If we only realized what it reveals about the heart that holds tighter to sin that to its Savior.

So, is Jesus teaching a salvation by works here?...read >>

evil, favor, forgiveness, grace, hope, love, power, repentance, sin, temptation
Lord's Prayer, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

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...read >>

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

From Judah to Jesus: Corruption to Christ

Genesis 38
Sep 14th 2014

Have you ever regretted your vote in a past election?

Despite eldest brother Reuben's counsel, Joseph's brothers foolishly opted to follow Judah's plan to exchange their younger brother Joseph for a little jingle.

Judah had attempted to establish himself as a...read >>

evil, faithfulness, grace, Jesus, Judah, Perez, redemption, risk, sovereignty, Tamar, twins, wicked, Zerah
Genesis 38, grace, sovereignty

Divine Destiny Despite Deceiving the Deceiver

Genesis 37.12-36
Sep 7th 2014

Have you ever caught yourself saying something that you just couldn't believe came out of your mouth... out loud! Oops. But, consider the words of Jesus: "Out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks." In other words, is it any wonder we say &...read >>

confidence, evil, faith, hope, hope, hurt, persecution, persevere, persist, trust
Genesis, hope, perseverance

Catastrophic Grace

Genesis 6.8-8.22
Feb 17th 2013

If you ever wondered how God feels about sin, look no further than today's passage. Wow!

Friday a meteorite raced through the sky over Russia. It left a surreal, translucent cloud of smoke & fire in its trail that had many out snapping photos... completely...read >>

covenant, evil, flood, grace, hope, judgement, mercy, Noah, obedience, power, rescue, rest, wrath
atonement, Genesis 6, sacrifice

Human Wickedness & Divine Destruction

Genesis 6.1-8
Jan 27th 2013

It's hard not to look back at the progress we've made. Perhaps to some degree we ought to from time to time, just to be encouraged that the Lord, indeed, is working in our lives, is sanctifying us for His kingdom, severing sin & establishing His righteousness in...read >>

destruction, evil, favor, flesh, flood, giants, grace, grief, heart, hope, Nephilim, sin, wicked
Genesis 6, grace, wrath

Sanctified & Sent

John 17.17-19
Jan 29th 2012

What He calls us to He suits us for, sustains us in, sanctifies us through.read >>

consecrate, cross, designate, evil, holy, mission, sanctification, sent, separate, service, truth, 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