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sermons tagged 'prosperity'

You Shall Prosper

Genesis 36.1-37.1
Aug 17th 2014

Why is the grass always greener on the other side of the fence?

"If I were a <i>real</i> Christian, wouldn't waters part for me like they do for everyone else?"

"Wait a minute, that guy's not even a Christian, yet look at how well...read >>

blessing, Edom, Esau, faith, grass, greener, hope, kingdom, perseverance, prosperity, wealth
blessing, Genesis, hope

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...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

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

Blessed Embarrassment

Genesis 12.10-20
Apr 21st 2013

All our pre-Christ lives are spent learning how to live by flesh, not by faith. But then Light breaks into our darkness: death must be unlearned, and Life must be learned!

So, in the process, what happens when flesh meets impossibility, worry and fear? Naturally,...read >>

Abram, Egypt, failure, faith, humility, identity, Pharaoh, prosperity, Sarai, sin, wealth, wife
failure, faith, Genesis 12

Culture For Worship

Genesis 4.17-26
Jan 13th 2013

So what becomes of the family line of rebellious Cain? Prosperity! Weird huh? Despite the counsel of Job's friends, it look as though the wicked do prosper. But something tells me you know a few that do, too!

Then what of the righteous? Well, they'll build their...read >>

Cain, culture, Lamech, mammon, money, murder, name, perspective, prosperity, remnant, Seth, seventy times seven, worship
culture, Genesis 4, worship

Faith In Christ, Not In Our Confession

John 16.29-33
Nov 27th 2011

"Overcomer" Isn't that just what the Jews wanted in their Messiah? That's exactly how Jesus describes Himself: "I have overcome the world."

The prosperity gospel has never been more popular. "Pray this prayer and you'll get your dream...read >>

confess, conquer, failure, faith, humility, overcome, persecution, pride, prosperity, Romans 8.31-39, tribulation
Gospel of John, John 16, persecution

King Jesus?

John 6.1-15
Mar 7th 2010

This is the second of two sermons based on John's account of the feeding of five thousand.

If a candidate were to offer a healing health care option like Jesus, or freely fed thousands as He did on more than one account, it's a pretty safe bet that they'd get...read >>

agenda, barley, fish, gospel, Jesus, King, loaves, miracle, plan, prosperity, will
Gospel of John, John 6