You can't avoid all suffering. Fearful, we do try and often groan. Still, its end in Christ is well worth the wait... Hear the full audio of "We Groan and Wait Eagerly" A sermon on Romans 8:18-23 / 4th Sunday after Epiphany / 03 February 2019 Thanks for reading! Share with a friend if you … Continue reading We Groan and Wait Eagerly
Beware the spiritual daredevil in you... Hear the full audio of "Throw Yourself Down?" A sermon on Matthew 4:1-11 (ESV) First Sunday in Lent / 18 February 2018 Matthew 4:1-11 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And after fasting forty days and forty nights, … Continue reading “Throw Yourself Down, for It is Written…”
Hear the full audio of "The Steadfastness of Hope" A sermon on 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 Thanksgiving Eve, 22 November 2017 Four days ago, a British newspaper headline reports: Horror as 1,000-strong mob attacks CHURCH forcing Christians to lock themselves inside Other stories in recent weeks describe similar events in Egypt. In one story, groups of … Continue reading The Steadfastness of Hope
Hear the full audio of "Think You're Standing Strong?"A sermon on 1 Corinthians 10:6-13Ninth Sunday after Trinity, 13 August 2017Is there such a thing as a strong Christian? Yes, but none so strong as to be able to escape and endure temptation on their own. None stand strong enough to rescue themselves from their slavery … Continue reading Think You’re Standing Strong?
Temptations come in wide variety, but with only one source and one goal: to sever us from our eternal hope as named children of God. We experience many temptations, but Christ knows them all firsthand and far many more temptations beyond what we bear. They're exhausting, even when overcome. God provides His comfort in Christ … Continue reading Enduring Temptation for You