Sermons by Dave Overholt

Provision and Generosity

There is no win in comparison Work is not a four letter word  Self-control is Christ-Control  Deuteronomy 8:18 But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth God does everything with excellence  James 1:17 Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. Ephesians 5:1 Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children Generosity…

Debt and Self-Control

Proverbs 10:22 It is the blessing of the LORD that makes rich, And He adds no sorrow to it. There is no win in comparison  Contentment: Realizing that God has provided everything I need for my present happiness.  Thank God for his good gifts  Work is not a four-letter word  This is for you  Diligence: Visualizing each task as a special assignment from the Lord and using all my energies to accomplish it. Freedom Freedom: To act, speak, or think as…

Diligence vs Laziness

1 Timothy 6:6 But godliness with contentment is great gain Enjoy God and his good gifts  1 Timothy 6:7-10 For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that.  Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds…

Comparison vs Contentment

Peace  Isaiah 53:4-5 Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed.  Matthew 6:28-33 And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin.  Yet I tell you that…

Testimony Sunday

New Years 2024  God provides  God opens up opportunities for growth  Anchor Mission to Reach and Transform  Get them off their tablets and into the wild  Luke 18:15-17 One day some parents brought their little children to Jesus so he could touch and bless them. But when the disciples saw this, they scolded the parents for bothering him. Then Jesus called for the children and said to the disciples, “Let the children come to me. Don’t stop them! For the Kingdom…

Anticipation: Love

Eating sugar has been found to extend life expectancy Government has found more money and will give back all our taxes from last 10 years.  Too good to be true  Hope that leans in  Luke 2:8-10 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do…

Anticipation: Joy

Luke 2:1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register. Micah 5:2 But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old Isaiah 9:1-3 in the future he…

Anticipation: Peace

Aventis means to prepare for the coming of an important person  John 5:39-40 You search the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. But the Scriptures point to me! Yet you refuse to come to me to receive this life. God prepared human history for Christmas  Galatians 4:4 But when the fullness of the time came, God sent His Son, Daniel 2:44 In the time of those kings (Romans), the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that…

Anticipation: Hope

Christmas 2023  Anticipation Adventis: preparing for the arrival of an important person Advent: Preparation for the coming of Jesus   God’s preparations for coming were epic The God of all hope gave a promise Gen. 3:14-15 And I will cause hostility between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring. He will strike your head, and you will strike his heel.” Hope of conquering evil would come in a person Gen. 22:18 And through your descendants all the…

Standing Through the Storm: Anticipating Heaven

Standing in the Storm Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” Mary Anne Radmacher Luke 9:22 And he said, “The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life.” All suffering is a result of sin in some way Life is hard, God…