Sermons by Dave Overholt

Hello, I Am: The Resurrection and The Life

Hello I Am Is April 4th, 2021 I AM of metaphors of Jesus have Old Testament layers  Ex. 3:13-14 Moses said to God, “Suppose I go to the Israelites and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is his name?’ Then what shall I tell them?” (define yourself) God said to Moses, “I am who I am. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘I am has sent…

Long Story Short: How to Read the Bible Part II

Long Story Short March 28 I am holding the Words of God in my hand God’s Grand Story Creation/ Fall/ Redemption/ Restoration Reason behind the Story? To intimately know God and enjoy him forever! Read the Bible like a normal set of books Read the Bible like a Christian Genesis 15:16 In the fourth generation your descendants will come back here, for the sin of the Amorites has not yet reached its full measure.” Leviticus 20:23 You must not live according to the…

Long Story Short: How to Read the Bible Part I

Long Story Short: Interpreting the Bible March 21, 2021 “If I were the Devil, one of my first aims would be to stop folks from digging into the Bible.” J.I. Packer I am holding the Words of God in my hand God’s Grand Story Creation/ Fall/ Redemption/ Restoration Reason behind the Story? To intimately know God and enjoy him forever! How to read the Bible? Myth 1 The Bible can say anything you want it to say Myth 2 That’s…

Long Story Short: The Bible’s Grand Story & the Metanarrative

Long Story Short: The Bible’s Grant Story & the Metanarrative March 14, 2021  William Tyndale early 1500’s 1st English translation from Original, 1st printing press I read God Smuggler – How God closed the eyes of boarder guards  The Heavenly Man –  I am holding the Words of God in my hand      Jesus quoted the Old Testament as if it was God’s very words, historical  Last week we unimaginable agreement between 66 books/ 40 authors  We believe one author,…

Long Story Short: The Legitimacy of the Bible

Bible Long Story Short March 7, 2021 The Bible is the best-selling book of all time obscures a more startling fact: the Bible is the best-selling book of every single year that records have been kept. Branden Gaille statistics It ain’t those parts of the Bible that I can’t understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand. Mark Twain Only Book(s) Written by God 2 Tim. 3:16-17 All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to…

Trials & Errors: Our Suffering Serves Others

Trials and Errors – Our Suffering Serves Others Feb. 28th There are many reasons why trials come God is trustable You don’t need to know                                                                               Now and Not Yet The foretaste will become face to face Ask for the now/ Praise Him in the not yet Rejoicing in troubles Hold His hand through it Our suffering serves others 2 Cor. 1:3-5 All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the…

Trials & Errors: Rejoice In Troubles

Trials and Errors: Rejoice In Troubles Feb. 21, 2021 There are many reasons why trials come God is trustable You don’t need to know                                                                               The foretaste will become face to face Ask for the now/ Praise Him in the not yet James 1:2 Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy Rejoice in troubles Why rejoice in troubles? 1) Because it draws you close to God Ultimate reality…

Trials & Errors: Physical Pain?

Trials and Errors: Physical Pain? Feb. 14, 2021 Mark 1:32-34 That evening after sunset the people brought to Jesus all the sick and demon-possessed. The whole town gathered at the door, and Jesus healed many who had various diseases. He also drove out many demons Acts 10:38 how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power, and how he went around doing good and healing all who were under the power of the devil, because God was with him. Jesus…

Trials & Errors: Why?

Trials and Errors – Why Feb. 7, 2021 Personal pain is loud Psalm 9:9The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble  PS 10:1 Why, O LORD, do you stand far off? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble? Life going wrong… We question the goodness of God It difficult to have a deeply personal relationship with God if we don’t trust him; if our picture of him doesn’t inspire love and worship There is no…

Mouth on Fire: Encouragement

Mouth on Fire: Encouragement Jan. 31, 2021 “Trials and Errors” Words are disproportionate in effect Our words are set on fire by hell Ask to understand If you can change your circumstance, do something If you can’t change your circumstances, change your perspective Spiritual Discipline of Attentiveness Be Courageous Truth and Grace Face to Face Only a fire can light a fire Words are disproportionate in effect   Negativity is easy Words do more than inform. Words also motivate/de-motivate 1…