Sermons by Dave Overholt

Prayer Quest: Send Me

Prayer Quest: Send me June 20, 2021 Change my heart Make me bold Search my heart God help me. God help someone else. Isaiah 6:1-4 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him were seraphim, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and with two they were flying. And they were calling to one another: “Holy, holy, holy is…

Prayer Quest: Prayer Invites God to Move

Prayer quest – change my heart June 6, 2021 Prayer invites God to move – powerful Prayer invites God to move – powerful Fill me with your Spirit/ Make me bold Changing oneself is almost impossible Romans 7:21-25 I have discovered this principle of life—that when I want to do what is right, I inevitably do what is wrong. I love God’s law with all my heart. But there is another power within me that is at war with my mind.…

Prayer Quest: Make Me Bold

Prayer Quest: Make Me Bold May 30, 2021 Prayer invites God to move – powerful All too often we pray last, not first Help me Jesus prayers Thank you Jesus prayers Act 3:6-8 Then Peter said, “Silver or gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.” Taking him by the right hand, he helped him up, and instantly the man’s feet and ankles became strong. He jumped to his…

Love Refreshed: Part III

Love Refreshed – Love the broken world May 23, 2021 Fire… Let me not be separated from him forever. This is eternal life, that they know you, the one true God, and the one that you sent, Jesus Christ… Let me never be separated from him… Eternally in joy. – Blaise Pascal “There is a God-shaped vacuum in the heart of each person which cannot be satisfied by any created thing but only by God the Creator, made know through…

Love Refreshed: Part II

Love Refreshed – May 16, 2021 “After I had arrived in Ireland, I found myself pasturing flocks daily, and I prayed a number of times each day. More and more the love and fear of God came to me, and faith grew and my spirit was exercised, until I was praying up to a hundred times every day and in the night nearly as often.” “You’re going home your ship is ready.” “We appeal to you, holy servant boy, to…

Love Refreshed: Part I

Love RefreshedMay 9, 2021 We need Love in order to be healthy John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. 1 John 4:8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. Perhaps we don’t have our definition of Love correct. God has feelings of love What do you want me to do for you?” They said, “Lord, let our eyes…

Hello, I Am: The Light of the World

Hello I am the Light of the World May 2, 2021 Isaiah 49:6 “It is too small a thing for you to be my servant to restore the tribes of Jacob and bring back those of Israel I have kept. I will also make you a light for the Gentiles, that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth.” John 8:12 When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never…

Hello, I Am: The Vine

Hello, I am The Vine April 25, 2021 I AM the True Vine Jeremiah 2:21 But I was the one who planted you, choosing a vine of the purest stock—the very best. How did you grow into this corrupt wild vine? I AM the True Vine John 15:1 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even…

Hello, I Am: The Way, the Truth and the Life

Hello I am: The Way the Truth the Life April 18, 2021 I am the resurrection and the life The resurrected life starts now Listen to the shepherd’s voice The Problem… What about other religions? Moralistic Therapeutic Deism What if Moralistic Therapeutic Deism is wrong? What if saying that God is nice, expects little from us – is wrong. John 14:6-9 Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except…

Hello, I Am: The Good Shepherd

Hello I Am: The good shepherd April 11 John 8:53, 56-59 Are you greater than our father Abraham, who died? And the prophets died! Who do you make yourself out to be?…” Your father Abraham rejoiced that he would see my day. He saw it and was glad.” So the Jews said to him, “You are not yet fifty years old, and have you seen Abraham?” Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.” So they picked up stones to throw at him,…