Sermons by Kyle Tabet

COTR Talks: Prayer

Prayer is difficult Part 1 – Failure Part 2 – Leadership Part 3 – Imagination Luke 22:39-46 Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives, and his disciples followed him. On reaching the place, he said to them, “Pray that you will not fall into temptation.” He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed, “Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done.” An angel…

Summer Vacation in Colossae: Freedom from Rules and New Life in Christ

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. Rooted Built Up Strengthened  Overflowing See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces of this world rather than on Christ. For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity…

Portraits of Jesus: Just Mercy

Mercy is one of those things in life that we often don’t want others to have but we desperately need for ourselves. Today we are going to be talking about mercy. Mercy is not one of my strong suits and so if today you feel like I’m calling you out, I’m not I’m just calling myself out. John 8:1-11 is the story of the woman caught in adultery. If you notice in your Bibles most will have a note saying…

A Thanksgiving Coffee

God listens God speaks 1 John 5:15 – we know that he hears us—whatever we ask 1 Peter 3:12 For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer. God listens God speaks Ps. 73:24 you guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will take me into glory Ps. 106:13 Yet how quickly they forgot what he had done. They wouldn’t wait for his counsel John 10:27 My sheep know my…

Going Back to the Cross

Going Back to the Cross “Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them.” John 14:21 “Who do you say I am?” Peter answered, “You are the Messiah.” Jesus warned them not to tell anyone about him. Mark 8:29-30 He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be…

Planting Gardens

Planting Gardens We Live in a Post-Christian Culture Post Christianity is a product of post-modernism which recognizes that our culture is moving away from organized Christianity. Younger generations grow up believing that there is no absolute truth Cultural Christianity is declining rapidly as many people are leaving the church This leaves the church in a place of social exile as Christians increasingly become a minority in our culture when only a few decades ago Christians were the majority. “In the…