Sermons on Christian Living

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Anatomy of a Heart After God: Faithful Friend

Anatomy of a Heart after God: Faithful Friend David and Jonathan: 1 Sam. 14:6 A Faithful friend: 1)      A Faithful Friend commits to serve:  1 Sam.18:1-4 After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan became one in spirit with David, and he loved him as himself. From that day Saul kept David with him and did not let him return home to his family. And Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself. Jonathan took off…
Sketch of a heart with sticky note that says ANATOMY OF A HEART AFTER GOD

Anatomy of a Heart After God: Faith

Anatomy of a Heart after God July 4, 2021 “A hero is who we all wish we were if we didn’t have our own personal limitations.”(PBS) 1 Kings 11:4 As Solomon grew old… his heart was not fully devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father had been. 1 Kings 14:8 but you have not been like my servant David, who kept my commands and followed me with all his heart, doing only what was…

Prayer Quest: Speak to Me

Prayer quest: Speak Lord, I’m listening June 27, 2021 Make me bold Change my heart Search my heart Send me John 17:3 Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.  Ps. 42:1-2 As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God? 1 Samuel 3:8-11 Then Eli realized that the Lord was…

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: Search Me

Bold Prayer – Look and Find June 13, 2021  Psalm 139:1-24 O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts form afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, you know it altogether. You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon…

Prayer Quest: Change Me

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…