Sermons on Discipleship

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…

Path Finding: Learn from Others

Path Finding: Learn from OthersOctober 11, 2020 Ps. 139:12-14, 16 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well… Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. God made me for a reason Invite Him to Lead  Psalm 32:8 The Lord says, “I…

Path Finding: Do the Next Thing Well

Path Finding: Do the Next Thing WellOctober 4, 2020 God made me for a reason 1 Cor. 12:14, 15, 18   Yes, the body has many different parts, not just one part. If the foot says, “I am not a part of the body because I am not a hand,” that does not make it any less a part of the body. But our bodies have many parts, and God has put each part just where he wants it. If you are…

Be the Bush

Guest Speaker Tim Teakle shares an encouraging message on first impressions, suffering, and God’s calling for our lives. Some are called to be Moses, and some are called to be the bush.

Habits

“New” brings new energy   Habits   Done often, hence done easily, eventually done automatically   Habits to free up our limited conscious resources   Habits stem from Cue/ Response/ Reward   With time, the brain begins to expect and crave the reward as soon as the cue arises  Our willpower is limited in capacity and endurance (like a physical muscle).  Change/ Transformation/ New is what God is all about   2 Cor. 3:16-18 But when one turns to the Lord, the veil is removed. Now the Lord is the…

Dress for the Weather – Part 4

There are spiritual storms coming – Be prepared   Basic Truth #1: There is a spiritual, invisible world  Basic Truth #2: We are involved in an invisible spiritual war  Basic Truth #3: Our enemy’s primary weapon is our thoughts   The evil one wants to divide, disrupt and distract  We carry the message of eternal life in the power of the Holy Spirit   Belt of Truth: Attack on our beliefs, God, His Word, What he says about us  Hold on to the Word of God, Bible   Breastplate of Righteousness – Attack on our souls/witness: Temptation to sin  Pray against temptations  …