Sermons on Worldview

How to Change Your Reactions | Wonder of It All Part III

Genesis 1:1-2 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. Theistic Evolution Progressive Creationism 6 Day Creation  DNA “The most efficient information storage in the world” The Brain: New Frontier in Biology  “A typical brain contains 100 billion cells – as numerous as the stars in the Milky Way galaxy. And each cell is linked by synapses to as many as 100,000…

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made | Wonder of It All Part II

Psalm 65:8 The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, you call forth songs of joy Full stop, focused awe and wonder  Exodus 3:3-4 So Moses thought, “I will go over and see this strange sight—why the bush does not burn up.” When the Lord saw that he had gone over to look, God called to him from within the bush, “Moses! Moses!” Science class was like a worship service Sound  Sight  Psalm 139:13-18 You made…

Random Chance or Perfect Design? | Wonder of It All Part I

Every class was like a worship service  “If it isn’t science, it’s fiction.” God’s Power, Creativity, Vastness, Perfect design  Lawrence Krauss “I can’t prove that God doesn’t exist, but I’d much rather live in a universe without one.” Faith: Strong belief in God based on spiritual apprehension rather than proof  Purpose of series is to switch glasses  In Science we are only reading the notes to a poem; in Christianity we find the poem itself. ~ CS Lewis All truth is God’s truth …

Shaping Me: External Stories

Shaping Me – External Stories Jan. 15, 2023 We are all being shaped by something every single day What would this year be like to be intentionally shaped by our loving Creator? We are shaped by the stories we believe – internal stories Romans 8:6 For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace, Spirit of God, what would you have me think? Interrupt Anxiety with Prayer Truth corresponds to…

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…

The Pop Pulpit – Part 3

Popular Culture Has Reality Wrong   What drives the values behind secular culture is spiritual   Secularism is a cultural framework that works against belief and undermines anything supernatural   “Secularism is built on doubting. Secularism is set up to make you doubt. Many even Christians are racked by doubt because of the world we live in. Hundreds of years ago it would be strange to find someone who doubted, now it is difficult to find someone who doesn’t doubt.” – Mark Sayers…

The Pop Pulpit – Part 2

How important is freedom to you?  Secularism is a cultural framework that works against belief and undermines anything supernatural   Two kinds of truth:Opinion Truth: True for you Unchanging Truth: True for everyone   Getting Reality Wrong – will destroy your life   This Culture’s Religion “Feels Truth”   The world’s secular culture is spiritually driven   1 John 5:19 We know that we are children of God and that the world around us is under the control of the evil one.   We hate the World’s…
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