Sermons from November 2020

Anticipating Immanuel: His Salvation

Anticipating Immanuel – His Salvation November 29, 2020 We need Christmas this year!   Biblical HOPE is anticipation   Children who grew up in poverty but had success later in life all had one thing in common – hope. American Psychology Association   The Bible is filled with Hope  Hope asks a question… “What will make your life better?”  First Century Hope? Save us from our enemies   Better Future? Give us our own good King who will save us from our enemies   Luke 1:68-75 “Praise the Lord, the God…

Five Words for Your Relationship Toolkit: I’m Listening

Five Words for Your Relationship Toolkit: I’m Listening November 22, 2020    NO, To lesser things to focus on the greater   THANKS, Seeing wonder around us   HELP, Accepting the gift of help   SORRY, Heal as you get real   Every character quality we first learn in our living relationship with Jesus  I’m Listening    1 Sam. 3:9-11 So Eli told Samuel, “Go and lie down, and if he calls you, say, ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.’” So Samuel went and lay down in his place. The Lord came and stood there, calling as at the…

Five Words for Your Relationship Toolkit: Sorry

Five Words for Your Relationship Toolkit: Sorry  November 15, 2020    Each word we stop learn to say, is first experienced at the feet of Jesus   NO, To lesser things to focus on  the greater   THANKS, Seeing wonder around us   HELP, Accepting the gift of help   Yet the problem is there and isn’t going to go away until I stop and fix it   SORRY  Luke 18:9-12 To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this parable: “Two men went up to the temple to…

Five Words for Your Relationship Toolkit: Help

Five Words for Your Relationship Toolkit: HelpNovember 8, 2020 Help Each word we stop learn to say, is first experienced at the feet of Jesus Our Identity and Mission clarify our NO’s Seeing wonder is the doorway to gratitude Help Heb. 13:6 So we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid.  “As Christians we are made to live in continual dependence on God, in the context of surrender and interactive friendship” – John Ortberg John…

5 Words for Your Relationship Toolkit: Thank You

Five Words for Your Relationship Toolkit: Thank YouNovember 1, 2020 Thanks Psalms 34:18 The LORD is close to the broken-hearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Our Identity and Mission clarify our NO’s My Identity is a child of the King My Mission is to serve my King Each word we stop learn to say, is first experienced at the feet of Jesus THANKS  1) Polite Thanks 1) Polite Thanks 2) Circumstantial Thanks (from the heart) David Brookes (NY times) …