Sermons from January 2022

Faith

Faith II Faith “Lack of faith” was the only thing that Jesus ever reproved his disciples for Faith was key for Jesus’ ministry of healing, miracles, forgiveness of sin 2 Cor. 5:7 For we live by faith and not by sight Heb. 11:6 And without faith it is impossible to please God If we don’t understand what faith is, we don’t understand our Faith  Heb. 11:1 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. How…

Resilient: Week 3

Resilience Self-help Is not so Helpful when you have no energy in your Self Isaiah 40:28-31 Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the  everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom. He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will…

Resilient: Week 2

Resilience – Purpose APA Psychologists define resilience as the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or significant sources of stress What is God’s unique perspective on building resilience? People create giant sized boxes that will never be filled Our stress response is permanently dialed up The Lord was with him Isaiah 41:10 do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I…

Resilient: Week 1

Resilient We are hard wired for safety 5-1 more than other needs Fear loves a costume Resilience APA Psychologists define resilience as the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or significant sources of stress APA Resilience isn’t necessarily a personality trait that only some people possess. On the contrary, resilience involves behaviors, thoughts, and actions that anyone can learn and develop.  Joseph Gen. 37:3-4 Now Israel loved Joseph more than any of his other sons, because…

Testimony Sunday: God’s Good Work

Testimony Sunday: God’s Good Work Who do you want to be?Whose do you want to be? Ephesians 2:8-10 (ESV)8 For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, 9 not a result of works, so that no one may boast.10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them. x our work does not earn our salvation/life with God Ö we are God’s work, his creation Ö given…