Sun, 24 November 2013
The Not-So-Strange Case
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Link to sermon transcript will be available ASAP
Key Verse: "Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord!" (Romans 7:25a)
1. A clash of desires
a. Our wants
b. Our works
2. A cry of despair
a. Looking in
b. Looking out
3. A celebration of deliverance
a. Gratitude to God
b. Grace from God
Sun, 30 June 2013
Associatie Pastor Mark Cole
In the Name of Love
Left for Ruin
Allowed to Reign
Position for Revenge
Heart to Reconcile
God's sovereignty to Remember
Sun, 26 May 2013
"Greaer love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends."
1. Love of family
2. Love of friend
3. Love of foe
Sun, 19 May 2013
Let’s Be a Church that Changes the World
Key Verses: “Now there were in the church at Antioch prophets and teachers, Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a lifelong friend of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, ‘Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.’ Then after fasting and praying they laid their hands on them and sent them off” (Acts 13:1-3).
1. The trait of diversity
2. The trait of devotion
3. The trait of duty
Sun, 12 May 2013
Our Anxious Thoughts Expose the Instability of theis World
(We Shoudl expect trouble) For example, Ps 94:19 and John 16:33
Our Anxious Thoughts Expose What We Care About
(ALL anxiety is not ALWAYS sin) For example, Luke 2:48, 2 Cor 11:28, 1 Cor 7:34-33
Our Anxious Thoughts Expose What We Believe
(And what we believe Leads us down one of two roads)
Road 1- A Life of Being Anxious
Road 2- The Peace of God
Traveling Down the Road of Peace
1. Identify and name your anxious thoughts so you can take them captive. (2 Cor 10:5)
a. Look at/Behold/Consider His Providence and His Love. (Matt 6:25-34; Rom 8:32
b. Think about what is true, honorable, just, pure, lovely, commendable, excellent, and worthy of praise. (Phil 4:8)
c. Set your minds on things that are above (Col 3:2)
3. Talk to your heart instead of let tin your heart talk to you. (Ps 42:5)
4. Be in His presence.
a. Trust Him in prayer. (Phil 4:7)
b. Dwell with the Lord and gaze upon His beauty. (Ps 27-4)
5. Be Thankful. (Phil 4:7)
a. Be specific about what you are thankful for.
b. Thank God as you pray.
6. Submit your will to his. (1 Pet 5:6-7)
7. Be fully present in the present time. (Matt 6:34)
Sun, 5 May 2013
Sun, 28 April 2013
BE THE CHURCH!
We meet that morning at Istrouma for a worship rally, then head out in teams for projects all around the city. That's when the real excitement begins!
Sun, 3 March 2013
We glorify God by making disciples of all nations. Hebrews 10:19-25; Matthew 28:16-20
Being Clear Corporatey
BY MAKING DISCIPLES
OF ALL NATIONS
Being Clear Individually (as part of the whole)
Six questions to ask yourself:
1. How will I fill my mind with truth?
2. How will I fuel my affections for God?
3. How will I engage community in the church?
4. How will I share Gods's love as a witness in the world?
5. How will I spread God's glory among all nations?
6. How will I make gisciple makers among a few people?
Sun, 24 February 2013
Epesians 3:30-21 "Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever! Amen.
Sun, 10 February 2013
Dr. David Hankins, Guest Speaker
"Saying no to God for convenience sake"
Acts 24, 25, & 26