Sermons on Faith

Sermons on Faith

Running from God – 5.17.2020

Jonah 1: 1-7 1 The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: 2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” 3 But Jonah ran away from the Lord and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from…

God and the Corona Virus – Part 1

Habakkuk 1:1-11  (NIV) 1 The prophecy that Habakkuk the prophet received. Habakkuk’s Complaint 2 How long, Lord, must I call for help,    but you do not listen?Or cry out to you, “Violence!”    but you do not save?3 Why do you make me look at injustice?    Why do you tolerate wrongdoing?Destruction and violence are before me;    there is strife, and conflict…

The Faith to Persevere – 3.22.20

Hebrews 11:1-12:3  (NIV) Faith in Action 11 Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. 2 This is what the ancients were commended for. 3 By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible. 4 By faith Abel brought God a better offering than Cain did. By…

Clinging to the Faith – 1.5.2020

Hebrews 4:14-16 (NIV) 14 Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven,[a]Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet he did not sin. 16 Let us then approach God’s throne…

Faith like Joseph – 12.23.18

Sermon:  Faith like Joseph – 12.23.18 18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about[a]: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. 19 Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yet[b] did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to…

Life and the Gospel – 11.25.18

Life and the Gospel – 11.25.18 Titus 3:1-8 (NIV) 3 Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, 2 to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone. 3 At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures.…

The Effects of Trusting God – 10.14.18

The Effects of Trusting God – 10.14.18 Genesis 50:19-21 NIV) 19 But Joseph said to them, “Don’t be afraid. Am I in the place of God? 20 You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. 21 So then, don’t be afraid. I will provide for you and your children.” And he reassured them and spoke kindly to…

The God Who Sees All – 11.19.17

The God Who Sees All – 11.19.17 Habakkuk 1:12-2:20 (NIV) 12 Lord, are you not from everlasting?     My God, my Holy One, you[a] will never die. You, Lord, have appointed them to execute judgment;     you, my Rock, have ordained them to punish. 13 Your eyes are too pure to look on evil;     you cannot tolerate wrongdoing. Why then do you tolerate the treacherous?…

Echoes of the Reformation: Faith Alone

Echoes of the Reformation: Faith Alone 10.15.17 Philippians 3:3-9 (NIV) 3 For it is we who are the circumcision, we who serve God by his Spirit, who boast in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh— 4 though I myself have reasons for such confidence. If someone else thinks they have reasons to put confidence in the flesh, I have more: 5 circumcised on the…
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