Sermons tagged with ‘Fulfillment’

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Finding Hidden Treasure


Matthew 13:44-46. In Jesus’ day buried treasures were regularly found. Under threat of invasion, you hid your treasure. The people listening to Jesus’ parable about discovering treasure would have been able to relate well to such stories. There are really two parables, Jesus gives two ways we’re on a treasure hunt.  Some of us are […]

The Witness of Work


Colossians 3:23 – 24.  God’s view of work is quite different from the view many people have of work. To some folks the ideal occupation is one that doesn’t keep them too occupied. The Bible reveals that some of the common ideas and understanding about work are in fact myths. In this sermon, preached on […]

Pleasing God with Our Worship


“The Heart of Worship”: #1 Pleasing God with Our Worship. Isaiah 1:11-15. How does God feel about our worship? We often evaluate worship on the basis of how we felt about it, but how does God feel about it? It’s obvious from Isaiah 1:11-15 God has an opinion and in that case it was not […]

One is a Whole Number


Genesis 2:18, Mark 3:31-35. Singles now make up more than half of U.S. adult population. Half of our adult congregation is made up of singles, yet we hardly ever talk about singleness. In fact I am concerned that we are often insensitive to the needs of those who are single even though we certainly don’t […]

Free Rides Aren’t Free


9/06/09 (Video version edited for “O Worship the King” broadcast on KWHE TV) Labor Day is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It was a strong work ethic that built this country. People were not afraid to roll up their sleeves and go to work. Unfortunately, today there seem to be […]

The Secret to Living Life to the Fullest


1/10/2010. (Video version is edited for Words of Life broadcast) “What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.” (James 4:15) So much of life depends on your perspective – how we view something. The one who is able to view life with perspective is one who is […]