Sermons tagged with ‘Priorities’

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Living Life to the Fullest


John 10:10b.  As a pastor for 40 years I have had the privilege to minister to many people in the last days of their lives. I’ve noticed some common characteristics. When they knew they only had a few months or weeks to live they had an amazing clarity about how they would spend their time. […]

Whom Do You Serve?


Matthew 6:24. In our text today Jesus says we have two options, we can serve God or we can serve money. Jesus gave money a Semitic name: “Mammon.”  This was not a part of the culture.  We find no parallels in historical texts.  It shows Jesus understood that money is not simply an object.  By […]

Worship in Spirit and Truth


“The Heart of Worship”: #2. Worshipping in Spirit and Truth. John 4:20-24. It is so easy to come to church and go through the motions. There’s a danger in rote repetition. People who do not have a growing personal relationship with the living God often focus on the externals of worship, but when a person […]

Philippians (12): Happy is as Happy Does


Philippians 3:1-21. In this passage we find five things, that when we develop them as habits, will lead to greater happiness. All five can be done during a fifteen-minute quiet time. In this sermon Pastor Barry shares three of the habits, the first of which has to do with God’s grace and it’s implications for our lives […]

Words of Wisdom for our Graduates


5/30/10. (Video version is edited for the “O Worship the King” Broadcast) Luke 12:13-34. Jesus warns against covetousness. For every verse in the Bible that tells us the benefits of wealth, there are ten that tell us of the danger of wealth, and the danger is this, money has a way of binding us to what is physical […]

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 […]