Sermons tagged with ‘Trust’

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Abraham (Part 2): I Surrender All

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Hebrews 11: 8-9. Trust, Surrender, Obedience, whatever you call it, it is a critical step on the journey to true spirituality. We can never know God in the fullness of His power and love without taking risks with Him. Are you putting conditions on your obedience? Abraham’s success and confidence was in God’s promises and […]

Abraham (Part 1): Passing and Failing the Tests of Life

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Genesis 12:1-3. Abraham’s life is a journey. Along the way God gives him some tests. He passes some, fails others, which reveals that our heroes of faith were not squeaky clean, they made mistakes. There were times when Abraham blew it. The same tests God gave Abraham he also gives us. Sometimes we blow it. […]

Introducing the God Pleasing Life: God’s Selfie

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I John 3:1. True spirituality begins with an accurate picture of God. If you start with the wrong picture of God, you will never have the kind of relationship that God desires. God sent the apostle John a selfie. We see it in I John 3:1. In that picture we see God has a dream for […]

Christianity 101

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I Peter 3:18. In this sermon the plan of Salvation will be clearly presented. It’s not complicated. Even a child can understand it. But understanding the central message of the Christian Faith is not enough.  You can understand it and still go to hell.  The Bible says you have to do something with the Christian […]

The Life that Excels

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Psalm 36. This Psalm contrasts human wickedness at its worst and divine goodness at its best – what people claim will make you happy and what God says will make you happy. Innumerable voices are clamoring to convey their message of what it takes to excel in life, but in this Psalm Pastor Barry shares three […]

The Benefits of Losing

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Psalm 51:4-10. Winning isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. There are some rich blessings available to people who experience loss now and then. “Every loss I’ve experienced has served me well”, says Pastor Barry. In this sermon he shares some of the rich blessings and benefits that can come into our lives when we […]

Philippians (5): Don’t Worry, Be Happy (Pt. 2)

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11-01-15. Phil 1:19-30. There are four common barriers to joy/happiness. Paul experienced all four. He has every reason to be bitter, unhappy and depressed, instead he writes about how to be happy and reflect positively on the Lord, no matter what happens. Paul doesn’t just tell us how to overcome the common barriers to happiness, he […]