Sermons tagged with ‘Victorious Living’

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Sermon Listening 101

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1/31/10. (Video version edited for “O’ Worship the King” broadcast) PART 1  “…when I came to you, I did not come preaching God’s secret with fancy words or a show of human wisdom…” I Corinthians 2:1 The function of preaching is often misunderstood. In this sermon Pastor Barry shares what preaching is, what preaching is […]

Keys to Persistent Faith: Abiding in Christ

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John 15:1-17.  Someone has said, “Prayer is the arm that moves the hand of God.”  That may be true, but you don’t move the hand of God unless you’ve held it for a while.  Holding God’s had for a while is abiding in Christ.  Pastor Barry shares three benefits that come into our lives when […]

Keys to Persistent Faith: Understanding How God Uses Disappointments

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Galatians 6:9. When we stop dreaming something within us dies, that’s why it’s so important to keep the faith. Don’t give up on your marriage! Don’t give up on your….job, kids, church, Lord. Dare to keep believing. One of the keys to persistent faith is in understanding there are specific, observable patterns in the way God […]

Pentecost: Precepts Plus Power

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Acts 2:1-4. Religion is bad news.  With religion you get instructions but you don’t get power.  Have you ever tried to do what Jesus says we’re supposed to do in the Sermon on the Mount? It’s precepts are beautiful. It’s ideals are noble. But who in this world can live by it?  Jesus knew that […]

Philippians (4): Don’t Worry Be Happy

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10-25-15. Philippians 1:12-18. There are four common barriers to 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, he shows us how by modeling four habits he’d […]

Free Rides Aren’t Free

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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 […]

Fruit That is Never Out of Season: Introduction

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6/3/07  “But the Spirit produces the fruit of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control. Galatians 5:22 & 23 These are characteristics that believers should naturally possess as the result of the spirit of God being present. In fact the fruit of the Spirit is the evidence that God is at work […]