Sermons tagged with ‘Trust’

The Healing Power of Touch

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Mark 7:31-35. Many are in need of emotional healing. They have shut down and closed themselves off from meaningful interaction with others. The Pandemic is partly to blame but there are also other factors at play. There’s healing power in the touch of Jesus, and also in the human touch of God’s people. In this […]

The “Whys” That Have No Answer

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Luke 13:1-4. There is so much pain and suffering in our world today. Why does God allow it? When Jesus was asked this question, He didn’t answer but he was brutally honest, he said, “You will have suffering in this world.” One day things will be made right but until then the issue is how […]

Why? Just Because.

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Deuteronomy 7:6-11. Many times, we make decisions, determine preferences, decide on courses of action for reasons we can’t explain. In today’s sermon Pastor Barry talks about the reply we most often give in matters that are often profound. It’s a reply we frequently rely on. It’s the oldest, perhaps the strangest, but definitely the strongest […]

HEROES; Jesus (4)

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Matthew 11:28-30. Jesus was no ordinary teacher, no ordinary king and no ordinary man. Jesus was both God and man—one hundred percent divine and one hundred percent human. The word “amazed” appears twenty-seven times to describe people’s response to Jesus. They were amazed at His miracles. They were amazed at the way He handled criticism. They […]

“HEROES”; Abraham

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Genesis 12:2. God often uses the least likely people, ordinary people to accomplish His purposes. God wants to make a great nation and chooses Abraham and Sarah, a childless elderly couple with a questionable background. It doesn’t make the most sense, but when it comes to pass God gets the credit. Abraham’s story can be described […]

“HEROES”; Jesus

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John 20:26-29. Easter is when we celebrate history’s brightest moment. The tomb is empty, Jesus is alive, but throughout history there have been a variety of attempts by skeptics to explain away the resurrection. Jesus actually made ten different appearances after His resurrection. In one of them He was seen by over five hundred people. […]

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

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Matthew 6:9-13; Luke 11:1-4. Bread represents all physical provision. We can’t be a spiritual being unless we are first a physical one and so God begins with the physical. God cares that our physical needs are met and because of that we don’t need to be preoccupied with the physical.  As a matter of fact God […]