Apr 12, 2015
Faith that Grows; Becoming Spiritually mature
Series: FAITH
Hebrews 6:1-2, Philippians 3:12-14
 
I. Spiritual Infants
     a. Lack of growth after new birth
     b. Concerned more with self than service
     c. Lack of humility and grace
     d. Overly judgmental
 
II. Steps to spiritual maturity
     a. desire to grow
     b. Nourish oneself to grow
     c. Exercise and practice to grow
     d. Realize it takes time and work to grow
 
III. Measure your spiritual maturity
     a. Ability to take solid food
     b. Ability to discern good and evil
     c. Ability to control one's tongue
     d. Ability to see one's own imperfections
 
IV. Challenge
WatchNotesDownloadDateTitle
  • Apr 12, 2015Faith that Grows; Becoming Spiritually mature
    Apr 12, 2015
    Faith that Grows; Becoming Spiritually mature
    Series: FAITH
    Hebrews 6:1-2, Philippians 3:12-14
     
    I. Spiritual Infants
         a. Lack of growth after new birth
         b. Concerned more with self than service
         c. Lack of humility and grace
         d. Overly judgmental
     
    II. Steps to spiritual maturity
         a. desire to grow
         b. Nourish oneself to grow
         c. Exercise and practice to grow
         d. Realize it takes time and work to grow
     
    III. Measure your spiritual maturity
         a. Ability to take solid food
         b. Ability to discern good and evil
         c. Ability to control one's tongue
         d. Ability to see one's own imperfections
     
    IV. Challenge
  • Apr 5, 2015Faith that Knows (Easter Sunday)
    Apr 5, 2015
    Faith that Knows (Easter Sunday)
    Series: FAITH
    Hebrews 11:1-3
     
    I. What is faith?
         a. Webster's- unquestioning belief that does not require proof.
         b. Being sure of what we hope for.
         c. Certain of what we do not see.
         d. Only as good as what it is placed in.
     
    II.  Why is faith important?
         a. We are saved by faith.
         b. We live by faith.
         c. We receive righteousness by faith.
         d. We are justified by faith.
     
    III. How does faith affect our lives?
         a. It's how we trust in who Jesus was.
         b. It's how we trust in what Jesus did.
         c. It's how we trust in the resurrection
         d. It's how we live for Jesus Christ.
     
    IV. Challenge
  • Apr 3, 2015Good Friday sermon
    Apr 3, 2015
    Good Friday sermon
    Matthew 27:32-44
  • Mar 29, 2015Donkey Details
    Mar 29, 2015
    Donkey Details
    Matthew 21:1-17, Luke 19:28-48
     
    I. Jesus is into details.
    II. The Lord will guide you.
    III. Only Jesus can fulfill your life.
    IV. Loosening your burden requires obedience to His request.
    V. Jesus is the Answer. He is the Provider of Peace and worthy to be praised.
    VI. Your relationship with Him must be grounded in prayer.
  • Mar 22, 2015Who Are We to Pray For
    Mar 22, 2015
    Who Are We to Pray For
    James 5:14-16, Ephesians 1:18, 2 Corinthians 5:17
     
    I.  Pray for the sick
         A. Aggressively because nothing is impossible with God.
         B. Fervently because fervent prayers of the righteous are powerful.
         C. Submissively because God understands the total situation.
     
    II.  Praying for the prodigal
         A. The focus must be on God alone.
         B. The heart of the problem is the problem of the heart.
         C. Don't give up. Keep praying. Keep believing. You never know what God will do.
     
    III.  Praying for the lost
         A. Pray for boldness to speak to the lost.
         B. Pray the lost might listen.
         C. Pray for a life transformed by the gospel. (The Good News)
         
  • Mar 15, 2015Three Levels of Mountain Moving Prayer
    Mar 15, 2015
    Three Levels of Mountain Moving Prayer
    Matthew 7:7-11, Mark 11:22-24
     
    I.  What hinders our Prayer?
         1. Suspicion- prayer does not matter
         2. Fear- we don't pray in the right way
         3. We feel we have more important things to do
     
    II.  Three Levels of Prayer
         1. Asking: What beggars do
         2. Seeking: A desire for something of great value
         3. Knocking: To stand at a door repeatedly tapping on it
     
    III.  Mountain Moving Prayer
         1. Have faith in God
         2. Face the mountain of impossibility
         3. Believe and see God in action
  • Mar 8, 2015What to Pray for Ourselves
    Mar 8, 2015
    What to Pray for Ourselves
    2 Thessalonians 2:13-17, Colossians 1:9-14
     
    I.  A prayer we need to pray
         1. Stand firm
         2. Hold on
         3. Be encouraged
         4. Be strengthened
     
    II.  Strength for the journey
         1. Knowledge of God's will
         2. Spiritual wisdom and understanding
         3. Walking worthy and pleasing
         4. Strengthened for endurance and patience
     
    III.  Challenge
  • Mar 1, 2015Who Are We Praying To?
    Mar 1, 2015
    Who Are We Praying To?
    Luke 11:1-2, Romans 1:19-20, Hebrews 4:14-16
     
    I. The image of God
      1.  Our distorted image
      2.  God's true image
     
    II. Where is God?
      1.  God is hidden
      2.  The invisible God revealed
      3.  Why God came
     
    III. What is prayer?
      1.  It's addressing God
      2.  It's a privilege and duty
      3.  It asking asking, seeking, and knocking
     
    IV. Challenge
  • Feb 22, 2015God of Wonders
    Feb 22, 2015
    God of Wonders
    Mark 9:1-29
     
    Five insights in overcoming struggles of doubt and belief.
     
    I. Jesus is above your situation (v. 1-13)
    II. There is amazement, frustration, and failure in the valley. (v.14-18)
    III. Faith doesn't consist in believing God will do something, but that God can do anything! (v. 19-24)
    IV. Transformation happens in the valley. (v. 25-27)
    V. Prayer produces power! (v.28-29)
     
  • Feb 15, 2015God’s Way with Our Children
    Feb 15, 2015
    God’s Way with Our Children
    Colossians 3:20-21
    Ephesians 6:1-4
     
    I. Spirit filled child
    II. Spirit filled parent
    III. Challenge