Sermons on Salvation
We can have a new label which overrides all the other labels we might be carrying. This new label is redeemed.
We all have one; a past. For many of us, our past is filled with poor choices and regrets over things we have said or done. We wish we could forget our past. Because we can’t, for many people the past becomes what defines our present. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be this way.
Our journey to the heart of God has been illuminating. We have seen His heart for the hurting, for the outcasts, for the doubters, and for the faithful that need encouragement. Now, we see where the journey ends; at a cross where Jesus will die for our sins.
A good book will always reveal the general direction of the story in the early part of the account. John’s gospel is no different, as we get a glimpse of where we are going in this message.
What is man? Are we nothing more than another animal on our planet? Is there anything more to us than that? Today, we answer that question, along with answering a singular problem that we can’t fix.
There are some essential elements of God’s character that we need to understand. One of the best places in the Bible to find these essentials is also one of the most familiar verses in the world.
We all need power in our lives. Power is the force that accomplishes something. We like to think that we have power. The truth is, there is only one source of true power.
When you give a gift to someone, what is the one thing you probably want to happen with that gift? Most people want their gift to be used. We want the recipient to use what we give them. Perhaps the same is true of what God has given us.
We all want certainty in our lives. We take comfort from warranties and guarantees. When it comes to knowledge, we want ‘concrete’ facts and answers. Yet, most of the world is uncertain, most of our lives is shrouded with the unknown. We need some certainty…
There is one obstacle that we, humans, are incapable of overcoming. That obstacle is sin. No matter what method we choose to try, we cannot overcome sin apart from Jesus. We take a look at Jesus on this Easter Sunday, and how He overcame sin on our behalf!