Sermons from November 2005

Sermons from November 2005

God wants us to always, always, feel welcome close to Him.

Luke 13:18-30

And sometimes we think because bad things are happening in our life that God has abandoned us but, in fact, it’s the opposite. God has not abandoned us. When those rough things start happening in our lives, it is usually because God loves us, because He is packing manure around us. He is making life stink for us, but He is giving us the life-saving nutrients that we need that will cause fruit to grown. And yet, we resent those…
If we are faithful servants, we will tell the truth that our Master has asked us to tell. We will be faithful to that truth...

Luke 12:42-59

What has God entrusted you with? …Everyone in this room has been entrusted with something… We’ve all been given a responsibility, and so often we reject, turn away from, and ignore that responsibility. But you have now been entrusted. God’s Holy Spirit was given you a call in your life to know and to let others know about the Person of Jesus. You have a responsibility, and you have been given…much, and now much will be required of you. I…
Where is your foundation? Where is your strength? Who are you putting your trust in? See, it's not about what you're going to face tomorrow. It's about Who you're facing tomorrow with.

Luke 12:22-41

Jesus says you don’t have to worry about you. Your Father in heaven knows who you are. And this is the crux of it. You know what it is? We’re afraid. Notice how He says that? Verse 32, “Do not be afraid.” You know why we seek to store up for ourself? Because we’re afraid of what tomorrow is going to bring. We’re afraid that tomorrow is going to happen and we’re not going to have enough… You know, we…