Sermons on Faith
God’s promise ‘I will never leave nor forsake you” is one promise that we should cling to, specially as we walk through our valleys [ shadow of death / pains of physical ills / pit of failures]. Psalms 23 …. Yea tho i walk thru the valley of the shadow of death, Thou art with me …..
How reassuring, how good it is to hear that: You are full; you are complete; You are completely forgiven in Christ. All our sins have been nailed to the cross. All our debts are marked “PAID IN FULL”.
“No man is an island …. every man is part of… the main ( ?creation? ).” John Dunne penned this in his Meditation XVII. Do you belong? Why? ? To whom??? In the final analysis, you are God’s creation for a personalized purpose. John 16:15 15 All that belongs to the Father is mine …… Isaiah 43:1 “But now, thus says the LORD, your Creator, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel, “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;…
Matthew 5:13-14 “13 You are the salt of the earth…… 14 You are the light of the world..… “ What you say and do can affect your circle of influence. Like a pebble thrown into a pond, the ripple effects spread out all around. Your words, your actions are like the ripple effects. If you have received God’s amazing grace, you would want to share this to everyone, as much as you can. .
Great Joy. True joy. Deep joy. What is it? Do you have it? True joy is not fleeting nor momentary. Joy is not affected by circumstance or happenstance. Not inhibited by sorrow nor pain. True joy is constant, it is that inner feeling that is given by God alone. Find out how to attain, how to maintain, how to sustain deep, true God given joy. ” … the joy of the Lord is your strength …. ” Nehemiah 8:10
Can I do greater things than Jesus? Really? Listen. See how it can be possible. 12″Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these …” 13 And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. 14 You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it” John 14:12-14
This is what “generous giving” really means : “John 3:16 ” For God So Loved … that He GAVE His Only begotten Son…” As the saying goes you cannot love with giving. 11You will be enriched in every way to be generous on every occasion, and your giving through us will produce thanksgiving to God. 12For this ministry of service is not only supplying the needs of the saints, but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanksgiving to God.… (2 Cor. 9:11-12) Romans 12:8 if it is encouraging, let…
Victor Hugo wrote ” One can give without loving, but never can one love without giving.” God is our example – “For God so loved … that HE GAVE … Malachi 3:10 Bring you all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house, and test me now in this, says the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not…
This is the second message in the Daring Faith series.
This is the first in the new Daring Faith series.