Sermons on Purpose

Sermons on Purpose

OVERCOME YOUR INNER ENEMIES – DEPRESSION (Psalm 42:9-11)

Depression is an unavoidable part of life. For some it only visits briefly. While for others it seems to be a permanent resident. Often there is a biological component to ongoing depression. Even when drugs are appropriately used to help, turning to putting our hope is God is a key to overcoming depression. Series Summary: The shepherd boy, David, defeating the the giant, champion warrior, Goliath was one of the greatest victories in history. David defeated his enemy with a…

OVERCOME YOUR INNER ENEMIES – FEAR (Joshua 1:9)

in Joshua 1:9; God is reminding us that HE IS ALWAYS IN CONTROL, that we need to be strong and courageous, to obey God’s Word thoughtfully and wholeheartedly, and not to be frightened or discouraged. In our daily lives, Fear is a constant battle, but we are asked that we need to UNDERSTAND and OVERCOME those fears and LET GOD DO HIS WILL. We need to put in our hearts and minds that GOD is bigger than the fear or…

OVERCOME YOUR INNER ENEMIES – Series (1 Samuel 17:32-50)

We overcome our enemies when God is with us. When will look at the physical battle between David and Goliath, we might give too much credit to David’s skill with the sling and stone and miss the key to his success. It was that God was with him. Success comes when God is with us and God is with us when we like David are people after God’s heart. Series Summary: The shepherd boy, David, defeating the the giant, champion…

“CHOSEN” Series [#1- You are Chosen By God]

This is the first of a series -” CHOSEN ” You are special. Such that God chose you.  Chosen for a reason. Chosen for a purpose. Find your “rai·son d’ê·tre. I Peter 2:9, 10  But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession ……

“YOU BELONG HERE”

“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;…

You Are God’s Co-Worker!

“Whatever you do, work at it with your whole being, for the Lord and not for men,” Colossians 3:23 “Whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God” (1 Corinthians 10:31) Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord Romans 12:11

GREAT JOY

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

The Great Power of Words

Your words do : praise and magnify; build up or tear down; comfort and console; encourage, correct, instruct. Words are powerful. Luke 6:45 [Amp version] The good man produces what is good and honorable and moral out of the good treasure [stored] in his heart; …   .  for his mouth speaks from the overflow of his heart. Job 16:5 [Amp version] “[But instead] I could strengthen and encourage you with [the words of] my mouth, And the consolation and solace of my lips would soothe your suffering and lessen your anguish. Ephesians 6:19 [Amp version] And pray for me, that words may be given to me when I open my mouth, to proclaim boldly the mystery of the good news [of salvation],

Greater Than Jesus?

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

Earnest Sowing ensures Fruitful Harvest

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…