Sermons by Andy Bratton

King David: What was God Thinking?

Saul was rejected because… He disobeyed – 1 Samuel 15:19 He relied on his own spirit – 1 Samuel 13:12 He didn’t understand what God desires – 1 Samuel 15:22-23 David’s qualifications and differences from Saul were… Honor – 1 Samuel 24:6-10 Endurance – 2 Samuel 5:4 Adoration – 1 Samuel 17:26 Repentance – 2…

The Greatest Comeback in HIStory!

Jesus’ comeback is certain Jesus promised (Revelation 22:7,12,20) Jesus prophesied another event that came true (Matthew 16,17,20) Jesus’ comeback moment is a secret Only the Father knows (Acts 1:7) Jesus’ comeback will be sudden (Matthew 25:6,13) (1 Corinthians 15:51-52) We need to be prepared We need plenty of oil. (Matthew 25:1-5) We need to use…

Siri! Directions home!

Luke 15:3-7 The lost sheep is a lesson in our value to God. Luke 15:8-10 The lost coin is a lesson in the importance of God’s reputation. Luke 15:11-32 The lost son is a lesson in God’s love and man’s heart. All three stories are filled with hope and reflect God’s desire to be with…

Jenga my heart, Oh God!

Nehemiah’s… Heritage led to a hurt heart Wept, prayed, and fasted It was his home It was his country/nation Not just about physical repairs They were left vulnerable They brought it on themselves Determination led to passionate pleas King To be able to go For supplies People of Israel Find some pride to rebuild Obey…

Put Out the Fresh Linens

Philemon A church home is a place where faith in Jesus and love toward the saints brings… (v. 4-7) Joy Comfort Refreshment A church home receives back those who have been gone with an exposed heart. (v. 8-20) Remembering where we were Remembering who saved us Remembering who grace is for A church home always…

Newcabulary

Ephesians 6:1-9 Will you have a gladitude or a baditude? It’s right – Psalm 1 It comes with a promise – Proverbs 1:8-9; Exodus 20:12 Children are a gift – Psalm 127:3-5 Instruct them in first things first – Deuteronomy 6:4-6 Will you have distavision or nextavision? The promise is that it will go well…