Sermons from November 2016

Sermons from November 2016

How to be Rich Toward God

  Luke 12:13-21 Jesus tells a parable of a Rich Fool who when he comes upon a windfall of abundance he can neither see beyond himself nor this world. What would you do if you suddenly came upon an unexpected financial blessing? Matthew 25:14-30 Jesus tells another parable. This one is about stewardship. Three men are given a certain number of talents, each according to his ability – two of the men are rewarded for their diligence of making more…

Three Sermons, One Point

Sermon 1 – Good debt Baptism unites us with Christ – Romans 6:5 Baptism is for those who believe, repent, and confess – Romans 10:9-10, Acts 2:38 Sermon 2 – Good discipline – 1 Corinthians 9:24-26 Three ways to give: Cash or check when passed Online through your bank Online through our website Always give with a worshipful heart and prayer Consider the vision Sermon 3 – Good decision Ties up generosity – 2 Corinthians 9:6 Reveals our discontentment –…

Give Like Abraham

The first tithe was offered with a humble heart – Genesis 14:19-20 The tithing law was given in order to change hearts – Leviticus 27:30-33 Levites receiving the tithes were to do so with a servant’s heart – Numbers 18:21-26 Thankful hearts were to present their offerings to God – Deuteronomy 12:5-7 A generous God desires to bless a generous people – Malachi 3:8-10; Proverbs 3:9-10 A Christ Inspired heart shows justice, mercy, faithfulness, and honors God with their offerings…

It Starts With a Seed

Matthew 6:19-34 Material things will pass away. (v. 19) Things wear out Things fall out Things are left out Matthew 6:20 Heavenly things will be remembered.  (v. 20) Good works are observed Good works are rewarded Matthew 6:21 Your heart follows what you treasure.  (v. 21) It is good for food It is a delight to the eyes It is desired to make one wise Matthew 6:22-23 The eyes are the window to the soul.  (v. 22-23) What you see…