Names of God – Your new name, December 31, 2009

Names of God – Your new name

Why does God give us a new name? Hope of a promise Abram changed to Abraham Sarai changed to Sarah Simon changed to Peter Announcing Judgment upon someone Mahershalahashbaz (Isaiah 8: 3) Shearjjashub (Isaiah 7: 3) Key Point: Your new name is a new identity about how God sees you. How do we get this new identity? Revelation 1: 10… Continue reading Names of God – Your new name

Names of God – Alpha and Omega, December 23, 2009

Names of God – Alpha and Omega

We are looking at the names of God and what they mean to us today.   The book of Revelation starts and ends with the name Alpha and Omega I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is , and which was , and which is to come , the Almighty Revelation 1: 8… Continue reading Names of God – Alpha and Omega

Names of God – Immanuel, December 17, 2009

Names of God – Immanuel

  Isaiah 7: 14 the virgin will conceive a child She will give birth to a son and will call him Immanuel which means God is with us TWO IMPLICATIONS FOR US Jesus is a divine being, He is God There is the implication that in some way deity has identified with us. Isaiah 9: 6 “For a child is… Continue reading Names of God – Immanuel

Names of God Part 2, December 3, 2009

Names of God Part 2

Paul stated the purpose of his life in Philippians when he said. Philippians 3: 10 “I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of his sufferings so that one way or another I will experience the resurrection from the dead.” Charles Hodges gives a definition of who God is when he states, “God is… Continue reading Names of God Part 2

Names of God – I AM, November 25, 2009

Names of God – I AM

Think of a time when you thought of how big God is? What caused this feeling to happen? Now that we are calm and deeply thoughtful, why is this so important? Too many times, our God is too small. We have figured him all out and the parts we haven’t figured out, we do not invest the time to explore…. Continue reading Names of God – I AM

Eschatology, November 19, 2009

Eschatology

Matthew 16: 24 – 28 Self Denial is linked to the importance of the return of Jesus. When is Jesus coming back? this is a question that was asked back by the disciples (Matthew 24: 3, Acts 1: 6) What will be the signs of the end of the age? 1. The End of All Things The return of Christ… Continue reading Eschatology

Self Denial, November 12, 2009

Self Denial

Read Matthew 16: 24 – 28 some of this we will look at in our sermon on eschatology, but we want to look at the phrase “Deny yourself take up your cross and follow me” What thoughts come to your mind when you think of denying self and taking up your cross? If we are like most people, we think… Continue reading Self Denial

Resurrection Sunday, May 19, 2009

Resurrection Sunday

The Christianity rises and falls on the fact of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Some churches deny the physical resurrection today as they share that… 1. Jesus is alive in our hearts so it is like a resurrection just like a grandparent who may have passed away lives in our memories. 2. His teachings live on like Gandhi’s teachings so… Continue reading Resurrection Sunday