Commitment to God

Matthew 19:16-30 The young man wasn”t ready to give God every area of his life. By holding on to his money he missed out on much bigger treasure. He made a bad choice. What about choices that I make on an every-day basis? Our every day decisions are affected by our way of thinking. (…

The Blessed and the Wicked

Psalm 1:1-3 Blessed translated as “all the happiness of…” Bible invites us to put our name instead of one. Path of the wicked: walk, stand, sit. Romans 1:18-32 That”s the world we live in. Are you a part of it? We see it everywhere these days. 1 John 2:15-17 Psalm 1:3

Learning to Forgive

Matthew 18:21-35It’s easy for us to look at the unforgiving man and think of him as wicked. There’s nothing wrong in trying to protect yourself and your family from being taken advantage of. But we should remember where we are coming from. Our sins have been forgiven. We should always keep that in mind. If…

Humility

Matthew 18:1-4 We cannot be successful with God without humility. 1. Dependence on God When Jesus talks about being like children he wants us to be dependent on God like children depend on their parents. John 5:30 Jesus was totally dependent on his father. 2. We need to have a teachable heart Matthew 11:28 We…

Jesus – The Essential One

Throughout history people would depicted Jesus differently. Even today people have different ideas of who Jesus really is. Matthew 13:54-58 For some people Jesus is like a appendix. If it doesn’t bother them, they would like him to be around. However, once it starts causing problems, they would like it to be removed. Matthew 16:13-14…

Don’t look too far

We live in the world where we always keep looking because we’re not satisfied with what we have Give thanks in all situations 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Thessalonians faced fierce persecutions and Paul was concerned about their ability to remain faithful. We are looking for a reason to be grateful. But reasons are plentiful and they…

What do you have?

Matthew 15:29-39 We can look at the obstacles in our life and think why miracles cannot happen as opposed to why they can happen – We tend to forget the miracles that happened in the past. Instead of focusing on what we have and what God can do with it we can only think about…

Holding to the Commands of God

Matthew 15:1-20 Why do we do the things that we do for God? Why do we go to church, why are we helping people? Jesus was looking for the people who would be committed to God, not religious activities. What are the reason that may have put aside the commands of God? Popularity, personal gain?…

Stepping Out

Matthew 14:22-36 1. Stepping out requires faith God expects us to step out in faith with whatever faith we have, because this is how we can experience the power of God. Jesus wants us to experience something great in our lives. Peter had to make s decision to step out. We too have to make…

Bring the boy to me!

Mountain top experience Mark 9:2-9 Mark 9:14-19 As Christians to we notice the world outside? There are a lot of people out there who are at a lot worse shape than we are. People in the world are hurting and looking for solution Good intentions alone are not enough Do we lives where we are…