Sermons from May 2018

Sermons from May 2018

Faith is Demonstrated by our Response to Temptation

Sin will take you further than you wanted to go, keep you longer than you wanted to stay, cost you more than you wanted to pay. Message taken from James 1:13-18 1. The Truth about Temptation:  We are responsible.   2. The Process of Temptation: Temptation is the enticement to fulfill a God-given desire in a God-forbidden way. Desire Deception Disobedience Death 3. The Result of Temptation:  Sin is deceitful Sin is devastating Sin is deadly How can we resist temptation and…

Faith is demonstrated by our response to trials

Message taken from James 1:2-12. What are Trials? Trials: adversity, affliction or trouble: sent or allowed by God that serve to test or prove one’s character, faith and holiness.  There are two facts about Trials: 1. They are coming:  1 Peter 4:12-13 2. They come in various kinds: financial, relational, physical, emotional, spiritual, professional Why do they come? 1. They reveal our heart 2. They test and strengthen our faith 3. They produce character How can we rejoice in them?…

Public Faith

Public Faith means making our faith more than a private matter.  Jesus warned the Jews about how the Pharisees made a show of religion and were hypocrites. We’re talking about authentically living out our faith. We must demonstrate our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ… By humility (1a) By mobility (1b)