Sermons by Jared Via

Sermons by Jared Via

The Truth about Hate

1 John 2:7-14 Commandment – 1 John 2:7-8 Condition – 1 John 2:9-11 Confirmation – 1 John 2:12-14 “Hate can be expressed in two different ways. It can be active, in that we indulge in malicious talk or injurious actions toward another. We can strike them, or beat them, or throw our garbage over their fence, or mistreat them in some way. We can attack them, we can slander them behind their back. All these are active expressions of hate,…

Confession of Sin

1 John 1:5-10 The Reality of Sin – Romans 3:23 The Result of Sin – John 10:28-29 The Remission of Sin – Proverbs 28:19, Acts 3:19-20 Confess – to agree with how God sees and what He says about our sin.

Walking by Faith

Ecclesiastes 11:1-8 Walk by faith by giving what you can’t keep – Ecclesiastes 11:1-2 Walk by faith by surrendering what you can’t control – Ecclesiastes 11:3-4 Walk by faith by trusting when you don’t understand – Ecclesiastes 11:5-6 Walk by faith by enjoying life in its proper place – Ecclesiastes 11:7-8

The Emptiness of Brokenness

Ecclesiastes 7:1-8:17 Wrong expectations lead to: despair – I can’t do this anymore anger – I can’t believe God would allow this unbelief – There isn’t any God at all.  1. The Perception: The righteous suffer, the wicked prosper Ecclesiastes 7:14-17 and 8:14-15 God’s purposes in suffering and trials: Reveals our heart Produces character Tests and strengthens our faith Shows the brokenness of the world John 16:33 – “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have…

Empty Pursuits

In this series on Ecclesiastes we try to get the right set of lenses to look at the situations that are in life. This week in Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26, we look at empty pursuits of life. The Empty Pursuit of Pleasure – Ecclesiastes 2:1-6 The Empty Pursuit of Possessions – Ecclesiastes 2:7-8 The Empty Pursuit of Position – Ecclesiastes 2:9 The Empty Pursuit of Purpose – Ecclesiastes 2:12-23

Specific Praise

Psalm 103 is a psalm of praise. In it, David is very specific in his praise of God. In verses 1-3 he begins with praising God for who He is and praising God for what He does.

Unless God Builds the House

For Mother’s Day we spend some time digging in to God’s plan for the home found in Psalm 127. The family was God’s idea. He has specific goals and a mission for our families and we need to submit to his plan.