Sermons by Kevin Meadows

Sermons by Kevin Meadows

We Are Image Bearers

Genesis 1:26-28; Genesis 9:5-6; 1 Corinthians 11:7; 1 Corinthians 15:49; James 3:7-10 Males and females bear God’s image.What does it mean to bear God’s image?God fashioned humanity to share and exhibit His characteristics. Every life has inherent dignity. Human beings still bear God’s image despite the Fall. Dignity must be protected and cultivated. We will bear God’s image better in Heaven.

Faithful Endurance in Unfavorable Circumstances

Daniel 9:24-27 God’s people can faithfully endure unfavorable circumstances because God is sovereign. We live in an uncertain age. God is sovereign. Counterfeit saviors will be terminated. Personal devotion is essential to faithfully endure unfavorable conditions. Predetermine convictions. Study God’s word. Pray. Listen for illumination.

Jesus Saves

Luke 1:31 Jesus rescues from Satan’s domain. Jesus rescues from the curse. physical abnormalities death and resuscitation resurrection Jesus rescues the lost. Jesus commissioned the rescued to proclaim the Rescuer.

The Historical Reliability of the Virgin Conception

Luke 1:31 The virgin conception is historically reliable The Genesis 3:15 prophecy gave a Messianic expectation from ancient history. Isaiah prophesied the greatest physical expression of God’s presence would be virgin born (Isaiah 7:14). The gospel writers authored independent claims. The locals knew Mary had an unplanned pregnancy (John 8:41). There is convincing historical evidence Jesus rose from the dead. Paul, a convert of the resurrected Christ, believed Jesus was the fulfillment of Genesis 3:15 (Galatians 4:4).

Biblical Christianity

1 John 5:1-12 Are you a Christian as defined by the Bible? Christians obey God and love His children. 1 John 5:1-5 Christians believe Jesus is the authenticated Son of God. 1 John 5:6-12

Christians Love Each Other

1 John 3:11-24 We must love believers. Hate has an ungodly nature (1 John 3:11-15).-Matthew 5:21-22-John 8:44 Believers need compassion (1 John 3:16-18). Love gives us an objective point of reference when our conscience falsely condemns us (1 John 3:19-22). Love is a characteristic of abiding in God (1 John 3:23-24). Christian love rises above human differences to show itself in absolute loyalty to others in their need. Christian love looks on other persons through the eyes and with the…

Unashamed Hope

1 John 2:28-3:3 Why followers of Jesus have hope… We can have confidence before Christ when He returns (1 John 2:28-29). We are God’s children (1 John 3:1-2a). We look ahead to our full transformation (1 John 3:2b-3). He will appear We will see Him We will see Him as He is We will be like Him

The Hindrance of Worldliness

1 John 2:15-17 We must love God and not the world’s system. Because the world’s virtues are not God’s virtues (1 John 2:15b-16). Because the world’s system is temporary (1 John 2:17).