Sermons by Greg Nance (Page 3)

Sermons by Greg Nance (Page 3)

Finishing Well

Finishing Well Read 1 Chronicles 29:10-20 Does anyone here doubt that king David died saved by God for eternal life?  David did not run the race of life without some hard stumbles and falls. But David’s identifying characteristic is not one of unfaithfulness to God, even though David fell hard as we talked about last week.  David’s life was marked by his love for God. …

Danger of Despising God

Nothing is more central to our salvation than the love of God for us and our response to it. The greatest accomplishment we can achieve is to receive, live by and share the love of God. The ultimate human failure is to simply not love God. David’s story and Jesus’ words help us understand that and hopefully motivate us to obey that.

David’s History and Heart

Psalm 57  Let’s recite this Psalm together.  But here’s the order to do it in.  Each section will be on the screen for us to read.  I need someone 35 years old or less to come up here and help me lead. 35 years old and under – read the Blue  36 years old and up – read the Green Everyone read together – read the Red Read Psalm together. (Greeting follows)…

Failure of Faith in Judges

How many of us here read through Judges this past week?   I wonder what you learned about God’s SAVING  MISSION from reading this book of the Bible?   The book of Judges covers a history of about 400 years.  Israel has entered the promised land through the leadership of Joshua and conquered vast portions of the land.  After Joshua died Israel continued the conquest of…

Finding Hell in the Old Testament

It has come to my attention that we need more teaching from the Bible on the fear of the Lord, and particularly the dangers of hell.  An Episcopal preacher once told me that he was raised in a denomination that constantly preached on hell and used scary stories regularly to motivate obedience to God.  He said that as a young adult he left his church because of it.  He…

Passing on the Faith to our Children

Here we are in the last book of Moses, the fifth book of the Bible, the final words of the greatest Old Testament leader: we are in Deuteronomy. There are a few places in the Bible where we have a final message from a great leader. Deuteronomy is one of them. It’s the longest final message, and also the most quoted book in the scriptures. This is Moses swan song to…