Sermons from May 2019

Sermons from May 2019

When God Swore

Hebrews 6:13-20 Have you heard someone say, “I swear to God” or “I swear I’ll never do that again!” Why do some people say that?  What makes swearing an oath mean more than a person’s word? I remember talking with Justin Hart about keys one time, and he said, “The only reason we have to have these things is because some people are not honest.”  Do you remember…

Words and Prayers

We are in the midst of a series of lessons on prayer. Two weeks ago, we saw how God takes our words very seriously, just as God takes His own words very seriously.  Jesus also warned us that by our words we will be justified and by our words we will be condemned.  (Matthew 12:36-37).  And Paul admonishes us: Whatever you do in word or deed, do it all in the…

A Mother’s Promise in Prayer

Happy Mother’s Day!  There are many motherhood stories in the Bible.  In our Bible reading this past two weeks we read through the stories of Ruth and Hannah.  Ruth, from Moab, became a grandmother of the great King, David, and one of the ancestors of Jesus Christ.  Hannah, a barren wife of Elkanah, became the mother of Samuel the great prophet and…

Oath’s and Prayers

We live in a day of fake everything.  There are so many lies from so many places that truth is becoming a very rare thing and trust is based on agreement.  What if we couldn’t lie?  What if every word that came out of anyone’s mouth was only the honest expression of what they sincerely believed was the truth?  Your wife puts on an outfit and asks,…