Sermons from June 2019

Sermons from June 2019

God Makes the Matters of Our Lives Matter

John Piper “I don’t need to explain everything. That He reigns and loves is enough for now” – John Piper. The Pleasures of God: Meditations on God’s Delight in Being God By John Piper 1 Samuel 9:1-17 God Makes Our Backgrounds to Matter God Makes Seemingly Small Things to Matter God Even Makes Sinful Choices to Matter

Who Is This God of Glory?

(1 Samuel 4:1-5,19-22; 5:1-5)   Moralistic therapeutic deism is a term that was first introduced in 2005 by sociologists Christian Smith. Five tenets (sharing two today) The central goal of life is to be happy and to feel good about oneself. God does not need to be particularly involved in one’s life except when God is needed to resolve a problem.

Do We Have Ears to Hear?

Matters of the Heart – Part 2 of 2 1 Samuel 3:1-4 New International Version (NIV) 3 The boy Samuel ministered before the Lord under Eli. In those days the word of the Lord was rare; there were not many visions. 2 One night Eli, whose eyes were becoming so weak that he could barely see, was lying down in his usual place. 3 The lamp of God had not yet gone out, and Samuel was lying down in the house of the Lord, where the ark of God was. 4 Then the Lord called Samuel. Samuel answered, “Here I am.” 5 And…