Sermons from October 2023

Sermons from October 2023

“God is Still in Control”

Lamentations 3:22-23 I. God’s mercy never ends Lamentations 3:22-24 II. Waiting is not waste  Lamentations 3:25-27 III. The final word has not been spoken Lamentations 3:31-32 IV. God is always good Lamentations 3:33

“A Dark Night of the Soul”

Psalm 88:1-18 1. Darkness is something that can last a long time for a Christian 2. There is no better place to learn about God 3. Dark times are the best places for prayers of lament The pattern of lament: Turn – Turning to God is reaching out to Him while in pain. Complain – A kind of complaining that is biblical. It is a way to keep praying through our pain. Ask – It involves confidently calling on God.…

“The Real Key to Happiness”

Philippians 1: 12-21 Key Take Away: Happiness is found in a God-centered life. 1. Perspective – You can be happy no matter what happens if you look at every problem from God’s viewpoint. Philippians 1:12 Philippians 1:13-14 2. Response – You can be happy no matter what happens if you don’t let others control your attitude. Philippians 1:18 Philippians 1:15-17 Philippians 1:28 3. Trust – You can be happy no matter what happens if you trust God to work things…

“Roots of Spiritual Recession”

 James 4:13-17 I. Foolish presumptions (James 4:13, 16) II. Forgotten Perspectives (James 4:14) Life has its uncertainties (Proverbs 27:1) (Psalm 39:4-6) Life has its certainties (Psalm 139:16) III. Forsaken Priorities (James 14:15-17)

“God’s Way Through Adversity”

Psalm 73:26 1. Walking 2. Weeping 3. Trusting Our bad things will turn out for good. (Romans 8:28) Our good things cannot be taken away. (Romans 8:1) The best is yet to come. (Revelation21:1-5) 4. Praying 5. Thanking