Posted by Pastor Dave in UncategorizedNov 29th, 2010 | 4 Comments
Trust: reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, surety, etc., of a person or thing; confidence.
Jeremiah 17:7-8 (NIV) 7 “But blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in him. 8 He will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit.”
Refresh – Remembering the Sermon
This week’s message introduced the series for the Christmas season. (If you missed it, listen to the podcast.) We walked through the...
Posted by Pastor Dave in UncategorizedNov 17th, 2010 | No Comments
Real fulfillment comes through living in God’s kingdom by His power for His glory.
Chuck Swindoll tells the story about an unforgettable evening when a friend of his ate dog food. Contrary to what we might expect, he was not starving, nor was he being initiated into a fraternity. Rather, it happened at an elegant physician’s home near Miami. The dog food was served on delicate little crackers with a wedge of imported cheese, bacon chips, and an olive, topped with a sliver of pimento. Hors d’oeuvres a la Alpo! The deed was not perpetrated by an enemy but by a friend. (With friends...
Posted by Pastor Dave in UncategorizedNov 7th, 2010 | No Comments
For the past four weekends we have been processing each phrase of the Lord’s Prayer, in depth and in detail. This coming weekend we will look at “Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.”
We often think temptation is an enticement or a lure to do something evil, (You know the really bad stuff – all of the things other people do). To a great extent, we tend to think that temptation is just about the big things in life.
Actually, I have found that temptation can be subtle. So I made a list of what some subtle temptations. I don’t know if any of you...