Be Thou My Vision

Ephesians 1:17-19; Jeremiah 9:23-24 Sermon Extra   The Irish hymn, “Be Thou My Vision” was translated by Mary E. Byrne and arranged by David Allen is based on Jeremiah 9:23-24 and Ephesians 1:17-19. This sermon and extra is to be used with the sermon, Be Thou My Vision, based on the same passages.  The song in the form […]

What did you Really get for Christmas?

Matthew 1:18-25, Isaiah 9: 1-9 Sermon Extra 1. Because of Him I no longer walk in darkness.2. Because of Christ we now can have life and life abundantly. 3. Before Jesus, God was seen as a far off now He is close. Before I was separated now, I am near.Because of Christ I am brought […]

A Psalm for Christmas Eve

Joseph Bayly in Psalms of My Life. Christianity Today, Vol. 33, no. 18. | posted 12/01/1997 A reprint from 2011  References: Psalm 98; Psalm 148  Praise God for Christmas. Praise Him for the Incarnation for Word made flesh.  I will not sing of shepherds watching flocks on frosty night or angel choristers.  I will not sing of stable bare […]

When Love Came

Charles Spurgeon December 25  “Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” —Isaiah 7:14  Let us to-day go down to Bethlehem, and in company with wondering shepherds and adoring Magi, let us see Him who was born King of the Jews, for we by faith can claim an […]

The Reasons for Our Joy

The strength of Love is joy We are no longer separated from the Father We have the expressed love of the Father                 Romans 5:8;1John 4:19 Joy is an expression of the Fathers love                    Isaiah 61: 1-3; Zephaniah 3:17 We abide in Christ  John 15:4,10 We are made clean by His word in us                          John 15:3 […]

When Peace Came

 Then suddenly there appeared with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host (angelic army) praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest [heaven], And on earth peace among men with whom He is well-pleased.” Luke 2:13-14 Amplified Bible  The following Scriptures will help us understand the idea of Jesus bringing peace to […]

What Jesus Says Regarding our Giving

Luke 6:38  TREASURE PRINCIPLE You can’t take it with you – but you can send it on ahead.  TREASURE PRINCIPLE KEYS  Remember the law of the First Fruits The Father promises to prosper our giving, when we give him the best. Exodus 23:19, Proverbs 3:9-10  God owns everything; I’m his money manager. We are the managers of the […]

How the Father Supplies Your Needs

Matthew 6:25-34  In this section of John chapter 6 Jesus’ asks each of us eight questions. These questions have to do with our security spiritually, physically and emotionally. Jesus concludes this passage three encouragements for us. Take a moment and read through each question and let Jesus speak each of these issues in your life.  […]

Jeremiah, Dealing with Fake Truth

Do not trust in deceptive words, saying, This is the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD. Jeremiah 7:4 Behold, you are trusting indeceptive words to no avail.   Jeremiah 7:8 God’s frustration: As for you,do not pray for this people, and do not lift up cry or prayer […]