Sermons in “Solid Ground”

The Second Question

“Where are you?” God asks. God is omniscient. Would He not already know where Adam and Eve were? Yes. The question is about accountability. Will Adam and Eve confess their sin and repent, or try to excuse and rationalize it? We certainly do not try to justify or rationalize our actions, right? Do we?

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The First Question

God created the heavens and the earth. Then He created all life that lives upon it, including man and woman. All was well until His creations began to question Him. Do you question God or do you trust Him?

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Use a Pencil

Sometimes we feel so certain about where we are headed and what we need to do when suddenly, things completely change. Are we okay with change, or uncomfortable? What if the change is God’s doing? Does that somehow make us less uncomfortable?

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The Longest Journey

If we are continually surprised at what God is able to do, does that not reveal how skeptical we remain about who He is? Are you skeptical?

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The Resolution

All fathers should pledge, “I will love my family,protect them, serve them, and teach them the Word of God as the spiritual leader of my home. I will bless my children and teach them to love God with all of their hearts, all of their minds, and all of their strength.” Are you men of God?

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The Turtle and the Rabbit

We all remember Aesop’s story “The Tortoise and the Hare,” which teaches us slow and steady wins the race. Jesus uses stories effectively as well. His stories are called parables, like this one about yeast. Yeast? Yes, yeast.

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Sermon Series: What Do We Do Now? Part IV ~ Community or Cloister?

Is the church supposed to be a country club or a soup kitchen? If we know the answer to that question, perhaps the next thing we should ask ourselves is, “What answer would others give about my church?”

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Sermon Series: What Do We Do Now? Part III ~ Simeon Says

Filled with the Holy Spirit, Peter boldly preaches to a crowd in Jerusalem and 3,000 people join the church, What did he say? Honesty, they say, is the best policy. Peter did not sugar coat his message. That’s for sure. Neither should we.

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Sermon Series: What Do We Do Now? Part II ~ Seeking Justus

The twelve apostles were now eleven and needed to choose a replacement for Judas. You never know when God has an opening you are supposed to fill. Are you ready? Will you answer His call or will you tell God, “No?” Really?

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