Jeremiah 6:16; 8:8-9; 1 Corinthians 1:17-31 (texts) January 4, 2014 â€¢Â Download this sermon (PDF) Introduction Dear Congregation of Christ: On this first Lord’s Day of the year 2015, our minds are definitely thinking about what God has in store for us. Is it prosperity or hardship? Sickness or health? Happiness or sorrow? Life […]
Preached by Elder David Meengs on August 31, 2014 Text: Matthew 7:3-5 â€¢Â Download this sermon outline (PDF) 1. We Need Godâ€™s World view! We are not sinners because we sin. We sin because we are all sinners. We are all born that way â€“ Romans 5:12, Gen 2:17; Gen 3:7, Gen 3:21. Romans 3:10. We […]
In Proverbs 30:8, there is a prayer that all of us will almost never pray, â€œGive me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is needful for meâ€ (“daily bread,” NIV). It is very difficult for us to pray for just this dayâ€™s or next dayâ€™s provisions, but God can surely test us with unexpected circumstances at any moment in our lives.
Jesus is the pre-eminent example of one who wept and rejoiced with his friends. Of Christâ€™s weeping and rejoicing with us, the prophet Zephaniah says, â€œThe Lord your God â€¦ will rejoice over you with gladness â€¦ I will gather those of you who mourn for the festivalâ€ (Zeph 3:17-18).
The people of Judah faced another major crossroad in their history. Which road should they take? Jeremiah directed them to the good path of salvation – the ancient path of true worship. He warned them that the other path leads to destruction.