Tag: prayer

When Does the Church Need to Repent?

This is a sermon that was based on portions of Revelation chapters two and three. It answers the question posed in the sermon title by looking at the churches Jesus told to repent in these Scriptures. Five out of the seven churches addressed were commanded to repent. The reasons they needed to repent can be…

Revival Prayer and Promise

This message was given at a worship service that was conducted in our church parking lot because of the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on public gatherings. Attendees were able to hear the speaking and music via FM radio in their individual vehicles. The sermon was based on 2 Chronicles 7:14 regarding the Lord’s promise to…

Why Do I Feel this Way?

This sermon is based on Psalms 77 in which the author describes a time in his life when he felt alone and abandoned by God. Even memories of past blessings raise more questions about why the present circumstances are so different. However, focusing his thoughts on what is revealed about God’s character and miracles for…

The Spirit-Led Life

This sermon uses the account of Jesus Christ’s temptation in the wilderness as recorded in Luke 4 to describe what the Spirit-led life involves. While the Bible clearly urges believers to be “Spirit-filled,” that usually gives a little different connotation than to be “Spirit-led.” In Christ’s example, we learn that the Spirit sometimes leads us…

Living Faith: Reaching the Goal

This sermon is the ninth and final message in a series of sermons on the New Testament book of James. The sermon speaks about the topics of patience, prayer, and restoration in the believer’s quest to reach the final goal – eternity with Christ. To read excerpts of this message, click here. An outline that…

A Prayer from Prison

This is a sermon based on Ephesians 1:17-19, which is a prayer that the Apostle Paul had prayed for the believers in Ephesus. This letter was written while Paul was in prison, thus it is a “prayer from prison.” The message takes the different aspects of Paul’s petitions and applies them to believers living today….

Myths and Mysteries – Prayer

This is the fourth message in a series of sermons discussing some of the common misconceptions Christians hold that are not supported by an accurate understanding of the Scripture. This sermon talks about the “myth” that we can use prayer to manipulate God into doing our wishes if we just make sure we use the…

The Path to Revival

This is a sermon that was given during the Lenten season to motivate prayer and interest in personal and corporate spiritual revival. The message was based upon several different passages of Scripture that emphasize revival. To read excerpts of the message click here.

The Still Small Voice

This is a sermon that was given during the Lenten Season to emphasize the importance of being quiet and still enough to hear God’s “still small voice” that is mentioned in 1 Kings 19:12. You can read excerpts of the sermon by clicking here.

Prayer of a Persecuted Saint

This is a sermon based on Psalm 86. It looks at the prayer of King David and uses it as a pattern for our own prayers. A more extensive written text of this sermon is available here.