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The Christian Life Hard or Easy? – Sermon – June 29 2014

The Christian Life, Hard or Easy? - Bulletin cover image , a man asking Jesus to pilot him across life's tempestuous seaThe Christian Life Hard or Easy? – Sermon – June 29 2014

Questions that will be answered in the Sermon:

What is that road supposed to be like, the road in which we are to follow Jesus as our Good Shepherd and Savior?

Is the Christian life supposed to be hard or easy?  Is it joyful or sad?  Full of strength and good things or is it painful and full of trouble?

When God lead the people out of bondage in Egypt,  why did endur hardship, such as a lack of food, a lack of water?  Why did they have to wonder 40 years in the desert, especially after 400 plus years in slavery/bondage in Egypt?

Listen for these questions and answers about  The Christian Life Hard or Easy? , in the one-part Video or one-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Scriptures will be below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 12,  Jeremiah 38: 1-6,  2 Timothy 1: 8-14,  Matthew 10: 16-23

Keywords:     Prostitute saved by Pastor Greg as a Chaplain in a Hospital in Baltimore, suffering, Jeremiah suffering, What is Christian life like?,  Joy, hardship, Faithsermon-divider1

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MP3 Player - The Christian Life, Hard or Easy? - Sermon - June 29 2014

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Joyful Prayer – Sermon – July 20 2008

Joyful Prayer – Sermon – July 20 2008

Listen for these questions and answers about “Joyful Prayer”, in the 1-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Keywords: fruits of the spirit, joy

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MP3 Player - Joyful Prayer - Sermon - July 20 2008

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Joy During an Economic Crisis – Sermon – November 16 2008

Joy During an Economic Crisis – Sermon – November 16 2008

Listen for these questions and answers about “Joy During an Economic Crisis”, in the 1-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Keywords: fruits of the spirit, joy of a Christian

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MP3 Player - Joy During an Economic Crisis - Sermon - November 16 2008

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The Water of Life – Sermon – May 02 2010

05-02-10-Two-Deer-Drinking-Water-and-quote-from-IsaiahThe Water of Life – Sermon – May 02 2010

Questions that will be answered in the Sermon:

Jesus claims to be able to give living water to whomever He will.  What kind of Water does he mean?  What does this water do?

How do we thirst in spirit and in heart?

Listen for these questions and answers about for The Water of Life , in one-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Scriptures will be below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 42,  Isaiah 55: 1-7,  Revelation 22: 1-5, 17,  John 7: 37-44

Keywords:  Jesus and the Smaritan woman at the well, John 4: 3-25, Ways people try to fill this thirst: alcohol, adrenaline-rock climbers, base jumpers thrill seekers, businessmen seeking money, accounts, bigger toys bigger bank accounts, sexual exploits, yoga, therapy, counseling, a hobby, doing good deeds, Isaiah 55: 1-4,

 

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MP3 Player - The Water of Life - Sermon - May 02 2010

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Where To Find Joy in the Christian Life – Sermon – October 31 2010

Where To Find Joy in the Christian Life – Sermon – October 31 2010

Where do we find joy in the Christian life?  Should we even have it?  It this what God would give us?  Would you like to find joy in God, a joy that cannot be taken from you?  Does God really want us to be Joyful?

Listen for these questions and answers about “Where To Find Joy in the Christian Life”, in the 1-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Scriptures below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 86: 1-13,  Lamentations 3: 1-6, 21-26,  Galations 5: 1-13,  Luke 15: 1-7

Keywords: fruits of the spirit, joy of a Christian, sadness, depression, sorrowful over sins, happy all the day is annoying of some people,  rejoice in the Lord, joy comes from Grace, grace alone thru faith alone in Christ alone

 

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MP3 Player - Where To Find Joy in the Christian Life - Sermon - October 31 2010

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The Beginning and The End of Worry – Sermon – November 07 2010

The Beginning and The End of Worry – Sermon – November 07 2010

What are you worrying about today?  Are you in the habit of fretting about things?  Stressed with anxiety?  What does God say to us about our worry?  What is His will for us?  Can we overcome our worries?  What does God want His children’s lives to be like?  How do we overcome Worry?

Listen for these questions and answers about “The Beginning and The End of Worry”, in the 1-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Scriptures below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 37: 1-4, 7, 9, 23-28, 39-40,  Isaiah 8: 11-17,  Phillippians 4: 4-9,  Matthew 6: 25-34

Keywords: worry and anxiety, stress, peace of mind and peace for you, burdens, tribulations, temptations, persecutions and sufferings, tranquil, confidence,

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MP3 Player - The Beginning and The End of Worry - Sermon - November 07 2010

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Living Under Grace – Sermon – January 16 2011

Living Under Grace – Sermon – January 16 2011

What happens when our joy in the Christian life grows dim?  What’s going wrong?  How do we rekindle it?  How do we find joy again when we lose it?  That will be the main purpose of this message.

Listen for these questions and answers about “Living Under Grace”, in the 1-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Scriptures below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 84: 1-7, 12,  Isaiah 51: 4-8,  Romans 6: 12-23,   Matthew 5: 17-20

Keywords: rejoice, show joy, rejoice in suffering, suffering produces endurance,  fear and guilt, guilt verse joy, troubled hearts, anguish of soul and gloom, grace and joy,

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MP3 Player - Living Under Grace - Sermon - January 16 2011

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Renewing Your Life in Christ by Fellowship – Strength in Numbers – Sermon – August 14 2011

Renewing Your Life in Christ by Fellowship – Strength in Numbers – Sermon – August 14 2011

What is Fellowship?  How does God renew us through Fellowship and Human Friendship?

Listen for these questions and answers about “Renewing Your Life in Christ by Fellowship – Strength in Numbers”, below in the 1-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Scriptures below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 133,  Deuteronomy 10: 12-22,  Ephesians 4: 107, 11-16,  Matthew 5: 21-26

Keywords: fellowship and friendship, lone ranger, when 2, 3 or more are gathered in my name Jesus is present, loneliness in America, lonely and non-lonely, depression and loneliness, bad health and loneliness,

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MP3 Player - Renewing Your Life in Christ by Fellowship – Strength in Numbers - Sermon - August 14 2011

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Renewing Your Life By The Grace of God – Sermon – August 28 2011

Renewing Your Life By The Grace of God – Sermon – August 28 2011

What is Grace?  How do I know Grace is for Me?   Who is not under Grace?  What if we forget about being saved by Grace and we drift toward Works?  How are we renewed through Grace?  How did the early church, the Roman Catholic church drift away from the Gospel?

Listen for these questions and answers about “Renewing Your Life By The Grace of God”, below in the 1-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Scriptures below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 145: 3-13, 21,  Amos 9: 8-15,  Acts 15: 1-11,  Luke 5: 29-39

Keywords: Mother Theresa, Roman Catholics, losing Grace,  saved by Grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone,

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MP3 Player - Renewing Your Life By The Grace of God - Sermon - August 28 2011

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The Sovereignty of God – Sermon – September 25 2011

The Sovereignty of God – Sermon – September 25 2011

Is the World in a chaos?   Does everything just happen in life by chance and luck and happenstance?  Do you believe the World is under the rule of almighty God?  Does God still daily reign over the world, upholding it by His power, ruling over all things in your favor?  What kind of a king is this God whom we serve?  What does the World say is out of control?  Wind , Weather, Storms and Hurricanes, all by chance?   Does God command the weather?  Does God make sure the Sparrow is fed each day?  Last question, if God rules, then why is there so much disorder?

Listen for these questions and answers about “The Sovereignty of God”, below in the 1-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Scriptures below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 115,   Job 40: 1-14,  Revelation 11: 15-19,  John 19: 4-11

Keywords: In the World but not of the World Sermon Series, control of the World and Creation, Timothy McVeigh the Oklahoma city bomber, Jonah and the giant fish,  Ravens to feed Elijah, the Lions in the den did not harm Daniel, King Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and Belshazzar, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, comfort of God,  calm, peace, order , confidence, joy, courage through God

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MP3 Player - The Sovereignty of God - Sermon - September 25 2011

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