After the death of Moses, God asked Joshua to lead the children of Israel to inherit the Promised Land. God said to Joshua repeatedly: ”Don’t be afraid and don’t be discouraged.”
He assured Joshua of His Presence but reminded him of the need to be courageous in leading the children of Israel into their inheritance.
Question: Why did God repeatedly remind Joshua of the need to be courageous and not fearful? What would fear have done to him; and what does fear do to us? Find out as you listen to this encouraging sermon.
Do You Really Understand God’s Word?
“But he who received seed on the good ground is he who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and produces: some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.”
These were the concluding words of Jesus when He told the much beloved parable of the Sower. Jesus was clearly making the point that our ability to bear fruit in our Christian life is directly tied to how well we understand the word of God.
So, do you desire to be fruitful? Then listen and be challenged.
We have been called as Christians to make disciples for Jesus Christ. That is our paramount reason for existence. That is our mission. Have you really thought of the transforming effects of the Gospel on the lives of people? Is “missions” really important in your life? This sermon has some very practical illustrations of the transforming power of the Gospel. It will certainly motivate you to have a new desire for missions. Listen and be blessed.
Scientists tell us that when we don’t use our muscles we lose them. When we don’t use our muscles we send a message that they are not important and so the body quits supporting them with energy, which causes them to atrophy. What you do not use, you lose.
God has blessed each of us with unique gifts and talents to further His kingdom agenda.
Question: Are you using the gifts and talents God has blessed your life with? Listening to this sermon will encourage you to arise and shine with your talents to glorify God
When the children of Israel left Egypt, they were led in their travels by the Ark of the Covenant and the Pillar of Cloud by day and the Pillar of Fire by night. The Ark had great spiritual significance for Israel. On entering the Promised Land, the Israelites neglected the Ark for years until King David decided to bring it back into prominence in the national life of Israel. What did the Ark represent and why was David eager to bring it back? What applications can we make to our own lives today? This sermon seeks to answer those questions
The Bible encourages us to “pray without ceasing” and Jesus also tells us to pray and never give up. This two-part message delves into those scriptures. In part one of this message, we gave three reasons why we should pray continually: Spiritual Warfare; God Acts When We Pray; Jesus Answers When We Pray. Part one focused on the first reason, Spiritual Warfare. This second part deals with the other two reasons.
Where are you in your walk with God? Have you paused to take stock of what is behind you? What is your evaluation of the future? Is it scary? Is it uncertain? Do you really know what God is up to? This message will encourage you to look ahead to the future with confidence. Based upon Isaiah 43:18, you will be challenged to forget about the former things and look ahead with confidence to the new things God has already started in your life
Before Jesus left for Heaven, He commanded His disciples not to leave Jerusalem but to wait there until they had been baptized with the Holy Spirit. He assured them that they would receive power after the Holy Spirit had come upon them. So, Who is the Holy Spirit? Why is He important in the life of Christians? In this series of sermons on the Holy Spirit, we are given a thorough insight into His person, His functions and His relevance to the Believer. This is an essential series for all Believers. Listen and be blessed as you listen to this introductory sermon.
There are times when it seems as if the boat of life in which we are travelling has run into turbulent winds and all we see around us is instability and a threat to our very survival. In such situations, we wonder if God can really bring us through. We even wonder if God really cares.
In this sermon, we learn that God has the power to still every storm in our lives. God’s word to us is: ”Be still and know that I am God.” Are you experiencing challenges in life? Allow this sermon to be a great source of encouragement to you.