Monthly Archives: August 2010

Preparing to Grow!

(Sermon, Foothill 08-08-10) Passage: Matthew 22:36-40:  36″Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37Jesus replied: ” ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’] 38This is the first … Continue reading

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Developing a Purpose

(Sermon 080110 Church of the Foothills) (Psalm 57; 138:7-8; Prov. 19:21; John 15; Romans 8; 12:1-3; Phil. 2:1-18) Psalm 57:1-2  1 Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy on me, for in you my soul takes refuge. I will … Continue reading

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God Really does have a Purpose behind your Problems!

God is our refuge and strength!   As a pastor I hear this lament all of the time, sometimes it even comes from my own lips, “Why doesn’t God help me in my troubles?” This is a legitimate question to ask. … Continue reading

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What is love? wedding sermon

  So much poetry and beautiful prose have been written over the millennia of human experience to try to capture its purpose and meaning. All of humanity in all cultures, places and time has sought out the meaning of love. … Continue reading

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Nicodemus?

INTRODUCTION This passage contains the quintessential slogan, catchphrase or motto to what it means to be an evangelical Christian.  These precious words of Jesus in the 16th verse contain the heart of the gospel: “For God so loved the world … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Maturity

I Peter 5: 1-14        Our focus today is verses 6 & 7  Grape Nuts Illustration: ” What the box says it has in it, is not in the box”!  I have seen in my life time the coming and going … Continue reading

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From Tragedy to Triumph!

Romans 8:31-39 NIV  RO 8:31 What, then, shall we say in response to this? If God is for us, who can be against us? [32] He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all–how … Continue reading

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DO YOU WANT TO GET WELL?

Open Q: What are you like when you are sick? Attitude and behaviors to God and others?  Review: in the last two weeks we looked at a man who desired to know the truth but he was cut off with … Continue reading

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Funereal Sermon

  We are here to celebrate the life of ___ Mother, Wife, Grandmother friend and Child of God __. You are here in this place you are evidence of __Cristina’s _ life and impact how she has touched you. Her … Continue reading

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How to have a Quiet Time

Developing your Walk with God  A disciple is willing to grow in Christ! Open Q: What does it mean to be a mature Christian? What are you willing to do about it?  READ 2 Peter 1:5-7  I.             Introduction:   John Bunyan … Continue reading

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