Sermons from April 2017

Sermons from April 2017

Intimacy with God

Luke 7:36-50 In our text we meet two people, one a very religious moral man and the other a very irreligious immoral woman. Both are drawn to Jesus, both are in the presence of Jesus, both are listening to Jesus’ teaching. But one leaves distant, indifferent and unchanged. The other leaves feeling close to God, lavished by His love and transformed by His grace. In a…

Doubt

Luke 7:18-35 A faith that has not been challenged by doubts is a naive faith that will be defenseless against suffering & smart skeptics. A person’s faith can collapse almost overnight if they carelessly go through life too busy or indifferent to ask the hard questions about “why” they believe “what” they believe. Neglect the “why” and you’ll drift from the “what”.

Rise

Mark 14:32-35 | Mark 14:27, 50 | John 11:25-26 Easter at Desert Breeze-2017 Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection not only give us a model but also a means to get through days of pain and perplexity and RISE into days of JOY!