Archive for September, 2011

Who God says we are

September 30th, 2011

This weekend I will be looking at who the Bible says we are. It is a subject that as Christians we need to be reminded of every so often. For many of us we hold a picture of ourselves that has been generated by what others have said about us over the years. It might […]

Sermon themes

September 27th, 2011

As I was praying this morning I started to think about the sermons I had brought in our first few months as a new fellowship. I found there were three broad themes. 1. True discipleship – we looked at being a living sacrifice and a true follower and disciple of Jesus. How we become a […]

My sermon preparation

September 23rd, 2011

One of the ways I prepare my sermons is to copy and paste the text from my Bible software into a Word document and then print it out. From there I get a red pen and circle sections and write comments or thoughts that come to mind on the paper. During this process I prayerfully […]

Be still

September 21st, 2011

I am thinking about and meditating on the first part of Psalm 46:10 today. It says, “Be still and know that I am God”. It is a great verse that calls us to stop and focus on God and who He is. It is especially good when you read it as part of the whole […]

Jesus is more than a healer

September 20th, 2011

I was reading Matthew 14:34-36 NLT this morning as a part of my morning devotions. It says… 34 After they had crossed the lake, they landed at Gennesaret. 35 When the people recognized Jesus, the news of his arrival spread quickly throughout the whole area, and soon people were bringing all their sick to be […]