Jeff reminds us of the humility of Jesus, coming down to earth to take on human flesh. He saw equality with God not as something to be grasped, but he emptied himself. Jesus came down in order to then come up in the glory of resurrection. Jeff gives us questions to reflect on where our confidence is found – in ourselves …
This sermon focuses on how attitude is the lens through which we see life. How we react to different situations in life depends heavily on our attitude. Through surrendering our attitude, confessing it, and cooperating with the Holy Spirit, we will be transformed by the renewing of our minds so that our attitudes will reflect that of Jesus.
This sermon looks at how the love that Jesus has for us should grow within us a spirit of humility, and gratitude and love for others. It is in that posture that we can begin to approach others with the gospel and the news of Jesus Christ.
This sermon looks at how we are not citizens primarily of the nation we live in, but of the Kingdom of God. Because of that, we must stand firm in unity with other Christians, and stand firm in contending for the convictions and truth of the gospel.
This sermon looks at how full faith in Christ, and living in full relationship with Christ will lead to an awareness of the holy spirit abiding within you, courage in your identity, conviction in your beliefs, knowledge of your purpose, and a spirit of humility.
In Paul’s imprisonment, intended to prohibit him from sharing the news of Jesus Christ, the gospel was instead advanced through the boldness it inspired in those that followed Paul’s mission, and through Paul’s use of his time and limited resources to share the gospel with the very people who held him captive. In our own lives, we often seek deliverance …
This sermon looks at how the birth of our savior should inspire in each of us an impassioned desire to share the good news of salvation. As the shepherds were amazed at Jesus’ coming, and immediately began to glorify Him, so we too should we spread the story of Jesus, and “Go Tell It on the Mountain”.
This sermon looks at the history of the song “O Holy Night”, the true meaning behind it, and how God has used it to transcend people groups and nations. Despite opposition, and even being banned, this hymn has continued to glorify God throughout history, which points to the sincere holiness of the night of our Savior’s birth.
Jesus will quench our thirst. He fulfills our longing. Anyone whose heart looks forward to Jesus and cries out “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” will discover the wonder and beauty and hope of God.