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Having a right Attitude

What are ways we can see if a church is healthy? One of the ways is by seeing the attitude of the body of the church. As God designed us to build each other up in our faith, it’s helpful to see how our individual attitudes can affect the whole body. Passages used in the…

Treasure Principle

The Grace of Christian Giving

When it comes to giving, what should we as Christians give? Why should we give? What is the purpose of our giving? We will look at these important questions as it relates to seeing the grace of God flowing through us. Passages used in the sermon: Matthew 6:19-21 Leviticus 27:30 Proverbs 3:9 Matthew 23:23 Acts…

Qualities of a Godly Father

This Father’s Day, we are reminded of the characteristics of our Heavenly Father. We also see that the more we develop His characteristics in our lives, the more we will become fathers who are like our Heavenly Father. Passages used in the sermon: Matthew 22:37-39 Deuteronomy 6:5-7 Ephesians 6:4 Joshua 24:15 Proverbs 3:11-12 Hebrews 12:5-9…

Treasure Principle

The Heart Follows the Treasure

Why do we find it so easy to pursue the temporary treasures of this world? What can we do to desire heavenly treasures more earnestly? Both of these questions are answered by this principle: the heart follows the treasure. Passages used in the sermon: Matthew 6:19-21 Ecclesiastes 5:10-15 Ecclesiastes 2:10 1 Timothy 6:17-19

Treasure Principle

The Grace of Abundant Joy

What is the purpose of the things I have? There is an interesting Biblical truth concerning our possessions that, the more we grasp, the more abundant joy we will be given. Passages used in the Sermon: 1 Peter 1:18-19 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 Psalms 24:1-2 Deuteronomy 8:11-13, 17-18 Psalms 50:7-10 Psalms 50:14-15,23 2 Corinthians 8:1-2, 6

Treasure Principle

Investing in Lasting Treasures

How do I know if what I’m spending my time, energy, money, and skills on are going to last? Jesus gives us a very simple truth to help us keep our focus on investing in lasting treasures. Passages used in the sermon: Matthew 6:19-21 Proverbs 23:4-5 Romans 8:17-18 2 Corinthians 4:17-18 Matthew 19:28-29 Matthew 19:21