Israel learns of God's love and power through history: the provision of God through famine, the power and protection of God as they fled Egypt and the presence of God as they worship Him first at Mt. Sinai and later at Mt. Zion.
Scripture: Exodus 9:10-18, Hebrews 12:23-24
Spiritual oppression is like microbial contamination. Elisha and Gehazi had a glimpse into the invisible war between God and Satan. We know from the Bible that Satan and his demons were once exalted, now fallen. They are powerful but limited, active but defeated. Be encouraged of God's power, aware of Satan's schemes and prepared to fight spiritual battles. Sermon one from...
Speaker: Jeff Jones
Scripture: 2 Kings 6:15-17, 2 Corinthians 2:11, 1 John 3:8, Romans 16:20, Romans 18:31-39
Topic: Satan and Temptation
Dr. Jerry Wilkinson adapts thirteen sermons describing spiritual gifts-what they are, how they are used, and how to discover your own gifts and ministry for the Kingdom. The spiritual gift definitions are adapted from Spiritual Gifts by Dr. James Robert Clinton.
Type: Bible Study
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12 - 14, Galatians 5:13-14, Ephesians 4:11, Romans 12:6-8
These words of encouragement to Elevation Church were preached by Pastor Craig Groeschel as he told his own story of LifeChurch.tv. In Acts 5:18 , Peter and John healed the lame beggar by the Gate Beautiful. By the power of God, everyone in the community saw God's miracle. What do we learn about bold obedience? Bold obedience will be met with opposition. Bold obedience will...
Speaker: Craig Groeschel
Scripture: Acts 5:18
God knows everything. He knows what we do before we do it, what we think before we think it, what we say before we say it, what we need before we need it. He knows us completely. He loves, accepts and forgives us. And He lets us know Him. Preached at Fellowship Church. www.creativepastors.com. Used by permission.
Speaker: Ed Young Jr.
Scripture: Psalm 139:1-6, Psalm 56:8, Psalm 147:5, 1 Samuel 2:3, 1 John 3:20
Topic: Foreknowledge of God
We all face giants in our lives. Don't be caught off guard. You have a God-given advantage. The Jewish soldiers said of Goliath, "He's too big to kill." David, full of faith, said, "He's too big to miss!" Preached at Elevation Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: Steven Furtick
Scripture: 1 Samuel 17:51-58, John 16:33
Topic: Spiritual Warfare
Dr. Abraham Kuruvilla, seminary professor and medical doctor, discusses why people respect the white coat, and why you need a coat of your own. Did you know that if you wear a white coat your ability to pay attention goes up pretty sharply—but only if you believe it belongs to a doctor. If you thought it belonged to a painter, nope, no luck. So concluded Prof. Adam Galinsky...
Author: Abraham Kuruvilla
The New Version of Sleepovers! Last month, USA Today ran an article written by Amanda Marcotte encouraging parents to allow their teenagers to enjoy romantic sleepovers or invite their boyfriend or girlfriend to move in. The article provided the following 7 reasons why it’s a good idea for your teenager to cohabitate: 1. Angelina Jolie lived with her boyfriend when she was...
Author: Marilyn Morris
What makes Postmodernism so interesting today is that it lets us get on with business that we firmly believe we ought to be getting on with: careful discussion of those things that matter most in life. Postmodernism takes the scientistic bull by the horns and says: "Why, theorizing in science is just another one of the social practices which you find going on is our world....
Author: Dallas Willard
Topic: Church and Culture
Generational tension. What I want to do for a few minutes is I want to talk to the older generation. You may say, “Am I in the older generation?” If you ask, enough said. But I want to talk to the younger generation, and as a guy who’s kind of like maybe a little bit in between I want to try to speak to the older guys. So let’s talk first to the older generation, and...
Author: Craig Groeschel
Topic: Church and Culture