Brain cancer survivor Matt Chandler talks about making the most of every moment by rejoicing in God and remembering His goodness, His redemption and His sovereignty. Every day, we are several hours closer to stand in front of our Great Father. Sermon courtesy of The Gospel Coalition .
Speaker: Matt Chandler
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 11:7 - 12:14, Romans 1:1-17, Romans 8:28, Job 38:1-13, Exodus 12:14
Topic: Death and Dying
Nothing is more difficult to tame than the tongue, but this message will teach you how to listen longer, brag differently, criticize wisely and encourage more.
Speaker: Mark Batterson
Scripture: James 1:19, James 3:2-9, James 4:13-16, Proverbs 27:2, Proverbs 27:14
Are you watching the History Channel miniseries called, "The Bible?" All of the hype and marketing of the series captured my attention. I love the Bible and am eager to see new ways it is represented through media. Being a media missionary these things grab my attention even more, so I was eager to watch it. But after seeing the first installment of the ten-hour series I was...
Author: Tom Terry
Has science fiction become a religion? And how closely do Biblical descriptions of heaven and a cosmic Creator interface with the human longing to "go where no man has gone before..." Man longs for a supernatural God and a heaven beyond our wildest imaginations. Geeks the world over are having spasms over the release of new science fiction and fantasy shows this year. Of...
Author: Tom Terry
Topic: Church and Culture
God's hope is a hope that whispers and is a hope that will not wither. Hope in Christ is thus something that can remain and be activated in any and all situations!
Speaker: Jack Schull
Scripture: Hebrews 6:18-19, John 16:33, Psalm 62:5, 1 Peter 1:3-7, Romans 15:4
How does the psalmist respond to discouragement? He asks God why. He affirms God's sovereign love. He sings. He preaches to his own soul. He remembers past experiences. He thirsts for God. He sees the face of God (as we do now in the face of Christ). By John Piper. ©2013 Desiring God Foundation. Website: desiringGod.org . Used by permission.
Speaker: John Piper
Scripture: Psalm 42
God gives us grace to sustain us through discouraging times. His grace brings hope, promise, pardon and power to survive and thrive.
Words can inspire us, transform us, help us because words are so powerful. Proverbs 18:21 teaches that our words have the power of life and death. When God created the world, He spoke! We must sift through the negative words we hear, and believe the truth that God speaks into our lives. We must speak life-giving words to others by encouragement, kindness and faith. Preached...
Speaker: Craig Groeschel
Scripture: Proverbs 12:18, Proverbs 15:4, Mark 11:23, John 1:1, Ephesians 4:29
Encouraging love is patient. Patience is the ability to be wronged and wronged again, and to have the power to retaliate, but refuse to strike back. Kindness gives to one's enemies. Encouraging love catches people doing right and makes a big deal out of it. It shelters others from the storms of life, and always gives the benefit of the doubt. Love perseveres, never withers,...
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13:4-8, Matthew 5:38-39, 1 Peter 4:8, Colossians 1:27, John 20:28
God encourages us with His grace: promise, pardon and power. Because of the encouragement of God and others, we can live abundant lives.
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Colossians 4:18, John 10:10, 2 Corinthians 4:18