Our God stands unchanging through time as the source of our strength. The power of same is the culmination of our consistency with Him. If you resist the monotonous, you'll miss the miraculous. Repeat the right things until the routine is the reward. You will never arrive if you can't abide. Preached at Elevation Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: Steven Furtick
Scripture: John 15:1-5, 2 Kings 5:13-14, Genesis 26:18-18, Luke 4:16-16, Joshua 6:14-20, Hebrews 13:8-8, 1 Kings 18:43-44
Jesus launched his public ministry in Nazareth, a very small, very poor community. The people who lived in Nazareth knew what need really was.. We are facing life
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Luke 4:18-28
Topic: Process of Spiritual Growth
Jesus begins his ministry with a proclamation of incredible grace. His early sermon even harkens back to the Old Testament practice of the year of Jubilee. This incredible lavish love of God is now here and available - a declaration Jesus began, that his followers are to continue. There are 3 practical ways we can continue to live out this lavish love. Value people more...
Speaker: Jack Schull
Scripture: Luke 4:14-21, Isaiah 61:1-2, John 3:16-17, Leviticus 16, Leviticus 25
Session Two describes Jesus' preparation for ministry during the "silent years," His early ministry and the Messianic secret. During these years, Christ's mission and vision is crystallized.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: John 1:14, Luke 2:41-51, Luke 4:16-30, John 2, Luke 19:35-37
Topic: The Life of Christ
Jesus is unconventional in building His kingdom. He does not abolish slavery, overturn oppressive governments, alleviate world poverty or simply stage a hostile takeover to establish a new theocratic regime. Jesus establishes His Kingdom one soul at a time.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Luke 4:18-22
Two conditions of the heart exist where no one can hide: one is when the heart is filled with love and the other when we are infected with bitterness. Either condition can take over our thoughts and both can filter our entire view of life. As followers of Jesus Christ, we must make our highest quest to possess hearts full of God’s love. Indeed, how successful we are at...
Author: Francis Frangipane
Scripture: Luke 4:18-18
Jesus was more than a mere prophet – he was the sinless Son of God, the human-divine sacrifice for our sins. But he is a prophet nonetheless, and the greatest prophet the world has ever known. We like to think of Jesus in any kind of role except that of preacher and prophet, but preaching was a primary component of his earthly ministry. He was a truth-teller and herald of the...
Author: Brandon Cox
Scripture: Luke 4:18-19
What changes in the world if you and I had never been born? What if Jesus had never come to earth? Isaiah 9 and Luke 4 tell us who Jesus is and who we are before Him. Such miraculous love God gave us! How we need peace on earth and good will toward men! Preached at Hope Fellowship Church, Frisco, Texas. Used by permission.
Speaker: John McKinzie
Scripture: Luke 4:16-21, Isaiah 9:6
Topic: The Birth of Christ
The Prince of Peace (Shar Shalom) declared that his mission was to restore shalom — to bring freedom to the prisoner, recovery of sight to the blind. And how did he carry out that mission? By surrendering his rights and making the ultimate sacrifice. Evil in our world demands sacrifice. Preached at Irving Bible Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: Andy McQuitty
Scripture: Luke 4:16-21