Sermons tagged with ‘patience’

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“The Grace of our Lord overflows for me”

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How Does God display his unlimited patience? In saving sinners- people whose hearts are corrupt by nature and by choice. Paul recounts for Timothy how he was a violent persecutor of the church before he met Christ on the Damascus road (Acts chapter 9). Paul considered himself “exhibit A” of sinfulness, and yet God had […]

“The Love of God is greater far…” Ephesians 3:17-19

“The Christian Gospel is that I am so flawed that Jesus had to die for me, yet I am so loved and valued that Jesus was glad to die for me. This leads to deep humility and deep confidence at the same time. It undermines both swaggering and sniveling. I cannot feel superior to anyone, and yet I have nothing to prove to anyone. I do not think more of myself nor less of myself. Instead, I think of myself less.”
Tim Keller, The Reason for God

Christian Liberty- 1 Corinthians 8:1-13

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Christians have no shortage of issues to disagree about.  But when it comes to secondary matters that are not essential to the gospel and are not clearly sin, we need to allow one another freedom of individual liberty.  Christian Liberty (Click to listen, right click to download) These issues are called secondary matters: they could […]

“Do Not Judge!” Does not mean what you think it means… (Matthew 7:1-6)

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Do not judge… (click to listen or download) In the classic movie The Princess Bride, the incompetent villain Vizzini keeps uttering the word “INCONCEIVABLE!” whenever his nemesis, Wesley, passes test after test. Vizzini’s sidekick, Inigo Montoya, after noticing the pattern of “inconceivable” occurences, tells Vizzini, “You keep saying that word.  I don’t think it means […]

Patience, not Perfection

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Patience, not Perfection (click to listen, right click to download) Are you passing on a legacy of faith to your children, or are you pursuing a fortune? How do you respond in trials? When encountering struggles, what does your behavior communicate to your children? In this message Rev. Ken Aune explains the call upon fathers to […]

Building a Legacy of Faith- Proverbs 22:1-16

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Building a Legacy of Faith (click to listen, right-click to download) We are called to pass the Christian faith on to the next generation- what a privilege and a responsibility!  This message explains how to be a parent in the family, (as well as being a spiritual parent) with our eyes are on Christ and not […]

Using Our Words for Good- Proverbs Week 4

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Using our Words for Good (click to play, right click to download) Words have tremendous power.  Our words can bring wonderful emotional healing to others or do great harm (James 3:1-12 ESV).  In this sermon we learn the importance of measuring our words, and using our words with the goal of building others up.  We all […]