Sermons on Love

How Can I Love?

Text: 1 John 4:7-21 Summary: We’ve already seen in 1 John that a true believer is going to love others. But, how can I? I am still attached to my sin nature! I try, and I fail! God’s solution for our lack of love from one another is that He, being love, would send His…

Where Is My Hope?

Text:  1 John 2:28 – 3:10  Everyone is searching for hope and love. We want to believe in something and be loved by someone. In this section, John compels the Church to have confidence in Christ, and as children of God, to live like children. Followers of Jesus should look no further than the cross.…

Bear One Another’s Burdens

Christians are called to help shoulder the burdens of others. And old cliché says, “Many hands make light work.” When the work is resisting sin and walking in the light, the cliché proves true. We all need help. And God has made clear we should expect the church to help carry the burdens of life.

I Have Loved You

Text: Malachi 1:1-5 God’s people are under Persian rule.  They had refused to repent and God judged them.  But He remained faithful to them while they remained unfaithful to Him.  During this time the Jews questioned God’s love for them.  God’s people have always questioned that.  God answered the Jews by speaking through Malachi.  He answers…

The Relentless Love of Christ

Romans 8 concludes with a celebration of triumph for the enduring love of God for His people. The amazing promise of 8:28 is followed by rich evidences of God’s love. We discover that He loved you from eternity past (8:29-30). He loves you in the present moment, especially when the voices of condemnation and unworthiness…


Scripture: Matthew 9:9-13

In our “Journey of Jesus”, we are exploring specific texts that help us define how Jesus lived, what he valued and how he acted and reacted to both people and problems. As the apostle John said in 1 John 2:6, “anyone who says he abides in him ought to walk the same way that he walked”. This Sunday we explore how Jesus related to the “tax collectors and sinners” he encountered in everyday life. Jesus was unthreatened by people who were different. He saw beyond the surface problem to the real problem of spiritual alienation. He was able to see what people would become when transformed by grace. Jesus’ response to “unclean” people is a huge challenge to each of us today!