Sermons

THE POINT OF PATIENCE

THE POINT OF PATIENCE

Date: April 15th, 2018

Speaker: Senior Pastor Therman E. Evans

Scripture: Numbers 20:8

Supporting Scripture: Numbers 20:1-12, Exodus 4:1, Galatians 6:9, Psalm 46:10, Proverbs 18:21

Sermon Highlights:

  • Be patient with me!
  • Patience is easy to receive & hard to give
  • Patience is POWERFUL!
  • The main point of patience: increases my trust & faith in God and to fully appreciate where I am. Patience is prolonged faith
  • Patience is persistence. Patience does not give up, give out, or give in!
  • Patience is PAINFUL! I will stop catching hell when I stop playing ball with the devil
  • Patience is PRODUCTIVE! Patience produces results! Impatience short-circuits my fruitfulness

IT’S RESURRECTION TIME! JESUS IS ALIVE!

IT’S RESURRECTION TIME! JESUS IS ALIVE!

Date: April 1st, 2018

Speaker: Senior Pastor Therman E. Evans

Scripture: Mark 16:1-15

Supporting Scripture: John 11:25, Genesis 2:3, Psalm 78:61-62

Sermon Highlights:

  • 3 Perspectives of the resurrection: PARADIGM, PROOF, POWER
  • Jesus is the ultimate source of power!
  • What in my life has died? Jesus can raise it up! He brings life to the dead. There is nothing that has knocked me down from which God cannot raise me up from
  • HE’S ALIVE! How do I know? Because He lives in me!
  • Man’s limitation is God’s opportunity
  • I come to give a LIVE God some LIVE praise!

PEACE

PEACE

Date: March 4th, 2018

Speaker: Senior Pastor Therman E. Evans

Scripture: 2 Kings 4:25-26

Supporting Scripture: Ephesians 2:14, John 16:33, Hebrews 13:20, 1 Thessalonians 5:23, 3:16, Colossians 3:16, Matthew 8:24

Sermon Highlights:

  • Peace is associated with quiet, stillness, lack of struggle, conflict
  • Shunem means quiet, a resting place
  • We don’t have to have the same instruments, sounds, players, in order to have harmony
  • My peace does not come from me looking & sounding like you
  • Sameness does not produce peace
  • Everyone wants peace, at the expense of someone else

THE JOY OF HEAVEN ON EARTH!

THE JOY OF HEAVEN ON EARTH!

Date: February 18th, 2018

Speaker: Senior Pastor Therman E. Evans

Scripture: Luke 15:1-2, 32

Supporting Scripture: Luke :15:3, Psalm 16:11, Matthew 5:16

Sermon Highlights:

  • “Joy is the serious business of heaven.” C.S. Lewis quote
  • Joy is a terminal emotion, represents what heaven is all about Parable vs Parables. Jesus Christ often talks to people who don’t think He’s talking to them.
  • Heaven is the dwelling place of God, a metaphor for the presence of God.
  • Lost = dead. Found = alive. Which one am I? Who is lost & who is found? Am I lost or found?
  • Even the faithful in the house of God can be lost. I don’t have to leave to be/get lost. Nobody likes being lost or admits to being lost.

THE SOURCE AND THE POWER OF JOY!

THE SOURCE AND THE POWER OF JOY!

Date: February 11th, 2018

Speaker: Senior Pastor Therman E. Evans

Scripture: 2 Chronicles 20:17

Supporting Scripture: 2 Chronicles 20:1-25, Zechariah 9:9, Leviticus 19:1-3, Ephesians 6:13-18

Sermon Highlights:

  • When it appears the issue is too big for me, seek God.
  • Singing & shouting in scripture are visible & audible signs/expressions of joy.
  • Joy is attached to triumph, victory, winning. If God is coming, triumph, victory, winning is certain.
  • When God is involved, my focus should not be the size, power of the enemy.
  • The source of joy in my life is God. Joy comes from the presence of God.

JOY!

Date: February 4th, 2018

JOY!

Speaker: Senior Pastor Therman E. Evans

Scripture: Psalm 16:11

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JOY!

JOY!

Date: February 4th, 2018

Speaker: Senior Pastor Therman E. Evans

Scripture: Psalm 16:11

Supporting Scripture: Genesis 2:8-9, Psalm 23:3, Romans 8:28, Nehemiah 8:10, Hebrews 12:2

Sermon Highlights:

  • In your presence there is fullness of joy
  • I get joy when I think about what God’s done for me!
  • Joy: a very glad feeling, an uplifting of my spirit, psychology & emotions, delight, something that gives great pleasure, to be highly pleased, at the core of real life, transcends happiness, a terminal emotion, a strength, a fruit of the spirit
  • Joy is an essence of life given to me by God through the presence of God’s Holy Spirit to help me go through troubles
  • Eden means delight, great pleasure, joy

Proverbs 3:6 

…in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.