Sermons

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

THE LOVE OF GOD IN THE LIFE OF JOSEPH

THE LOVE OF GOD IN THE LIFE OF JOSEPH

Date: January 28th, 2018

Speaker: Senior Pastor Therman E. Evans

Scripture: Genesis 39:21

Supporting Scripture: Genesis 37:5, Genesis 39:21, Genesis 50:20, Genesis 45:7-8, Genesis 28:15, Genesis 26:24, Joshua 1:5, Exodus 3:12, Hebrews 13:5

Sermon Highlights:

  • Life will trip me up. Get up!
  • Joseph lived up to his dream, above his life circumstances
  • The dream of Joseph: 1) Distinguished him 2) Drove him 3) Delivered him
  • If God did it for Joseph, God can do it for me!
  • A problem is a test. I must pass the test on THIS level to go to the next level
  • I want the dream, I just don’t want the drama!
  • God lived Joseph AND his parents & siblings too

A MORE EXCELLENT WAY!

A MORE EXCELLENT WAY!

Date: January 21st, 2018

Speaker: Senior Pastor Therman E. Evans

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:31

Supporting Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13:1-3, 1 Corinthians 13:4-8, Psalm 136

Sermon Highlights:

  • LOVE is the more excellent way, transcends all gifts. Without love I have nothing!
  • Love is primary. If I don’t have love I have nothing! Love is the most powerful force in the universe
  • Love is the way of maturity
  • The only purpose of my gift is to serve others.
  • All gifts are manifestations of God’s love. I ought to offer up my gift without being asked!

Proverbs 3:6 

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