Have you ever been excited for something to happen that didn’t quite live up to your expectations? At home? At church?
The people in Haggai’s day were excited to return to their land after 70 years in exile. But when they returned, their expectations were not met.
And because of it, they responded with disobedience.
How do we respond to disappointment, and what can Haggai teach us about this today?
This sermon explores the series of decisions and events that led up to the destruction of Jerusalem at the time of Jeremiah.
As the Assyrians raided the land once again and sent the people into exile they would have asked, "how did we get here?" The author of Kings wants us to know the answer to that question.
Reform: To make a change for the better.
Israel’s history is bleak: A divided kingdom, unrelenting pressure from violent neighbors, and a long series of corrupt kings.
But there were a few bright spots too: Kings that brought much needed
Could these kings save Israel?
What can we learn from their example?
This sermon summarizes the reigns of Joash, Hezekiah, and Josiah.
Text: 1 John 1:1-4.
Series: 1 John: Assurance
Speaker: John Dubois
The coming of Jesus, into the world, is the greatest good news of all.
Jesus came clearly and tangibly. His followers really saw him and heard him in time and space. They touched him, and he was really there!
The basis for our faith is grounded in the certain reality of the coming of Jesus.
We therefore have great confidence in God through Jesus.
Pastor Steve's first sermon in his series on the book of Jeremiah. This sermon examines the Northern Kingdom's road to destruction and exile. It serves as a warning for us today and establishes the context for Jeremiah's prophetic word to Judah.