Practicing Without a License

Practicing Without a License

The Sermon: 1 John 4:1 (NKJV) Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world. Listen to the sermon: Practicing Without a License Sixth Sunday of Easter May 25, 2014 (9:00 a.m.) Opening  The Liturgy ………………………………………………… Hymnal, Pages 5-9 Scripture Reading – Jeremiah 23 (Excerpts) In an age of tolerance when, in the minds of many, false prophets have almost become extinct, it is well for us to listen to the LORD’S perspective: If they do not faithfully proclaim my Word, I have not sent them – and their words are lies that mislead and harm precious souls. The Apostles Creed (Page 12 in Hymnal) I believe in God the Father almighty, Maker of heaven and earth; And in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Read More …

You are the Divine Potter’s Vessel

You are the Divine Potter's Vessel 1

Sermon: Jeremiah 18: 1-10 The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: 2 “Arise, and go down to the potter’s house, and there I will let you hear my words.” 3 So I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was working at his wheel. 4 And the vessel he was making of clay was spoiled in the potter’s hand, and he reworked it into another vessel, as it seemed good to the potter to do. 5 Then the word of the Lord came to me: 6 “O house of Israel, can I not do with you as this potter has done? declares the Lord. Behold, like the clay in the potter’s hand, so are you in my hand, O house of Israel. 7 If at any time I declare concerning a nation or a kingdom, that I will pluck up and break Read More …

God’s Interests Are in Your Best Interests

Sermon Text: Matthew 16:21-26 21 From that time Jesus Christ began to show His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised up on the third day. 22 And Peter took Him aside and began to rebuke Him, saying, “God forbid it, Lord! This shall never happen to You.” 23 But He turned and said to Peter, “Get behind Me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to Me; for you are not setting your mind on God’s interests, but man’s.” 24 Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. 25 “For whoever wishes to save his life shall lose it; but whoever loses his life for Read More …

God’s Thoughts of Peace Toward Us

The Sermon: Jeremiah 29: 11 – 13 “For I know the thoughts that I think toward You’”, says the LORD, “thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. Then you will call upon   Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. And you will seek Me and find Me, when You search for Me with all your heart.” God’s Thoughts of Peace Toward Us Assure Us A Future and a Hope Listen to the sermon: