Sermon Take Away: A Not Now Moment

Scripture: I Samuel Chapter 1 In the inspired word of God, we learn so much about the remarkable lives of his people who trusted in him. Even during times of uncertainty or disappointments, the one constant factor remained that their God had the power in their lives. We experience a no response from time to time when we make a our request from God. In I Samuel chapter one, there was a devoted woman name Hannah who did not give up on her much wanted request. Hannah was one of two wives of Elkanah. She was not able to conceive … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: A Not Now Moment

Sermon Take Away: From the Cross to Calvary

Scripture: Matthew 16:24-26; Mark 15:21; Luke 23:42; Matthew 27:54 The cross is an immediate reminder of death. For Christians, it is an emblem of the suffering of Christ. It is an emblem of how we desperately we needed Christ to reconcile us to our heavenly Father. The cross is used in reference to bearing burdens. The weight of the cross that Christ carried was heavy. Yet, the symbolic gesture of the cross indicates the burden of the world that Christ did carry. But his suffering was not done in vain. When he reached Calvary, which is also called Golgotha, it … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: From the Cross to Calvary

Sermon Take Away: That I May Know Him

Scripture: Philippians 3:10 What does it mean to know Jesus? To know Jesus is to build and to have a strong relationship with him. To search and to study the Word of God so you could apply it to yourself. To place your whole trust in God to be your provider, your deliverer, your healer, your friend, your guide, and whatever you need Him to be in your life. To know Jesus is to know his desires for you and to know how much he loves you. God loves us so much that he gave his son Jesus Christ to … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: That I May Know Him

Sermon Take Away: Stay Encouraged in the Lord

Scripture: 1 Peter 5:8, Psalm 121, Hebrews 13:5, 2 Timothy 1:7, Isaiah 41:10, John 14:1 Today we are facing a global pandemic on the top of the rise of violence, hardships in our lives, in our health, in our families, and even in our jobs. There are so many factors that play a role to discourage us, make us lose hope and a sense of dignity, and to forget we can be happy in a time of trouble. The one to blame for this is known as the adversary, the devil. The devil wants to break your spirit so you … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Stay Encouraged in the Lord

Sermon Take Away: To God Be The Glory

Scripture: Luke 23:39-46; Philippians 2:9 ♬To God Be the Glory♬ is a very thoughtful song. Glory is profound praise and thanksgiving for his goodness and righteous. His mercies and grace to us are simply magnificent. While singing the song, my thoughts centered on how do we give God glory, when glory is the reflection of God. We give Him glory when we accept and acknowledge the best gift given to humanity, Jesus Christ. It is through Christ that we are made a peace with God. God in all of infinite wisdom knew our need for an everlasting, permanent foundation to … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: To God Be The Glory

Sermon Take Away: Willing to Serve

Scripture: Joshua 2; Romans 10:9 The faithfulness of God is everlasting. He is omnipotent(all powerful), omniscient (all knowing), and omnipresence (every where). He alone knows our physical and spiritual composition. He knows our every thought. The bible gives us very important information about the many people of God. There life is written so that we will know that God loves us all in spite of the bad choices that we make. There was no problem to reveal the good and the bad behaviors of the many devoted believers of God. In them, we can experience the love and forgiveness from … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Willing to Serve

Sermon Take Away: What Do You Want The Lord To Say

Scripture: Matthew 25:14-30 Jesus Christ gave his life so that we may have eternal life. Our finished end is to hear him welcome us and say “Well done, thy good and faithful servant.” The inspired writers of the gospel of Jesus Christ recorded his many parables. He used parables to give a moral or spiritual teaching using events or things that were natural. In this parable the man gave his servants five, two and one talents. The talents were given to them to use for his benefit. He expected that they would make some usury on the talents. The day … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: What Do You Want The Lord To Say