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

Sermon Take Away: Enter the Heart Closet

Scriptures: Matthew 6:1-13 Even in the most difficult moments, it is good to know that the spirit of Christ is with you. He said that he would be with you at all times. Yes, he is. His presence dwells in your heart. Jesus taught that when we pray, it is not to make ourselves appear pious before men. He saw the activities of the temple leaders and that their prayers was not for the glory of God. Prayer is a time to acknowledge that God is our supreme Lord. When you pray, you go into your secret closet. A secret … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Enter the Heart Closet

Sermon Take Away: Pray and Keep Praying

Scriptures: Matthew 7:7; 1 John 5:14-15 Are you a graduate believer in Jesus Christ? A graduate in Jesus Christ has come to accept the full package that comes with Jesus Christ. They are the ones who have studied the Word of God and applied every word to themselves. They are the ones who know to put God first in their lives and to allow God to enter their hearts and help them to grow spiritually, naturally, and mentally. This is a graduate believer. No believer is perfect, but it is our aim to be so with the loving help of … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Pray and Keep Praying

Sermon Take Away: Your Keeper

Scriptures: Psalm 121; Matthew 7:7 & 8, Deuteronomy 31:6-8, Isaiah 54:7 “I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.” Psalm 121:1 Did you know you have a keeper? Yes, you do. God he is your keeper. David, the writer of this Psalm, was a man after God’s own heart because he understood the depth of God’s love for his people. He understood that the mercies of God are innumerable. He understood that God will always be with us. Psalm 121 expresses David’s devotion and love to God. Written in figurative language, David looked up … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Your Keeper

Sermon Take Away: Ray of Hope

Scriptures: Lamentation 3:22-23; John 19:29-30; Revelation 5:11-14 “It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.” Lamentation 3:22-23 It is a great assurance to know that God knows everything. To know that everything that happens, happens for a reason. This is why we have hope in God. Hope is when you have a positive vision of what is to come and this leads to faith. Faith is when you know and believe in your heart God will make that vision come to pass. The book of … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Ray of Hope

Sermon Take Away: What Lack I?

Scriptures: Matthew 19:16-22, Mark 10:21-22, Psalm 19:7, Ephesians 2:8-9 When you accept Jesus Christ into your life, you enter a spiritual journey with a hopeful destination of eternal life. But this journey is not an easy one. Remember that saying “Once saved, always saved?” Well, this is an incorrect saying because every day we believers must draw closer to God so we do not fall or be led astray of the Word. The only way we can seek spiritual renewal and change in ourselves, we must ask Jesus daily, What Lack I? What do I lack or need more of … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: What Lack I?

Sermon Take Away: A Debt Paid in Full

Scriptures: Genesis 3:15, Isaiah 53:5-12 Our Heavenly Father, God Almighty, had prepared and made a way for the world to be saved from the enemy Satan. That way is through his son Jesus Christ. God loves us so much, he did not want his creation to perish but to seek him and draw closer to him. Jesus Christ was prophesied in the Old Testament to be the Messiah who would come and redeem the world of sin and to defeat the power of death. In Isaiah, Jesus is described to be the holiest person sent from heaven to endure betrayal, … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: A Debt Paid in Full

Sermon Take Away: “Claim and Believe”

Scriptures: John 3:16; Hebrews 11:6; Daniel 4; John 6:47 Claim is to state that someone or something belongs to you. To believe comes from within that something is true. When it comes to God’s word we must claim and believe. The word of God tells us everything we need. How to live, how to love, how to treat others. Most of all about salvation. God claims everything, rightfully. Throughout the scriptures, he tells us that he is the Creator of all and everything belongs to him. By our breathe he claims us. Everyday we live by his mercies alone. He … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: “Claim and Believe”

Sermon Take Away: Tradition Vs. Truth

Scriptures: Matthew 5, John 8:31-31, Galatians 3:24, John 14:5-6 The Holy Bible is very important to believers in Jesus Christ. See, the Bible is our B.I.B.L.E (Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth). Everything we need to know is in the Bible. From what we should eat, how we should dress, how to be saved, how to increase our faith, how the world, man, and creatures were created, to even how the world will end. All of your questions can be answered in the Word of God. When it comes to the traditions of the world today such as holidays, we must … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Tradition Vs. Truth

Sermon Take Away: The Greatest Gift is Love

Scriptures: 1 Corinthians 13, Romans 8:35-39 Our message for today talked about the greatest gift we as people of God should have. Love. The Word of God tells us that you can have all the knowledge and understanding of the Bible and of Jesus, and have all the faith and believe in Jesus but if you do not have love, it profits you nothing. It is important that we have God’s love. Not the love defined in the world such as intimacy. We must seek God to cleanse our hearts and mold us to have his agape love. The purified … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: The Greatest Gift is Love

QA: What is Prayer?

The Power of P-R-A-Y-E-R P-eace And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint (Luke 18:1). Prayer brings natural and spiritual peace. When you’re placing your trust in God you are increasing your faith because you have decided to put worldly and manly trust aside to lay everything in God’s hand. Jesus said to always pray and you will not faint. Trouble and hardships may come your way, but Jesus promised to take them all away. He is your refuge and your hope. Never give up. Constantly go to God … Continue reading QA: What is Prayer?