Our Father in Heaven

Our Father in Heaven

Our Father in Heaven

#1 Our Father in Heaven LOVES His Children

See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 1 John 3:1


#2 Our Father in Heaven PROVIDES for His Children

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. James 1:17


#3 Our Father in Heaven DIRECTS His Children

Your word is a lamp for my feet and a light on my path. Psalm 119:105


#4 Our Father in Heaven DISCIPLINES His Children

My son, do not despise the Lord’s discipline, and do not resent his rebuke, because the Lord disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in. Proverbs 3:11-12


#5 Our Father in Heaven is PATIENT with His Children


#6 Our Father in Heaven FORGIVES His Children

“But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him. Luke 15:20


#7 Our Father in Heaven ABIDES with His Children Forever

My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. John 14:2-3


The Wonder of Christmas Love

The Wonder of Christmas Love

The Wonder of Christmas – Love

Luke 2:6-20


#1 Love is a VERB   Luke 2:6-7


#2 Love Breaks Through and Conquers FEAR   Luke 2:8-10


#3 God’s Love Produces JOY  Luke 2:10-12


#4 God’s Love Should Be CELEBRATED  Luke 2:13-14


#5 Love Must Be RECEIVED and SHARED   Luke 2:15-20


You Asked for It Part 2

You Asked for It Part 2

You Asked for It – Part 2

Difficult People

Luke 6:27-36

#1 A PREVALENT Issue of Daily Life


#2 Our PERFECT Example


#3 Elements of a CHRISTLIKE Response to Difficult People   Luke 6:27-30


#4 REALITY CHECK – The Golden Rule   Luke 6:31


#5 A PRACTICAL Challenge to be MORE   Luke 6:32-35


#6 A Great Award AWAITS   Luke 6:35-36


#7 Choosing Your RESPONSE to Difficult People

You Asked for It Part 1

You Asked for It Part 1

You Asked for It – Part 1

In Search of Answers to BIG Questions

2 Corinthians 10:5

#1 Looking at the World Through BIBLICAL Glasses

#2 Overcoming the VEIL   2 Corinthians 3:14

#3 Overcoming BLINDNESS   2 Corinthians 4:4

#4 Overcoming the LIES   2 Corinthians 11:3

#5 Capturing Every THOUGHT for Christ   2 Corinthians 10:5

#6 The Big THREE

  • Where did we come from?
  • What is wrong with the world?
  • How can it be fixed?

#7 Seeing Things CLEARLY

Alive Again – Great!

Alive Again – Great!

Alive Again – Great!

1 Corinthians 15:50-58


For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.17 After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever. Therefore encourage one another with these words.               1 Thessalonians 4:16-18 (NIV)

#2.  GREAT VICTORY vv.54-56

He will swallow up death forever! The Sovereign Lord will wipe away all tears. He will remove forever all insults and mockery against His land and people. The Lord has spoken!                         Isaiah 25:8 (NLB)


But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.                                                            1 Corinthians 15:57 (NIV)



Alive Again – New Bodies!

Alive Again – New Bodies!

Alive Again – New Bodies!

1 Corinthians 15:35-49


But someone may ask, “How will the dead be raised? What kind of bodies will they have? 1 Corinthians 16:35 (NLT)


  • Look DOWN

I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase. So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase. Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.                       1 Corinthians 3:6-8 (KJV)

  • Look _________________
  • Look _________________


Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is. 1 John 3:2 (NIV)

Alive Again – The Witnesses

Alive Again – The Witnesses

1 Corinthians 15


For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. Romans 1:16 (NIV)


  • Cephas – PETER
  • James – the BROTHER
  • The Apostle PAUL


Whether, then, it is I or they, this is what we preach, and this is what you believed. 1 Corinthians 15:11 (NIV)