Sermon Archives

May 11, 2014

Praying for Life

Praying for Life

The traditional ending to the Lord’s Prayer appears to have been taken from one of David’s prayers recorded in the Old Testament. This doxological ending points us to the importance of prayer as we recognize the greatness of God and the smallness of humanity. Only with these perspectives in mind will we be firmly rooted […]

May 4, 2014

Temptation and the Evil One

Temptation and the Evil One
April 27, 2014

Forgive Us Our Debts

Forgive Us Our Debts

The fifth petition of the Lord’s Prayer is that our Father would forgive our sins. By calling our sins “debts,” we see the need we have for God’s forgiveness, which is perhaps the greatest gift we could ever be given. But we are incapable of receiving this gift if we find ourselves unable to forgive […]

April 20, 2014

Our Daily Bread

Our Daily Bread

The fourth petition of the Lord’s Prayer is asking God to provide our daily bread. While the request simply refers to the provision of the necessities of life, it also points beyond this to the source of life itself. By praying for daily bread we are able to see how God provides for us and […]

April 13, 2014

God’s Will Be Done

God's Will Be Done
April 6, 2014

In Power, In Grace, In Glory

In Power, In Grace, In Glory
March 30, 2014

Hallowed Be His Name

Hallowed Be His Name
March 23, 2014

Praying to Our Father in Heaven

Praying to Our Father in Heaven

The Lord’s Prayer begins by inviting us to address God as our heavenly Father. We must not overlook this great privilege. In fact, when we understand the significance of relating to God as our Father, we will begin to understand the joy and power of prayer. With God as our Father, we can come to […]

March 16, 2014

Embracing the Mystery | Real Prayer

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Embracing the Mystery | Real Prayer

Pastor Clint and Pastor Ben tackle two important questions about prayer. First, Pastor Clint encourages us to embrace the mystery of the simultaneous truths of God’s sovereignty and human responsibility in our praying by looking to the example of Daniel. Then Pastor Ben helps us to consider the proper manner in which we should pray […]

March 9, 2014

The Wisdom of Prayer

The Wisdom of Prayer

Ever since Jesus’s disciples asked him to teach them to pray, prayer has played an important role in Christian discipleship. It is through prayer that we are able to enjoy the gift of eternal life, to have a very real and tangible encounter with the living God. But prayer is not just another spiritual ritual. […]

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