Sermon Notes

Creation Part 2 (Day 6) Good parents knowing the child is coming prepares the environment Days 1-6 prepare for Adam/Eve. Earth not our Mother, God our Father. 4 Preliminary Points There is no conflict between Christianity and experimental science =...

Worship is not an XN issue but a human issue Everyone passionately pours out their life energy for someone or something If we don’t worship God, we worship someone/something else For many people, this is their work & wealth Best...

Christmas – old English “Christ’s mass” = special church service for Christ Christmas Carols - Worship - old English word “worship” = honor someone worthy = Jesus Christ is 1. humble 2. holy 3. helpful 4. honest (said God & Church proves it)   Jesus...

Couple visited & learned they could study Bible, pray, worship at home/in the car What is Worship? Hebrews 13:15–16: “[Adoration] Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that...

Our view of “normal” church comes from our experience Catholic (kneel & comm) Evangelical (Bible & relationships); Charismatic/Pentecostal (worship & prayer - emotional passionate); Seeker (hospitality -new & non XN) = TIME? What is Worship? Hebrews 13:15–16: “[Adoration] Through him then let...

Religions WE go up. Bible God sends down - ladder, angels, fire, Jesus, HS, wisdom, gifts Jesus’ prayer - Heaven & earth connected”             The Thy Kingdom comes thy will be done on earth as...

James closes with ministry Put your faith to work Who is Suffering? James 5:13 Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Prayer is talking to the Father, and listening to the Father OT – lots of fathers & genealogies, 15X in reference nation...

XN & Non – Same hardship, diff's perspective, diff's reaction Bedside story of the elderly woman -XN, fiancé ran off friend, never married, health problems in & out wheelchair, worked @ church, demon stole bldg., @ church every Sun, phone...

Kid - start dreaming about what you will be & done when grow up School - learn how you are different than other kids & your possible path High school - pressure to pick your path & get on...

Halloween Weekend Ancient Samhain (“sow-ain”) meaning “Festival of the Dead” – invite dead spirits up 1 of 8 “Sabbaths” for witches & occult – bringing in darkness of fall/winter Jack O Lanterns – scary faces                      Costumes – hide identity Trick...

James 3:13-18 13 Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. 14 But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast...