Sermon: From Anxiety to Peace (10/19/14)

This sermon is titled “From Anxiety to Peace” and is based on Philippians 4:4-9.

What is the secret to lasting peace?

This sermon was preached at LIFE Church in Plano, TX on October, 19th 2014.

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Sermon: The Great Exchange (8/10/14)

What is it that you have to offer to God?

This sermon is titled “The Great Exchange” and is based on Romans 3:10-12.

This sermon was preached at LIFE Church in Plano, TX on August, 10th 2014.

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Sermon: Why Do We Need Easter? (4/20/14)

The Easter sermon I preached at LIFE Church in Plano, TX on 4/2/14.

It is titled “Why Do We Need Easter?” based on 1 Corinthians 15:1-4,12-20.

 

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Christmas Sermon: Impossible Christmas (12/22/13)

The Christmas sermon I preached at LIFE Church in Plano, TX on December 22, 2013.

It is titled “Impossible Christmas” and is based on Isaiah 9:6-7.

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Linkin’ Log 08-09-13

The Innovation of Loneliness, a sobering illustrated, animated look at social media and the consequences of hyper-individuality.

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The Eternal Book

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5 And the beast was given a mouth uttering haughty and blasphemous words, and it was allowed to exercise authority for forty-two months. 6 It opened its mouth to utter blasphemies against God, blaspheming his name and his dwelling, that is, those who dwell in heaven. 7 Also it was allowed to make war on the saints and to conquer them. And authority was given it over every tribe and people and language and nation, 8 and all who dwell on earth will worship it, everyone whose name has not been written before the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slain.
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Revelation 13:8 talks about the book of life containing the names of the faithful that existed before the foundation of the earth.  This is an eternal book containing God’s decree of election – but also look at its title and content.  There is something strange here.  It is not just called the “book of life.”  It is the “book of life of the Lamb who was slain.”  What’s so strange about this?

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Faith is a gift, not a work or a power. Eph 2:8-10

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“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God — not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” Ephesians 2:8-10

Salvation is caused by grace through the means of faith.  The purpose of this scheme is so that that no one can boast.
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