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Sermons

  • The Results, Response and Remedy of Sin - Psalm 38

    Gary Wilkerson

    In this sermon, Gary Wilkerson explores the deep implications of sin, detailing its profound effects on our lives and the divine response it elicits. The sermon meticulously examines Psalm 38, where David confesses the overwhelming burden of his sins and their debilitating impact on his spirit, mind, and body. Gary underscores the necessity of acknowledging our sins and the indispensable role of God's grace in our redemption. He emphasizes that while sin wreaks havoc, God's mercy presents the ultimate remedy through the transformative power of forgiveness and the hope of salvation.

     


     

  • Taking Back Control of Your Life

    David Wilkerson (1931-2011)

    Many Christians want to be instruments of God's work in the world, and that is commendable. However, we are often tempted into making the Lord's battles into our personal fight, and then our egos and pride get involved. In this sermon, David Wilkerson examines the prophet Elijah's struggle against Queen Jezebel and why God allowed Elijah to experience such intense spiritual attack and setbacks in his ministry to Israel.

  • The Restraining Power of the Holy Spirit

    David Wilkerson (1931-2011)

    In this sermon, David Wilkerson discusses the restraining power of the Holy Spirit in the lives of Christians. Using biblical examples like King Saul, he illustrates how rejecting God's Word and commandments can lead to the lifting of the Holy Spirit's restraining power, resulting in turmoil, envy, self-pity, and even turning against God's messengers. This sermon emphasizes the importance of trembling at God's Word, maintaining a holy fear of God, and consistently studying the Bible to keep the Holy Spirit's restraining power active in one's life. He encourages Christians to repent of their sins and seek deliverance, trusting in God's love and mercy.

  • The Confidence We Have Towards God (1 John 5:13-21)

    Joshua West

    Joshua West delves into the concluding verses of 1 John, highlighting the unshakeable promises that God has given to believers. By examining 1 John 5:13-21, the sermon emphasizes the certainty of eternal life for those who believe in Jesus Christ, the assurance that God hears and answers prayers according to His will, and the victory over sin that believers should experience. The message encourages Christians to anchor their lives in these eternal truths, ensuring they remain steadfast amidst life's uncertainties and to guard against idolatry.

  • Overcoming Shame and Anger - Psalm 39

    Gary Wilkerson

    In this transformative sermon Gary Wilkerson delves into Psalm 39, discussing the relationship between shame and anger. He emphasizes that unresolved shame often leads to anger and turmoil in relationships. He encourages Christians to bring their shame and anger before God, allowing Him to heal their hearts and replace those negative emotions with joy and peace. He reminds us that life is short and should be spent pursuing growth, maturity, and loving others deeply, rather than remaining stuck in cycles of conflict.

  • Overcoming the World (1 John 5:1-12)

    Joshua West

    In this exhortative sermon, Joshua West explains that those who genuinely believe that Jesus is the Christ and Son of God are born of God and will overcome the world. He outlines three key evidences of being born of God: confessing Jesus as the Christ, loving God and fellow believers, and obeying God's commandments out of love rather than burden. Christians overcome the world not by their own works, but through faith in Christ's completed work on the cross. Joshua West also highlights the unique testimony of the Spirit, water, and blood that affirms Jesus' divinity and sacrificial death. Eternal life is found exclusively in Jesus Christ, and those who put their faith in Him will lose their life for His sake but ultimately gain true, everlasting life.

  • Believing What God Says About You

    Gary Wilkerson

    In this sermon, Gary Wilkerson discusses how the devil accuses and deceives us, leading to feelings of worthlessness and inadequacy. He emphasizes the importance of being aware of these attacks, rejecting the lies, and instead agreeing with and affirming what God says about our value, purpose, and identity in Christ. Gary encourages Christians to spend time with Jesus, allowing His truth to heal their hearts and enable them to live out their calling to love and serve others.

  • The Overwhelming Victory

    John Bailey

    In this sermon, John Bailey uses the story of David and Goliath to illustrate Jesus' overwhelming victory over sin, death, and the powers of darkness. His triumph should inspire Christians to step out in faith, empowered by the Holy Spirit, and pursue the lost in their city. The church must go beyond its walls, showing genuine love and concern for those hurting and in need of the gospel. Let's pray for opportunities to share Jesus with others and evangelize our communities.

  • I'm Still Standing - Psalm 37

    Gary Wilkerson

    Explore the depths of Psalm 37 with Gary Wilkerson in this powerful sermon that speaks to the heart of every believer facing life's storms. Discover timeless wisdom for navigating envy, adversity, and the acts of the wicked with faith, meekness, and trust in God. This sermon promises an uplifting message of hope and endurance, reminding us that through steadfast faith, we are more than conquerors.

  • How Can I Change?

    Gary Wilkerson

    In this sermon, Gary Wilkerson discusses how many Christians still struggle with deep emotional wounds, fears, and besetting sins even after accepting Christ. Traumatic experiences and negative words spoken over us lead to feeling inadequate, insecure and unloved. When we agree with and internalize these negative accusations, they keep us in bondage. However, the perfect love of Jesus Christ has the power to heal these wounds and cast out fears as we allow God to pour His faithful love into our hearts. As we replace the lies we've believed with the truth of who we are in Christ, the Holy Spirit brings freedom and transformation to our lives.