Sermons from February 2020

Sermons from February 2020

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Separation Anxiety

Handout Outside of Jesus, it could be argued that no biblical figure is more important than Abraham. He’s the individual through whom God chose to bless the entire world (Genesis 12:3). He’s the individual who so modeled faith that he could be called “the man of faith” (Galatians 3:9). He’s the individual who had such an intimate relationship with God that he “was called a friend of God” (James 2:23). What can we learn from the first follower? The Lord…

The Blindfold of Affection

Handout Why do we fail to focus on what really matters? One reason is because our vision is impaired, and such impairment can be caused by a spiritual blindfold. Since a blindfold is simply something that deprives a person of sight by covering his or her source of vision, it is possible for us to put on a spiritual blindfold that inhibits our faith. In this series, we will expose some of the spiritual blindfolds that we intentionally or unintentionally…

The Blindfold of Apathy

Handout Do you know what was the most frequently performed healing of Jesus? Curing blindness. There are at least 5 specific episodes in which Jesus resolved someone’s physical blindness (Matthew 9:27-31; 12:22; Mark 10:46-52; Luke 8:22-26; John 9:1-7) as well as references to Jesus healing numerous others who were blind (Matthew 15:30; Luke 7:21). Maybe the reason Jesus so frequently remedied physical blindness was to expose our need for better spiritual vision. “And to the angel of the church in…

The Blindfold of Negativity

Handout Do you know what was the most frequently performed healing of Jesus? Curing blindness. There are at least 5 specific episodes in which Jesus resolved someone’s physical blindness (Matthew 9:27-31; 12:22; Mark 10:46-52; Luke 8:22-26; John 9:1-7) as well as references to Jesus healing numerous others who were blind (Matthew 15:30; Luke 7:21). Maybe the reason Jesus so frequently remedied physical blindness was to expose our need for better spiritual vision. Pride goes before destruction,     and a haughty spirit…