Those Who Look To Him Are Radiant
Psalm 34:5 | 4/03/2016 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: Let's take a nice long look at the Lord. Why? Because how we perceive God to be is the most important thing about us, and it dramatically affects our daily choices and attitudes. Every problem we face in life will be helped or hindered based on how truly we know Him.
The Lord: Abundant in Power and Knowledge
Isaiah 40:12-17 | 4/24/2016 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: In these verses God's Word piles up pictures for us to catch a glimpse of the outrageous, awe-inspiring strength and mind of God. He is nothing like us, and that's very good news for fragile, error-prone, prideful people like us.
The God Who Shares His Muscles
Isaiah 40:27-31 | 5/15/2016 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: These verses contain one of the most beloved promises in the Bible. We all grow confused and weary. Isaiah proclaims that the Lord is well aware, is well equipped to help, and is willingly helping those who wait for Him, the everlasting God. The sermon concludes with tips for "waiting" effectively.
The Goodness of God's Justice and Mercy
Isaiah 40:1-5 | 4/10/2016 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: God's wrath is His goodness forcefully dealing with sin and evil. God's mercy is His goodness forcefully extending compassion toward sinners. Believing and living in light of both of these attributes is essential for shaping the Christian's holiness and actions in this world.
In Pursuit Of Satisfaction and Security
Isaiah 40:18-20 | 5/1/2016 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: God made our souls to churn after satisfaction & security in Him. He also gave us a world full of delights to bless us. Our trouble, caused by sin, is that we seek our satisfaction & security in created things rather than the Creator. Identify and untangle this mess, called idolatry, in this sermon.
Discovering the Holiness of God
Isaiah 6:1-8 | 5/22/2016 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: Central to God's character and actions is His holiness. This sermon, presented for kids and adults, aims for awareness and application of holiness by interacting with Isaiah's vision of God in Isaiah 6.
Radiant Hope in the Rock
Isaiah 40:6-11 | 4/17/2016 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: Sin. In the midst of these familiar enemies God had a message for His people. It was essential and hope-giving. It was: Look to Me, the eternal and faithful Rock you can secure your life upon.
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
Isaiah 40:21-26 | 5/8/2016 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: What do each person's breath and each star have in common? God is the infinite, sovereign ruler over them all, at every moment. Explore God's sovereignty, which can be confusing and comforting, in these verses.
The Crazy, Rejoicing Love of God
Isaiah 62:1-5 | 5/29/2016 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: We conclude our series on the attributes of God by looking at the most familiar one: His love. Visit this tiny corner of Scripture and discover five verses that lead to glad tears and broad smiles, by communicating how God feels about those He loves.