'Assurance' tagged sermons

Deep Hunger: 1 of 2: …our longing for rest

“Don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t do it. If you want something badly enough, and if you work at it hard enough, you can accomplish anything.” This “you can do it” mentality sounds exciting, but what about when the reality check hits us? What about when we can’t live the life we wanted to? And when we can’t keep the plates spinning? And when we can’t keep meeting people’s expectations anymore? What then?

Noah: 2 of 2: The end of the world is just the beginning…

Genesis 8:20-9:17 Is God fundamentally for this world or against it? We tend to assume that God is a detached, benign, old grandfather who will let the world just tick on indefinitely. But how can we be so sure? And don’t biblical stories like Noah’s flood indicate that this world is not as safe a place as we like to think? These are the questions we’ll be considering today as we conclude our series on Noah.