Sermons

Weekly sermons from Elim Church
September 8, 2013

Nicodemus

Nicodemus

The story of Nicodemus is the story of you and me. Nicodemus is a leader / teacher / ruler.  He should have his act together. Instead, he was unsettled in his beliefs, so he went to Jesus in the middle of the night. Jesus tells Nicodemus that he must be born again. Nicodemus focused on… Read more

September 1, 2013

Continually?

Continually?

“Pray continually.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:17 What does it mean to pray continually? Praying continually means to be in an attitude of prayer.  Pray in ways that make sense to you. How do we do that? If we are in a constant attitude of prayer, as things come along, we’re already in tune with God…. Read more

August 18, 2013

Be Still: God Is Our Joy

Be Still: God Is Our Joy

The God of the universe will NEVER leave us. Today we seek to understand real joy… Joy comes in the midst of chaos. God is our refuge and strength. Joy emerges out of authentic faith. With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation. – Isaiah 12:3 Joy is sustained through obedience to… Read more

August 11, 2013

Be Still: God Knows

Be Still: God Knows

What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us. – A.W. Tozer It’s not about STRENGTH, but TRUST God is our refuge and strength, always ready in times of trouble. So we will not fear when earthquakes come and the mountains crumble into the sea. Let the… Read more

August 3, 2013

Recipe for a Softened Heart

Recipe for a Softened Heart

The disciples had forgotten to bring bread, except for one loaf they had with them in the boat.  “Be careful,” Jesus warned them. “Watch out for the yeast of the Pharisees and that of Herod.” They discussed this with one another and said, “It is because we have no bread.” Aware of their discussion, Jesus… Read more

July 28, 2013

Be Still: God Wants To Be Known

Be Still: God Wants To Be Known

What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us. – A.W. Tozer It’s not about STRENGTH, but TRUST God is our refuge and strength, always ready in times of trouble. So we will not fear when earthquakes come and the mountains crumble into the sea. Let the… Read more

July 21, 2013

Be Still: God Is Working

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Be Still: God Is Working

Sharing the speaking time with Pastor Dan this Sunday is Prem Gideon, the Managing Director of Anurag Society in New Delhi.  Prem founded Anurag Society in 1990 as an adoption officer to help a small number of children. Anurag, which means eternal love, now serves over 1,000 women and children every day and has a… Read more

July 14, 2013

Be Still: God is Near

Be Still: God is Near

The story of the Bible isn’t primarily about the desire of people to be with God; it’s the desire of God to be with people. – John Ortberg You draw near to God. He draws near to you. 1. Choose LOYALTY to God. Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your… Read more

July 7, 2013

Be Still: God is Our Shalom

Be Still: God is Our Shalom

We’re not a collection of body parts—we are not a collection of mental health diagnoses. We are a whole people. – Dan Rotach If we are to pursue wholeness (Shalom) in our lives, what would that look like? 1. Contentment, not Entitlement. I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything. I have… Read more

June 30, 2013

Be Still: God is Our Strength

Be Still: God is Our Strength

“If it’s true that God is our refuge, you can stop running away from Him and start running toward him.” How does God become our strength? 1. When we are humble(d). 2. When we seek God’s wisdom. 3. When we cease striving. “Let the word of God rest in your spirit today… cease striving and… Read more

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