Sermons

Weekly sermons from Elim Church
April 27, 2014

OMG: A Journey Through The Psalms

OMG: A Journey Through The Psalms

“As for me, I am poor and needy, but the Lord takes thought for me. You are my help and my deliverer, do not delay, O my God!” –Psalm 40:17  “O” – The wonder of our God: amazement, surprise  “MY” – The approachability of our God: personal, attentive  “GOD” – The holiness of our God: deity,… Read more

April 20, 2014

Can I Talk To You About… Hope?

Can I Talk To You About... Hope?

The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. Then go quickly and tell his disciples: ‘He has risen from the dead and… Read more

April 13, 2014

Can I Talk To You About… Mission?

Can I Talk To You About... Mission?

As you read the story of the first Palm Sunday in Matthew 21:8-11, please consider the following questions:  1. Who was this person Jesus to the crowds 2. Who is this person Jesus to you? 3. Why is this week called Holy Week?

April 6, 2014

Can I Talk To You About… Success?

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Can I Talk To You About... Success?

What is real success from Jesus’ perspective? Servanthood – “If you want to be great, learn to serve.” –Matthew 20:26 Integrity – “Who You Are When No One’s Looking” –Bill Hybels Others – “Outdo one another in showing honor.” –Romans 12:10 Humility – “It isn’t thinking less of yourself at all.  It’s not thinking of… Read more

March 30, 2014

Can I Talk To You About… Restoration?

Can I Talk To You About... Restoration?

What does the conversation Jesus had (with the man with leprosy) tell us about Jesus? He was a person who was approachable. He was a person who was compassionate. He was a person who broke the rules for love. He was a person who was all about restoration.

March 23, 2014

Can I Talk To You… About Fear?

Can I Talk To You... About Fear?

Almost all of us are afraid of something or someone. It is estimated that 24 out of 25 of us have a particular fear that robs us of peace. Some of these fears are disarming and take away our joy of life. And yet, the command most often repeated in the Bible is “fear not.”… Read more

March 16, 2014

Can I Talk To You… About Children?

Can I Talk To You... About Children?

One day some parents brought their children to Jesus so he could touch them and bless them, but the disciples told them not to bother him. But when Jesus saw what was happening, he was very displeased with his disciples. He said to them, “Let the children come to me. Don’t stop them! For the Kingdom… Read more

March 9, 2014

Can I Talk To You… About Blame?

Can I Talk To You... About Blame?

Our conversation today takes place in John 9, and we hope to learn from Jesus, and a conversation He had with his disciples about profound difficulties in life… like blindness. This conversation shows us: It’s not all about cause and effect. It’s about our sin-soaked planet. Pain and difficulty put us in a merciful place…. Read more

March 2, 2014

Can I Talk To You… About Rules?

Can I Talk To You... About Rules?

“By any measure of history, [Billy] Graham was right. This Galilean [Jesus], who in his lifetime spoke to fewer people than would fill just one of the many stadia Graham has filled, changed the world more than any other person.” –Philip Yancey The Guest: She wasn’t invited. She’s a woman of the streets. She let down… Read more

February 23, 2014

Finishing Well

Finishing Well

“You can stay stuck if you want. You can wait for someone else to make the first move, but you don’t want to stay bitter because of a lack of forgiveness.” –Dan Rotach Despite all the chaos going on around you, God is still Lord of the universe.  But is He the Lord of your life?… Read more

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