Sermons

Weekly sermons from Elim Church
September 29, 2013

We Are Biblically-Grounded

We Are Biblically-Grounded

“We hold the truth of Scriptures as our core guideline for faith and life.” The Scriptures become “alive and powerful” in us when we… Discipline ourselves to take them in. Forge decisions based on the principles of Scripture. Are willing to live in the tension. Make “more like Jesus” the end goal.

September 22, 2013

We Are Christ-Centered

We Are Christ-Centered

“A lifelong journey of faith might be ‘awesome,’ but it is not necessarily an easy life.” According to Hebrews 12:1-4, this Christ-centeredness will take place in us both individually and as a church when we: 1. Acknowledge and address the encumbrances. 2. Do this in the context of community. 3. Become increasingly resilient. 4. Keep… Read more

September 15, 2013

Who We Are… Together

Who We Are... Together

The Process I pray that your love will overflow more and more, and that you will keep on growing in knowledge and understanding. – Philippians 1:9 Knowledge Application Translation Understanding Discernment Perception Spiritual Sensitivity The Product Greater Transformation, Deeper Love, and Better People    

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

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