Sermons

Weekly sermons from Elim Church
June 1, 2014

OMG: You Really Are Majestic!

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OMG: You Really Are Majestic!

“When people argue for the existence of a supernatural God who is somewhere else and reaches in on occasion to do a miracle or two, they’re skipping over the very world that surrounds us and courses through our veins and lights up the sky right here, right now.” —Rob Bell God’s craftsmanship shows: Who God is…. Read more

May 18, 2014

OMG: You Will Guide Me All The Way

OMG: You Will Guide Me All The Way

“Waiting on The Lord?”  What does that look like? Paying attention to your hearts’ desires Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. –Proverbs 4:23 Trusting in God’s timetable Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes…. Read more

May 11, 2014

OMG: You Planned This, Didn’t You?

OMG: You Planned This, Didn't You?

As you listen to the sermon, appreciate the beauty of the following portions of Psalm 22: My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?      Why are you so far away when I groan for help? Every day I call to you, my God, but you do not answer.      Every night… Read more

May 4, 2014

OMG: Where Are You?

OMG: Where Are You?

There is a psalmist named Asaph who put together some incredible music. He wrote some music in Psalm 73 that encourages us to be real and godly and keep going in faith. His honest admission of his ambivalence and struggles surrounding fairness make him a wonderful songwriter, and through his writings in Psalm 73 he… Read more

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

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