Sermons from February 2014

The Forbidden Fruit Tree

Sin is attractive. If all sin seemed ugly and gross, it would be easier to avoid. Truth is, like a big juicy apple on a tree looks juicy and sweet, sin can look the same. But we’re never a victim of temptation. Temptation can’t force us to do something. We are victims of our own…

THE CURSE OF THE FRUITLESS FIG TREE

Can you explain the case where Jesus ‘cursed’ a fig tree? There are several things about this that are hard to understand. Did Christ have a right to ‘curse’ a tree? What is the meaning of ‘curse’? Since the tree was apparently destroyed. Did he destroy property that did not belong to him? Some people…

A TREE BY THE RIVER

Have you ever noticed that some people are just different? When they look you in the eye, it’s as though they truly see the person you are. When they are faced with trials, it just seems that they reach down-deep inside and find both the wisdom and the strength to handle it. There is a…

When You Just Want to Die

When you’re overwhelmed with frustration or overcome by the sins of your life,  sometimes you feel like death would be better than your life.  God has a better idea for you.

Click to see the main scriptures:   Romans 6   and  James 1