Sermons by Sean Carroll

Psalm 22

My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?    Why are you so far from saving me,    so far from my cries of anguish?2 My God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer,    by night, but I find no rest. 3 Yet you are enthroned as the Holy One;     you are the one Israel praises. 4 In you our ancestors put their trust;     they trusted and you delivered them. 5 To you they cried out and were saved;     in you they trusted and were not put to shame.…

James 4:13-17

The video will premier at 11:45 on April 5, 2020. At 11:00, there will be live worship over zoom. Verses 13 Now listen, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money.” 14 Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. 15 Instead, you ought to say, “If it is the Lord’s…

James 3:13-18

Sean continues to guide our journey through the book of James. This week James highlights two different kinds of wisdom: earthly and godly. Order recap Not intellectual wisdom, but applied. Receive Jesus, Recieve Wisdom False Wisdom 7 characteristics of True Wisdom Verses 13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. 14 But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it…

James 1:13-18

Temptation is inherent in everyday life, even the Lord Jesus experienced it during his life on earth, it is natural that James also mentions this issue. Order Temptation consists of steps Different kinds of temptation Jesus as a perfect example Word of God is your weapon Temptation will come when you’re the weakest Temptation offers a shortcut It is not a sin but leads to it Dos and don’ts Don’t be a lonely rider Recognize the bait, but don’t get…

Sharing your faith

As Jesus’ followers, we were told to make disciples. But – how to do it? Today, Sean will share with us practical advices on giving testimony. It will definitely help with bringing people to Christ. ORDER We all have a testimony! We plant but it is God who gives growth Testimony of Joe Donato What we were like before, how we met God and what we became as a result? VERSES Revelation 12:11
Nehemiah rebuilding the wall in Jerusalem

Nehemiah 9

Today’s, Sean is taking us through Nehemiah 9 after a quick trip back to Nehemiah 8. The Israelites are reading and responding to the reading of the law. What can we learn from the law, their response and from the rest of scripture? Let’s find out. Order Recap The cycle of the Israelites What true repentance looks like the 1st Paradox God’s mercy is bigger The second paradox The correct response Key Quote Because we are prone to sin and…