Sermons on Difficult Times

Sermons on Difficult Times

Exiles: Standing Firm Before the Enemy

Gary finishes our series on 1 Peter – focusing on Peter’s words in the final chapter, “Stand Firm.” We will be looking at using the Armor of God as we stand firm in following Jesus during tough times.

Exiles 1 Peter

Pastor Gary continues our series in 1 Peter, looking at how Peter wants the early church, and by extension, us today to be aware of who we are, how we live, and how we love.

Exiles Radical Sacrifice

 The Apostle Peter wrote this general letter to the early believers, focusing on living life as “exiles” in a temporary world when we are created for an eternal life. How can we have a more eternal perspective in our lives? Hopefully every part of our lives is changed when we have an eternity mindset; parenting, work, marriage, and even more regarding the choices we make.

Life as an Exile

Hopefully every part of our lives is changed when we have an eternity mindset; parenting, work, marriage, and even more regarding the choices we make.

My Future

Matt 11:28-29,  Everyone deals with stress. Maybe it’s your job, your finances, your family,  your future, or…   Stress has been called America’s number one disease.  Isn’t it time to escape the fractured, stress-filled existence? New Life – Kittitas will begin 2019 with a five-part series designed to help stressed-out people find rest.  You’ll walk away with practical answers and real help. The brand new teaching, Stress to Rest will cover five of the top life stresses: ‘My Future’: the stress of the uncertainties…

O Holy Night

Lamentations 3:20-26, Do you love Christmas carols? Do they bring a smile to your face? Join us this December as we explore the meaning behind the Christmas season.  We’ll delve into several of our favorite Christmas carols.  As we take a closer look at famous Christmas carols and the truths they reveal about Jesus, we’ll see how these carols remind us to appreciate the true meaning of Christmas. Experience God’s power and love during the Christmas season in a fresh and new way.…

Living Deep While Treading Water

2 Timothy 2:8-26, When death nears, priorities change. The urgent no longer seems pressing while the truly important becomes clearer. That is why we listen to a person’s “last words.” Second Timothy is Paul’s “last words.” From a cold, lonely Roman prison, the aged apostle Paul wrote his final instructions to his protégé Timothy who was surrounded by a culture hostile to the gospel. Timothy tended to be timid rather than stand boldly for Jesus. And, he tended to get…

Forging a Heart of Compassion

2 Cor 12:9-10, Pain hurts. How’s that for wisdom? But it’s true. Pain really, really hurts, and nobody likes to hurt. In fact, we’ll do just about anything to eliminate pain in our life.  Many of us also have a sense that God wants to teach us lessons as we go through life’s pain and hardships. Frankly though, we’re often not sure what He is trying to teach us so we fail to respond appropriately.  Join us in the month of September…

Gratefulness through Grief

Luke 17:11-18, Pain hurts. How’s that for wisdom? But it’s true. Pain really, really hurts, and nobody likes to hurt. In fact, we’ll do just about anything to eliminate pain in our life.  Many of us also have a sense that God wants to teach us lessons as we go through life’s pain and hardships. Frankly though, we’re often not sure what He is trying to teach us so we fail to respond appropriately.  Join us in the month of September as…