Hope For the Anxious Heart (Matthew 6:25-34)

Key Idea: Hope for the anxious heart comes when we identify it, expose it, and fight it with our faith in Christ. Truth #1: Identify It – (v. 25) Defining anxiety: “To draw in different directions or distract. To be anxious, then, means to have a distracting care—to have our minds and hearts torn between two worlds. Anxious cares are typically tied to our earthly lives and are most often temporal, not eternal.” Paul Tautges Three Categories We Worry About Money and Possessions Death, Pain, and Suffering People and Their Judgments Truth #2:......

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We Are a United Family (Ephesians 2:11-22; 4:1-6)

Download Sermon Notes Key Idea: Our Christ-centered identity will always lead to our steadfast unity. 1. Remember Our Christ-Centered Identity (Eph. 2:11-22) Remember Our Sinful Identity (vv. 11-12) Remember Our Saved Identity (vv. 13-17) Remember Our Sibling Identity (vv. 18-22) Lighthouse is united in: Authority Belief Worship Commitment Community 2. Demonstrate our Steadfast Unity (Eph. 4:1-6) Exhortations to: Humility Gentleness Patience Bearing with one another in love...

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We Are a People of Unshakeable Faith (2 Corinthians 5:1-10)

2 Corinthians 5:1-10 We are People of Unshakeable Faith Key Idea: Our faith in Christ allows us to see our lives and our world differently. Truth #1: We see present day loss in light of our future hope (vv. 1-5) Truth #2: We see present day life having eternal ramifications (vv. 6-10) Principles to making a faithful decision Seek to apply biblical principles that Christians should worship together. We must understand the precautions being taken. Consider your own life situation. Seek the counsel of other godly brothers and sisters. Go to God in......

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Episode 26: Loving Your Family Well

“But the last grace of loving our family well is by putting into practice the forgiveness we’ve received from Christ by asking for forgiveness when we’ve sinned and forgiving others when they’ve sinned against you. We’re not going to be sinless and there may have already been some major blowups, but with Christ, there is hope because of the forgiveness we’ve received as God’s children. And these moments of asking for forgiveness may be the lasting memory your family has of this COVID-19 season and if it is, then this season will have......

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Episode 22: Hope for the Future

“So when the stay-at-home order begins to lift and you get to fill your calendar with events and get togethers. Be excited and savor those events, don’t take them for granted, but don’t stop there. Let your earthly joy propel your heart to the eternal joy that waits for us in heaven. The reason why is that our earthly joys are just a taste of the eternal joys that await us. Heaven is going to be a place where there won’t be social distancing, where there won’t be COVID-19, cancer or any other......

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