Daniel

Nehemiah: Don’t Despair, Begin to Repair

This is the second sermon in the series that’s focused on the book of Nehemiah. Last Sunday’s sermon can be found here. There are three Old Testament books (Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther) that belong together and these books cover the same period of time. After 70 years of captivity in Babylon, the people of Israel start…

Pastor Elio Marrocco preaching

Nehemiah: Rebuilding Broken Walls

“The words of Nehemiah the son of Hacaliah. Now it happened in the month of Chislev, in the twentieth year, as I was in Susa the citadel, that Hanani, one of my brothers, came with certain men from Judah. And I asked them concerning the Jews who escaped, who had survived the exile, and concerning…

Money

The Christian, Money and Giving

  “And he sat down opposite the treasury and watched the people putting money into the offering box. Many rich people put in large sums. And a poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which make a penny. And he called his disciples to him and said to them, “Truly, I say…

Authentic Chrsitianity

Authentic Christianity

“But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere. For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing, to one a fragrance from death to death,…

Anger

How to Manage Your Anger

“Love is not easily angered.” (1 Corinthians 13:5) It doesn’t say love doesn’t get angry because a lot of times love does get angry. Sometimes the loving thing to do is to get angry. “Love is not easily angered” and many times the people you’re most likely to get angry at are those you love…

The greatest power in your life

The Greatest Power in Your Life

A Truth that Has Revolutionized Thousands of Lives Every day we are using the most powerful spiritual and mental energy known to human life. It determines good or ill, sickness or health, failure or success, defeat or victory, and shapes our future. It is believing-power, the universal human ability to believe! And believing is a…

The Great Imitation

“The Great Imitation” sermon is part of the “Authentic Christianity” series, and is focused on 2 Corinthians 2:14-6:13. Ray Stedman said, ‘All human pursuits–even the study of religion and theology–are mere pale imitations once we come into the presence of the Great Reality, Jesus Himself.’ The Christian life begins with an encounter with Jesus Christ. …

Prayer

Seven Principles of God’s Guidance

The Whisper of God: The Inner Voice of the Holy Spirit. This inner conviction of the Holy Spirit operates like a sixth sense that enables God to guide us by the leading of His Holy Spirit. In Acts 16:7-10, we find a great example of being led by the Spirit. Notice that the Holy Spirit…

The Bible

How to Be Blessed by the Bible

This message is based on James 1:19-27 The western world is absolutely saturated with Bibles that can be found almost anywhere you go, in addition to the airways, radio, TV, books and magazines. Consequently, it comes as no surprise that the Bible outsells every other major best seller annually. Countless copies are published in multiple…

By the grace of God I am what I am

God’s Grace and Our Guilt

James 2:10 Here James is telling us that recognizing the fact that whether it’s one sin or many in our lives we’ve all slipped, we’ve all sinned and we’re all in the same boat.   We’re going to talk about how our ways of dealing with guilt differ greatly from God’s way of dealing with…