Sermons by Rev. Brian Rainwater
Isaiah 1:18-20 God says to Israel, “Come now, let us settle the matter.” God mentions the Potential Preferred Future. God makes clear the necessary Decision. God gives warning of the Consequences of rejection. What does it mean for us? No one has done Everything right The greatest step is the First One. God has met us more than Half-Way.
Philippians 3:1-11 New International Version (NIV) No Confidence in the Flesh 3 Further, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord! It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you again, and it is a safeguard for you. 2 Watch out for those dogs, those evildoers, those mutilators of the flesh. 3 For it is we who are the circumcision, we who serve God by his Spirit, who boast in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh— 4 though I myself have reasons for such…
Philippians 1:12-18 Choose what is Really Important. Joy comes from pursuing lasting meaning. Circumstances are Secondary. Our choice is to look for opportunities in light of circumstances “We can’t control our circumstances so Why let them Control us?