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Listen up!

Posted in God, listening by LifeSpringChurch on January 16th, 2018

This sermon begins with the experience of young boy Samuel and the voice he heard in the middle of the night.  Samuel learned a good lesson about being tuned in for God's voice in his life, and that is the subject of the sermon this morning.

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What does the Lord want?

Posted in God by LifeSpringChurch on November 12th, 2017

This sermon begins a 3-lesson introduction to Advent (which begins December 3, 2017.  This introduction explores the idea of what God is doing in the world and has been doing since the time after the Fall.  This sermon takes its text from Micah 6:6-8.

 

 

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Priesthood

Posted in , God, priesthood by LifeSpringChurch on July 31st, 2016

This sermon is about the decision of Israel to reject God's leadership.  Instead of God, the people when to Samuel and said, "We want a king like all the nations around us."  This sermon is about how such a humanistic, pragmatic approach to faith isolates us from his blessing.

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Return

Posted in God, grace, gospel, good news by LifeSpringChurch on July 24th, 2016

Exodus 19:1-8 is the text for this sermon.  The sermon has the Exodus as its core event and discusses how, after the Fall, mankind has constantly been moving away from God. Nevertheless, God has persevered in seeking to return mankind to full relationship with him.

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Disappointment

Posted in God, sin by LifeSpringChurch on July 10th, 2016

This sermon comes from Genesis 6:1-8 and is about the disappointment that God experienced because of the Fall and the resulting corruption of the world he created.  This sermon also looks at how God is responsive to humanity, even changing his mind.

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Storming the Gates of Hell

Posted in God, Easter, Cross, Christ, death of Christ, Satan by LifeSpringChurch on March 19th, 2016

This sermon takes its text from Luke 11:14-23, and it is the second in a 2-part series about the war that God is carrying on against evil.  This sermon explores how God is steadily at work restoring the creation to its original form as Satan is defeated.

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God At War

Posted in God, evil by LifeSpringChurch on March 14th, 2016

This sermon is part of a two-sermon series.  It explores the hatred that God has for evil and how God has set about from the Fall to defeat evil and set aright the Creation.  The sermon examines the oft quoted idea that "everything happens for a reason."  The sermon is pertinent to any discussion of the Resurrection because of the role that the Cross plays in the defeat of evil and the victory of God.

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The God Who Cries

Posted in God, grace, gospel by LifeSpringChurch on September 21st, 2015

Spence Boelter was guest speaker at LifeSpring on September 13, and his sermon was entitled, "The God Who Cries."

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Pilgrimage to God’s House

Posted in God, David, Psalms, King David, Temple by LifeSpringChurch on July 17th, 2015

Psalm 24 is one of a series of psalms that were sung on pilgrimages to Jerusalem where the Temple was located.  This psalm is commonly thought to be one that was created after the events of 2 Samuel 6 and the bringing of the Ark of the Covenant to the Temple by David.  A question that the Psalm asks is who is "fit" to gain entry into God's presence.

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Praying the Hours

Posted in God, Creation, the hours by LifeSpringChurch on August 6th, 2014

This sermon examines the role that the Psalms play in the lives of people wanting to follow God.  They are centering, honest, and God-focused.  The sermon also serves as an introduction to the video clip demonstrating what praying the hours looks like.

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