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Our Refuge and Strength

Posted in God by LifeSpringChurch on November 30th, 2019

This sermon comes from Psalm 46.  This is the last sermon in the liturgical year; next week we begin the new year with the four weeks of advent.  Psalm 46 served as the inspiring text of Martin Luther's famous hymn, A Mighty Fortress

Near Your Heart

Posted in God, good news by LifeSpringChurch on July 22nd, 2019

The Character of God

Posted in , God by LifeSpringChurch on May 27th, 2019

Third in a series on Calvinism, this sermon takes a look at the Biblical view of God versus the view as handed down to us by the Greeks.  They sermon looks at the implications of the Greek view on our current understandings of who God is and how this God works in our lives.

Chewing on Gravel

Posted in God, grace by LifeSpringChurch on July 23rd, 2018

THis sermon comes from Lamentaitons 3:22-27 and is taken from Jeremiah's wonderful statement that "the steadfast love of the Lord never ceases."  This was said in the midst of the great suffering of Israel because of Babylon's military incursion and defeat of Israel.  The sermon talks how Lamentations functions as a great comfort and reminder poem of how to respond to suffering.

Pharaoh’s Ten Commandments

Posted in God, kingdom, good news by LifeSpringChurch on July 16th, 2018

This sermon comes from Exodus 5:1-6:1 and it is about the conflict between Pharaoh (Thutmose III) and the people of Israel who were being held captive in Egypt.  The sermon contrasts the demands of Pharaoh against the laws given by God to Israel in the Ten Commandments.  The premise of the sermon is that the laws that God gives us to govern our lives as his people are far lighter and benevolent toward us than the onerous commands of Pharaoh.

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.

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.




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.


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.


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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