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The Most Important Sermon You Will Ever Preach – TGC Africa

Pastor, do you think that this coming Sunday you will be preaching your most important sermon ever? That may seem like a strange question to ponder. After all, what makes this Sunday more special than any other? Well, please hear me out. Answering The Call In 2017 this was very much my thought. I was... Read more

Best News Ever: Find Your Hope (Romans 5:12-21) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

19 Nov Best News Ever: Find Your Hope (Romans 5:12-21) Sermon Notes Our Ruin Romans 5:12Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned 13for sin indeed was in the world before the law was given, but sin is... Read more

Best News Ever: Find Your Happiness (Romans 5:1-11) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

14 Nov Best News Ever: Find Your Happiness (Romans 5:1-11) Sermon Notes Decl of Indep July 4, 1776: all men…are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. #1 mental illness anxiety https://adaa.org/about-adaa/press-room/facts-statistics CDC June report 40% reported at least 1 mental/behavioral health condition... Read more

Start Here: Faith Comes First for You (Romans 4:13-25) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

05 Nov Start Here: Faith Comes First for You (Romans 4:13-25) Sermon Notes This year we lost faith in Govt, Media, Medicine, Self-Help, Economy, Human Goodness Time for Faith in God: Abraham Ungodly father Godless government No Bible Few if any believing friends or family Left city, nation, family, friends, business, security to get a... Read more

Start Here: Faith Comes First for Abraham (Romans 4:112) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

Prototype= pattern & precedent that is repeated Wright Flyer @ brothers Kitty (1903), Henry Fords Model T (1908 $825), Apple’s Lisa ($10k in 1983) 3 religions choose Abraham John 8:39 Abraham is our father Abrahams Relationship with God Romans 4:1-5 What then shall we say was gained by Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh?... Read more

Rick Warren Generosity Sermon from Real Faith Live | Real Faith

[vimeo 471778196 w=1060 h=596] This “from the vault” sermon from Pastor Rick Warren on generosity appeared on the Real Faith Live show on Oct. 24-25, 2020. The post Rick Warren Generosity Sermon from Real Faith Live appeared first on Real Faith. Article/Post Source

Crazy Grace: Good News for Bad People (Romans 3:2131) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

2 most important first things to learn 1. Who is God? 2. Who am I? Americas Four Gods [Atheist [5%]] The Benevolent Godengaged but not judgmental [24%] Unrighteousness (Romans 1:18-32) The Distant God not engaged or judgmental [24%] Secular Self-Righteousness (Romans 2:1-11) The Critical Godnot engaged but judgmental [16%] Religious Self-Righteousness (Romans 2:12-29) The Authoritative... Read more

Sermon Transcript – Malachi | Real Faith

21 Oct Sermon Transcript – Malachi Posted at 09:41h in Blog by Real Faith Staff Sermon Transcripts Learn To Love A Study in Malachi Pastor Mark Driscoll Malachi #1: Learn To Love – All right, here we are, it’s time for Christmas. How many of you are feeling the pressure, time to get ready? As... Read more

Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: A Sermon from Julius Kim

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Julius Kim: I’d invite you to turn to Genesis 29 for our scripture reading this morning. Let me add my welcome to pastor James, to all of you who are here today, to... Read more

Crazy Grace: Bad News for Good People (Romans 3:120) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

2 Doctors – 1). mask consequences 2). make changes I got defensive, made excuses, raised objections, & he educated me =God Great Physician Rom. 1-2 spiritual checkup sinner; Rom. 3. answers us Objection #1: There is no benefit to church involvement. Romans 3:1-2 Then what advantage has the Jew? Or what is the value of... Read more

Set Free: Escaping Religion (Romans 2:12-29) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

10 Oct Set Free: Escaping Religion (Romans 2:12-29) Sermon Notes How do I become right/righteous? Or, what makes me a good person? Rom. 1:16I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes… 17For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for... Read more

Set Free: Escaping Rules (Romans 2:111) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

03 Oct Set Free: Escaping Rules (Romans 2:111) Sermon Notes 4 Undeniable Facts We are All Feeling in our Conscience (Rom. 1) & seeing Creation (Rom. 2) Something has gone terribly wrong (social media makes this amplified) There is an urgent global problem that is only getting worse Something needs to be done to fix... Read more

Set Free: Escaping Rebellion (Romans 1:1832) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

25 Sep Set Free: Escaping Rebellion (Romans 1:1832) Sermon Notes Rom. 12:2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. Born 1970 as sexual revolution of 1960s rooting... Read more

Lost and Found: Finding Gods Power (Romans 1:817) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

18 Sep Lost and Found: Finding Gods Power (Romans 1:817) Sermon Notes Pray Romans 1:8First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed in all the world. 9For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing... Read more

Lost and Found: Finding Gods Peace (Romans 1:17) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

11 Sep Lost and Found: Finding Gods Peace (Romans 1:17) Sermon Notes For every effect= cause. Bigger effect = bigger cause. July 9, 1958 10:15pm 7.8 earthquake rockslide 40 million cubic yards into Gilbert Inlet Alaska – megatsunami, & biggest wave ever recorded 1,720 ft high! Spiritual equivalent = Pauls letter to the Romans Theologian... Read more

Die with Your Boots On (2 Peter 3:1-18) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

28 Aug Die with Your Boots On (2 Peter 3:1-18) Sermon Notes – A dad was dying, & spent his final weeks/months preparing – Home projects, passwords, bills, finances, flowers – Healthy people near the end spend their energy to love those they care about – Peter now old man, lived an amazing life, death... Read more

Bring Your Bible to the Battle (2 Peter 2:1-22) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

22 Aug Bring Your Bible to the Battle (2 Peter 2:1-22) Sermon Notes   To be for something is to be against something else (life/murder; God/Satan) If you have something valuable, prepare to defend it. Jesus taught & gathered Religious false teachers (inside) strike shepherd, scatter sheep Satan is a thief who comes to steal... Read more

25 Prophecies That Prove the Bible is True (2 Peter 1:16-21) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

13 Aug 25 Prophecies That Prove the Bible is True (2 Peter 1:16-21) Sermon Notes Posted at 15:55h in Blog, Sermon Notes by Mollie H God speaking is great 2 Peter 1:16For we did not follow cleverly devised myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but... Read more

Power Under Pressure (2 Peter 1:1-15) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

08 Aug Power Under Pressure (2 Peter 1:1-15) Sermon Notes   1 Peter various trials (1:6) prophesied fiery trials (4:12) World Superpower is self-destructing PoliticallyNero; 2. Economicallycrisis; 3. Socially riots, 4. Physically death 5. Racially-division, 6. Spiritually-oppression = pressure on XNs/churches getting worse Cannot go around it, gotta go through it? How? Power under Pressure!... Read more

William Wade wins Sermon of the Year 2020

William Wade with his trophyThe winner of Sermon of the Year 2020 has been named today as William Wade.  Sermon of the Year is the annual award of Preach magazine and was held this year online because of coronavirus.  The award, in its fifth year, aims to promote the art of sermon writing and preaching across... Read more

How to Survive the Coming Crisis (1 Peter 5:1-14) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

30 Jul How to Survive the Coming Crisis (1 Peter 5:1-14) Sermon Notes Posted at 14:12h in Blog, Sermon Notes by Mollie H Jesus trained Peter to be a leader for 3 years Jesus told Peter He was praying because Satan would attack, he would fail, yet be restored. Peter said he was ready to... Read more

Pray for the Best, Prepare for the Worst (1 Peter 4:12-19) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

24 Jul Pray for the Best, Prepare for the Worst (1 Peter 4:12-19) Sermon Notes Beloved (8X 1-2 Ptr) = prized/valued in a loving relationship (e.g. parent-child) Jesus – 2 Peter 1:17 This is mybelovedSon, with whom I am well pleased, Jesus life did not look like He was beloved 1. Fiery trial constantly under... Read more

Suffering Leads to Sinning or Serving (1 Peter 4:1-11) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

16 Jul Suffering Leads to Sinning or Serving (1 Peter 4:1-11) Sermon Notes When Jesus told us to pick up our cross and follow Him He was saying: Christ suffered Christians will suffer My journal 14 Kinds of Suffering in the Bible Adamic Suffering general not specific and root of all suffering Demonic Suffering attack... Read more

Living for Heaven in a World Gone to Hell (1 Peter 3:8-22) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

We live in a geographic desert. This time of year, climate pushes people to find oasis. We also live in a cultural desert. People are also seeking an oasis. Jesus Church should be that oasis to refresh & renew people. Roman Empire – #1 superpower self-destructing w/infighting, division, & selfishness Christians were a minority group... Read more

Honor in a Real Marriage (1 Peter 3:1-7) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

04 Jul Honor in a Real Marriage (1 Peter 3:1-7) Sermon Notes 1988 1st date (age 17). 1992 married (age 21). 1996 planted church (age 25) Today faithfully married 28 years in August, Sept/Oct turn 50, 5 kids Real Marriage book tour & media (Barbara Walters, Dr. Drew, Piers Morgan, Fox Friends) Marriage Today/XO Real... Read more

You Can Be Healthy in a Sick World!:1 Peter 1:23-2:12 (Fathers Day) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

18 Jun You Can Be Healthy in a Sick World!:1 Peter 1:23-2:12 (Fathers Day) Sermon Notes Nutrition & my experience Pastor Jimmy show me your diet Ill predict illness Scripture Makes You Healthy 1 Peter 1:23-2:3 you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of... Read more

Jesus, Authority, Justice, and Slavery (1 Peter 2:13-25) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

28 Jun Jesus, Authority, Justice, and Slavery (1 Peter 2:13-25) Sermon Notes Our Perfect God Works Through Imperfect Authority 1 Peter 2:13Be subject for the Lords sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme, 14or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise... Read more

Mindful Truths for Mindless Times Sermon Notes (1 Peter 1:13-25) | Pastor Mark Driscoll

11 Jun Mindful Truths for Mindless Times Sermon Notes (1 Peter 1:13-25) 1 Peter 1:1 elect exiles 1:3 born again 1 Peter 1:6 you have been grieved by various trials 1 Peter 1:7 tested by fire Christians and non-Christians can experience the same hardship/suffering/trial but do not have the same resources to face it and... Read more

The Gospel Coalition – I Cant Breathe: A Sermon by Charlie Dates

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Charlie Dates: “I can’t breathe.” What a striking sound to come from a human being. “I can’t breathe.” God stepped out onto space and he looked around and he said, “I’ll make me... Read more