Sermons on Stewardship

Sermons on Stewardship

A Guarantee for the Future

November 8, 2020. “A Guarantee for the Future. 25:1 “Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. 3 For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them, 4 but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps. 5 As the bridegroom was delayed, they all became drowsy and slept. 6 But at midnight there was a cry, ‘Here is…

Approaching God

October 27, 2019 Approaching God. – 9 He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and treated others with contempt: 10 “Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee, standing by himself, prayed thus: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. 12 I fast twice a week; I give tithes of…

“Charge With Enthusiasm”

Pastor Craig concludes his stewardship series on developing a spirit that is enthusiastic (en-theos – or “in God”) about life and our ministry in the world around us. Scripture:  57 But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. 58 Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain. (ESV)

“Incredibly Grateful”

Pastor Craig Ham shares a message of cultivating a grateful heart for all that God has done for us. Scripture:  11 On the way to Jerusalem he was passing along between Samaria and Galilee. 12 And as he entered a village, he was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance 13 and lifted up their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.” 14 When he saw them he said to them, “Go and show yourselves to the priests.” And as they…

“What Will You Do For Jesus?”

Pastor Craig Ham shares this message based on the story of Widow’s Mite to encourage us all to go “all in” with God by asking Him – “Lord, what I can I do for You today?” Scripture:  41 And he sat down opposite the treasury and watched the people putting money into the offering box. Many rich people put in large sums. 42 And a poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which make a penny. 43 And he called…

“Three Steps To Successful Christian Living”

Pastor Craig Ham concludes his sermon series on Stewardship this Commitment Sunday with a call to successful Christian living, and in doing so, provides the three steps to reaching that success. Scripture:  28 And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?” 29 Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.…

“Trusting God For The Future”

Pastor Craig Ham continues his sermon series on Stewardship by emphasizing the need to trust God with your plans and your life. Scripture:  3 Commit your work to the Lord,and your plans will be established. 4 The Lord has made everything for its purpose,even the wicked for the day of trouble. 5 Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the Lord;be assured, he will not go unpunished. 6 By steadfast love and faithfulness iniquity is atoned for,and by the fear of…

“Praying For Our Children”

Pastor Craig Ham continues his Stewardship series by highlighting the significance of lifting our children and their future up in prayer, and how this is a part of our stewardship of life. Scripture:  19 Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, 20 by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain, that is, through his flesh, 21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God,…

“Gracefully Serving”

Pastor Craig Ham shares his first message in this Stewardship series about the essence of the church and its disciples – sharing the love of Christ with grace.   Scripture:  7 The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers. 8 Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. 9 Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. 10 As each has received a gift, use it to serve…

“Let’s Build For The Future”

Pastor Craig Ham continues his sermon series on the challenges we face from his community gatherings responses. In this message we are challenged to see our space limitations as an opportunity for growth. Scripture: 17 Then I said to them, “You see the trouble we are in, how Jerusalem lies in ruins with its gates burned. Come, let us build the wall of Jerusalem, that we may no longer suffer derision.” 18 And I told them of the hand of my God…

“Three Reasons I Tithe”

Pastor Craig Ham shares the first in a series of four messages based on the community gatherings responses to the question “what are our challenges”. Using the illustration of the story of the widow’s mite, we discover how we are called to give out of love for God. Scripture: 41 And he sat down opposite the treasury and watched the people putting money into the offering box. Many rich people put in large sums. 42 And a poor widow came and put…