House of Prayer: God Still Speaks Today

All relationships are based on communication. And a lack of communication is the root of many conflicts in relationships. Your relationship with God is no different. God invites us into an experiential relationship of communication.

In all three synoptic gospels, Jesus says, “The Scriptures declare, ‘My Temple will be called a house of prayer,’ but you have turned it into a den of thieves!” What is it about the actions of the money changers in the temple that caused Jesus to react with such anger? Why was the temple so important to Jesus? After all, his death would put an end to the entire sacrificial system and any need for Christ followers to be involved with the temple? Could it be that Jesus had such a high regard for prayer and our ability to connect with God that he was willing to react so harshly?

House of Prayer: Thanksgiving

In all three synoptic gospels, Jesus says, “The Scriptures declare, ‘My Temple will be called a house of prayer,’ but you have turned it into a den of thieves!” What is it about the actions of the money changers in the temple that caused Jesus to react with such anger? Why was the temple so important to Jesus? After all, his death would put an end to the entire sacrificial system and any need for Christ followers to be involved with the temple? Could it be that Jesus had such a high regard for prayer and our ability to connect with God that he was willing to react so harshly? Join us as we give thanks to God on this special Thanksgiving Sunday.

House of Prayer: God Wants to Answer Your Prayers

In all three synoptic gospels, Jesus says, “The Scriptures declare, ‘My Temple will be called a house of prayer,’ but you have turned it into a den of thieves!” What is it about the actions of the money changers in the temple that caused Jesus to react with such anger? Why was the temple so important to Jesus? After all, his death would put an end to the entire sacrificial system and any need for Christ followers to be involved with the temple? Could it be that Jesus had such a high regard for prayer and our ability to connect with God that he was willing to react so harshly? Join us as we try to understand that God is not only able to answer our prayer, but that he wants to answer our prayers.

House of Prayer: Rewards

In all three synoptic gospels, Jesus says, “The Scriptures declare, ‘My Temple will be called a house of prayer,’ but you have turned it into a den of thieves!” What is it about the actions of the money changers in the temple that caused Jesus to react with such anger? Why was the temple so important to Jesus? After all, his death would put an end to the entire sacrificial system and any need for Christ followers to be involved with the temple? Could it be that Jesus had such a high regard for prayer and our ability to connect with God that he was willing to react so harshly? Join us as we look at the rewards of prayer: provision, presence, peace, perspective, and power.

House of Prayer: People of Prayer

In all three synoptic gospels, Jesus says, “The Scriptures declare, ‘My Temple will be called a house of prayer,’ but you have turned it into a den of thieves!” What is it about the actions of the money changers in the temple that caused Jesus to react with such anger? Why was the temple so important to Jesus? After all, his death would put an end to the entire sacrificial system and any need for Christ followers to be involved with the temple? Could it be that Jesus had such a high regard for prayer and our ability to connect with God that he was willing to react so harshly? Join us as we look at what it means to move from being a people with prayer, to a people of prayer.

Live Like Jesus

In this six part series, we walk through the gospels in 40 days. As those who identify as “Christians” we should know who Jesus was, what he did, and then do what he did. Our challenge is to be doers of the word, not just hearers.

Sermons in this series include:

  1. Live Like Jesus: Introduction
  2. Live Like Jesus: Matthew 10:1-8
  3. Live Like Jesus: Mark 1
  4. Live Like Jesus: Luke 5
  5. Live Like Jesus: John 1:1-14
  6. Live Like Jesus: John 19-20