Sermons on Ephesians

Sermons on Ephesians

Pray to Revive

What do your prayers look like? How do you pray? What you have before is a lesson on prayer, to help shape your prayers and encourage you to pray. All this with the single aim to help you revive your life through the way you pray. And in doing so – (and in the case of Restart Church) – revive your Community (as we aim to revive the spiritual heart of our…

Father’s Day 2019

I am very sorry for the poor audio feed on our Father’s Day video presentation. Please listen closely though. The content of this message is vital. The notes follow below. Our Restart Father’s Day Focus is to address two central motivations of all men. Ladies young and old – now get this – did you hear that? Two central motivations of all men; and no…

Memorial Day 2019

Will others say you treated the Bible like it was the very Words of God?  Will they say it affected the way you lived and loved others? Today at Restart we celebrate Memorial Day as people determined to be remembered for our love of the Word of God. Philip Klevmoen joins Pastor Bob in the Pulpit to emphasize what the Word of God means to him, and then what all Believers…

Sufferings to Holiness

In our Introduction to the book of First Peter, we discovered that this little five chapter book is a book about suffering.  We learned how singularity qualified this vulnerable and effusive man is in guiding you and I through the difficulties of life. This lesson begins at verse 13 of the first chapter where we find the beginnings of a rich vein of Bible Truth. Here…

Mother’s Day – 2019

We all have a Mother and some of us are Mothers while others of us are not. But because God’s design – all Women have the power to birth, nurture and protect spiritual children. That’s why Mother’s Day at Restart is a celebration of all Women. We uplift the Name of God for what He has done in His revealing His tender and powerful Nature through the gift of Womanhood…

Sufferings in Our Security Bring Joy

How can you explain why difficulties come? One moment you are in your own lane, moving at the posted rate of speed. And in the next, the waves splash high over your head. We have a true Friend in Peter. As we learned in our Introduction to First Peter this is a man uniquely qualified to speak about trials and sufferings. We begin at verse 3 (Restart will return to the…

The Four Cups of the Seder

Why should we study the Seder at all? I mean the Seder is an Old Testament practice, right? Well, it is indeed a prescription from our Friend Moses, the Servant of God. However permit me to suggest three things to remind us how rich and relevant the Seder is for Believers. You and I are rooted and part of Israel Some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild…

Fear Smacking

What, Me Worry? – Why teach this?  You might say “I don’t really think I have a problem here – I mean I’m not really afraid of anything.” Well okay, I can hear that. But the climb to Bible Ground informs us that fear can be a component of many of our difficulties. As we move through this lesson together let’s remember to consider…

The 7 Deadly Sins – Lust

I know what Lust is – or Do I? We perhaps see Lust more as a noun: as in libedo; and lechery.   And though this indeed can become a stumbling block – the instruction here  emphasizes lust as a verb: as in desiring and craving.  And as such,  Lust is at the heart of all the 6 previous sins. We Must Begin with Human Composition The human critter is made up of…

Share Your Hope

Why A Sermon on Sharing Hope? At Restart we follow the imperative of sharing our Faith from an application of the story of David and Goliath.  The passage is found in 1 Samuel 17, but let’s lean in on verse 40: David took his stick in his hand and chose for himself five smooth stones from the brook, and put them in the shepherd’s bag which he had, even in his pouch,…
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