Author Archives: pastorshine

The Best Life

1 Peter 3:8-12 Everyone wants to live the best life. I’ve never met a single person who wants to have a bad life. Every one of us long to be happy, blessed, and want to lead the best life. The problem is, people in our world have very different perceptions of what exactly the best life is. Is the best life a life with a lot of money or is the best life filled with lots of vacations and travel around the globe? Is popularity Continue reading →

Christmas Sermon I AM

John 8:51-53 51Very truly I tell you, whoever obeys my word will never see death.” 52At this they exclaimed, “Now we know that you are demon-possessed! Abraham died and so did the prophets, yet you say that whoever obeys your word will never taste death. 53Are you greater than our father Abraham? He died, and so did the prophets. Who do you think you are?” John 8:54-59 54Jesus replied, “If I glorify myself, my glory means nothing. My Father, whom you claim as your God, is the Continue reading →

Parenting

Parenting made simple and easy. Introduction: Our spouse and children are one of life’s blessings given to us by God. God has a plan and purpose for every individual, every family, and every child that is born. Today I want to speak on effective parenting. GOD’S PLAN FOR THE FAMILY See what God spoke to Abraham regarding his children. Genesis 18:18-19 18 Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all nations on earth will be blessed through him. 19 For I have Continue reading →

Thanksgiving 2017

A thanksgiving day sermon. Three attitudes of people when it comes to thanksgiving. 1 Corinthians 4:7 For who makes you different from anyone else? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not? Illustration: An elderly lady was well-known for her faith, & for her boldness in talking about it. Each morning she would go out on her front porch & greet the new day by shouting, “PRAISE THE LORD! Continue reading →

The Good life

This blog address the issue of good life. What is the good life? How to have a good life based on God’s word? Read and see how the good life is in our attitude and not in our possessions. 1 Peter 3:8 Good life is the pursuit of our generation. Everybody wants a good life. The whole value system are geared toward the good life. We talk to each other, “Have a good day.” What is a good day? Should Christians love a good life? Continue reading →

Benefits of Desiring God’s Word

Summary: The word of god is a powerful tool given by God with amazing benefits. Read this blog to understand the physical, spiritual, and eternal benefits of the word of God. Why do you think is the reason the world has become immoral and so dangerous? People are in difficulties, financial problems, and suffering all around without any hope. The reason the world is in this condition is because people have rejected God, his commandments, and his principles. The society has gotten here because people don’t Continue reading →

LOVE ONE ANOTHER

Summary: A very practical message on practical ways to love one another and the real motivation or benefit of loving one another.  Joke: A husband and wife could never love one another because they used to often fight over money. This man never went to work but wanted to make fast money, so he would buy lottery tickets. The wife was money minded too. She wanted her husband to get good income. Finally, fed up with the husband’s ways the wife gave him a divorce. Continue reading →

Overcome Your Obstacles. Joshua 3

Points Covered: This blog deals on how to overcome your obstacles based on Joshua 3. Simple steps to overcome your obstacles based on how the Israelites crossed flooding Jordan river. God does not place us on this planet without purpose. He has a divine design for each of us. But as we seek to follow His direction, difficulties confront us. Everyone one of us sometimes arrive at crossroads in our lives. Many times we get discouraged and lose heart. With God, we face life obstacles as Continue reading →

Faith that Saves. Joshua 2

Introduction: Faith that saves is a sermon based on Joshua 2 that speaks about the faith of Rahab that saved her from the destruction of Jericho.  The quality of saving faith. Joshua 2:1 Then Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two spies from Shittim. “Go, look over the land,” he said, “especially Jericho.” So they went and entered the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there. Moses had died. The children of Israel had spent 40 years in the wilderness after their exodus Continue reading →

Never Alone. Joshua 1

Never Alone Summary: An encouraging sermon from Joshua 1 where God reassures Joshua that he  is never alone in life. Introduction to the book of Joshua. Introduction: In life many times we feel very lonely. Most people’s thoughts are confronted by fear  with the challenges that lie ahead, or lost chances in life. The result of which is loneliness and loss of self-worth. Albert Einstein said, “It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.” God has gone great lengths Continue reading →