Sermons by Jacob Rutledge (Page 15)

Sermons by Jacob Rutledge (Page 15)

No One Else: Stories of Desperation & Salvation

Introduction  His name was George. He grew up in a small town, but always had big dreams.  Life had different plans, and through a series of events he found himself taking over his Father’s business in the town he so desperately wanted to get away from.  Yet, he had a good life there, making a home with his family and children.  Until one day, thanks to an irresponsible employee, he lost a large sum of money which belonged to his…

The Life of Faith: A Study of the Book of Joel

Introduction  October 29, 1929—also known as Black Tuesday.  On this date, share prices on the New York Stock Exchange completely collapsed, becoming a pivotal factor in the emergence of the Great Depression. Would completely altar history, and would be told for generations to come.  We look at these people in a special way—they learned to value what was truly important, a certain character about them.  When we open our Bibles to the little known book of Joel we discover a…

Who God Says You Are: Your Actions

Who God Says You Are: Your Actions  Introduction  Hypocrite: saying you are something but not really living it. The word was used to describe an actor who would wear a mask: you are playing a part. Within religion used towards Christians. Implied: If you’re going to claim to be a Christian, then you need to act like one (we would agree with this). Stronger: You aren’t a Christian unless you act like a Christian (too strong?). The reality is that…