Sermons by Jim Larson

Sermons by Jim Larson

Wake Up!

(Click on “Save” above to download this week’s sermon and notes.) Sunday we’ll be given an impossible task: to imitate God. How can we think that it could even be imaginable. Yet we’ll see that it is more than a theoretical challenge; it can actually be done! Read Ephesians 5:3-14, to inspire your thinking and prepare your heart for a great…

You Can’t Sing With Smog in Your Throat

(Click on “Save” above to download this week’s sermon.) LEAVING THE SMOG (and living in God’s clean air) Sunday we’re kicking off a new year with a fresh outlook. If a person lives in a smog-filled city, they come to think that’s the way life is supposed to be – but it’s not! Just as pollutants become a part of us and affect…

The Visitors

A hero is someone who is admired or idealized for outstanding achievements, courage, or noble qualities. If we look at the story of the birth of Jesus, we find those titles apply to some that we might tend to overlook if we don’t know the whole story. Read Luke 2 and Matthew 2, and you’ll find some incredible people who overcame a lot to be there to celebrate…

Seeking That Which Lasts

(Click on “Save” above to download this week’s sermon and notes.) Sunday is a “bridge Sunday” as we transition out of crucial life-altering commitment in Joshua and into a Christmas celebration. We’ll set the tone with a meaningful communion service and a study on Seeking that which Lasts centering on John 6:25-40. As we look ahead to…

Thriving in the Future

(Click on “Save” above to download this week’s sermon and notes.) As we follow God, we thrive under the One who is our ever-present help in the time of need. In Joshua 23, people are challenged to be strong in the Lord and to be careful to follow faithfully. That is the key to thriving not only now, but for a lifetime! Don’t miss this thrilling challenge. And now I…

Sola Scriptura – The Final Word

(Click on “Save” above to download this week’s sermon notes.) 500 years ago this month a German monk allegedly nailed a document to the door of a church in Wittenburg Germany. The Reformation that this event encapsulates did not just change a generation or a country, it led to a rediscovery of biblical Christianity that stands to this day. This week and…