Sermons by Tim Westerberg

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“When the Heat is On, Part 2”

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This sermon builds on the first and answers the questions: What Happens When I Trust God in the Furnace? What does God promise to do when I exercise faith and put my trust in Him and Him alone? Scripture – Daniel 3

“When The Heat Is On”

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This sermon looks at some of the similarities between the challenges Daniel faced and we face today. It also answers the questions: What should I do when the heat is on in my life? And how does God deliver and save us when we are in the fiery furnace? Scripture – Daniel 3

“The Story of Easter: Trials”

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This sermon looks at the narrative surrounding Judas, the religious leaders and Peter the night before Jesus’ death. There are 4 clear moments [a betrayal – an arrest – a denial – a return] that reveal the truth about Jesus and the truth about the crowd gathered. Each member of the crowd faced temptation in […]

“The Story of Easter: Tear”

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This sermon looks at three supernatural events that took place as Jesus was on the cross. The final event…the tearing of the temple curtain into the Most Holy place…makes the born-again Christian experience we know as Christ-followers today possible. This extraordinary event demands an extraordinary response. Two suggestions are offered. Scripture – Mark 15:33-41

“The Story of Easter: Tree”

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Many people wonder, “How could a loving God send good people to Hell?” The answer is found in understanding and coming to grips with the reality of sin and who we sin against. The Good News of the Easter story is what Jesus accomplished by His death on the TREE. He not only took our […]

“The Story of Easter: Trade”

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Without a doubt the greatest trade in human history was the trade Jesus made when traded His innocence, His sinless life for our guilty sin-filled life. Intentionally, providing a way for our sin to be removed by His sacrifice and death. Scripture – Mark 15:1-15

“When Your Beliefs Are Belittled”

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One of the realities of life is that our education doesn’t end with our schooling. To be successful and productive in life we’ve got to keep learning and applying what we’ve learned. With God’s help we need to turn knowledge into wisdom. Daniel’s story gives us some insight into how to excel in our education […]

“When You’re Pressured to Conform”

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This sermon looks at the second test Daniel faced in Babylonia. In this sermon Daniel models for us what to do when you’re pressured to conform to something you know isn’t right. Daniel’s story reveals several character qualities God looks for in us and how to make a case to authority. Scripture – Daniel 1:8-19