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This is the sermon clip entitled Honest to God that should have appeared last week. Sorry. Sometimes life gets a bit busy.
In this short sermon clip, Greg introduces the idea that one of our base needs is to be understood and loved fully for who we are. The full sermon discusses how in order to be in a relationship with another, we have to be honest with the other person. The same is true for our relationship with God. In this sermon, Greg shows how we need to be honest with God in our prayer.
You can view the full sermon here.
Does Prayer Really Change Things?
Many people operate out of a blueprint model where God is viewed as absolutely unchanging, and all that occurs in the world is the unfolding of an eternal divine plan. If this is the case, then the purpose of prayer is to change us, not to change things. While prayer does change us, the Bible…
Put on the Armor of God
The whole of the Christian life is an act of war against the enemy as we follow Jesus in storming the gates of hell (See post.) No passage better illustrates this than Paul’s metaphor of spiritual armor from Ephesians 6. He writes that Christians are to “be strong in the Lord and in the strength…
Sermon Clip: Addiction
How does shame keep us in our sin? How does the enemy tell us lies about our mistakes to keep us entrapped in our cycles of failure and addiction? Here Greg names the enemies strategy of shame and counters it with the truth that we have been set free by the power of the cross.…
Sermon Clip: Creation Week 1
The story of creation has interesting details. But getting lost in those details can make us miss the big picture. In this short sermon clip, Greg Boyd talks about the importance of properly interpreting the Bible to fully understand the intended meaning and how that relates to what the Bibles author is telling us about…
In Darkest Times, God is Present
“However much evil was there, it would have been far worse if God was not there pushing back on it.” There is never a time when God is not present, no matter how bad the situation. In this short sermon clip, Greg Boyd talks about how we need to be watchful of the spirit world…
Sermon: The Salt and Light Revolution
What does it mean to be the salt and light? In Greg’s sermon last weekend, he explores how followers of Jesus can step out of the crowd in ways that bring these good things to the world around us. Visit the Woodland Hills website for this week’s sermon resources.