Sermons by Micheal Maynard (Page 12)

When God is Silent

(I must apologize, the audio podcast was lost for this message. – Micheal) Sometimes, as Christians, we pray for God’s help and it feels like our prayers bounce off the ceiling. God seems preoccupied elsewhere. Psalm 13 helps us understand how to respond when God doesn’t seem present or active. Even mature Christians go through…

All About Walking by the Spirit

Writing to the young Galatian church, the Apostle Paul taught several foundational truths to the early Christians there. He started with the facts of the gospel: that we are all broken and in need of a savior, and Jesus went to the cross to make a way for us to become right with God. Having…

God’s Plan for Dealing with Habits

We’ve all experienced how hard it is to break a bad habit. People try all sorts of creative techniques to get free from unwanted behavior or thought patterns, often with little success. God understands how powerful the grip of a bad habits can be, and because he doesn’t want us to remain stuck, he has…

What Makes Habits Bad

We hate those annoying habits other people have, but we all have habits. They are part of life. Some habits are good, some are bad, and some are downright destructive. So what makes bad habits bad? And why are bad habits so easy and good habits so hard? Bad habits are empowered by a sinful…

God’s Poetic Justice

Humans want justice. It bothers us when people get away with evil. This is why Habakkuk was so upset when it appeared that the wicked Babylonians were going to go unpunished after committing atrocities against God’s people. But in Habakkuk 2:6-20, God reminds Habakkuk that he hates all sin and will bring justice to the…

Why Do People Get Away With Evil?

The book of Habakkuk is one of the more interesting books in the Bible because it features a series of complaints that are brought to God from the prophet, Habakkuk. The amazing thing is that God answers these complaints. Through his answers, we see that God wants us to understand the times we live in and…