Sermons by Pastor Mike Hooper

Sermons by Pastor Mike Hooper

Joy of the Promise

The Joy of the Promise Christmas season is a great time to be reminded of the promises of God because there are so many promises in the Bible concerning the coming of the Messiah. It is also a great time to be reminded that with that promise comes great Joy!  Joy is something that is so needed today.  The Joy of the Lord is our strength! So over these weeks in December we are going to look at the promises…

His Intercession

His Intercession Romans 8:26-28 Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. Now He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He makes intercession for the saints according to the will of God. 1.  Helps in our weaknesses Desperation: Is there a way out for me  …

His Comfort

His Comfort  The Holy Spirit is our Comforter A comforter is a friend who will love you in good times and in bad A comforter helps you through hard times A comforter takes you by the hand and leads you through our darkest hours to remind us the word helper and comforter can be interchanged John 14:16 And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever— John 14:26 But…

His Outpouring

Holy Spirit His Outpouring Acts 2:1-4 When the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. Then there appeared to them divided tongues, as of fire, and one sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues,…

His Purpose

His Purpose It is so important that we understand the vital role of the Holy Spirit in our lives. The purpose of the Holy Spirit is as difficult to explain as the vastness of God  The Holy Spirit is greater than I can explain in human terms To help us get a basic understanding of the Holy Spirit’s Purpose we are going to look at ten points of description  These ten points clearly reveal the purpose of the Holy Spirit…

His River

His River Over this past year we spent half of it looking at Jesus through the Journey with Jesus and at our Father and how good He is in Cotl.life now the third person of the God head The one who is here with us in this world  During this series we are going to look at  His presence His purpose His outpouring His Comfort His Gifts His Fruit Today  His River Psalm 46:1-11 God is our refuge and strength,…

Giving is Receiving!

Giving is Receiving  Colossians 1:26-27 from the Passion Translation There is a divine mystery—a secret surprise that has been concealed from the world for generations, but now it’s being revealed, unfolded and manifested for every holy believer to experience. Living within you is the Christ who floods you with the expectation of glory! This mystery of Christ, embedded within us, becomes a heavenly treasure chest of hope filled with the riches of glory for his people, and God wants everyone…

Be Love in The Darkness

Be Love in the Darkness Colossians 1:26-27 from the Passion Translation There is a divine mystery—a secret surprise that has been concealed from the world for generations, but now it’s being revealed, unfolded and manifested for every holy believer to experience. Living within you is the Christ who floods you with the expectation of glory! This mystery of Christ, embedded within us, becomes a heavenly treasure chest of hope filled with the riches of glory for his people, and God…

See Like A Child

See Like a Child Matthew 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said, “I thank You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and prudent and have revealed them to babes. Matthew 18:3 and said, “Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven. Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your…

Seeing is Believing

Cotl.life Seeing is Believing Colossians 1:24-29, “I can even celebrate the sorrows I have experienced on your behalf; for as I join with you in your difficulties, it helps you to discover what lacks in your understanding of the sufferings Jesus Christ experienced for his body, the church. This is the very reason I’ve been made a minister by the authority of God and a servant to his body, so that in his detailed plan I would fully equip you…

Two Kingdoms

Cotl.life: Two Kingdoms (The Way) of the way the truth and the life Your Journey now is to see and align yourself with who you truly are, because you are the light of the world, the son or the daughter of your Father, a new creature flowing with more beauty and power than you dare to imagine possible. You live in two kingdoms: The Kingdom of God and The kingdom of this world. One is eternal. One is passing away John 17:3, “And this is…