Sermons

God is Near

James Younger

Jesus Christ came to earth to bring hope to humanity. We can be filled with HOPE knowing that we are not alone HOPE IS HERE BECAUSE GOD IS NEAR. When Hope is deferred or held back, the heart is made sick (Proverbs 13:12). Today that … Read More

Honor Others

James Younger

The greatest commands in the Bible are to “Love God and Love People.” This can be demonstrated by Honoring God and Honoring People. Honoring “others” is simple but not easy. In Romans 12:9-10 we are told: “Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold tightly to what … Read More

Honor Authority

James Younger

Honoring those in authority is a Biblical command with blessing attached. When we honor those in authority, we honor God and we invite his power into our lives It may not be a popular principle, but honoring those in authority is a Biblical command. Jesus … Read More

Honoring God

James Younger

Jesus teaches us when it comes to honoring God he isn’t so concerned with the actions we take but rather the heart behind the actions. In Matthew 15 we take a look at an interesting interaction between Jesus and Religious leaders of the day. While … Read More

Honor Who

James Younger

Who should receive honor? 3 groups of people are indentified in scriptures. But above all, God deserve all our honor and praise. In Romans 13:7 we are told to give honor to whom honor is due. So the question is WHO and HOW do we … Read More

Honor Why

James Younger

Why does Honor matter? 1. Jesus models it and tells us to do the same. 2. There are practical benefits when we honor: – A Good Life – A Long Life – A Blessed Life God doesn’t want us carrying around guilt and unresolved feelings … Read More

Honor Matters

James Younger

Honor is a Biblical principle that seems irrelevant and outdate in today’s society. Honor is more that an admired quality found in “heroes”. It is a value, that if practiced daily will result in huge benefits that affect personal relationships and reputation. There is a … Read More

Living A Lifestyle Of Honor

James Younger

The heart is your center of your being—it speaks about who you really are as a person. It is more than a muscle in your chest. It is called “the wellspring of life” and out of “the heart” flows “all the issues of life” (KJV), … Read More

Boundary Lines

James Younger

REFINERY Church Summer Series

God has given us principles set as “boundary lines” that enrich, guide, protect, and give rest to those who acknowledge and adhere to them.  God set up the importance of land and its boundaries in Scripture. In digging deeper, we see His heart for us … Read More

Wise Counsel

James Younger

REFINERY Church Summer Series

Wisdom can seem elusive.  But God clearly tell us that wisdom can be found in a multitude of council. But it requires the right type of council. Every day we make decisions that require wisdom. Some of those decision can be life altering. It’s important … Read More