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by Bobby Schuller
Well, good morning, everyone. I'm so sorry I wasn't here last week, and I even arrived here this morning a bit scabbed in my soul, if you know what I mean. I had possibly the hardest week of my life last week. Very, very difficult. So, I've arrived today with scratches, bumps, and bruises, for a number of reasons.
Previously on the Hour of Power
- A Woman of Noble Character by Glenn DeMaster
This morning, I'm most humbled and honored for the privilege of speaking to you. Marilyn and I have been blessed to be part of this church family for the last 20 years. And for 12 of those years, I had the privilege of being your executive pastor. And it was during that time that I really got to know Bob and Arvella Schuller very personally. Today, I'm choosing to focus on those years because, in these past few years, I've had very limited contact with them.
- Sermon on the Mount: Ask, Seek and Knock by Bobby Schuller
I just want to say thank you to all of you. The Hour of Power is a mission from this church to the whole world! There are millions of people that listen to the music and the message, millions who are thirsty for Hour of Power, and you are the ones that are bringing it to them. Isn't that cool? I want to talk to everybody. We are still at a place where we are struggling financially, but as time goes on, things start to look a little better and better and in large part thanks to the leadership of John Charles and the organization of our ministry. We can applaud him and the wisdom that he has brought from his business experience, and other leaders. We're in this process of refining, but we still need money.
- Sermon on the Mount: Letting Go of Self-Righteousness by Bobby Schuller
Today, we're going to talk about judging others. In doing that, I want to endeavor towards Christians who stand for the truth, who stand for what is good, who stand for what is beautiful and right. That in that standing, we don't push, presume, pretend, judge, worry, and control, but rather that we become people who live out that life so that it is so compelling and contagious and desirable that judgment is simply not needed. You can actually be an encouraging, nice, loving person who sees the best in sinners because God saw the best in us when we were sinners, and we still are.
- Sermon on the Mount: Birds of the Air, Lilies of the Field by Bobby Schuller
Today I'm going to try to convince you that you don't have to worry about anything. Isn't that good news? That's in contrast to a world that would have us think otherwise.
- Sermon on the Mount: Spiritual Wealth by Bobby Schuller
We're continuing with our conversation about the Sermon on the Mount, and today, I am hoping to do one thing. I want to deconstruct the western myth that money makes us safe and free. The main reason that people want money today is they think that, if they get more money, they will be safer and freer, and that's an illusion.
- Sermon on the Mount: Fasting and the Disciplined Life by Bobby Schuller
Well, good morning. Today we continue the Sermon on the Mount series. Congratulations – you have come to church on the day we're going to talk about fasting! Yeah! Thrills! Some of you have probably never fasted before unless it was like some kind of a health thing. A lot of us have never fasted or understood what fasting is for the spiritual life. And believe it or not, today I'm not going to spend as much time talking about fasting as much as the idea behind fasting.
- Sermon on the Mount: Praying Like Jesus by Bobby Schuller
- Beginning the New Year: A Time to Reboot by Father Christopher Smith
Well good morning. I am so honored to be with you, today, not as the guest only, but as the preacher. It's really a great honor to share this time with you. Bobby proclaimed a passage from Isaiah chapter 11 verses 1 - 9 and the very beginning of that passage says, "On that day, a shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse, and from his roots a bud shall blossom."
- Love: Care for Human Good by Bobby Schuller
I remember living in Oklahoma and it was hell in the winter. It would get to 5 degrees with wind blowing 30 miles an hour. Tulsa is the only city I know of that has more wind than Chicago does. The windy city, right? I remember going out in the cold, trying to scrape ice off the car windows at six in the morning, knuckles hitting the ice, and then falling on my knees in pain. I'd think, "I'm from California! I don't belong here!" It was terrible.