First UMC of Laurel
Faith Is More Than Emotions
Emotions are real. Everyone has them. Some express them differently than others. We are often driven by our emotions. Emotions can even control us. But Faith is more than emotions.
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  • First UMC of Laurel
    424 Main St, Laurel, MD 20707, USA
    Sunday 8:30 AM, Sunday 5:00 PM, Sunday 11:00 PM
Were you caught up in the NFL excitement last weekend?
Even the President let his emotions rule his response - IMHO
We often let our emotions rule us
The Biblical narrative is true and real
We need to make sure we have the facts right - and then stick to them
Read the rest of Hebrews 11 for more examples of people of faith
Many have a hard time believing in things thought impossible
The disciples didn’t always get it!
Jesus knew that the rich have a hard time giving up control of things
In order to follow Jesus we must let Jesus be Lord of everything
We cannot save ourselves - we cannot be perfect
We’re called to believe in Jesus - to follow His commands - to deny ourselves
Our efforts should be aimed at heaven - in following Jesus