Sermons on Church
In his letter to the Ephesians, Paul provides the foundations of what godly leaders do in helping the church toward maturity.
In Acts 6 the church faced a problem due to its growth that could have fractured it. How the Apostles handled it became an example for commissioning leaders.
You’ve not only thought it, you’ve probably said it. “The world is against me.” But reality can often be far from it. Joseph (and Jacob) have every reason to think that. But they learn that God is actually working through those very struggles for thier good. He is doing the same thing in your life.
It is worthwhile to invest your life in building up the church because Jesus invested all of his.
How do we find the energy and focus we need to share Jesus with people who don’t know him? Paul says look to the games and find an olympic passion.
What does love require to honor god?
Discover how God shows us the way, gives us strength, and teaches us right from wrong by His gift of the Holy Spirit.
We live in a hyper-sexualized culture. How is a Christian suppose to respond? How do we live in a way that honors God with our bodies? Parental discretion advised.
Conflict is inevitable, combat is optional. Keep from destroying the community of believers by following the Pathway to Reconciliation.
As God gives the Spirit to believers, there is an expectation of growth. One place Paul looks for evidence of that growth is our relationships with each other.
God takes “nobodies” and turns them into “somebodies.”
In his opening statement to the church in Corinth, Paul encourages them towards unity. If you focus more on points of disagreement than agreement in your encounters with other believers,, you are weakening the testimony of the cross.