Galatians 5:22-23 In one of his meetings, D.L. Moody was explaining to his audience the truth that we cannot bring about spiritual changes in our lives by our own strength. He demonstrated the principal like this: “Tell me,” he said to his audience, “how can I get the air out of the tumbler I have in…
One Sunday morning, the pastor noticed little Alex staring up at the large plaque that hung in the foyer of the church. The plaque was covered with names, and small American flags were mounted on either side of it. The seven year-old had been staring at the plaque for some time, so the pastor walked…
Transformation is a key aspect of the Christian's life. Many have believed in and experienced the rewards of hard work in the world and yet often in our own emotions and our relationship with God we hit a wall. Trying harder doesn't bring change alone. In fact, it can block transformation. What is the way forward? Do we give up? Do we simply give in to nothingness? What options are there beyond "try harder"? Join us Sunday at 10 AM for Triggered No. 2: When "Try Harder" Isn't Working. 2 Cor 3:17-18, Romans 12:2)
Listen this week as Pastor Leo discusses joy, an often elusive fruit of the spirit. How can we identify parts of our life that kill joy, and what can we do to be more joyful?
Turn to 1 Peter 1 There seems to be a perception about God and the Church in our society - that God and the Church exist primarily to fix problems. “If God’s is so powerful, and He can fix all my problems, then He should fix all my problems and the problems of the world” - or so goes the idea. Of course…
Review... For the last several weeks we have been lookng at, “...how the gospel creates the church and the church spreads the gospel, and how the gospel shapes the church, as the church seeks to live a life that is worthy of the gospel” (John Stott). I. The Church of God - (1:1b-4) The Church is a Community…
It's a Wonderful Life If.....
John Hodges • SFBC • Sermon • • 3 views • 36:40
It's a Wonderful Life IF.... ....Self Control Galatians 5:22-23 Bro. John Hodges Salem First Baptist Church Salem, Arkansas January 13, 2019