Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 444 views
God in his holiness desires a holy people amongst whom he can dwell, and who can effectively worship, witness to and serve him as they prepare for a future with God and to be like God.
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 371 views
Sanctification results from the renewing work of the Holy Spirit and leads to the renewal of believers and their being equipped for ministry in the world.
Introduction Heaven and Hell are real places, not just figurative or make believe places. They are real and we will one day be there. The present heaven (Intermediate State) is in the direct presence of God. It is temporary but has many traits that the new heaven and new earth will one day have. The…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 145 views
The process of renewal and consecration by which believers are made holy through the work of the Holy Spirit. Sanctification is the consequence of justification and is dependent upon a person being in a right relationship with God.
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 71 views
Believers are holy, in that they are called to be set apart from the world as God’s own people. Likewise certain days and articles are holy because they are set apart for God alone.
Tonight we are going to look at the Bible. It was never meant to sit on your shelf, but to be read, studied and used a guide book for our lives. To deepen (or to form) your conviction that the Bible, as God’s Word, can be trusted more than your feelings, values, opinions, and culture. Think about this.…
Robert K. Storey • Sermon • • 61 views • 37:16
Living Under Grace 14 Sin is no longer your master, for you no longer live under the requirements of the law. Instead, you live under the freedom of God’s grace. What does it mean to live by Grace? What are the benefits of Grace? What are the misunderstandings? What is the meaning of Grace? Grace is…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 33 views
The people of God, especially in relation to their being set apart from the world to serve him. Believers are called upon to lead holy lives worthy of their calling.
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 32 views
The moral excellence of God that unifies his attributes and is expressed through his actions, setting him apart from all others. Believers are called to be holy as God is holy.
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…
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 13 views
TRANSFORMATION “We [churches] are in the business to do ministry to facilitate transformation …that is the only reason we exist.” —George Barna, 11-6-2000, Barna 2000-2001 Seminars, San Jose, California Illustration by Jim L. Wilson For more information on Barna’s seminars and other resources, go to…
Kenneth Dalessandro • Sermon • • 13 views • 48:57
Faith Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Faith has always been the mark of the Disciple of Jesus Christ Paul says that it is the “substance” of things not seen Litterally - the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, especially something abstract,…
Building Blocks of a Growing Church
Pastor Mitch • Sermon • • 10 views
In pagan literature, godliness (Gk. eusebeia, eulabeia and related terms) meant showing proper caution, fear or reverence towards the gods. Such piety involved the offering of sacrifices and other cultic activities. It also meant honouring the gods by respecting elders, masters, rulers, and all the orders…