Introduction Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, urge you to live worthy of the calling you have received, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit—just…
Darren Broadhurst • Sermon • • 2,718 views
RECOVERING THE CAPTIVES Background: I have mentioned before and I will say again that I thank the Lord that He chronicles not only the great accomplishments of our heroes of faith but also the times that they slipped and struggled. I take encouragement from these instances because in this I see that…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 2,659 views
The fellowship that believers share as a result of their common union with God through Jesus Christ is expressed in life together. It is evident in worship together, in a love for one another which reflects God’s own love and in a practical commitment to one another which is demonstrated in concern for the weak and readiness to share with the poor and needy.
Church as the family of God
Michelle Hobbs • Sermon • • 1,035 views
Background to Ephesians Paul is the author of Ephesians He had written this letter while in prison He lived in Ephesus for 2-3 years and spent a lot of time evangelising this city and presenting the gospel of Jesus Christ as the one true and only God. Ephesus liked to deify many Gods, in particular had…
Aaron Sturgill • Sermon • • 940 views
Introduction Introduction Introduction When we come to the end of an all church fellowship and people begin to clean up, what is your natural inclination, help clean up or continue the conversation in which you are immersed? For those of you who tend to get up and start breaking down tables and folding…
Ordinances of the Church
Kevin Harris • FBC Los Fresnos • Sermon • • 810 views • 45:10
This is an overview of the purpose of the Lord's Supper and the expectations of those partaking.
Charles Fombelle • Sermon • • 700 views • 1:17:45
True and Proper Worship 1. The mission is a statement of what the church is supposed to be doing, while the vision is a snapshot or picture of it. 2. The mission is used for planning where the church is going; the vision is used for communicating where the church is going. 3. A mission statement must…
Dr. Hugo E. Garcia • Sermon • • 613 views
La unidad del cuerpo es básicamente una unanimidad interna más que una uniformidad externa basada en aspectos institucionales u organizacionales. Pablo habla de este espíritu unificador en Filipenses 2:1–11 y en 1 Corintios 1:12–13. Dicha unidad significa ser miembros los unos de los otros, como se ve…
Dr. Bart J Leger • Sermon • • 581 views • 38:39
It's easy to become discouraged. God has given church leaders to the body of Christ to build up and equip the church. Let's look to the book Ephesians to see how we can grow together in unity.
Living is Christ
Richard Starling • Sermon • • 514 views
Intro Good morning. If you have your Bibles, go ahead and grab those and turn with me to Philippians chapter 2. How are all of you doing this morning? Good? Today we have landed in an incredible passage in our sermon series through ’m really excited to be teaching this morning because of this. If you…
Answering 4 questions Why do we Baptize? Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” Why do we Baptize?…
Good morning! We are week 3 in of our Series entitled - Radical Community… I am really excited in what God is doing in our congregation.. We have four Community groups meeting and I would like to encourage you to participate…not only will you get something out of it your will be a blessing to someone…
Romans - I Am Not Ashamed
Chris Irving • Sermon • • 432 views
Secret #1 - Humility - Not Too High, but Not Too Low For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned. Despite all the warning our culture…
Starting with Me
James Watson • Sermon • • 358 views
Introduction: Over the course of the last few weeks, we have looked at our calling from God, the transformation that happens in our new life; we’ve looked at how we need to keep moving forward. Last week, we looked at our part in missions. Now if you’ve been following along, you might have noticed that…
Romans 12 - Foundations of the Christian Life
Continuing Paul's explanation of how our lives as Christians are transformed, we come to how we relate to those around us, both in and outside the church, who are difficult, who hound us. Like everything else, this part of our life is totally transformed by the grace of God, and we find ourselves unable (at least as far as we live in the Spirit) to repay evil with evil.
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 337 views
In his book, The Prodigal God, Timothy Keller writes, “Christians commonly say they want a relationship with Jesus that they want to ‘get to know Jesus better.’ You will never be able to do that by yourself. You must be deeply involved in the church, in Christian community, with strong relationships…
The Life of Jesus
God’s purpose is to bring together and reconcile to himself the whole of creation. This desire for unity is a reflection of the unity within the Godhead; it is expressed in marriage, and demonstrated in the fellowship of the church. God’s Goal of Unity is one in Christ.
1 Timothy 3:4-5 – In the next couple of verses, we see that the way a prospective elder manages their household, and the state of their family life is an aspect that must be observed when judging whether or not they qualify. (See also Titus 1:6) 1 Timothy 3:4a - “He must be one who manages his own household…