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A. And by this we know that we have come to know Him (v.3) 1. If we keep His commandments (v.3) 2. If we keep His word (v.5) B. The Result: 1. The love of God is perfected in us (v.5) 2. Assurance: We know that we have come to know Him (v.3) C. This is related to obedience The Test: Do we keep His commandments?—1…
The Vine, The Vinedresser and the Branches
John is the only Gospel writer to record Jesus’ extended conversation with his disciples at the Last Supper knowing that his time had come to suffer and die Jesus told his disciples that they would no longer be able to follow him and that one of them would betray him they were confused and shaken where…
Ephesians 2:1-10 is Paul's beautiful, honest, powerful explanation of The Gospel. The Gospel is nothing less than the grace of God bringing us from death to life. The big picture theme of Ephesians is the purpose of God being revealed as uniting all things in Christ, things in Heaven and on Earth to the praise of His glory. This Gospel, gloriously presented in this section, shows how God powerfully and lovingly brings us into this purpose, being united to Christ and united to each other.
Have you ever wondered why so many people lose any joy they might have had in their lives?… even Christians? They start off great but fade … it’s like they sprang a leak and of o their joy leaked out. Tonight, we will look at what Paul says about How we can maintain our joy. Finally, my brothers, rejoice…
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 278 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…
Joe Kimmell • Sermon • • 168 views
Summary 3 Make every effort to keep yourselves united in the Spirit, binding yourselves together with peace. 3 Why Ephesians is such a strategic letter: Balance, Breadth, and Location 1 Therefore I, a prisoner for serving the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of your calling, for you have been called…
NO OTHER GOSPEL
Phil Devaney • Sermon • • 135 views
Please turn in your Bible to . I have been saying for a while that one of these days I’m going to preach a message about the believer’s union with Christ — though I have a used the phrase “In Him.” Well today is the day in which I do so. If you were here last week you may remember that the message was…
Encouraging Women 25 She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future. Confession of Faith I am not moved by what I see or by what I feel. I am moved by what I believe. I believe the WORD of God! The victory is mine! I have it now! I can see it through the eyes of my…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 108 views
The NT stresses the need for believers to remain in Christ. The reality of this close personal relationship with Jesus Christ is expressed in obedience to his word and is essential to effective discipleship.
A Heart for Reconciliation
God takes the shattered pieces of our lives and reconciles them into a beautiful, thriving child of God which allows the light of Christ to shine through us in an even more brilliant way.
Do you know that Jesus prayed for you? I am not asking conceptually that Jesus is praying for us in heaven now, but he literally prayed for you before he went to the cross. John 17 records Jesus’ prayer after the Last Supper. It’s known as his Farewell Prayer or High Priestly Prayer. You are included in that prayer.
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 69 views
Proverbs 28:13 "He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion." (NASB) Last week we marveled in God's promise in 1 John 1:9 that he will forgive us and cleanse us if we'll confess our sins. I hope that you've been practicing the discipline…
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1) Introduction: Russian Roulette a) Russian roulette is a game that is played by taking a revolver that holds six bullets and placing one in the cylinder, spinning it, placing the barrel to your head and pulling the trigger. You have a 1 in 6 chance of killing yourself. b) Now imagine playing that game…
Together: A Study through Philippians
Michael Turner • Sermon • • 63 views
Paul’s Letter to the Philippians We are going to journey together the rest of the year studying through the Apostle Paul’s letter to the saints in Philippi. I want to challenge you all to read through this book many times from now until the years end. Read all 4 chapters at once, then read one chapter…
2018 Sunday Morning Sermons
David • Sermon • • 52 views
Ordinary Expectations - Luke 3:7-14 An axe has been laid (What now?) Who were those crowds? A Brood of vipers with Abraham as their father. The axe severed that link. The axe was wielded by God, not John The axe said to the people (and should to us) You are cut off! You have no hope with God. You are…
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 50 views
Job 9:33 "If only there were a mediator who could bring us together, but there is none."(NLT) Job 16:21 (NLT) "Oh, that someone would mediate between God and me, as a person mediates between friends." In Thompson, Manitoba, Judy Inder is scrambling to find daycare for her grandson, whose daycare center…
The Call, The Vision, The Mission
Be Faithful Stewards 10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. The Bible calls us to use our God given gifts to serve others! 5486. χάρισμα charisma, khar´-is-mah; from 5483; a (divine) gratuity, i.e. deliverance…
Paul provides another application to the death and resurrection of Christ and our call to a new life. This passage teaches us that the Law dominated us legally (3:20-21) and practically through sin. However, this bondage to the Law was finished with the death and burial of Jesus Christ. We now celebrate freedom and a new life from the Law through our Lord and Savior.