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 • • 5,252 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 • • 2,967 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.
What is love? “Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.” ― C.S. Lewis “Love, a term almost indefinable, is unconditional regard for a person that prompts and shapes behaviors in order to help that person to become what God…
Church as the family of God
Michelle Hobbs • Sermon • • 1,511 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 • • 1,430 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…
Charles Fombelle • Sermon • • 1,370 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…
Starting with Me
James Watson • Sermon • • 1,364 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…
Andrew J. Knisely • Sermon • • 1,126 views
Communion Meditation: A Four-fold Look September 3, 2007 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 Introduction: You can tell a lot about a church by . . . Its shape big or small, multi site, youth building, stone, carpeting Its music contemporary or traditional, hymns or choruses Its dress code at some churches, folks…
#thecomtemporary, Youth lead service
As we start to welcome everyone back in to the church and start adjusting on what it is that we are suppose to do. It is time to start talking about what it is we are suppose to do in moving forward and what that should look like not for us as a Church, but us a followers of Christ. As we Start lets…
Mike Laurence • Sermon • • 972 views
This version of the transcript has been reduced in length for your convenience. Saddleback-specific content and extraneous remarks have been removed. The finished length of this message should be approximately 30 minutes. For the complete unedited transcript refer to “Sermon Transcript – Week 1”. 40…
Ordinances of the Church
Kevin Harris • FBC Los Fresnos • Sermon • • 948 views • 45:10
This is an overview of the purpose of the Lord's Supper and the expectations of those partaking.
Dr. Hugo E. Garcia • Sermon • • 917 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…
Jonathan Sine • Sermon • • 905 views
“Spiritual Infidelity” Malachi 2.10-3.5 A couple of people have remarked about how interesting it is that a prophet who wrote thousands of years ago can write a book that continues to be so relevant to us today. And this is one of the amazing truths of God’s Word. It contains a timeless and supernatural…
Pastor Bart Leger • Sermon • • 890 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.
Romans - I Am Not Ashamed
Chris Irving • Sermon • • 685 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…
Jeremy Robinson • Sermon • • 663 views
God uses weak and unqualified people for His Kingdom purposes. The Powerful, Presence of a Personal God empowers us as believers for the purposes God has for us. Your gifts are not for you comfort, they are for Christ. Your gifts are not for your name, they are for the name of Jesus spreading. The Church needs 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?…
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.
John • Sermon • • 618 views
He Welcomes Sinners - Tim Keller Pharisess muttering triggers the next three parables (Luke 15:1-2 ) These three parables show and teach us how God's grace changes us as individuals and also forms all of us into a unique kind of community Parable is an extended metaphor Luke 15:3-7 - Parable of the Lost…