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In his book, The Pursuit of Excellence, Ted Engstrom opens with a folk tale gleaned from the North American High Plains Indians. The story tells of a warrior who found an eagle’s egg that had tumbled out of its nest. Curious about what would happen, he took the egg and placed it in the next of a Prairie…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 712 views
The process by which believers are conformed to the likeness of Jesus Christ, especially in relation to obedience to and trust in God. Through the Holy Spirit, God refashions believers in the image of his Son, who is set before them as a model of the form of the redeemed life.
The Marks of a Faithful Disciple
Introduction How many of you have ever gone through the ordeal of teaching your teenage child how to drive? It’s nerve wracking isn’t it? Well, let’s be clear about it… it’s not only nerve wracking for the parent, it’s nerve wracking for the teen as well. [am I right?] I can recall being scared to death…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 300 views
The content of discipleship is most clearly seen in the Christian’s relationship to Jesus Christ. But this also affects a person’s relationship to God the Father, the cross, the church and the world.
Las marcas de un discípulo fiel
Introducción ¿Cuántos de ustedes han pasado por la terrible experiencia de enseñarle a conducir a su hijo adolescente? Es estresante, ¿no es así? Bueno, seamos claros al respecto ... no es solo una angustia para los padres, sino también una angustia para los adolescentes. Recuerdo que me sentí muerto…
Intro It has been a great challenge looking at what Jesus has to say about being a true disciple over the past few weeks. I hope you are encouraged to be walking with Him, following Him every day. Learning from Him, Loving Him, Loving on another, Loving the World, and Living in Obedience. Today, we are…
Be Somebody's Miracle
Mitch Marlowe • Sermon • • 68 views
Introduction I was driving the other day to make a visit and heard a song on the radio that I had never heard. It was a simple song that was called Be Somebody’s Miracle. It was performed by the gospel group Brian Free and Assurance. I had to look up the words and as I did, I was moved with their simplicity.…
Graham Grove, Stephen Dunn, Malcolm Lithgow • Renew Church Gold Coast - Robina • Sermon • • 48 views • 38:50
How do Christians engage the culture around them? Are we called to stand against it? To fit completely into it? Or to transform it? These three models of interaction have been advocated by various groups over the centuries, but which one is best, or is there some other approach which governs how we interact with the world? Join Graham, Stephen, and Malcolm, along with the people of Renew, to explore this important, but complex topic.
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 38 views
Jesus Christ sets his disciples an example, especially in servanthood, self-denial and endurance of suffering, so that they may become like him.
Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 14 views
Have you ever been treated unfairly? Paul addresses the persecution of slaves submitting to masters (v. 18) and Christians generally suffering because of their good deeds (v. 19). We are challenged to walk in the footsteps of Jesus in these circumstances. When faced with wickedness he returned sacrificial, unconditional, love. If we are truly to live the Christian life - then we must learn to treat others as Jesus treated his enemies.