The Christmas Dilemma
The Dilemma of Belief. Have you ever had those moments when you wondered, “Is this really true?” Maybe life has gotten difficult. Maybe you have come to the Derailment of your hopes and dreams like Joseph, Mary’s husband, when he found out that his betrothed bride was pregnant after all his time and…
Where do we start? 10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. 10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever. What do we tend to fear? The unknown…
Faith is NOT a thought...Faith is NOT a feeling...Faith is NOT an action. Listen and enjoy this study as we wrestle with the concept of the TRUE nature of faith.
Colin Cameron • Sermon • • 79 views • 8:54
Our problems today aren't caused by what we'd call "ruffians". Our problems today are casued by what I'd call "terrorists". How can we reply? By conviction of faith -- that goodness is stronger than evil -- and that there is always the offer of new life.
When I began to preach through 1 Thessalonians I told you the them could be you’ve done great so far, keep doing what you’ve been doing even more. The verses we will study today really bear this out. Remember that Paul had started the church in Thessalonica several months before writing this letter to…
Rev. Bruce Goettsche • Union Church of La Harpe Illinois • Sermon • • 65 views
A week ago I was finishing up several days of speaking in Kentucky. It was a privilege to be able to share the truth with these fine people. However, every time I finished a message I found myself addressing the same question in my head, “Did I communicate the truth effectively?” When we see our kids…
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, The living presence of the Holy Spirit in believers leads to Christlike virtues within them, just as a living tree will bear good fruit. God expects his people to bear spiritual fruit 4 What more could…
Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Kenneth Dalessandro • Sermon • • 53 views • 42:49
Supernatural Gifts And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit. We see in the life of the early disciples there was a reliance and dependance on the ministry of the Holy Spirit The verse above indicates that they were “continually being filled” with the power of the Holy Spirit And…
Jason Henshaw • Sermon • • 42 views
Every one of us will leave a legacy behind when we die. So the question is not "Will I leave a legacy?" But rather, "What kind of legacy will I leave?" In his letter to the new believers in Thessalonica, Paul reveals three characteristics that produce a long lasting spiritual legacy: faith, hope and love. When these are at the very core of who you are, you will display works by faith, labor by love, and endurance by hope in Christ. It is only when the legacy of Christ changes our character that we can begin to live and leave a lasting legacy.
The Gospel & The Church Part 2-I Thessalonians 1:1-10
Introduction John Stott writes, For 1 Thessalonians opens a window on to a newly planted church in the middle of the first century AD. It tells us how it came into being, what the apostle taught it, what were its strengths and weaknesses, its theological and moral problems, and how it was spreading the…