David Westmoreland • Sermon • • 4,983 views
The Grace of Serving Romans 15:14-19 Intro: God give us grace to be saved, grace to live, and grace to serve. To see this truth, we need to remember that grace is an active attribute of God. It expresses his powering us , giving us both the desire and the dynamic to do things his way(Phil 2:13) 13 For…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 1,322 views
Joy, peace and happiness result from following Jesus Christ, together with the hope of being like him and with him in heaven. This is anticipated in the OT, which stresses the importance of obedience to the Lord.
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 160 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.
William Palmer • Sermon • • 129 views
1.Our text is Matt 28:16-20 – Great Commission a. Why another sermon on this text? b. The church is missing the main point c. Main point is discipleship d. We are called to be disciple-makers e.Observation shows that the # of disciples is not growing f. Also, people who claim to be Christians are not…
The Book of Acts
Rick Crandall • Sermon • • 118 views
Life gets hard, but God gives us great reasons to rejoice! 1. God gives us joyful reunions (vs. 21-26). 2. God gives us good results (vs. 25-26). 3. God lets us hear good reports (vs. 27). 4. God gives us rest (vs. 28).
Abiding in Christ
Dr. Bart J Leger • Sermon • • 86 views • 45:27
If you’re a disciple of Jesus, then your abiding in Christ and His abiding in you defines everything about who you are. In this series we’ll see how the disciple’s mission, mind, emotions, body, will, and relationships are affected by his or her relationship to Jesus. Understanding our identity in Christ is crucial as we seek to follow him faithfully.
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 77 views
James 1:22-25 Mirror, Mirror on the Wall… “Be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets what he was…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 43 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.
R. Michel Lankford • Sermon • • 34 views
Lesson 1 Discipleship from the Inside Out By Brother Michel Lankford Effective discipleship starts from the spirit outward. When we talk about the spirit of a person, we are referring to the person's deepest part. The spirit of a person is that part of us that is eternal. Our spirit will live somewhere…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 33 views
Jesus Christ sets his disciples an example, especially in servanthood, self-denial and endurance of suffering, so that they may become like him.
Rey Cedillo • Sermon • • 30 views
Sermon: Discipleship Fruit Main Pt: God created us to be fruitful disciples, for His glory & by the power of His Holy Spirit DISCIPLES and the Vine (2x: 1,5) Who is Jesus? = seven “I am” in John true vine v.1….the vine v.5 OT negative connotation (Isa.5:1-7; Ps.80:8-17; Ezek.15; 19; Jer.2:21; Rev.14:14-20)…
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 28 views
Matthew 11:7-10 What Did You Go Out to See? As they went away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds concerning John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind? What then did you go out to see? A man dressed in soft clothing? Behold, those who wear soft clothing are in kings’…
Rich DeRuiter • Sermon • • 18 views
Reading Matthew 7:15-23 18 A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit. 19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. 20 Thus, by their fruit you will recognize them. Matthew 7:18-20 (NIV) I. How Predators Prey A. Dressed to Kill 1. How…
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 17 views
“To Timothy, my beloved child: “Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.”  We tend to rush past the introductions and greetings of the letters included in the canon of Scripture. Perhaps we modern believers imagine that we know all there is to know about those who were…
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 16 views
“Pilate said to Jesus, ‘What is truth?’”  Cynicism best describes the governor’s demeanor when the True Light stood before him. Arraigned before Pilate’s judgement seat was Jesus of Nazareth who testified of Himself, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life” [JOHN 14:6]. Someone has appropriately…
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 15 views
“I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching. For the time is coming when people will not…
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“The Way of Salvation” 1 John 2:4 cf. Matthew 7:13-14 Introduction: He who says, “I know Him,” and does not keep His commandments (v.4) 1. Is a Liar 2. The truth is not in him Proverbs 6:16-19 These six things the LORD hates, Yes, seven are an abomination to Him: 1. A proud look 2. A lying tongue 3.…
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 7 views
Matthew 5:1-12 "And when He saw the multitudes, He went up on the mountain; and after He sat down, His disciples came to Him.  And opening His mouth He began to teach them, saying,  ‘Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.  Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall…
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James 1 – Our Proper Response to Suffering I. Jesus said A. Matt 11:28-30 - Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 6 views
Life embraces more than physical existence; it includes humanity’s relationship with God. Human beings come to life spiritually only through faith in the redeeming work of God in Jesus Christ. This spiritual life is a foretaste of the life which believers will finally enjoy to the full in the new heaven and earth. Life in the Spirit means keeping in step with the promptings and guidance of the Holy Spirit, and always being open to his gifts and empowerment.