Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 38 views
On its own, the physical sign of circumcision is no guarantee of finding favour in the sight of God. It was intended to be the outward sign of inward consecration and should be accompanied by repentance, faith and obedience. Paul stresses that circumcision confers no special privileges upon individuals; it is faith in God, rather than any outward sign, that ensures that believers stand in a right relationship to God.
Galatians: SOAR! Faith Without Limits "The Gospel, Grace, Freedom"
As we have studied Galatians we have been looking at the GOSPEL … GRACE … and now we are going to look at our FREEDOM !!! Galatians 5:1 ; 13-14 1 It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery. 13 For you were called to freedom,…
Ordinary People: Radical Joy
Jeremy Norton • MountainviewWhitehorse • Sermon • • 30 views
In this world we’re bombarded with temptation to focus on ourselves. Our status, popularity, career, authority, position, wealth, security, time, race, nationality, sexuality, feelings, thoughts, identity. All of these used by Satan to bring our focus off of Jesus and onto ourselves. Religious Leaders were bringing a works-based teaching into the Philippian church. Match this with a Philippian culture striving for status and position, it was a recipe for disaster. Paul addresses the problem.
14 Now about the middle of the feast Jesus went up into the temple and taught. 15 And the Jews marveled, saying, “How does this Man know letters, having never studied?” 16 Jesus answered them and said, “My doctrine is not Mine, but His who sent Me. 17 If anyone wills to do His will, he shall know concerning…
Rossville Christian Church (Derek Slack) • rccinhisgrip (Rossville Christian Church) • Sermon • • 16 views
1. _Citation from Amos_ The whole assembly became silent as they listened to Barnabas and Paul telling about the miraculous signs and wonders God had done among the Gentiles through them. When they finished, James spoke up: “Brothers, listen to me. Simon has described to us how God at first showed his…
HEBREWS-JESUS IS BETTER
The requirement of salvation is faith on the background of the Old Testament story God wove throughout all of scripture. This encourages us post-cross believers today. Freely follow the story John Nicholas wove through the Old Testament as you consider Jesus plus nothing salvation.
Rossville Christian Church (Derek Slack) • rccinhisgrip (Rossville Christian Church) • Sermon • • 15 views
1. _Implementation_ Then the apostles and elders, with the whole church, decided to choose some of their own men and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They chose Judas (called Barsabbas) and Silas, two men who were leaders among the brothers. With them they sent the following letter: The apostles…