Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 117 views
Sanctification results from the renewing work of the Holy Spirit and leads to the renewal of believers and their being equipped for ministry in the world.
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 106 views
God in his holiness desires a holy people amongst whom he can dwell, and who can effectively worship, witness to and serve him as they prepare for a future with God and to be like God.
Franklin Rivera • Sermon • • 83 views
La santidad nos habla de propósito . Según la revelación bíblica, la santidad es: (1) Una cualidad fundamental de Dios y de Su Espíritu; (2) una virtud indispensable de todo verdadero creyente; y (3) un atributo de ciertos lugares, objetos, días, fechas, acciones, etc Ventura, S. V. (1985). En Nuevo…
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 81 views
Malachi 3:13-18 NIV "'You have said harsh things against me,' says the Lord. Yet you ask, 'What have we said against you?'  You have said, 'It is futile to serve God. What did we gain by carrying out his requirements and going about like mourners before the Lord Almighty?  But now we call the…
The Savior's Sermon
Peter Metzger • First Evangelical Lutheran Church • Sermon • • 62 views
"An apple a day keeps the doctor away," but not when you have cancer. There are some folk remedies that do nothing to help you. There are others that do more harm than good. The Pharisees' folk remedy for sin was to obey the law, but their pretend perfection was a danger to their souls. Jesus tells us what we should really think about the law in his Sermon on the Mount.
Introduction The struggle to live called by God. When I first read the bible I struggled with the thought of trying to be like Jesus, to live my life by his commands. “If you love me, keep my commands. Jesus is asking me to keep His commands, this is the proof that I love Him. Think about this, have…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 47 views
The process of renewal and consecration by which believers are made holy through the work of the Holy Spirit. Sanctification is the consequence of justification and is dependent upon a person being in a right relationship with God.
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 33 views
Believers are holy, in that they are called to be set apart from the world as God’s own people. Likewise certain days and articles are holy because they are set apart for God alone.
Bubba Hines • Sermon • • 31 views
How Holy is Too Holy Tracey and I seem to regularly find ourselves counseling young folks who are trying to figure out romantic relationships. There is a series of questions that are invariably asked. Is it ok for us to be alone together? Can we hold hands? Can we hug? Is kissing ok? How about kissing…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 26 views
A setting apart. Separation is at the heart of the biblical idea of holiness. God is separate from his creation and has set apart his people from the world. Sin causes alienation between God and humanity, making necessary the reconciling work of Jesus Christ. The end of the age will bring the final separation between the righteous and the wicked.
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 26 views
God’s people are called to holiness, which involves being distinct from other people. In the OT, this is seen in the command to separate from other nations and from everything that can compromise commitment to the Lord. In the NT believers are called to distance themselves from the ways and values of the world, which can be dishonouring to God and destructive to obedience to him.
Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 25 views
The passage calls for us to obedience and spiritual purity because God is Holy (pure). In our former lives we were controlled in ignorance by the passions of the flesh (sinful desire). However, because of the grace of Christ we should obey God. This should be accomplished by prepairing ourselves to obey, focusing on the Hope of our future grace (glorification), and by conforming ourselves to God's purity.
Bubba Hines • Sermon • • 23 views
Our Purpose To Glorify God by Enjoying Him Forever. for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body. So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. Enjoy God Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for…
The work of salvation effecting our lives doesn't end after receiving Jesus into our hearts. It continues to save, not our hearts, but our minds from its old way of thinking. Let's invite the Word to explain how the Spirit transforms our minds through sanctification.
The Gospel for REAL Life: A Study of 1 Peter
People want to be free. We pursue all kinds of things because we think that they are expressions of our freedom, or what we are entitled to do as free people. But, are we free? What is REAL freedom? How can we be free?