Sermons on Obedience

Sermons on Obedience

Pleasing God in the Family – 4.22.18

Pleasing God in the Family – 4.22.18 Colossians 3:18-4:1 (NIV) 18 Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. 19 Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them. 20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. 21 Fathers,[a] do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged. 22 Slaves, obey your…

Our New Life in Christ – 4.15.18

Our New Life in Christ – 4.15.18 Colossians 3:1-17 (NIV) 3 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. 3 For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. 4 When Christ, who is your[a] life, appears, then you also…

The Sufficiency of Christ – 2.25.18

The Sufficiency of Christ – 2.25.18 Colossians 2:8-12 (NIV) 8 See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy,which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces[a] of this world rather than on Christ. 9 For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form, 10 and in Christ you have been brought to…

Hardships & Burdens

Hardships & Burdens 7.9.2017 John 16:31-33(NIV) 31 “Do you now believe?” Jesus replied. 32 “A time is coming and in fact has come when you will be scattered, each to your own home. You will leave me all alone.Yet I am not alone, for my Father is with me. 33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take…

An Obedient Life

An Obedient Life Deuteronomy 6:20-25 (NIV) 20 In the future, when your son asks you, “What is the meaning of the stipulations, decrees and laws the Lord our God has commanded you?” 21 tell him: “We were slaves of Pharaoh in Egypt, but the Lord brought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand. 22 Before our eyes the Lord sent signs and wonders—great and terrible—on Egypt and…

The Significance of the Resurrection

“He is not here; he is risen!” -Luke 24:6 1 Corinthians 15:16-20 (NIV) 16 For if the dead are not raised, then Christ has not been raised either. 17 And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins. 18 Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ are lost. 19 If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are of all…

The Primacy of Good Works

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.” —Matthew 7.21 14 What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? 15 Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. 16 If one of you…

On Baptism

On Baptism Concerning this salvation, the prophets, who spoke of the grace that was to come to you, searched intently and with the greatest care, trying to find out the time and circumstances to which the Spirit of Christ in them was pointing when he predicted the sufferings of the Messiah and the glories that would follow. It was revealed to them that they were not…

The Implication of Jesus’s Deity

“The Lord Almighty is his name.” -Jeremiah 10.16 On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’s mother was there, and Jesus came and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. When the wine was gone, Jesus’s mother aid to him, “They have no more wine.” “Woman, why do you involve me?” Jesus replied. “My hour has not yet come.” His…

A Biblical Reason Why You Should Give

A Biblical Reason Why You Should Give 2 Corinthians 9:6-14 6 Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. 7 Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 8 And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in…

How to be Effective in Ministry

How to be Effective in Ministry 10.9.16 Scripture Reading 1 Corinthians 15:57-58 57 But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. 58 Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. Acts 13:1-22 …