Sermons on Spiritual Growth

Sermons on Spiritual Growth

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…

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 Used by God

“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.” -Psalm 100.4-5 “The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” -Romans 6.23 How to be Used by God…

Those Who Seek, Find-Acts 10:1-8

Acts 10:1-8 New International Version (NIV) Cornelius Calls for Peter 10 At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion in what was known as the Italian Regiment. 2 He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly. 3 One day at about three in the afternoon he had a vision. He distinctly saw an…

On Doing Good Works – Acts 9:32-42

Acts 9:32-42 Aeneas and Dorcas 32 As Peter traveled about the country, he went to visit the Lord’s people who lived in Lydda. 33 There he found a man named Aeneas, who was paralyzed and had been bedridden for eight years. 34 “Aeneas,” Peter said to him, “Jesus Christ heals you. Get up and roll up your mat.” Immediately Aeneas got up. 35 All those who lived in Lydda and…

Idolatry in the Church – Acts 7:48-53

BibleGateway Acts 7:48-53 Acts 7:48-53 New International Version (NIV) 48 “However, the Most High does not live in houses made by human hands. As the prophet says: 49 “‘Heaven is my throne,     and the earth is my footstool. What kind of house will you build for me? says the Lord.     Or where will my resting place be? 50 Has not my hand made all these things?’[a] 51 “You…

Focused on Christ – Acts 4:32-35

BibleGateway Acts 4:32-35 Acts 4:32-35 New International Version (NIV) The Believers Share Their Possessions 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. 33 With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And God’s grace was so…

How to Pray Matthew 6:5-13

BibleGateway Matthew 6:5-13 Matthew 6:5-13 New International Version (NIV) Prayer 5 “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 6 But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who…