Sermons on Psalms
We all wear labels. Some of them are helpful, accurately defining who and what we are. Others are lies that destroy us.
The culture of the world, for the most part, is built on lies. After all, we all tell lies. The only weapon that is effective at combatting a lie is the truth.
Trouble and anxiety seem like the new normal this year. A high percentage of people have declared that they are stressed out. Stress is a part of life; however, those who follow Christ ought to know how to deal with that stress.
What is man? Are we nothing more than another animal on our planet? Is there anything more to us than that? Today, we answer that question, along with answering a singular problem that we can’t fix.
Christians need a daily renewal of their spirit, unless they have achieved something even the Apostle Paul said he hadn’t achieved…perfection. In this message we look at why we need renewal, and what needs to be renewed.
As Christians, we are called to grow. By definition, growth requires change. Change is never easy, and will always require courage. Thankfully, we have a source for the courage we need.
Getting better at something almost always requires practice–effort–work. When Paul tells the church at Philippi that they must “work out their salvation” this is what Paul is saying. We have to put effort into our spiritual growth.
We have been given a chance to change our path when we ask Jesus into our life. The problem is that we are constantly being tempted to go back to the old path…