"grace" Tagged Sermons
As our journey to experience the heart of God continues we take a stop at a well. We see something that is eye-opening, God has a heart for outcasts!
A good book will always reveal the general direction of the story in the early part of the account. John’s gospel is no different, as we get a glimpse of where we are going in this message.
Hope does not mean wish when it is applied to our spiritual life; at least, it isn’t supposed to.
We get a lesson in how to respond to grace, although it is a negative example as Cain receives his punishment for murdering his brother.
Betrayal is a fact of life, if you have anyone you are close to you are in jeopardy of being betrayed. How should we respond?
When we choose to disobey God, we are faced with the response to that decision. The response of God, the response of other people, and our own response. Sadly, we often fail to realize the unintended consequences of our sin and our own response.
Self-sufficiency and self-reliance are things that we like to see in our friends and family. As parents, we raise our children to be self-sufficient and self-reliant. The problem with this approach is that it leads us to ignore God. We say that we believe in God’s grace for our salvation but then we live each day as if we no longer need His grace. What we need, in order to be the church that God wants us to be, is…
Giving is always a touchy subject. The Apostle Paul made a very clear point about giving–the more you seed you sow, the greater the harvest! There are blessings when we give cheerfully, willingly and freely.
Giving gets a bad rap–especially when churches start talking about giving. However, if we read the Bible, we find out that giving is meant to be an act of grace, and it is meant to be a normal part of the Christian experience.
We have been the recipients of a wonderful gift–God’s grace! In 2 Corinthians 6, Paul warns his readers not to waste this gift. Rather, they are to embrace whatever path their life takes, and act freely to share this gift with others. So, do you have the freedom to act in accordance with God’s grace?