Sermons on Spiritual Growth
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?
The one thing we always have to take into account when dealing with people is the culture through which they see the world. Thankfully, there are only two cultures we need to deal with…
The most common response to temptation is to run, and that isn’t always a bad thing! However, sometimes we won’t be able to run, we have to face temptation. When we learn to respond properly, we can overcome it!
The process of changing, especially as it concerns our spiritual growth, is often difficult. It can, at times, seem like it is harder than something we can bear. It can be tempting to quit. However, we should never quit…
As we continue our look at spiritual growth we have been confronted with the need for courage, and now we have to look at how that courage is put into use, by taking a risk.
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.
Our last sermon of 2019, from Joel McGill.
What should our prayer sound like when we come to the realization that our best laid plans have gone completely sideways and we need to seek forgiveness? We get to “listen” to Jonah’s prayer when he finds himself in this position.
Our calling is radical, at least, it is supposed to be. If we’re going to follow the steps of the master, it is radical!
One thing most American Christians are guilty of is being self-indulgent. We want the music, lighting, and sermon our way. We want air conditioning and heat for a comfortable worship experience, and we want cushions on our pews or chairs. Are any of these things necessary for the gospel? Do we need to practice a little self-denial?