Sermons on Motivation
When you give a gift to someone, what is the one thing you probably want to happen with that gift? Most people want their gift to be used. We want the recipient to use what we give them. Perhaps the same is true of what God has given us.
One word used to describe the early church may be what we are lacking in our churches today, devotion; the ardent loyalty and support for Jesus and the church that will turn our congregations into a truly attractive place for those in need.
Every revolution starts with a call to arms; a voice raised to call the people to action. Our spiritual revolution is no different.
When we come to Jesus in faith, a revolution begins in our life. By that, I mean a radical, complete change. At least. that’s what is supposed to happen. Similar to other revolutions, it is meant to spread. That’s our mission, start a revolution…
Memorials; if you travel around our country for very long you will come across a memorial of some kind. We erect memorials to remind us of important people, places, and events. We erect memorials so that we might not forget these things. As we step into a new beginning as a church we should take a lesson from Israel and the first two memorials they erected upon entering into the land promised them by God.
The Gospel is the mission of the church. The question is whether or not we are sharing the Gospel message. Are we convinced? Are we consumed by the Holy Spirit? Are we aware that we are commanded to share? These are the questions that are brought before us by Chris Davenport, pastor of The Bridge Church in Fredericksburg, VA.