Summary: Are we material people trapped in spiritual bodies, or spiritual people trapped in material bodies? This sermon asserts that we need to be concerned about our spiritual net worth, because we are spiritual people.
Summary: This is a sermon on self-control. It is one of the fruits of the Spirit. 1. Admit You Have A PROBLEM 2. Put The Past BEHIND You 3. Master Your EMOTIONS 4. Believe You Can CHANGE 5. Avoid TEMPTATION 6. Depend On Christ’s POWER
Summary: Let's talk about the Christian concept of peace, then the negative emotions of upset and how to deal with them (Material adapted from book by Robert Roberts called Spiritual Emotions, chapter on peace)
Summary: This is a sermon on gentleness. 1. Be Understanding – Not DEMANDING 2. Be Accepting – Not REJECTING 3. Be Tender – Without SURRENDER 4. Be Teachable – Not UNREACHABLE 5. Be Proactive – Not REACTIVE
Summary: Let's talk about emotion from several angles (Material adapted from two main sources 1) Mark Copeland at: http://www.ccel.org/contrib/exec_outlines/top/emotion.htm 2) David Riggs at: http://oakridgechurch.com/riggs/emotion.htm)
Summary: This is the third sermon on the Fruit Of The Spirit - Peace. Five Keys to Perfect Peace 1. OBEY God’s Principles 2. ACCEPT God’s Pardon 3. FOCUS on God’s Presence 4. TRUST God’s Purpose 5. ASK for God’s Peace
Summary: This is the first sermon in a series on The Fruit of the Spirit. It looks at five ways to become more loving. 1. EXPERIENCE God’s Love 2. FORGIVE Your Enemies 3. THINK Loving Thoughts 4. BEHAVE In Loving Way 5. EXPECT The Best
Summary: Proposition: John shares with us 1. A powerful exhortation of genuine repentance 2. The need for personal examination 3. The expectation of living a life of holiness and 4. The excitement of possess the fire of the Holy Spirit in our lives
Summary: Your life should be more than a flurry of activity. You were meant to produce spiritual fruit. Paul uses the imagery of fruit trees to illustrate this. What you want out of a fruit tree is fruit. In the Christian life what we want is spiritual fruit.