Summary: (Appropriate for Watchnight or New Year's Eve service as well.) As Christians we live in the certainty that Jesus is coming again. It could be today, tomorrow, or any moment. We need to wake up, clean up, and grow up.
Summary: Our daily decisions, no matter how small, usually shape a lifetime, and wisdom is found in making the most of each and every opportunity. All of our decisions matter to God because they impact our lives and the lives of others.
Summary: Paul desperately wants to be delivered from the influence of indwelling sin. He struggles, as do we all, with his corrupt nature. Through Christ we overcome and make progress...yet the more we grow, the more in touch we are with our faults.
Summary: We do dumb things - we make mistakes - we sin. Our text from Romans begins with one of the greatest promises in all of Scripture "There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus." Do you believe it? Do you truly believe it?
Summary: Robert Lewis Stephenson the writer of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde said ”I find that there is always a struggle with the "Beast That Lives Within Me." C.S. Lewis put it this way: “No man knows how bad he is until he has tried to be good.”