Summary: Defeat the flesh by depending on the Spirit: live by the Spirit and so conquer the desires of the flesh; be led by the Spirit and so conquer the deeds of the flesh; and walk with the Spirit and so enjoy the death of the flesh.
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: After we are Born Again we have two ways we can live our lives. We can live for the flesh or we can yield daily and Walk by the Holy Spirit. Being led daily by the Holy Spirit is the way to the greatest happiness and joy (not trouble free) with Jesus.
Summary: We often talk of the qualities or qualifications of elders from 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1. However, there is a more basic qualification -- the fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5.16-25). The presence of the Spirit of God is crucial to the life of God's leader.
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