Sermon Series
  • 1. Love In The Family Of God

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2012
    based on 14 ratings

    God’s family is not to be conformed to the natural living of this world but to supernatural living which is produced, directed, & empowered by God’s own Spirit. Supernatural living is transforming the outer life by the inner life being conformed to C

    CHRISTIAN RELATING SERIES ROMANS 12: 9-13 LOVE IN THE FAMILY OF GOD A small boy sat with his mother in church listening to a sermon entitled, "WHAT IS A CHRISTIAN?" The preacher punctuated his message at several key points by asking, "What is a Christian?" Each time, he pounded his fist more

  • 2. The Response Of Grace

    Contributed on Oct 15, 2012
    based on 12 ratings

    These verses could be considered a summary of the core expectations of supernatural living. If we love the way Christ loves us we should be willing to love others. If we have experienced God's grace we are able to, and should want to, pass it on to other

    ROMANS 12: 14-21 [CHRISTIAN RELATING SERIES] THE RESPONSE OF GRACE [Luke 6:27-33] [Last week we learned that God calls us to supernatural living which is having our outer life transformed by the inner life being conformed to Christ-likeness. In that text we looked at the believer's duty more

  • 3. The Primacy Of Love

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2012
    based on 9 ratings

    This paragraph again describes the Christian's responsibility toward all men. Our relationship to others can be summarized in one word, namely Love. Love one another is the basic principle of the Christian life.

    ROMANS 13: 8-10 [CHRISTIAN RELATING SERIES] THE PRIMACY OF LOVE The previous paragraph dealt with God-invested authority to government, the submission to rulers, the payment of taxes, and respect for those in public office. Having spoken about the Christian obligation to the state, Paul more

  • 4. Pleasing God Instead Of Ourselves

    Contributed on Jan 14, 2013
    based on 14 ratings

    Apart from public sin, nothing shatters the fellowship, the spiritual growth & the witness of a congregation so much as disharmony among its members. Romans 15 continues Paul’s teaching in the vital importance of unity in the church, here meaning the loc

    ROMANS 15: 1-6 [CHRISTIAN RELATING SERIES] PLEASING GOD INSTEAD OF OURSELVES [Psalm 78:5-7] Someone once said, "The more I get to know the human race, the more I love my dog." Dogs are loyal, dependable, eager to please, and quick to forgive. Don’t you wish people were more like more

  • 5. Rejoice In Our Mutual Salvation

    Contributed on Jan 21, 2013
    based on 6 ratings

    The mutual responsibilities of all believers is that we glorify God together in the local church, but that is not all that the true praise & rejoicing in God bring about. Not only does corporate praise & rejoicing unified the local church, it encourages

    ROMANS 15: 7-13 [CHRISTIAN RELATING SERIES] REJOICE IN OUR MUTUAL SALVATION [John 17:20-26 / Hebrews 6:11-19] The previous section summed up the call to bear with and build up one another in Christ. The Holy Spirit is using the Holy Scriptures to bring us together in Christ. As we surrender more

  • 6. Cultivating Christian Love

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2014
    based on 5 ratings

    This summation section delineates how Christians ought to live so that they will be enabled to love the life they live. In order to love the life we live Peter gives us a pattern for Christian conduct. These graces of beauty & duty are the concern of eve

    1 PETER 3: 8-12 [Renewing Hope Series] CULTIVATING CHRISTIAN LOVE [Psalm 34 / Romans 12:17-21] In this summation section before us, the Bible delineates how Christians ought to live so that they will be enabled to love the life they live (v.10) (CIT). In order to love the life we live Peter more