Sermon Series
  • 1. Called To Be Holy

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2006
    based on 17 ratings

    What does it mean to be a holy man or woman? This passage looks at the term "sanctification" and how it applies to believers.

    Called to Be Holy Text: 1 Peter 1:13-16 Introduction: It was the late 1920’s when a woman and her new husband moved into the man’s old family home. It was a clapboard house with a hall down the middle. It wasn’t much of a home, but it was all they had. Ten years later, however, the two had more

  • 2. Holiness And The Name Of God

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    Christians are responsible for developing God’s reputation in the world. The failure to do this well always leads to action from God.

    Holiness and the Name of God Text: Ezekiel 36:16-27 Introduction: Proverbs 22:1 says, "A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold." Now of course what’s being talked about here is not really a quality name, although if you’re thinking about more

  • 3. Holiness And The Holy Spirit

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    The only way to conquer the sinful nature is to walk in the power of the Holy Spirit.

    Holiness and the Holy Spirit (The Secret to Living a Holy Life) Text: Galatians 5:16-26 Introduction: This morning, we have the third message in our ten-week series which is a call to holiness entitled, "In the World, but Not Of It." If you’ve been a believer for very long you know that as more

  • 4. Holiness And Purity

    Contributed on Feb 7, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    Holiness has everything to do with exercising self-control over our sexual desires.

    Holiness and Purity Text: 1 Thessalonians 4:3-8 Introduction: The Illinois Department of Resources reports that more than 17,000 deer die each year after being struck by motorists on state highways. I’m sure that a number of us have helped some of these beautiful animals commit suicide in the more

  • 5. Holiness And Compromise

    Contributed on Feb 15, 2006
    based on 30 ratings

    Christians often compromise the holiness of God by treating Him as something common.

    Introduction: On October 31, 1983, Korean Airlines Flight 007 departed from Anchorage, Alaska, for a direct flight to Seoul, Korea. Unknown to the crew, however, the computer engaging the flight navigation system contained a 1 1/2 degree routing error. At the point of departure, the mistake was more

  • 6. Holiness And The Tongue

    Contributed on Feb 23, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    James tells us the mature person is able to bridle his tongue.

    Holiness and the Tongue Text: James 3:1-12 Introduction: In 1994, a tabloid that you can purchase while standing in line at any local grocery store ran the headline "Killer Bug Ate My Face." Although the reporting was intentionally sensational, the story was based on seven real cases of more

  • 7. Holiness And Relationships

    Contributed on Feb 28, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    God has called us to a new life and new relationships that embody the character of Christ, embrace the peace of Christ, engage in the worship of Christ and exalt the name of Christ.

    Holiness and Relationships Text: Colossians 3:12-17 Introduction: This week, as we continue in our series, "In the World, But Not of It," I want to address the topic of holiness and relationships. Before we get started, I would like to preface my message by telling you that the principles more

  • 8. Holiness And Temptation

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2006
    based on 19 ratings

    James, the brother of our Lord, tells us not to discouraged, drawn away or deceived when we’re tempted.

    Holiness and Temptation Text: James 1:12-18 Introduction: If you are a visitor here at CLCBC this morning, I would like to introduce you to the 8th message in a series that I have entitled, "In the World, But Not of It." This phrase was part of the content found in a prayer of our Lord’s in more

  • 9. Holiness And Conflict Resolution

    Contributed on Mar 19, 2006
    based on 35 ratings

    There are serious consequences to believers when we fail to reconcile with others. Romans 14 provides us with some principles that help us to resolve conflict and live at peace with one another.

    Holiness and Conflict Resolution Text: Romans 14:12-21 Introduction: Terry Lynn Barton was a forest-service worker for the state of Colorado. In June of 2002, she was arrested for starting the biggest wildfire in Colorado history. She was charged with willfully and maliciously destroying U.S. more

  • 10. Holiness And Discipline

    Contributed on Mar 26, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    One of the most forgotten teachings of our Lord is that of church discipline. In this message we discuss the purpose for it, the process by which it is done and when discipline is to be practiced.

    Holiness and Discipline Text: Matthew 18:15-20 Introduction: It is difficult to read a paper or watch the news today without hearing something about an upcoming, and according to some, inevitable pandemic of the avian influenza virus. You might know it as the "Bird" flu. This influenza A more