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  • Steps Of Christian Growth

    Contributed by Robert Kerr on Jan 3, 2001
    based on 131 ratings
     | 5,078 views

    DISCRIPTION OF GROWING IN GRACE

    THE STEPS OF CHRISTIAN GROWTH: SCALED BY GIVING ALL DILIGENCE (CONSTANT AND EARNEST EFFORT) TEXT: 2 Peter 1:5-8 And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; {6} And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; {7} ...read more

  • Time To Advance

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Apr 21, 2004
    based on 54 ratings
     | 12,504 views

    A call for Christian growth and service

    JOSHUA 18:3 THE CALL TO ADVANCE The story is told of an old couple sitting in their mountain cabin enjoying the fireplace. After a while the woman looked over at her husband and said, “Henry, I think I hear something. Go check and see if it’s raining.” He thought for a moment and answered, ...read more

  • The Biblical Demand For Growth

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Jan 3, 2001
    based on 158 ratings
     | 1,464 views

    Christian Growth Series

    1. 2 Pet. 3:18 "But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ" a. The life implanted in regeneration needs developing and nurturing. Paul’s favorite term for undeveloped Christians is "babes in Christ," whom he calls "carnal" Christians in contrast to "spiritual" ...read more

  • The Lord Wants You!

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 26, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,744 views

    A message on Christian growth.

    THE LORD WANTS YOU! Luke 5:27-29 INTRO: During WWII there was a unique sign in front of an army recruiting office. In the center of the sign there was an oval cutout with a mirror behind it. Underneath were the words, “Your country needs you.” When a man would read these words and look into the ...read more

  • Squandering The Blessings Of God

    Contributed by Ken Alford on Nov 25, 2001
    based on 73 ratings
     | 6,894 views

    WASTING GOD’S BLESSINGS STUNTS CHRISTIAN GROWTH. Here are three Facts regarding Christian growth.

    SQUANDERING THE BLESSINGS OF GOD Hebrews 6:1-12 INTRODUCTION: 1. This morning the bananas in the fruit bowl were just ripe-right for making bread. Tomorrow they’d have been too soft. So I took the time to sift and stir, and now a special fragrance fills the air. Soon I’ll take from ...read more

  • Promises You Can Count On

    Contributed by Richard Crow on Sep 15, 2001
    based on 117 ratings
     | 11,298 views

    Even in the midst of trials and difficult circumstances, God keeps His promises. His promise of assurance, experiences of life, and a wonderful plan for believers is important to all of us in our Christian growth.

    Promises You Can Count On Romans 8:28-31 Sept 17, 2001 (After World Trade Center Collapsed) God uses trials and sufferings in our lives to help us grow and mature as Christians If we can grasp that truth, we will face the trials of our life with a whole new outlook Romans 8:28-31 meets ...read more

  • Recipe For Spiritual Growth

    Contributed by David Seeley on Feb 28, 2004
    based on 54 ratings
     | 7,168 views

    As Christians we must continue to grow in the Lord after we are saved. We cannot simply "exist" after we are saved and expect to become mature Christians. Growth is just as important after the new birth as the new birth is itself.

    Recipe for Spiritual Growth Text: Colossians 2:6-8, 2 Peter 1:5-11 I. Why do we need to grow? Colossians 2:6-8 explain the need for spiritual growth. A. Walk in Christ—If we are truly walking with Christ, we will grow in grace and in the knowledge of Him. B. Be rooted—as a tree seeks water ...read more

  • Joy From Your Growth

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Oct 2, 2001
    based on 61 ratings
     | 3,724 views

    Discover and rejoice in the seven signs of Christian maturity.

    Introduction: Steve Brown often points out that one is a Christian or he is not. One does not become more Christian over time. Likewise, one is pregnant, and does not become more pregnant over time. You either are or you aren’t pregnant, regardless of whether you are showing. The Bible ...read more

  • Beyond Fasting

    Contributed by Troy Mason on Sep 7, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 1,249 views

    The goal of fasting is to learn God’s will in our lives.

    BEYOND FASTING Isaiah 58:6-12 Introduction: The focus of the passage we will read this morning is fasting, but as we read it I want you to look beyond the idea of fasting and see what the real goal of fasting is. It is a mechanism by which we can discern God’s will. God’s will is for us to ...read more

  • An Eruption Of Thankfulness Series

    Contributed by Mark Mohler on Jun 26, 2004
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,299 views

    Paul’s prayer of thankfulness for the Colossian church.

    An Eruption of Thankfulness Colossians 1:1-8 Introduction: When Paul prayed for the church at Colosse, the prayer burst into an overflow of thankfulness and praise. This was because their lives demonstrated that God was at work in the church. When followers of Christ see another who God is ...read more

  • Winning The Race

    Contributed by Greg Bryan on Nov 16, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,969 views

    All of us want to be "winning Christians" and fulfill the purposes God has for us. What are the essentials for winning the race and one day receiving the reward that is promised?

    WINNING THE RACE Philippians – Be Joyful! Paul’s heart for the Philippians. 1. I have you in my mind (1:3-6) 2. I have you in my heart (1:7-8) 3. I have you in my prayers (1:9-11) Philippians 3:12-16 – Christian Growth/Spiritual Maturity (not salvation---santification) In Chapter ...read more

  • The Inconvenience Of Doing Right

    Contributed by Keith Davis on May 5, 2003
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,438 views

    When are we going to decide to make God’s work more important than the pleasures of sin and the business of life?

    Title: The Inconvenience of Doing Right Text: (2 Peter 1:3-8 NCV) Introduction: Read some statements from “Plugged In.” **Some Stats that will shock you(or maybe not) ‒ American Medical Association – In one year, the average child spends 900 hours in school and nearly 1500 hours in ...read more

  • What Kind Of Branch Are You?

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Aug 6, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,953 views

    Jesus told His disciples the secret to being a fruitful follower.

    What Kind of Branch Are You? May 25, 2003 Chester’s FBC, Chester, IL Mike Fogerson, Speaker Introduction A It’s getting warmer and people are getting their gardens ready! a Corn, tomatoes, beans, flowers....... b Winery in Red Bud has their rows all staked out and ready for ...read more

  • Specific Steps Of A Christian

    Contributed by Al Lowe on Feb 19, 2003
    based on 11 ratings
     | 782 views

    A Christian will take specific steps toward the translation of their commitment into action

    Acts 16:16-34 PROPOSITION: A Christian will take specific steps toward the translation of their commitment into action. OBJECTIVE: To identify these steps in the individual believer. This past Thursday was the day recognized on the Christian church calendar as Ascension Day. From the earliest ...read more

  • Will You Follow Jesus

    Contributed by Corey Howse on Feb 4, 2002
    based on 98 ratings
     | 5,262 views

    This message is designed to challenge our followship of Jesus Christ.

    This message topic "Will you follow Jesus"? is an easy question to answer, but a challenge to abide. It is easy saying yes to Jesus, but the challenge comes when we must let those things go that hinder our Christian growth. In our text, we see four men who answered the call of Christ and followed ...read more