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  • Influence And Conformity

    Contributed by Bill Sullivan on Feb 15, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    We will be influenced - but the Word tells us Do not be conformed. Who and what are influencing us, and to what effect?

    Influence and Conformity TCF Sermon February 7, 2010 Open with on-stage re-enactment/illustration of this scenario (see below) � ask individuals in your church to come: A few years ago psychologist Ruth W. Berenda and her associates carried out an interesting experiment with teenagers more

  • Worship That Costs You Everything Series

    Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 40 ratings

    Have you realized that the Christian life is about surrender and not conformity? Many who come to Jesus think that the first thing they need to do is conform to the status quo of the group - dress like others, talk like the others, make sure their prayers

    1Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. 2Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about.” 3Early the next more

  • Where Is Your Hope? Pt 4 Series

    Contributed by Bill Lyle on Sep 12, 2006

    A Study in First Peter

    1 Peter 1:13-16 Where is your hope? I. What are the truths that require action A. You are loved by God! vs. 2 B. You are sanctified by the Spirit of God! vs. 2 C. You are born again! vs. 3 D. You have a living hope! vs. 3 E. You have an inheritance! vs. 4 F. You will face trials! vs. more

  • "Living A Holy Life”

    Contributed by Lauro C Hernandez on Jan 17, 2007

    How to live a Holy Life.

    “LIVING A HOLY LIFE” 1 Pe 1:13-16 “13 Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed. 14 As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. 15 But just as he more

  • The Pattern Of This Age Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jun 6, 2009
    based on 8 ratings

    In this message I want to note briefly several (though not all) worldviews that confront Christians today.

    Scripture For the past few weeks we have been studying Romans 12:1-2. In Romans 12 the Apostle Paul begins applying the doctrine that he has been teaching for the previous 11 chapters. Now, it is not that he has made no application in the previous 11 chapters; he has. However, as he begins more

  • Being Holy Series

    Contributed by Chuck Hendrix on Feb 15, 2001
    based on 128 ratings

    Here we learn 5 ways to live a holy life.

    BEING HOLY By Chuck Hendrix 1 Peter 1:13, Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed. 14 As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. 15 But just as more

  • The Great Adventure - Trusting God With My Life Series

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Aug 19, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    Trusting God with our "things", with our very life is a big step of faith that all Christians need to take.

    14 As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. 15 But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; 16 for it is written: "Be holy, because I am holy." 1 Peter 1:14-16 Don’t ever lose Hope, Don’t ever give up….. Why? Because You more

  • Giving God What He Wants Series

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Apr 17, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    Living according to God’s will is living according to what He wants

    There was a man walking along the railroad. His right foot accidentally got stuck in one of the tracks. While struggling to free his foot, suddenly he heard the train coming. He panicked. He tried and tried but he could not break free. He could see the train fast approaching. He prayed to God, more

  • Jump-Starting Your Faith

    Contributed by Francis Camacho on Jul 9, 2002
    based on 3 ratings

    How to jump-start your faith in the midst of difficuties

    Jump-Starting Your Faith How To Jump-Start Your Faith In The Midst Of Difficulties. Romans 12: 1-2 1Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercies, to present your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God – this is your logical act of worship. 2 Do not conform any more

  • How To Know God's Will

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Feb 26, 2004
    based on 46 ratings

    We often wonder what God wants us to do, the Bible teaches us that we can find and know God’s will for our lives.

    “How to Know God’s will” Introduction: A man wanted to know the will of God for his life, so took out his Bible, let the pages fall open, closed his eyes and put his finger down on a spot. Looking down at the verse under his finger he found that it said, “Judas went out and hanged more

  • The Most Religious Person I Know

    Contributed by Brian Buriff on Jun 3, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    The problem and solution to Legalism & Self-Imposed Religion

    I. PROBLEM OF JEWISH LEADERS IMPOSING RULES OF CONFORMITY ON COLOSIANS A. New Gentile Christians – struggling to wrap their brains around new-found faith B. Warning About Jewish Leaders 1. “Let no one judge you…” “Let no one cheat you…” (v. 16,18) 2. They are intrusive into things they more

  • Living A Life That Pleases The Lord Series

    Contributed by Herman Abrahams on Mar 27, 2003
    based on 153 ratings

    Eph 5:10 “And find out what pleases the Lord.” Pleasing God will lead to believers "bearing fruit", "growing", "being strengthened with all power" and "giving thanks" (Col 1:9-12).

    Compiled by: Herman Abrahams (Pastor), Cornerstone Faith Ministries, P.O. Box 740, Westridge 7802, Rep. of South Africa. E-Mail: Note to the reader: If you have been blessed with this sermon compilation, I would be honoured to receive an e-mail from more

  • Romans 12:1-8 Part 1

    Contributed by Zak Saenz on Jan 4, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    Romans 12:1-8 Part 1

    Romans 12:1-8 Part 1 Well here we are in chapter twelve of Romans. Paul has now turned the corner in his instruction to us. We have gone through eleven chapters in these past eight months in which we have learned about how God out of His grace and mercy for us imperfect, undeserving more

  • How Can The Lord Help Me Overcome The Problems Of Disobedient Children?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 74 ratings

    Outrageous conduct is not done for reasons of ignorance of God’s standards of truth, but is caused by self will, rebellion and one’s own sinful desires. Only the Lord’s love is able to break through to some stubborn hearts and minds.

    What Should I Do With My Disobedient Children? 1. Ask the Lord for help in resisting the declining moral tendencies in our society. Paul writes, "They disobey their parents, they are senseless, faithless, heartless, ruthless. Although they know God’s righteous decree that those who do such more

  • Mind Over Media

    Contributed by Kris Roberts on Apr 12, 2004
    based on 87 ratings

    A look into the entertainment choices we make.

    “Mind over Media” (A look into the entertainment choices we make) 1. Introduction (show “Memory Check” clip) § Tonight we are going to take a look into the choices we make about entertainment and evaluate it they glorify God! § I can control your mind; want me to prove it? § Wait for more