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  • It's Time To Grow Up! Part I Series

    Contributed by James May on Dec 8, 2002
    based on 59 ratings
     | 22,485 views

    Growing spiritually mature means that we must get rid of the childishness in our hearts and grow up in Christ!

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many ...read more

  • The Power Tool Of Spiritual Growth Series

    Contributed by John Sears on Jan 30, 2014
    based on 6 ratings
     | 13,821 views

    Prayer can be a powerful tool to help us grow spiritually. What does a powerful prayer look like? Is there a right and a wrong way to pray?

    The Power Tool of Growth Review: Today, I want to remind you of our theme verse for this series of messages. This theme verse outlines what a spiritually mature Christian looks like. Galatians 5:22-23 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, ...read more

  • Our Precious Faith Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Apr 28, 2014
    based on 6 ratings
     | 8,793 views

    To face & overcome the problems within & without the Christian needs to grow spiritually. Peter would have believers learn the lesson of faithful living in difficult times through his insightful letter.

    2 PETER 1: 1-2 [Our Precious Faith Series] OUR PRECIOUS FAITH [Matthew 16:13-19] The apostle opens and closes 2 Peter with the theme of victory. It opens with how to gain the victory of grace and peace and then closes with the victory of the ages for those who have grown in the grace and ...read more

  • Now That You've Tasted The Lord Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 10, 2009
    based on 121 ratings
     | 36,551 views

    Because we have tasted of the goodness of the Lord, what should we do? Here is some of our pay back to Him. 1- We should rid evil 2- We should crave good 3- We should grow spiritually

    INTRO.- ILL.- Someone said: According to a recent article I just read on nutrition, they said eating right doesn’t have to be complicated. Nutritionists say there is a simple way to tell if you’re eating right. Colors. Fill your plates with bright colors. Greens, reds, yellows. In fact, I did ...read more

  • Trusting God And Bearing Fruit Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jul 28, 2006
    based on 17 ratings
     | 8,540 views

    In this sermon we examine two more keys to spiritual growth.

    Scripture Today we continue in our series of sermons on “Keys to Spiritual Growth.” My foundational text for this series is 2 Peter 3:18: "But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen" (2 Peter 3:18). Introduction In ...read more

  • Faithful, Follower Functioning For The Lord Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Apr 8, 2016
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,391 views

    Three of the Marks of Discipleship in our lives, the indicators, the evidence, the proof, that demonstrates we are true disciples of Jesus. Faithful, Follower Functioning for the Lord.

    Marks of Discipleship: Faithful, Follower Functioning for the Lord Our theme this year is Dynamic Disciples.We have been thinking about what it really means for us to be a disciples of Jesus. This morning our focus is on the Marks of Discipleship in our lives, the indicators, the evidence, ...read more

  • I Press On Toward The Goal For The Prize

    Contributed by Carl Benge on Apr 28, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,924 views

    Pressing on toward perfecting Grace in Christ

    Each day of our Christian lives we are in a race, once we have accepted Christ as our Lord and Savior, we begin the process of growing as followers of Christ towards perfection. Through the commitment of spiritual discipleship we spend time in daily prayer, study the scripture, as well as have ...read more

  • The Gift Of Exhortation Series

    Contributed by Bruce Willis on Feb 21, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 10,599 views

    This sermon is the sixth in a series of ten on Motivational Spiritual Gifts which communicates the characteristics of the gift of Exhortation in order to allow the Holy Spirit opportunity to reveal this gift to those who have it.

    This year LifeWay Christian Resources of the SBC released through Holman Bible Publishers the inaugural edition of the Holman Christian Standard Bible from which I read Romans 12:4-8 today . . . There are 7 heart Motive gifts listed here. That’s who you are! There are many Ministries, that’s what ...read more

  • Eat Up, Grow Up & Give It Up!

    Contributed by on Aug 29, 2006
    based on 56 ratings
     | 3,067 views

    Picture an adult in diapers still drinking milk from a bottle – that’s not right! Are you in the same place spiritually that you were a year ago? 5 years ago? These things ought not to be! God wants us to grow up - spiritually speaking that is!

    EAT UP, GROW UP, AND GIVE IT UP! (Preached in the Chinese Church) OPENING TEXT: “Therefore, laying aside all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all evil speaking, as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby, if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is ...read more

  • Transformation #2: The Secrets Of The Secret Place Series

    Contributed by on Nov 6, 2011
    based on 12 ratings
     | 5,553 views

    As we spend time in the secret place of prayer – in solitude, silence, and soaking – we are transformed into the image of Jesus.

    TRANSFORMATION #2: THE SECRETS OF THE SECRET PLACE OPENING TEXT: “But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord.” (2 Cor. 3:18). REVIEW: 1. The ...read more

  • The Characteristics Of An Effective Church Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jan 8, 2001
    based on 147 ratings
     | 6,296 views

    How the early church used a time of peace to prepare for even greater effectiveness.

    A Study of the Book of Acts Sermon # 18 “The Characteristics of an Effective Church” Acts 9:31 “Then the churches throughout all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had peace and were edified. And walking in the fear of the Lord and ...read more

  • God's Plan For A Healthy Church

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Sep 2, 2004
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,668 views

    This is a passage that is going to help us all to understand why our involvement in a local church is so important to our spiritual life.

    God has designed His church to function like a loving family that you can invite people into. Church is 1. not a place to make rules and demands on people 2. a place to nurture growth. 3. a place for shepherds, not generals 4. a place that exists for the purpose of helping people grow and ...read more

  • What Should The Church Be In 2013?

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Feb 16, 2013
    based on 13 ratings
     | 5,057 views

    Simply put a church is a local called-out Body of Christ that has united together as the Family of God to worship and to obey His commands. The bottom line is the church is you and I. The question is, therefore, “What should we be in 2013?”

    What Should the Church Be in 2013? Ephesians 5:25b-27 Before answering the question, “What should the church be in 2013”, it would do us good to define what we mean by the term “the church”. Some would define church as a denomination – the Roman Catholic Church, the Lutheran Church, the ...read more

  • Good Manners And Right Conduct

    Contributed by Rogelio Dy Cezar on Aug 31, 2006
    based on 34 ratings
     | 10,883 views

    So Christian should observe good manners and right conduct wherever we are, so that people will know that we are indeed children of God.

    Text: 1 Timothy 4: 11-12 INTRODUCTION: 1. All Christians are obliged to teach good manners and right conduct to all believers as commanded. (v. 11) 2. Christians must be good examples worthy to be imitated by all men. 3. In short, Christians should act as models in society. 4. That is why ...read more

  • Spiritual Heart Attacks

    Contributed by Steve Mason on Oct 16, 2002
    based on 370 ratings
     | 38,733 views

    A sermon that describes the spiritual condition of our hearts using medical terms and illustrations

    OCTOBER 20TH, 2002 THERE IS A WAR BEING FOUGHT IN THE WORLD TODAY ….. -IT’S A SUPERNATURAL WAR -A WAR FOUGHT BETWEEN GOD AND SATAN -BETWEEN HEAVEN AND HELL -THAT WAR IS BEING FOUGHT FOR THE HEARTS OF MEN AND WOMEN ! ONE SIDE WANTS TO MAKE YOUR HEART SOFT -THE OTHER SIDE WANTS ...read more