A sermon examining the importance of pressing on in your work for the Lord.
Don't Stop Now!
If we are honest there are times in life when we just want to give up. This is especially true concerning the ministry. We are not simply fighting stress, discouragement and exhaustion.... we are fighting an adversary (Satan) who is "walking around like a lion
Perseverance, Endurance, Persistance
This is a focus on Jesus and his teaching about how God answers prayer. Sometimes he answers with Presents (gifts/literal blessings) and sometimes he answers with something better, his Presence.
1. Many Uses for Prayer
A young man goes into a drug store to buy 3 boxes of chocolate. The pharmacist asks, ”What size, small medium or large?” "One of each." he said, "I’ve been seeing this girl for a while and she’s really beautiful. I want the chocolate because I think tonight¡¦s "the" night.
Matthew 7:7-12, Matthew 11:9-13
Presence Of God, Answered Prayer, Persistance
Christian/Church Of Christ
Right at the moment that Isaac is about to celebrate his success by discovering water on the well, the Philistine snatched his rights and took over the same well by force. By the way, it is the third time that they deliberately did it. Will Isaac give up?
NEVER GIVE UP: KEEP DIGGING THE WELLS
Crab Mentality! What do these words mean? It is a way of thinking best described by the phrase, "if I can't have it, neither can you. The metaphor refers to a bucket of crabs. Individually, the crabs in the story could easily escape from
Envy, Opposition, Isaac, Wells, Accusation, Never Give Up, Wellspring, Envy And Greed, Persistance, Crab Mentality
2 Peter chapter 1 instructs us to live a diligent faith, one which continues to grow from the time we accept Christ as our personal Savior and Lord. In the process, Peter shares in this chapter 7 attributes we grow in as we become more spiritually mature.
LIVING DILIGENT FAITH - 2 PETER 1:1-11
Michael K. Farrar, O.D.
God's Breath Publications: http://www.godsbreathpublications.com/
Audio Sermon: http://www.godsbreathpublications.com/living-diligent-faith/
INTRODUCTION: CHRISTIANS LIVING UNDER CORRUPT ROMAN RULE -
2 Peter 1:1-11
Faith, Commitment, Spiritual Growth, Persistance
This sermon deals with how to build our lives by faith by using those within God's Hall of Faith, Hebrews 11. We look at the topics of belief, obedience, giving, persistence, and thankfulness.
Building A Life of Faith
I’d like to approach today’s message with this question, “What Pleases God?”
What does it take to please God? Some people think the way we please God is through rituals. You chant certain prayers, pray over certain things, light
Faith, Obedience, Thankfulness, Persistance