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Sermons on Spiritual Growth

The Sufferings of Christ

The Sufferings of Christ    –  Christ’s death was an investment into others’ healing, deliverance, and salvation. We were called to partner in His suffering. This kind of suffering denies our carnal desires and positions us for right-living. In other words, the pursuit of God’s desires is synchronous with the laying down of our own carnal…

Following Others as They Follow Christ

Following Others as They Follow Christ   –  The Bible tells us to pattern our lives after other’s. God surrounds us with the family of God so that we can learn from each other, grow together, and become examples to one another. This concept is called discipleship. He gives us fathers in the Lord to exemplify…

The Like-Minded Family of God

The Like-Minded Family of God   –  God’s heart for His family is that we work well together and share a likeminded approach in purpose and love. Having the heart and attitude of Jesus means we must walk in humility as we look out for the interests of others. We are commanded to work hard toward…

The Importance of Godly Connections

The Importance of Godly Connections   –  This section of Scripture shows an example of a beautiful heart shaped by the Holy Spirit’s refining process. Paul is in jail with the possibility of an execution. He is literally struggling between two priorities: Living to serve the people of God vs. receiving his eternal reward. Part of…

Seeking God or Seeking Self

The community of faith is maintained by Him and revolves around Him. It is important to Him and therefore to all who follow Him. His followers are now living life together. We pray together, celebrate changes in our lives together, we share joy, pain and fears together. We work together to do His work. It…

Resurrecting Faith

Resurrecting Faith — Faith is dead without works, and it is made alive through actions of surrender and repentnace. God desires relationship so closely with us that we can hold our plans, possessions, identities lightly and entrust Him with everything. He has given us corporate and individual promises becasue He expects us to walk in…

The Blessing of Others

The Blessing of Others – Often the believers who face or have faced difficult challenges tend to have experiential revelation of God’s provision, peace, and sacrificial love. Yet these are often the people the Church marginalizes. When we show preference for certain types of people, we risk missing out on the blessing of their strengths…

God’s Persistent Work

God’s Persistent Work – There are things in this life that are more threatening than the challenges of life and the attacks of the enemy, such as pride, laziness, indiscipline, or faithless living. God is using the pressures of life to force faith-engagement to defects to fully development into wholeness and maturity. God’s desire is…