Be United! Book of First Corinthians
Ministry of the Holy Spirit As we grow in Christ we learn to mature through knowledge and appreciation of our God. We grow when we understand the body of Christ (the church) and it’s function personally but more importantly as a unified body through the Holy Spirit. Question: When you think of transformed,…
Be United! Book of First Corinthians
The Body of Christ Paul wanted the church to know, to be informed, not to be ignorant (1Cor12:1) about the unity of the body that comes from the diversity of gifts within the body. Today we will look at his analogy and take a look at some of the gifts and set up for the bond that holds the gifts together.…
Word to the Wise
Unity in Diversity in Community 4 Where there are no oxen, the manger is clean, but abundant crops come by the strength of the ox. “Where there are no oxen, the manger is clean,...” “I hate people.” People make things messy. This proverb is an Metaphor We are the Oxen. Irritable, fat headed, & messy…
Discipleship: Equipping the Disciples
Equipping disciples for ministry Our series as you know by now is based of (Eph5:11-16). To help the church know the important work and the function of the body in the work of ministry (service). Our theme passage 11 And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some…
Ephesians - The Secrets of the Church
In Ephesians 4 Paul starts to explain how all the amazing truths he has shared up to now translate into everyday life for the Christian. He starts by showing how the church is both unified and diverse, and how we need humility, love, patience and respect for both one another and the different gifts God gives each of us to grow into mature children of God.
Introduction Every Sunday people get up on the stage and share their ability and talent with Grace Church. We don’t make any claim to be professional musicians, we are not the best band you will ever hear, however, what we do works to facilitate our worship of Christ through music and praise. The reason…
Introduction Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, urge you to live worthy of the calling you have received, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit—just…
Many Christians only associate the word worship with musical styles and preferences. However, Scripture gives us a different set of priorities when it comes to the way we respond to God. In this series we’ll look at what it means to worship God rightly, both as individuals and in our corporate gatherings.
Triumphing Through Turbulence (The Book of Acts)
JB Watkins • Sermon • • 4 views
Opening Remarks Review of Previous Sermons from Acts 10 Previous of the Morning’s Sermon Title Overview Goal Reading of the Scriptures ( Acts 11:1-18 ) 11 Now the apostles and the brothers who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. 2 So when Peter went up to…
Matrimonio, Bodas, Familia.
Héctor Pérez • Sermon • • 9 views
Jesucristo, en su disertación, nos deja lecciones importantes que debemos considerar si queremos un matrimonio conforme a la voluntad de Dios. El Maestro nos lleva al principio de la primera mención, y nos brinda verdades que de la revelación original del Creador emanan para bendición de los que inician una familia. José M. Saucedo Valenciano, Ministrando a futuros matrimonios, ed. David Alejandro y Saucedo Valenciano (Port Arthur, TX: Editorial El Principio de la Sabiduría, 2017), 45.
I See You
Rev. Todd R. Lattig • Sermon • • 16 views
We cannot truly listen to, act or love all of God’s children if we do not also affirm how God sees all of us. And through affirming one another in all our fullness, God becomes more fully revealed to and known by us.
Aaron Newell • Sermon • • 3 views
No Excuses Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, urge you to walk worthy of the calling you have received, Calling, leading, ministering, living out our faith. All of these things matter. Sometimes Christ followers tend to compartmentalize. Gifting and Calling are words that we use, many times to sound…
Josh Clink • Sermon • • 3 views
ME: (Health-Conscious) Transition: stepping stones ( Eph 2:10 -> Workmanship created for good works) WE: The Body is United (vs. 1-3) Ephesians 4:1-3 ; I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness,…
Joel Hayworth • Sermon • • 3 views
Introduction Whenever you hear the word “diversity” what are some of your initial thoughts? Maybe racial diversity? Economic diversity? Physical diversity? Maybe even spiritual diversity? Our text today comes out of and talks about diversity being a good thing. We hear our culture tell us that we should…
Jonathan McGuire • Sermon • • 17 views
12 For as the body is one and has many parts, and all the parts of that body, though many, are one body—so also is Christ. 13 For we were all baptized by one Spirit into one body—whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free—and we were all made to drink of one Spirit. 14 So the body is not one part…
Joel Hayworth • Sermon • • 6 views
Introduction The Detroit News carried a humorous little story about Bill Cosby's aged mother that illustrates how useless gifts are unless they are used. She had been raised in poverty, and the family had very little money as Bill was growing up. As a result, she never had modern conveniences and had…
Rev. Dr. Seth Thomas • Sermon • • 4 views
23 Now before faith came, we were imprisoned and guarded under the law until faith would be revealed. 24 Therefore the law was our disciplinarian until Christ came, so that we might be justified by faith. 25 But now that faith has come, we are no longer subject to a disciplinarian, 26 for in Christ Jesus…