Introduction We are in this life together. We are not to be in competition with one another. We are to be here for each other. William Barclay tells us If we are always concerned ﬁrst and foremost with our own interests, we are bound to come into conﬂict with others. If for us life is a competition whose…
Help! Why would anyone ask for help? Because they need and want it. Why would anyone help them? Because they can and should. That’s what Paul is telling his readers here (v. 1a). Mindful of Others Because God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ was mindful of us ( Romans 12:1 ). We must overcome being…
Seeking Harmony I’m not a singer. But I like to sing. I like to sing in a choir, in a group, and with the congregation. I sometimes get confident somewhat and I try to harmonize. I will seek to sing tenor or the bass line but it is often out of tune, or I just cannot find the notes at all. My problem…
Romans 12 - Foundations of the Christian Life
Continuing Paul's explanation of how our lives as Christians are transformed, we come to how we relate to those around us, both in and outside the church, who are difficult, who hound us. Like everything else, this part of our life is totally transformed by the grace of God, and we find ourselves unable (at least as far as we live in the Spirit) to repay evil with evil.
Central Park Christian Church (Derek Slack) • Central Park Christian Church Topeka • Sermon • • 7 views • 46:14
Illus: Millie and waking me up at Taylor’s house in Abilene … So, kind of by way of review, what we covered last time I preached a couple of weeks ago, Paul started off by saying, "Put to death therefore what is earthly in you…" If you remember what we talked about last week, that language Paul uses,…
Pastor George Coon • ELBC • Sermon • • 9 views • 36:15
Philippians 4:1-9 Everyone wants peace in their lives. Lasting peace comes only through God. Harmony is vital to our walk with God, and thus vital to our peace. In Philippians 4 we learn how to obtain that harmony and so enjoy the peace of God.
1 Peter Series
Dan taylor • Hope Baptist Church • Sermon • • 1 view • 35:14
1 Peter 3:8-12 It takes strength to live in harmony, in love, in compassion, in humility, in doing good, and in suffering. It is not a strength we have on our own but through Jesus Christ. Would you rather do it on your own? Or with Jesus Christ?
The Church: The Body of Christ
If the church is the living organism through which the living Christ carries out his purpose & performs his work in the present, there are some great truths that we need to accept & practice.
Wisdom Literature for Application
Wisdom; are you listening? Hearing is not listening is it? You have to make the effort to listen, to actively listen. We have started a journey regarding wisdom from the Book of Proverbs and wisdom has been trying to get our attention, and keep our attention. Proverbs of wisdom has a reason (Pro1:1-7)…
Pastor George Coon • ELBC • Sermon • • 5 views • 37:40
Philippians 4:1-9 In part three of "God's Peace" we go back to Philippians chapter 4 and see that we need to be thankful in everything. We are shown from God's word how thankfulness coincides with prayer, supplication, and the attitude of our heart.