Sermons on Spiritual Life and Growth
Isaiah 61; 1 Peter 2 — Salvation is God’s rescue from darkness to light for God’s glory; we continue to grow into this purpose.
Isaiah 9, Luke 1-2 — Faith grows and matures on God’s promises and message, an encounter with Christ, and leaves us changed.
Colossians 2:6-8; Psalm 100 — While teaching helps us know about Jesus, gratitude moves us to follow him.
Exodus 20:1-17 — The Ten Commandments are God’s loving road map to living a blessed life within His will.
Ephesians 4:11-16 — God has given leaders to the church to equip all the church to care and grow.
Mark 2:13-17; Luke 18:9-14 — Jesus showed us how to love our neighbors: recognize our own sin and don’t turn away from the messiness of faithful ministry.
Mark 1:40-45 — Jesus has pronounced us clean and whole before God; that vitally changes our self-understanding and our view of others.
Psalm 119:9-16 — Storing up God’s Word helps keep us on the right path; it helps keep us from sinning.
Revelation 3:14-22 — A look at spiritual ineffectivness, Jesus’ diagnosis and prescription for it, and the opportunity and invitation before us still.
Revelation 3:7-13 — Holding fast to God’s Word and Jesus’ name keep believers anchored in this world and in the face of persecution.