The New Birth

Text: John 3:1-5 New Birth – Romans 6:3-4 New Man – Romans 6:6-18; Colossians 3:5-4:1; 1 Peter 2:2; Hebrews 5:12-14 New Relationship with God Can call Him our Father – Galatians 3:26-27; Ephesians 1:5 He disciplines us – Hebrews 12:4-11; 2 Timothy 3:16-17 We have a new home – Philippians 3:20 We have an inheritance […]

Temptation

Text: 1 John 2:15-17 Avenues of Temptation – 1 John 2:16 Lust of the flesh Lust of the eyes Pride of life Examples of Satan Using these Avenues of Temptation Eve – Genesis 3 Jesus – Matthew 4 God’s Promise About Temptation – 1 Corinthians 10:13 No unique temptation God is faithful There will be […]

How to Lose Your Soul

Text: Matthew 16:26 Do What You Want in Religion – Matthew 7:21-23 Focus on Material Things – Luke 12:16-21 Become Complacent – 1 Corinthians 9:27 Rely Too Much on Others – Philippians 2:12

Do Not Be Short-Sighted

Text: 2 Peter 1:9 Add to Your Faith – 2 Peter 1:5-11 Set Your Mind on Things Above – Colossians 3:1-3 Clean Out the Old Leaven – 1 Corinthians 5:6-7 Do Not Give the Devil an Opportunity – Ephesians 4:26-27

What Caused the Early Church to Grow?

Text: Acts 9:31 They enjoyed peace They were being built up They feared the Lord They were comforted by the Holy Spirit

Measures of a Sound Church

Some things that are not indicators of soundness: Large numbers – Matthew 7:13-14 A popular, well-liked preacher – John 15:18-19 A new, fancy building – John 4:21 A reputation of being a sound church – Revelation 3:1 Proper indicators of soundness: Holding fast the pattern – 2 Timothy 1:13 Preach the gospel without additions/subtractions/changes – […]

Grow Up in All Aspects

Text: Ephesians 4:11-16 How can we improve our Christian walk? Study Prayer Service Encouragement Evangelism