We are called to an authentic Christian life that bears fruit, just as Jesus bore fruit. If we are not bearing fruit, then we need to look to see what is preventing that.
Don’t compare yourself to others to see how good a Christian you are, rather follow the Lord’s leading in whatever He asks you to do.
We are all part of the Kingdom of God. We need to grow ourselves and to help others to grow as well.
Learn how to live a conflict free life with mercy, grace, and hope for each other.
We need to find a healthy rhythm between work and rest. Remembering why the Sabbath was ordered by God (to give us rest and to worship Him) will help us to have a good relationship with God and others.
If you do what you have always done, you are going to get what you have always got. Rather, if you do what God wants you to do, you will experience what God wants for you. Follow Jesus!
God made man to be upright but we are quick to jump after schemes that are our desires and not God’s. We need to always be on the alert to make sure that we do not fall into these schemes.
We need to set aside our preconceived expectations and conceptions of a Christian life and open ourselves up to what He wants to do in our lives, families, church and community. This video has a problem with the synchronization of the sound with one of the cameras.
If you want to live as a disciple, get some spiritual disciplines going on in your life; bible study, prayer, worship, be part of a practicing community, and practice generosity with God and others.
The story is certainly about the birth of the Savior, but it’s also about two young people who trusted God, and who were tried and tested in some extreme circumstances. This is the fourth of the Advent series of sermons.