Month: September 2015

Healing Broken Relationships (Ephesians 4:31-5:3)

July 19, 2015 To follow Jesus we must reconcile broken relationships. Catalysts: Healing broken relationships starts with choices rather than feelings. Healing broken relationships requires sacrifice rather than self-preservation. Healing broken relationships is a process of letting go and learning love. Challenge: Choose currencies carefully since you will invest your whole heart. Sermon Notes 07-19-2015

A Change of Heart

July 12, 2015 Change is an event and a process. Catalysts: God’s Spirit: We cooperate with the Holy Spirit. Positive displacement: We put off by putting on. Challenge: Do I want to justify myself or let God save me? Sermon Notes 07-12-2015

The New Man Has a New Mind – Part 2

June 28, 2015 Transformation Process: Lay Aside … Be Renewed Strip off the old. Put on the new. Challenge Mandates: We must call God’s people to a renaissance of the mind. We must pursue maturity and the knowledge of God through diligent study of God’s revealed truth. We must renew the mind through Christian meditation. …

The New Man Has a New Mind

June 21, 2015 Change your mind to change your life. Transformation Process: Strip off the old. Put on the new. Challenge: Receive new life from the inside-out. A mind change changes our destiny. Repent! A heart change changes our course. Believe! A lifestyle change requires our effort. Walk! Sermon Notes 06-21-2015

Truth Speaking: Good for the Mind and Body (Ephesians 4:15)

June 7, 2015 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/222995250″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Spiritual health depends on truth and love. Dynamics of Loving-Truth: Loving-truth appeals to an authority higher than self. Loving-truth focuses on the need of others above self. Loving-truth requires sensitivity. Challenge: Reflect on the time love and truth kissed (Psalm 85:10, John 1:14-18). Sermon Notes …

Necessity of Mental Exercise (Ephesians 4:14-15)

May 31, 2015 We must outgrow spiritual immaturity and disorientation caused by gullibility. Disorienting influences that drive and deceive spiritual juveniles: Spiritual juveniles are misled by shifting winds of doctrine. Spiritual juveniles are conned by the trickery of men. Spiritual juveniles are fooled by craftiness in deceitful scheming. Challenge: Examine everything carefully to train your senses …

How a Healthy Body Works (Ephesians 4:11-16)

May 24, 2015 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/222995250″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] The Body of Christ grows through unified service. Health Requirements: The whole body functions in interdependence. Every member participates in serving. Each member and ministry strives for building up the body. The body thrives in the context of loving relationships. Challenge: Am I committed to …