We see that meekness has a different meaning to what we normally think. It is an attitude of strength that is under control. There are great blessings attached as we allow God to work this characteristic in our lives.
When God shows us we are destitute before Him we are blessed, but this is only a start. Jesus tells us we are blessed when our sin bothers us enough to change and we experience the joy of complete forgiveness. Sin is awful but God’s forgiveness in Jesus is too wonderful for words.
This series delves into perhaps Jesus’ most famous sermon – the Sermon on the Mount. It is all about a totally different way of living that only God can work in our hearts. First step is to realise the blessing of being destitute before God.
There are two messages in one in this 30 minute sermon. Psalm 27 assures us that in a spiritual battle we can be confident because God is on our side. Then 1 John 4 reminds us of the need to love one another – one of the main tactics of Satan is to get Christians…
The theme for this message is Picture Frames – that a picture is given great worth by being in a picture frame and displayed. God, as it were, considers us valuable enough to put us in a picture frame and display it on the wall for all to see. Our value has been redeemed by…
By listening to yourself speaking (even imaginary conversations) you can get a gauge of what’s going on in your heart. Why not have a listen and surprise yourself. Just letting you know there is hope for hearts that need to change!!
This sermon, bringing to an end the Just Walk Across the Room series shows us a better way of living where People and Potential are prioritised. Jesus called the disciples and told them that there was something better than catching little fish – they weren’t the finished article but Jesus saw their potential.
The words of our personal stories (testimonies) and also God’s story (Gospel) have great power when told clearly and succinctly from the heart. This practical message gives us some pointers.
This is the second in the Just Walk Across the Room series. It shows the importance of developing Friendships, Discovering Stories and Discerning the Next Steps. Very practical.
We see how the message to the church in Philadelphia in Revelation 3 has a foundation in the Book of Isaiah. We see some great promises fulfilled in Christ and the idea of open doors of opportunity existing for us to serve God.