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…
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 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.
This is the first sermon in the Just Walk Across the Room series. It focuses on the greatest gift we can give to anyone and addresses the issues of ‘Entering the Zone of the Unknown’, ‘Listening to the Spirit’ and then ‘Just Walking’. It lays a platform for getting the most out of the Just…
Ecclesiastes 4 has some wonderful verses about friendship. We are not made to be on our own and here we see great value and reward from the friendships and relationships we cultivate.
What sets your priorities? Sometimes they are forced upon us, but there are many times when we can choose our priorities. Using Haggai 1 and 1 Samuel 30 this sermon challenges us to examine our priorities in a year of great opportunity for the gospel in Blackpool.