Sermons

Contending for the Faith of Jesus

Jude 3-4 The mysteries of God’s sovereign grace are beyond us in this life and will never understood until we enter His glorious presence. Because of the constant threat of false teachers and enemies of the gospel, Christians must continually defend and obey the Christ-centered, Christ-exalting faith that has been passed on through the true…

Happy to Be a Slave of a Great Master

Jude 1-2 The mysteries of God’s sovereign grace are beyond us in this life and will never understood until we enter His glorious presence. Because of the mercy, peace, and love of God shown through Jesus Christ, Christ-followers can rejoice in their status as the Lord’s servants. Know Who You Are in Christ (Jude 1)…

Inside/out outside/in

Romans 12:2 Do not be conformed any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and prove what’s God’s will is- His good pleasing and perfect will. Professional Body-Builders — What they DIDN’T do: Read a book about working out Listen to somebody…

Christmas at Cropwell (Sermon #1)

“WhAT Do You See IN the Manger?” Isaiah 9:6 “For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; and his name will be called Wonderful Counselor, MIGHTY GOD, ETERNAL FATHER, Prince of Peace.” Four things that Jesus Christ wants to offer us… MIGHTY…See the power that’s in the manger.…

Friends, Romans, Countrymen

Colossians 4:10-18 All God’s fullness is in Him, and He has perfectly equipped us for the life that God wants us to live. Three ways Paul categories these men… The men who stayed the course. (4:10,11,14a) The man who prayed intentionally. (4:12-13) The man who strayed. (4:14b) Ministry is not something we do for God;…

Talk is Not Cheap

Colossians 4:2-9 The power of speech is a gift from God, and it must be used the way God ordains and never underestimate the power speech has. Four Ministries of Speech… The ministry of prayer. (4:2-3a) Prayer and worship are perhaps the highest uses of the gift of speech. God’s delays are not always God’s…

It’s a Family Affiar

Colossians 3:18-4:1 “The strength of a nation is derived from the integrity of its homes.” Paul addresses three groups… Husbands and Wives: Love and Submission. (18-19) ”love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not…

All Dressed up and Someplace to Go

Colossians 3:12-17 Paul’s exhortation to holy living is to “put off the grave-clothes to put on the grace-clothes.” “Put off the old sin life to put on the holiness life in Christ.” Four motives that ought to encourage us to walk… The grace of God for undeserving sinners (3:12-14) If God saved a sinner based…

Paul’s Transformation

Pastor Lazaro Suruy Grace Church – El Tejar, Guatemala   Acts 9:1-6 Saul had an encounter with Jesus. He was trying to destroy the early church but Jesus appeared to him
 and his whole life changed. Saul asked, “Who are you Lord?” The Lord responded, “I am Jesus.” Paul went from city to city sharing the good…

Heaven on Earth

Colossians 3:1-11 It does little good if Christians declare and defend the truth, but fail to demonstrate it in their lives. Titus 1:16 – “they profess that they know God, but in works they deny Him.” Three ways Doctrine is connected with Duty… Seek the Heavenly (3:1-4) We must keep our affection and attention fixed…