"grace" Tagged Sermons

The Therapy Of Thankfulness

“14 And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all. 15 See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone. 16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this…

Your Guilt And God’s Love Bank

“I sought the Lord, and He answered me and delivered me from all my fears.” (Psalm 34:4) “Perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment.” (1 John 4:18) What do we usually do with our guilt? We bury it.  “You will never succeed in life if you try to hide your sins.”…

Overcoming Your Fear of Rejection

“I sought the Lord, and He answered me and delivered me from all my fears.” (Psalm 34:4) How does the fear of rejection become a trap? “The fear of man is a snare, but the one who trusts in the Lord is protected.” (Proverbs 29:25)  It causes us to compromise our lifestyle and our values. It…

From Shame To Relationship

Guilt of our wrongdoings, our sin, should bring us to a place of repentance AND restoration. Guilt is what you feel when you do something bad.Shame is what you feel when you think you are bad. Genesis 2:25“And the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed.” Genesis 3:6-10“So when the woman…

How To Stop Drifting

“We must, therefore, pay even more attention to what we have heard, so that we will not drift away.”  (Hebrews 2:1) “But you must continue to believe this truth and stand firmly in it. Don’t drift away from the assurance you received when you heard the Good News.” (Colossians 1:23) [NLT] Two Examples of Drifters In…

The Narrow Gate

Two Ways to Get to Heaven The First Way Is The Law.Keep God’s commandments and you’re in! “You shall therefore keep my statutes and my rules; if a person does them, he shall live bythem: I am the Lord.” (Leviticus 18:5) [ESV]“You are to observe my laws and rulings; if a person does them, he…