"mercy" Tagged Sermons

Good Deeds

“11 Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. 12 Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day of visitation.”  (1 Peter 2:11-12)“11 Queridos hermanos,…

God’s House

“ 4 As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious, 5 you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 6 For it stands in…

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

“22 Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart, 23 since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God; 24 for “All flesh is like grass and all…

Great News Worth Looking Into

“Concerning this salvation …” (1 Peter 1:10a)“Acerca de esta salvación…” (1 Peter 1:10a) What Has Been Covered Up ‘Til Now:Que Ha Estado Ocultado Hasta Ahora: “3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection…

Living Hope

1 Peter 1:3-51 Pedro 1:3-5 Four Pronouncements of Hope:Cuatro Pronunciamientos de Esperanza: Peter’s prayer  of praise sounds very similar to the Hebrew prayer called Shemoneh ‘Esreh, which means eighteen blessings, which is divided into three general types:La oración de alabanza de Pedro suena muy similar a la oración hebrea llamada Shemoneh ‘Esreh, que significa dieciocho bendiciones, que…

Confronting False Teaching

Text: Colossians 2:8-15 Themes Paul Has Been Confronting: Intellectualism: (2:8)  Ritualism: (2:16) Spiritualism: (2:18 & 19) Legalism: (2:20-23) All four themes are presented as substitutes for Christ. Paul’s pragmatic statement- “… walk in him …” (v. 6c), Paul’s warning- “See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human…

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.”…