Sermons on Discipleship

Honorable and Free Living

(1 Peter 2:13–25)(1 Pedro 2:13–25) Three general positions of civil disobedience:Tres posiciones generales de desobediencia civil: The anarchist view.El punto de vista anarquista. The extremist patriot.El patriotismo extremista. Biblical submission.La sumision biblica. Peter’s intention:La intención de Pedro: It’s to provide specific examples of what Christian good deeds/works look like in society, at work and in…

Now That…

“1 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. 3 For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. 4 When Christ, who is…

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…

Is It Worth It?

Paul’s GENERAL Calling and Suffering: “Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church, of which I became a minister according to the stewardship from God that was given to me…

Choosing to Manage Your Mind

Series Theme Verse: Proverbs 4:20-23 [NCV] Today’s Text: “Do not be conformed to the pattern of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think.” (Romans 12:2) [NLT] Why Should You Manage Your Mind? • Because your thoughts control your life.“Be careful how you think; your life…

Living By My Convictions

Six Convictions That I Build My Life On: • It’s all about God. “For everything comes from God alone, everything lives by his power, and everything is intended for his glory.” (Romans 11:36) [LB] Implication: Loving God is my first priority! “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul…