Saturday, October 24, 2015

10/11/15 Galatians 5:22 "Growing in the Fruit of the Spirit: Goodness"

Goodness

10/04/15 Galatians 5:22 "Grow in the Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness"

Kindness is only developed by the Holy Spirit as we look to Christ.
Kindness

9/27/15 Exodus 2 "The Lord's Work in Raising up a Deliverer"

A look at how God raised Moses up as a deliverer to the people of Israel and some things we have to learn from this process.
Moses, the Deliverer

9/27/15 Galatians 5:22 "Grow in the Fruit of the Spirit: Patience Part 2"

Wait upon God. Wait upon His timing--whatever you are doing, wherever you are, no matter what your circumstances.
Patience Part 2

9/20/15 Galatians 5:22 "Grow in the Fruit of the Spirit: Patience"

Patience

9/13/15 Exodus 1:22, 2:23-25 "The Combatants of a War: God and Pharaoh"

The Combatants of a War: God and Pharaoh

9/13/15 Galatians 5:22 "Peace With All Men Part 3"

Peace With All Men Part 3

9/06/15 Galatians 5:22 "Peace With All Men Part 2"

Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord.
Peace With All Men

Saturday, September 19, 2015

8/16/15 Galatians 5:22 "Grow in the Fruit of the Spirit: Peace-The Difference Between False Peace and True Peace"

Peace: The Difference Between False Peace and True Peace

8/9/15 Galatians 5:22 "Grow in the Fruit of the Spirit: Joy Part 2"

Joy Part 2

8/2/15 Galatians 5:22 and John 15:1-13 "Grow in the Fruit of the Spirit: Joy"

Joy

7/26/15 2 Corinthians 2:14-17 The Inadequacy of Man and the Sufficiency of Christ

Man is incapable of saving himself, but Christ is all sufficient to save! Billy Andrews
The Sufficiency of Christ

7/26/15 Galatians 5:22 "Grow in the Fruit of the Spirit: The Standard of Love"

Love is an unchanging standard as laid out in the scriptures. Jesus is the standard. So how are redeemed men to reflect the love of Jesus, this standard?
The Standard of Love

7/19/15 Acts 17:14-34 "Paul's Sermon on Mars Hill: God Show's Mercy"

What was the occasion of the sermon on Mars Hill? What drew Paul there?
God Shows Mercy

7/19/15 Genesis 10 "A Table of Nations"

A fascination display on how God has replenished the earth. This sermon was delivered by Pastor John Giarrizzo.
A Table of Nations

7/12/15 Isaiah 52 "The Work and the Purpose of the Servant"

How will Jesus accomplish the work God has given? What is the purpose?
The Work and Purpose of the Servant

7/12/15 "Grow in the Fruit of the Spirit: Love Part 1

The Fruit of the Spirit: Love

7/5/15 Galatians 5:22 "What Does the Fruit of the Spirit Look Like in the Christian?"

...we will be like Him...Study the actions and character of the Lord Jesus to see what you can emulate.
The Fruit of the Spirit in the Christian

6/28/15 Isaiah 50 " The Word that will Sustain the Weary"

Two questions are considered: What gives the Servant the "right" to speak like this? and What is the Word that sustains the weary?
The Word that will Sustain the Weary

Saturday, July 4, 2015

6/28/15 Galatians 5:22-25 "Grow in the Fruit of the Holy Spirit: The Local Church"

The fourth and often forgotten way a Christian can grow in the Fruit of the Holy Spirit: the local church.
Grow in the Fruit of the Holy Spirit: The Local Church

6/21/15 Isaiah 49:1-13 "A Sermon of the Servant"

What is it about the work of the Servant that will allow the salvation to be open to the Gentiles?
A Sermon of the Servant

6/21/15 John 14:12-14 and John 15:1-7 "Grow in the Fruit of the Holy Spirit: Praying According to the Will of God"

We need to learn to pray as we should: by using the word of God. This is another way in which we can grow in the Fruit of the Holy Spirit.
Praying According to the Will of God

6/14/15 Isaiah 42:8 "The Being and Character of God"

Who is it we worship? Who is it we serve? Who is this King of glory? We need to focus our minds on God's character and being.
The Being and Character of God

6/14/15 Galatians 5:22 "Grow in the Fruit of the Holy Spirit: Using the Word of God"

Only the Holy Spirit produces the Fruit of the Spirit, but the primary way to do this is through the word of God. If we wish to grow, we need to be in the word of God.
Grow in the Fruit of the Holy Spirit: Using the Word of God

6/07/15 1 Chronicles 28:2-7 "The Instructions of David to Israel"

The application here: how do the older generation of Christians transfer the knowledge they have received from the Lord to the younger generation?
The Instructions of David to Israel

5/31/15 Isaiah 42:6-8 "The Promise of God the Father to God the Son"

A look at how Jesus will be the light to the Nations, a promise given to him by his Father.
The Promise of God the Father to God the Son

5/24/15 Isaiah 42:2-4 "The Work of the Servant"

A look at eight works of the servant of the Lord.
The Work of the Servant

5/10/15 Psalm 19:14 "A Prayer to the Redeemer"

This is a prayer to the Redeemer for strength, for justification, and for sanctification.
A Prayer to the Redeemer

Saturday, June 13, 2015

5/31/15 Galatians 5:16-26 "Pursuing the Fruit of the Spirit Through the Means God has Given"

Four means are mentioned briefly in this sermon, but the first two are explored in depth. Next week, numbers 3 and 4 will be covered.
1. Abide in Christ
2. Let God's word abide in you.
3. Pray for spiritual growth.
4. Use the church faithfully.

Pursuing the Fruit of the Spirit Through the Means God has Given

5/17/15 Isaiah 42:1 Servant Songs in Isaiah: "Behold My Servant"

Learning of Jesus Christ the servant.
Behold My Servant

Saturday, April 18, 2015

4/5/15 Galatians 5:16 "What Kind of Strength Comes by the Spirit?"

A look into the power which comes to us through the resurrection of Christ and how that relates to the strength given us through the Holy Spirit.
The Strength of the Holy Spirit

3/29/15 2 Peter 3:14-17 "Three Important Duties of a Christian"

A wonderful message in helping the Christian reset or refocus their priorities.
3 Duties

3/29/15 John 12:9-26 "The Coming of a New Kingdom"

As Jesus enters into Jerusalem on his young donkey, we look into the scriptures and ponder what all this means as a New Kingdom is coming too.
The New Kingdom

3/22/15 2 Peter 3:13 "The Great Hope of the Christian"

This is the great hope of the Christian?
The Great Hope

3/22/15 Galatians 5:16 "What Does it Mean to Walk in the Spirit?

There are two principles presented in this verse: first, we are commanded to "walk in the Spirit" and second, we have remaining lusts within us that we must not carry out.
Walking in the Spirit

3/15/15 Galatians 5:14 "Love Thy Neighbor"

What is love?
What does it mean to love your neighbor?
Love Thy Neighbor

3/8/15 Galatians 5:13 "Freedom in Christ"

This is a message on our freedoms in Christ and how we should view them.
Freedom in Christ

Saturday, February 28, 2015

2/15/15 Galatians 5:2-6 "Saving Faith"

In this sermon we look at Paul's warning to the Christians and an explanation of true saving faith.
Saving Faith

2/8/15 Lamentations 3:19-24 "The Lord is my Portion"

The Lord is my portion by covenant faithfulness.
The Lord is my portion now.
The Lord is my personal portion.
The Lord is my Portion

2/8/15 Galatians 5:1-15 "We are Free in Christ"

A contrast of two kinds of lives: a life of freedom and a life of slavery. Here is a reminder that we are free in Christ and not slaves anymore to sin.
Free in Christ

2/1/15 Galatians 4:7-30 "Turning Back to the Elemental Things of the World"

Paul begs the Galatians to not go back to the festivals and the old ways of observing days and weeks, but to remember the blood spilt.  He urges them to remember the work of Christ.
Turning Back

1/25/15 Galatians 4:8-9 "To be Known by God"

1. You can know about God, but not know God.
2. There are consequences of not knowing God.
3. There are blessings for those who know God.
To be Known by God

1/18/15 Galatians 4:4-7 "We are Called Sons"

God, His Son, has become man, to redeem man to become sons.
We are Called Sons

1/18/15 Luke 23:8-12 "Christ, Standing Before King Herod"

Here we see Herod as an example of the heart and mind of mankind
Christ Standing Before King Herod

Saturday, January 31, 2015

1/11/15 1 Corinthians 10:12 "Take Heed Where You Stand Lest You Fall"

A scriptural encouragement and warning to the believer. A reminder and warning too, to the lost.
Take Heed Where You Stand

1/11/15 2 Peter 3:2 "Growing in Grace: The Means"

What is your job in this world? What should be your focus no matter what your circumstances? To grow in grace and knowledge of your Lord Jesus Christ. In order to do this, we need to remember the scriptures and the promises of the prophets of old.
Growing in Grace

Saturday, January 17, 2015

01/04/15 Galatians 4:4-5 "Adoption: A Doctrine of Love and Undeserved Grace"

Adoption

12/28/14 Revelations 12 "A Historical Summary of the War Between God and Satan"

A Historical Summary of the War Between God and Satan

12/28/14 Ecclesiastes 6:10-7:13 "How to Live Wisely in this Prestent World"

This particular sermon was delivered by Tom Hicks, a pastor in Montgomery, Alabama. It is a timely sermon to end the year. It is a wonderful sermon to meditate on as we begin the year of 2015. Below is a link to that sermon, and also a link to Tom's other sermon from Ecclesiastes. They are all worthy of your time!

How to Live Wisely in this Present World

Tom Hicks Sermon Page from Morning View Baptist Church

12/21/14 2 Peter 3:1-9 "How Does Peter Handle the Scoffers?"

How Does Peter Handle the Scoffers?

12/21/14 Galatians 4:4-5 "The Faithfulness of God"

How do we see the faithfulness of God in these passages?
The Faithfulness of God

12/14/14 2 Peter 2:10-22 "False Teachers"

What is the character of a false teacher?
How does Christ build his church with the presence of false teachers?
What kind of man does Satan use to attack the church?
What kind of man does God use to build his church?
False Teachers