Source: Lifestyle Evangelism
Repeal and replace would be considered a trigger phrase in the United States today. Most people who pay any attention naturally think about the arguments over the US healthcare system. I like for my blog posts to be relevant, so I take everyday phrases, events, or illustrations and turn our thoughts toward Jesus. I understand that as I do this I sometimes risk losing some readers because they are so opinionated about certain things. This is probably one of them. But if you will hang with me, this is not about healthcare. It’s about “repeal and replace”.
This morning I listened to a Matt Chandler sermon. He said that in our world, God is in the process of deconstructing the way the world is and reconstructing it the way He made it. I would expound on that observation by arguing that on a more personal level, we must understand…
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Source: The Things that Make for Peace
from Brad Hambrick
This post is meant to offer guidance to common “What now?” questions that could emerge from Pastor J.D.’s sermon on John 14:12-26 preached at The Summit Church Saturday/Sunday February 25-26, 2012.
If the Holy Spirit is indeed “the shy member of the Trinity” (always drawing attention to Jesus), then Romans 8 is a passage where His bashfulness if most noticeable. The role of the Holy Spirit in Romans 8 is often tragically lost and often leads to applications of this passage that do not reflect Paul’s pastoral intent when he penned these verses.
Most Christians know (whether they quote or cringe) verse 28, “All things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” But few recitations of this passage trace the journey of how Paul applied this truth; as a result the sovereignty of the Father is emphasized to the neglect of…
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By Greg Holt
“Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered”(Romans 8:26).
Do you know what prayer is? Prayer is like a vehicle that delivers our thoughts to God. But sometimes, our burdens seem too heavy to send. Have you ever felt like you had a four ton problem and a two ton truck and didn’t know how to pray for that problem?
Throughout our lives, there are going to be problems that we will not know how to solve. And we won’t even know how to ask God to solve them. It is during these times, that the Spirit will pray for us with sighs too deep for words.
Sermons of the Week:
Piper Sermon: The Demonstration of God’s Righteousness Part 1
Rogers Sermon: How to Be the Father of a Wise Child
Good Morning Men. I have decided to attach two sermons. I know that Pastor John Piper can be very meaty and deep, so I wanted to make sure there was something more palatable for everyone from the new believer to the non-believer to enjoy. From now on I will be attaching two sermons, one from Pastor John. The other from Pastor Adrian Rogers.
Also, this weeks devotion was something my wife shared with me from her women’s ministry. I thought it was really powerful and decided to share it with you all this week.
Praying for this ministry, praying for all of your relationships with Christ and for the marriages in this group. Men, I really just long and desire for all of you to know God…
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