Sermons on Spiritual Disciplines

Prayer Quest: Speak to Me

Prayer quest: Speak Lord, I’m listening June 27, 2021 Make me bold Change my heart Search my heart Send me John 17:3 Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.  Ps. 42:1-2 As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God? 1 Samuel 3:8-11 Then Eli realized that the Lord was…

Prayer Quest: Send Me

Prayer Quest: Send me June 20, 2021 Change my heart Make me bold Search my heart God help me. God help someone else. Isaiah 6:1-4 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him were seraphim, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and with two they were flying. And they were calling to one another: “Holy, holy, holy is…

Prayer Quest: Search Me

Bold Prayer – Look and Find June 13, 2021  Psalm 139:1-24 O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts form afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, you know it altogether. You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon…

Prayer Quest: Change Me

Prayer quest – change my heart June 6, 2021 Prayer invites God to move – powerful Prayer invites God to move – powerful Fill me with your Spirit/ Make me bold Changing oneself is almost impossible Romans 7:21-25 I have discovered this principle of life—that when I want to do what is right, I inevitably do what is wrong. I love God’s law with all my heart. But there is another power within me that is at war with my mind.…

Prayer Quest: Make Me Bold

Prayer Quest: Make Me Bold May 30, 2021 Prayer invites God to move – powerful All too often we pray last, not first Help me Jesus prayers Thank you Jesus prayers Act 3:6-8 Then Peter said, “Silver or gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.” Taking him by the right hand, he helped him up, and instantly the man’s feet and ankles became strong. He jumped to his…

Path Finding: Learn from Others

Path Finding: Learn from OthersOctober 11, 2020 Ps. 139:12-14, 16 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well… Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. God made me for a reason Invite Him to Lead  Psalm 32:8 The Lord says, “I…

Path Finding: Do the Next Thing Well

Path Finding: Do the Next Thing WellOctober 4, 2020 God made me for a reason 1 Cor. 12:14, 15, 18   Yes, the body has many different parts, not just one part. If the foot says, “I am not a part of the body because I am not a hand,” that does not make it any less a part of the body. But our bodies have many parts, and God has put each part just where he wants it. If you are…

Abide – Part 5

Abide: To remain and stay attentive, to be present with God   “To abide in Christ means to keep up a habit of constant close communion with Him–to be always leaning on Him, resting on Him, pouring out our hearts to Him, and using Him as our Fountain of life and strength, as our chief Companion and best Friend. To have His words abiding in us, is to keep His sayings and precepts continually before our memories and minds, and to make them…

Abide – Part 4

Abide: To be attentive, present with God   The discipline of thankfulness leads to feelings of gratefulness, which is necessary for mental health.  STAR: Stop, Take a breath, Appreciate, Respond   Gal. 5:16 -17, 22-23 So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. For the flesh desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the flesh. They are in conflict with each other, so that you are not to do whatever you want… But the fruit of the Spirit…

Abide – Part 3

Hosea 7:14 They do not cry out to me from their hearts, but wail upon their beds. They gather together for grain and new wine but turn away from me.  Abide: To be attentive, to be present with God   Abiding brings…  Soul nourishment Fellowship with God  Power over sin  Growth in Godly character   Any Time: Practicing the presence of Christ   We want to be so close to Jesus that it makes the devil too nervous to follow  “The number one reason why people don’t hear…
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