7 Commitments of Highly Fruitful Christians

  1. Wholehearted surrender to the Lordship of Jesus Christ Matthew 16:24-25 24 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. 25 For whoever wants to save his…

Living by faith in the Word of God

Everyone puts their faith in something. We either trust in the Word of God or we trust in our feelings and perceptions. David was a man who trusted in the Word of God. In 1 Samuel 17 David is confronted with the taunts and challenges…

The Resurrection, Ascension and Seating of Jesus

The resurrection of Jesus is one of the essential truths of Christianity 1 Corinthians 15:1-4 1 Let me now remind you, dear brothers and sisters, of the Good News I preached to you before. You welcomed it then, and you still stand firm in…

First Importance

1 Corinthians 15:3-4 3 For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 4 that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures   The…

By Grace alone, through Faith alone, in Christ alone!

Ephesians 2:8-9 8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— 9 not by works, so that no one can boast. Big Idea The hallmark of the Reformation and the New Testament…

Keep the main thing the main thing!

Acts 2:22-24 22 “Fellow Israelites, listen to this: Jesus of Nazareth was a man accredited by God to you by miracles, wonders and signs, which God did among you through him, as you yourselves know. 23 This man was handed over to you by God’s deliberate…

The Truest Thing About You is What God Says is True

 Identity: The truest thing about you is what God says is true God says that we have received the permanent and transforming gift of the Holy Spirit The Father planned salvation, the Son accomplished salvation and the Holy Spirit applies and empowers salvation Every…

The Power of the Truth

I recently read a fictional book about the hunt for a powerful bio-weapon that could trigger the annihilation of the entire population of the United States. In this thriller, America’s top agent travels the Middle East and Europe seeking to intercept and neutralize this…

The Truest Thing About Me is What God Says is True

Identity: The truest thing about me is what God says is true God says, “I am righteous and saved by grace” Romans 5:12-21 12 Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came…

Victory by the Spirit

Victory by the Spirit Romans 7:21-8:11   1.    There is both struggle and victory in the Christian life 21 So I find this law at work: When I want to do good, evil is right there with me. 22 For in my inner being…