Sermons on Discipleship

Sermons on Discipleship

The Character of a Godly Family

July 5, 2020.  “The Character of a Godly Family”     6:1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), 3 “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” 4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. (ESV)

The Character of a Godly Wife

June 28, 2020. “The Character of a Godly Wife” 21 submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ. 22 Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior. 24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands. (ESV)

The Character of a Godly Husband

June 21, 2020. “The Character of a Godly Husband” 25 Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, 26 that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, 27 so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish. 28 In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies.…

Mutual Ministry

June 14, 2020. “Mutual Ministry” 19 addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart, 20 giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, 21 submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ. (ESV)

Imitators

June 7, 2020. Imitators. 5:1 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. (ESV)

This Is What We Look Like

May 31, 2020. “This Is What We Look Like” 25 Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another. 26 Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, 27 and give no opportunity to the devil. 28 Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to…

Walk This Way!

May 24, 2020 Walk This Way! 17 Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds. 18 They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart. 19 They have become callous and have given themselves up to sensuality, greedy to practice every kind of impurity. 20 But that is not the…

Living a Worthy Life

May 17, 2020 Living a Worthy Life. 4:1 I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, 2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, 3 eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. (ESV)

The Riches of His Glory

May 10, 2020. “The Riches of His Glory” 14 For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, 16 that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, 18 may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what…

We Are a Masterpiece

May 3, 2020   “We Are a Masterpiece” 2:1 And you were dead in the trespasses and sins 2 in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— 3 among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the…

The Hope of His Calling

April 26, 2020 “The Hope of His Calling” 15 For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, 16 I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him, 18 having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may…

Our True Identity

Sunday April 19, 2020 “Our True Identity” Pastor Craig begins a sermon series “The Great Life”.  You were created to live a great life, but don’t be fool by imitations. There’s nothing wrong with desiring wealth, purpose, love, or power. In fact, God desire these things for us and fully intends for us to have them. But when we strive for the things of the world we become frustrated and unfulfilled…we look for the next achievement, only to be disappointed…

I’m Reminding You to Remember!

February 23, 2020. I’m Reminding you to Remember. 12 Therefore I intend always to remind you of these qualities, though you know them and are established in the truth that you have. 13 I think it right, as long as I am in this body, to stir you up by way of reminder, 14 since I know that the putting off of my body will be soon, as our Lord Jesus Christ made clear to me. 15 And I will make every effort so…

Fixed Focus: Steps to Keep a Fixed Focus on God

January 26, 2020. Fixed Focus: Steps to Keep a Fixed Focus on God. 12:1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, 2 looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at…

Fixed Focus: Reasons We Lose Our Focus

Sunday January 19, 2020. Fixed Focus: Reasons We Lose Our Focus. 25 Let your eyes look directly forward,and your gaze be straight before you. 26 Ponder the path of your feet;then all your ways will be sure. 27 Do not swerve to the right or to the left;turn your foot away from evil. (ESV)