"January" Tagged Sermons

“Running to Win”

Athletes are truly inspiring to watch in action. They have trained to be the best at what they do. Natural talent is not everything, their ability had to be developed through a rigorous training plan which encompassed every area of their lives. Our passage today compares the Christian life to an athletic event. Some who at first profess faith in Christ end up giving up on Christ to go after sin. Others fail to live in Christ and end up in guilt and shame for their decisions (Mark 14:27-30). Our passage today reminds us that the key to Christian living is devotion, and we discipline ourselves for the things we love. What kind of discipline helps us grow in devotion?

“Joy in the Journey”

Psalm 120-122 (NKJV) Plea for Relief from Bitter Foes A Song of Ascents. 120 In my distress I cried to the Lord, And He heard me. 2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips And from a deceitful tongue. 3 What shall be given to you, Or what shall be done to you, You false tongue? 4 Sharp arrows of the warrior, With…

“Handling Anxiety”

Philippians 4:1-9 (NIV) Closing Appeal for Steadfastness and Unity 4 Therefore, my brothers and sisters, you whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, dear friends! 2 I plead with Euodia and I plead with Syntyche to be of the same mindin the Lord. 3 Yes, and I ask you, my…

“Blessing in the Face of Enemies”

Psalm 41 (NKJV) The Blessing and Suffering of the Godly To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. 41 Blessed is he who considers the poor;The Lord will deliver him in time of trouble.2 The Lord will preserve him and keep him alive,And he will be blessed on the earth;You will not deliver him to the will of his enemies.3 The Lord will strengthen him on his bed…