Sermon Outline Today, we are going to cover the book of Philemon – short letter How many people have ever heard a sermon from Philemon? Themes: forgiveness, unity, church as family I can understand why preachers may choose to avoid this letter Explosive letter because it deals with the issue of slavery What does the […]
The new creation changes the way believer’s view others, it changes their purpose, and lastly… The new creation changes the character of a believer’s ministry. Getting at the character of Paul’s ministry, the flavor of his ministry and Paul’s ethos as a minister is important for all Christians since every single believer is called to […]
Second, the new creation changes changes the believer’s purpose in life. Why don’t we go straight to heaven the moment we are saved? We are a new creation. We have our ticket to heaven. Why doesn’t God just save us and zap us a split second after our baptism and whisk us away so that […]
Happy Mother’s Day! Today I want to talk about the new creation and the ministry of reconciliation. Main thesis: The new creation changes a few things in the life of a believer: 1) it changes the way they view others, 2) it changes their purpose, and 3) it changes the character of their ministry. Before […]
1) The cross shapes our identity How does the cross shape your identity? Let’s review what we are saved from and what we are saved into. In other words, what does the cross or the gospel accomplish in a believer’s life? In a nutshell, we are a new creation.
A minster is not a doctor whose primary task is to take away pain. Rather, he deepens the pain to a level where it can be shared. When someone comes with his loneliness to the minister, he can only expect that his loneliness will be understood and felt, so that he no longer has to […]