Sermons on Christian Living

Sermons on Christian Living

THE PRODUCT OF DISCIPLESHIP

THE PRODUCT OF DISCIPLESHIP 2 Timothy 2: 1-6 What is the product of discipleship? Devotion. Christianity is not devotion to work or a cause or a doctrine, but to a person, the Lord Jesus Christ. Mature believers. Commitment to Jesus leads to making disciples; to be a follower of Jesus – a disciple– a genuine Christian, we must be FISHERS OF MEN. Multiplied converts. When we follow the biblical mandate to “make disciples,” MULTIPLICATION will take place. Matchless peace. We can rest in the peace of…

THE PROCESS OF DISCIPLESHIP

THE PROCESS OF DISCIPLESHIP 2 Timothy 2: 1-2, Acts 18 What is a biblical disciple and what is a biblical disciple-maker? Discipleship is the ongoing and actual process of equipping people to follow Jesus in every dimension through personal investment in their life. Discipleship is not a method but a lifestyle. However, there is a process to discipleship that includes three aspects: devotion, discipline, and diligence. The process is summarized in 2 Timothy 2:2 “And the things you have heard from…

CONVERT OR DISCIPLE?

CONVERT OR DISCIPLE? Matthew 16:24 What is a biblical disciple and what is a biblical disciple-maker? A disciple is one who is radically committed to learning how to follow Jesus in every dimension of life. A disciple-maker is a mature, growing Jesus-follower who is actively working to reproduce Christ-like character in the life of a few people – equipping those people to follow Jesus in every dimension of their life by means of a personal investment in their life. There…

O, THE WONDERFUL CROSS

O, THE WONDERFUL CROSS Matthew 27:33-54 There is no other day in history that rises to the level of the day the King of Kings was crucified. It has the distinction of being both a day of intense evil and a day of glorious triumph of good over evil. It shows man at the height of his sinfulness. It was infamous because He came unto His own and His own received Him not; the Creator was put to death by…

The Importance of Truth and What it DOes

The Importance of Truth and What It Does 1 Corinthians 1:10-14 Our guest preacher is a gifted speaker and preacher of God’s Word who is a deeply respected and loved member of Crossroads. Dr. Mike Spradlin, President of Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, also hosts the Live by the Word radio program, a verse by verse study of books of the Bible broadcasted weekly. Dr. Spradlin earned his B.A. at Ouachita Baptist University and his M.Div. as well as a Ph.D.…

HOPE FOR HYPOCRITES – PART 2

HOPE FOR HYPOCRITES – part 2 MATTHEW 23:8-12 The church is not a sanctuary for saints; it is a hospital for sinners. Are there hypocrites in the church? Of course, there are! A HYPOCRITE is a person who pretends to have beliefs or practices which he or she does not actually possess. If we are honest, we have all been hypocritical at some point. We all get caught up in our reflection. We all want to be seen – to…

HOPE FOR HYPOCRITES – part 1

HOPE FOR HYPOCRITES – part 1 MATTHEW 23:8-12 Are there hypocrites in the church? A HYPOCRITE is a person who pretends to have beliefs or practices which he or she does not actually possess. In all honesty, have you ever been hypocritical about something? Who hasn’t? We all get caught up in our reflection. We all want to be seen – to be important – to be valuable. But that desire to be important can make it so that our…

GRADUATES DAY 2021

Graduates’ Day 2021 2 Timothy 2:14-17 2 Timothy 3:14-17 Graduation is a momentous step.  The word “GRADUATE” or “GRADUATION” comes from the Latin word “GRAOUS,” which means “STEP.” In addition to graduating from a school or course of study, we encounter such steps throughout life. This message addresses how to go forward into new areas of life by staying strong, staying surrendered, staying in the Scripture, and more.  Sources/Acknowledgements: Tony Evans Chuck Swindoll Max Lucado David Jeremiah The Illustrated Bible…

THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT, PART 2

THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT, Part 2 Matthew 22:34-40 Sources/Acknowledgements: Ensfield The Outline Bible Jim Blevins The Wiersbe New Testament Commentary Mike Penbrook Content for the sermon has been researched from many different sources. It is important that I attempt to acknowledge these sources whenever possible.

THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT

THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT Matthew 22:34-40 Sources/Acknowledgements: T Ensfield The Outline Bible Jim Blevins The Wiersbe New Testament Commentary Mike Penbrook Content for the sermon has been researched from many different sources. It is important that I attempt to acknowledge these sources whenever possible.