"Lakeview UMC" Tagged Messages
Essentials of Faith and Stewardship Romans 6:1-8 Remain focused on the essentials of faith keeps us from becoming distracted by non-essentials. Stewardship of all we have is part of our essential response. In Romans, Paul draws attention to the essentials of our faith; everything we need to be faithful disciples. This teaching is important for us because we are so easily distracted and we are easily led to believe other, lesser things, are also essential leading to dissension and disunity…
To be a healthy believer and strong in faith, one must be deep in scripture.
Faithfulness is better done than said. The reality of our human condition is that our faith in God is a practice, a discipline that takes time to mature and become a part of who we are. For many of us this is a life-long practice.
A reminder that Jesus is the Master of the Universe.
God calls us out of the winter of our lives; out of despair, fear, hopelessness into a new life.
Believers have a variety of options when defending against spiritual perils. Ephesians has some practical applications for us today.
In our struggles of life, no matter where or what is happening, we have not been asked to be “successful” by human standards but to persevere. With our spiritual vision, we can look and declare “What a view!” of God’s work.
In an increasingly divided world, it is Jesus who can bring us together but we must be willing to go and share our life together.
God plans for our welfare on earth and for a home in heaven, but we can choose to follow our own way and suffer eternally.
Where have you chosen to live in the City of God? How has it changed you?
God’s call is persistent and our call to him should also be persistent.
We are God’s Ambassadors 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 Ordinary people doing extraordinary things for the church and God’s Kingdom, working together – nothing is impossible!