Resolve to Prioritize Service – Galatians 5:13-15

Paul wrote to the Galatians “Through love, serve one another.” This morning we consider the action of service, and the attitude of service as we conclude the month of January and our look at a number of priorities in the life of a Christian.

A More Excellent Way – 1 Corinthians 13 (sermon audio)

As he deals with the subject of spiritual gifts in the church, Paul takes a moment in the middle of his discussion to describe “a more excellent way.” He shows how gifts will pass away and how love will endure long after those gifts have gone.

Have This Mind in You – Philippians 2:5 (sermon audio)

Botham Jean was shot and killed in his apartment in September of 2018. In October of 2019, his killer, Amber Guyger, was convicted of murder and sentenced to serve 10 years in prison. At the end of the trial, Jean’s younger brother spoke to Guyger, fogiving her and expressing multiple times that he loved her, despite what had happened. He concluding by asking the judge if he could give Guyger a hug, which he was permitted to do. The two embraced for a long time as her sobs were heard throughout the courtroom. This young man’s Christ-like example is one that all Christians need to take notice of as we seek to have the mind of Christ in ourselves.

A Christian’s Response to Violence – Matthew 5:21-22 (sermon audio)

As the nation once again is in the wake of more tragic violence, it’s important to take a moment and consider how we as Christians should respond to that violence. When we think about what Jesus taught concerning violence, it is clear that we should respond with love and prayer.

Confidence Before His Throne – Hebrews 4:14-16, 10:19-26 (sermon audio)

We talk a lot about church attendance.  We ought to know how important it is for Christians to gather together for worship.  But it’s so much more than putting bodies in the seats.  It is important that we understand that God has given us good reasons for wanting to come and worship Him.  It’s all based in what He has done for us through His Son, Jesus Christ.