Contributed on Sep 9, 2004
A sermon showing the pattern of prayer in the early church and that this pattern should be maintained in our lives, families, and church.
A HEALTHY CHURCH: ONE THAT PRAYS ACTS 4:23-31 ACTS 12:11-17 INTRODUCTION... (from http://www.firstphx.org/sermons/habits03.htm) Perhaps you heard the story of the woman who stepped forward after an accident preparing to help the victim. She was asked to step aside by a man who announced, ...read more
Contributed on Sep 16, 2004
It has to do with transforming attitude and producing action. This morning we will talk about giving, but it is not the kind of giving that you are thinking of. The kind of giving we will talk about today is not the giving of tithes and offerings, but t
A HEALTHY CHURCH: ONE THAT GIVES ROMANS 12:1-21 INTRODUCTION DL Moody once said, “The Scriptures were not given for our information, but for our transformation.” Becoming a healthy church, is a transformation and a process that is a worthy goal for any church to have. We talked last time ...read more
Contributed on Sep 25, 2004
What is the application for our church? My thought for you today is a very simple one: a healthy church is one that studies the Bible.
HEALTHY CHURCH: ONE THAT STUDIES HEBREWS 4:12-13 INTRODUCTION READ HEBREWS 4:12-13 I. DESCRIPTION OF THE WORD OF GOD I must confess that I love this passage because it is so descriptive about God’s Word. We have in this passage a wonderful picture of God’s Word and its purposes in our ...read more
Contributed on Sep 30, 2004
A healthy church, no matter the set up, the music, the leader, the words, or the atmosphere... will be one that worships in the Spirit, in Holiness, At All Times, and in Humility.
A HEALTHY CHURCH: ONE THAT WORSHIPS REVELATION 4:1-11 INTRODUCTION... God I Wish You Had Been There After attending church one Sunday morning, a little boy knelt at his bedside that night and prayed, “Dear God, we had a good time at church today—but I wish you had been there!” READ ...read more
Contributed on Oct 16, 2004
A healthy church is one that evangelizes. What is evangelism? Evangelism simply is the sharing of one’s faith and a communication of the message about Jesus. A healthy church is one that communicates the Gospel well.
A Healthy Church: One that Evangelizes Romans 10:14-15 INTRODUCTION We have been looking at a series of messages that deal with a healthy church. This is the fifth and final message in this series. There are of course other marks of a healthy church, but I believe we have covered the ...read more