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1st Timothy – Part 8 – What to Avoid – and What to be Absorbed In – July 9, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Sermon Summary In 1 Timothy 4:7-16, Paul encourages Timothy to be a good servant of Jesus Christ, constantly nourishing himself and his congregation on Biblical truth. Paul provides some practical instructions in a list of “dos and don’ts”—positive and negative commands to help Timothy stay on track: Negative Commands Have […]

The Church Has Left the Building – Part 2 of 6 – Marks of a Disciple

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY At Triangle Community Church, our mission is not merely to make Christian converts, but to take the next step and “make disciples.” A disciple is a Christian who has committed himself to learn and grow in his relationship with Jesus Christ. Jesus gives us four distinguishing marks of a Christian […]

Getting There – Through Service – Part 5 of 8

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary As Christ-followers, our destination is to become more like Jesus Christ. We really can become more like our savior as we learn to practice the spiritual disciplines or habits that Jesus himself practiced, and which he taught to his disciples. One of these spiritual disciplines is the habit of service. […]

Getting There – Through Time with God in Prayer – Part 4 of 8

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Spending time in prayer is a spiritual discipline that is instrumental to the Christian’s journey to become more like Christ. Prayer is vital to our spiritual health and instrumental to life change. However, if we are honest, many of us view prayer as an optional part of the Christian life. […]

Getting There – Confidently – Part 3 of 8

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary 2 Peter 1:1-11 1 Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ: 2 Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus […]

Getting There – Through Bible Study – Part 2 of 8

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary As followers of Christ, we are trying to become like Jesus. That is God’s will for us. He is our role model. He is the standard against which all humanity is measured. And that is because He is the only person who has ever lived, whose life was perfectly aligned […]

Getting There – Intro – Part 1 of 8

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Most of us are disappointed with how things have turned out in life. We are disappointed that we aren’t smarter, faster, taller, or more gifted. We wish we were more patient, loving, and kind toward others. We long to become better human beings. But to get there, we’ve got to […]

Danger: Life Ahead. Navigate Wisely – Introduction to Proverbs (Proverbs Series)

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary The book of Proverbs is, for the most part, the work of King Solomon, who reigned in Israel from 971 B.C. until 931 B.C. In his day, Solomon was world-renowned for his God-given great wisdom (1 Kings 3:12; 1 Kings 4:29- 34). You will notice throughout the book of Proverbs, […]

Modus Operandi – How God Works In His World – Part 2 of 2: The Means God Uses

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Modus operandi is Latin for “method of operation”. God’s M.O. is to use “means” to accomplish his will. A “means” is an instrument or a method used to accomplish something. God uses means to bring people into his family, and then he uses means to help us become fully-devoted followers. […]

Got Kids? – Part 4 of 6: Understanding Biblical Discipline

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Biblical discipline can be defined as “training that develops self-discipline and godly character” (Hebrews 12:7-11). Discipline is not punishment. The purpose of punishment is to inflict a penalty for an offense; the purpose of discipline is to train for correction and maturity. Punishment focuses on past misdeeds; discipline on future […]

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