Transforming Ordinary People into Extraordinary Followers of Christ

Sermons on Spiritual Growth

Growing God’s Way – Let’s Keep it Going

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Today’s message marks the end of a seven part series that we have entitled, “Growing God’s Way.” The question we have tried to answer in this series is this: How do we become more like Christ? First, Jesus said, “You must be born again.” Salvation sets the needed spiritual foundation.…

Growing God’s Way – Through Worship

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Psalm 63 The key to real life change is found in practicing the spiritual disciplines that Jesus practiced Himself, which He taught His disciples. So far we have talked about Bible study, prayer, serving, and fellowship. Today we’ll learn about developing a lifestyle of worship. What is worship? How do…

Growing God’s Way – Through Fellowship

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY 1 Corinthians 1:9 When many of us think of “fellowship”, we envision what happened in millions of American homes last Sunday—things such as Super Bowl parties. Food, friends, fun. And to be honest, that is a sort of fellowship—a friendly relationship centered around some common interest. But the Bible points…

Growing God’s Way – Through Serving

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY John 13:1-17 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…

Growing God’s Way – Through Prayer

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Matthew 6:5-13 Real life-change is found in practicing the spiritual disciplines that Jesus himself practiced and taught his disciples. Prayer is one of those critical spiritual disciplines. Prayer is vital to spiritual health and offers many spiritual benefits. Luke 5 tells us that “Jesus Himself would often slip away to…

Growing God’s Way – Through Bible Study

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Matthew 4:4 Spiritual maturity looks like Jesus. He is our role model and the standard against which all humanity is measured, because He is the only person who has ever lived whose life was perfectly aligned with God’s will (Matthew 22:37-39). When we look at the news, we are confronted…

Growing God’s Way – An Introduction

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY 1 Timothy 4:7-10 As a pastor, I have conversations with lots of people. One thing I’ve learned it that most of use are disappointed with how things have turned out in life. We’re disappointed that we haven’t done a better job preparing for retirement, that we haven’t been a better…

Spiritual Checkup

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY The Christian life is meant to be one of progress and growth. 2 Peter 3:18 says: “Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” How can we know if we are making real spiritual progress, and not merely deceiving ourselves with spiritual activity? You are…

It’s Time for Your Spiritual Checkup!

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary The Christian life is meant to be one of progress and growth. 2 Peter 3:18 says: “Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” How can we know if we are making real spiritual progress, and not merely deceiving ourselves with spiritual activity? You are…

Jesus’ Parables – Lessons to Live By – The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant – Part 2 of 5 – September 18, 2016

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY In Matthew 18:21-35, we find a parable that focuses on forgiveness. From it we can glean several principles that will enable us to set others, as well as ourselves, free, as we extend forgiveness. In this passage, Peter asks Jesus about his obligation to forgive when a “brother” or fellow…

Connect2TCC / Online Community