In this passage, Jesus explains what His departure will mean for His disciples, emphasizing obedience and the role of the Holy Spirit.
Pastors Lenartz and Nagengast join Pastor Walton this week to discuss the opportunities for spiritual growth this summer.
Those who place their faith in Christ have only one option, only one logical next step, and that is to walk in Him - as His disciple.
God says suffering injustice patiently is acceptable to Him. Not sure about this? Take the example of Jesus Christ himself.
Riches can have such a tight hold on man. They grip our hearts in ways very few other things can, but praise God all chains can be broken by Christ!
A heart for God is developed in a man by believing in the heart and obeying from the heart, and is tested in words that come from the heart.
To be sanctified is to be separated from profane things and dedicated to God, to be purified for use by God. This was Jesus' prayer for His disciples.
Paul calls the Roman church to His side in this passage, exhorting them to actively, daily, and deliberately present their whole selves to God.
Do we have a desire to follow Jesus and have we made this known to Him and to others? If so, have we considered what it will mean?
If we can follow Paul's example and heed his advice, we can learn to maximize our role in the church and develop an effective local church ministry.
A common phrase in Christianity appears in Galatians 5: the fruit of the Spirit. It's a way of describing attributes that God works within us to develop.
This Harvest Echoes podcast features Pastor Kurt Skelly and a 2016 Missions Conference sermon from Mark chapter fourteen, called "Break the Box."