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February 9, 2016

A New Creation – Embracing Our New Identity

A New Creation - Embracing Our New Identity

“Therefore, if any man is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things have come.” (2 Corinthians 5:17).  A fundamental problem many Christians have is their struggle to overcome sin and thus, they suffer from an identity crisis.  We live in an age and church culture where we are quick to identify ourselves […]

February 14, 2016

Self-Control – It is a Fruit of the Spirit

Self-Control - It is a Fruit of the Spirit

“If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit.” (Galatians 5:25).  Living as a new creation compels us to live above our “animal” nature. We are not the sum total of our desires, our lusts, or our impulses. We do not have an inherent right to live by our desires.  Living […]

February 22, 2016

Discipleship – Jesus Never Said It Would Be Easy!

Discipleship - Jesus Never Said It Would Be Easy!

“…If anyone wishes to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.”  (Mark 8:34).  Not only is it true that we don’t have a right to live by our desires, but on an even more fundamental level it is also true we do not have a right  to […]

March 7, 2016

The Church – We’re In This Together!

The Church - We're In This Together!

“Bear one another’s burdens, and thus fulfill the law of Christ.” (Galatians 6:2).  The church is not the place to pretend we have arrived.  Where there is this kind of façade, the church ceases to be the church.   In fact, the church (if it is truly the church) is the perfect place to share our […]

April 11, 2016

The Faith Factor in Overcoming Sin

The Faith Factor in Overcoming Sin

“No one who is born of God practices sin, because His seed abides in him; and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.” (1 John 3:9, NASB95)  In this message we will spend time looking at the 5 New Testament words for “sin” and understand, then, how our faith in Christ can help […]