Sermons on John
Koinonia is the spirit of one anothering among God’s people and is essential to spiritual transformation and becoming the presence of Christ in the world.
Learning to live in a state of peace in spite of circumstances calls for learning to practice the presence of God.
Our long-term vision to be a multiplying church is rooted in having a “right now” vision of the Harvest in front of us.
It is first our spirit, not our behavior, that must be transformed, leading to the “life from above” that Jesus promises.
No matter the trials or struggles we face, even in moments of doubt, we must never forget the many promises of Christ, continuing to walk in The Risen Way.
Jesus’ Prayer for us as his disciples is that we might experience a unity of His love, vividly seen by the world, leading others to also believe and receive.
When faith, hope, and love is at the center of our motivation, joy and peace become our default disposition.
Jesus willingly died to save us from our sins.
To abide in Jesus is to be constantly in tune with and listening to and responding to His word and His love as we interact with the world.
The Holy Spirit brings us from death to life, teaches and coaches us to be like Christ, and empowers us to be His witnesses, leading disoriented people into the Kingdom.
Thanks to Jesus, we know where we’re going and how to get there.
The ultimate expression of a person who has apprenticed their life to Jesus is when they fully exhibit the heart of a servant in every relationship.