Sermons on Emotional Health

Sermons on Emotional Health

Love Can Part 4: The Balance of Love

LOVE CAN PART 4: THE BALANCE OF LOVE GOAL #1: To lead us to repentance (new life). GOAL #2: For us to love the way God loves. GOAL #3: Gratitude for God’s gift of new life. BALANCE OF LOVE Agape love is selfless, sacrificial, and unconditional. Agape also stands up for justice and always protects. 1 Corinthians 13:6-7 (NIV) Love does not delight in evil [injustice, wrongdoing, harm] but rejoices with the truth. It always protects [to ward off, cover…

Love Can Part 3: The Goals of God’s Love

Love Can Part 3: The Goals of God’s Love God’s love is unconditional. It looks beyond sin to the treasure within. It pulls out God’s original intention for our lives. THE GOALS OF GOD’S LOVE Romans 2:4 (FD) Do you imagine you can dodge God’s sentence, knowing that you are guilty? Graciously the Almighty has been patient and tolerant with you and me in order to win us to a new pattern of life. LOVE’S GOAL #1: To leads you…

Love Can Part 2: Aspects of Agape

LOVE CAN PART 2: ASPECTS OF AGAPE Romans 5:8 (NIV) God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Agape love is an unconditional love. It loves us when we are at our worst. John 3:16 (NIV) God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. Agape love is a giving love, not a taking…

Love Can Part 1: Four Kinds of Love

FOUR KINDS OF LOVE Eros—a romantic love based on physical desire. Philos—a friendship love based on shared experiences. Storge—a family love based on brotherly affection. Agape—a divine love based on intimacy with God. Agape is an unconditional love. It is not short-sighted. It sees God’s original intention. It looks beyond sin to the treasure within. Romans 5:5 (TLB) . . . God has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with His love. Only agape love can pull…

Cast Your Care On The Lord

THE 5 LEADING CAUSES OF STRESS Finances Work Family Health Relationships All these leading causes of stress have their root in worry. Luke 12:22-28 (TPT) Jesus taught his disciples, saying, “Listen to me. Never let anxiety enter your hearts. Never worry about any of your needs, such as food or clothing. For your life is infinitely more than just food or the clothing you wear . . . . Does worry add anything to your life? Can it add one…

In-Joy Your Summer

THE DIVINE ORDER OF JOY John 15:9-11 teaches us the divine order of joy: John 15:9-11 (NKJV) As the Father loved Me, I also have loved you; abide in My love. If you keep My commandments [walk in my way], you will abide in My love, just as I have kept My Father’s commandments and abide in His love. These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full. 1.  Abide in God’s…

Death To Selfie Part 3: The Power of Identity

Death To Selfie Part 3: The Power of Identity The “Selfie” illustrates a conflict that exists between who we believe ourselves to be and who we want other people to see. There is the me I see. There is the me I hope to be. There is the me I pretend to be. There is the me I was created to be. THE POWER OF IDENTITY In this series, we’ve seen Jacob trying to be someone he is not, Leah…

Death To Selfie Part 2: Relationship Behaviors

Death To Selfie Part 2: Relationship Behaviors The “Selfie” illustrates a conflict that exists between who we believe ourselves to be and who we want other people to see. There is the me I see. There is the me I hope to be. There is the me I pretend to be. There is the me I was created to be. LOW SELF-ESTEEM RELATIONSHIP BEHAVIORS 1. Over Apologizing – If you apologize for apologizing you may be struggling with low self-worth.…

Death To Selfie Part 1: The Selfie Self-Image

THE SELFIE SELF-IMAGE There are over 1 million selfies posted each day. 36% of people admit to altering their selfies. 14% admit to digitally enhancing them. Billions of selfies are deleted and retaken. The “Selfie” illustrates a conflict that exists between who we believe ourselves to be and who we want other people to see. Our goal, in this series, is to help you embrace who God believes you to be. Put to death your current self-image and embrace the…

Selfless Part 4: Grateful In The Grind

Selfless Part 4: Grateful In The Grind Philippians 2:2-4 (MGS) Be deep-spirited friends . . . . Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead . . . . Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand. Most of us live our lives under the illusion that something around the corner matters more than what we are doing now. We find ourselves wishing our current season away, waiting for the next season to come. But around every corner is…