Sermons on Mind Renewal

Sermons on Mind Renewal

The Beat of a Different Drum Part 2: The Heartbeat of God

The Beat of a Different Drum Part 2: The Heartbeat of God We’ve learned that the world beats to three main drums: The lust of the flesh – selfishness. The lust of the eyes – greed. The pride of life – godlessness. Less of God in our life John 13:23 (NKJV) Now there was leaning on Jesus’ bosom one of His disciples, whom Jesus loved. If you were leaning your head on God’s chest, what would you hear? What are…

The Beat of a Different Drum Part 1: The World’s Beat

The Beat of a Different Drum PART 1: THE WORLD’S BEAT Christianity is not about what we can’t do. It is about what we can do with God in our lives. But you will never understand that until you start marching to a different beat. 1 John 2:15-17 (MSG) Don’t love the world’s ways. Don’t love the world’s goods. Love of the world squeezes out love for the Father. Practically everything that goes on in the world—wanting your own way,…

If My People Part 2: Humbling Ourselves

HUMBLING OURSELVES 2 Chronicles 7:14 (NLT) If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land. If you humble self, I will hear. If you seek me, I will forgive. If you turn, I will restore. A big part of us humbling ourselves, seeking God, and turning away from sin is seeing…

Trust God Part 2: Hold On To God’s Word

Trust God Part 2: Hold On To God’s Word 2 Corinthians 1:8-10 (TLB) I think you ought to know, dear brothers, about the hard time we went through in Asia. We were really crushed and overwhelmed, and feared we would never live through it. We felt we were doomed to die and saw how powerless we were to help ourselves; but that was good, for then we put everything into the hands of God, who alone could save us, for…

Trust God Part 1: God’s Word Is Powerful

TRUST GOD PART 1 2 Corinthians 1:8-10 (TLB) I think you ought to know, dear brothers, about the hard time we went through in Asia. We were really crushed and overwhelmed, and feared we would never live through it. We felt we were doomed to die and saw how powerless we were to help ourselves; but that was good, for then we put everything into the hands of God, who alone could save us, for he can even raise the…

Right and Wrong Thinking Part 4

Right and Wrong Thinking Part 4 Hosea 4:6 (EXB) My people ·will be [or are being] destroyed, because they ·have no [lack] knowledge. FOUR AREAS OF SANCTIFICATION Our knowledge of God, self, our enemy, and faith. OUR KNOWLEDGE OF FAITH Faith comes from the Greek word “pistis;” meaning to turn to, believe in, trust in, and hope in the Lord. Acts 11:21 (CEV) The Lord’s power was with them, and many people turned to the Lord and put their faith…

Right and Wrong Thinking Part 3

Right and Wrong Thinking Part 3 Hosea 4:6 (EXB) My people ·will be [or are being] destroyed, because they ·have no [lack] knowledge. FOUR AREAS OF SANCTIFICATION Our knowledge of God. Our knowledge of self. Our knowledge of our enemy. Our knowledge of faith. OUR KNOWLEDGE OF OUR ENEMY Much of what we believe about the devil has been mixed with the views of Judaism. There is a spiritual bond between Christianity and Judaism. Like Christianity, Judaism begins with the…

Right and Wrong Thinking Part 2

Right and Wrong Thinking Part 2 Hosea 4:6 (EXB) My people ·will be [or are being] destroyed, because they ·have no [lack] knowledge. John 17:17 (NIV) Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth. FOUR AREAS OF SANCTIFICATION Our knowledge of God. Our knowledge of self. Our knowledge of our enemy. Our knowledge of faith. Proverbs 16:18 (NKJV) Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. Our self-perception is one of the main places we must…

Right and Wrong Thinking Part 1

RIGHT and WRONG THINKING Part 1 Hosea 4:6 (EXB) My people ·will be [or are being] destroyed, because they ·have no [lack] knowledge. John 17:17 (NIV) Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth. “Sanctify” means to separate, free, set apart, and make holy.  To “make holy” means to make like the Lord. Four Areas of Sanctification: Our knowledge of God. Our knowledge of self. Our knowledge of our enemy. Our knowledge of faith. Romans 12:2 (NIV) Do not…
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