Sermons on Relationships (Page 2)

Sermons on Relationships (Page 2)

You Asked For It: How to Change

You Asked For It: How to Change We all have areas of our lives that we excel in and areas that seem to be more stubborn. Satan often uses the latter to bring us under guilt, condemnation, and shame. Romans 7:15 (NLT) I don’t understand myself at all, for I really want to do what is right, but I don’t do it. Instead, I do the very thing I hate. UNDERSTANDING THE CYCLE It becomes a part of your identity.…

You Asked For It: Dealing with Disappointment

You Asked For It: Dealing with Disappointment John 16:33 (NIV) I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. Disappointment is when reality does not meet our expectations. When life does not meet our expectations it hurts. This world will fail us, but God never will! CHANGING EXPECTATIONS 2 Corinthians 4:16-18 (NIV) Do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting…

Love Like Jesus Part 6

Love Like Jesus Part 6 1 Corinthians 14:1 (AMP) Eagerly pursue and seek to acquire [this] love [make it your aim, your great quest]. Love is the sign of spiritual maturity. Love forgives. Love serves. Love connects. Love prays. Love believes. Mark 14:35-36 (NLT) He went on a little farther and fell to the ground. He prayed that, if it were possible, the awful hour awaiting him might pass him by. “Abba, Father,” he cried out, “everything is possible for you. Please take this cup…

Love Like Jesus Part 5

Love Like Jesus Part 5 1 Corinthians 14:1 (AMP) Eagerly pursue and seek to acquire [this] love [make it your aim, your great quest]. John 13:1 (ERV) Jesus knew that the time had come for him to leave this world and go back to the Father. Jesus had always loved the people in the world who were his. Now was the time he showed them his love the most. We’ve been looking at the last week in Jesus’s life and we have…

Love Like Jesus Part 4

Love Like Jesus Part 4 1 Corinthians 14:1 (AMP) Eagerly pursue and seek to acquire [this] love [make it your aim, your great quest]. Week 1:  Love is the sign of spiritual maturity. Week 2:  Love forgives. Week 3:  Love serves other. Week 4:  Love connects. Doesn’t isolate. Do life together. Philippians 2:1-4 (MSG) If you’ve gotten anything at all out of following Christ, if his love has made any difference in your life, if being in a community of the Spirit…

Love Like Jesus Part 3

Love Like Jesus Part 3 1 Corinthians 14:1 (AMP) Eagerly pursue and seek to acquire [this] love [make it your aim, your great quest]. To love like Jesus, we have to be willing to forgive. To love like Jesus, we have to be willing to serve others. JESUS Washes feet Luke 22:24-27 (MSG) They [the disciples] were bickering over who of them would end up the greatest. But Jesus intervened: “Kings like to throw their weight around and people in authority like to…

Love Like Jesus Part 2

JESUS FORGIVES SINNERS Matthew 6:14-15 (NIV) For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. Luke 23:32-34 (NIV) Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with [Jesus] to be executed. When they came to the place called the Skull, they crucified him there, along with the criminals—one on his right, the other on…

Love Like Jesus Part 1

Love Like Jesus Part 1 Romans 5:5 (TLB) . . . God has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with His love. The Three Forms of Love: Eros—a selfish love based on physical traits. Philos—a friend love based on shared experiences. Agape—a divine love based on intimacy with God. Everything in life works when you pursue agape love. 1 Corinthians 14:1 (AMP) Eagerly pursue and seek to acquire [this] love [make it your aim, your great quest]. What is God’s love John…
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