Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Thought of the day—

The wisest man ever to live, King Solomon, warns of spiritual neglect in these words – ‘A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man.’ His words paint the picture of a Christian who through spiritual neglect has slide into a state of spiritual indifference. It doesn’t take gross sin to produce a chilled heart. Just start missing church, neglecting of the Bible, and ignoring prayer and ‘spiritual slumber’ will come upon us quickly. Allow seemingly ‘little’ things of neglect – a Sunday missed here, a few days of no time in the Word, and prayer put aside for other things and soon, bad spiritual habits will form in our lives. And when bad spiritual habits form, the heart grows cold and spiritual indifference settles in and we lose the wonder, joy, and power of the Gospel in our lives. Remember, it is the little things – a little sleep, a little slumber – which will cut the spiritual nerves in our lives, desensitize us, and produce a backslider (Proverbs 23:33-34).

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Faith of Our Fathers Conference - August 11, 2017


The Apostle Paul’s Prayer for Experiential Christianity – Part 9

The praying life of the Apostle Paul in his letter to the Ephesians is a goldmine of instruction on true Christian experience. In this ninth part of an examination of Ephesians 3:14-19, Pastor Jim looks at why God strengthens us by His Spirit; to produce a stable Christian life grounded in Christ’s Person and love.

Model of a Holy Life: Our Heavenly Father – Part 2

Salvation is a call to holiness. Our God who is Holy, Holy, Holy calls out a people to become like Him. In Peter’s opening instructions to these suffering believers, he emphasizes the that the model of holiness is not our conduct or behavior, but our God Himself. In this second part of Pastor Jim’s message on our model for a Holy life we will begin seeking to see God as He is . . . holy, holy, holy . . . and the transforming power such a look will do in us.


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