Sermons on Sanctification & Growth
Mercy comes from mercy. Our mercy to each other comes from God's mercy to us.
Obedience to God makes our God-glorifying hope visible and proves that it is real in our lives.
Miracles should motivate us to look past the miracle to Jesus and move away from sin.
The market wants power to escape weakness in leisure, but Christianity offers power to endure weakness in love.
If God were only an incinerating fire, heaven would be empty. And if he were no fire, heaven would be empty.
Faith says to every temptation of the world: NO, BE GONE! I know where true satisfaction is to be found.
The aim of life—including our social and political life—is to live to God.
The cross is not a mere event in history; it's a way of life!
Jesus had love to suffer for us that we might have faith to suffer with him.
It is the duty of Christians to seek God's power to fulfill good resolves.
The death of Christ does not turn away the wrath of God from all people. In order to benefit from the work that God has done outside of us, we must now experience the work that he does within us by the Holy Spirit. What is this work and how is it related to the gift of justification?