Sermons on Gospel Centered Living

Sermons on Gospel Centered Living

A Spiritual Wake-Up Call – Part 2

Be Prepared – Matthew 24:44 Romans 13:11-14Part 11. Understand the urgency of the times – vs. 112. Prepare for the return of Christ – vs. 12 A. Live In The Light – vs. 13 Lay aside the deeds of darkness: Dark conceals, light reveals Ephesians 4:17-24, 5:1; Colossians 3:1-4 Put on the armor of light – personal holiness 1 Thessalonians 5:1-9 B. Walk In The Day

A Spiritual Wake-Up Call – Part 1

1. Understand the urgency of the times – vs. 11 Christ could be here at any time – Matthew 16:27, 25:31; Revelation 22:20, 1 Corinthians 1:7, Philippians 3:20, Titus 2:13, 1 Peter 4:7, 13; James 5:9. Every chapter in 1 Thessalonians ends with a reference to Christ’s second coming. A. An evil time B. The last days – 2 Timothy 3:1, Hebrews 1:2, 1 Peter 1:20 C. Many scoff -…

Help For The Troubled Soul

Psalm 42 is a lament psalm – there is a way to suffer well1. A time of drought – vs. 1-5 Physical – thirst Spiritual – a longing for God2. A time of drowning – vs. 6-11 Adversity3. The psalmist’s response A. Look to God B. Preach to your soul Remember: Who God is God is sovereigh His steadfast love Hope In God, not in yourself

Gospel-Shaped Relationships: How Believers Love Others – Part 9

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5  Part 6 Part 7 Part 8#23 – A Vengeful Reluctance – Vs. 19 Leave room for the wrath of God. Reasons we can’t retaliate: 1. God has not given us the authority – Psalm 94:1, Proverbs 20:22, Nahum 1:2 2. God has not given us the ability – 1 Samuel 24:6-12, 26:9-11#24…

Gospel-Shaped Relationships: How Believers Love Others – Part 8

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5  Part 6 Part 7#20 – An Evil Avoidance – vs. 17-18 NEVER – Absolutely no one ever!! Matthew 5:11, John 15:18-19, 16:33; 2 Timothy 3:12, 1 Peter 4:12 Exodus 21:12, Leviticus 24:17-20 A. The punishment is not to be too severe, it must fit the crime B. The…

Gospel-Shaped Relationships: How Believers Love Others – Part 7

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5  Part 617. An Impartial Attitude – Continued As Christians we should be easy to get along with – Psalm 133:1 Anatomy of division within the church A. Hurt – Sows a seed of discord B. Bitterness – Dwelling on the issue C. Rationalization D. Avoidance E.…

Gospel-Shaped Relationships: How Believers Love Others – Part 6

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 514. A Friendly Response – vs. 14 Expect opposition if you follow Christ Matthew 10:23, John 15:18-21, 2 Timothy 3:12, 1 Peter 4:12-13, Matthew 5:38-45, 1 Peter 2:21-2315. A Joyful Collaboration – vs. 15a 1 Corinthians 12:2616. A Sympathetic Compassion – vs. 15b Can…

Gospel-Shaped Relationships: How Believers Love Others – Part 5

Part 1        Part 2 Part 3 Part 411. A prayerful Devotion – vs. 12 A. Why we neglect prayer * We think we don’t have time * Lazyness * We don’t think it’s important * Discouragement * Self-confidence B. Prayer is as important to our spiritual life as breathing to our physical life Colossians 4:2,…

Gospel-Shaped Relationships: How Believers Love Others – Part 4

Part 1        Part 2 Part 38. A Servant’s Heart – vs. 11 Romans 12:1, 1 Thessalonians 9:1, Psalm 100:1-2, Joshua 24:15, Hebrews 12:289. A Joyful Hope – vs. 12 Before Christ – no hope Ephesians 2:12 Biblical hope – Is not tied to the present, but on the future and what God has promised. Romans…

Richer Than You Think

Ephesians 1:1-3  The Beneficiaries of these wonderful riches – Vs. 2a .       The saints in Christ Jesus – positionally holy and perfect before God .       The faithful – 1 Corinithians 7:25, Revelation 2:10   The Basis for these riches – Vs. 2b-3a .       God the Father of the Lord Jesus Christ – 2 Corinthians 5:21 The Breadth of these…

Session 2 – Behold Your God

Isaiah 6 Justin McKitterick is pastor of Grace Community Church in Jacksonville, FL.  He is presenting our Fall Equipping The Saints Conference with a series on  “Standing Firm and Staying Faithful”.  This is part two of a three part series.  Part 1 is here. 1.  Be aware of the spiritual danger of covert attitudes – Holy, but . . . 2.  Be awed by…

Session 1 – Not In Vain

1 Corinthians 15:58 Justin McKitterick is pastor of Grace Community Church in Jacksonville, FL.  He is presenting our Fall Equipping The Saints Conference with a series on  “Standing Firm and Staying Faithful”.  This is sermon 1 in a three part series. The Christian life is very simple but it’s hard  Stand Firm in the gospel, the grace of God, your…