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This message looks at both the sovereignty of God and the pride of man through the lens of the rise, the fall and the restoration of King Nebuchadnezzar in Daniel 4. We examine the foolishness and the effects of replacing God with anything less than God.
How does Satan work? How can he gain access into our lives?
Pride isn’t only an issue for big spenders, according to Megan Hill, self-proclaimed frugalista and author of the Christianity Today blog post “Sin at the Clearance Rack.”
Preacher: Pastor Tony Simpson. Passage: Galatians 5 vv16-26. As Christians we have been made alive by the Spirit of God and are indwelt by the Spirit. We are able to choose to do what is good and pleasing to God when previously all we did was sin. However a battle rages within and we must choose constantly to live by the Spirit in order to produce the fruit of the Spirit. We must also be aware of the danger of pride as we see how we have progressed in becoming more like our blessed Saviour Jesus Christ.
STANDING FAST THRU FAITH: in our Faithful Covenant-Keeping God (Message #21 * Romans 11vs11-24) 04-14-2013
Our Faithful Covenant-Keeping God 1. God’s unfolding-Plan in Salvation History: (vs11-12) --> God’s rejection of unbelieving Israel --> leads to the salvation of the Gentiles --> which leads to the salvation of Israel --> which leads to greater blessings! 2. Paul’s Evangelistic Heart for His fellow Jews: and the coming-glorious resurrection of the dead (vs13-16) God’s Character & Our Faith 1. Do not be Arrogant but Fear God: standing fast through faith in Jesus (vs17-21) 2. Take God’s Character to Heart: for lifelong perseverance by faith (vs22-24)
The protection against spiritual arrogance is not forgetting who you were before Christ and where you came from.
This is the first message in a seven-part series that explores the seven deadly sins and their biblical antidotes. This opening sermon delves into pride, both our human view of pride and God’s perspective. The message then moves on to indicate how Christ’s example of humility motivates us to transform our hearts and move from pride to humility.
Peter has given much encouragement and comfort to suffering Christians throughout this first letter. Now, as he brings the letter to a close, he makes sure that he imparts some final practical wisdom for their lives......and for ours too.