Making Your Calling and Election Sure
In conversion we are only a looker, not a worker, but now that we are saved we are a farmer; we are a worker.
An In Depth Look at Peter’s Stumbling: Peter
When the true Christian falls, they will turn again, and when it's all over and the Lord gets you to where He wants you, you will be stronger than you were before.
Winning Requires Discipline
Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it. Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. So I do not run aimlessly; I do not box as one beating the air. But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified. - 1 Corinthians 9:24-27
Solid Food Is For the Mature
Hebrews 5:13 for everyone who lives on milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, since he is a child. 14 But solid food is for the mature, for those who have their powers of discernment trained by constant practice to distinguish good from evil.
Putting Off the Old Man and Putting On the New Man
Bible: Ephesians 4:17-24
Wisdom is Better Than Gold
We've got to realize like five times in the book of Proverbs it says that wisdom is better than silver and gold. It's better than the finest gold, better than the choicest silver.
Are You a Man of Sorrows or Laughter? (Part 11)
Jesus Christ was known as a man of sorrows not of laughter yet most Christians today are full of humor and not tears.
Increasing in Holiness
2 Peter 1:5 - For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge, 6 and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness...
The Battle With Sin: Passion for the World or Christ? (Part 6)
Is your motive for holy living Christ? Is your passion to know Him more? This is another part of the Battle With Sin Bible Study Series.
The Battle With Sin: Who is the Greatest? (Part 4)
Tim talks about humility and who will be the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 23:11 - The greatest among you shall be your servant.
Don’t Grieve the Spirit!
Ephesians 4:30 - And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.
Christian Maturity Part 5 (Faith)
In the 5th part of the Christian Maturity series Tim talks about faith... and living a life of faith and trusting in the Lord, is this how your life appears? Oh may it be so. Romans 14:23 says that anything not done in faith is a sin! - May God examine us all!
Christian Maturity Part 4 (Love)
By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another. - John 13:35
Christian Maturity Part 2 (Godly Conduct)
In part 2 of the Christian Maturity series Tim talks about how people conduct themselves. We all must step back and ask ourselves, am I conducting my life in a manner of godliness and holiness? Do you have a clear conscience? Are you beyond reproach?
Preached at Resolved.org 2009
Your Life, Christian Witness, and Testimony
Who knows what I might mean by Christian witness? Your testimony. And I don't mean testimony like when you talk to somebody about how God saved you specifically.
Can a Christian be Perfect While here on Earth?
Is it biblical to believe that a Christian can attain sinless perfection while he is in this life?
Grace Community Church San Antonio, Texas www.gccsatx.com Preached at Rockport Baptist Church
Know Christ, Know the Gospel
We must know God, His Son, and His Gospel. Only by knowing Him and his greatness will we be enabled to give our lives away as a living sacrifice to Him. Everything is about Christ, seek Him until you know Him!
Should Christians Watch the TV?
What does the Bible say about Christians watching TV? Why are so many people trying to justify watching movies that just have "a couple of bad scenes," is this ok?