Sermons by Bill Spencer

The Stronghold of Bitterness

Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. (Hebrews 4:16)   This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. If we claim to have fellowship…

Building Godly Strongholds

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ… (2 Corinthians 10:3-5)   The…

Strongholds Come From Believing Lies

 Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God,” for God cannot be tempted with evil, and he himself tempts no one. But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire. Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown…

Transformed by the Renewing of Your Mind

3 For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. 4 For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, 5 casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ… (2 Corinthians…

Slowing Down to Hear the Lord

His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, having escaped the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.…

Christ Sets Us Free from Dwelling on the Past

18 “Forget the former things;     do not dwell on the past. 19 See, I am doing a new thing!     Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness     and streams in the wasteland. (Isaiah 43:18-19)   10 Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly…

Our Words to Ourselves Can Build or Destroy Our Faith

So then faith come by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. (Romans 10:17)   The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness,and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit. (1 Corinthians 2:14)   Trust in the Lord with all…