Sermons on Obeying God

What Is Your Life Built On?

24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock. 26 But everyone who hears…

The Lord’s Prayer: Approaching God

But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. (Luke 5:16) One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God. (Luke 6:12) At daybreak, Jesus went out to a solitary place. (Luke 4:42) About eight days after Jesus said this, he took Peter, John and…

Changing Hearts, Not Changing Rules (Revenge)

“You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth. But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also. And if anyone wants to sue you and take your shirt, hand over your coat as…

Worship Creates the Desire and Ability to Follow God

My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. (John 10:27) And I will put my Spirit in you and move you to follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws. (Ezekiel 36:27) I reflect at night on who you are, O Lord;     therefore, I obey your instructions. (Psalm 119:55) “Come, follow me,”…