The secret to self-control is to make decisions against your ego, flesh and second bests in life. Establish goals. An absence of goals is an absence of faith. Establish boundaries and routines. Self-control, a fruit of the Holy Spirit, keeps our hearts pure. Preached at National Community Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: Mark Batterson
Scripture: Proverbs 16:32-32, Mark 1:35-35, 1 Corinthians 9:24-28, 1 Corinthians 10:23-26
Paul discussed questions of religious freedom with the Corinthian believers. He related that an idol was powerless, and that true worship of God is more than religious formality. Love and concern for others should guide our freedoms.
Speaker: Larry Osborne
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 8:1 - 10:33
Topic: Church Unity
The story of the complaining Israelites in the wilderness teach us many lessons. God gives us salvation and freedom, but often, God’s people are impatient and complain. God disciplines us in order to bless us. When we repent and look to Jesus, He saves us.There will always be something to complain about. It’s ok to complain to God, but not against God. There is a great...
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: Numbers 21:1-9, 1 Corinthians 10:9-10, Philippians 2:14-16, Matthew 11:28-30, John 3:1-21
Moses led the people, fed the people, and carried the people to freedom. Sometimes we don't want to let go of our captivity and step out in bold faith.
Speaker: Dan Carroll
Scripture: Psalm 34, Exodus 12:40, Galatians 3:17, 1 Corinthians 10:6-11, John 5:46-47
Topic: Fear and Anxiety
The Apostle Paul unpacks in (ch. 10) some insights to what true freedom for believers entails. It's a "guided freedom" - a freedom that exercises constraints at times - that fosters healthy relationships. Sometimes we've got to pull the "relational parachute". (1 Corinthians 10:23-11:1) For YouVersion notes, click HERE.
Speaker: Jack Schull
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:23 - 11:1, Ephesians 5:21, Philippians 2:3-5
Topic: Overcoming Sin