Sermons on Devotion

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Your Mother! God! and You!

We all have a Mom; it could be by birth, by adoption, via a “Mister” Mom, through a close friend or family member, etc. And what makes a mom a Mom is the love and care she provides to you, the lessons and principles she teaches you, and the person she is every day. Thank…

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Blind!

Have you ever been in a cave when the lights were turned off? “Amazing grace! How sweet the sound! That saved a wretch like me!” Do you remember what comes next? Are you lost in the caverns of your sinful life? Are you blind to the truth—the grace and mercy—that Jesus freely gives to those…

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What Is the Will of God for My Life?

When determining the will of God for your life, Dean asks: have you given yourself as a “present,” are you a “non-conformist,” and are you being transformed (by the renewing of your mind)? Only then will you be able to do God’s will; his good, pleasing, and perfect will. Enjoy this lesson discussing both the…

Worship

As Dean continues in his “Awareness: Run the Mile You’re In” series, he explores the act of worship and discusses where we do it, how we do it, why we do it, and much more. Enjoy this week’s lesson and take time to examine your worship and your relationship with God.

I Am Confident of This

PHILIPPIANS 1:3-6 I am always thankful for you (v.3). How did it make the Philippians feel when this letter was read to them? How many reasons do we have to be thankful for our brothers and sisters in Christ? How can we do a better job of letting them know how they have blessed us?…

The Character of Christ

I JOHN 1:1-4 Jesus’ character changed and motivated the first disciples (I John 1:1-4) How would your life have been changed if you had seen, touched and heard Jesus? What can we do to better see, hear and touch Jesus today? The cry of the growing church is “Come and see!” (John 4:28-30). When we…

God’s Eternal Purpose

EPHESIANS 3:10-11 The eternal purpose of God is accomplished in Christ Jesus (v.10-11). How has the church been able to make known the eternal purpose of God? How amazed and sobered are you by your role in the eternal purpose of God? The eternal purpose of God was first announced to Abraham (Genesis 12:2-3) How…

Standing at the Edge of Self-Discovery

COLOSSIANS 1:24-29 The apostle Paul discovers and shares his role in Christ (Colossians 1:24-26). How does our culture strive for self-discovery? How does Paul realize and then live in the only real way that discovers self? The mystery revealed to all believers now supplies the hope of glory (v.27). How does living for Jesus discover…