Sermons from January 2021

Godliness

You can also watch on our Facebook page. You’ve probably heard the phrase: “Cleanliness is next to godliness.” Is that true? It’s not a Bible passage, but godliness is the Christian quality we’ll focus on this weekend in our “Grow Your Faith” series. Godliness has to do with my attitude toward God and his Word and his ways in my life. Godliness has to do with God being at the center of everything I do. He’s the reason for everything…

Perseverance

You can also watch on our Facebook page. Flogged and beaten repeatedly, stoned and shipwrecked several times ….. Everywhere the Apostle Paul turned, he faced struggles and hardships. Struggles were part of a typical day in the life of Paul. What could possibly motivate him to keep pushing on and to persevere in the face of all that? Thankfully, our typical days don’t look like Paul’s. But our days have plenty of challenges. Join us this Sunday at St. Paul’s…

Self-Control

You can also watch on our Facebook page. Four-year-old Joe was well-behaved except for one quirk – he didn’t like wearing shoes, ever. Joe’s parents repeatedly told him he had to keep them on when he was at church for his first VBS. Would he, could he resist the temptation to take his shoes off during VBS, especially when the art project was making a plaster cast foot print of each child? This week’s Christian quality is “Self-Control” in our…

Knowledge

You can also watch on our Facebook page. When was the last time you read from the Old Testament book of Nehemiah? That’s what I thought. This is the second week of our 7-week series on growing our faith by working at 7 attitudes or qualities in the Christian’s life. Last week was “goodness.” This week is “knowledge.” Join us at St. Paul’s as we explore Nehemiah to find an example for us to follow so we can grow in…

Goodness

You can also watch on our Facebook page. Our New Year’s Eve message centered on the words from Second Peter below. God wants us to know that we can either choose to grow in our faith, or choose to decline. God wants us to know that as we express the 7 Christian attributes listed below in our daily lives, we not only please God, they also make our lives better. For this very reason, make every effort to add to…