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The Mechanics of Meditation
How to Meditate

The Mechanics of Meditation

The past two weeks have made the case for the importance of meditation, and how it is the norm and not the exception of the Christian life. Those who meditate are not super Christians, but normal, ordinary Christians. The Scriptures give us examples of this from the life of David, Isaac, Joshua, and Jesus.

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The Way of the Wise
Meditation

The Way of the Wise

Meditation is the bridge from our Bible reading to applying it in our lives. Psalm 1 is a pivotal text on meditation.

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How to be Filled with the Holy Spirit
Sermon Application

How to be Filled with the Holy Spirit

To be filled with the Holy Spirit means the word of Christ dwells in us richly. It means that we are abiding in Christ and in His word. We cannot separate Christ from the Holy Spirit as we cannot separate the Holy Spirit from Scripture.

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Be Filled with the Spirit
Sermon Application

Be Filled with the Spirit

God’s commandments are for our good and His glory. God, through Paul, issues a command to His beloved children to be filled with the Spirit. We must understand this is not an option or an add-on for the Christian. We must be filled with the Holy Spirit. We cannot live the Christian life apart from it.

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Use Your Time Wisely
Sermon Application

Use Your Time Wisely

You can borrow money. You might take money out of your savings account and plan to put it back; but with time you can’t do this. If you do not make the most of the opportunities that you are given for God’s glory, then it is wasted and can never be paid back.

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God has Loved us and Abides in us
First John

God has Loved us and Abides in us

God is love, therefore “all of God’s action is loving.” God works are by His love. We should love one another because God has loved us. This is hard for us to understand at times.

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Walk as Wise
Sermon Application

Walk as Wise

If we are in Christ, then we are beloved children of God and we should imitate Him. We do this by walking in love, light, and wisdom.

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Love One Another Because God has Loved us
First John

Love One Another Because God has Loved us

We have an innate desire to want to be loved. The Apostle John reminds us in this passage that we have been loved by God and God placed us in His family to be loved. We are doubly loved. We are loved by God and loved by our brothers and sisters in Christ. God has placed His children in a loving family, a family that loves because God loves them. I don’t know about you but that is something I want to be a part of.

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