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sermons tagged 'abide'

Am I really On the Rock?

Matthew 7.24-27
Jul 31st 2016

As Jesus concludes His Sermon On The Mount, He clearly means for us to do some ever-necessary self-examination. Love came for our very best, that we might hear "Well done, good & faithful. Enter into the Joy of your Master." Therefore, Love warns us to consider our...read >>

abide, beatitudes, false belief, hope, patience, perseverance, rock, sand, true belief, Truth, Word
Matthew, Rock, Sermon On The Mount

Rock or Ruin

Matthew 7.24-27
Jul 24th 2016

In today's passage from Matthew's Gospel, Jesus concludes His Sermon On The Mount with one more graphic image to warn His beloved of the likelihood of their self-deception. Two very similar men construct two very similar looking houses, but when the same storms come...read >>

abide, abode, home, home, house, life, live, rock, sand, truth
abide, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

Why Be Good?

Matthew 5.17-20
Nov 1st 2015

So, should we keep the law? Is that something I need to do?

These are a couple of the questions I've been so happy to hear from our South Church family these last couple of weeks. In some way, they can all be summed up in this one:

"If only God can save me, and if...read >>

abide, godliness, holiness, obedience, obey, Pharisees, purity, righteousness, self-righteousness, trust, truth
holiness, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

God Glorifying Joy in Jesus

John 15.7-11
Sep 18th 2011

Our joy glorifies the Father, therefore, Jesus commands it!read >>

1 John, abide, command, evangelism, fruit, glory, Jesus, joy, sin
Gospel of John, John 15

An Unusual People

John 15.1-6
Sep 4th 2011

Bear God-glorifying fruit, or burn in God-glorifying fire.read >>

abide, branches, burn, cut, Father, fruit, prune, Son, vine, works
Gospel of John, John 15

What to do, and How to do it

John 13.31-35
Jun 19th 2011

The Good Shepherd continues to prepare His sheep, making sure they, not only know what to do, but, how to do it... in such a way that honors and glorifies God.read >>

abide, glory, hope, how, love, obedience, power, remain, Servant
Gospel of John, John 13