Synopsis: The one who experiences the peace God promises doesn't add God to his life in order to find a sense of wholeness and happiness; God has become his life! There is a real difference! What's involved is the pursuit of God not the use of God for one's own benefit!
Synopsis: This message deals with the second step in overcoming the overwhelming. Our text indicates if we are to enjoy God's peace, there are certain requirements we must meet. The first of these is especially crucial!
Synopsis: God's grace and peace are real; both exist because God does! God's peace does not do its work until God's grace has first done its work!
One of the blessed benefits of the Gospel is the provision of peace - both with God and of God. This message takes a look at God's promise of peace as the first step we must take in Overcoming the Overwhelming.
Synopsis: Having looked at what "the flesh" is and one of the ways it manifests itself, tonight's message looks at a second way the flesh is manifested and then takes a closer look at our text to grasp the impact of what Peter is really saying.
Synopsis: Do you have a plan of action in place to follow so that the emergencies of life can be handled biblically? The Apostle Peter admonishes us to arm ourselves with the same mindset Christ had on earth (1 Peter 4:1-2) when we go through times of suffering, times of stress and distress.
Synopsis: What happens if I fail to use God's grace--especially in times of suffering, stress, or times of trouble?
Our text reveals three dangers to beware of as part of our responsibility to exercise great oversight and care as we aggressively chase after peace and holiness.
Synopsis: Each of us goes through times in which we feel a great deal of strain and pressure that comes from a variety of circumstances and responsibilities we face. We also go through hardships and tough times that produce additional strain. The good news is in the Gospel of Christ we have every resource necessary to face whatever God providentially arranges. Today we look at one of those resources -- God's grace.
Synopsis: The majesty of the Law satisfied at the Cross is even greater than the majesty of the Law stated at Mt. Sinai. The reason for that is simple--Christ's sacrifice on Mt. Calvary. This message presents vital lessons to remember as we prepare for the observance of The Lord's Supper.