Posts Tagged ‘Maturity’

God Wants ALL of ME: How It Looks in Action (Romans 12:9-21)

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

God Wants ALL of ME:  How It LOOKS in ACTION (Romans 12:9-21)

After God describes His will for us in Romans 12:1-8, wanting our bodiesas living sacrifices, renewing our minds to replace worldly thinking, andgifting us to serve one another, He uses the rest of the chapter to paint apicture to show us how this looks in action. God describes our attitudes, actions, and relationships as they look when we are yielding our bodies, our minds, and our time to Him. This is the last of a four-part series on Romans 12.

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5 Practices of a Mature and Obedient Follower of Jesus

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

Doing works doesn’t make you a disciple of Jesus, but a disciple of Jesus will do these. Jesus has commanded us to do them. If we are believers and we are not practicing these things (or heading in that direction) we are either immature or we are disobedient.

Pastors: Here to Equip Me to Serve (Ephesians 4:11-16)

Monday, October 21st, 2013

God has put us here, not to be entertained or to be made comfortable, but to serve. God has given pastors to equip us to do just that.

God’s Helpful Gifts (Ephesians 4:7-16)

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

During Christmas we often focus on the temporary material gifts that come our way (or that we wish would come our way). God does provide every good and perfect gift. However, the gifts He emphasizes in the Bible are much more valuable than “things.”

Here are 15 gifts that come from God through our connection and commitment to a local assembly of believers, the local church.

What Are We Here For? God’s Plan for Northridge (Ephesians 4:11-16)

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

What are God’s plans for Northridge Baptist Church as a local assembly? Ephesians 4:11-16 gives God’s specific direction and intention for a local body of believers. Notes only.

Selfess Serving – Q & A – Temporary Gifts?

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

During our review of Selfless Serving, the question was asked, “Why would all the gifts not be for today, since they are taught in the Bible?” Great question! We spend the entire class time discussing reasons why we believe many spiritual gifts were temporary.

Basic Discipline #6: Selfless Serving – Rewarded for Serving

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

God will reward us for serving. The surprising thing is, however, that He rewards based upon our ability and circumstances, not our position or power. In this study, we will look at the way God “levels the playing field” for everyone regarding rewards.

Basic Discipline #6: Selfless Serving – Gifted to Serve

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

We take a one-lesson look at the four New Testament passages that speak of spiritual gifts: Romans 12; 1 Corinthians 12, Ephesians 4, and 1 Peter 4.

Basic Discipline #6: Selfless Serving – Learning to Serve (Eph 4:11-16)

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

We take a look at a key passage that defines and describes what “church” is all about. Did you know that “church” is all about you being equipped to serve others?

Becoming Fruitful Disciples: Avoiding Greed (Part 1)

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

Another stumbling block that prevents believers from growing to maturity and fruitfulness is greed or covetousness. We begin our look by giving the definition of greed and examining the dangers of it.