Anger

How to Manage Your Anger

“Love is not easily angered.” (1 Corinthians 13:5) It doesn’t say love doesn’t get angry because a lot of times love does get angry. Sometimes the loving thing to do is to get angry. “Love is not easily angered” and many times the people you’re most likely to get angry at are those you love…

The greatest power in your life

The Greatest Power in Your Life

A Truth that Has Revolutionized Thousands of Lives Every day we are using the most powerful spiritual and mental energy known to human life. It determines good or ill, sickness or health, failure or success, defeat or victory, and shapes our future. It is believing-power, the universal human ability to believe! And believing is a…

Prayer

Seven Principles of God’s Guidance

The Whisper of God: The Inner Voice of the Holy Spirit. This inner conviction of the Holy Spirit operates like a sixth sense that enables God to guide us by the leading of His Holy Spirit. In Acts 16:7-10, we find a great example of being led by the Spirit. Notice that the Holy Spirit…

The Bible

How to Be Blessed by the Bible

This message is based on James 1:19-27 The western world is absolutely saturated with Bibles that can be found almost anywhere you go, in addition to the airways, radio, TV, books and magazines. Consequently, it comes as no surprise that the Bible outsells every other major best seller annually. Countless copies are published in multiple…

By the grace of God I am what I am

God’s Grace and Our Guilt

James 2:10 Here James is telling us that recognizing the fact that whether it’s one sin or many in our lives we’ve all slipped, we’ve all sinned and we’re all in the same boat.   We’re going to talk about how our ways of dealing with guilt differ greatly from God’s way of dealing with…

Welcome to New Life Christian Church

The People God Uses

As we study scripture we come to the conclusion that God is looking for people to use for His glory and the expansion of His Kingdom.   What are the kinds of values that make a difference in our lives so that God can use us? 2 Chronicles 16:9   When Jesus Christ was here…

The heart

The Heart

“Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.” (Proverbs 4:23)   Contemporary people generally consider the head with its brain to be the center and director of human activity, however; the Bible speaks of the heart as the center. “It is the wellbeing of life” (Luke 6:45, Mark 7:20-23)  …

Jesus

What is the Cost of Being a Follower of Jesus?

Luke 14:25-33, Luke 9:23-26, Matthew 16:24-26 What is a disciple? A dictionary definition: ‘A disciple is a follower, or student of a teacher, leader or philosopher.’   All of Jesus’ disciples were learners required to abide in His word… John 8:32-42. This meant not only that they were to listen to what He said, but…

Creation

Creation: The Foundation of the Christian Faith

I am sure many of us have the following questions: Why do I exist? Is there a God who created me or do I exist because of some kind of a process- some kind of chance event?   Of course we are familiar with the term “evolution” and throughout this message we want to resolve…

Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Baptism of the Holy Spirit (part 1)

Today’s sermon focuses on Acts 10:38. This will be part one of three parts that we will examine on the subject of the baptism of the Holy Spirit. In Luke 3:16, we read concerning John the Baptist that Jesus will baptize you in the Holy Spirit and in fire. In John 1:33, again John the Baptist…