Sermons by Steve Smith

Sermons by Steve Smith

The Power of Together: Part 3: The Gospel of Relationship

What is REAL love? Some people say that it is a fondness for a person, place or thing that makes them happy. Others love because of a perceived benefit. Is that all love is??? It is NOT that love doesn’t come with feelings, but to limit to a feeling is a big mistake! Ephesians 4 & 5… Ephesians 5:21, “Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.” Ephesians 4:3, “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit…
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Building Resilient Faith: Engaging in Countercultural Mission #11

Engaging in Countercultural Mission Luke 9:23, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” Definition… Engaging in a countercultural mission means living as a faithful presence by trusting God’s power and living differently from cultural norms. We are talking about a way of life that runs against the grain of the world. Romans 12:2-3 Mission? God is powerful, active, and intentional and he wants his followers to play a…
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Building Resilient Faith – Training for Vocational Discipleship #10

Definition: Vocational discipleship means knowing and living God’s calling (understanding what we are made to do) especially in the arena of work, and right sizing our ambitions for God’s purposes. Colossians 3:23, “Whatever you do, work heartily as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.” Proverbs 22:6, “Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is…