"fellowship" Tagged Sermons

How to be Rich!

Sermon text: 1 Timothy 6:17-19 Success has always attracted people’s attention. Our society lauds and envies those who have risen from modest means to great heights. But the real risk is for those who have attained success to rely on their possessions and positions for their future. Paul called out this misplaced trust when he wrote to Timothy. Riches are fleeting. A fortune can vaporize in no time at all. On the other hand, God is unchanging. Trust in Him…

Proper Expectations

Sermon text: 1 Corinthians 5:9-13 Paul had a lot to deal with when it came to the church in Corinth. One particularly onerous situation involved an incestuous relationship within the fellowship. What made matters worse was that the church leadership was accepting of this sin in their midst. Paul had told them earlier that they could not fellowship with these types of people. But the Corinthian Christians didn’t get it. They though he meant to not befriend people caught up…

Jesus is Knocking (Revelation 3:20)

The focal verse is often used to speak of Jesus calling unbelievers to repentance. Pastor Chuck points out that Jesus also calls believers to repentance. When there’s broken fellowship with Jesus, that’s not because of Him. It’s the result of sin and pride in our lives. Is Jesus knocking on the door of your heart?

Church is Not About You (Hebrews 10:24-25)

The church has often fallen into the modern trap of consumerism. Many attend wanting to know what’s in it for them. But the weekly gathering together of believers has a much different purpose. We are to see it as a time to encourage one another. And between the meetings, we need to make sure we’re connected and connecting.

Taking Stock (1 John 1:1-10)

The apostle John begins his first epistle by declaring that he was an eyewitness to Jesus’ earthly ministry. He explains that belief in Jesus leads to eternal life and fellowship with God, Jesus, and those who believe in Him. John then states without reservation that God is light and no darkness exists in Him at all. With this truth as a starting point, John draws a clear distinction between a life of light and one of darkness. He makes it…