Sermons on Spiritual Growth

Sermons on Spiritual Growth

What is the Gift of Tongues?

In 1 Corinthians 14:6-19, Paul teaches us the role of the gift of tongues (the Spirit enabled ability to speak foreign languages) in the early church and warns the church in Corinth about self-centered abuse of this gift. Brian also challenges our own use of our own gifts, which must be driven by a selfless love for one another.

How to Understand Charismatic Spiritual Gifts in the Early Church

Although this recording was hampered by technical issues, the sermon is intact and worth your time. Spiritual gifts are a controversial and a sensitive topic, because sincere Christians disagree. In this sermon on 1 Corinthians 14:1-5, Alex lays out a clear case from 1 Corinthians and the New Testament for why God used “charismatic” Spiritual Gifts within the early church, but does not typically use them today. At the same time, Paul was writing to people who were self-obsessed and…

How to Live the Excellent Way – Part 2

Wouldn’t you want to know if you’re doing it wrong? The truth is, you can do a lot of commendable things in life and the life of the church, and do them wrong. Paul explains how to live The Excellent Way in 1 Cor 12:31-13:7, which we will cover in three weeks.

How to Live the Excellent Way – Part 1

Wouldn’t you want to know if you’re doing it wrong? The truth is, you can do a lot of commendable things in life and the life of the church, and do them wrong. Paul explains how to live The Excellent Way in 1 Cor 12:31-13:7, which we will cover in three weeks.

The Excellent Way

Wouldn’t you want to know if you’re doing it wrong? The truth is, you can do a lot of commendable things in life and the life of the church, and do them wrong. Paul explains how to live The Excellent Way in 1 Cor 12:31-13:7, which we will cover in three weeks.