Sermons by Donnie Johnson (Page 3)
Faith preceded the law. It is not by following rules that we are redeemed it is by faith. What is your faith growth plan?
“I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”
How is your walk with the Lord. Let me tell you about a time when Peter needed some correction from Paul about drifting from a message of Grace and falling into the trap of rules and works. The Gospel should effect how we live (humble, graceful an in truth) not bound to a set of rules.
We all have a testimony, a user review if you will. Paul’s testimony is all about the Grace of Jesus and how Paul’s chief purpose is to glorify HIM. What moments in your life were “only God could do that” moments?
Grace and Peace to you from God. Have no other Gospel than that of Jesus Christ, our deliverer, our rescuer. We must recognize He is not only our savior, but also our Lord and let Him lead. Seek to please Him alone. Either our faith is in Jesus or in ourselves.
Three things that motivate generosity (a Christian Virtue). Let it be your legacy.
We are often trying to carry too much. Here are three things we need to put down and three things we need to pick up.
Sex is God’s Idea. God created the world, he created us, and he created sex, but it needs to have boundaries or it can be very damaging. Sex is beautiful and can glory God in a marriage.
We have deep desires and passions and we need to look to Jesus to fulfill them. In your marriage chose ministry over manipulation. Make some practical rules about how you resolve conflict before you are in one.
The cultural view of marriage is a magical feeling, but we need to understand it is a covenant. A strong marriage is united with God and with effort produces fruit abundant.
Through the great story line of the universe (creation-fall-redemption-restoration) Jesus completes us and we are the continuation of the story.
Though this world is broken we can be reconciled with God. In that reconciliation we are being transformed and restored. In the same restoration we will be fully restored to a glorified state when Jesus the perfect king and judge returns. We are not home yet.