In I Corinthians chapter thirteen the Apostle Paul says there are three enduring Christian virtues, faith, hope, and love and love is the greatest virtue of any Christ-follower. In this message Pastor Tyler walks us through some basics concerning the first virtue listed in I Corinthians thirteen, faith.
Are you spiritually healthy? The Bible talks about our well being physically, mentally, emotionally and most importantly spiritually. While it is important and beneficial to remain healthy on all levels, our spiritual health is most important. In this message Pastor Tyler challenges us to allow the Holy Spirit to examine our lives spiritually and give us an honest assessment much like a healthcare professional gives us an assessment of our physical and mental wellbeing.
In the book of Numbers Chapter Thirteen we read about how a bad report kept Israel from crossing into their promised land. A bad report delayed the fulfillment of God’s Promise by forty years. In this message Pastor Tyler will encourage you not to participate in giving or receiving a bad report. He will enourage you not to focus on the obstacles that may arise that prevent us from enjoying a God ordained promise, but instead focus on the promises and the promise giver Himself.
Spiritual fruit should be the result of a born again Spirit filled life. Spiritual fruit cannot be manufactured it is developed in and through a believers life as they yield themselves to the transformational power of the Holy Spirit. If we abide in Christ and recieve life from the Spirit our lives as believers will result spiritual fruit.
God has made promises in His Word towards believerr and one of those promises deals with the outpouring on the Holy Spirit that was first experienced in the Book of Acts on the Day of Pentecost. This promise is valid and perpetual for born again believers. Acts 2:39 For the promise is to you and to your children, and to all who are afar off, as many as the Lord our God will call. God is still calling people, have you received the Promise?
God makes promises in His Word towards believers. Some promises are specific, some are limited while others are general and perpetual. In this message Pastor Tyler challenges all born again believers to receive a perpetual promise recorded in scripture concerning the Holy Spirit that is available to all believers today.
In this message Pastor Tyler encourages believers not to allow their praise to become captive to self imposed hindrances such as style, circumstances and environmental factors. God is worthy of a sacrifice of praise! Praise brings glory and honor to God and praise can help bring freedom in our daily lives.
Christians should be the happiest people on the planet. We have been redeemed, we are blessed and can be filled with the Holy Spirit. Joy is a spiritual fruit, it's evidence that we are yielding ourselves to the work of the Spirit in our lives The question Pastor Tyler is asking us in this message is simple, where’s your joy?
Jesus was asked this question, if you could summarize the mission of mankind in one cohesive statement from the Word of God, what would that statement be, what is the great commandment?Jesus the Word of God made flesh answered you shall love the Lord your God first and with all that is within you and second, which is like the first, love your neighbor as yourself, the law and prophets hang on this basic summary from God’s Word. Are you fulfilling the great commandment loving God and loving people? In this message Pastor Tyler challenges us to love people the way Jesus loved people.