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There were many people of this kind.

Posted in Jesus, discipleship, disciples, Levi by LifeSpringChurch on February 12th, 2018

This sermon comes from Mark 2:13-17 which is about Jesus' selection of Levi, the tax collector, to be a disciple.  The sermon is about how Jesus preferred the sick, poor, and disenfranchised with whom to keep company rather than the wealthy, advantaged religious leaders of his day.

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Peter’s Mother-in-Law

Posted in Jesus, Peter, disciples, Lord by LifeSpringChurch on February 5th, 2018

This sermon comes from Mark 1:29-39 and it takes a look at the mission of Jesus and how it determined the direction of his ministry.  The sermon asks the question of how conscious we are today of a sense of mission devoted to the work of God.

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What does discipleship look like?

Posted in discipleship, follow me, calling, disciples by LifeSpringChurch on October 12th, 2015

This is the last sermon in a series on discipleship, and in it we look at Paul's assertion that Jesus surmounts everything else in the world in importance.  Jesus said that there is a certain burden associated with following him, but it is light in comparison to every other path we might take.

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Jesus Is Calling YOU

Posted in discipleship, follow me, disciples by LifeSpringChurch on October 12th, 2015

This sermon begins with the telling of the story of Scheherazade and her conversion to Christianity.  Dietrich Bonhoeffer went to a firing squad in Hitler's prisons because of his commitment to following Jesus alone.  The sermon looks at what Jesus expects of his followers.

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Dumbing-Down Discipleship

Posted in discipleship, follow me, disciples by LifeSpringChurch on October 12th, 2015

This sermon looks at the tendency human beings have of lowering the expectations we have for what it means to be a disciple of Jesus.  Clearly, Jesus intends for us to give our whole selves to the role of being his followers.

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The Importance of the Church to Christians

Posted in disciples, Christians, Constantine, consumeristic, Acts, Pentecost by LifeSpringChurch on February 8th, 2015

This is the second in a two-part series on the church and is built on the foundation laid last week, namely, that Jesus built the church and died for her.  This sermon looks at Hebrews 10 as it exhorts Christians to not overlook the importance of the relationships that are only built in the church.

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