Archive for October 2015

A Two-Part Ethic

Posted in , sin by LifeSpringChurch on October 26th, 2015

This sermon takes a look at the Bible's summary of all sin as either a failure to love God or to love one's fellow man.  All sin is a failure of love.  As stated in the sermon, the command to love is the most difficult in the Bible given our proclivity to selfishness.

I’m Just A-Passing Through

Posted in love, sin, discipleship by LifeSpringChurch on October 19th, 2015

This sermon takes its title from the language of exiles used in 1 Peter and it refers to how disciples of Jesus are more like refugees than settled residents.  This is the first sermon in a short series on the study of sin.  

What does discipleship look like?

Posted in , , , discipleship 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.

Jesus Is Calling YOU

Posted in , , discipleship 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.

Dumbing-Down Discipleship

Posted in , , discipleship 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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