"Sunday Morning" Tagged Sermons

"Sunday Morning" Tagged Sermons

Sunday Morning

Living by the Spirit

2023-11-12 AM Michael Howell from City North Baptist Church on Vimeo. We have received new life through the Spirit. What does it look like for us to live out this new life, to live by the Spirit? In today’s message we’re focusing on the Spirit’s role in helping us fight against sin, his direction and power in making us more like Christ and bearing the fruit of the Spirit.

Joyful singing in evil times

Habakkuk 3 By the end of Habakkuk 3, through his conversation with God, the prophet has moved from his initial state of perplexity and questioning, to a state of confident joy. How? By looking ahead (2:6-20), looking back (3:2-15), and looking up (3:16-19), Habakkuk learns to confidently and joyfully trust God despite the darkness and evil that looms over him and his people.

Learning to live by faith

Habakkuk 1-2 Habakkuk comes to God with a complaint. There is injustice all around. God’s answer is that he is preparing the Babylonians to be an instrument by which he judges his own people. This solution seems perplexing to Habakkuk! God’s answer in Ch 2 helps Habakkuk see that he is not ignorant, nor inactive, or absent. He will bring justice. Several woes are pronounced by the survivors of Babylon’s violence (2:6-20). The righteous, meanwhile, are called to live by…

The day of the Lord is near

Zephaniah 1:1-2:3 In response to Judah’s sin, God announces that he will judge his people. Zephaniah highlights the reasons for and nature of this judgement, while in 2:1-3, there is a glimmer (if nothing more) of hope for the righteous remnant. The themes of God’s comprehensive judgement and hope will come out again in part two, next week.