Sermons by Paul R. Blake (Page 5)
Paul’s Confidence in the Flesh – Part 1 Audio Only
God takes us, the unacceptable, and makes us more than accepted; He makes us the offspring of Deity
Presumptuous – “over-stepping proper bounds; taking liberties” (Webster) Practically speaking: “I know what God said, but I think, I believe, I feel, I want, I will…”
God gave humankind free will to choose between good and evil. God also requires that we say “No” to some things.
Are you aware that each generation tends to carry things further than the previous one? In other words, when you tell your children they can go to the prom, do you consider how much further they will permit your grandchildren to go?
Show me: Set the example for me to follow. Teach me: Give me instruction that I may obtain knowledge. Lead me: Go before me and show me the way.
“Sin will take you further than you intended to go, cost you more than you intended to pay, and keep you longer than you intended to stay.”
I Will Pray with the Understanding – Conclusion View Part 1 Here Prayer has always been part of public worship. Prayers that are led in Christian assemblies must meet Biblical standards. 13 Therefore let him who speaks in a tongue pray that he may interpret. 14 For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful. 15 What is the conclusion then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will also pray with the…