Sermons from September 2020
Perhaps you’ve heard the story of the man who died and went to heaven, and as he approached the pearly gates he came to Peter. Peter asked him, “What have you done to be worthy of entering heaven? And don’t tell me about helping a little old lady cross the street. People think any little good deed will get them to heaven. Tell me something that’s significant. The man thought for a moment and said, “Well, there was the time…
Christ calls his followers to a way of living that cannot be conducted by mere human power but must be inspired and strengthened by God himself in a curious but crucial way: to be filled with the Holy Spirit.
Through both mundane and extreme challenges (think persecution, COVID, etc.), the church of God can and must continue its mission of making disciples by the power of the Holy Spirit.