'Sermon on the Mount Series' Tagged Posts
Pastor Ray lays out the terrifying message to the American church. Have you been crucified with Christ and finally died out to the old man and given everything into the hand of Jesus? It’s time for the church to repent, will you pray that the Holy Spirit reveal to you where your heart is at as we prepare for God’s judgment to fall upon us.
Pastor Ray again goes to Pilgrims Progress and this city Vanity Fair and the question posed is what will we purchase? Will we purchase the trinkets of the world (not just things but attitudes and behaviors) or will we have Jesus? That’s going to you and I everything, are you willing to pay that cost to follow Jesus?
We thank you to those precious ones who stepped up at the calling of the Holy Spirit to cover this month’s radio bill! There are only two sources of righteousness, which of these are you walking under? Pastor Ray talks about the source of righteousness that comes through Christ as we repent and surrender ourselves to Him. Will you allow Jesus to put enmity in your heart against sin, so that you can be free to serve Jesus? Are you…
Pastor Ray continues this series from the Beatitudes today and there’s a real love that Jesus wants us to walk in. That requires much transparency both between ourselves and Jesus and each other. Are you walking in the love of Jesus Christ? Allow the Holy Spirit to speak to your heart as you listen to the message today.
Today Pastor Ray delves much more deeply into the Sermon on the Mount, as the American church has lost its saltiness. The keys to this saltiness are in this sermon. The series will continue to this series, will you get quiet and listen to the still small voice of the Holy Spirit?
After we have heeded the three hearkens, where does the focus of our life shift to? It shifts to the fruits born by the Spirit, that are laid out by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount as we obey and submit to Him. Have you entered the narrow way? If the answer is yes, then listen intently to what Jesus wants to do in your heart and mine.
Pastor Ray deals with this issue of self importance as laid out by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. (This sermon was preached just before the financial crisis of 2008.) We must make this determination to fully give ourselves to Jesus, and the self importance must be cast down. Do you understand the mission of God’s people? What a wonderful promise this is, let your heart be encouraged today.
In today’s encore sermon, Pastor Ray lays out the hindrances to the narrow path that were articulated by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. Note that these hindrances can impact your walk both before and after you find the narrow path as we journey toward the Celestial City. It’s critically important to determine in your heart that you will follow and obey Jesus come what may. Where is your heart, are you being blocked by a hindrance today?
Jesus call from the Sermon on the Mount was for us to lay up treasures in heaven. Listen to today’s message and learn the deeper meaning of this message. If your actions spoke, where would it show that your precious treasures (or deposits) are being made (and have been made)???
In this encore sermon, the Holy Spirit weaves Matthew Chapter 7 in with Chapter 4 from the book of James to create a powerful teaching. Grace comes to the humble only through submission and recognizing our great poverty of spirit. Let the Holy Spirit speak His word to your heart as you listen to Pastor Ray. Join us tomorrow where Pastor Ray will interview our dear brother, Pastor Jim Kerwin.
The church’s mission picks up where Jesus left off: “to proclaim the year of the Lordâ€™s favor and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve in Zion” (Isaiah 61:2-3a). How we can proclaim the fear of God in such a way that causes people to break down and get right with God, if we haven’t gone through it ourselves? Jesus’ warning, “Judge not, that ye be not judged,” addresses…
The writing on the wall at Belshazzar’s banquet teaches us what it means to deny ourselves and enter the narrow gate. The first word, mene, signifies the sinner’s condition: though he thought he could dethrone God and be in charge of his own life, God will finally put an end to this stolen sovereignty. Tekel signifies the reckoning at the final judgment of the areas of our life that we shaved off and gave to the enemy, darkness, or casualness.…