Powerful Sermon! Brother Mike does a great job giving us insight into Peter as he grows from a simple fisherman to a great Apostle and teacher for the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Outside of focusing on Jesus Christ, I am deeply studying the Apostles -- all great leaders and teachers of the Truth.
The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God Thanks for preaching the Word! The love of God is certainly assumed by many and studied by few. The result has been a very strong held belief of the unconditional love of God for all people with little Biblical basis or clarity. For a very careful exegetical study on the love of God I would commend to you a short book by D.A. Carson. You can find the book on Amazon at this link, http://www.amazon.com/The-Difficult-Doctrine-Love-God/dp/1581341261/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1374768126&sr=8-3&keywords=The+Love+of+God+D.A.+Carson
Great Sermon! This is a powerful message and a very important one for us as Christians. Even such things as sighing over difficulties without saying anything, are a form of grumbling and complaining. 'Rejoice in the Lord always!'
Strong Sermon! Brother Mike lays it out -- our need to deny self-love and anything else that focuses on ourself. Today's church is in denial and error when it preaches on how we can develop ourselves to get the most out of life -- go for the most for ourselves -- be all you can be. In truth we should become a slave for Jesus Christ -- we should spend our life to bring Glory to God -- to help spread the Gospel. God will reward us in heaven for our Christian works.
Great Sermon! If believers would apply what is said here in every area of life, what a difference we would make in this world for Christ. We wouldn't depend on Washington politicians to do for us what only God can bring about.
Biblical! More of this type of questioning needs to happen. What's the reasoning behind what we do or don't do? Is it supported by Scripture or man's desires that satisfy the flesh? Great teaching.