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Imitating the Love of God (Ephesians Sermon 32 of 54)

Mar 20, 2016
Andrew Davis | Mar 20, 2016 | Unity, Sanctification, Fruit of the Spirit, Thankfulness, God's Love

Ephesians 5:1-2

Who Is Our God? His Attributes So we come to Ephesians 5:1. We come to one of the most remarkable commands that the Apostle Paul ever gave to any group of Christians. There, in these verses, we're commanded to “be imitators of God.&rdquo...

Do Not Grieve the Holy Spirit (Ephesians Sermon 30 of 54)

Mar 06, 2016
Andrew Davis | Mar 06, 2016 | Sanctification, The Holy Spirit, Adoption, Holiness, The Doctrine of the Trinity

Ephesians 4:30-32

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Now, the earth was formless and empty and darkness was over the surface of the deep and the Spirit of God, [the Spirit of God] was hovering over the waters. And God said, ‘Let...

A Transformed Life of Labor, Love, and Godly Speech (Ephesians Sermon 29 of 54)

Feb 28, 2016
Andrew Davis | Feb 28, 2016 | Unity, Sanctification, Holiness, Pure in Heart

Ephesians 4:28-29

The Good Samaritan As we come to today's text, we're coming to two moral issues, issues of the virtuous life, and I've really been pondering these two issues, and thinking about my own life. And in my pondering as I'm led to consider one of...

Becoming Pure from Lying and Sinful Anger (Ephesians Sermon 28 of 54)

Feb 21, 2016
Andrew Davis | Feb 21, 2016 | Unity, Sanctification, Contentment, Indwelling Sin

Ephesians 4:25-27

Introduction Well, as we come to this section of Ephesians, we're going to see more and more how intensely practical the Gospel really is, that the Gospel really addresses rubber meets the road issues, practical issues of everyday life, everyday...

No Longer Living the Dark Life (Ephesians Sermon 26 of 54)

Feb 07, 2016
Andrew Davis | Feb 07, 2016 | Sanctification, War Against the Flesh, Total Depravity, Godliness

Ephesians 4:17-24

Introduction The Dark Heart of Humanity Well, we live in amazing times of development, of transformation, of rapid change, right before our eyes. I alluded to it a moment ago in my prayer. Thinking technologically, I'll never forget, and I've...

Christians Perfected by the Spirit, Not by the Law (Galatians Sermon 6 of 26)

Dec 08, 2013
Andrew Davis | Dec 08, 2013 | Sanctification, Holy Spirit

Galatians 3:1-5

So we come to Galatians 3:1-5, and as we do, I come to the issue of the perfection of Christians, how it is that Christians are made perfect once they have come to an initial saving faith in Christ. The title of this sermon is Christians are...

May God Work in You What is Pleasing to Him (Hebrews Sermon 74 of 74)

Aug 05, 2012
Andrew Davis | Aug 05, 2012 | Sanctification, Good Works

Hebrews 13:20-25

Created for Workmanship Living so close to Colonial Williamsburg my wife and I, our kids have often been there and we love going there. I love history and there's so many things to love about the way that they've set up that community there, but...

Made Holy Forever by One Sacrifice (Hebrews Sermon 39 of 74)

Sep 04, 2011
Andrew Davis | Sep 04, 2011 | Sanctification, Justification

Hebrews 10:11-18

In Search of Perfection Andrew M. Davis: So on to focus your mind this morning, immediately on Pivotal text in our section of scripture today, I want you to look at Hebrews 10:14. I really do mean for you to look there if you have copies of the...

Saving Faith, Part 2 (Romans Sermon 76 of 120)

Aug 21, 2005
Andrew Davis | Aug 21, 2005 | Sanctification, Faith, A New Creation

Romans 10:9-10

I. Introduction: The Most Extraordinary Earthquake in History I think it must have been the most extraordinary earthquake in history. I'm referring to the earthquake that shook the Philippian jail in Acts 16. I've never heard of anything like it...

Pressing on to Perfection (Philippians Sermon 15 of 24)

Feb 08, 2004
Andrew Davis | Feb 08, 2004 | Sanctification, Running the Race, Two Journeys

Philippians 3:12-16

Two Journeys of Progress Well, I am excited to preach on this passage today, Philippians 3:12-16. I think about the truths in this text every day, and I think we're going to learn some things this morning, I trust, on how to run the Christian...


A Four-Stroke Engine Drives Spiritual Growth

Aug 08, 2018
Andrew Davis | Aug 08, 2018 | Sanctification

Knowledge - Faith - Character - Action In 1876, a German engineer named Niklaus Otto developed the first internal combustion engine using a piston in a cylinder, following a cycle of four strokes endlessly repeated: 1) intake; 2) compression; 3)...

A River Rock vs. A Forest Rock

Jun 25, 2018
Andrew Davis | Jun 25, 2018 | Sanctification

In the woods of New Hampshire, near the beautiful Kancamagus River, I once had a picnic with some friends. I dug out a small rock from the forest floor and took it to the river, where I fished out another rock of similar size. I asked them to...

Class 1 - Salvation Comes in Stages

Mar 04, 2018
Andrew Davis | Mar 04, 2018 | Sanctification

Class 1 - Salvation Comes in Stages

Mar 04, 2018
Andrew Davis | Mar 04, 2018 | Sanctification

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