Sermons tagged with ‘Conflict’

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Secrets of a Satisfying Marriage


Ephesians 1:19-20. Today, Jody and I are celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary.  I want to use this occasion to reflect on those 40 years and what has helped us make it this far.  The same power God used to raise Jesus from the dead He wants to use in your life and marriage.”  A lot […]

Philippians (7): Pride, A Road Block to Happiness (Pt.2)


11-15-15. Phil 2:1-4. The path to happiness is through humility. The opposite of humility is pride, the one thing that will guarantee unhappiness in your life.  One of the greatest killjoys in life is conflict. If you’re ever going to learn to be happy on a long-term basis you’re going to have to learn how to reduced […]

Fruit That is Never Out of Season: Patience


7/1/07 “But the Spirit produces the fruit of… patience,…” Galatians 5:22 “A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly.” Proverbs 14:9 Don’t you wish the world was a perfect place? Unfortunately we don’t live in a perfect world so we need patience. Any discussion of patience will need to take into […]

Fruit That is Never Out of Season: Peace


6/24/07 “But the Spirit produces the fruit of… peace,…” Galatians 5:22 “Fools start fights everywhere; wise men try to keep the peace.” Proverbs 28:8; “Blessed are the peacemakers.” Matthew 5:9 When conflict occurs in a relationship how can you resolve it in a constructive, positive way? What does it mean to be a peacemaker? We […]

Christians in Conflict


11/29/09.  (Video version is edited for the “O Worship the King” broadcast.) Acts 15:36-41.  The church is like a hospital where sick people are supposed to get well. The sad thing about sick people and hospitals is not that there are sick people in the hospital, it’s that some sick people refuse treatment hospitals could provide. In […]