Sermons on Spiritual Growth

How to Grow in Grace

Learn how to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ… The Catholic view of spiritual growth… The Protestant view of spiritual growth… The positive and negative conditions for growth… The public and private means of grace… The signs of spiritual growth… And much more! HOW TO GROW IN GRACE 2 Peter 3:18 By Andy Manning INTRODUCTION Have you ever been stuck? When I was in seminary, I was a manager for the seminary’s landscaping…

Grow in Grace

God created you to glorify Him in all you say and do. But when we begin the Christian life, we are not very good at glorifying God. So God commands us to grow in grace (2 Pt 3:18). This week discover eight insights about spiritual growth… Two ways to grow… Six reasons to grow… And much more! I hope to see you then. GROW IN GRACE 2 Peter 3:18 By Andy Manning I. INTRO a. God has a plan for…

How to Stop Sinful Habits

How do you repent of a particular sin when it is a habit? An addiction? The Bible gives us hope. With help from the Holy Spirit, and wisdom from God’s word, we can stop any sinful habit and walk in freedom through Christ. Discover three words of encouragement for strugglers… 4 reasons we hold on to sinful habits… 4 reasons sin is so deadly… And much more! HOW TO STOP SINFUL HABITS By Andy Manning 1 Peter 2:11 The title…

Knowing Joy

In principio creavit Deus caelum et terram. Propterea sicut per unum hominem in hunc mundum peccatum intravit et per peccatum mors et ita in omnes homines mors pertransiit in quo omnes peccaverunt. Sic enim dilexit Deus mundum ut Filium suum unigenitum daret ut omnis qui credit in eum non pereat sed habeat. Quoting Scripture Omnes enim peccaverunt et egent gloriam Dei. In principio creavit Deus caelum et terram. Let’s try a blockquote. For God so loved the world that he gave…

The Benefits of Spiritual Growth

Description: Discover eight benefits of spiritual maturity… 12 ways God wants to use you… Eight kinds of fruit God wants you to produce… The goal of your salvation… How to gain assurance of salvation… How to avoid backsliding… How to increase your heavenly reward… And much more! THE BENEFITS OF SPIRITUAL GROWTH 2 Peter 1:8-11 By Andy Manning At Church Acadiana we talk a lot about spiritual growth. I preach about it. We give you tools for it. We have…

Taking Care of Your Walk With God

What does the Bible say about taking care of yourself?… Why take care of yourself?… How to take care of your walk with God… The reasons for a daily quiet time… How to have a daily quiet time… And much more!

The Pursuit of Godliness

The Bible has a lot to say about godliness. Not only does God want you to be godly, but He wants you to raise godly children (Malachi 2:15). We are commanded to pray for our political leaders so that we can be free to live in all godliness (1 Tim 2:1-2). Godliness pleases God (1 Tim 2:2-3). We must train ourselves to be godly (1 Tim 4:7). We must pursue godliness (1 Tim 6:11). We are instructed to live in…