Discover the transformative power of passionate spirituality through joyful service. Renew your spiritual passion and radiate God’s love and hope.
Notes on the Sermon: Cultivating Passionate Spirituality through Joyful Service
- Welcome to the Battle Ready Sermon podcast where we delve into Captain Rob Westwood-Payne’s insightful sermon that explores the foundational principles and beliefs of the Salvation Army and its passionate spirituality.
- The transformative experience with Jesus Christ and the profound impact it should have on our lives and the lives of others.
- Reflecting God’s Love Through Service:
- The sermon places a strong emphasis on the Christian duty to care for those in need as a direct reflection of God’s love.
- Holiness and Love:
- Church Identity and Purpose:
- Mission and Spiritual Life Group:
- Beware of Spiritual Complacency:
- Using humour and a fictional CD titled “Hymns of the Lukewarm Church,” the sermon warns against the dangers of becoming spiritually complacent.
- Enthusiasm in Service:
- The importance of serving the Lord with zeal is highlighted, challenging believers to assess their devotion through their love for God and others.
- Living Out Beliefs:
- Ignited by the Holy Spirit:
- Service activities are presented as a calling, ignited by the Holy Spirit, and the need to maintain this fire through various spiritual disciplines.
- Maintaining Spiritual Fervor:
- Staying Connected with God:
- The sermon is a clarion call to all believers to awaken their spiritual fervour, maintain their passionate spirituality and to actively engage in the mission of the church, inspired and guided by a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
- For those seeking to dive deeper into the messages discussed in the sermon, the notes encourage visiting equippinghispeople.com/sermons for additional teachings and resources.
- Thanks for joining us on this spiritual journey. Remember, being battle ready means being transformationally connected with Christ and passionately serving his purpose in our world today.
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Sermon Series: This Is Us
- Cultivating Passionate Spirituality through Joyful Service
- God Opens Doors: Discovering His Dream for the Church
- Mobilising the Church for Missions: Fulfilling God’s Dream and Vision
- Will Anyone Be in Heaven Because of You?
Battle Drill Daily Devotional Podcast This Week
This week on the Battle Drill Daily Devotional podcast, we examine what it means to never be lacking in zeal but keeping our spiritual fervour. How do we keep our spiritual passion strong? Each weekday we share hope and encouragement as we read and study the Bible together.
- Monday 22 January – Keep Your Spiritual Fervour Alive
- Tuesday 23 January – Never Be Lacking in Zeal: Keeping Your Spiritual Fervour Alive
- Wednesday 24 January – What Does Spiritual Fervour Mean? A Lifestyle Transformed
- Thursday 25 January – How to Keep Spiritual Fervour: Springing into Action on God’s Behalf
- Friday 26 January – The Power Behind Our Spiritual Fervour
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