Sermons by Howard Martin

Spiritual Hygiene

It is very easy to lose perspective when we’re not practicing spiritual hygiene, and we think that everything around us is the problem. Jesus cultivated habits like prayer, scripture, fellowship, and thankfulness. By imitating these habits, we sow habits and reap the rewards of spiritual hygiene

The Lord is My Shepherd

If your happiness is based on earthly things, you will be stuck in the “Prison of Want”. Psalm 23 shows us how we can be free from this prison by following the lead of our Shepherd who loves his sheep and gives his life to protect them and ensure their happiness. We are reminded that there is a part of us that only God can fill and, like sheep following their shepherd, we need to follow God’s lead because we can’t get to where God wants us if we are only focusing on ourselves.

Having A Spiritual Perspective

Ephesians 1: 1-20 Ephesians 6:20 We need to fully grasp who we are as disciples and what we have in Christ. Paul could have fallen into self pity because of his chains. He allowed nothing to affect him but focused on his spiritual blessings in Christ. It is easy for us to get side track…

The Grass is Greener Where You Water It

Look at your life and see what you’re grateful for. In your conversations with friends do you talk more about problems or things you are grateful for?
Do you put conditions on your happiness? I’d be happy if…The grass is greener where you water it. Where do to your best to improve.

Saved by Grace. Communion Message

When we get grace, God gets us. Key to failure is trying to please everyone. it Leads to unnecessary stress and unfulfilled life. Instead of being motivated by desire to please others, be motivated by the grace of God.