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Church Divas and Doers

This sermon is available on video on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/balboaunion/videos/1613268202050982/ Church Divas and Doers Jesus, who certainly was a Doer, not a Diva, had this simple rule for church-building: follow the Gospel: The Wise and Foolish Builders “Cualquiera pues que me oye estas palabras, y las hace, le compararé á un hombre prudente, que edificó…

speaker, Balboa Union Church, Sunday, English service, Panama City

Compassion

Readings: Romans 9: 1-15 Matthew 14:13-21 Psalm 145: 8-9, 14-21   Compassion: These verses from Matthew & Romans 9 contain a common theme: the compassion of Jesus for the crowd and the compassion of Paul for his Jewish countrymen.  Paul is anguished that his Jewish countrymen cannot see the truth of Christ being the promised…

speaker, Balboa Union Church, Sunday, English service, Panama City

Your mindset

When you say “I’m going to trust God and I’m not going to worry about ‘this'”, guess what your mind thinks about? Usually not about trusting God: in fact, it starts worrying about ‘THIS’! It’s especially the same thing when you are upset about something that someone else said or did, you mind just plays it over, time and time again. You try to focus on something else, and it the anger or frustration or hurt bubbles back up to the surface and you replay once again the whole scenario!

“Well, I’m just not going to think about that right now!”

How’s that workin’ for you?

The mind can be so fickle – it has to be trained to focus!
Is you mind set on Christ and God within? Have you set your mind on the Spirit, which is life and peace?

Our challenge, as Christians, is to have the discipline to set our minds on “things of the Spirit”, as expressed in Romans 8.

speaker, Balboa Union Church, Sunday, English service, Panama City

Slavery or Freedom

Yesterday, July 1st – was Canada Day… in a couple of days, the United States will be celebrating 4th of July – a day of celebration of independence.  Choosing whom to serve.  It seems very appropriate then, that today we consider Romans 6: 12-23 that Phil Edmonston read for us: freedom or slavery, discussing who…