Submissive Christians are ones which have a softer approach to human relationships than the rest of the world. People will disappoint us at times, but it doesn’t mean that we give up on community or submission. Rather, we submit to one another because we hold a high view of Jesus’ love, grace and mercy which is available to us daily by faith.
What does submission mean? Why is it good posture for Christians to embrace? How can we learn habits which put us in a posture of submission with one another? Consider these questions with us at First Mennonite Church as we continue the series of Cultivating Christian Community.
We should not convince ourselves that a victorious Christian is an isolated Christian. We have been called into fellowship with other believers and are commanded support one another in order for all of us to finish well.
What kind of prayer opposes the work of Satan? What does it mean to pray 'in the Spirit' and 'at all times?' Dig into these relevant questions with this series conclusion from First Mennonite Church of Morton on the Armor of God.
In the middle of difficult situations, we typically look back to the past or ahead to the future since it's present reality which appears to be so dreadfully difficult. But perhaps God’s Word can assist us as we seek to find joy during each present moment.
What kinds of 'flaming arrows' does Satan direct at Christians? When they are coming, what should be our posture and our protection? Study Ephesians 6:16-17 with us at First Mennonite Church of Morton as we continue to look at the 'Armor of God.'
What does it look like to stand against spiritual forces of evil and the cultural trends which distract or compromise our faith? The answer is more basic then we often consider. Join First Mennonite Church of Morton in this second part of our series in Ephesians 6.
Regardless of whether you've experienced any or not, the Bible does make it clear that spiritual beings are present within our world. In fact, many of the stories which shape our theology include them.
Who is the only enemy for Christians? It's not found among flesh and bone, but rather spiritual forces of evil. This message describes the enemy of God and some of the schemes from his 'playbook.' Join us at First Mennonite Church of Morton for this part 1 of 4 series on the 'Armor of God' from Ephesians 6.
What is the goal of marriage? If it is unity, how does that get accomplished? According to Scripture, the heart of the man and wife must be addressed. This sermon takes a brief break from the 'Sermon on the Mount' to address these questions from Ephesians 5
What are some marks of a spiritually maturing church? How are spiritual gifts connected with this goal? Which spiritual gifts are essential for leading into maturity? We answer these questions as we look at Ephesians 4 and it's role in the local congregation.
What are some key markers which make the church different from other organizations? The gospel message is the primary distinction. But what exactly is the gospel? How could we describe it to friends that have never heard or even stepped foot into a church gathering? We dig into these questions as this new series on 'marks of a healthy church' begins.