Words of Life|Pastor Balan Swaminathan|HIPM
Do not Sorrow

Do not Sorrow

October 14, 2021

Do not sorrow - is a command to obey (Nehemiah 8:10)
• Being unhappy defiles the holiness of God. Because God doesn't want us to be unhappy in the day that is holy to our God.
• When we are sorrowful and unhappy, we degrade the ability of God.
• When we worry about the things that are not in our control, we are Read the rest of this entry »

Dealing with Doubtful Things (Romans 14)

Dealing with Doubtful Things (Romans 14)

October 6, 2021

There are definite things or essential things that Bible instructs or commands us to do or not to do. But there are disputable things or doubtful things or non-essential things the Word of God deals with. While dealing with such things,

1. We exercise the great freedom we have in Christ, but it is not a freedom where love is absent, its not a freedom that gives us right to sin, it is not even a freedom that gives us right to cause someone else to sin.
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Power that Works

Power that Works

September 29, 2021

Our inner person is easily weakened by life challenges. Inner person has to be healthy to have a joyful and a peaceful life. Key life decisions can be effectively taken only by a healthy inner man. Inner man becomes healthy when we are willing to seek God and allow His transforming power to work. Inner man must be cared, protected and strengthened by the power through His Spirit. Read the rest of this entry »

Tough Minded Faith

Tough Minded Faith

September 22, 2021

Only those who have "Tough Minded Faith" can sense success in dark times, come back after defeat and face the future unafraid. One can develop tough minded faith in God by knowing the existence of God, knowing that our days are in His hands and by seeking God as when we seek Him, He delivers us from all our fears.

Prison

Prison

September 15, 2021

Life becomes a prison cell the moment we are unable to push through life's challenges and move forward. Life is capable of confining us inside our own prison cell and making the escape almost impossible.
Prison limits our ability, Prison offers what we deserve, Prison makes us to lose our rights. But God can set us free from the prison. Read the rest of this entry »

Feast of Trumpets

Feast of Trumpets

September 9, 2021

The Feast of Trumpets or Rosh Hashanah reminds us that
• God is expecting the church to get into a time of return, repentance and new beginnings
• God reminds us that He is in control of the earth and of our lives too.
• God reminds us to prepare ourselves for the coming of the Lord Read the rest of this entry »

Being God-Centered in this Self-Centered Life

Being God-Centered in this Self-Centered Life

September 2, 2021

Christ followers cannot have a life that’s Self-Centered, they are expected to live a God-Centered life.
God's Word, Prayer, Worship and Involvement in local and global mission are the four building blocks to build a God-Centered life. Listen to the sermon to know few simple practical steps of living a God-Centered life.

Balancing Faith And Works

Balancing Faith And Works

August 26, 2021

We all must balance our Christian lives with faith and works. Pray, study, meditate, and be filled with the Holy Spirit to spiritually grow and mature in your faith, at the same time, work hard and allow your faith in God to impact lives around you by meeting their emotional, spiritual and physical needs. Don't over do either one, balance it. Read the rest of this entry »

Turn it into Praise

Turn it into Praise

August 18, 2021

In Psalm 13, David, brought his complaints, his pain and petitions to the Lord, then he realized his inability to hope anything for the future. Day by day he was losing his trust and joy, but one day he turned every frustration, every disappointment, every failure, every delay into praise. God expects us to do the same. Listen to the sermon to know how to turn your pain into praise.

Extreme Giving

Extreme Giving

August 11, 2021

We learn from Luke 6: 27-38 what extreme giving is.
When your giving is extreme in terms of
• Loving those who hate you and loving those who are unloved
• Doing good to those who do evil against you
• Lending those who are incapable of returning Read the rest of this entry »

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