Words of Life|Pastor Balan Swaminathan|HIPM
Walking Through the Epistles | 6. Bewitched And Befooled

Walking Through the Epistles | 6. Bewitched And Befooled

February 19, 2020

Galatians 3:1-14 Here are the concluding thoughts we shared towards the end of the sermon.
• Today if we are not careful, we will be easily bewitched and befooled by the traditions, philosophies, false teachings and changing trends.
• As the law cannot produce righteousness, cannot save sinners, all the legalistic rituals and traditions we follow make no difference in us. They are capable of neither saving us nor taking us to heaven. Read the rest of this entry »

Walking Through the Epistles | 5. Peter’s Hypocrisy & Paul’s Rebuke

Walking Through the Epistles | 5. Peter’s Hypocrisy & Paul’s Rebuke

February 13, 2020

Galatians 2:6-21. Here are the concluding thoughts.
• We may differ in our responsibilities, our abilities & skills may be different, the call of God may be different in our lives. But one is not greater than the other. We are all equal in Christ.
• We must be willing to accept and include all kind of people. What God has already cleansed, we must not call unclean.
• Be courageous like Paul to make corrections and be submissive as Peter to accept corrections. Read the rest of this entry »

Walking Through the Epistles | 4. Jerusalem Approved Paul’s Gospel

Walking Through the Epistles | 4. Jerusalem Approved Paul’s Gospel

February 6, 2020

Galatians 1:18-24, 2:1-5. Here are the key thoughts of this sermon.
1. Christian friendship is important, even though we are two different contrasting personalities, when we come together in Jesus name, we must forget the differences as we are one in Christ
2. Christian fellowship is important. That’s where we learn to trust each other and grow together in Christ Read the rest of this entry »

Walking Through the Epistles | 3. Gospel & Apostleship Defended (Gal 1:1-17)

Walking Through the Epistles | 3. Gospel & Apostleship Defended (Gal 1:1-17)

January 30, 2020

The three sections of Galatians 1:1-17 are,
Salutation (V 1:1-5), Reason for the Letter (V 1:6-10) & The call to Apostleship (V 1:11
-17).
Some of the outstanding truth we learned today as take away are,
1. We need to be extra careful about the deceptive side of the truth
2. Remember, all of us are bought by the blood of Jesus. No doubt that we are bond servant of Jesus Christ Read the rest of this entry »

Walking Through the Epistles | 2. Introduction to Galatians

Walking Through the Epistles | 2. Introduction to Galatians

January 23, 2020

As we introduce the book of Galatians, we will cover the following sections.
- Authenticity of the Document
- Time and Place of Writing
- The Recipients of the Epistle
- Characteristics of Galatians Read the rest of this entry »

Walking Through the Epistles | 1. Introduction

Walking Through the Epistles | 1. Introduction

January 16, 2020

Walking Through the Epistles is a sermon series started to study the epistles of the New Testament. This series focuses on the Pauline Epistles. In order to get there, a strong foundation is laid by this particular sermon providing an overview of the topic.

God’s Precious Jewels

God’s Precious Jewels

January 9, 2020

Zechariah 9:16 The Lord their God will save them in that day, As the flock of His people. For they shall be like the jewels of a crown, Lifted like a banner over His land. We are God's precious jewels. Why are we so precious?
1. Like jewels, we are God's creation
2. Like jewels, we are very rare people Read the rest of this entry »

Get Ready for the Next Level

Get Ready for the Next Level

January 3, 2020

Here is the outline of the sermon

  1. Get ready for the next level
  2. Change is inevitable or unavoidable
    1. Change is essential for God's plan to come true in our lives Read the rest of this entry »

The Humanity of God

The Humanity of God

January 3, 2020

Understanding the humanity of God the Father.
1. Humanity of God is fully revealed in Jesus
2. All human nature is inherited from God
3. Human is not capable of producing love, God is the ultimate source
4. The likeness of God is marred by sin Read the rest of this entry »

Expect great things from God in 2020

Expect great things from God in 2020

January 2, 2020

Proverbs 23:18 For surely there is an end; And thine expectation shall not be cut off.