Words of Life|Pastor Balan Swaminathan|HIPM
Descendants of God or Devil

Descendants of God or Devil

November 8, 2019

1 John 4:7–21
God is too big and magnificent or brilliant for us to see Him, but at the same time, He can be seen inside of us as He abides or takes residence or lives when we love one another.

The above scripture portion is divided into four sections as below.
V 7-11 Knowing God Through Love
V 12-16 Seeing God Through Love Read the rest of this entry »

Discerning Love

Discerning Love

November 2, 2019

Paul's prayer for the church in Philippi. (Philippians 1:9–11)
Sermon outline:
1. Love needs to grow in knowledge and discernment
2. You will be able to discern and choose what is best
3. Live pure and blameless lives until the day of Christ’s return
4. Be filled with the fruits of righteousness

The End of Your Faith

The End of Your Faith

June 11, 2019

Question: Can you help me to understand persecution and sufferings? Listen to the sermon to find out what Peter says.

1 Peter 1:3-9 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and that does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, 5 who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. Read the rest of this entry »

Serve the Lord with Gladness

Serve the Lord with Gladness

June 11, 2019

Psalm 100 - A Psalm of Praise and Thanksgiving

Serving God involves 2 different aspects
1. Giving glory to Him
2. Serving Others

Psalm 100 is all about serving God by giving Him glory.
Psalm 100 resembles the pattern we follow in our Sunday Service.

God wants us to serve Him with gladness. Having right attitude is more important than doing right things. Read the rest of this entry »

Don’t Wait to See, Just Believe

Don’t Wait to See, Just Believe

June 11, 2019

Following is the summary of the sermon.
• God wants us to walk by faith, not by sight
• Walking by sight will lead to deception - because our eyes deceive, ears deceive, feelings deceive and our senses are deceptive
• Walking by Faith is walking with no understanding - we don't need to know what tomorrow holds
• Walking by Faith is walking a life of prayer - only prayer reveals God's will and prayer implement God's will
• Walking by Faith is walking by not seeing - Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed. Read the rest of this entry »

We’re Better Together

We’re Better Together

June 11, 2019

A must listen sermon for you.

We are called to live together, grow together and serve together. Any division inside the church must be rejected. Listen to the sermon.

• Being alone is unsafe
• God's design is to live together as communities.
• We are safer together
• We are expected to grow together
• We are expected to serve together
• Any sectarianism or discrimination among us must be rejected

Be an Encourager

Be an Encourager

June 11, 2019

God has called you to encourage someone today! One thing that is wanted by every one is encouragement. Irrespective of the age, gender, nationality, color, and language, everyone is in need of encouragement. Our God is an encourager, He wants us to be encouragers too.

How do we encourage someone?
W - Word (by our words)
A - Action (by our action)
P - Prayer (by praying for the discouraged)

God has given the ministry of encouragement in your hands. Listen to the sermon to know how God can use you in this ministry.

Your Priority Decides your Destiny

Your Priority Decides your Destiny

June 11, 2019

Luke 14:15 - 24

- The Setting
- The Parable
- Life priorities taking over kingdom priorities
- The alternate plan of the Master
- The result of telling excuses Read the rest of this entry »

Hold on to your Faith until something happens

Hold on to your Faith until something happens

June 11, 2019

The Promise Granted Through Faith - Romans 4:13 - 25
Abraham was holding on to his faith in God until he received the promised blessing.
What made Abraham, the Father of many nations a Father of Faith?

1. Abraham knew his God
2. Abraham did not look at the circumstances
3. Abraham did not waver through unbelief
4. Abraham was strengthened in faith
5. Abraham was giving glory to God
6. Now he is fully convinced that God is able to perform Read the rest of this entry »

You are the Light of the World

You are the Light of the World

June 11, 2019

John 8:12 Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.”

John 9:5 As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.” Read the rest of this entry »