Sermon Topic: Striving

Striving According to His Working

Date: September 8th, 1957  |  Scripture: Colossians 1:29  |  Topics: Holy Spirit, Ministry, Paul, Striving, Working

Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.

The Chastening of the Lord

Date: February 21st, 1960  |  Scripture: Hebrews 12:5-11  |  Topics: Discipleship, Discipline, Striving

And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him: For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth. If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not? But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons. Furthermore we have had fathers ofContinue Reading

The Strait Way

Date: July 25th, 1965  |  Scripture: Matthew 7:13-20  |  Topics: Dedication, Judgment, Narrow Way, Striving

Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but aContinue Reading

The Golden Tomorrow

Date: September 10th, 1972  |  Scripture: Philippians 3:12-14  |  Topics: Future, Goals, Perseverance, Striving, Working

Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

These Thirty Years

Date: October 6th, 1974  |  Scripture: James 4:10-14  |  Topics: Anniversary, Church, FBC-Dallas, James, Paul, Striving

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up. Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge. There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy: who art thou that judgest another? Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sContinue Reading

Strength in Striving

Date: September 20th, 1981  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 9:25  |  Topics: Giving, Offerings, Strength, Striving

And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.