Emmanuel Baptist Church Podcast : A Celebration of Discipline

Sermons presented at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Jefferson City TN by Dr. Sonny Strange

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February 26, 2012                                                                    First Sunday of Lent

 

A Celebration of Discipline

1 Corinthians 9:24-27

 

Synopsis:     This is the first Sunday of “Lent.”  That may not mean much to you if you are not familiar with the church calendar.  I want to spend our time together talking about the tradition and making suggestion for observing Lent as a Celebration of Discipline.

        Using 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 as my text I want to make a few suggestions for you to consider: 1. Setting a Goal, 2. Developing a Plan, 3. Making a Commitment, 4. Accountability Group.  Some questions that you need to ask: Doing this will make me a better …?  Doing this will be a blessing to …?

        Remember, we are moving toward Easter.  Use these next forty days as a time of reflection, self examination, repentance and renewal.  May the mark of Christ’s presence in your life stand out to those around you.

 

Scripture Text (NLT):  1 Corinthians 9:24-27;

 

 

Blessings,

Dr. Sonny Strange, Pastor

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