Weather Update


All Sunday services at First Alliance Church will take place as scheduled.

xclose menu

Things that Matter to God: Empowerment

May 24, 2020 Pastor: Allen Grimes Series: Things that matter to God

EMPOWERMENT … God Gives Us Power to Do His Work 


1 Thessalonians 1:2-18 (Work produced by Faith, Labor prompted by Love, Endurance inspired by Hope) 

  • When someone loves you, they naturally choose you.
  • You must know you are loved by God and that God chose you to do His work.


Jesus promised power through his Spirit - Acts 1:8 (Acts of the Holy Spirit)

  • If I as the preacher only speak to you, then it becomes a matter of word only, but when the Holy Spirit works through the Word, a great spiritual work is accomplished.


Alliance Core Value # 6 - Without the Holy Spirit’s empowerment, we can accomplish nothing


Jesus produces fruit through us as we abide in him and love each other - John 15:1-17 

  • We must be rooted in Him if we wish to bear fruit for God.
  • Every branch that DOES bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful.


Jesus is committed to getting his work done - John 10:1-18

  • Jesus opens the door for those who wish to do His Work.
  • The shepherd has a personal connection with His sheep.
  • Sheep are experts at discerning their shepherd’s voice.


1 Corinthians 2:4 –

  • With Commitment from Jesus and the power of the Holy Spirit, God’s work will get done.


More in Things that matter to God

May 31, 2020

Things that matter to God: Faith

May 17, 2020

Things that Matter to God: Teamwork

May 10, 2020

Things that matter to God- Obedience