Sermon on How To Please God

 Pleasing God: A Life of Faith and Holiness


As believers, our greatest desire should be to please God in all that we do. But how can we accomplish this? Today, we will explore various aspects of living a life that is pleasing to God, drawing insights from Scripture to guide us on this journey of faith and holiness.

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1: Persevere in Faith and Trust in God (Hebrews 11:6)

Hebrews 11:6 reminds us that without faith, it is impossible to please God. As believers, we are called to trust in God's promises and to persevere in faith, even when faced with trials and challenges.

2: Seek Holiness in All Areas of Life (1 Peter 1:16)

God calls us to be holy because He is holy. We are to strive for holiness in every aspect of our lives, allowing His sanctifying work to transform us into His likeness.

3: Expressing Love to God and Others (Matthew 22:37)

Jesus taught that the greatest commandment is to love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul, and mind. Additionally, we are called to love our neighbors as ourselves. Pleasing God involves demonstrating love both vertically towards God and horizontally towards others.

4: Practice Justice and Mercy (Micah 6:8)

Micah 6:8 highlights the importance of acting justly, loving mercy, and walking humbly with our God. Pleasing God entails living with integrity, showing compassion to those in need, and seeking justice for the oppressed.

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5: Living in Communion and Constant Prayer (Philippians 4:4-5)

Philippians 4:4-5 encourages us to rejoice in the Lord always and to pray without ceasing. Pleasing God involves cultivating a life of communion with Him through prayer, seeking His guidance and strength in every circumstance.

6: Do Good and Be Generous (Hebrews 13:16)

Hebrews 13:16 exhorts us to do good and to share with others, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God. We are called to live generously, showing kindness and compassion to those around us.

7: Keep the Commandments of God (John 14:15)

Jesus emphasized the importance of obedience to God's commandments as an expression of our love for Him. Pleasing God requires us to align our lives with His Word and to obey His teachings.

8: Having a Grateful Heart and Constant Praise (1 Chronicles 16:34)

Gratitude and praise are pleasing to God. We are called to cultivate a heart of thanksgiving, acknowledging God's goodness and faithfulness in our lives.

9: Seek God’s Will in Every Decision (Psalm 143:10)

Psalm 143:10 urges us to seek God's guidance and to do His will. Pleasing God involves surrendering our plans and desires to His perfect will, trusting that His ways are higher than ours.

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As we reflect on how to please God, let us commit ourselves to live lives of faith, holiness, love, justice, and prayer. May we seek to honor God in all that we do, bearing fruit that is pleasing to Him and bringing glory to His name. Let us walk in obedience to His Word, trusting in His promises, and seeking His will in every decision. May our lives be a sweet fragrance, pleasing and acceptable to our Heavenly Father. 

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