Today, we heard a powerful message both in song and the preached word. We heard the musical sermons of Minister Tonoa Smith and we were challenged the Preached word of Minster Unitha L. Muhammad. Sister Muhammad creatively used the song Bad Lady by recording artist Eryka Badu to illustrate our lives filled with too much negative material in the spiritual bags of our lives. Sister Muhammad preached deliverance from the spiritual weights of fear, anger, and rage anchored by regret. The liberating power of the Holy Spirit and faith in the resurrected Christ is offered as a weight lifting solution to the baggage of our lives.
Galatians 2:20 20 I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me. (Galatians 2:20, New King James Version)
We were taught that once we allow the Holy Spirit to bear fruit in and through our lives we can move quickly toward our God given Goals. Galatians 5:20-24.
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. 24 And those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. (Galatians 5:22-24, New King James Version)