[Student Sermons: The Power to Overcome Failure, and Insights for Performing True Spiritual Piety]


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An unidentified man delivers two sermons. In the first sermon titled “The Power to Overcome Failure,” he explains the importance of getting a clear picture of the problem. In his second sermon “Insights for Performing True Spiritual Piety” he warns against performing religious responsibility for attention.

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00:00:38 An unidentified man introduces the gospel according to Mark 5:25-34. Says Mark’s gospel is a concise account of Jesus’ ministry focusing on the miracle powers of Jesus.

00:03:46 Introduces his subject “The Power to Overcome Failure.”

00:14:07 Talks about the first option to overcome failure is to get a clear picture of our problem.

00:23:02 Talks about how the second option is to develop a blueprint for overcoming the weakness presented.

00:30:45 Talks about the third option is to decide to turn to the almighty to help one carry out their program through prayer.

00:40:52 Unidentified man prays.

00:41:18 Reads scripture from gospel according to Matthew 6: 1-4.

00:43:42 Presents his subject “Insights for Performing True Spiritual Piety.”

00:50:34 Talks about the problem of thinking one should be praised to carry out religious duties.

00:59:01 Talks about natural talent and God’s gift.

01:07:52 Talks about the value of learning, and to look to the captain of the source.

01:09:41 Talks about ability to render service in the faith comes from the Master.

01:10:59 Ends sermon.


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