A Commencement Address

As we honor our graduates today we look at a guarantee for spiritual success from the Bible. Success in life is often measured by the job you have, house you own or car you drive, but are we striving for spiritual success. We should… and here is how you can attain it. You must ALWAYS…

1. Have a constant prayer connection.
– Luke 18:1 And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint

2. Serve God
– 1 Corinthians 15:58 – Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

3. Give Thanks
– Ephesians 5:20 – Giving thanks always for all thins unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;

4. Be Ready
– 1 Peter 3:15 – But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear: