Each of us developed certain ideas, principles, values, thoughts, desires and human reasonings prior to God's calling. While we are learning to trust in God, these same human ideas tend to creep back into out thoughts and actions even though we buried the old man in a water grave. In this sermon we will view the actions of a few individuals in this regard.
Ellis La Ravia serves the United Church of God congregations in Tucson and Sierra Vista, Arizona, along with El Paso, Texas. Before his retirement from the Church, he served as pastor for several congregations in the United States.