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The Fig Tree

2021-10-26T17:34:48-05:00October 17th, 2021|

Date: October 17, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Matthew 21:18-32 |

Facts About Fig Trees In ancient times, they were symbolistic of numerous things Peace Prosperity Longevity In Bible times, these trees were illegal to cut down if bearing fruit The foliage of these trees were very thick and opaque Application of the Fig Tree Matthew 21:18-32 The condition of the fig tree Its purpose Its properties Its past Its predicament The curse of the tree The elimination The excuse

The LORD My Shepherd

2021-10-25T22:34:03-05:00September 30th, 2021|

Date: September 30, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 23 |

JEHOVAH ROHI, PSALM 23:1, THE LORD MY SHEPHERD The examination of Jehovah Rohi, the LORD my Shepherd. The translations. Genesis 4:2, “Keeper” to watch and protect. Proverbs 28:7, “Companion” to comfort and cheer. Judges 14:20, “Friend” to commune with and help. Jeremiah 17:16, “Pastor” to feed and advise. Genesis 13:7, “Herdsmen” to gather together. Psalm 23:1, “Shepherd” to lead and guide. The type. __________ as shepherds and wandering sheep. Church, the N.T. flock of Christ. The text. Jehovah Rohi: Shepherd, vs.1. Jehovah Jireh: Provider, vs.1, not want. Jehovah Shalom: Peace, vs.2, lie down. Jehovah Rapha: Healer, vs.3, restores. Jehovah Tsidkenu: Righteousness, vs.3. Jehovah Shammah: Presence, vs.4, with me. Jehovah Nissi: Banner, vs.5 banquet of victory over enemies. Jehovah M’Kaddesh:

The Next Generation

2021-09-14T21:11:58-05:00September 12th, 2021|

Date: September 12, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Judges 2:1-14 |

The Causes of Not Knowing God A lack of examples - Hebrews 13:7, 17 A lack of experience - Judges 2:10 A lack of the extraordinary - Judges 2:10 The Characteristics of Not Knowing God  Wickedness - Judges 2:11, Ephesians 5:2-5, Galatians 5:19-26, Proverbs 23:29-35, Galatians 1:4 Worldliness - Judges 2:11-12 Withdrawn - Judges 2:13 The Consequences of Not Knowing God Displeasure of God- Judges 2:14 Devastation - Judges 2:14 Defeat - Judges 2:14 Distress - Judges 2:15 The Cure for Not Knowing God Desire Diligence - 2 Timothy 2:15 Defer - 1 John 4:6 Decide - 1 John 2:3-4

Teenage Fault Lines in the Book of Proverbs

2021-04-22T13:58:34-05:00April 22nd, 2021|

Date: April 22, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Phlippians 4:9 |

How to Develop Teenagers for the Lord Fault lines in the earth are often not seen, but when they create earthquakes, those are seen.  So are the faults in a teenager's heart if not dealt with. Fault Line #1 - A Walk with God Example(s): Enoch; Noah Key Bible Passages: Gen. 5:22-24, 6:9; 2 Cor. 4:16; 1 John 2:13-14 Teaching Points Being with God is more important than Doing for God Walking with God must be the top priority for a believer Look for who God is in the text of scripture Seeing Points Let them see and hear from your personal

Champions Living Defeated

2020-11-11T22:20:07-06:00November 11th, 2020|

Date: November 11, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Judges 13:4-6 |

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Three Low-lights of Life Relationships Bad relationships will stem from bad rendezvous places Good relationships will stem from good rendezvous places Consistency Don't be where you shouldn't be and expect sin not to happen Reproof Be "reproof-able" - take correction Be real, none are perfect Thoughtlesness Don't only pray when it only concerns yourself Have a burden for others

God Gives a Test

2020-10-11T15:37:00-05:00October 8th, 2020|

Date: October 8, 2020 ()

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Opening Thoughts God is going to give us a test The test reveals what we learned (not teach) It is for our own good Examples of God's tests Manna in the Wilderness - Exodus 16:4; Numbers 11:33 The Ten Commandments being given - Exodus 20 The wilderness wanderings - Deuteronomy 8:2 Who do you love? - Deuteronomy 13:1-3 Nations left for the Israelites - Judges 2:21-22 Constant exposure to the world getting in? God let them lay in their own bed of problems they made Other thoughts We are not to tempt God - Deuteronomy 6:16 We should ask God to test us

Gideon’s Final Days

2021-07-11T18:27:37-05:00April 2nd, 2020|

Date: April 2, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Judges 8 |

Judges 8 Introduction: On September 29, 1938, Great Britain, France, Germany and Italy met together and signed the Munich Pact which granted Adolf Hitler the northern part of Czechoslovakia. It was a complete betrayal by some of the leaders of these countries who had made promises to protect and help Czechoslovakia. Neville Chamberlain flew home after this momentous signing and proclaimed to his people that they now had a historic peace in our time, peace with honor. There however was one man not fooled, Winston Churchill who arose in the House of Commons and spoke these prophetic words: “Britain and France

Biblical Education of the Next Generation of Leaders

2020-03-21T20:57:56-05:00March 21st, 2020|

Date: March 19, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Judges 2:6-13 |

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Joshua's challenge to Israel Contemplate God's Power God's Presence God's Provision Confront Fear the Lord Put away the things that take away focus from God Challenge the next generation Consecrate Make a choice Reaction of the People Is the Lord your choice, or does He have to compete for your time and attention?

Lesson 10: Ten Truths to Teach Children

2020-02-27T19:33:17-06:00February 20th, 2020|

Date: February 20, 2020 ()

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All that glitters is not gold Bible verse– “stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant. But he knoweth not that the dead are there” (Proverbs 9:17-18) Bible story– The account of Samson in Judges 13-16 Truth illustrated– Cotton candy or the five cent hamburger may not really be that great after all.  Children are valuable and should not be dealt with or live on a whim. Life will frequently seem to be unfair Bible verse– “...Lord, and what shall this man do? Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to

Being Different

2019-10-14T12:52:21-05:00October 13th, 2019|

Date: October 13, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Judges 16:7,11,17 |

If you were arrested for being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you? Samson was called to be different.  He judged Israel 20 years.  He was effective when he was filled with the Spirit of God. What you lose when you choose to fit in with the World He lost his vision for God (Judges 16:1) He lost his love for God (Judges 16:4) He lost his honesty (Judges 16:11) He lost his testimony (Judges 16:23) He lost his life (Judges 16:28-30)

What Happened to Nineveh?

2019-04-27T23:31:20-05:00April 25th, 2019|

Date: April 25, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Jonah 3:3-10; 4:11; Nahum 1:1-2 |

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How did Nineveh go from being blessed by God in Jonah to being destroyed by God in Nahum? The responsibility that comes with knowing truth The privilege of Nineveh God's deliverance of truth (Acts 17;1-3) God's expectation of truth (Matthew 4:13-17; 11:20-24) The problem of Nineveh Truth was not propagated (Nahum 3:1-4; Judges 2:10-11 Psalm 78:5-7; Hosea 4:1; 2 Corinthians 13:8) Truth was not received The proclamation against Nineveh God is harder on one who knows the truth and rejects it (Nahum 2:1; 2 Peter 2:20) What are you doing with the truth you have been given?    

Sin Blinds, Sin Binds, Sin Grinds

2021-01-20T09:50:26-06:00June 22nd, 2018|

Date: June 13, 1999

Bible Text: Judges 16:4 |

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I want to preach a message on Samson.  It’s a message I believe Christians need as much as any I’ve ever preached.  Sin, and what it does to us.  Sin.  The longer I’m in the ministry, the more I see how people are blinded by sin.  The outline of this message is so simple:  sin blinds, sin binds, sin grinds.   Over and over again, I say, “That person is completely blind.  He doesn’t even see. . . .”  And in some cases, everybody but him sees the problem of his sin.  Most people don’t see it, but people are blinded by their
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