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- Judges 2:11, Ephesians 5:2-5, Galatians 5:19-26, Proverbs 23:29-35, Galatians 1:4 Worldliness - Judges 2:11-12 Withdrawn - Judges 2:13 The Consequences of Not Knowing God Displeasure of God- Judges 2:14 Devastation - Judges 2:14 Defeat - Judges 2:14 Distress - Judges 2:15 The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 |

Series:

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 ()

Bible Text: |

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
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