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Landing On The Right Side

2022-07-18T14:11:57-05:00July 17th, 2022|

Date: July 17, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Joshua 24:15 |

A study of Joshua, who was resolved to serve God, often being in the minority. Five Times Joshua landed on the right side of a problem. The golden calf (Exodus 32) Report of the 12 spies (Number 13) Jericho's peculiar battle plan (Joshua 6) Judgment of Sin - Achan (Joshua 7) Gibeonite league - Accepting personal responsibility for his faults (Joshua 9)

An Honest Mistake

2022-04-26T22:59:51-05:00April 26th, 2022|

Date: April 26, 2022 ()

Bible Text: 2 Kings 4:38-44; John 7:24; Matthew 7:1-5 |

Series:

What is an honest mistake? Not purposeful sin Lack of Information Lack of Ability God shows mercy when He can, judgment when He must. Honest mistakes do have consequences Guilty vs. Responsibility Christians could take advice from leaders in the Old Testament who did not participate in the guilt of Israel, preached against it, but took responsibility for it in their prayers. The leader must be careful for how they deal with honest mistakes Did not draw attention to the person The offender should not be overly sensitive Try to be patient with the leader if you are the offender The leader is wrong if they handle it wrong, but the offender is

Hold Such in Reputation

2022-03-27T17:48:22-05:00March 27th, 2022|

Date: March 27, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Philippians 2:29 |

Who are your heroes? What should one look for in a hero? A good example: Epaphroditus Who is Epaphroditus? Named after a pagan god Turned to Christ Qualities Sacrificial (left his home to carry a gift) Brotherly (now a brother in Christ) Companion in labor Fellow Soldier Messenger (Faithful to his job) Minister Sickness (Received God's Mercy) Risked his life and reputation to help people

Winning the War Within

2022-01-11T22:50:15-06:00January 9th, 2022|

Date: January 9, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Galatians 5:13-17 |

All Christians can testify of a continuous battle in their hearts.  Part of us wants to do right, and part of us wants to sin.  Thankfully, the Bible gives us some steps to take to have victory.   Negative Steps to Take Detest Decrease Deny Die Positive Steps to Take Decide Dedicate Determine Depend Joy doesn't come by doing what you want.

How To Be Significant

2021-11-29T19:00:27-06:00November 28th, 2021|

Date: November 28, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Philippians 3:4 |

Four Questions to Test Your Spiritual Dedication What is on your calendar? (What are your priorities?) What money leaves your checkbook? (What do you give to God?) What do you talk about? (What is your conversation?) What is your concentration? (What do you think about?)

Dealing with Discouragement Biblically

2021-10-26T20:04:38-05:00October 24th, 2021|

Date: October 24, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 42:5-11 |

How to Defeat Discouragement for Good Don't let your heart be ruled by what you see and what you hear - Psalm 27:7 Cry out to the Lord in prayer - Psalm 18:6, Philippians 4:6-7 Redirect your attention to God - Colossians 3:1-2 Three Things to Remember about God Remember God's goodness to you in the past - Jeremiah 17:7-8 Remember the Lord is with you - Matthew 28:20, Hebrews 13:5 Remember the Lord's promise for the future - Psalm 16:11, Romans 8:18  

Yielding to the Spirit

2021-10-05T15:21:32-05:00October 3rd, 2021|

Date: October 3, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Romans 6:11-14 |

Sermon Outline “God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.” ~Andrew Murray Is yielding important for the believer? It is God's design for the believer (Philippians 2:9) It brings maturity (John 14:1, 13-14, 23, 26; John 15:1-5) It allows for victory in the believer's life (John 16:32-33) What does yielding look like? Courage (Acts 1:1-26) Awareness of God's presence (Acts 8:1-40; 9:1-43) Victory (Romans 8:11) Zeal (Philippians 2:1) “I wish that saints would cling to Christ half as earnestly as sinners

Failing Doesn’t Make You a Failure

2021-08-23T22:29:22-05:00August 22nd, 2021|

Date: August 22, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Acts 12:25-13:5, 13 |

Six Lessons from Failing "This message is not to give you an excuse, it's intended to give you hope" Failing doesn't come from falling, failing comes from not getting back up again - Proverbs 24:16 Learn to close the door on failure - Philippians 3:13 Learn from personal failures, and from the failures of others - Psalms 1:12 Don't let your failures consume you - Psalm 18:29 Don't let your failures give you an excuse not to serve God -  Psalms 37:23 Don't let your failures cause you to lose your fire - Jeremiah 20:9  

What Are You Looking For?

2021-06-29T17:02:07-05:00June 27th, 2021|

Date: June 27, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 105:1-4    |

Introduction –We tend to think change will bring us happiness.  However, nothing this world can offer can bring lasting satisfaction.  Consider three things that the Lord tells us to seek. Seek the Person of God He is Our Redeemer We are purchased by His blood - Revelation 5:9 We are rescued from our sin - Galatians 3:13, Acts 4:12 He is Our Rock God provides stability God provides security He is Our Revenger - Romans 12:17-21 He is Our Rewarder - Hebrews 11:6 Seek the Power of God Spiritual Strength - Philippians 4:13 Physical Strength - Isaiah 40:31 Emotional Strength - Matthew 11:28-29 Seek the Perspective of God Gladness - Psalm 21:6 Stability - Psalm 30:7 Deliverance -

ABC’s of Soulwinning: Leading a Soul to Christ

2021-05-17T21:47:10-05:00May 16th, 2021|

Date: May 16, 2021 ()

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Ask God for help Believe He will help Confidently share your faith Invite people to church By inviting them you can bring them to the Savior God speaks through preaching Pass out gospel tracts Share your testimony of salvation  Testimony - a declaration of fact Giving your testimony How were you before you were saved? What did you believe before salvation? How did you hear the Gospel? What changes has God made since salvation? Present the Plan of Salvation: Ideas to get across God loves you God hates sin - everyone has sin God punishes sin You cannot save yourself Jesus took your place God's has conditions Repent Believe Receive Jesus is waiting for your to receive him Decide if they are ready to

Learning to be Content

2021-02-18T19:48:33-06:00February 14th, 2021|

Date: February 14, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Philippians 4:7 |

A Study of Contentment in the Bible Opening Thought: The great ploy of the devil from the beginning of time is to get humanity to be discontent with God’s provision. Beware of the evil of the discontented spirit. “I have held many things in my hands, and have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God's hands, that I still possess.” - Martin Luther I. The Explanation of Contentment •Dictionary definition •Biblical definition •Biblical examples II. The Enemies of Contentment •Greed •Envy •Covetousness •Ungratefulness III.The Elements of Contentment •My Possessions •My Positions •My Predicaments IV. The Essential Ingredient of Contentment Trust in the providence of God   “Actually, only God

True Joy

2020-12-14T16:28:33-06:00December 13th, 2020|

Date: December 13, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Philippians 4:4 |

There cannot be true Christian joy without Christ Our joy as a Christian rests completely in Christ Our joy does not lie within ourselves What joy is NOT Joy is not all of our problems being solved Joy is not getting what we want What joy IS Joy is being filled with Christ Joy is being filled up with the fruit of Christ's righteousness Why one doesn't have joy You aren't being a light of Christ in a dark world You aren't being a witness All of your goals are temporal - materialism

Ingredients for A Perfect Church

2020-12-01T13:43:38-06:00November 29th, 2020|

Date: November 29, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 1 |

1 Corinthians 1 “You never have to advertise a fire. Everyone comes running when there's a fire. Likewise, if your church is on fire, you will not have to advertise it. The community will already know it.” –Leonard Ravenhill A sanctified church - 1 Corinthians 1:1-3 Positional aspect Practical aspect A Christ-filled church - 1 Corinthians 1:4-6 The purpose of sanctification - 1 Corinthians 1:10-17 The point of our preaching - 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 A saving message - 1 Corinthians 1:18, 22-23 A solemn message - 1 Corinthians 1:23-25 A purified church - 1 Corinthians 1:7-8 A secure church - 1 Corinthians 1:8-9 “The glory of the gospel is that when the church

He Hath Led Me Into Darkness And Not Into Light

2020-10-03T16:33:04-05:00October 3rd, 2020|

Date: October 1, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Lamentations 3:2 |

Things are going to happen that you do not understand, Don't blame God! Lamentations 3:1-3 What changed Jeremiah's mindset about these things? Stop and think. Lamentations 3:20-21 Remember these attributes of God Lamentations 3:22-24 Mercy Compassion Faithfulness Know that patience is a virtue Lamentations 3:25 Remember that God is sovereign God never needs to answer the question "Why?"

Privilege Brings Responsibility

2020-11-17T13:21:26-06:00September 17th, 2020|

Date: September 17, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Amos 3:1-10 |

Series:

The Privilege of Salvation What are you holding back? The Path of Iniquity No agreement No hearing No testimony The Punishment of Iniquity You Reap what You Sow! If you have your Bibles this evening, we will be looking at Amos. The Book of Amos. If you have been continuing with our Bible reading, we just finished through Amos. Now it's starting to click along and by the end of September, we are in the New Testament. And then we will be done soon. All these little books we are knocking them out. Like, you know, a book a day. You know, reading Ezekiel, I did not think we

You Can Trouble Him

2021-07-11T18:27:36-05:00August 9th, 2020|

Date: August 9, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Mark 5:21-43 |

Man's extremity is God's opportunity 1. You can trouble Him for your salvation - Matthew 11:28; John 5:37; Revelation 22:17 2. You can trouble Him for your supplications - Mark 10:46-52 3. You can trouble Him for your sufferings - 2 Corinthians 12:8 4. You can trouble Him for your sanctification - Philippians 4:14 5.You can trouble Him for souls - Psalm 126:5
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