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The “I Am’s” of Being in Christ

2022-07-11T10:24:38-05:00July 10th, 2022|

Date: July 10, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Galatians 2:20 |

When the great I Am is living in you, your "I Am's" will change! Introduction: I Am Crucified Galatians 2:20 Servant Separated Sent Seven "C's" of a changed "I Am" Compassion (I am Debtor) Romans 1:14 Commitment (I am Ready) Romans 1:15 Courage (I am Not Ashamed) Romans 1:16 Conviction (I am Carnal) Romans 7:14 Confidence (I am Persuaded) Romans 8:38 Concern (I am Sure) Romans 15:29 Cheer (I am Glad) Romans 16:19

Maintaining Your Integrity

2022-04-28T12:56:02-05:00April 28th, 2022|

Date: April 28, 2022 ()

Bible Text: 1 Peter 4:17 |

Series:

Potential stages of growth Self-Aware Self-Absorbed Content, just don't care anymore Are you ready to stand before God?  Judge yourself now! Continue to sigh over sin God is holy Sin still bothers Him Does sin bother you? Ezekiel 9:3-6 Continue to pray for sinners Ask God to help you see yourself in the mirror of scripture God wants all to be saved Pray for authorities 1 Timothy 2:1-6 Proper prayers from God's people are never wasted! - Revelation 8:1-6 Continue to shine the sinless light Don't walk like the darkness around you Walk in His light Matthew 5:13-16 1 John 1:5-7

The Forgotten Work of Grace

2022-01-24T13:20:51-06:00January 23rd, 2022|

Date: January 23, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Psalms 84:11 |

Understanding Grace Mercy vs. Grace Mercy - does not give me what I deserve Grace - gives me what I do not deserve Nature of Grace Grace is given for a purpose with an expectation of an action Grace is against sin - grace frees us from sin Grace brings change Movement of Grace Grace moves us from sin to God The Three Works of Grace Unmerited favor God's enabler to help me live a Godly life Teaches us denial  

Hell

2021-11-29T18:44:28-06:00November 28th, 2021|

Date: November 28, 2021 ()

Bible Text: |

3 Worlds exist Earth Heaven Hell If you don't believe in Hell, you don't believe the Bible

The Rapture

2021-11-14T21:54:12-06:00November 14th, 2021|

Date: November 14, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Acts 1:8-11 |

Details of Christ's Coming His return is imminent As a thief in the night Suddenly, quickly We need to be watching What's going on in Israel In the prelude to the tribulation, the Scriptures state that there will be nothing but trouble there in Israel Israel is in constant turmoil currently Jesus is coming again

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 Church of Philadelphia

2021-09-01T17:40:27-05:00August 29th, 2021|

Date: August 29, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Revelation 2-3 |

Series:

The Seven Churches of Asia The Church of Philadelphia The Chronology of the Church They were a church of survivors This church is not mentioned anywhere else in Scripture One of the longest lasting churches of Asia The Commendations to the Church They took advantage of the open doors of service, Revelation 3:8 They kept God's Word, Revelation 3:8 They stayed faithful to trials, Revelation 3:9 The Condemnations to the Church The church was faithful, even though they had little strength Besides the church of Smyrna, this church is the only other church without any condemnations mentioned The Challenge to the Church Rescue, Revelation 3:10 Relief, Revelation 3:11 Recognition, Revelation 3:12

The Church of Thyatira

2021-08-16T11:07:42-05:00August 15th, 2021|

Date: August 15, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Revelation 2-3 |

Whose Christ? His Majesty His Judgment The Chronology of the Church The Commandments to the Church Fervent in their love Faithful in service Constant in faith Genuine in patience Progressive in growth The Cautions to the Church Licentiousness Idolatry The Challenges to the Church Repent of sin Hold fast till Christ comes

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 -

Hamartiology – The Doctrine of Sin – Part 4

2021-05-23T22:07:48-05:00May 23rd, 2021|

Date: May 23, 2021 ()

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Hamartiology: The Seven-Fold Victory Over Sin Through Christ Opening text and thought: Revelation 12:10-11; Hebrews 2:14-15 “Outside of Christ, I am only a sinner, but in Christ, I am saved. Outside of Christ, I am empty; in Christ, I am full. Outside of Christ, I am weak; in Christ, I am strong. Outside of Christ, I cannot; in Christ, I am more than able. Outside of Christ,I have been defeated; in Christ, I am already victorious. How meaningful are the words, ‘in Christ’.” (Watchman Nee) Why does God allow sin? Allows us to understand the amazing grace of God How Christ has defeated sin? Sin defiles, but

I Am Alive Forevermore

2021-05-06T20:46:33-05:00April 4th, 2021|

Date: April 4, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Revelation 1:18 |

“The resurrection of Jesus Christ was necessary to establish the truth of His mission and put the stamp of all-conquering power on His gospel.” - E.M. Bounds The helplessness of Man’s Condition - “I fell at His feet as dead” Man at his best is flawed Psalm 51:3 Ecclesiastes 7:20 Man at his worst is frightening Genesis 6:3 The Help Offered by Our Savior - “He laid His right hand upon me.” He offers His strength to do

How to Have Personal Revival

2021-03-20T19:50:23-05:00March 14th, 2021|

Date: March 14, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 6 |

Opening thought: When is the last time you heard the voice of God in your Bible reading? When is the last time you were truly brought to your knees over your sin-sick soul? When is the last time you were able to ponder the holiness of our God and Savior? Background: In the year King Uzziah died Scripture references: 2 Kings 15:1-7 2 Chronicles 26:15-21   The Vision of the Supreme - Isaiah 6:1-4 His Place: "sitting upon a throne" His Position: "high and lifted up" His Power: "His train filled the temple"/ "the posts of the door moved" His Praise: the seraphims cried out, "Holy, Holy, Holy" The vision of our

Spiritual Warfare Studies

2020-12-08T09:37:03-06:00December 6th, 2020|

Date: December 6, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 2 Corinthians |

I have ever found that when I have thought the battle was over and the conquest gained, and so let down my watch, the enemy has risen up and done my greatest injury. - David Brainerd Know the Enemy Lucifer - Isaiah 14:12 Satan - 1 Chronicles 21:1 Devil - Matthew 4:1 Prince of devils - Matthew 9:34; 12:24 Lion - 1 Peter 5:8 Additional Names Dragon - Revelation 12:9 god - 2 Corinthians 4:4 Equip with Weapons - 2 Corinthians 10:4 Defensive armor Belt of truth Breastplate of righteousness Shoes of the Gospel of peace Shield of faith Helmet of salvation Offensive armor - Ephesians 6 Sword of the Spirit Prayer Keys to Victory Depend on your Commander Don't faint Have a sound

If I’d Only Known

2020-09-29T15:45:44-05:00September 27th, 2020|

Date: September 27, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 2:1-8 |

3 Groups of people that cry out Unsaved in Hell Christians that contemplate sin The saved that will stand in judgment who didn't live for Him How many Christians want to live like Solomon and die like Paul? - Mike Allison  

The Battle of Armageddon and The Second Coming

2021-06-20T19:03:42-05:00September 20th, 2020|

Date: September 20, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Revelation 16 |

Series:

Some Misconceptions Armageddon is not the end of the world The saved saints will not be on the earth A misunderstanding of dispensations The Setting The Second Coming The Slaughter of the Enemy The Carnage The Conqueror Application Be Aware Be Awake Be Watching Be Ready   Some helpful resources: "Armageddon" by Dr. Randy Starr "To the Seven Churches: A Commentary on the Apocalypse of Jesus Christ" by Dr. Thomas Strouse "The Future According to the Bible" by David W. Cloud (available at wayoflife.org - eBook or print) wayoflife.org (many articles about the end times) "Things to Come: A Study in Biblical Eschatology" by J. Dwight Pentecost (pages 229-258) "Thru the Bible with J. Vernon McGee: 1 Corinthians through Revelation"

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

The Great Tribulation

2021-06-20T19:03:33-05:00September 13th, 2020|

Date: September 13, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Revelation 20:11-15 |

Series:

A Review of Times and Terms The Antichrist The Tribulation The Abomination of Desolation The Second Coming of Christ The Tribulation Period As Described by Jesus The Judgment The Seven Seals The Antichrist comes to power in the name of peace Economic turmoil The Seven Trumpets Hail and fire cause destruction 1/3 of the sea life die The rivers and springs of water are turned to poison The Seven Vials Sores The sea becomes blood Rivers and springs dry up The sun scorches men World-wide war Great earthquake God's wrath Application For the Believer Praise the Lamb of God Preparation for the Judgment Passion for the lost For the Unbeliever Repent of your sins Trust Jesus     Some helpful resources: "The Antichrist & The Tribulation" by Dr. Randy Starr "To the Seven Churches: A Commentary

My Soul Failed When He Spake

2020-09-15T21:06:40-05:00September 15th, 2020|

Date: September 3, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Song of Solomon 4:16-5:16 |

A note about I Corinthians 13:3 We should be a cheerful giver (How to give) We should be a commanded giver (What to give) We should be a consistent giver (Why we give, because we love Him) Some notes about the Song of Solomon The Beloved is the Lord My Beloved is the church The daughters of Jerusalem is the world The King is the devil (wants to steal our love) The Mother's sons are the Jews Song of Solomon 5:6 Why did her soul fail? She was semi-conscious When He speaks, listen! She was complacent 5:3 She was in her comfort zone and didn't want to move. She was careless 5:3 She was too self-concerned 5:4 She stopped

End Times: The Rapture

2021-11-14T20:48:20-06:00August 30th, 2020|

Date: August 30, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 1 Thesalonians 4:13-18 |

Series:

The Clear Teaching of the Rapture in Scripture The Bible teaches that Christ will come again Christ foretold of it himself - John 14 The angels told the disciples at Christ's ascent - Acts 1 The communion table is a reminder of Christ's coming - 1 Corinthians 11 The Bible teaches that Christ's return is imminent The saints would be removed - Revelations 3 Historically, God removed his people before bringing judgment Noah Rahab Lot The events in the book of Revelations are in chronological order (two parenthetical sections) The Antichrist will not be revealed until the Holy Spirit is gone (Thus believers filled with the Holy Spirit will be gone) The great tribulation

The Lord’s Day is Holy

2020-08-18T16:36:37-05:00August 16th, 2020|

Date: August 16, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Jeremiah 17 |

A study of Jeremiah 17   Opening thoughts: It’s a pattern. It’s not only a pattern here at Fairhaven Baptist Church, it’s pretty much a pattern in churches everywhere in the United States and around the world. It has been the time-honored traditional pattern, and it goes back, and back, and back, and back, and back, and all the way back to the New Testament time. The people of God, the believers in the Lord Jesus Christ, have worshiped on Sunday. I have been a lot of places in the globe in my lifetime and I have seen this practiced. Let me list
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