“I Can’t” Christianity

2020-04-17T13:08:39-05:00April 16th, 2020|

Date: April 16, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Numbers 11:1-15 |

A Heavy Heart The cause of the heavy heart The Christian life is a life of conflict, not comfort The complication of a heavy heart Moses had a heavy heart for a very long time God doesn't plan for us to carry a burden too heavy for us The cure for a heavy burden We should take it to the LORD God's work must be done with His help A Heartfelt Honesty Not all complaining is not the same Moses was crying to God, not against God Complaining can be an expression of grief, not finding fault and finding resentment The right kind of complaining brings relief Not all of our requests are granted Moses was

Precious Promises for Troubling Times

2020-03-30T17:27:42-05:00March 29th, 2020|

Date: March 29, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 2 Peter 1:1-4 |

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Introduction: Times are tough, but Christians still have hope! God’s promises are plentiful, precious, personal, and powerful. Consider some of His precious promises: The Promise of His Presence The Promise of His Provision The Promise of His Power The Promise of His Peace The Promise of His Pardon Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature,having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust” (2 Peter 1:4)

Life in the Pits

2020-03-28T20:56:29-05:00March 28th, 2020|

Date: March 28, 2020 ()

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How do you handle your life in the low times? The Pit of Privation- Joseph (Genesis 37-39) Privation=lacking essentials Joseph experienced absolute isolation Genesis 37 The Pit of Persecution -Jeremiah (Jeremiah 38) The Pit of Pity - King Saul (1 Samuel 18) The Pit of Punishment Temporal Pit - Jonah 2 Eternal Pit - Isaiah 14:15 The Pit of Prayer - David, Daniel (Psalm 40:1) The Pit of Patience - David (Psalm 40:2) The Pit of Praise - David (Psalm 40:3) The Pit of Power - David (Psalm 40:2-3)

Lesson 12: Influencing Young Adult Children

2020-10-15T19:24:39-05:00March 5th, 2020|

Date: March 5, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Proverbs 22:6 |

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Timeline Infancy: birth to one yr old Childhood: 1 yr to 12 yrs old Youth: teen years Young Adult Age Transitions Children develop gradually Consider the end at the beginning Spirituality Productivity Self-government Discipline Responsibility Determine what you will do to reach your goals Control Communication Instruction Influence Struggles Flesh Failure Friction Fuming Forgetfulness Faintness Faithlessness Strategies Handle guys and girls differently Show respect Develop trust Communicate Biblically Make your advice palatable Offer suggestions, not demands Bite your tongue Don’t let them go too far down the wrong road without saying anything Remind your children of lessons you have taught them Don’t be afraid to offer advice Pray with them, not just for them Compliment your children and acknowledge their accomplishments Include them in family devotions if they are still at home Look for opportunities to help them handle problems spiritually Discuss

Lesson 11: Teaching Your Children to Walk with God

2020-03-02T15:35:21-06:00February 27th, 2020|

Date: February 27, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Luke 10:42 |

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Picture - a young child learning to walk Start early. Strengthen them. Provide examples. Let them cruise. (strengthen a good thing) Hold their hand. Establish boundaries. Correct their gait. (Proverbs 22:15) Cheer them on. (Proverbs 12:18, 1 Thessalonians 5:11, Matthew 25:21) Other verses about edifying one another: Ephesians 4:29, Romans 14:19, Romans 15:2, 1 Corinthians 12:19. Principles Children must learn to walk with God. (Micah 6:8, Leviticus 18:4) Parents must teach their children to walk with God. (Ephesians 6:4, 2 Timothy 3:15) Parents and children must understand what it means to walk with God. Desire for God (Hebrews 11:5-6) Living for God (Genesis 6:8-9, 11) Communication with God (Genesis 6:13) Obedience to God (Genesis 6:14, 22) Agreement with God

Lesson 3: Biblical Responsibilities of the Husband and Wife

2019-10-24T19:13:19-05:00October 24th, 2019|

Date: October 24, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Ephesians 5:18-33 |

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This is lesson three of the NAVIGATING HOME & FAMILY series. Most marriage problems would be solved if both the husband and wife understood and fulfilled their God-given roles.When each person does their part, a marriage will be filled with happiness. The Responsibilities of the Husband Lead (Ephesians 5:23, Acts 10:34) Love (Ephesians 5:25; 1 John 4:19; Ephesians 5:28, 33) As much as Christ loves the church As much as he loves himself Respect (1 Peter 3:7) Provide (1 Timothy 5:8) The Responsibilities of the Wife Help (Genesis 2:18) Submit (Ephesians 5:22, 24; 1 Peter 3:1-2) Respect (Ephesians 5:33, Philippians 2:3, Romans 12:18) Keep the Home (Titus 2:4-5, 1

Lesson 2: The First Marriage

2019-10-24T18:46:18-05:00October 17th, 2019|

Date: October 17, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Genesis 2:18-25 |

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This is lesson two of the NAVIGATING HOME & FAMILY series. Navigating Home & Family - Thoughts on Developing a Biblical Home: The First Marriage The account of Adam and Eve provides more than just the account of the fall of mankind. It also teaches us important principles of marriage.   The Purpose of Marriage Fulfill God's Plan (Genesis 2:22, 24) Commenced Marriage Clarified Marriage Made the choice in Marriage Fulfill Man's Needs (Genesis 2:19, 20) Fulfill Woman's Needs Authority (Genesis 3:16, 1 Timothy 2:12-13) Provision (Genesis 2:15, 3:17-19) Protection (1 Peter 3:7, Genesis 3:5) Honor (1 Peter 3:7, Genesis 2:23, Ephesians 5:28-29)   The Plan of Marriage Leave Your Family (Genesis 2:24) Cleave To Each

Get in My Father’s Business

2019-08-25T15:15:46-05:00August 22nd, 2019|

Date: August 22, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Luke 2 |

What was His business? Came for souls Lived for souls Died for souls Lives for souls How did he conduct His business? He cared about souls He worked long hours for souls He talked about souls He went out of his way for souls Why should we be in the same business? It's a family business It brings happiness It pays well
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