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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?"

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

The Urgency of Repentance

2020-08-03T12:24:33-05:00August 2nd, 2020|

Date: August 2, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 55 |

Definition of repentance: Turning back toward God; Forsaking what is wrong. The urgency of repentance arises from the availability of God - Isaiah 55:6 The urgency of repentance arises from the gravity of sin - Isaiah 55:7 Forsake His way His thoughts His return The urgency of repentance is accomplished through the power  of the Word of God - Isaiah 55:10-11 The urgency of repentance arises from the imminent return of Christ - Isaiah 55:12-13 ; 56:1 A true revival means nothing less than a revolution, casting out the spirit of worldliness, making God's love triumph in the heart.–A. Murray A revival means days of heaven on earth.–D. Martyn Lloyd Jones Revival

The Holy War – Part 6

2020-08-02T14:57:51-05:00July 30th, 2020|

Date: July 30, 2020 ()

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Series:

Chapters 1-17 Review Chapter 1: Conspiracy Amid the Brimstone (the battle plan) Chapter 2: A Summons to Mansoul (getting the leadership's attention) Chapter 3: The First Assault (Diabolus takes the city...or rather...) Chapter 4: Another Administration (alterations to the leadership) Chapter 5: The Politics of Diabolus (Diabolus strengthens his hold) Chapter 6: Diabolus Finds Support in Mansoul (Mansoul readies itself for King Shaddai to come) Chapter 7: Shaddai's Army Approaches (Moment of Confrontation) Chapter 8: War (Moment of Decision) Chapter 9: Shaddai's Forces Repulsed (Moment of Struggle) Chapter 10: Emmanuel Enters the Fray Chapter 11: Negotiations Chapter 12: Surrender and Salvation Chapter 13: Emmanuel's Reception in Mansoul Chapter 14: Trial of the Diabolonians Chapter 15: The

King Asa (Part 1)

2020-06-02T10:40:08-05:00May 31st, 2020|

Date: May 31, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 2 Chronicles 14-16 |

The craving of the Jews for a visible head was a revolt against the sovereignty of God. They became enamored with the pomp and glory of surrounding kings and nations. God never intended His people to be the subjects of an earthly ruler, but a “kingdom of priests” and “a holy nation” with Himself as their King. (consider Exodus 19, 1 Samuel 8) The background of King Asa Abijah or Abijam Asa The devotion of King Asa - 2 Chronicles 14-15 The character of Asa A man of priorities - 2 Chronicles 14:2-4 A man of peace & preparation - 2 Chronicles 6-7 A man of prayer - 2

Four Essential Freedoms of Being Baptists: Bible Freedom

2020-06-30T16:14:24-05:00May 10th, 2020|

Date: May 10, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 2 Timothy 3:16-18 |

Series:

Man’s Definition of Freedom: the right to be and do as you please Definition of Bible Freedom: the Bible under the Lordship of Christ is central in the life of the individual and the church Four Essential Freedoms of Being Baptists: The Biblical basis of this freedom Baptist do not have a monopoly on the Bible. We don’t have a “Baptist Bible.” Scriptures claim to be authoritative, 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Scriptures claim to bring freedom, Luke 4:18-21, John 8:32-36, Romans 6:18-22, 2 Corinthians 3:17, Galatians 5:1-13 The Biblical evidence of this freedom We believe the Bible to be divinely inspired We believe that the Bible is divinely preserved for us. We

Great Women of the Bible

2020-05-12T13:37:55-05:00May 10th, 2020|

Date: May 10, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 2 Kings 4 |

2 Kings 4 Examples of mothers in Scripture: Naomi Hagar Hannah Elizabeth Examples of mothers in history: Nero's mother - Murderess Lord Byron's mother - Proud intellectual John Wesley's mother - Spiritual George Washington's mother - Plain and sensible I. Lessons from a distraught mother Go to God for your needs Follow the Lord’s commands Lead your children in following God II. Lessons from a faithful mother Make space for God in your home Her perception, “as oft as he passed by” Her persuasion, “she constrained him to eat bread” Service to God is its own reward Find opportunities to serve God in your house Use your means to serve God and provide for others Trust God with your children “Being a

5 Helps for Following the Lord

2020-03-09T16:54:19-05:00March 8th, 2020|

Date: March 8, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Deuteronomy 6 |

Thoughts from Deuteronomy 6   I. A belief in one Lord II. A deep-rooted love for the Lord III. An observance of worship in our homes to the Lord Discuss God in your house It should not be unusual to talk about the Lord Discuss God in your travels Pray to God in the morning Pray to God in the evening Keep God in your memory Display God in your habitation IV. A fear for the Lord V. An adherence to the commandments of the Lord      

Laid Up Treasure

2020-03-02T15:33:33-06:00March 1st, 2020|

Date: March 1, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Matthew 6:19-21 |

Things needed to know to live for God Heaven is a real place Heaven is a restricted place Heaven is a revealing place Two ways to respond to salvation I am going to live to lay up treasure on this earth If you live to lay up treasure on this earth, all the treasure will deteriorate All earthly treasure is going to be left behind I am going to live to lay up treasure in heaven
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