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Prayer

2022-10-23T10:21:14-05:00October 16th, 2022|

Date: October 16, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Luke 3:22 |

An Entrance - The Heavens were opened Private prayer Public prayer Humbly Intensely An Enduement - The Holy Spirit descended A Blessed Endorsement - Fatherly affirmation

Feet Shod

2022-02-27T14:42:50-06:00February 20th, 2022|

Date: February 20, 2022 ()

Bible Text: |

Stand We are commanded to stand We need something to help us grip the ground Preparation A readiness or being ready Comes from the Gospel

The Breastplate of Righteousness

2022-02-15T13:43:03-06:00February 13th, 2022|

Date: February 13, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Ephesians 6 |

Series:

The tactical purpose of the Breastplate The spiritual purpose of the Breastplate Christ’s righteousness protects your heart Christ’s Righteousness protects us from harm The Proper Use of the Breastplate of Righteousness Put off man's righteousness Isaiah 64:6 Put on Christ's righteousness Jeremiah 23:6 Seeking righteousness should be a high priority. Matthew 6:33 2. Loving righteousness will help me keep on the right path Psalm 119:100-107 3. Confession of sin keeps me righteous 1 John 1:5-10 4. Looking for the blessed hope will keep me righteous 2 Timothy 4:7-8 Titus 2:11-15

Christian Warfare – Girded with Truth

2022-03-10T19:50:21-06:00February 6th, 2022|

Date: February 6, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Ephesians 6:10-18 |

What Truth is? Let’s find the truth. God is the source of truth. Exodus 34:6 Deuteronomy 32:4 Psalm 86:15 God’s Word is a path of truth. Psalm 25:10 Psalm 33:4 Psalm 119:30 Psalm 119:43 Psalm 119:142 Psalm 119:151 John 17:17 Let’s not deny the truth in our lives. Where to put Truth? Explanation of the belt of truth in relation to soldiers Explanation of the spiritual truth in relation to vulnerability The Truth applied to our lives Fellowship with God requires truth Psalm 15:1-5 Service should be in truth 1 Samuel 12:24 Fellowship is through His truth Psalm 43:3 It will take work for the believer to keep the truth. Proverbs 3:1-6

Christian Warfare

2022-01-24T13:09:42-06:00January 23rd, 2022|

Date: January 23, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Ephesians 6 |

Who is our enemy? The enemy is identified by name. The enemy is identified by nature. Consider some snares of the devil: Snare of worldly influence Snare of false gods Snare of immorality Snare of materialism How do we fight? We need the armor. What is our Divine help Sword of the Spirit Prayer and Supplication Engaging others in prayer

Why Did He Do It?

2021-11-11T21:20:53-06:00November 11th, 2021|

Date: November 11, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Romans 5:1-8 |

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Somebody died for you to save you from your sins - Romans 5:8 Somebody died for you to save you from yourself - 2 Corinthians 5:14-15 Somebody died for you so you could have a story to tell - Romans 1:16; Ephesians 3:8 The fastest growing religion in America is the new religion of self-worship

The Second Most Important Decision of Your Life

2021-11-11T14:11:18-06:00November 11th, 2021|

Date: November 11, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Genesis 2:18-24 |

Series:

Preparing for Marriage All teenagers battle against the feeling of incompleteness God has created someone just for you When the time is right, God will bring that someone to you The Devil will always bring a counterfeit before God brings a choice Practical Advice Involve your parents and pastor Decide on a timetable of waiting Consider attending a year of Bible college  

Getting Our Pastor Some Water

2021-06-29T21:55:12-05:00June 27th, 2021|

Date: June 27, 2021

Bible Text: 1 Chronicles 11:15-19 |

Disposition of the pastor Pastors are at war Pastors get weary Desires of the pastor Desire for a warrior Desire for water Desire of the well Dedication of the mighty men They were close to hear his heart They were concerned about him They were combative Display of the man of God There is a pouring There is a production There is a pleasing        

Being Upside-Down

2021-03-07T14:04:08-06:00March 4th, 2021|

Date: March 4, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 5:8-30 |

A Study of Isaiah 5 Seven Woes The Woe of Materialism Isaiah 5:8 It's never enough! The Woe of Alcoholism Isaiah 5:11 The Woe of Entertainment Isaiah 5:12 The Woe of Sin Indulgence Isaiah 5:18-19 The Woe of Perverted Justice Isaiah 5:20 The Woe of Self-Importance Isaiah 5:21 The Woe of Punishing Right Isaiah 5:22-23 The Curse of Up-Side Down Removal of God's Blessing and Protection Isaiah 5:5 Retribution for the Proud and Haughty Isaiah 5:13

A Holy Lifestyle in an Unholy World

2021-01-12T11:38:13-06:00January 7th, 2021|

Date: January 7, 2021 ()

Bible Text: 1 Peter 1:13-17 |

Three helps for developing a holy lifestyle Be focused on Christ's coming Begins in the mind Requires spiritual alertness Motivated by Grace Be obedient to the Father in all of life Break with past lifestyle Erase the distinction between sacred and secular Be growing in personal knowledge of God's holiness

Helps for Being Careful – Part 1

2021-07-11T18:27:34-05:00January 3rd, 2021|

Date: January 3, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Ephesians 5:15 |

Thought: Caution is not cowardly. Carelessness is not courage. Why be careful - 1 Peter 5:8 A Devil that is accusing - Job 1, 2 A world that is watching - 2 Samuel 12:14 What to be careful of: Forgetting God in your life - Deuteronomy 6:3 Associations - Proverbs 1:10 Lustful temptations - 1 Corinthians 6:18, Galatians 5:16, Ephesians 5:15 How to be careful Attentively - Nehemiah 8:8, Proverbs 2:1, 2:2, 4:1, 4:20, Deuteronomy 29 Listening Carefully - Ephesians 5:15 Destined for a Fall There was a people long ago Who had great riches, wealth untold; They built a

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

7 Steps to Be a Warrior

2019-11-11T09:50:34-06:00November 7th, 2019|

Date: November 7, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Joshua 1-10 |

Series:

You can't control your youth group, but you can control you! Start a Strength Program (Joshua 1:7) Get in God's word daily Study the Enemy (Joshua 2:1) Sanctify your life (Joshua 3:5) Learn how to fight God's way Keep the world at arm's length Cut out: Cut out pop culture Cut out the desire to fit in Cut out mediocrity Pathway Set yourself Apart Follow the Spirit's leading Set up Altars Submit to Your Commander (Joshua 5:13-15) Stay clear of Sin (Joshua 6-7) Starts with an obedient heart Never Sell Out to the Enemy (Joshua 9) A little sin is not worth it Stay Steadfast in the Fight (Joshua 10)

The Character of the Three Hebrew Children

2019-11-06T20:21:54-06:00November 6th, 2019|

Date: November 6, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Daniel 1:8-2:18 |

Series:

Character Lessons from Hananiah (Shadrach), Mishael (Meshach), and Azariah (Abed-nego) They were teachable You will only influence others in a proper manner when you are influenced by the right people They were trustworthy (Daniel 1:19-20) They were tested They couldn't do anything about their address but they could do something about their attitude They had a testimony Not just a reputation - What is the Lord known for in your life?   What God says is true, though the entire world be against it!

Daniel’s Purpose

2019-11-05T21:08:53-06:00November 5th, 2019|

Date: November 5, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Daniel 1:1-21 |

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The Intention of King Nebuchadnezzar Tried to change their look (Daniel 1:5) Wanted to change their identity (Daniel 1:7) Tried to change their talk (Daniel 1:4) Tried to change their Loyalty Tried to change their Allegiance Tried to change their Values Tried to change their Attitudes Tried to change their Goals The Integrity of Daniel He did not allow Babylon to influence him He did not allow his own "friends" to influence him His convictions were based on who he was called to serve

The Deceitfulness of Sin

2019-11-18T13:19:16-06:00October 20th, 2019|

Date: October 20, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Hebrews 3:13 |

Series:

Hebrews 3 One of the main themes of the book of Hebrews is that Christ is better. We saw this idea when we started our look at the book. Let’s consider a few of the ways that Christ is better. Christ is better than the angels Christ offers a better salvation Christ is a better helper Christ is better than Moses Another important aspect of the book of Hebrews is the warnings that are dispersed throughout the book. Chapter 2 – the danger of drifting Chapters 3-4 – the danger of not entering into rest Chapters 5-6 – the danger of not going on to

Being Different

2019-10-14T12:52:21-05:00October 13th, 2019|

Date: October 13, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Judges 16:7,11,17 |

If you were arrested for being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you? Samson was called to be different.  He judged Israel 20 years.  He was effective when he was filled with the Spirit of God. What you lose when you choose to fit in with the World He lost his vision for God (Judges 16:1) He lost his love for God (Judges 16:4) He lost his honesty (Judges 16:11) He lost his testimony (Judges 16:23) He lost his life (Judges 16:28-30)

Christ is the Better Helper

2019-11-18T13:19:16-06:00October 6th, 2019|

Date: October 6, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Hebrews 2:16-18 |

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Hebrews 2:7-9, 16-18 The Greatness of our Savior Who helps His Willingness He took on the form of a servant His Omnipotence He is able His Faithfulness He proved who he was The Greatness of our Savior's Help He provides the Holy Spirit to us He provides a way of escape Against struggles He gives reinforcements after falling Angels Church Authority He provides weaponry His written Word His Throne of Grace

Lions – Let’s Go to the Zoo

2019-07-08T19:54:44-05:00June 9th, 2019|

Date: June 6, 2019 ()

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Description They are the second largest cat after the tiger Their Roar Can be heard from up to five miles away Used to: Proclaim territory (normally around 100 square miles) Drive prey Hunting They have a 50% success rate Mainly the lionesses do the hunting but the males will hunt from time to time Spend around 20 hours a day resting and basking in the sun and only 4 hours a day hunting They do most of their hunting during the night They can run around 50 mph but lack stamina Parts they play in certain Bible stories In Samson's riddle How David trained to face Goliath Found that Daniel had too much backbone He was off to

Live Like the Gospel

2019-07-22T16:27:26-05:00June 2nd, 2019|

Date: June 2, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Philippians 1:27-30 |

 Introduction The saints at Philippi Lydia The demoniac girl The jailer The care of Paul by the Philippians A Citizen of the Gospel will follow the author of the Gospel (Philippians 2:5-9) Christ humbled himself, then was exalted To be saved, we must turn from self The Gospel Pure, Holy, Faithful, Gracious, Merciful, Forgiving How to live like the Gospel Stand firm in one spirit A defensive position, not letting anything through Unified against evil Strive with one mind An active, aggressive strategy to accomplish something together A team with a goal who works hard together Teammates cannot argue if they want to win There is an objective - more than just

Only One King

2022-10-09T11:05:54-05:00April 23rd, 2019|

Date: April 23, 2019 ()

Bible Text: 2 Samuel 12:26-30 |

Series:

There are many warriors, but there is just one king (1 Timothy 1:17-18) We have a king and his name is Jesus I wear His armor I follow His banner We should fear the idea of taking glory from our King I was not sent here to build a name for myself (1 Cor 10:30-31) God's blessing is despite us, not because of us

The Value of Abiding in God’s House Part 2

2021-02-01T09:13:10-06:00January 27th, 2019|

Date: January 27, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Galatians |

Series:

Outline ------- 5. I'm encouraged to do what is right (Gala 5:22-25, 6:7, Eph 4:27-32, Phil 2:1-5, 4:8, Col 2:4-5) 6. I'm uplifted by fellow brethren (Gala 6:1-3,10 Phil 2:25-29) 7. I learn to pray for fellow brethren (Eph 1:15-16, 3:14-16, Phil 1:1-4, Col 1:3,9-11, 4:12) 8. I get help for my family (Eph 5:21-33, Col 3:18-25) 9. I learn principles to get spiritual victory(Eph 6:10-14) 10. I find hope for eternity (Phil 1:20-21, Col 3:1-4)
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