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Alluring Voices

2022-11-01T11:36:36-05:00October 23rd, 2022|

Date: October 23, 2022 ()

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Identifying Alluring Voices Peer Preachers Predators Prince Personal Ignoring Alluring Voices Close to the Shepherd Compare the voices to the Bible Cease listening to alluring voices Submit to Spiritual Authority

Lord, Save Me!

2022-10-16T08:34:25-05:00October 2nd, 2022|

Date: October 2, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Matthew 14:22-33 |

The providence of Jesus The prayers of Jesus The purpose of Jesus The presence of Jesus The peace Jesus brings The provision of Jesus

The After-effects of Sin

2022-08-22T15:38:21-05:00August 14th, 2022|

Date: August 14, 2022 ()

Bible Text: 2 Samuel 11:1-4 |

Characteristics about David in his early life David was close to God and cared about the things of God David was patient in his waiting for God's timing David was intense about defending God's name David was conquering and experiencing victory Characteristics about David in his later life David rarely mentioned the things of God David didn't trust in the ways of God David lost his fear of God David lost his accountability David's love for worldly culture David's loose attitude towards sin  

Surviving the Storm

2022-05-16T21:43:01-05:00May 15th, 2022|

Date: May 15, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Acts 27:1-14 |

Anticipate the Storm Use all the help available Presence of God Prayer Promises of God Remember there are worse things than the storm Lighten the load Realize things may get worse before they get better: don't lose hope Accept any responsibility that you may have for the storm Expect God's deliverance Understand that God's deliverance may involve some inconveniences Work through the storms together Listen to the man of God Take care of yourself God's intention in the storm is to prove us, not destroy us!

The Integrity of Job

2022-04-27T23:14:52-05:00April 27th, 2022|

Date: April 27, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Job 2:1-3 |

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Job and his children A rare parent - Job 1:4-5 Honesty about their sin Sacrificed in their stead Surrendered about their plight - Job 1:19-21 An amazing creation God's will is ultimate Job and his wife Job 2:7-10 Job and his relationship with God Trust of God - Job 13:13-16 Hope in God - Job 23:8-10 Acceptance of God - Job 38:1-4; 42:1-6 I may be clueless, but God may be trusted!

The Importance of Missions

2022-04-03T19:23:09-05:00April 3rd, 2022|

Date: April 3, 2022 ()

Bible Text: John 3:16 |

It is the heartbeat of God You will have a heart for missions if you are close to God Be sure that your heart is the same as God's It is God's plan for man's redemption Why should everyone hear the Gospel twice before everyone has heard it once? It is the duty of the local church Where? All of the world What? Teaching and preaching When? Simultaneously How? They must be sent It is the thrust of the New Testament Without missions, there would be no New Testament America is the result of missions It is the only hope that the unsaved have

Is God on the Throne or Not?

2022-04-03T19:10:02-05:00March 27th, 2022|

Date: March 27, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Genesis 45:1-28 |

The Life of Joseph Q: When Joseph was a slave in Egypt, was he sold or was he sent? A: Both... Is God on the throne or not? Q: When Joseph was at Potiphar's house, was he slandered or was he sent? A: Both... Is God on the throne or not? Q: When Joseph was imprisoned, was he shackled or was he sent? A: Both... Is God on the throne or not?

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 |

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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  

The Lord Forbid

2021-11-10T22:58:47-06:00November 10th, 2021|

Date: November 10, 2021 ()

Bible Text: 1 Kings 21:1-14 |

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Living by principle and conviction... You will not change because of the personal preference of others You will not change because of pressure You will not change because of prestige You will not change because of price You will not change because of pouting people You will not change because of persecution

Priesthood of the Believer & Individual Soul Liberty

2021-11-07T20:58:31-06:00November 4th, 2021|

Date: November 4, 2021 ()

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Where do these come from? The life of an Israelite was filled with restrictions. Hebrews 9:6-10 Even these could not make one perfect Hebrews 10:1, 4; James 2 Hope was to be found in Christ Luke 3:4-5; Hebrews 9:12; 1 John 2:1; Acts 2:39 The New Testament brings variety through Christ Galatians 5:1 How do we live them out? Train children, live God-centered, not parent-centered. Romans 14:12

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

Wounded Warriors

2021-05-17T21:55:05-05:00May 16th, 2021|

Date: May 16, 2021 ()

Bible Text: 2 Timothy 2:1-5 |

Reasons why we might not be reporting for duty: We could be scarred by sin Sin makes us unable to serve - 2 Timothy 2:4s Sin makes us unfit for service Sin makes us unconcerned about souls We could be sidelined through suffering We could be silenced through sorrow

Preparing for Marriage

2021-04-21T21:48:48-05:00April 21st, 2021|

Date: April 21, 2021 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 |

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Marriage is God's idea, not man's. Understanding Waiting Wait on the Lord Serve while waiting Keep yourself pure (Heart, Activity, Appearance) Flee Youthful lust It is good for a man not to touch a woman Keep yourself unspotted from the world Keep yourself accountable Love 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 Things Charity Does Things Charity does not do Something Charity is Things Charity is not Commitment Study the wedding vows Responsibility Electronics "manifesto" (promises, commitments, responsibility) Financial standing Housing for future home Attitude (toward church, etc.) Reliability Warning Signs Desperation to get married vs. calm waiting Watch for an entitlement mindset Watch for refusal of accountability Those unable to receive correction Anger Unthankfulness Friends You are now, or soon shall be, who your friends are.

Jehovah

2021-03-08T21:40:42-06:00March 7th, 2021|

Date: March 7, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 34:5-6 |

Jehovah reveals a God who requires righteousness Jehovah is affected by sin Jehovah reveals a God whose righteousness demands Him that He not rests til He makes His creatures as righteous as Him

Covetousness

2021-02-15T14:53:00-06:00February 14th, 2021|

Date: February 14, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Luke 12:15 |

The Source of a Covetousness The Selfish Heart Spiritual Blindness The Power of Covetousness The Power to Cheat Us The Power to Control Us The Power to Crush Us Achan David The Solution of Covetousness Recognize God's provision Be thankful for what you have       exodus 20 luke 12

The Wonder of Justification

2020-11-24T20:54:22-06:00November 22nd, 2020|

Date: November 22, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Romans 3 |

The Wonder of Justification Romans 3 The "What" of Justification Justification means “to pronounce righteous”, not to make righteous. The "Why" of Justification Necessary because of man's sin (Romans 3:23) Three words to help understand this concept Justification –a court term Redemption –an enslavement term Propitiation –a priestly term The “How” of Justification Justification is by faith (Romans 3:27-28) An example, Anathema (Romans 4:1-25) Justification is through the faithful work of Christ (Romans 3:24-25)

The Blessing of Brokenness

2022-10-09T11:05:53-05:00November 12th, 2020|

Date: November 12, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Psalms 51:16-19 |

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What is brokenness? What it is not Being gloomy Being self-focused Going through a severe trial Just an emotional experience What it is The right view of one's sin - Psalms 51:1-4 The right view of the Savior - Isaiah 6:1-5 Quick to confess - 1 John 1:9 Repentance of one's stubborn will - Psalms 51:5-14 Coming to the end of one's self - 1 Samuel 15:17-23 Absolute surrender to God A return to God's presence - Psalms 34:8-18; 51:1-17

Hell is Growing

2020-11-03T13:14:58-06:00November 1st, 2020|

Date: November 1, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 5:8-16 |

Why is Hell Growing? The addition of wicked souls Because hell never anticipates an end The inability to keep people from going there Because many people do not take hell seriously Hell's population is not discriminating against who enters It's getting larger because it needs room to expand

Going To The Lord

2021-06-20T19:03:47-05:00September 20th, 2020|

Date: September 20, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Habakkuk 2:2-4; 18-20; 3:1-16 |

Studies in the book of Habakkuk In order to grow in grace, we must be much alone. It is not in society that the soul grows most vigorously. In one single quiet hour of prayer it will often make more progress than in days of company with others. It is in the desert that the dew falls freshest and the air is purest.—Andew Bonar. Introduction: Chapter 1: Habakkuk’s problem Chapter 2: God’s answer Chapter 3: Habakkuk’s praise Outline: Learn to live by faith, 2:2-4 Faith is a trust in a God that is Sovereign Faith is a trust in a God that can Supply Learn to fear

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

Vanity

2020-09-27T11:05:34-05:00July 19th, 2020|

Date: July 19, 2020 ()

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Studies in the book of Ecclesiastes A brief Summary of the book The name The purpose of the book Tips for study Some important warnings in the book Vanity Under the sun Profit Important lessons from the book Earthly endeavors are empty. Ecclesiastes 1, 2, 6 1. Earthly wisdom has limits 2. Material possessions don’t satisfy 3. Loose morals will bring despair Be careful of fatalism, Ecclesiastes 3 & 9 Set godly priorities early When as a child, I laughed and wept, time crept; When as a youth, I dreamed and talked, time walked; When I became a full-grown man, time ran; When older still I daily grew, time flew; Soon I shall find in traveling on,
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