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Why Christian School is Important

2023-01-17T11:47:40-06:00January 12th, 2023|

Date: January 12, 2023 ()

Bible Text: Proverbs 1:7 |

Three thoughts on its importance: The Christian school is a significant discipleship program for the church The Christian school is important because it is based on Christian principles Proverbs 1:7 Proverbs 9:10 Psalms 119:130 Our society needs the salt and light of Christianity and the Christian school should play a role in this process

We Are Workers Together With Him

2022-05-16T21:37:24-05:00May 12th, 2022|

Date: May 12, 2022 ()

Bible Text: 2 Corinthians 6:1 |

Be a worker that... Reconciles souls to Christ Believes it is a great day to serve God Approves himself as a minister of God Is faithful through trials Lives by God's principles and power Is aware of the paradoxes and contradictions of living for Christ Is separated from the world unto God

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

Encouragement for the Graveyard Shift

2021-10-11T08:09:38-05:00October 10th, 2021|

Date: October 10, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Psalms 134:1-3 |

There will be seasons of life with difficulty. What you have learned in the light will carry you through the night. The Challenges of the night shift Dark Deserted Dangerous The Choice of the night shift The Charge of the night shift Remember God is still in control, trust Him! Keep your eyes on Him

Too Much

2021-08-17T09:28:08-05:00August 12th, 2021|

Date: August 12, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 35:4-36:7 |

An Offering Announced Willing Hearts Gave Areas to think about: Sacrifice & Self-Denial Personal Involvement Other types of gifts Devotional Service Ideas What can stir your heart to give? Love for God Desire to be in God's presence Gratitude for His provision Faith in His promises Trust and obedience

Learn to Be Diligent

2020-09-23T12:19:41-05:00July 12th, 2020|

Date: July 12, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Proverbs |

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A study in the book of Proverbs Opening thoughts: Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience. A proverb is a truth that is couched in a form that is easy to remember, a philosophy based on experience, and a rule for conduct. A proverb has been called a sententious sentence, a maxim, an old saying, an old saw, a bromide, an epigram. If we look up “diligence” in a dictionary or thesaurus, how do we find it defined? Persevering application,assiduousness(attention to detail),industrious,persistence, vigor care. Diligence is an attitude that drives us to accomplish a mission successfully. Why be diligent? Diligence is pleasing to

Divine Deliverance in Dark Days

2020-05-04T13:07:30-05:00May 3rd, 2020|

Date: May 3, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 2 Kings 4:1-7 |

Don't despise the little that God gives you - Dave Olson The setting: Times were tough Economically Times were tough Politically Times were tough Spiritually Times were tough Morally The problem She had heartache She lost her husband He was a good man She had hardship She was lonely She was burdened She was confused She had helplessness Her sons were to be taken She had hopelessness She could not pay the debt she owed The petition She didn't say much She cried out to the man of God The provision It is timely It is not always comfortable It is always perfect It is telling It reveals how God likes to work Little has great potential in the hands of God It is teaming God is able God is unlimited

7 Helps for the Race – Part 1

2020-01-16T14:10:28-06:00December 8th, 2019|

Date: December 8, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Hebrews 12 |

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This is part 1.  Go here to see part 2. "Let us" is found 13 times in the book of Hebrews Considerations: We are in a race. We are not racing to Heaven. Lay aside the weights, Hebrews 12:1 Weights Affairs of this life (sports, politics, education, etc.) Cares of this life Besetting sins Let us run with patience, Hebrews 12:1 A life of Faith A Life of Fortitude A life of Forbearance Look unto Jesus, Hebrews 12:2 The author of faith The finisher of faith The pattern of faith The goal of faith How tedious and tasteless the hours When Jesus no longer I see. Sweet prospects, sweet birds, sweet flowers, Have all

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 |

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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!

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

The Dangers of Socialism: A Biblical Study

2019-07-07T09:03:16-05:00July 3rd, 2019|

Date: July 3, 2019 ()

Bible Text: 2 Timothy 3:16 |

Bible Text: 2 Timothy 3:16 | Preacher: Tyler Brock | Definitions Socialism Free Enterprise Dangers Based on a materialistic worldview "Man is not a sinner" Salvation is found in the cross, which liberates from sin (Romans 3:23; 5:8) Sin brings inequality (Proverbs 12:27) Relationship with Christ is most important, he takes care of the rest Punishes virtue and individual responsibility by giving out freebies Discourages responsibility (Romans 14:11) "Carefree" does not mean free - someone has to pay (2 Thessalonians 3:10; 1 Timothy 5:8) Denies the individual's worth as God's creation Socialism only sees someone valuable if they contribute to society (Romans 5:6) We have a mandate (Genesis 1:28)

Biblical Manhood – Part 2

2019-07-12T22:16:55-05:00May 20th, 2019|

Date: May 19, 2019 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 16:13 |

Common Myths of Biblical Manhood Stylish Steve Throughout history, men had chosen apparel that fit the job (stay away from worldly trends and fads) Bass Pro Bill A Biblical man should not live his whole life outdoors A Biblical man should be temperate through the Spirit Daredevil Dan A Biblical man should not be reckless or wild A Biblical man should be steadfast and unmovable Biblical Principles (Genesis 1:26) A Biblical man should be a leader Men and women are created differently Men were created for work (Genesis 2:15) Biblical Examples Joseph (Genesis 39:7-9) A man of faith, but also integrity A man doing his job will probably face temptation

Passing on the Baton

2019-05-16T19:56:38-05:00May 16th, 2019|

Date: May 16, 2019 ()

Bible Text: 2 Kings 2:1-11 |

The tracing of the stops of Elijah on his goodbye tour Gilgal Bethel Jericho Jordan The testing of the servant "The Divine Tease" Why? Luke 24:27-29; Mark 6:48 Elijah gave Elisha a chance to stay back three times He really wanted to see if he would follow him Qualities? Persistent Loyalty Persistent work ethic Persistent dedication (1 Corinthians 15:58) The transferring of the spirit of Elijah Many Christians get in trouble because they live so close to the world that they get sucked in!

The Gracious Woman

2019-03-06T16:58:54-06:00February 24th, 2019|

Date: February 24, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Proverbs 11:16 |

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Outline: Characteristics of the Disgraceful woman (Proverbs 19:13; 21:9; 27:15; 30:23; 8:36; 2:17) Characteristics of the graceful woman (Proverbs 18:22; 19:14; 31:11,23 God's gift to her husband Honors and encourages Works diligently and faithfully Noble & kind

Keep Doing a Work for God

2018-07-05T14:18:54-05:00July 5th, 2018|

Date: September 18, 2005

Bible Text: Nehemiah 6:15-16 |

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Please turn in your Bibles to the book of Nehemiah.  Nehemiah chapter 6, verses 15-16 to start with.  This evening I’d like to preach a very practical message on some keys to doing the work for God.  Again, we know that our anniversary Sunday, our very special 35th anniversary, is one week from tonight.  And a live Christian will be pumped up about that.  If you are right with God, I believe that you will be excited about that.  It’s a great opportunity.  In Nehemiah chapter 6, beginning with verse 15, it says, “So the wall was finished in the twenty
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