I Am Debtor

2022-04-11T08:48:24-05:00April 3rd, 2022|

Date: April 3, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Romans 1:9-16 |

What causes debt? Reception of something with value without payment When you have something that others desperately need When you accumulate your resources to pay back the obligation To Whom Was Paul a Debtor? To the children of Israel To All People To this generation To Christ How did Paul pay his debt? Boldly proclaimed the Gospel Show the Love of God in your life

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?

Hold Such in Reputation

2022-03-27T17:48:22-05:00March 27th, 2022|

Date: March 27, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Philippians 2:29 |

Who are your heroes? What should one look for in a hero? A good example: Epaphroditus Who is Epaphroditus? Named after a pagan god Turned to Christ Qualities Sacrificial (left his home to carry a gift) Brotherly (now a brother in Christ) Companion in labor Fellow Soldier Messenger (Faithful to his job) Minister Sickness (Received God's Mercy) Risked his life and reputation to help people

Ruling Your Emotions

2022-02-27T14:41:47-06:00February 20th, 2022|

Date: February 20, 2022 ()

Bible Text: 2 Corinthians 10:3-5 |

Introduction Two types of emotions Harmful Healthy You will either rule your emotions or be ruled by them. How to keep your eyes on the Lord Turn on some good, spiritual music Get in the Word of God Conquer harmful emotions "I'm hurt" "I'm broken" "I'm confused" "I'm afraid" "I'm sad" "I'm discouraged" "I'm angry" "I'm bitter" "I'm tired" "I'm suspicious" Cultivate helpful emotions "I'm grateful" "I'm hopeful" "I'm happy" "I'm trusting"      

The People in the Church

2022-02-13T10:23:03-06:00February 10th, 2022|

Date: February 10, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Acts 2 |

The Members of the Church Observations of Membership Next step after Baptism God's hand is in it Obligations of Membership Sanctify yourself Submit to God Separate Sacrifice Serve Soulwinning Discipling The Leaders of the Church The Pastor Titles Overseer Elder Bishop Pastor Shepherd Duties Rules Feeds Guides Protect Authority Speak Exhort Rebuke Qualifications The Deacons Servant Duties Serve Others Help the Pastor Qualifications

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

The Lord Forbid

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

Date: November 10, 2021 ()

Bible Text: 1 Kings 21:1-14 |

Series:

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

Dealing with Discouragement Biblically

2021-10-26T20:04:38-05:00October 24th, 2021|

Date: October 24, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 42:5-11 |

How to Defeat Discouragement for Good Don't let your heart be ruled by what you see and what you hear - Psalm 27:7 Cry out to the Lord in prayer - Psalm 18:6, Philippians 4:6-7 Redirect your attention to God - Colossians 3:1-2 Three Things to Remember about God Remember God's goodness to you in the past - Jeremiah 17:7-8 Remember the Lord is with you - Matthew 28:20, Hebrews 13:5 Remember the Lord's promise for the future - Psalm 16:11, Romans 8:18  
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