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Free Indeed

2020-05-18T14:47:56-05:00May 17th, 2020|

Date: May 17, 2020 ()

Bible Text: John 8:32-36 |

John Newton’s description of himself: "At this period," he writes, "my temper and conduct were exceeding various. At school, or soon after, I had little concern about religion, and easily received very ill impressions. But I was often disturbed with convictions. From a child I was fond of reading… I began to pray, to read the Scriptures, and to keep a sort of diary. I was, presently, religious in my own eyes; but, alas, this seeming goodness had no solid foundation, but passed away like a morning cloud, or an early dew! I was soon weary, gradually gave it

The World’s Worst Disease

2020-05-04T11:47:25-05:00March 1st, 2020|

Date: March 1, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 2 Kings 5 |

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The Gospel is free, but it cost a lot! ~ Evangelist Gary Gillmore Naaman The man was great He was honorable He was honest He was courageous The maid he captured She was compassionate She had confidence (Faith) The mistake he made He thought the King could take care of his problem He really needed mercy from God The message he heard Plain: Cleansing comes from the prophet, not the king Simple: Go dip in the river - close by Free! - couldn't do it his own way The method he accepted A change of mind Recognized he was a leper Obedience to the only way of cleansing Thank you very much it is a joy to be here

Don’t Die Like A Fool

2019-11-11T16:30:42-06:00November 7th, 2019|

Date: November 7, 2019 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; 2 Samuel 2:18-24, 3:24-34 |

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Close is not good enough Your familiarity with truth does not forgive your sin. Reasons why Abner allowed himself to die in the gate when he could have lived in the city. He forgot his position He was distracted He forgot his relationship with Joab Jesus didn't come to condemn the world, it's already condemned. He thought he was safe Cities of Refuge and their picture of Christ God appointed them - He knew they would be needed, a picture of Grace God's word announced the cities (Joshua 20:7) Anyone could access them - the way to the cities was to be clear Christ is better than the cities of refuge We

What the Bible Says About Fear

2019-11-13T08:48:38-06:00September 22nd, 2019|

Date: September 22, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Genesis 9:1-2 |

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What the Bible says about Fear 5-year old Johnny was in the kitchen as his mother was preparing supper. She asked him to go into the pantry and get her a can of tomato soup, but he didn’t want to go in alone. "It’s dark in there and I’m scared." She asked again, and he persisted. Finally she said, "It’s OK--Jesus will be in there with you." Johnny walked hesitantly to the door and barely opened it very slowly. He peeked inside, saw it was dark, and started to leave when all at once he had an idea. He said: "Jesus, if

The Institution of Marriage

2019-07-08T20:18:40-05:00May 30th, 2019|

Date: May 30, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Ephesians 5:21-33 |

Introduction The oldest institution The foundational institution Marriage is a divine institution (Ephesians 5:23) It's God's design, it is not up to us to change it Be careful what views you allow into your home Teach your children the proper way Marriage is a supreme institution (Ephesians 5:31) It takes precedence over all other human relations Marriage is a picture of Christ and the Church, we must put it 1st as He does Your spouse comes first! (Ephesians 5:1-2) Marriage is a united institution (Ephesians 5:31) One in mutual self-giving One in mutual self-interest One in spiritual interest One flesh, but both a part of the body (Ephesians 4:15) Marriage is a permanent institution (Ephesians 5:23) There are

A Remedy for a Bad Day

2018-07-29T21:25:58-05:00July 29th, 2018|

Date: July 29, 2018 ()

Bible Text: Hebrews 12:1-3 |

Are you having a bad day?  Consider Jesus and how he reacted to troubles. Cry out to God (Matthew 26:36-38) Submit to God's Plan for Your Life (Matthew 26:39) Forgive your Offenders (Luke 23:32-34) Consider the Needs of others (John 19:25-27) Focus on God's Promised Blessing (Hebrews 12:2)
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