The Joy of Repentance

2020-06-11T10:41:01-05:00April 23rd, 2020|

Date: April 23, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 2 Samuel 12 |

Series:

“You will say that these are very small sins and doubtless, like all young tempters, you are anxious to be able to report spectacular wickedness. But do remember, the only thing that matters is the extent to which you separate the man from the enemy (God). It does not matter how small the sins are, provided that their cumulative effect is to keep the man away from the Light… Murder is no better than cards if cards can do the trick. Indeed the safest road to Hell is the gradual one – the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without turnings, without milestones,

The High Price of Sin (Part 2)

2020-04-20T16:29:44-05:00April 19th, 2020|

Date: April 19, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 2 Samuel 11:27 |

Are You Displeasing God? Part 2 - PM Service “Who would have thought to find adultery in David and drunkenness in Noah and cursing in Job? If God leaves a man to himself, how suddenly and scandalously may sin break forth in the holiest man on the earth! I say unto all, “Watch!” A wandering heart needs a watchful eye.” – Thomas Watson The contributors to sin The lifting up of pride 2 Samuel 11:1 Oh, be careful of the awful sin of pride. Scriptural references on pride: Deut. 8:11-14; Deut. 8:17-20; Ps. 52:7; Ps. 73:6-9; Prov. 6:16-17; Prov. 8:13; Prov. 16:5; Prov.

Contentment

2019-11-25T13:33:51-06:00November 24th, 2019|

Date: November 24, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Philippians 4:10-12 |

Learning to be Content If you lose the battle in your mind, you can forget having joy. When your mind is being attacked by Satan, you are not enjoying the Christian life. We need to know how to have a secure mind. Once you get a contented mind, we need to learn how to keep it. God wants you to live “DAY BY DAY, IN VICTORY” We have security on all of our things, home, phone, ipad, computer, bank accounts and all of these things , while our mind is left open (no security on our mind) God’s word says “Let this mind

What the Bible Says About Covetousness

2019-08-25T15:17:43-05:00August 25th, 2019|

Date: August 25, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Luke 12:13-31 |

Perhaps no area in life is more sensitive than our finances. We may be open about every other part of our life, but the moment someone questions us about our money or possessions, we become very defensive. Nonetheless some of Jesus’ most pertinent parables and teachings are about the stewardship of our possessions. The curse of covetousness Covetousness divides family and friends (Luke 12:13-15) Covetousness brings worry and fear (Luke 12:15-17) The conduct of covetousness Wealth becomes an obsession Wealth fills with pride (Luke 12:16-19) The cure for covetousness Put materialism into its place (Luke 12:22-23) Develop a life of faith (Luke 12:28 Seek God's priorities (Luke 12:31) “Nothing teaches

Things Above

2019-08-11T11:20:40-05:00August 11th, 2019|

Date: August 11, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Colossians 3:1-4 |

Introduction The main ideas of the passage What are we to set above? - Our affections Where are we to set our affections? - On things above Why are we to set our affections above? - We are dead to sin So, what is above? Heavenly Father He Provides (Matthew 6:33) He Protects He Punishes Heavenly Family People already in Heaven People yet to be saved Heavenly Fortune (Matthew 6:19-21) Heavenly Forgiveness Heavenly righteousness, not earthly righteousness Heavenly cleansing, not earthly cleansing Heavenly works, not earthly works

When Jesus Asks For More

2019-05-24T15:06:33-05:00April 18th, 2019|

Date: April 18, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Luke 5:1-11 |

Series:

Jesus met Peter at work (I Peter 3:15) Jesus asked for Peter's boat Argued Used his own knowledge Jesus let Peter fail according to his own decision making (Jeremiah 2:19) Jesus let Peter see his sin Peter was carnal Peter promoted himself Jesus will give you a will greater than your own     It remains a sobering privilege to come behind the pulpit in any church, but more so in my home church where I have been trained and led and supervised now for going on 20 years. Good evening. Judy and I set out in our itinerant missions ministry full time about

Truths about Trials

2019-05-02T11:17:47-05:00March 3rd, 2019|

Date: March 3, 2019 ()

Bible Text: 1 Peter 1 |

Series:

Outline: 1. God is not Ignorant of your trials 2. There can be joy in your trials 3. Your trial is not Eternal 4. Your trial can bring glory to God In our Bibles this morning, we are turning to First Peter. It is towards the end of the New Testament if you are not sure of where that is. Hopefully you have a Bible. It is very important to bring your Bible to church. If you do not have a Bible, there could be a few in the hymn book area. We call them pew Bibles, they are Black and it
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