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Landing On The Right Side

2022-07-18T14:11:57-05:00July 17th, 2022|

Date: July 17, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Joshua 24:15 |

A study of Joshua, who was resolved to serve God, often being in the minority. Five Times Joshua landed on the right side of a problem. The golden calf (Exodus 32) Report of the 12 spies (Number 13) Jericho's peculiar battle plan (Joshua 6) Judgment of Sin - Achan (Joshua 7) Gibeonite league - Accepting personal responsibility for his faults (Joshua 9)

The “I Am’s” of Being in Christ

2022-07-11T10:24:38-05:00July 10th, 2022|

Date: July 10, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Galatians 2:20 |

When the great I Am is living in you, your "I Am's" will change! Introduction: I Am Crucified Galatians 2:20 Servant Separated Sent Seven "C's" of a changed "I Am" Compassion (I am Debtor) Romans 1:14 Commitment (I am Ready) Romans 1:15 Courage (I am Not Ashamed) Romans 1:16 Conviction (I am Carnal) Romans 7:14 Confidence (I am Persuaded) Romans 8:38 Concern (I am Sure) Romans 15:29 Cheer (I am Glad) Romans 16:19

Great Power, “But”

2022-04-26T14:40:03-05:00April 26th, 2022|

Date: April 26, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 15:1-2; Acts 4:31-5: |

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What does God think of Integrity? A Study of Ananias and Sapphira's effect on the early church Introduction Integrity: Truth in the Heart Beware the enemy without, be more aware of the enemy within The Account Indisputable Impartial Important Indispensable Impactful Outline The Great Circumstances of the Account Persecution The Grievous Conduct Prompting: wrong motive Plan: wrong viewpoint Performance: wrong presentation The Gripping Cause The natural tendencies of the heart The influences of the heart God does not care about the amount, He cares about the heart. Proverbs 4:23

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?

Psalm 25: An Exposition on Prayer

2022-01-11T22:49:08-06:00January 6th, 2022|

Date: January 6, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 25:1-22 |

The Names of God Jehovah (LORD) - "the self existent one" Elohim (God) - "the supreme one" The People Mentioned Enemies (physical and spiritual) Fervent prayer required Made him trust in God more They were out to triumph over him They were out to cause him shame Those that are ashamed Wait on the Lord (be taught by Him) Sinners He teaches (directs) sinners Those that fear the Lord Respect and Reverence God, and no need to fear anything else! The Requests

The Spirit-Filled Home

2021-04-20T13:18:34-05:00April 20th, 2021|

Date: April 20, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Galatians 5:13-26 |

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What the parents do in moderation, the kids often do in excess. The Old Nature The Conflicts of the old nature Galatians 5:15 The Work of the old nature Sexual sins Galatians 5:19 Spiritually bankrupt Galatians 5:20 Sins of the flesh Galatians 5:20-21 The Character of the old nature Galatians 5:24 The New Nature The Fruit of the Spirit Galatians 5:22-23 Put on the new man Ephesians 4:22-23

A Holy Lifestyle in an Unholy World

2021-01-12T11:38:13-06:00January 7th, 2021|

Date: January 7, 2021 ()

Bible Text: 1 Peter 1:13-17 |

Three helps for developing a holy lifestyle Be focused on Christ's coming Begins in the mind Requires spiritual alertness Motivated by Grace Be obedient to the Father in all of life Break with past lifestyle Erase the distinction between sacred and secular Be growing in personal knowledge of God's holiness

He Hath Led Me Into Darkness And Not Into Light

2020-10-03T16:33:04-05:00October 3rd, 2020|

Date: October 1, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Lamentations 3:2 |

Things are going to happen that you do not understand, Don't blame God! Lamentations 3:1-3 What changed Jeremiah's mindset about these things? Stop and think. Lamentations 3:20-21 Remember these attributes of God Lamentations 3:22-24 Mercy Compassion Faithfulness Know that patience is a virtue Lamentations 3:25 Remember that God is sovereign God never needs to answer the question "Why?"

Seek My Face

2020-06-16T11:28:20-05:00June 14th, 2020|

Date: June 14, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 2 Chronicles 7:13-14 |

What does it mean to seek the face of God? We can't seek His face but we can seek His presence One can depict someone's character by looking at his face We are to Seek God's face always God wants us to seek His shining face

The Joy of Repentance

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

Date: April 23, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 2 Samuel 12 |

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“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 1)

2020-04-20T11:20:41-05:00April 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.

Life in the Pits

2020-03-28T20:56:29-05:00March 28th, 2020|

Date: March 28, 2020 ()

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How do you handle your life in the low times? The Pit of Privation- Joseph (Genesis 37-39) Privation=lacking essentials Joseph experienced absolute isolation Genesis 37 The Pit of Persecution -Jeremiah (Jeremiah 38) The Pit of Pity - King Saul (1 Samuel 18) The Pit of Punishment Temporal Pit - Jonah 2 Eternal Pit - Isaiah 14:15 The Pit of Prayer - David, Daniel (Psalm 40:1) The Pit of Patience - David (Psalm 40:2) The Pit of Praise - David (Psalm 40:3) The Pit of Power - David (Psalm 40:2-3)

Biblical Education of the Next Generation of Leaders

2020-03-21T20:57:56-05:00March 21st, 2020|

Date: March 19, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Judges 2:6-13 |

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Joshua's challenge to Israel Contemplate God's Power God's Presence God's Provision Confront Fear the Lord Put away the things that take away focus from God Challenge the next generation Consecrate Make a choice Reaction of the People Is the Lord your choice, or does He have to compete for your time and attention?

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

Lesson 10: Ten Truths to Teach Children

2020-02-27T19:33:17-06:00February 20th, 2020|

Date: February 20, 2020 ()

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All that glitters is not gold Bible verse– “stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant. But he knoweth not that the dead are there” (Proverbs 9:17-18) Bible story– The account of Samson in Judges 13-16 Truth illustrated– Cotton candy or the five cent hamburger may not really be that great after all.  Children are valuable and should not be dealt with or live on a whim. Life will frequently seem to be unfair Bible verse– “...Lord, and what shall this man do? Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to

Get the Mind of Christ

2019-12-03T12:35:48-06:00December 1st, 2019|

Date: December 1, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Philippians 2:1-11 |

The Example of Christ "Thought it not robbery" Alternative views Lucifer Adam and Eve Jesus is God, he didn't need to become like God "Made himself of no reputation" Christ gave up the use of his divine power for his own human needs He owned everything, yet he became poor, and used His power for others' needs. Hungry Tired "The form of a servant" He took it upon himself (he didn't trade it) The likeness of man, the lowliest of such (baby, servant) He left Heaven to live in human society "Obedient unto death" Other's didn't have to die (Enoch, Elijah) He chose to take the death of the cross, the most extreme humiliation possible To the

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

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!

Being Different

2019-10-14T12:52:21-05:00October 13th, 2019|

Date: October 13, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Judges 16:7,11,17 |

If you were arrested for being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you? Samson was called to be different.  He judged Israel 20 years.  He was effective when he was filled with the Spirit of God. What you lose when you choose to fit in with the World He lost his vision for God (Judges 16:1) He lost his love for God (Judges 16:4) He lost his honesty (Judges 16:11) He lost his testimony (Judges 16:23) He lost his life (Judges 16:28-30)

What the Bible Says About Choices

2019-09-09T11:29:14-05:00September 8th, 2019|

Date: September 8, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 1:1-6 |

A study of Psalm 1 We all make choices throughout our day. May it be that as we consider this Psalm this morning that we will learn to make wise choices. I. The Way of the Righteous The conduct of the righteous The character of the righteous His delight His thoughts The condition of the righteous A life that is fed & refreshed A life that is vigorous & productive A life that is successful & prosperous II. The Way of the Wicked The character of the wicked His ways are wicked His thoughts are wicked The condition of the wicked Conclusion: Have you chosen the pathway of the Righteous? Not making a choice will result in
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