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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