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)

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

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

The Four Prophets of Mt. Carmel

2019-04-28T00:03:23-05:00April 25th, 2019|

Date: April 25, 2019 ()

Bible Text: 1 KIngs 18:1-21 |

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The counterfeit prophets The devil has his counterfeits Sadly, he is recruiting people for his army at a high rate The cowardly prophets When the going gets tough, head to the cave and hide The compromising prophet Watch out for "Well...I don't see anything wrong with that!" Maybe you should ask "What is right with it?" The courageous prophet He was there (1 Kings 18:8) He was filled and controlled by the Spirit of God

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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