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Why Christian School is Important

2023-01-17T11:47:40-06:00January 12th, 2023|

Date: January 12, 2023 ()

Bible Text: Proverbs 1:7 |

Three thoughts on its importance: The Christian school is a significant discipleship program for the church The Christian school is important because it is based on Christian principles Proverbs 1:7 Proverbs 9:10 Psalms 119:130 Our society needs the salt and light of Christianity and the Christian school should play a role in this process

Christmas and Missions

2023-01-02T15:12:37-06:00December 22nd, 2022|

Date: December 22, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Luke 2 |

Four things of the rope The length of the ropes The strength of the ropes Faithfulness God's power Unity God with us The intent of the ropes Give the Gospel Strengthening churches The content of the rope Finances Encouragement Time Assistance Example Prayer Labor No one is beyond the saving power of the Gospel

Take the Next Step

2022-11-06T10:05:53-06:00October 30th, 2022|

Date: October 30, 2022 ()

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What is baptism Picture of death, burial, and resurrection of Christ Symbolic of salvation Why be baptized False teachings Necessary for salvation Christ's example It is the right thing to do It pleases God It demonstrates obedience It shows love It brings joy How should we be baptized The method "In" and "Out" The Meaning To dip, plunge or immerse When should we be baptized After salvation  

Alluring Voices

2022-11-01T11:36:36-05:00October 23rd, 2022|

Date: October 23, 2022 ()

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Identifying Alluring Voices Peer Preachers Predators Prince Personal Ignoring Alluring Voices Close to the Shepherd Compare the voices to the Bible Cease listening to alluring voices Submit to Spiritual Authority

Lord, Save Me!

2022-10-16T08:34:25-05:00October 2nd, 2022|

Date: October 2, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Matthew 14:22-33 |

The providence of Jesus The prayers of Jesus The purpose of Jesus The presence of Jesus The peace Jesus brings The provision of Jesus

Robbers of Revival

2022-08-13T18:08:21-05:00July 31st, 2022|

Date: July 31, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Numbers 16:1-50 |

Revival Defined An invasion from heaven that brings a constant awareness of God The people of God living in the power of an un-greived and un-quenched Spirit Rebellion against... The Word of God The Man of God What's going to stop the revival of God? A loose look at the Lord's leadership Worldly worship Settling into secret sins

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 Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven

2021-07-26T21:25:23-05:00July 25th, 2021|

Date: July 25, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Matthew 18:1-6, Mark 9:31-37 |

The Richness of Having Children Given to the Lord Guided for the Lord Guarded for the Lord The Relationship with the Children The Requirements for being Child-like in Faith Innocence Simplicity Obedience Enjoyment Enthusiasm Empty of own ambitions Empty of pride Desire to please Father

Choose Life

2021-03-28T21:59:39-05:00March 28th, 2021|

Date: March 28, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Deuteronomy 30:19 |

Introduction: The free will of man Life originates from God Life & blessing is tied to obedience Death & cursing is tied to disobedience Genesis 1:17 Life is preserved by God Genesis 32:30 Life has purpose in God Path is revealed Prosperity is assured Power is in Him

The Results of Sin

2021-02-01T08:56:06-06:00January 31st, 2021|

Date: January 31, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Joshua 7:1-25 |

A Character Study of Achan Causes of Achan's sin Man's sin nature Man has a desire to take things that don't belong to them Man has a tendency to disobey God Consequences of Achan's Sin Guilt Loss of life Loss of fellowship Cure of Sin Sanctification Cleansing Payment

Helps for Being Careful – Part 1

2021-07-11T18:27:34-05:00January 3rd, 2021|

Date: January 3, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Ephesians 5:15 |

Thought: Caution is not cowardly. Carelessness is not courage. Why be careful - 1 Peter 5:8 A Devil that is accusing - Job 1, 2 A world that is watching - 2 Samuel 12:14 What to be careful of: Forgetting God in your life - Deuteronomy 6:3 Associations - Proverbs 1:10 Lustful temptations - 1 Corinthians 6:18, Galatians 5:16, Ephesians 5:15 How to be careful Attentively - Nehemiah 8:8, Proverbs 2:1, 2:2, 4:1, 4:20, Deuteronomy 29 Listening Carefully - Ephesians 5:15 Destined for a Fall There was a people long ago Who had great riches, wealth untold; They built a

The Master in the Manger

2020-12-21T21:36:30-06:00December 20th, 2020|

Date: December 20, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Luke 5:5 |

“Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am.” - John 13:13 The Master deserves our Love.  Why? His Sacrifice His Abundant Supply The Master deserves our Admiration.  Why? He is God He is Good The Master deserves our Confidence.  Why? He is Faithful He is Truthful The Master deserves our Obedience.  Why? His commands are not grievous He rewards His obedient sons and daughters

The Holy War – Part 7

2020-08-11T17:11:12-05:00August 6th, 2020|

Date: August 6, 2020 ()

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Chapters 1-20 Review Chapter 1: Conspiracy Amid the Brimstone (the battle plan) Chapter 2: A Summons to Mansoul (getting the leadership's attention) Chapter 3: The First Assault (Diabolus takes the city...or rather...) Chapter 4: Another Administration (alterations to the leadership) Chapter 5: The Politics of Diabolus (Diabolus strengthens his hold) Chapter 6: Diabolus Finds Support in Mansoul (Mansoul readies itself for King Shaddai to come) Chapter 7: Shaddai's Army Approaches (Moment of Confrontation) Chapter 8: War (Moment of Decision) Chapter 9: Shaddai's Forces Repulsed (Moment of Struggle) Chapter 10: Emmanuel Enters the Fray Chapter 11: Negotiations Chapter 12: Surrender and Salvation Chapter 13: Emmanuel's Reception in Mansoul Chapter 14: Trial of the Diabolonians Chapter 15: The

Ingredients for Perfect Peace

2020-08-03T09:13:16-05:00August 3rd, 2020|

Date: August 2, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 26:3-4 |

A study of Isaiah 24-26 Opening thoughts: In our text this evening, we find that God promises peace. We can have peace not just by getting away from our phone, irritating circumstances, etc… Is it possible to be at peace during turmoil and stress? Answer the following questions? Here are the four possible responses: Never, seldom, frequently or constantly. 1. How often do you worry? 2. How often are you at peace with others? 3. How often do you remain peaceful in times of trouble? I. Trust in God’s care II. Trust in God’s purpose How do we gain God’s purpose? A. Our mind

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

There is None Else

2020-04-28T11:11:06-05:00April 26th, 2020|

Date: April 26, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 1 Kings 8:12-54 |

“Huge as this universe is, God has complete power over it, as you have over the ball which you toss in your hand.” – C. H. Spurgeon God is worthy of our worship 1 Kings 8:12-54 This entails prayer, 1 Kings 8:28-29, 45 This involves confession, 1 Kings 8:33,35 This involves obedience, 1 Kings 8:36 This requires time God is worthy of our praise 1 Kings 8:55-56 God is worthy of our devotion 1 Kings 8:57-61 Starts with the heart, 1 Kings 8:58 Continues with prayer, 1 Kings 8:59 Shown by our walk, 1 Kings 8:61 How big is God! How big and wide His vast domain! To try to tell these lips

Final Words

2020-04-27T11:00:57-05:00April 26th, 2020|

Date: April 26, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 1 Kings 2:1-9 |

A Study of “All” In relation to sin: Genesis 2:2-3; Job 34:15; Psalm 9:17; Romans 3:9-12 In relation to salvation: Romans 5:18; 1 Cor. 15:22; 2 Cor 5:14-17; Col. 1:20 “We are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of Nature has placed in our power... the battle, sir, is not to the strong alone it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” Patrick Henry Keep God first 1 Kings 2:3-4 Take responsibility Be informed Walk obediently Keep guard on your kingdom 1 Kings 2:5-9 Foes Friends Success (from The Ladder of St. Augustine) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow We have not wings, we cannot soar;

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)

Just a Little Lunch

2020-03-13T13:53:46-05:00March 12th, 2020|

Date: March 12, 2020 ()

Bible Text: John 6:5-14 |

The Disciples: a picture of lost opportunity Doubt Desertion - It is never a good idea to steer people away from Christ Discounting - Just 5 loaves and 2 fishes are enough in God's hands The Lad: a picture of a surprising resources Had a lunch Willing to bring what he had to Christ (you'll never regret it) He was seen by Christ (He knew who he was) The Savior: a picture of omnipotent power No panic A process (simple commands) Plentiful supply, never any waste

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
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