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Foundational Principles for Life

2022-04-14T19:47:21-05:00April 10th, 2022|

Date: April 10, 2022 ()

Bible Text: 2 Peter 1:3-4 |

Bad perspectives for decisions in life: Parents (NOT doing it their way) Self Pragmatism Pleasure Ownership Principles for life Creation/Purpose principle - He is God, I am not Redemption principle - God bought you, he gets to tell you what to do (1 Corinthians 6:20) Dwelling principle - my body is the temple of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 6:19) Motivation Principles Communion principle - God wants fellowship with me, so I want it with Him (James 4:8) Love principle (John 14:15) Pleasing Principle (2 Timothy 2:4)

The Easy Path of Mediocrity

2022-01-11T22:56:57-06:00January 9th, 2022|

Date: January 9, 2022 ()

Bible Text: 2 Chronicles 25:1-2 |

How to spot a Mediocre Christian Concerned with Convenience Plagued by personality Live by limits The Pathway of Amaziah Submitted himself to the laws that were "majors" and publicly visible He side-stepped the laws that were minor Concerned more about the materialism than God's presence Allowed other things (gods) to have a place of prominence in his house Stood against God through the man of God

Being Broken

2021-06-24T09:53:50-05:00June 13th, 2021|

Date: June 13, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Jeremiah 4:3 |

God uses broken things In Salvation In Nature God does not use anything He doesn't first break, but He does not break anything that He doesn't intend to use. How does God use brokenness? To bring revival To make a close relationship To bring repentance To bring a refuge To bring redemption

King Asa (Part 2)

2020-06-02T10:44:29-05:00May 31st, 2020|

Date: May 31, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 2 Chronicles 14-16 |

The craving of the Jews for a visible head was a revolt against the sovereignty of God. They became enamored with the pomp and glory of surrounding kings and nations. God never intended His people to be the subjects of an earthly ruler, but a “kingdom of priests” and “a holy nation” with Himself as their King. (consider Exodus 19, 1 Samuel 8) This is part 2.  Part 1 is here. The background of King Asa Abijah or Abijam Asa The devotion of King Asa - 2 Chronicles 14-15 The character of Asa A man of priorities - 2 Chronicles 14:2-4 A man of peace & preparation -

Lesson 13: A Psalm 128 Home

2020-10-15T19:25:53-05:00April 30th, 2020|

Date: April 30, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Psalms 128:1-6 |

Series:

Determine to use God's Word instead of worldly counsels. Don't consider children a burden, or a robber of your time and pleasure. Never make possessions more important than relationships. Beware of comparing children and spouse with others. Don't make a federal case out of kids being children. Be Aware of threatening constantly, but disciplining inconsistently. Beware of belittling children or spouses. Beware of saying during discipline "this is hurting my reputation." Husbands and wives should not argue in front of the children. Don't argue with your spouse when you are disciplining a child. Don't spend time bragging on talents as opposed to character. Be careful to not allow the television or radio
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