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

Ingredients for A Perfect Church

2020-12-01T13:43:38-06:00November 29th, 2020|

Date: November 29, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 1 |

1 Corinthians 1 “You never have to advertise a fire. Everyone comes running when there's a fire. Likewise, if your church is on fire, you will not have to advertise it. The community will already know it.” –Leonard Ravenhill A sanctified church - 1 Corinthians 1:1-3 Positional aspect Practical aspect A Christ-filled church - 1 Corinthians 1:4-6 The purpose of sanctification - 1 Corinthians 1:10-17 The point of our preaching - 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 A saving message - 1 Corinthians 1:18, 22-23 A solemn message - 1 Corinthians 1:23-25 A purified church - 1 Corinthians 1:7-8 A secure church - 1 Corinthians 1:8-9 “The glory of the gospel is that when the church

The Wonder of Justification

2020-11-24T20:54:22-06:00November 22nd, 2020|

Date: November 22, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Romans 3 |

The Wonder of Justification Romans 3 The "What" of Justification Justification means “to pronounce righteous”, not to make righteous. The "Why" of Justification Necessary because of man's sin (Romans 3:23) Three words to help understand this concept Justification –a court term Redemption –an enslavement term Propitiation –a priestly term The “How” of Justification Justification is by faith (Romans 3:27-28) An example, Anathema (Romans 4:1-25) Justification is through the faithful work of Christ (Romans 3:24-25)

The Holy War – Part 3

2020-06-12T14:47:16-05:00June 11th, 2020|

Date: June 11, 2020 ()

Bible Text: |

Series:

Chapters 1-6 Review Chapter 1: Conspiracy and 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) Tonight's Lesson Chapter 7: Shaddai's Army Approaches: Moment of Confrontation Chapter 8: War: Moment of Decision Chapter 9: Shaddai's Forces Repulsed: Moment of Struggle

The Redemption of Ruth

2019-12-17T13:16:37-06:00December 12th, 2019|

Date: December 12, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Galatians 4:4-5; Ruth 3 |

Lessons from Ruth's redemption The Approach to Redemption She had to go to the threshingfloor To the right one Required action Had to come herself Mom couldn't go for her She understood her place (came humbly) The Appeal of Redemption His job was well done Total reliance The Answer of Redemption She had worries, no right to ask He had no hesitance, gave an immediate answer He had already decided.  Salvation is already decided.  We ask, the answer is yes! The Act of Redemption Boaz first had to satisfy the requirements of the law To purchase salvation, somebody had to die. Christ came at Christmas to pay that price for us! It was a one-sided work Boaz had to

What the Bible has to Say about Tomorrow

2019-09-17T07:29:50-05:00September 15th, 2019|

Date: September 15, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Proverbs 27:1, James 4:13 |

What the Bible has to Say about Tomorrow Introduction: We will consider a few thoughts this morning regarding tomorrow. The Bible talks about “tomorrow” or “the morrow” over 100x. Here are a few verses to consider as we begin. Proverbs 27:1 - Boast not thyself of tomorrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth. James 4:13 - Go to now, ye that say, Today or tomorrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain:   Is tomorrow guaranteed in this life? Is tomorrow an unknown in the next life? Is today important

God’s Judgment

2019-06-25T09:03:56-05:00May 5th, 2019|

Date: May 5, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Romans 2:1-11, 3:1-28 |

God's judgment is sure (Romans 2:1-2) There is an authoritative standard of right & wrong (Genesis 18:23-25; Judges 21:24-25) Only God is qualified as a judge (Romans 2:2-3) God has the ultimate truth and judges accordingly (Romans 2:2; John 14:6,16-17, 15:26, 16:7,13, 17:17,19) God's judgment is for all All will be judged fairly (Romans 3:4,9) Sin has changed man's behavior (Romans 3:10-18; Isaiah 59:1-7) Tongue is poisoned and deceitful Feet are full of destruction and misery Eyes have no fear of God No peace is found God's judgment can be escaped (Romans 3:23-25) Unmerited & free Paid in full
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