Date: July 27, 2023 (Midweek Service)
Bible Text: Psalm 2:12 | Brian RinehartOwner's Manual for Happiness (the Bible) Preliminary points God does want us to be happy We don't need all of these things to be happy Most things are in our control or God's control Physical and material things don't make the list If we aren't happy, we need to adjust our perspective Things that God says will make us happy Beatitudes The poor in spirit The mourners The meek Those who hunger and thirst after righteousness The merciful The pure in heart Those persecuted for righteousness sake Those who are reviled and persecuted falsely Trusting in God Psalm 2:12 Psalm 34:8 Psalm 40:4 Psalm 85:4 Isaiah 30:18 Obeying the Bible Psalm 1:1-3 Psalm 106:3 Psalm 119:1-2 Luke 11:28 John 13:17 Fearing the Lord Proverbs 1:7 Psalm 128:1-2 Psalm 28:14 Being corrected by God Job 5:17 When
Date: April 25, 2023 (Special Meetings)
Bible Text: Psalms 27:11-13 | Jeremiah Mitchell
Series: Preaching Conference 2023How to Wait on the Lord Introduction Waiting is not... Worrying Waiting to do what God wants you to do Working The Imperative of waiting on God 1 Samuel 13:7 The Instructions for waiting on God Supplication Saturation Service The Importance of Waiting on God
Date: April 2, 2023 (Sunday AM)
Bible Text: Exodus 13:1-3 | Jeremiah MitchellDiscontentment Murmuring and discontent His provision His power His grace Details His test He was proving/testing their faith He began sending more manna Promise He promised manna from heaven Prescription The portion was set-no more and no less Provision Sent every morning They went to bed with nothing in the cupboard/tent Proving He was going to test them Preparation Penitence The discovery "Ye shall know that I am the Lord your God."
Date: February 17, 2023 (Special Meetings)
Bible Text: Proverbs 31:1-9 | Mark WagnerLessons for A Man from Proverbs 31 Learn to Listen Watch your strength Stay away from that which destroys man Be a King (Be Responsible) Speak up for those who can't defend themselves Find the virtuous woman Be a Leader
Date: February 16, 2023 (Midweek Service)
Bible Text: Jeremiah 29:10-14 | Mark WagnerIn the process of pursuing God, there will be distractions Flesh is a distraction Worldliness is a distraction In the process of pursuing God, there will be directions Humility Esteeming others higher than ourselves In the process of pursuing God, there will be divine deliverance
Date: February 12, 2023 (Sunday AM)
Bible Text: Romans 14:12 | Dave OlsonThe object of the game To find fault in someone else To place blame on someone for your problems To deflect responsibility onto someone else To justify or excuse ones actions or reactions The rules of the game Anything goes No rules The characters Biblical examples Adam Eve Practical examples Kathy Kid Hank the husband Wilma the wife Tim or Tammy the teenager Pius Pete Persnickety Pam The end game No one winners Everyone loses The only way to win is to stop playing the game Challenge Even when we are wronged, you are still accountable for our actions When someone has wronged us, God will be the judge There is no joy in the blame game
Date: November 17, 2022 (Midweek Service)
Bible Text: Acts 17:10-15 | Jeremiah MitchellFive things about the Bereans Encouraged - Hebrews 11:6 We are encouraged to be like the Bereans Nobility: possessing a higher birth - Hebrews 11:6 Enlightenment They received the Word Eagerness They received the Word with all readiness of mind Examination They searched the Scriptures Endlessness They would do this process endlessly
Date: September 29, 2022 (Midweek Service)
Bible Text: John 15:13-15 | Jeremiah MitchellGod's Friendship to Us F - Forthright: God tells us what we need to hear, not necessarily what we want to hear Proverbs 27:6 Proverbs 27:17 R – Reliable: A friend that always loves us, even amid betrayal John 3:16 Matthew 26:48-50 1 John 4:19 I – Incomparable: There is no other friend that compares to God John 15:13 E – Exlusiveness: God wants to be our very best friend to the exlusion of all other friends James 4:4 John 15:14 N – Nearby: He is always near us, regardless of where we are Proverbs 18:24 Psalms 46:1 D – Demonstrated: His friendship is not something He promises to prove, He’s already proven Himself John 15:13 James 4:8
Date: August 14, 2022 (Sunday PM)
Bible Text: 2 Samuel 11:1-4 | Ura SchrockCharacteristics about David in his early life David was close to God and cared about the things of God David was patient in his waiting for God's timing David was intense about defending God's name David was conquering and experiencing victory Characteristics about David in his later life David rarely mentioned the things of God David didn't trust in the ways of God David lost his fear of God David lost his accountability David's love for worldly culture David's loose attitude towards sin
Date: May 5, 2022 (Midweek Service)
Bible Text: Daniel 1:3 | Ura SchrockDare to not allow the world to change you! A Study of Daniel The Refinement of the Hebrew children Diet Education The Recognition of the king's dream The Repudiation of the king's idol Thoughts The Expectation that we be different Please God with all we do Do not fear anyone but God You can't please everybody, stop trying!
Date: April 27, 2022 (Special Meetings)
Bible Text: Job 2:1-3 | Fred Weiss
Series: Preaching Conference 2022Job and his children A rare parent - Job 1:4-5 Honesty about their sin Sacrificed in their stead Surrendered about their plight - Job 1:19-21 An amazing creation God's will is ultimate Job and his wife Job 2:7-10 Job and his relationship with God Trust of God - Job 13:13-16 Hope in God - Job 23:8-10 Acceptance of God - Job 38:1-4; 42:1-6 I may be clueless, but God may be trusted!
Date: April 26, 2022 (Special Meetings)
Bible Text: Psalm 15:1-2; Acts 4:31-5: | Sam Knickerbocker
Series: Preaching Conference 2022What does God think of Integrity? A Study of Ananias and Sapphira's effect on the early church Introduction Integrity: Truth in the Heart Beware the enemy without, be more aware of the enemy within The Account Indisputable Impartial Important Indispensable Impactful Outline The Great Circumstances of the Account Persecution The Grievous Conduct Prompting: wrong motive Plan: wrong viewpoint Performance: wrong presentation The Gripping Cause The natural tendencies of the heart The influences of the heart God does not care about the amount, He cares about the heart. Proverbs 4:23
Date: March 27, 2022 (Sunday PM)
Bible Text: Genesis 45:1-28 | Jeremiah MitchellThe Life of Joseph Q: When Joseph was a slave in Egypt, was he sold or was he sent? A: Both... Is God on the throne or not? Q: When Joseph was at Potiphar's house, was he slandered or was he sent? A: Both... Is God on the throne or not? Q: When Joseph was imprisoned, was he shackled or was he sent? A: Both... Is God on the throne or not?
Date: November 28, 2021 (Sunday PM)
Bible Text: Philippians 3:4 | Rodger BottrellFour Questions to Test Your Spiritual Dedication What is on your calendar? (What are your priorities?) What money leaves your checkbook? (What do you give to God?) What do you talk about? (What is your conversation?) What is your concentration? (What do you think about?)