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Get to Know God

2022-11-07T07:54:28-06:00November 6th, 2022|

Date: November 6, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Matthew 6 |

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Introduction: To get to know God, you must spend time with Him Learn not only how to talk to Him but also how to listen to Him. Talk to God Matthew 6:7 - God speaks through the Bible, speak back Ask Him for help Hebrews 4:16 - we have direct access Tell Him your problems Psalm 55:22 - bring your needs before the Lord Psalm 62:8 Ask Him questions Jeremiah 33:3 - understand things better with the Lord's guidance Thank Him Psalm 100:4 Listen to God

Covetousness

2021-02-15T14:53:00-06:00February 14th, 2021|

Date: February 14, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Luke 12:15 |

The Source of a Covetousness The Selfish Heart Spiritual Blindness The Power of Covetousness The Power to Cheat Us The Power to Control Us The Power to Crush Us Achan David The Solution of Covetousness Recognize God's provision Be thankful for what you have       exodus 20 luke 12

Praise and Thanksgiving in Dark Times

2020-11-24T20:51:18-06:00November 22nd, 2020|

Date: November 22, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Acts 16 |

Thought: Romans 1 tells us what is one of the core problems of man –neither were thankful! The unregenerate man is an unthankful person.   The depressing situation The Devil’s destruction The danger of materialism Matthew Henry: “The priests hated the gospel because it turned men from the blind service of dumb idols, and so the hope of their gains was gone.” The doom of the preachers The determined service The unusual hour of prayer—midnight The unusual place of praise—a prison The unusual participants of the service-Paul and Silas in the stocks. The unusual congregation—the prisoners in their cells The desirable solution The miraculous deliverance   Application: Are you unregenerate?  What

Going To The Lord

2021-06-20T19:03:47-05:00September 20th, 2020|

Date: September 20, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Habakkuk 2:2-4; 18-20; 3:1-16 |

Studies in the book of Habakkuk In order to grow in grace, we must be much alone. It is not in society that the soul grows most vigorously. In one single quiet hour of prayer it will often make more progress than in days of company with others. It is in the desert that the dew falls freshest and the air is purest.—Andew Bonar. Introduction: Chapter 1: Habakkuk’s problem Chapter 2: God’s answer Chapter 3: Habakkuk’s praise Outline: Learn to live by faith, 2:2-4 Faith is a trust in a God that is Sovereign Faith is a trust in a God that can Supply Learn to fear

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)

First Fruits: A Picture of Giving

2020-03-16T14:56:57-05:00March 15th, 2020|

Date: March 15, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Deuteronomy 26:1-8 |

Giving Brings Remembrance Past deliverance Present provision God Expects A Return He deserves our best, because He gave us His best When we give, we gain an appreciation for what we have been given Giving Brings Rejoicing It is a binding agreement: God gives back It is only reasonable for us to give

The Cemetery Prayer of Jesus

2019-07-07T09:12:09-05:00June 30th, 2019|

Date: June 30, 2019 ()

Bible Text: John 11 |

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Lazarus, Come Forth The Setting The Town The People Mary Martha Lazarus The Sickness The Skepticism His own disciples His close friends His distant scoffers The Specifics Christ was always praying Christ was always trusting Christ was always thanking Christ was always serving Application to your life:  We see boldness in the prayer of our Savior.  We also see power displayed through this prayer. Have you seen God work in your life this past week? Has God delayed a request causing you to doubt Him?

Five Enemies to a Grateful Heart

2019-05-02T11:26:55-05:00November 18th, 2018|

Date: November 18, 2018 ()

Bible Text: Luke 17 |

Series:

Be looking at two passages this morning Luke chapter 11. I'm sorry Luke chapter 17. Luke chapter 17 in the New Testament. If you're not near a Bible, I would ask you to try to get near somebody that has a Bible so that you can share with them, but that will be Luke chapter 17. So that'll be our New Testament passage and the Old Testament were going to be looking at numbers 11, and we're going to be. Looking at a number of passages in numbers. So if you're not familiar with that either where the fourth book ends

The Prayers of Daniel – Prayers of the Bible Part 9

2018-07-23T10:09:08-05:00July 22nd, 2018|

Date: July 22, 2018 ()

Bible Text: Daniel 6 |

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"The lion's mouths were closed because the windows were left open" Outline Character of Daniel - A Godly upbringing (Daniel 1) Courage of Daniel - Standing when the King decreed (Daniel 2) Consistency of Daniel - Strong in the face of adversity (Daniel 6:10) Position of the prayer - Humble before God (on his knees) Practice of the prayer - Persistence Posture of the prayer - Thankfulness Pattern of the prayer - Customary (as aforetime)

Gratitude

2020-05-24T11:23:34-05:00July 5th, 2018|

Date: November 30, 2014

Bible Text: 2 Timothy 3:1 |

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I want to preach on the thankful heart, and II Timothy 3 is where we’ll start.  I want to ask you if you have gratitude.  Do you have appreciation?  Do you have thanksgiving in your heart?  Someone said thanksgiving ought to produce “thanks living.”  You can measure someone’s spiritual attitude by their gratitude.   Now, when are the “last days” the Bible tells us about?  “Well,” you say, “Preacher, they started at Pentecost.”  I believe we’re living in the last of the last days, and some of the attitudes that people will have in the last days are found in II Timothy chapter

Thanksgiving

2018-06-22T10:43:55-05:00June 22nd, 2018|

Date: November 24, 1996

Bible Text: Psalm 103 |

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My text this morning is found in Psalm 103, one of my favorite passages in all the Bible.  Thanksgiving time is upon us; and if you’ve been around me, you know that I love this season. I love the Thanksgiving service on Thanksgiving morning.  We always determine not to allow the testimonies to go too long, but continually they go an hour and a half because it’s such a joy to hear people praise God for all the things He’s done for them.  But we ought not just thank God during this Thanksgiving season.  If we’re right with God, thanksgiving ought
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