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2022-11-05T17:38:43-05:00October 30th, 2022|

Date: October 30, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 73 |

Asaph's recognition that God is good Asaph's reality Asaph's revival

Prayer

2022-10-23T10:21:14-05:00October 16th, 2022|

Date: October 16, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Luke 3:22 |

An Entrance - The Heavens were opened Private prayer Public prayer Humbly Intensely An Enduement - The Holy Spirit descended A Blessed Endorsement - Fatherly affirmation

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

We Are Workers Together With Him

2022-05-16T21:37:24-05:00May 12th, 2022|

Date: May 12, 2022 ()

Bible Text: 2 Corinthians 6:1 |

Be a worker that... Reconciles souls to Christ Believes it is a great day to serve God Approves himself as a minister of God Is faithful through trials Lives by God's principles and power Is aware of the paradoxes and contradictions of living for Christ Is separated from the world unto God

The Integrity of Job

2022-04-27T23:14:52-05:00April 27th, 2022|

Date: April 27, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Job 2:1-3 |

Series:

Job 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!

Ye Thought Evil, But God

2022-04-27T23:15:35-05:00April 27th, 2022|

Date: April 27, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Genesis 45:1-15 |

Series:

Is God Just? Are we Living like God is Just? "The Integrity of our lives will be directly related to our view of God's Integrity" Ye Thought Evil, But God... God is not the Author of the Evil God was not Surprised by the Evil God Achieved His Will despite their Evil Shocking ??? -Response -Remembrance Spiritual Perspective -Comfort Sincere Performance   "Righteousness is rewarded by the one that has been offended" "Grace is received by the ones who have been offended" "Because of faith, rest is given in the offense"  

Ruling Your Emotions

2022-02-27T14:41:47-06:00February 20th, 2022|

Date: February 20, 2022 ()

Bible Text: 2 Corinthians 10:3-5 |

Introduction Two types of emotions Harmful Healthy You will either rule your emotions or be ruled by them. How to keep your eyes on the Lord Turn on some good, spiritual music Get in the Word of God Conquer harmful emotions "I'm hurt" "I'm broken" "I'm confused" "I'm afraid" "I'm sad" "I'm discouraged" "I'm angry" "I'm bitter" "I'm tired" "I'm suspicious" Cultivate helpful emotions "I'm grateful" "I'm hopeful" "I'm happy" "I'm trusting"      

Dealing with Discouragement Biblically

2021-10-26T20:04:38-05:00October 24th, 2021|

Date: October 24, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 42:5-11 |

How to Defeat Discouragement for Good Don't let your heart be ruled by what you see and what you hear - Psalm 27:7 Cry out to the Lord in prayer - Psalm 18:6, Philippians 4:6-7 Redirect your attention to God - Colossians 3:1-2 Three Things to Remember about God Remember God's goodness to you in the past - Jeremiah 17:7-8 Remember the Lord is with you - Matthew 28:20, Hebrews 13:5 Remember the Lord's promise for the future - Psalm 16:11, Romans 8:18  

Encouragement for the Graveyard Shift

2021-10-11T08:09:38-05:00October 10th, 2021|

Date: October 10, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Psalms 134:1-3 |

There will be seasons of life with difficulty. What you have learned in the light will carry you through the night. The Challenges of the night shift Dark Deserted Dangerous The Choice of the night shift The Charge of the night shift Remember God is still in control, trust Him! Keep your eyes on Him

The Church of Philadelphia

2021-09-01T17:40:27-05:00August 29th, 2021|

Date: August 29, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Revelation 2-3 |

Series:

The Seven Churches of Asia The Church of Philadelphia The Chronology of the Church They were a church of survivors This church is not mentioned anywhere else in Scripture One of the longest lasting churches of Asia The Commendations to the Church They took advantage of the open doors of service, Revelation 3:8 They kept God's Word, Revelation 3:8 They stayed faithful to trials, Revelation 3:9 The Condemnations to the Church The church was faithful, even though they had little strength Besides the church of Smyrna, this church is the only other church without any condemnations mentioned The Challenge to the Church Rescue, Revelation 3:10 Relief, Revelation 3:11 Recognition, Revelation 3:12

What Are You Looking For?

2021-06-29T17:02:07-05:00June 27th, 2021|

Date: June 27, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 105:1-4    |

Introduction –We tend to think change will bring us happiness.  However, nothing this world can offer can bring lasting satisfaction.  Consider three things that the Lord tells us to seek. Seek the Person of God He is Our Redeemer We are purchased by His blood - Revelation 5:9 We are rescued from our sin - Galatians 3:13, Acts 4:12 He is Our Rock God provides stability God provides security He is Our Revenger - Romans 12:17-21 He is Our Rewarder - Hebrews 11:6 Seek the Power of God Spiritual Strength - Philippians 4:13 Physical Strength - Isaiah 40:31 Emotional Strength - Matthew 11:28-29 Seek the Perspective of God Gladness - Psalm 21:6 Stability - Psalm 30:7 Deliverance -

Helps for a Godly Marriage

2021-07-11T18:27:34-05:00April 20th, 2021|

Date: April 20, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 |

Series:

Intro: Benefits of Companionship Work with one another Ecclesiastes 4:9 Example: Priscilla and Aquila Productivity increases when a husband and wife work together Lift up one another Ecclesiastes 4:10 Stir up one another Ecclesiastes 4:11 Comfort one another Ecclesiastes 4:11 Stand with and for one another Ecclesiastes 4:12 Worship with one another Ecclesiastes 4:12

The Wonder of the Cross

2020-10-20T14:49:30-05:00October 18th, 2020|

Date: October 18, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Mark 15 |

The Wonder of the Cross Mark 15 Thought: Before Christ, the cross was despised. It was a symbol of the worse kind of cruelty and barbarity imaginable. The purpose of the cross was to execute criminals in the most hideous means, producing the greatest amount of pain and agony over an extended time. But, after Christ’s death on the cross, this despised symbol became a representation of unconditional love. It came to signify sacrifice and forgiveness representing the whole Christian faith. It went from an article of shame and reproach to pride and praise among the faithful.   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

Divine Deliverance in Dark Days

2020-05-04T13:07:30-05:00May 3rd, 2020|

Date: May 3, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 2 Kings 4:1-7 |

Don't despise the little that God gives you - Dave Olson The setting: Times were tough Economically Times were tough Politically Times were tough Spiritually Times were tough Morally The problem She had heartache She lost her husband He was a good man She had hardship She was lonely She was burdened She was confused She had helplessness Her sons were to be taken She had hopelessness She could not pay the debt she owed The petition She didn't say much She cried out to the man of God The provision It is timely It is not always comfortable It is always perfect It is telling It reveals how God likes to work Little has great potential in the hands of God It is teaming God is able God is unlimited

Discerning Root Issues of Sinful Problems

2019-12-03T13:09:33-06:00December 1st, 2019|

Date: December 1, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Jeremiah 17:9 |

The necessity of man's sinful being People need purity People need hope People need a plan People need Jesus Where is the source of man's problems? The problem of our problems in life - the heart The problem of wrong outward actions - sinful inward actions The root problems of the heart Man's unbelief - not fully trusting God Man's love for himself - self pity, self ambitions Man's pride

Faith: A Better Way (Part 2)

2019-11-18T13:19:15-06:00November 17th, 2019|

Date: November 17, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Hebrews 11:1-3 |

Series:

A Study of Hebrews 11 This is part two.  See part one here. The Reality of Faith, Hebrews 10:38-39 4 words Just / shall live / by faith / no pleasure The Right type of Faith, Hebrews 11:1-3 Definition: Learning to depend on the written Word of God despite circumstances or feelings and              learning to wait on what God has in store in the future. The Results of Faith, Hebrews 11:4-31 Real faith is diligent Example: Moses Real faith is obedient Example: Abraham Real faith is sacrificial Example: Stephen Real faith is persistent Example: Paul The Results of faith, Hebrews 11:4-31 A Godly testimony Pleasing

The Character of the Three Hebrew Children

2019-11-06T20:21:54-06:00November 6th, 2019|

Date: November 6, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Daniel 1:8-2:18 |

Series:

Character Lessons from Hananiah (Shadrach), Mishael (Meshach), and Azariah (Abed-nego) They were teachable You will only influence others in a proper manner when you are influenced by the right people They were trustworthy (Daniel 1:19-20) They were tested They couldn't do anything about their address but they could do something about their attitude They had a testimony Not just a reputation - What is the Lord known for in your life?   What God says is true, though the entire world be against it!

The Four Prophets of Mt. Carmel

2019-04-28T00:03:23-05:00April 25th, 2019|

Date: April 25, 2019 ()

Bible Text: 1 KIngs 18:1-21 |

Series:

The counterfeit prophets The devil has his counterfeits Sadly, he is recruiting people for his army at a high rate The cowardly prophets When the going gets tough, head to the cave and hide The compromising prophet Watch out for "Well...I don't see anything wrong with that!" Maybe you should ask "What is right with it?" The courageous prophet He was there (1 Kings 18:8) He was filled and controlled by the Spirit of God

5 Dangerous Ways to Handle Trials – Part 2

2020-03-01T11:15:09-06:00March 17th, 2019|

Date: March 17, 2019 ()

Bible Text: James 1:8 |

Bible Text: James 1:8 | Preacher: Steve Damron | To see Part 1, Click HERE When trials come into your life... Having Vicious Graceless Tongue Doubt and Fear Psalms 27:1-3 Trust God instead yourself 1 Samuel 17:24 - 39 Fear and Doubt can be giants Don't Get Advice from the defeated Don't Rely on Unproven methods Texts: James 1:8 James 3:2 Psalms 13:1-6 Psalm 27:1-3             To see Part 1, Click HERE

Dangerous Ways to Handle Trials – Part 1

2019-03-17T18:05:07-05:00March 17th, 2019|

Date: March 17, 2019 ()

Bible Text: James 1:2-5 |

To see part 2, Click HERE Outline: Reacting in Anger Causes of Anger Blame Shame Pride What should we do? Seek God's help about the situation Get away from the anger's presence Obey God completely Get rid of anger fast (Ephesians 4:26-27) Becoming Bitter Distrust in God's providence An Unforgiving Spirit   Passages: I Samuel 25:13 Numbers 20:1-13 Hebrews 12:13-17 Ephesians 4:26-27 Genesis 27 Exodus 1 Job 7:5,11 Proverbs 17 Genesis 37, 42-43 Proverbs 3:5-6   To see part 2, Click HERE

Helps for Overcoming Trials

2019-03-03T19:06:14-06:00March 3rd, 2019|

Date: March 3, 2019 ()

Bible Text: 1 Peter |

- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoljA5zsuiI Text: 1 Peter 1, 1 Peter 2, 1 Peter 4:12 Outline ------- 1. When Trials/Trouble come - be patient 2 When Trials/Trouble come - be a Testimony 3.When Trials/trouble come - have the mind of Christ 4. When Trials/Trouble come - trust in Christ 5. When Trials/Trouble come - rest in God's plan 6. When Trials/Trouble come - pray 7. When Trials/Trouble come - watch

Truths about Trials

2019-05-02T11:17:47-05:00March 3rd, 2019|

Date: March 3, 2019 ()

Bible Text: 1 Peter 1 |

Series:

Outline: 1. God is not Ignorant of your trials 2. There can be joy in your trials 3. Your trial is not Eternal 4. Your trial can bring glory to God In our Bibles this morning, we are turning to First Peter. It is towards the end of the New Testament if you are not sure of where that is. Hopefully you have a Bible. It is very important to bring your Bible to church. If you do not have a Bible, there could be a few in the hymn book area. We call them pew Bibles, they are Black and it
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