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Godly Children
Scripture text: Ephesians 6:1-3 Why Should Children Obey Their Parents? 1. They are Christians - v.1 *Paul assumes that he is writing to Christian children Do your children know Christ? Romans 3:10, 23; 5:8, 12; 6:23; 10:9-10 John 3:16; 14:6 Ephesians 5:21 2. Obedience is right - v.1b 3. Obedience is commanded - v.2a Deuteronomy 5:16; Romans 8:1-5 Colossians 3:8-14 4. Obedience brings blessing - v.3 Exodus 20:12; Colossians 3:20 Sin always robs Obedience always enriches Romans 1:28-30; 2 Timothy 3:1-5; Ephesians 4:32
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September 27, 2020
A Wonderful Woman of God
Scripture text: Proverbs 31:10-31 Traits of a Woman of God 1. Her Conduct - vv. 10-12 1 Peter 3:1-4 2. Her Management - vv. 13-19, 25 3. Her Blessedness - vv. 28-30 Colossians 3:8-14 4. Her Generosity - v. 20 Proverbs 14:21; 19:17 5. Her Wisdom - v. 26 6. Her Testimony - v. 31 The secret of her life? - v. 30 Proverbs 9:10
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September 20, 2020
How To Be a Super Dad
Scripture text: Joshua 24:14-15
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September 13, 2020
How Can You Fight for Your Family?
Scripture text: Nehemiah 4:10-14 Get In the Fight 1. Remember our families are under attack Nehemiah 4:10-14 Be on guard Be ready and willing to fight for your family - Nehemiah 4:13-14 Disciple your family - 2 Timothy 2:1-4 Stand up for your family - 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 2. We need to fight for what matters Nehemiah 4:15-18 3. If you fight for your family, God will fight for you Nehemiah 4:19-20 James 3:2 Fear or Faith? The children of Israel lived in fear - Number 13:2-33 David defeated Goliath in faith - 1 Samuel 17:45
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September 6, 2020
What Can the Church Do?
Scripture text: Acts 17:1-6 1. Passionately promote missions Acts 13-16; Acts 13:48; Acts 16:9; Acts 13:4 2. Patiently endure persecution Acts 14:19-20; 2 Corinthians 4:8-10 3. Consistently plant churches Acts 14:21-23 6 People the Church Can't Do Without 1. Faithful people - Matthew 25:21 2. Willing people - Ezekiel 22:30 3. People of vision - Proverbs 29:18 4. Positive people - Philippians 4:13 5. Giving people - Mark 12:41-44 6. Supporting people - Proverbs 22:10
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August 30, 2020
The Goal of the Church
2 Timothy 6:11-12 What kind of vessel does God use? - Empty, Available, Clean Scripture text: 2 Timothy 2 Disciple in Greek is matheteusate -  a learner, a pupil, an apprentice 2 Timothy 1:7 - God didn't give us a spirit of fear, but a spirit of: *Power - Acts 1:8 *Love - Romans 5:5 *Self-control 2 Timothy 1:12 7 Goals for the Church 1. Stewards 2 Timothy 2:1-2; 1 Peter 4:10; Romans 14:12; 1 Timothy 3:13 2. Soldiers - 2 Timothy 2:3-4, 11-13 What does a good soldier of Jesus do? *endures hardship v.3 *avoids worldly entanglements v.4 *magnifies Christ, his commanding officer v.9 Hebrews 2:10 *thinks of his fellow soldiers v.10 *trusts and obeys his commanding officer vv.11-13 3. Athletes - 2 Timothy 2:5; Ephesians 5:15 4. Farmers - 2 Timothy 2:6-7 What can we learn from farmers? *Farmers have to work - Proverbs 24:30-34 *Farmers need patience - James 5:7 5. Workmen - 2 Timothy 2:14-18 6. Vessels - 2 Timothy :19-22 7. Servants - 2 Timothy 2:24-25
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August 23, 2020
The Purpose of the Church
Scripture text: Acts 9:31 The Church's Function - Building and Multiplication The Church's Purpose 1. Edification - Building up believers 1 Corinthians 3:9 Ephesians 2:19-22 The Foundation and the purpose of the church *We are part of the household of God (a building) *Built upon a strong foundation - Jesus Christ *We are growing into the holy temple of God *We are being built up together (koinonia) Colossians 2:6-7 How are we built up as a church body? *You need the right foundation 1 Corinthians 13:11; 2 Timothy 2:19; Acts 4:11 *You need a good framework and the right materials - 1 Corinthians 14:26; Romans 14:19 We all have 2 choices as members of the body: God's construction team or the enemy's demolition team There are tools to build with: *God's word - Ephesians 3:7-8 *Faith - Jude 20 *Love - Romans 12:9 *Spiritual gifts - Romans 12:3-8 2. The Purpose of the Church is to multiply itself Acts 9:31 Matthew 4:19 Acts 5:42
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August 16, 2020
The Church is a Community
Scripture text: Acts 2:41-47 Three elements that make the church a community 1. The church should be intentional - vv.41-42 Why do we exist? *WIN - Evangelism and worship - Acts 1:8 *BUILD - Discipleship and education - 2 Timothy 2:1-2 *SEND - Locally and globally - Galatians 6:10 Hebrews 10:25 2. The church should strive for unity - vv.43-45 Colossians 3:15 *Ekklesia - called out assembly *Koinonia - communion, communication, contribution, distribution, fellowship Community is a common unity of purpose and interests Romans 15:26; 1 John 1:7; 2 Corinthians 6:14; 1 Corinthians 12:25-26 3. The church should fulfill its mission - vv.46-47 John 20:21
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August 9, 2020
Why is the Church Important?
Scripture text: Matthew 16:18; Colossians 1:19-18; Revelation 1:9-19 1. The supremacy of Christ - Christ is the Head of the Church Colossians 1:14-18; Revelation 1:9-17 Jesus is: *Glorious - Revelation 1:12-13 *Powerful - Revelation 1:14-15 *Worthy of worship - Revelation 1:17 2. The Centrality of the Church - The Church is the Bride of Christf Revelation 19:7-9; 21:9; Ephesians 5:25-27; Jude 1:24-25 3. The Church is a Family of Faith Revelation 1:9 John said he was their brother and companion in: *Tribulation *Kingdom *Patience Colossians 2:4-7 How do we move forward as a church? *As an army *As pilgrims *As a building *As a school *As a river
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August 2, 2020
Unshakeable Hope - Conclusion
Scripture text: Hebrews 6:19-20 Two key terms: Anchor and Soul Stand on these promises 1. You are made in God's image Genesis 1:26; Colossians 3:9-10; 2 Corinthians 3:18 2. You are an heir of God Romans 8:16-17 3. Your prayers have power James 5:16; Romans 8:34; Deuteronomy 31:6 4. There is no condemnation in Christ Romans 8:1 5. The grave has no victory over us 1 Corinthians 15:54-58 6. The joy of the Lord is your strength Psalm 30:5 7. You have power through the Holy Spirit Acts 1:8 Luke 18:1 Romans 15:13 God wants us to abound in hope 1 Timothy 4:10
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July 26, 2020
You Will Have Power
Scripture text: Acts 1:8 You Need a Push from the Holy Spirit 1. The Holy Spirit gives us power Psalm 104:27-30; Ephesians 1:13-14; John 3:5-8; Galatians 5:22-23 2. The Holy Spirit gives us unity Ephesians 4:3; I Corinthians 12:12-14 3. The Holy Spirit supervises the church How does the Holy Spirit accomplish this? * Comforting the believers - Acts 9:31 * Guiding the believers into all truth - John 14:16, 25-26; 16:12-14 * Offer prayers for intercession - Romans 8:26-28 * Bears witness that we are saved - Galatians 4:6-7; Romans 8:16 * Creates an atmosphere for freedom - II Corinthians 3:16-17 4. The Spirit is Holy I Corinthians 6:11; Titus 3:4-7; Galatians 3:3; Ephesians 5:18 We can grieve the Holy Spirit by: * Angry words and rebellion - Ephesians 4:30-32; Isaiah 63:10 * Resisting the Holy Spirit - Acts 7:51 * Quenching the Holy Spirit - I Thessalonians 5:19-20; Philippians 2:13 Acts 1:8 The road - the marathon of your life has been long - are you willing to keep pushing forward in the strength and power of the Holy Spirit?
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July 19, 2020
Joy Is Coming
Scripture text: John 20:11-18 How can you experience joy? 1. Gratitude should drive you Luke 8:2; 2 Corinthians 4:13-15 2. Your past doesn't have to bind you when you're in Christ John 20:18 3. Don't let delayed hope rob your joy Jeremiah 18:1-6 4. Don't forget: Jesus knows your name John 20:16; Isaiah 43:1-3 5. God's formula for joy: Seek God's kingdom first Matthew 6:33; Psalm 30:4-5 6. Share your joy Colossians 2:6-7
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July 12, 2020
The Temporary Tomb
Scripture text: 1 Corinthians 15:54 Matthew 28:1-7 - He is risen (egerthe) - I wake, arouse, I raise up 1 Corinthians 15:20-23 - first fruits (aparche) - beginning of sacrifice What does the Resurrection mean for us? 1. Your past is: a. forgotten - Psalm 103:11-12 b. forgiven - Mark 2:1-5; Colossians 2:14 c. forever sealed by the Holy Spirit - Ephesians 1:13-14 2. For the present, you have: a. Victory... *over sin - 1 John 5:4-5 *to do God's will - Hebrews 13:20-21 b. Life - John 10:10; Ephesians 5:8-17 3. For your future: a. Your spirit will immediately enter the presence of the Lord when you die if you know Christ as personal Savior - 2 Corinthians 5:8; Hebrews 12:1 b. We will no longer experience sickness, pain, tears or death - Revelation 21:4; 2 Corinthians 4:16-18; Romans 8:31-32
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July 5, 2020
Your Prayers Have Power
Scripture Text: 1 Kings 18:20-39; James 5:16-18 How does God respond to our prayers? 1. God delights in hearing our prayers Jeremiah 33:3 2. Your prayers matter to God because you matter to God Hebrews 4:15-16; 1 John 5:14 3. God is waiting to answer our prayers James 4:2-3; Psalm 66:17-20 4. God is preparing you for eternity 2 Timothy 2:12; Revelation 5:6-10 1 Thessalonians 5:17
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June 28, 2020
An Heir of God
Scripture Text: Romans 8:15-17. Numbers 13:1-32 What should believers focus on? 1. Circumstances or Promises? Numbers 13:1-2, 30-32; 2 Corinthians 4:7-9 2. Possible defeat or Victory? Numbers 13:30-32; Proverbs 21:31; Psalm 20:7 3. Death or Life? Numbers 13:32; Job 19: 23-27 Did they face challenges? Yes! a. The Jordan river was wide b. The walls of Jericho were high c. The inhabitants of Canaan weren't giving up without a fight Joshua led the Israelites to focus on promises, victory and life Joshua 24:28 Caleb - Joshua 14:10-12
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June 21, 2020
A Defeated Enemy
Scripture text: Romans 16:20 God's Promises Regarding the Devil 1. Our enemy has already been defeated Romans 16:20; Colossians 2:15; Jude 6; Revelation 20:10 2. Our God is greater than our enemy 1 John 4:4; Matthew 6:13; Ezekiel 28:12-17 3. We don't have to give in when tempted by the enemy 1 Corinthians 10:13; James 4:7 4. The armor of God will protect us from the enemy's attack Ephesians 6:13-16 3 Main Weapons in our Fight 1. Prayer James 5:16; 1 John 5:14; Hebrews 4:16; Psalm 145:18; Psalm 34:15 2. Worship 2 Chronicles 20:21; Psalm 136 3. Scripture 2 Corinthians 2:11; 1 Peter 5:8-9; Matthew 4:8-11
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June 14, 2020
God's Promises
This is the first message of our new series entitled "Unshakeable Hope" Building Our Lives On the Promises of God" Scripture text: 2 Peter 1:4 Exodus 34:10, Psalm 33:6-9 How do we know we can trust God? 1. He is unchanging James 1:17-18 2. He is faithful Hebrews 10:23-25 3. He is strong Romans 4:18-22 4. He cannot lie Hebrews 6:18-19; Titus 1:1-2; Joshua 21:45 Isaiah 55:10-11
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June 7, 2020
Growing Deeper in Faith 4
Scripture text: Romans 12:14-21 1. Bless those who persecute you 2. Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep 3. Be of the same mind 4. Repay no one evil for evil 5. If it is possible, live peaceably with all men 6. Do no be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good
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May 31, 2020
Growing Deeper in Faith 3
Scripture text: Romans 12:12-13 1. Be constant in prayer 1 John 2:1; Psalm 62:8 ACTS prayer Adoration - Psalm 108:5 Confession - Psalm 51:10-12 Thanksgiving - 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Supplication - Philippians 4:6-7 2. Distributing to the needs of the saints 2 Corinthians 8:1-5 3. Seek to show hospitality 1 Peter 4:9
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May 24, 2020
Growing Deeper in Faith 2
Scripture text: Romans 12:11-12 Spiritual Reminders 1. Don't be slothful in zeal Colossians 3:17, Galatians 1:19, John 12:42-43, Colossians 3:23, 1 Thessalonians 2:4, Galatians 6:9 2. Be fervent in spirit Revelation 2:1-7 3. Serve the Lord Romans 1:1, Mark 9:35 4. Rejoice in hope Psalm 27:13 5. Be patient in tribulation Exodus 14:14, Psalm 27:14, Psalm 30:5, Psalm 5:3
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May 17, 2020
Growing Deeper in Faith
Scripture Text: Romans 12:9-10 1.  Love without hypocrisy Acts 5:1-11; 1 Samuel 16:7; Acts 13:22 2. Abhor what is evil Romans 6:1-2; Psal 97:10 3. Hold fast or cling to what is good Titus 2:14 4. Love one another with brotherly affection Ephesians 2:19-22 5. Outdo one another in showing honor Galatians 6:19; Matthew 11:29
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May 10, 2020
How Do We Fit Together in the Church?
Scripture Text: Romans 12:3-8 “One another” - alle´lon ἀλλήλων – Used more than 100 times in the New Testament; 58 times by New Testament writers. Our Relationship To Each Other (We Are the Church) “If you want to serve God’s purpose, start serving God’s people.” Craig Groeschel As Church Members: 1. We belong to Christ 2. We belong to one another 3. We minister to each other 4. We need each other What Is Needed For Ministry and Growth in the Body? 1. Honest Evaluation – Romans 12:3 Ephesians 2:8-9 I Corinthians 15:10 2. Faithful Cooperation – Romans 12:4-8 I Corinthians 12:7 “Spiritual gifts are tools to build with, not toys to play with or weapons to fight with.” Warren Wiersbe Galatians 5:22-23 Spiritual Gifts Prophecy/discernment Service Teaching Exhortation Giving Leadership
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May 3, 2020
Change Your Mind
Change Your Mind Romans 12:1-2 1. Don’t Be Conformed What does the Bible mean by the world? I John 2:15-17 James 4:4-5 Compromise 2. But Be Transformed II Corinthians 3:18 Romans 12:1 Why do we need to be renewed? · The world pollutes us · We conform to the world · We get stuck on things Romans 1:28; Ephesians 4:22-24 “Sin always requires a cost. Right living always carries a blessing.” Mike Winger 3. That You May Prove – prove is a difficult word to translate accurately. In Greek it’s dokeemazeen δοκιμάζειν- to prove by testing, examine, to interpret, to discern, demonstrate, to judge as good Prove: · Truly recognizing something for what it is II Peter 3:18 · Demonstrating the truthfulness of that thing · Endorsing “This has been proven in my life.” You could give a testimonial about this in your life God’s Will · Good · Acceptable  - John 4:34 · Perfect
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April 26, 2020
How to Make Sense of Your Life
This message is the first in the series entitled "Puzzled". Scripture text: Romans 12:1-16 1 Corinthians 13:12 Focusing on What's Important 1. Your Foundation must be sure God is our Foundation - 2 Timothy 2:19, Isaiah 33:5-6 Christ is our Cornerstone - 1 Corinthians 3:11 2. Family must take its proper place Psalm 127:1-5 3. Church must be a high priority 1 Timothy 3:14-15 Membership, Service, Support, Community
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April 19, 2020
It Is Finished: The Death, Burial and Resurrection
It Is Finished Scripture Text: John 19:30 7 Sayings of Jesus on the Cross • Father, forgive them, they no not what they do • Mother, this is your son, son this is your mother • I thirst • Today you will be with me in paradise • Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? – My God, My God, why have you forsaken me? • It is finished • Into Your hands, I commend my spirit Tetelestai So, What Was Finished when Jesus declares this on the cross? 1. What was the finished transaction – What Was Paid For Fully? II Corinthians 5:21 SIN IS A DEBT YOU CANNOT PAY – ONLY JESUS CAN. This church can’t pay it – ONLY JESUS. It doesn’t matter how good you are – you can’t get from earth to heaven on your own – it’s too far. 2. What was the Payment? Romans 6:23 Romans 3:23 “Jesus paid the debt – expressing His love for the sinner – without compromising His nature!” Tony Evans II Corinthians 5:21 3. What was the proof of Payment? It is the resurrection that makes Jesus stand supreme. A dead Savior can’t help anyone. John 20:4-10 4. What Does This Mean For Us? Salvation The Resurrection Gives Us: Hope –Hebrews 6:18-20a Joy – James 1:2-4 Security – Acts 1:4 Purpose –John 20:21
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April 12, 2020