APRIL 19, 2020 BEGINNING GRACE Ps. 145:8 The Lord is gracious and compassionate; slow to anger and rich in love. WHAT IS GRACE? 1. God’s gift to me. But by the free gift of God’s Grace they are all put right with Him through Christ Jesus who sets them free. 2. Must receive this gift […]
EASTER APRIL 12, 2020 THE RISEN CHRIST Matthew 28:6 – He is not here, He has risen. 1. The Past can be put to rest. John 8:36 –So if the Son sets you free, you shall be free indeed. John 3:36 – Whoever accepts, and trusts God’s Son gets in on everything, life complete and […]
APRIL 5, 2020 WHAT KIND OF GOD IS CHRIST? John 12:13 – They took palm branches and went out to meet Him shouting Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord. Blessed is the King of Israel. WHAT IS CHRIST LIKE AS GOD? 1. God is a caring God. Psalm 104:13 […]
MARCH 29, 2020 ANCHORS OF COURAGE Acts 27:20-29 Four Anchors 1. God’s presence with His people Ver. 23 – Last night an angel of God stood beside me. Examples: 3 Hebrew children in the furnace Matt. 28:20 – Lo, I am with you always. II Tim. 1:12 – I know the One in whom I […]
FAN OR FOLLOWER? CHOOSING INTIMACY Luke 7:36-50 1. God knows us intimately. Gen. 4:1 – Adam knew his wife Eve. Psalm 139 2. God wants you to know Him. 3. Fans choose knowledge, followers embrace intimacy. Luke 7:39, 44 & 45, 47 WILL YOU LET JESUS KNOW YOU?
FAN OR FOLLOWER? THE OPEN INVITATION Luke 9:23 – If anyone comes after me, he must deny himself, take up his cross and follow me. NOTICE 4 THINGS 1. Anyone is welcome to follow. 2. Anyone means everyone. 3. The excuses are gone. 4. Following means giving my everything.
FAN OR FOLLOWER? Luke 9:23 – If anyone comes after me, he must deny himself, take up his cross and follow me. 1. Why are you here? John 6;2 – They were coming because of the miracles. John 6:66 – From this time many of His disciples turned back and no longer followed Him 2. […]
FEBRUARY 23, 2020 Series: 10 Steps To 2020 Success Lasting Contentment For 2020 Exodus 20:17 Verse 17 – You shall not covet anything that belongs to your neighbor. Definition: * Excessive desire for what I don’t have. * Envious desire for what others have. How materialism hurts us. * Causes us worry. Matthew 6:25 – […]
Exodus 20:16 Verse 16 – You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor. Prov. 17:7 – Respected people do not tell lies. I. First you win respect by not giving false testimony TYPES OF FALSE TESTIMONY 1. By gossip. Definition: Prov. 26:20 & 22 – Without wood a fire goes out, without gossip a […]