15 Sep 2019

1) ITS FOCUS! (v2-3) a) The Scriptures b) The Christ c) The Cross d) The Victory 2) ITS FRUIT! (v4) a) Some Hebrews were persuaded b) Many devout Greeks c) A number of the leading women 3) ITS FOES! (v5-9) a) A mob b) An Attack c) An accusation…

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01 Sep 2019

1) LORD DELIVER US! (1 Pet 5:8-9, Mark 7:20-23) From the evil one From our evil hearts 2) LORD DEFEND US! (Psalm 25:1, 16-18; Psalm 27:1,5) From our enemies 3) LORD DISPLAY US! (Eph 3:10, Col 1:21, Jude 25) Before the angels

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01 Sep 2019

1) A BANQUET! (v16-17) A great provision A great invitation 2) A BOYCOTT! (v18-21 & 24) Excuses made, Privilege denied 3) A BLESSING! (v21-23) Go out, Bring in, Fill up

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25 Aug 2019

  1) ITS REALITY! Everyone is tempted (1 Cor 10-13) Jesus was tempted (Matt 4:1-2) Christians are tempted (1 Pet 5:8-9) 2) ITS ROOT! “Satan” the tempter (Matt 4:3) 3) ITS RESISTANCE! a) Pray (Matt 6:13) b) Believe (1 Cor 10:13) c) Dress (Eph 6:13-18) d) Run (2 Tim…

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25 Aug 2019

  1) A PRECEPT! (v15) You shall not covet Take care and guard against all covetousness 2) A PICTURE! (v16-20) a) Of a man who was rich but very poor b) He remembers himself but not God c) He remembers his assets not his neighbours d) He remembers time…

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18 Aug 2019

  1) ITS PRIORITY! Jesus taught it, prayed it & lived it 2) ITS PROCESS! a) Decisional not emotional b) Spiritual not natural c) Essential not optional d) Gradual not instantaneous e) Judicial not sentimental 3) ITS POWER Forgiving others: a) Moves you b) Beautifies you c) Empowers your…

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18 Aug 2019

  1) A TRAP! (v25-29) An expert in the Law tries to trap Jesus Jesus answers a question with a question 2) A TRAUMA! (v30-35) a) Of brutality b) Of helplessness c) Of religion d) Of fear 3) A TRUTH! (v36-37) The Law says, “Do” (v25, 28, 37) The…

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11 Aug 2019

  1) MORAL! These many years I served you, I never disobeyed your command. 2) MEAN! He was angry, bitter and resentful. Your son not my brother. 3) MISERABLE! He refused to go in. 4) MISTAKEN! Son, you are always with me; all that is mine is yours.

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04 Aug 2019

  A PRAYER: 1) OF DEPENDENCY! (Ex 16:12, etc, Gen 22:14, Phil 4:19) On God our Provider 2) OF NECESSITY! (Prov 30:8) Our daily bread 3) OF RESPONSIBILITY! (Prov 22:9, Ps 41:1, Lk 6:38) Give and it will be given unto you 4) OF SUFFICIENCY! (Col 1:19, Jn 6:36,…

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04 Aug 2019

  1) RECKLESS! (v11-13) Squandered his property in reckless living 2) RUINED! (v14-16) A severe famine arose – disgraced in a pigsty 3) RESTORED! (v17-24) He came to himself He came to his father He was cleansed, clothed & claimed My son was dead and is alive He was…

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