15 Sep 2019

Context: Acts 19:18-20; 23-34; Eph 1:1-6:9 The Ephesians knew they were in a fight 1. STRENGTH (Eph 6:10) a. Personal v10: His strength (“in the Lord”; “His might”). Described in 1:19,20 b. Purposeful v11: To enable us to stand. Note the command! “Put on…” 2. STRUGGLE (Eph 6:12) a….

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08 Sep 2019

1. A LOOK BACK At a question of authenticity. 2. A LOOK UP To God’s supremacy: A God who reigns A God who rules A God who is glorious A God who is everlasting A God who can be known. 3. A LOOK FORWARD To growth in spiritual maturity.

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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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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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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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11 Aug 2019

    1. THE PROBLEM – ‘DEBTS’ It’s all of our biggest problem 2. THE OWNERSHIP – ‘US OUR’ a) It reminds us there is none that is righteous b) It reminds us that our sin has consequences (remember Achan) 3. THE PLEA – ‘FORGIVE’ a) Why ask for…

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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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28 Jul 2019

1. WHAT IS THE WILL OF GOD? a) The Will of Decree We will never fully understand it while on earth God’s sovereign purpose is in all things and He is not caught off guard or out of control He works all things to the counsel of His will…

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21 Jul 2019

1. WHAT IS THE KINGDOM OF GOD? Simplest definition: ‘God with us’ Starting at the beginning: ‘God’s people, in God’s place, under God’s blessing.’ Heaven (God’s space) & Earth (our space) 2 Kingdoms: God’s Kingdom & Human kingdom Jesus comes to: Make us God’s people (1 Peter 2:9) Transfer…

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14 Jul 2019

1. The CONTEXT of the Passage a) The Sermon on the Mount (Matt 5:1) b) Jesus is teaching His disciples (Matt 5:2) c) Hypocrisy within religion (Matt 6:5-6) d) The Model Prayer (Matt 6:7-9) e) Our Father….. 2. The CHARACTER of our Father a) Is holy (Luke 1:49) b)…

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