Renewed Strength – Weekly Sermon – August 25, 2019

  Sunday, August 25, 2019 Renewed Strength Isaiah 40:28-31 God’s people Israel needed constant reminders of who God was and what he could do. Downtrodden, disappointed and full of despair, his people had to learn from and by experience to wait upon the Lord. Isaiah, one of the great prophets and men of God in  the Old Testament had a constant need personally and along with God’s people to wait upon the Lord. They had to wait upon the Lord as Author Kristi Walker put it.  To answer their prayers to renew their strength, to do what only God could […]

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Whom Will You Serve – Weekly Sermon – August 18, 2019

  Sunday, August 18, 2019 “Whom will you serve” Joshua 24:15-16 Joshua had every right to ask the question that he did. “Choose you this day whom will you serve?” The Israelites had a choice to make. They could be idolaters, as their forefathers were they could bend a knee to the gods of the people that were conquered or they could choose to worship and bend a knee to Jehovah and no other.   Joshua had seen the best of God’s people and  he had seen the worst. He witnessed their loyalty to Jehovah, and he witnessed their treachery against […]

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Bad Company Makes Bad Decisions – Weekly Sermon – August 11, 2019

  Sunday 8/11/2019 “Bad Company Makes Bad Decisions” Galatians 5:19-21 How often have you heard someone say “It all started when I picked some bad company to spend time with.”? How many people had and lived their lives on a straight road, in a good way until they decided to be influenced by bad company For too many. Here are some quotes about bad company. “You can’t keep a clean reputation hanging out with messy people. “To be of good quality, you have to excuse yourself from the presence of shallow and callous minded people.” “It is better to be […]

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Is Christian Persecution Real – Weekly Sermon – July 21, 2019

  Sunday, July 21, 2019“Is Christian Persecution Real”2 Corinthians 4:8-2 The Term persecution means to harass or annoy others in regard to their race, political and religious beliefs.  It also means to show hostility or ill treatment of others for the same reasons.   More than likely none of us have ever experienced real persecution for who we are. We may be teased, we may be challenged on our choice of politics, and faith.  We may have barbs or innuendos made toward our race, but doubt we have ever faced or experienced real persecution.   So, his real persecution ever happened to […]

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Stewardship, Easy or Tough? – Weekly Sermon – July 7th, 2019

Sunday, July 7, 2019 “Stewardship, Easy or tough?” Luke 12:41-48 The term stewardship means to manage or watch over something on behalf of someone else. To be a steward biblically speaking one was a trusted bond slave or a hired manager put in charge of a business, property or estate.   A steward was expected to make profits and capital gains for his master. Jesus gave three parables on this topic: Matthew 25:14-30 “The Talents” Matthew 21:33-46  “The Wicked Tenant Farmers” Luke 16:1-136 The Unrighteous Steward” They each dealt with and about Stewardship. When you hear the word “Stewardship” what is […]

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Jesus is the Only Way – Weekly Sermon – June 30, 2019

Sunday, June 30, 2019 “Jesus is the only way” John 14:1-6 The lead in to this epic text or scripture is the closing verses in Chapter 13. The Lord and his closet disciples were partaking of the final Passover together in the Upper Room, Judas had been sent to embark upon his treacherous journey of betrayal. Jesus for the umpteenth yet final times revealed that his life was now short term and would be leaving them, they would seek to follow him, but he said they could not. Peter asked where the Lord was going, Jesus responded where I go […]

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Your D-Day – Weekly Sermon – June 9, 2019

Sunday 6/9/19 “Your D-Day” Numbers  33:50-53 We remember it as D-Day but it was called Operation Overlord.  Its code name was Operation Neptune. It was the largest seaborne invasion in history. 150,000 allied soldiers were involved. It laid the foundation for V-Day, Victory on the western front of the war. Plans for that day really began in 1943. The allies conducted a substantial military deception to mislead the Germans as to the date and location of the main allied landing.  This was called Operation Bodyguard. The sea was turbulent on June 5, 1944, the invasion was postponed one day. The […]

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Winning at Life – Weekly Sermon – June 2, 2019

Title: “Winning at Life” Text: 2 Timothy 4:6-8 Date: June 2, 2019, Roseville Independent Chapel Speaker:  John A. Thomas Quote:   Someone once said,  “The three stages of life are youth,  middle age, and  “My, you’re looking well today!” Life is so short.  That’s why it is important to live your life well.    The years have a way of whizzing right by.  Moses felt that way, and he prayed,  “Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom”    (Ps. 90:12). The Living Bible translates it like this: “Teach us to number our […]

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Did You Know? Expired Coupons Work!

Did you know? Expired coupons work. Coupons can be used on overseas military bases for up to six months past their expiration date. Thus benefiting Military families. Many military families rely on donated coupons to help offset the expense of living overseas. You can help. Whether you’re an avid clipper or someone who throws away Sunday inserts, any eligible coupons will help. Here’s where you come in.  Clip those coupons! Coupons we can use:   Save ’em whether they’re active or expired! We’ll send both. Only manufacturer’s coupons can be used. They can be from the newspaper, dispensers in grocery […]

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The Warrior’s Prayer

The Warrior’s Prayer Heavenly Father, Your warrior prepares for battle. Today I claim victory over Satan by putting on the whole armor of God! I put on the Girdle of Truth! May I stand firm in the truth of Your Word so I will not be a victim of Satan’s lies. I put on the Breastplate of Righteousness! May it guard my heart from evil so I will remain pure and holy, protected under the blood of Jesus Christ. I put on the Shoes of Peace! May I stand firm in the Good News of the Gospel so Your peace […]

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