Israel, God’s People – Weekly Sermon – November 17, 2019

Sunday, November 17, 2019 “Israel, God’s People” Isaiah 43:1-7 Israel was, is, now and always will be God’s chosen people. They as a people and as a nation were most assuredly brought into existence by Jehovah. The opening words of our text declare this directly from the Lord. He said “I have created thee and I am the one that formed you. He identified whom he was speaking to. Jacob – was the original name of Israels name’s sake. Israel came into existence through Jacob, however, it was by the Abrahamic Covenant that the Foundation was laid. Genesis 17:1-9 God  […]

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Spiritual Oil and Water – Weekly Sermon – November 11, 2019

Sunday, November 10, 2019 “Spiritual Oil and Water” Matthew 10:32-33 The Christian faith of Islam are the two largest religions in the world. 2.2 and 1.5 billion respectfully. Do you know what the fastest growing faith and religion is today? Islam. There are folk that have and are trying to mesh the two religions together for the sake of peace, yet beyond a few similar beliefs there is a great cashim between the two.  Both believe that Jesus Christ lived and preached in this world, that he was born of a virgin. Islam believes that Jesus was indeed a great […]

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Kingdom of the Occults Part 2 – Weekly Sermon – November 3, 2019

Sunday, November 3, 2019 Kingdom of the Occults part 2 Acts 19:13-20 We left off last week’s message as part 1 of the Kingdom of the occult. The final point was that in the ancient time of the Druids and Celtic peoples that during the celebration of Sow-en would go door to door begging for food.  The families would give them pastries called soul cakes. All Hallows Eve was based on Pagan customs and deep seed superstitions. In our text Paul encountered many superstitious people, but the Greek of Atlons must have been an above group. This text is known […]

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The Kingdom of the Occult – Weekly Sermon – October 27, 2019

Sunday, October 27, 2019 “The Kingdom of the Occult” Deuteronomy 18:9-14 The term occult  is derived from the Latin “Occultus” meaning “Secret or hidden.”   In the time of Moses and Joshua and the preparation of God’s people readying themselves to enter into Canaan, the occult was a serious part of the live’s of the Canaanites. It was not a part of God’s people and their lives. It’s strictly forbidden.  The Israelites had lived for nearly 400 years with with occult all around them in Egypt.   They  understand what it was and so did God. It was a part of pagan […]

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Eternity: Smoking or Non-Smonking – Weekly Sermon – October 20, 2019

Sunday, October 20, 2019 “Eternity: Smoking or Non-Smonking” Luke 16:19-31 This text is one of over 30 parables Jesus shared in the synoptic Gospels. A parable is an earthly story with spiritual implications. This is a very sobering story. It’s a stark reminder that the body and flesh will die, but the soul lives on forever. Our eternal existence isn’t a matter of maybe it’s a matter of fact. We make the choice in this life where we end up in the next. There are only two places to go to at death. Heaven or Hell. Will your eternal life […]

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God hates sin. Period. – Weekly Sermon – October 13, 2019

Sunday, October 13 God hates sin. Period. But why does hate sin? Sin goes against and is opposite of his nature. Psalm 5: says that God hates sin and that he takes no pleasure in wickedness. He hates sin because he is Holy of all his attributes, his holiness is above everything else. God hates sin because it separates us from him. Isaiah 59:2 says “But your iniquities have separated you from your God, your sins have hidden his face from you, so that he will not hear.” What was it  that separated Adam and Eve from God in the […]

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Shanghaied – Weekly Sermon – October 6, 2019

Sunday, October 6, 2019“Shanghaied”Genesis 37:23-30   Joseph was one of 12 sons born to the Hebrew Patriarch Jacob. He was 11 in the birth order.  His brothers were Reubon, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Issachar, Zebulon, and his kid brother Benjamin.  Moses makes it very clear that Jacob loved his sons, but he had a favorite and that was Joseph.  I picture Joseph as a teenager, who knew he was the favorite and perhaps he took advantage of that with his older brothers. In verse two of this chapter he tended the flocks with them, they did something […]

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Living in a Culture of Death – Weekly Sermon – September 15, 2019

Sunday, September 15, 2019 “Living in a Culture of Death” John 17:1-17 This text was preceded by the drama of the Upper Room. The Last Supper, the place where Jesus identified the one that would betray him. The place where Jesus took the bread and broke it, saying, “This is my body that will be broken for you, take eat in remembrance of me, and they shared it. The place where he took the cup and said, “This is my blood, which shall shed for you, take drink in remembrance of me and they did so. It was the place […]

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Life is What You Make it – Weekly Sermon – September 1, 2019

Sunday, September 1, 2019 Life is What You Make it 2 Peter 1:2-4   Many jobs require a person to have a toolbox supplied with tools of their trade. An auto mechanic has wrenches, ratchets, sockets, torques, circuit testers, plug pliers, grease gun to name a few. A carpenter has hammers, saws, drills, squares, tape measures, rip bars, nails screws. Etc. A welders tool box would hold things such as wire brushes, grinders, chipping hammers, soapstone, pliers, clamps, safety glasses, ear plugs, and such. A machinist would have micrometers, calipers, center punches, edge finder dial indicators etc. An electrician will […]

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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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