Greater Love: Part 2

Greater Love: Part 2

“Our Love For God”

  • Matthew 22:36-38 nkj

How we demonstrate our love for God:

  1. By loving people
  2. By loving His Word
  3. By keeping his commandments 
  • 1 John 3:14- nkj
  • Psalms 119:167-nkj
  • John 14:15 nkj
  • 1 John 2:5- nkj
  • John 14:23-24-nkj
  • Eph. 6:24-nkj

Greater Love: Part 1

Greater Love: Part 1

“God’s Love for Us”

May 27, 2018

  • John 15:13 – NKJV
  • John 3:16- NKJV
  • Romans 5:8 – NKJV
  • 1 John 4:8 – NKJV

4 ways my life changes when I accept God’s Love:

  1. I always have worth and value
  • Eph. 5:2 – NKJV
  1. I am never alone
  • Heb. 13:5 –NKJV
  • Psm. 27:10 – NKJV
  1. I have nothing to prove
  • Eph. 1:6 – NKJV
  1. I have nothing to fear
  • Rom. 8:37 – NKJV
  • Heb. 13:6 – NKJV

Have you received God’s great love?

 

Real Faith

Real Faith

May 20, 2018

Heb. 11:24-27 – NLT

  • We all need a Savior and we all need faith
  • Four Attributes of Real Faith”
  1. Real Faith rejects the world’s labels (Vs. 24)
  2. Real Faith does not choose the easy path (Vs.25)
  3. Real Faith always looks ahead (Vs.26)
  4. Real Faith focuses on God (Vs.27)
  • God may be invisible but His works are clearly seen
  • Do you want real faith?

The Legacy of a Mother

“The Legacy of a Mother”

May 13, 2018

Romans 16:12-13 – NLT

  • We think of fathers as providers yet mothers are the glue that keeps a family together.

We salute mothers for:

  1. Their persistent love
  2. Their impact on the lives of others
  3. Because home is where mother is

1 Tim. 5:2 – NLT

 

The Door of Opportunity

The Door of Opportunity

May 6, 2018

Rev. 3:14-22 – NLT

Issues within the church of Laodicea:

  1. They had lost their purpose
  2. They had lost their perspective
  3. They had lost their purity

 

Jesus’ answer for the church of Laodicea:

  1. Gold tried by fire
  2. Eye salve (Ointment)
  3. Clothes to cover their shame

 

*All of life has no meaning apart from Him!

*Your end can be a blessed one!

*He stands at the door!

 

Go the Distance

Go the Distance

April 29, 2018

Gal. 5:7 – NLT

Heb. 12:1-3 – NLT

How to go the distance:

  1. Realize you are never alone
  2. Strip off what slows you down
  3. Turn away from sin
  4. Prepare and live to go the distance
  5. Keep your eyes on Jesus

Will you go the distance?

 

Self Defense 101: Part 8

 “Self Defense 101” Part 8 “Defending Against Bitterness”

Eph. 4:31-32- NLT

Heb. 12:15-NLT

Mat. 6:15- NLT

  • Satan seeks to bring fear of the future and the bitterness of the past in order to ruin our today

 Forgiveness is not:

  1. Forgiveness is not forgetting
  2. Forgiveness is not a one-time event
  3. Forgiveness does not require repentance from the offender
  4. Forgiveness does not erase consequences
  5. Forgiveness does not restore trust instantly

Forgiveness is:

  1. Forgiveness is from the heart
  2. Forgiveness is a choice
  3. Forgiveness is choosing not to punish a person over and over for their sin
  4. Forgiveness is more for your freedom than someone else’s
  5. Forgiveness allows God to forgive us
  • Let us walk in Freedom!

Self Defense 101: Part 7

Self Defense 101 Part 7: “The Danger of Turning Back”

Heb. 10:22-23, 35-39 NLT

  • The Word says we are saved by grace through faith
  • Faith is simply mans decision to trust God over self

Heb.3:12-14-NLT

Three things the devil cannot do:

  1. He cannot make you sin (James 1:14-15)
  2. He cannot read your mind (1 Cor.2:11, Rom.8:27)
  3. He cannot take your salvation (John 10:27-30)

Three things the devil can do:

  1. He can entice us or tempt us to sin (1 Cor.7:5, 1 Thess 3:5)
  2. He can cast thoughts into our mind (Acts 5:3, 1 Chronicles 21:1)
  3. He can attack us physically, mentally, and spiritually (Luke 13:10-17)

1 Tim 4:1-NLT

Eph. 4:26 – NLT

  • It is our personal responsibility to choose truth, live right and put on the whole armor of God
  • Keep on keeping on!