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Peter Thompson
March 19, 2018

3-18-18 Evening-Handling the Blessings of God

Job 1:2-12 Handling the Blessings of God INTRODUCTION: We think of Job as the man that was afflicted by Satan because God gave Satan permission to do it. We talk about him as a man whose faith was tested. But the book of Job starts off by telling us how much Job was blessed. God […]

March 19, 2018

3-19-18 Morning-God’s Warning to Mankind

Revelation 8:7-13 God’s Warning to Mankind INTRODUCTION: During this time of trumpet judgments, there is still time for people to be saved. The end of the next chapter lets us know that many will still not turn to God, but there is still the opportunity it appears. The first four trumpets affect the universe in […]

March 13, 2018

3-11-18 Evening-A God Approved Person

Job 1:1 A God Approved Person INTRODUCTION: This entire book is about a man who refused to curse God with his mouth. He stayed true to God through terrible things. Because of his steadfast belief and devotion to God, God points Him out to the devil as someone who would not be turned. This man […]

March 13, 2018

3-11-18 Morning-Anticipation of God’s Action

Revelation 8:1-6 Anticipation of God’s Action INTRODUCTION: The seventh seal is opened. This seventh seal is going to contain the rest of the book of Revelation. The seven trumpets will be inside this seal and then the seven vials will be inside the seventh trumpet. When this seal is opened here, the entire book in […]

March 6, 2018

3-4-18 Evening-Be a Great Person

Esther 10:1-3 Be a Great Person INTRODUCTION: There are only three verses here in this last chapter of the story of Esther. This is the “happily ever after” section. Here in this section it talks about the king and all the mighty things that he did that are written in the records of the kings […]

March 6, 2018

3-6-18 Morning-As You See the Judgment Coming

Revelation 7:1-17 As You See the Judgment Coming INTRODUCTION: We see here four judgment angels on the four corners of the earth. They are ready to hurt the earth. They are holding back the wind. The destruction that would happen on the earth if there were no wind would be devastating. The clouds would not […]

February 19, 2018

2-18-18 Evening-Hope for Change

Hope for Change Esther 9:1-19 INTRODUCTION:  A few chapters ago things were looking pretty bleak for the Jews.  Haman had been given authority by the king to decree that all the Jews would be killed on one day.  Esther thought she might die as she entered the presence of the king.  Mordecai was in sackcloth […]

February 19, 2018

2-18-17 Morning-The Lamb Worthy of Worship

Revelation 5:1-14 The Lamb Worthy of Worship INTRODUCTION:  The focus moves to the right hand of the one that was sitting on the throne.  In that hand he held a book, would have been a scroll.  It was written on the front and back symbolizing that nothing can be added to the scroll.  It was […]

February 13, 2018

2-11-18 Morning-God’s Presence-Your Response

Revelation 4:1-11 God’s Presence-Your Response INTRODUCTION:  After the messages of judgment to the churches we embark upon a new scene in Revelation.  We move from Jesus walking among the seven golden candlesticks to the very throne room of God.  Heaven’s door is opened to John in v. 1 and he hears a voice like a […]

February 13, 2018

2-11-18 Evening-Saving Those in Danger

Esther 8:1-17 Saving Those in Danger INTRODUCTION:  Haman has died on the 50 foot gallows at his house.  The problem is that degree of the Persians that he enacted while he was in office cannot be changed.  So the Jews are still in danger even though Haman is dead.  So Mordecai and Esther have more […]

February 6, 2018

2-4-18 Morning-What Does Jesus Think? #7

Revelation 3:14-22 What Does Jesus Think? #7 INTRODUCTION:  Jesus introduces himself to this Laodicean church as the “Amen”.  The let it be so, you see Jesus made everything and everything keeps going because he lets it be so.  The faithful and true witness, everything that Jesus reflects about God is true and he will always […]

January 29, 2018

God Works Even When You Don’t Know

Esther 6:1-14 God Works Even When You Don’t Know INTRODUCTION:  If we see anything in the book of Esther, it is the hand of God at work.  Here in this chapter we have God working in the middle of the night and on into the morning without Esther or Mordecai knowing anything about it.  In […]

January 29, 2018

What Does Jesus Think? #6

Revelation 3:7-13 What Does Jesus Think? #6 INTRODUCTION:  Jesus introduces Himself to the church at Philadelphia as the one that is holy and true.  The word holy means pure, righteous always doing right.  The word true means faithful and trustworthy.  This church needed both of those assurances.  He also says that he has the keys […]

January 9, 2018

1-7-18 Evening-Recipe for Disaster

Esther 3:7-15 Recipe for Disaster INTRODUCTION:  You will remember that Mordecai took a stand against Haman, because he believed it was what God would have him do.  This angered Haman against all of the Jews who he hated anyway.  So he hatches this plan to turn the king against these people on a great day […]

January 9, 2018

1-7-18 Morning-What Does Jesus Think? #3

Revelation 2:12-17 What does Jesus Think? #3 INTRODUCTION:  We have learned so far that Jesus wants a church that is going to love, a church that loves God, loves each other and loves the people outside.  He wants a church that is going to be strong in its teaching.  He wants a church that is […]

January 2, 2018

12-24-17 Morning-Jesus: The Great Work of God (text only)

Luke 2:1-20 Jesus: The Great Work of God INTRODUCTION:  The greatest work that God ever did in human history was the bringing of God the Son to the earth.  Jesus, Emmanuel, God with us is by far His greatest work ever.  From this story God would have you to learn some actions that you should […]

December 18, 2017

12-17-17 Morning-Jesus: The Eternal King (text only)

Matthew 2:1-12 Jesus:  The Eternal King INTRODUCTION:  We do not know a lot about these men that came to Israel to worship the new king.  There really is no clear prophecy that points to a star that signaled a king in Israel.  We don’t know if they received a message from God to follow the […]

December 18, 2017

12-17-17 Evening-Used by God: Mary (text only)

Luke 1:26-38 Used by God:  Mary INTRODUCTION:  Mary is a part of God’s plan to bring a Savior to the world.  Here is where she hears that announcement.  We have already talked about the news that the angel brought and how marvelous that news was.  But here, today we want to look at how Mary […]

December 7, 2017

12-3-17 Evening-Used By God: John (text only)

Luke 1:11-17 Used By God: John INTRODUCTION:  This story is a precursor to the Christmas story.  It is the story of Zachariah the priest.  He was the father of John the Baptist.  He is being told by the angel Gabriel here that John is going to be born.  As the angel is telling Zachariah about […]

December 7, 2017

12-3-17 Morning-Jesus: The Good News (text only)

Luke 1:31-35 Jesus: The Good News INTRODUCTION:  This is the angel Gabriel speaking in this passage to Mary the mother of Jesus.  There are some really great lessons in this passage about Mary and the way that she is used by God and how she reacted to that, but this morning I want us to […]

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