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Peter Thompson
June 23, 2015

6-14-15 Morning-Becoming Spiritually Mature (Text Only)

Hebrews 5:11-14 Becoming Spiritually Mature INTRODUCTION: Last week we considered the high priest of our profession, Jesus Christ. Here in this small section of Hebrews, the writer says that there are a lot of other things that could be said about Jesus Christ, but these people cannot understand these things because they are too spiritually […]

June 9, 2015

6-7-15 Evening-Trust In God’s Perfect Plan (Text Only)

I Kings 11:26-12:24 (11:26-37 for context) Trust In God’s Perfect Plan INTRODUCTION: Solomon departed from God in his old age because his heart was turned away by many strange women. He had 700 wives and 300 concubines who were all idol worshipers and they led him to worship those idols too. As a result God […]

June 9, 2015

6-7-15 Morning-Focus On Jesus (Text Only)

Hebrews 4:14-5:10 Focus on Jesus INTRODUCTION: In chapter 3 and 4 we learned about entering into and staying in the rest of God. The biggest part of gaining and keeping that rest is to focus in on Jesus Christ. The writer said at the start of chapter 3 that we should consider the high priest […]

June 2, 2015

5-31-15 Morning-Continual Rest In God (Text Only)

Hebrews 4:1-16 Continual Rest In God INTRODUCTION: Last week the writer in chapter 3 talked about entering into the rest of God. We talked about that the promised land in scripture is not a picture of heaven but of life after salvation. Entering into rest with God is a life where you are serving God […]

June 2, 2015

5-24-15 Evening-Keep Your Heart With God (Text Only)

I Kings 11:1-13 Keep Your Heart With God INTRODUCTION: The previous chapters are all about the wisdom and riches that God blessed Solomon with. Solomon was the wisest king that Israel has ever had. These chapters talk about the riches that he had and how that people from other countries gave him even more as […]

June 2, 2015

5-24-15 Morning-Remember (Text Only)

Exodus 13:3 Remember INTRODUCTION: I admire greatly the men that fought and the men that continue to fight to insure our freedom and the things that are right. There are so many men and women that we remember on this weekend every year who have exhibited bravery and honor in the hardest of circumstances and […]

May 19, 2015

5-17-15 Evening-Blessing or Curse-Your Choice (Text Only)

I Kings 9:1-9 Blessing or Curse-Your Choice INTRODUCTION: God speaks to Solomon the second time. You remember the first time, God offered Solomon anything and Solomon asked for wisdom to lead the people. Here God speaks to him and lets him know that he has heard the prayer he prayed at the dedication of the […]

May 19, 2015

5-17-15 Morning-How Can You Enter Into the Rest of God? (Text Only)

Hebrews 3:1-19 How Can You Enter Into the Rest of God? INTRODUCTION: In v. 1 of this passage we see that the writer is definitely writing to saved Hebrew people here. The danger for these Jews was that they would leave working for God and start going back to offering sacrifices in the temple and […]

May 19, 2015

5-10-15 Evening-What You Should Desire From God (Text Only)

I Kings 8:54-61 What You Should Desire From God INTRODUCTION: When Solomon had finished praying before the altar at the dedication of the temple, he rose up from his knees and turned around. It says here in v. 55 that he “blessed the congregation saying…” The word bless here, when used in this context is […]

May 19, 2015

5-10-15 Morning-Great Mother of a Great Man (Text Only)

Great Mother of a Great Man Exodus 1:22-2:10; Hebrews 11:23-27 INTRODUCTION: You will remember from the end of the book of Genesis how that Joseph brought his entire family down to Egypt during the famine so that he could take care of them. They lived in the land of Goshen and grew to be a […]

May 6, 2015

5-3-15 Evening-Recognizing God (Text Only)

I Kings 8:22-53 Recognizing God INTRODUCTION: Solomon has built the temple as well as his own house. Here he has called all of the congregation together to dedicate the house of the Lord. He talks to them briefly about the Lord’s blessing in allowing him to build the temple. Then we come here to the […]

May 6, 2015

5-3-15 Morning-Why Did Jesus Have to Become Human? (Text Only)

Hebrews 2:5-18 Why Did Jesus Have to Become Human? INTRODUCTION: The first couple of chapters of Hebrews focus on Jesus being better than angels and prophets to bring this message of salvation and better than the angels to carry out what needed to be carried out in order for salvation to come about. The rest […]

March 4, 2015

3-1-15 Evening-The Right and Wrong Way to Become a Leader (Text Only)

I Kings 1:1-53 (Read vs. 1-10, 32-40) The Right and Wrong Way to Become a Leader INTRODUCTION: Leaders are needed in the work of God. God does intend for some people to lead and others to follow. How a person attains that leadership position is of great importance to God. We find two men here […]

March 4, 2015

3-1-15 Morning-Good Works (Text Only)

Titus 3:12-15 Good Works INTRODUCTION: Paul enters into the conclusion of this letter by asking Titus to do some of the good works that he has been encouraging throughout the letter. In v. 12 Paul is going to send either Artemus or Tychicus to the island of Crete to replace Titus. Paul wants Titus to […]

February 24, 2015

2-22-15 Morning-Unprofitable Things To Avoid (Text Only)

Titus 3:8-11 Unprofitable Things to Avoid INTRODUCTION: In v. 8 Paul says that all the good works that we have been studying for the past two weeks are good and profitable to all men. Then he uses that word that means in contrast to that, “but.” Those things are profitable, but these things are not. […]

February 24, 2015

2-15-15 Morning-Seeing God’s Kindness and Love (Text Only)

Titus 3:3-7 Seeing God’s Kindness and Love INTRODUCTION: In v. 2 of this chapter Paul admonishes Titus to treat all men well. Here he gives the reason for treating men well. We find the main idea in v. 4. “But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared” God showed […]

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