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

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 […]

November 29, 2017

11-26-17 Morning-What Does Jesus Think? #2 (text only)

Revelation 2:8-11 What Does Jesus Think? #2 INTRODUCTION:  Last week we looked at Jesus words to the church at Ephesus.  We found out that Jesus wants a working, enduring, discerning, humble and most of all loving church.  This week we look into the words of Jesus to the church at Smyrna.  This church was doing […]

November 29, 2017

11-26-17 Evening-Take a Stand (text only)

Esther 3:1-6 Take a Stand INTRODUCTION:  We don’t know exactly the circumstances that brought Haman to this great place in the kingdom, but here he is.  He clashes with Mordecai, Esther’s uncle immediately.  This was a wicked man.  In Proverbs 6:16-19 These six things doth the Lord hate: Yea, seven are an abomination unto him:  […]

November 29, 2017

11-19-17 Morning-What Does Jesus Think? #1 (text only)

Revelation 2:1-7 What Does Jesus Think? #1 INTRODUCTION:  You remember the judge of all the churches that we saw last week.  He was in the middle of the candlesticks that represented the churches.  He was holding the messengers to the churches in His right hand.  Here Jesus is reminding the church at Ephesus that the […]

November 14, 2017

11-12-17 Evening-How to Make the Wrong Choices (text only)

Esther 1:1-22 How to Make the Wrong Choices INTRODUCTION:As we begin this study of the book of Esther I want you to realize that everything that transpired in this book was the hand of God at work. In this book, God is never mentioned but I cannot imagine a book of the Bible where God’s […]

November 14, 2017

11-12-17 Morning-Jesus in the Midst of the Churches (text only)

Revelation 1:9-20 Jesus in the Midst of the Churches INTRODUCTION: We find out in vs. 4, 11 that John is writing this book to the seven churches which were in Asia.  We are going to find out a lot more about those churches as we move forward here. But what you need to understand is […]

November 7, 2017

11-5-17 Morning-All About Jesus (text only)

Revelation 1:4-8 All about Jesus INTRODUCTION:  John now introduces himself as the writer and really gives an overview of the entire book of Revelation. We find out in vs. 4-8 what this book is all about.  As I said last week, the truth is, that this book is all about Jesus.  In this introduction as […]

October 30, 2017

10-29-17 Morning-Understanding the Message (text only)

Revelation 1:1-3 Understanding the Message INTRODUCTION:  When you study Revelation, it is easy to read fast and get right to the good stuff.  We want to know the future.  We want to see the exciting stuff that God is going to do. Some of us want to find out what we should worry about.  God […]

October 24, 2017

10-22-17 Morning-But You Be Different (text only)

Jude 12-25 But You Be Different INTRODUCTION:  Jude continues to write about the false teachers that come in secretly and act like one of us.  He describes them in very specific terms here, to make clear that they are not good people who have made a mistake.  They are purposely leading people astray and they […]

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