1-7-18 Evening-Recipe for Disaster

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

October 4, 2017

10-1-17 Evening-Give It All to God (text only)

Nehemiah 11-12 (Read 11:1-9 for context) Give It All to God INTRODUCTION:  The people that came back with Nehemiah and the people that were there from the previous return groups have finished the wall of Jerusalem and the gates.  In order for the nation of Israel to move forward as a nation that God would […]

October 4, 2017

10-1-17 Morning-Undermining God’s Authority (text only)

Jude 5-11 Undermining God’s Authority INTRODUCTION:  You will remember last week that the discussion here is about people who are ungodly creeping into the churches and leading people astray.  These people do not recognize the authority of God.  There was one place last week where we saw that their words even condemn God.  That has […]

September 25, 2017

9-24-17 Morning-The Enemies of the Faith (text only)

Jude 3-4 The Enemies of the Faith INTRODUCTION:  Jude began to write to these people, he says, about the common salvation.  In Jude’s mind this was going to be a letter of encouragement and praise for the salvation that all the Christians held in common. It was going to be about how Jesus died on […]

September 25, 2017

9-24-17 Evening-Commitment to God (text only)

Nehemiah 10:1-39 (Read vs. 28-39) Commitment to God INTRODUCTION:  We saw last week that the children of Israel entered into a covenant or contract with God where all of the important people in the nation that had come back sealed it or signed it.  We find out here that there was a blessing involved in […]

September 18, 2017

9-17-17 Morning-Act Like It (text only)

Jude 1-2 Act like It INTRODUCTION: Jude is the half brother of Jesus Christ as was James.  We see in the gospels that Jesus earthly brothers did not believe while he was walking on the earth.  But after his death, he rose from the grave and appeared to James.  James was saved and we assume […]

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