12-6-15 Evening-Christmas Prophecies-Born In Bethlehem (text only)

December 8, 2015

12-6-15 Evening-Christmas Prophecies-Born In Bethlehem (text only)

OPEN: There are over three hundred prophecies in the Old Testament about the Messiah that would come to save the world from sin. Peter W. Stoner and Robert C. Newman wrote a book entitled Science Speaks. The book was based on the science of probability and vouched for by the American Scientific Affiliation. In the […]

December 8, 2015

12-6-15 Morning-The Christmas Light (text only)

John 1:1-5, 14, 18 The Christmas Light INTRODUCTION: This time of year, we begin to put up all of our Christmas decorations. We put up the Christmas tree. Some of us use a fake plastic tree while others go and get a real tree. We put out the nativity scene and the Christmas village with […]

October 28, 2015

10-18-15 Evening-Listening to God (Text Only)

I Kings 22:1-28 Listening to God INTRODUCTION: Ahab the king of Israel had stopped listening to God a long time ago. He did repent at the end of last week’s message, but here he is right back to his prideful ways. Here he teams up with Jahosaphat the king of Judah and the king of […]

October 28, 2015

10-4-15 Morning-By Faith #3 (Text Only)

Hebrews 11:17-26 By Faith #3 INTRODUCTION: V. 1 says that faith is the “substance” of things hoped for.” The word “substance” here has the confidence of reality. In other words faith is the confidence that the things hoped for are real. (ex. Second coming of Christ). It also says that faith is the “evidence of […]

September 8, 2015

9-6-15 Evening-When Tragedy Beats You Down (Text Only)

I Kings 19:1-18 When Tragedy Beats You Down INTRODUCTION: Elijah was living in a time when the evil woman Jezabel was killing all of the prophets of God. Here in v. 2 Jezabel sends a messenger to tell Elijah that he was next. He had just won the victory over the prophets of Baal on […]

September 8, 2015

9-6-15 Morning-Backsliding is Rebellion (Text Only)

Hebrews 10:26-39 Backsliding is Rebellion INTRODUCTION: The writer wrote to these Hebrew people about drawing near to God, holding fast to their profession of faith and staying together in the assembly to encourage one another and help each other to love and do good works. Here he begins to talk about the opposite of that. […]

September 8, 2015

8-30-15 Morning-What to do with Salvation (Text Only)

Hebrews 10:19-25 What to do with Salvation INTRODUCTION: The writer is pointing back here in vs. 19-21 to all that he has been saying in the first part of the book of Hebrews. We can come boldly into the very presence of God because of the blood of Jesus Christ. We come into that presence […]

August 25, 2015

8-23-15 Evening-Complete Prayer (Text Only)

I Kings 18:41-46 Complete Prayer INTRODUCTION: Elijah has sent all of the people to kill the false prophets. Now they are dead and the people of Israel have turned back to God as the only God of the universe for the time being. Remember, they fell on their faces before God and said, “The Lord, […]

August 19, 2015

8-16-15 Morning-Look for the Appearing of Christ (Text Only)

Hebrews 9:15-28 Look For the Appearing of Christ INTRODUCTION: Here in these verses the author shows us the entirety of the work that Christ did and will do for mankind. You see, we talk about the death of Christ on the cross a lot and certainly that is very important. But if He had just […]

August 19, 2015

8-16-15 Evening-Standing for God in a Godless World (Text Only)

I Kings 18:17-40 Standing for God in a Godless World INTRODUCTION: Elisha is living in a world where the king Ahab and his wife Jezebel have turned all the people to idol worship. The nation of Israel had turned completely away from God. It did not seem like there was any hope. They had even […]

August 11, 2015

8-9-15 Morning-A New Focus (Text Only)

Hebrews 9:1-14 A New Focus INTRODUCTION: The Jews that had been saved had a hard time changing their focus. All of their lives they had focused on the temple and the sacrifices and rituals that went on there. Now they had accepted Jesus Christ as their savior and they were having a hard time putting […]

August 4, 2015

8-2-15 Evening-Compromising Christian (Text Only)

I Kings 18:1-16 Compromising Christian INTRODUCTION: There is a great famine in the land that was brought on by God. Elijah, at the command of God has been staying by the brook, being fed by the ravens. When the brook dried up, God sent him to the widow woman to eat with her. As he […]

August 4, 2015

8-2-15 Morning-Better Promises (Text Only)

Hebrews 8:1-13 Better Promises INTRODUCTION: This book was written to saved Jews. These Jews were constantly tempted to put their trust in the Old Temple Law system again. The writer sums up all that he has said about Jesus Christ here. Jesus is a better high priest than those earthly high priests. He ministers in […]

July 7, 2015

7-5-15 Evening-God’s Sure Judgment (Text Only)

I Kings 14:1-20 (Read vs. 1-6 for context) God’s Sure Judgment INTRODUCTION: Jeraboam was the first king of the Northern Kingdom. God had chosen him, but he turned after idols to worship them and he led Israel to do the same. God is ready to judge him for that sin and his son becomes sick. […]

July 7, 2015

7-5-15 Morning-What is Real Freedom? (Text Only)

John 8:31-37 What is Real Freedom? INTRODUCTION: The United States of America is a free nation. That means that the people are not controlled by the government, but the government is controlled by the people. Our forefathers left England seeking religious freedom. They found it in a new world. Yet they were still servants to […]

July 7, 2015

6-28-15 Evening-The Facts About Disobedience (Text Only)

I Kings 13:11-32 (Read 11-17 for context) The Facts about Disobedience INTRODUCTION: The man of God that we talked about last week was a true man of God. He brought the message of God and was doing all he could to stay in the will of God as he did so. I admire this man […]

June 30, 2015

6-28-15 Morning-Moving on to Maturity (Same Sex Marriage Preface)(Text Only)

II Timothy 3:16-17 “16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: 17 That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.” God ordained and defined marriage Gen. 2:18-25 “18 And the LORD God said, It is […]

June 23, 2015

6-21-15 Evening-Marks of a Man of God (Text Only)

I Kings 13:1-10 Marks of a Man of God INTRODUCTION: At this time in the Northern Kingdom of Israel, Jeraboam had established idol worship. They had forsaken God. They had appointed priests to minister to the idols that would tell the people what they wanted to hear. There were many false prophets in the land […]

June 23, 2015

6-21-15 Morning-A Godly Man (Text Only)

Psalm 112:1-10 A Godly Man INTRODUCTION: We see all over TV what the world thinks a man should be. I have heard men described as idiots. The world views the man as a beer drinking, sports watching bafoon, that couldn’t find his way out of a paper bag without his wife. The world views men […]

June 23, 2015

6-14-15 Evening-What Worship Is Not (Text Only)

I Kings 12:25-33 What Worship is Not INTRODUCTION: Jeroboam was made the king of the Northern Kingdom of Israel by God. His first major act as king was to rebel against God and set up worship in a way that was not pleasing to God. His reason was that if the people worshiped in the […]

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