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Behind The Scenes People

Behind The Scenes People

March 1, 2021

These people enter the story and then seem to disappear.  Or they quietly labor and only get a brief mention.  They are the behind the scenes people who make a big impact with minimal mention.  Some even got to share in the persecution and jailings!  

An Important Issue.  You will hear people say, that the government of the church is a relatively trivial matter, not something over which loving Christians should worry or argue.  

The Biblical Structure of a local body.  It is critical because of where culture is headed.  This body needs to be strong, able to withstand the ‘hurricane’ coming.  Listen in as we review and envision.

Is Christ Your Life?

Is Christ Your Life?

February 22, 2021

Are you just a sinner who has been forgiven?  Do you have 2 natures inside you—one bad, one good—constantly at war?  Do you feel you are constantly feeding that 'big dog' of sin?  We are no longer slaves!  The old man has been crucified. And Christ IS our life, not just IN our life.  Dig into this transforming truth.

The Proof of the King

The Proof of the King

February 8, 2021

Two More Attributes of Kingship: Power and Pardon. Jesus exhibited power over defilement, distance, disease, over the sea and the wind, over demons, over death, over blindness, over muteness.  A king can also withhold His power. 

He also exercised true deity in pardoning sinners. Likewise, You and I were once criminals.  Have you received His pardon?  Just gotta ask.  Are you happy that He has pardoned that prickly neighbor of yours?  I hope so.  Often not.

Jesus Came To Take Over

Jesus Came To Take Over

February 1, 2021

I’ve got news for you.  Jesus didn’t come to take political sides, He came to take over!

~Jesus isn’t part of a political platform. He isn’t an allowed activity by govt. Gov doesn’t give Him permission to be worshipped.  Jesus isn’t one of your civil rights!  He came to take over!

~He didn’t come to be ‘one of many ways’ to spiritual enlightenment.  He came to take over!

~Jesus didn’t come to be an activity on Sunday mornings for you.  He came to take over!

Discernment. Do you have it?

Discernment. Do you have it?

January 25, 2021

Discernment is a spiritual gift that is absolutely necessary for the church.  Somebody in each local church better have it.  All Believers can have an amount of spiritual discernment, some have it as a spiritual gift.  Listen in to find out what it is and who has it.

The Insurrection of Jesus

The Insurrection of Jesus

January 18, 2021

A tremendous amount of religious and political infrastructure has to be created before an insurrection happens.  Injustice must become so great that people just can’t stand for it anymore.  The established rule will feign offense while underhandedly working against justice.  They will pervert established law to create a means to their desired end.  There is nothing new under the sun.  

Let’s look at the historical ‘Make Jerusalem Great Again’ campaign.

Christians Are Smelly

Christians Are Smelly

January 10, 2021

We are tasked to speak in Christ and of Christ.  —Regardless of the social climate.  Christians are smelly and the people in the world are the smellers.  What are they smelling on us? Do you have a fragrance?  Yes!  You do. 

We are spritzers of Christ-fragrance. 2 Corinthians 2:14-17

Speak Your Faith to the Giants

Speak Your Faith to the Giants

January 5, 2021

Back in 1000 B.C., a scrawny young man came up to his nation's army hiding in fear of a loud-mouthed giant. They were frozen.

 

This young man decided this was young to be the day of action. He had character (1 Samuel 17).

 

The battle is the Lord's but He uses people. Someone had to speak. Throw the stone. The difference between "..one day I'm gonna.." and "...this is the day..." 

 

Speak your faith to the giants.

A Sign to be Opposed

A Sign to be Opposed

December 16, 2020

What? The Baby Jesus? Yes! Prophesied by Simeon who was searching and waiting on the Messiah to show up. Are you? 

 

The Spirit guided him to the temple at the very moment when the Virgin was about to present Him to the Lord.

Deliverance Foretold

Deliverance Foretold

December 7, 2020

The Hope of Christmas. Prophecies foretold of the Deliverer that would be born in a specific town, of a specific tribe, who would be eternally existent. These prophecies go beyond that event 2000 years ago to a time yet future. This week we look at the prophecy of Micah.

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