Sermons from September 2017

Sermons from September 2017

“Challenges of ‘Church'” – September 17, 2017 AM

Acts 20: 1-12 The challenge is church is about… Ministry that is draining (vv. 2-6) What are we tired of? Ministry is about… Activity Ambition What is he trying to do? Run faithfully the race that is before him Moments when you are drowsy (vv. 7-9) Bring in… Deep sleep Dead suddenly Motive of your devotion (vv. 10-12) Our connection Our conviction

The Book of Nehemiah – September 17, 2017 PM

You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me… John 5:39 ESV   And they said to me, “The remnant there in the province who had survived the exile is in great trouble and shame. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates are destroyed by fire.” Nehemiah 1:3 ESV Can see Nehemiah’s… Decision O Lord, let your ear be attentive to the prayer…

“The Return” – September 10, 2017 PM

You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me John 5:39 ESV The Pentateuch Genesis – Deuteronomy The Histories Joshua – Esther The Writings Job – Song of Solomon The Prophecies Isaiah – Malachi Ezra is about… The Return (chapters 1-2) Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled, the Lord…

“The Emotion of Religion” – September 10, 2017 AM

Acts 19: 21-41 Notice… The cause (vv. 23-27) They were losing their… Profits Power The crowd (vv. 28-34) Notice the… Foolishness of the crowd Now some cried out one thing, some another, for the assembly was in confusion, and most of them did not know why they had come together. Acts 19:32 ESV Force of the crowd The Christians (vv. 35-41) Notice the… Clear mission The Great Commission Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the…

“Work at His Word” – September 3, 2017 PM

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like…

“Be Faithful” – September 3, 2017 AM

Do not quench the Spirit. Do not despise prophecies, but test everything; hold fast what is good. Abstain from every form of evil. 1 Thessalonians 5:19‭-‬22 ESV Be Faithful… To encourage (vv. 19-20) There is… A caution (19) “Do not quench the Spirit.” “For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat.  For we hear that some among you walk in idleness, not busy at…