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Sermons

Sleep Like a Baby: Resting in the Lord While Oppositions and Trials Abound

Psalm 4 4 Aspects of the Psalm Articulated to Help Us Rest in the Lord.         1.  Blessed Desperation – Vs. 1.        .         A desperation tempered by years of experiential knowledge.        .         A real hope based on  of God’s previous action, not a false hope – 1 Kings…

The Beatitudes: The Meaning Of True Happiness

Matthew 5:3-12 Blessed – A state of being approved of by God1 Timothy 1:11, 6:15 Being ‘blessed’ is a common theme throughout the Bible.         Psalm 1, Numbers 6:24-26, 1 Peter 3:14, 4:14; Revelation 1:3Being blessed is not the same as being ‘happy’ – Ephesians 4:22 (Lusts of deceit) Implications:1.  The Beatitudes Are True of All Believers.  .     …

The Sermon On The Mount: A Discourse In True Discipleship

Matthew 5-7 The first of 5 discourses A.  Matthew 5-7: A Discourse In True Discipleship B.  Matthew 10:  The Commissioning and Sending of the Disciples C.  Matthew 13:  The Parables of the Kingdom D.  Matthew 18:  What Life Under the King Looks Like E.  Matthew 24:  The Olivet Discourse The Sermon on the Mount 1.  Its Historicity .       A.  Traditions…

Are We Really All Farmers?

Galatians 6:7-10 Galatians is: Justification By Faith Alone .        Defended Personally – Chp. 1-2.        Defended Theologically – Chp. 3-4.        Defended Practically – Chp. 5-6 Imperatives1.  Do Not Be Deceived – Vs. 7-8.        A.  Imperative – Do Not Be Deceived .                    Matthew 24:25-26, 2…

The First Disciples

Matthew 4:18-22 Soulwinning is at the center of God’s heart – Proverbs 11:30 1.  God Accomplishes His Will Through Frail Human Vessels .           Acts 4:13, 1 Corinthians 1:18-21, 4:9-13; 2 Corinthians 4:7 2.  Discipleship Demands Total Commitment .           John 8:12, 10:27 .        In contrast – Matthew 8:19-22; 16:24-25 .     …

Session 5 – Perseverance of the Saints

The concept of Perseverance is found throughout the Bible .       Psalm 37:28, 1 Corinthians 1:8, Philippians 1:6, 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24, Jude 24 1.  Can The Work Of God in a Believer’s Life be Undone So That He Can Be Lost?    NO!! .      .    4 Reasons Why a Believer Will Never Fall Away .      . …

Session 4 – Irresistible Grace

God’s Work In Salvation  1.  Semantics – The Meanings of Words.       Total Depravity.               Is man as bad as they can be?.               Is man as bad off as they can be?.               Is there Free Will?.       Unconditional Election.         …

Session 2 – Unconditional Election

Who Chose Whom? There are three answers:–       Man freely chose God–       God chose those He sees who will have faith.     These two options gives man freedom of choice.  They are attempting to protect God from the.    .     accusation that He is unfair.–       God sovereignly chooses who He will save   Is not specifically…

Session 3 – Limited Atonement

What does ‘limited’ mean?  The sins that Christ atoned for are actually and fully atoned for and those people are actually and fully saved.1.  Objections to Limited Atonement.        It’s not fair!!  Christ died for all – 2 Peter 3:9, 1 John 2:2, John 11:51, 17:9, 12:19.              “The fact that man has rendered himself…

Session 1 – Total Depravity

Ephesians 2:1-3 How Bad Can Our Condition Really Be?–     Unresponsive in Your Depravity – Vs 1–          Dead – No spiritual life: Genesis 2:16-17, Romans 3:10-12, Colossians 2:13, Luke 15:24–     Unconcerned About Your Depravity – Vs. 2–    –     James 4:4, 1 John 2:15–     Unrestrained In Your Depravity – Vs. 3A&B–    –     The only…

The Temptation of Jesus – Part 2

Matthew 4:1-11Last Week – The Edenic Rerun1.  The Personal Temptation – Vs. 2-4 This Week2.  The National Temptation – Vs. 5-9.        Deuteronomy 6:16, Exodus 17:1-73.  The Universal Temptation – Vs. 8-10.        Deuteronomy 6:13, John 12:31, 2 Corinthians 4:4, Ephesians 2:2, 1 John 5:19.      How is this a temptation?  Satan will give it NOW.   …