The Power of Obedience

Text: I Cor. 1 (23-24) “
But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness; 24 But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.” BR: I Cor. 1 (17-29) INTRO: In the bible, God has had people do some of the silliest things. Lifting rods to part seas Throwing a stick in the water to cause a lost axe head to swim to you Building []

Fight or Flight

TEXT: II Tim. 1 (7) “ For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” BR:  II Tim. 1 (6-14) I What is the “fight or flight response?” This fundamental physiologic response forms the foundation of modern day stress medicine. The “fight or flight response” is our body’s primitive, automatic, inborn response that prepares the body to “fight” or “flee” from perceived attack, harm or threat to our survival. II What []

Appetites

Text: Proverbs 27 (7) “The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.” BR: Numbers 21 4 And they journeyed from mount Hor by the way of the Red sea, to compass the land of Edom: and the soul of the people was much discouraged because of the way. 5 And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there []

I Peter Chapter 4

The Previous chapters speak much about Christian Suffering, and point us to Jesus as an example of the ultimate sufferer and the perfect Responder. Notice verses 15-19 as a summary of the thought here in this chapter. Sufferers in the flesh have ceased from sins. Define suffer There is a price for not sinning;  You will have to tolerate the hatred of others.  Jesus did it for us, (1) so we must ‘arm ourselves’ with the same mind. This chapter teaches us []

The Last Resort

Hi, This one is short, but I really enjoyed it purely because of the subject, God our refuge.  Hope you like it, MCK TEXT:  John 18 (2) BR:  John 18 (1- INTRO:  See Text: Jesus resorted to a garden with His disciples. A resort is a place that is a popular destination for vacations or recreation. Or a place which is frequented by many people for a particular purpose : a seaside resort | a health resort. The action of resorting to []

With friends like that…

Sorry on this one, formatting was lost and I don’t feel like reworking it.  I already preached it, so…8D Text: Dan. 3…and the fourth is like unto the Son of God! INTRO: Review of recent messages. Our God is STILL able to do anything we believe He can do, and the WORD of God is not bound, and the fires of adversity only burn away our bonds, leaving us free. We talked about how Daniel and the three Hebrew boys got into []