Rooted and Grounded, Eph 3:17

Rooted and Grounded Eph 3:17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Eph 3:17 says, “That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love…”  And then the thought continues into the next verse.  Today we are going to talk about being rooted and grounded.  We are...

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Flourish in the House of the Lord, Ps 92:13-14

This morning we learned that the righteous shall flourish as the palm tree. Tonight we will learn that we flourish in the house of the Lord. To flourish is to thrive, prosper, produce, and reach a height of development.  The palm tree is a perfect illustration of the righteous flourishing...

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Local Church Activities, Eph 3:21

Local Church Activities Eph. 3:21 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are three main local church activities in which every church should be involved.  And these three should be balanced.  Every true local church should glorify God, edify saints and evangelize sinners. Glorify God – Eph 3:20-21; Rom 15:6 This primarily...

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The Temple of God, 1 Ki 5:7

The Temple of God 1 Ki 5:7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Lord devotes much attention to the building of Solomon’s temple.  We can learn some interesting things by studying the temple of God. The temple – the temple is not the temple just because it was built to be a...

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Does the Church Go Through the Tribulation? Col 2:16-17

Does the Church Go Through the Tribulation Col. 2:16-17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There seems to be a lot of confusion about this question today, “Does the Church go through the Tribulation?”  The answer is, “No.”  The confusion stems from the failure to check all the doctrines that are affected if...

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Our Church Body, Eph 4:11-16

When we studied Local Church in Bible College there was an emphasis on the differences between the Local Church and the Body of Christ. Most notably, I remember learning that the Church is an organism and the Local Church is an organization. I have since come to believe that the...

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Church Planting, Acts 14:23

This sermon is about the pattern for church planting that we find in the Bible. The church began in Jerusalem, which you can clearly see in Acts 2:41-47. Following the stoning of Stephen and the havoc of Paul’s persecutions, the saints scattered abroad, Acts 8:1-4.  Many of them ended up...

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A Good Church

A Good Local Church CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO What should I look for in a good church?  To organize the answer to this question practically, we have divided the answer into several sub-questions that you can ask concerning any church you visit or attend.  These questions and answers are not intended...

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Pray for America, 1 Tim 2:1-3

Pray for America 1 Tim.2:1-3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We need to pray for America.  But how do we pray?  And what do we pray for? Pray for those in authority – 1 Tim 2:1-3 – a quiet [Acts 9:31], and peaceable life [Jer 29:7], in all godliness [1 Tim 6:5;...

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Is Israel the Church? Rom 2:28-29

Is Israel the Church? Rom. 2:28-29 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Is Israel the Church?  No.  Have you ever had anyone teach you or tell you that Israel is the Church?  The idea is that God began dealing with the Jews in Israel in the Old Testament, and continued dealing with them...

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