The Hand of God, Ecc 9:1-10

The verses in Ecc 9:1-10 read like thoughts that occurred through a long period of observation and meditation upon life down here under the sun and God’s involvement in these things.  We call this lesson The Hand of God, Life, Joy, and Diligence. A declaration concerning three things (v.1-3): The...

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Full Joy, Jn 16:23-24

Full Joy Jn. 16: 23-24 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO At times, we experience full joy in our salvation.  This lesson will discuss those times so that you can have full joy.  On a recent Wednesday night, I preached on abundant joy which we get by being saved, being filled with the...

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Doing the Will of God

This sermon is about doing the will of God.  As we follow Jesus, we use remember that he said, I come to do thy will, Heb 10:7, 9.  The will of God was so important to Jesus Christ that he found it even before he was a teenager and went...

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Rejoice Evermore, 1 Thes 5:16

Paul’s specific instruction to Christians in 1 Thes 5:16 is that we “Rejoice evermore.”  Now I, certainly, have not obeyed this command all the time and I’m pretty sure that you haven’t either.  One reason is that we haven’t been doing the things that cause Christians to rejoice.    There...

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Spirit Fruit Love Joy Peace, Gal 5:22

The fruit of the Spirit is a singular fruit.  Its various qualities are love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith meekness, temperance.  All of these manifest themselves in you in the same proportion. All of these are qualities of God’s character. God is love, 1 Jn 4:8.  Jesus said, “These...

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Watch Your Lips, Prov 17:7

Your lips are the gate keepers of your mouth.  They can either let bad and untoward things come forth from your mouth or they can be used to bring forth good and beneficial things.  Therefore, you need to watch your lips.  There are many different kinds of lips that we...

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A Pastor’s Greatest Joy, 3 Jn 4

What is a pastor’s greatest joy?  The pastor’s joy is found in: Preaching Christ – Phil 1:12-18.  The opportunity to preach Christ is a great joy regardless of the response or the reaction.  It is a privilege to be used of God to preach to others about his Son.  Seeing...

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Baby Steps, Acts 3:1-10

Baby Steps Acts 3:1-10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The scene is afternoon prayer outside the Temple in Jerusalem.  Laying there at the Beautiful gate is a lame man.  He’s been lame from his mother’s womb.  He reminds me of a lost man [lost because of his natural birth] hanging around church....

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Your Strength Ps 27:1-4

In several places in your Bible, you will find that something specific from the Lord is your strength.   The salvation of the Lord is your strength – Ps 27:1-4.  First and foremost, the Lord gives you his strength when you trust him to save you.  The devil will fight...

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The Path of Life, Ps 16:7-11

In Ps 16:11, David wrote, “Thou wilt shew me the path of life”.  Today, we are going to discuss this path. The Lord Will Shew You the Path of Life When You: Follow His Counsel, Ps 16:7.  David wrote, “I will bless the Lord, who hath given me counsel”.  David...

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