Jul 10, 2016
July 10, 2016: True Freedom
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                                                                         True Freedom
John 1:14 and 17 (NIV) – Jesus is full of truth.
We have been given all we need to know and live out truth.
John 14:6 (ESV)
John 16:13 (NLT)
John 17:17 (ESV)
Colossians 1:5 (NIV)
Why is it so important to know the truth?
John 8:31-32 (CEB)
John 8:36 (NKJV)
What We Are Freed from Through the Truth That Is Jesus.
#1: Condemnation – Romans 8:1 (NLT) 1 John 2:1 (ESV)
#2: Sin – Romans 6:18 (GWT)
#3: Death – Romans 8:2 (GNT)
#4: Corruption – Romans 8:20-21 (ESV) Matthew 12:8
#5: Judgment – Romans 5:16 (ESV)
John 8:44 (NIV) – Satan is a liar and the father of lies.
Living based on a lie leads to death.Jesus is truth.
Living based on the truth leads to life.
Deuteronomy 30:15 (NIV) – You choose!
  • Jul 10, 2016July 10, 2016: True Freedom
    Jul 10, 2016
    July 10, 2016: True Freedom
    Series: (All)
                                                                             True Freedom
    John 1:14 and 17 (NIV) – Jesus is full of truth.
    We have been given all we need to know and live out truth.
    John 14:6 (ESV)
    John 16:13 (NLT)
    John 17:17 (ESV)
    Colossians 1:5 (NIV)
    Why is it so important to know the truth?
    John 8:31-32 (CEB)
    John 8:36 (NKJV)
    What We Are Freed from Through the Truth That Is Jesus.
    #1: Condemnation – Romans 8:1 (NLT) 1 John 2:1 (ESV)
    #2: Sin – Romans 6:18 (GWT)
    #3: Death – Romans 8:2 (GNT)
    #4: Corruption – Romans 8:20-21 (ESV) Matthew 12:8
    #5: Judgment – Romans 5:16 (ESV)
    John 8:44 (NIV) – Satan is a liar and the father of lies.
    Living based on a lie leads to death.Jesus is truth.
    Living based on the truth leads to life.
    Deuteronomy 30:15 (NIV) – You choose!
  • Jul 3, 2016July 3, 2016: If My People Pray
    Jul 3, 2016
    July 3, 2016: If My People Pray
    Series: (All)

    If My People Pray?

    2 Chronicles 7:14 (ESV) If – This word indicates that there is a choice to be made. Principles Of Experiencing God in Our Lives
    #1: My People Called By My Name
    We belong to God 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 (GWT)
    #2: Will Humble Themselves
    1 Peter 5:6-7 (GNT)
    James 4:6 (NLT)
    #3: Pray
    1 Thessalonians 5:17 (NKJV)
    Constant Connection
    Constant Communication
    Seeing God as Father
    #4: Seek My Face
    Hebrews 11:6 (NLT)
    We are to seek God’s Presence
    #5: Turn From Their Wicked Ways
    Acts 3:19-20 (ESV)
    Sins Blotted Out
    Times of Refreshing
    New Experience with Jesus
    God Will:
    Hear from Heaven
    Forgive Their Sin
    Heal Their Land
    If- You choose
    All Choices Lead to results
    God Wants to Forgive and Heal
    What Do You Want for Yourself and Our Nation?
  • Jun 26, 2016June 26, 2016
    Jun 26, 2016
    June 26, 2016
    Series: (All)
    Who Am I? Learning Who I Am and Who God Is.  Deuteronomy 7:7-9 (CEB)  Who We Were Before Jesus: Ephesians 2:3 (GWT) 
    We were Sinners.
    Romans 3:23 (ESV)                                                                                                    
    Romans 6:23 (NIV) 
    We were Lost.
    Luke 19:10 (TM) 
    We were Separated.
    Colossians 1:21 (NLT) 
    We were Enemies.
    Colossians 1:21 (NLT) 
    Who Jesus Is: Matthew 16:16 (ESV) 
    Jesus is The Word Made Flesh.
    John 1:1 (Amp) 
    Jesus is The Well Pleased by the Father.
    Matthew 17:5 (ESV) 
    Jesus is The Way, The Truth, The Life.
    John 14:6 (NKJV) 
    Jesus is the Necessity.
    Luke 10:41-42 (CEB) 
    Jesus is The Infinite Treasure.
    Matthew 6:19-20 (CEV) 
    Jesus is The Answer.
    Colossians 3:3-4 (CEV) 
    Jesus is The Lamb of God.
    1 Peter 1:18-19 (NLT) 
    Who We Are After Surrendering Our Lives to Jesus: Ephesians 1:3-8 (ESV)                                                                                                             
    Blessed                                                                                                                        Chosen                                                                                                                      Adopted                                                                                                                 Accepted                                                                                                              
    Where you have been, where you were is not the issue. It is where you are right now in your relationship with Jesus that is the issue.     
  • Jun 19, 2016Father’s Day 2016
    Jun 19, 2016
    Father’s Day 2016
    Series: (All)
    Glorious Day: Living He Loved Me We experience many special days in our lives.
    Days that effect our eternity are Glorious Days.
    They are glorious because God is glorious.                                                                  
    Psalm 72:19 (NLT)                                                                                                         
    Psalm 11:3 (CEB)                                                                                                                                
    Psalm 145:5 (NIV)
    The Glorious Days of God
    Jesus’ Birth into the world                                                                       
    Luke 2:13-14 (GNT)                                                                                                   
    John 1:14 (NCV)                                                                                                      
    John 3:16 (ESV)                                                                                                       
    Living Jesus Loved me
    Jesus’ Death                                                                                                                     
    Matthew 27:51-54 (ESV)                                                                                                
    Dying Jesus Saved  me
    Jesus’ Burial                                                                                                               
    John 19:38-40 (CEV)                                                                                                
    Buried, Jesus carried my sins Far Away
    Jesus’ Resurrection                                                                                                
    Matthew 28:1-7 (ESV)                                                                                               
    Matthew 5:20 (NLT)                                                                                                         
    Rising, Jesus Justified  freely forever
    Jesus’ Second Coming
    Matthew 24:29-31 (NIV)
    Things are holy because God uses them.                                                                       
    Things are glorious because He makes them glorious.
    We have to humble and surrender.
  • Jun 12, 2016June 12, 2016 Sermon
    Jun 12, 2016
    June 12, 2016 Sermon
    Series: (All)
    The Well: Jesus as the Living Water  John 4:1-6 (ESV)  In John 4:7-26 Jesus has a conversation with a Samaritan woman.   What Jesus Does in His Conversation with the Woman 
    #1: He Breaks Down Barriers – John 4:7-9 (ESV)                                                         Social                                                                                                                          Ethnic                                                                                                                        Religious                                                                                                                 
    #2: He offered to Meet Her Needs – John 4:10 (ESV)                                                         
    She needed Love – Jesus offered True Worship – John 4:21-24 (ESV)                                     
    She needed Security – Jesus offered Truth – John 4:16-18 (ESV)                                               
    She needed Hope- Jesus offered Real Life – John 4:25-26 (ESV)                                           
    She needed Relationship – Jesus offered Peace - John 4:28-29 (ESV) 
    The Result of Jesus’ Conversation with the Woman: Lives were changed                              
    The Woman                                                                                                                    
    The Disciples                                                                                                               
    The Village  
    What does Jesus need to remove or change in your life?  Jesus can do it!   
  • Jun 5, 2016Jesus Friend of Sinners
    Jun 5, 2016
    Jesus Friend of Sinners
    Series: Crazy Love
    Jesus, Friends of Sinners Matthew 11:19 (NIV) – Jesus shows that He was a friend of sinners.                                 John 8:1-11 (ESV)                                                                                                         Luke 19:1-10 (ESV) Jesus was constantly condemned for being a friend of sinners. – Matthew 9:10-13 (NLT) What Does It Mean to be a friend of Sinners?
    • 1 Timothy 1:15 (CEB) – To Love them
    • Matthew 9:17-21 (NCV) – To speak the Truth in love to them
    • Luke 4:16-19 (NIV) – To Minister to them Matthew 14:19-20 (CEV) Act 20:35 (NKJV)
    • Luke 15:1-4 (NLT) – To Seek them out
    The Body of Christ                                                                                             1 Corinthians 12:27 (CEB)                                                                Ephesians 5:23 (NIV) What Jesus did we are to do.                                                                                    Jesus is a friend of sinners; we are to be a friend of sinners. Jesus invites you to enter a relationship with Him.                                                      That relationship will lead us to be like Him. Jesus loves you!  
  • Jun 1, 2016Memorial Stones
    Jun 1, 2016
    Memorial Stones
    Series: Crazy Love
    Memorial Stones: Remember Joshua 4:19-24 (ESV) Joshua tells the people to let future generations know:                                             How God dried up the Jordan River                                                                                                 All that God had done through their testimony A Testimony is a powerful thing:                                                                                             It brags on God and what He had done                                                                                 It encourages others to depend on God                                                                                  It influences the faith of others                                                                                      It moves our attention from the problems to God’s power We don’t as a nation have stones but we do have a flag. The Flag Reminds Us:
    • That God is Faithful – Deuteronomy 7:9 (CEB) – The Blue Strip Philippians 1:6 (NLT)                                                                                  
    God has been faithful to America.                                                                                                                   Has America been faithful to God?                                                                                        Are we teaching future generations to be faithful to Him?
    • That God is Powerful – Psalm 29:4 (NIV) – The Red Strip
    God has shown His power to America.                                                                              Is America depending on God’s power? – Psalm 20:7-8 (NIV) Romans 1:16 (ESV) – God’s power is most fully seen in His salvation
    • That God is Holy – Leviticus 11:44 (ESV) – The White Strip
    God’s holiness is seen in His:                                                                                                  Moral Uprightness                                                                                                Righteousness 1 Peter 1:15 (ESV) God has shown America His holiness.                                                                                                         Is America reflecting God’s holiness? Psalm 11:3 (NIV) – What can the righteousness do?                                                            Philippians 2:15 (GWT) – shine like stars Pray (individually & collectively)                                                                                    Be Bold in Speaking the Truth in Love                                                            Live Out the Faithfulness, Power, and Holiness of God It begins with us as God’s people believing God.                                                          It continues with us as God’s people living out that belief.                                                                             It involves our surrendering our lives to Jesus.
  • May 22, 2016The Crux of the Matter
    May 22, 2016
    The Crux of the Matter
    Series: Crazy Love
    The Crux of the Matter The Early Church: Acts 2:37 (NIV)                                                                                     ● Acts 2:38 – repentance and baptism                                                                           ● Acts 2:45 – sacrificing to meet the needs of others                                                              ● Acts 2:47 – sharing the gospel How the church today responds to the Word of God:                                             ● Amen                                                                                                                        ● Good Sermon, Pastor                                                                                   ● Great Book Philippians 2:12 (ESV) – work out your salvation How to Work Out Your Salvation
    • Living in Freedom – Galatians 5:1, & 13 (CEB) 1 Corinthians 12:4-7 (NIV)
    • Learning to Listen and Obey God – John 14:15 (NKJV) Proverbs 3:5 (GWT)
    • Learning to be Salt and Light in the World – Matthew 5:13-16 (NLT) Matthew 28:19
    • Letting God’s Spirit Control You – Ephesians 5:18 (NCV) Zechariah 4:6 (CEV)
    • Seeking Jesus in Every Circumstance of Life – Acts 8:4-5 & 26-27a (ESV) 1 Corinthians 9:16 (NLT)                                                                     1 Chronicles 16:11 (ESV)
    Acts 4:12 (Amp) – Have you surrendered your life to Jesus?                                     Are you in the process of working out your salvation?  
  • May 17, 2016Profile of the Obsessed
    May 17, 2016
    Profile of the Obsessed
    Series: Crazy Love
    Profile of the Obsessed Obsessed to have the mind excessively preoccupied with a single emotion or topic Those Who Are Obsessed in Jesus
    • Friends of All – live lives connected with the outcast Luke 6:33-36 Matthew 25:35-40
    • Crazy – more concerned with obeying God than doing what is expected or fulfilling the status quo – Matthew 8:18-22
    • Humble- know that the sin of pride is always a battle – James 4:6-10
    • Servers – don’t consider service to be a burden but a joy – Mark 10:43
    • Givers – known as givers not takers – Philippians 2:3
    • Sojourners – orient their lives around eternity Colossians 3:2             1 Peter 2:11
    • Engrossed – characterized by committed, settled, passionate love for Jesus – Mark 12:30
    • Unguarded – honest with God and don’t attempt the ugliness of their sin and failure – Psalm 51:3-4, 12’
    • Rooted – have an intimate relationship with Jesus – John 17:23
    • Dedicated – concerned with character more than comfort – Romans 5:3-5
    • Sacrificers – faithful to Jesus no matter the cost – Luke 6:22
    Jesus calls us to live radically with Him                                                           Luke 9:23                                                                                                                     Luke 14:26 People who are obsessed with Jesus want one thing – Jesus! It begins with yielding your life to Jesus.                                                                        It continues with yielding your life to Jesus.                                                                            It ends with yielding your life to Jesus.
  • May 3, 2016Serving Leftovers to God
    May 3, 2016
    Serving Leftovers to God
    Series: Crazy Love
    Serving Leftovers to God Genesis 4:3-5 (ESV) Cain’s Offering:                                                                                                            Some – what was just lying around                                                                     Offering – obligation Abel’s Sacrifice:                                                                                                          First Born & Fat Portions                                                                                                          Sacrifice – it really cost him something Cain was serving leftovers to God.                                                                           God didn’t accept it. What Leftovers Look Like
    Matthew 7:21-22 (NIV) – By substituting
    Religious Activity for Relationship Matthew 22:34-40 (NLT) – not about rules                                                         Luke 12:21 (NLT) – not about riches                                                                                 Romans 4:13 (NLT) – not about the law
    Revelation 3:17-18 (ESV) – By substituting dependence on
    Self for dependence on Jesus Depended on their resources                                                                       Jesus says they need His wealth, His white garments, His salve                                           Zechariah 3:3-4 (ESV) – remove the filthy self-righteousness & replace it with God’s righteousness
    Revelation 3:20 (ESV) – By substituting
    Effort for Intimacy
                                                                   John 8:31 (ESV) – abide in His word                                                                               John 15:4 (ESV) – abide in Him                                                                                                   John 15:9 (ESV) – abide in His love
    Matthew 23:25-28 (HCSB) – By substituting
    Surface Appearance for Heart Matters
                                                                                                                 We many times focus on the outward appearance
    God focuses on the heart – 1 Samuel 16:7 (CEB)                                                         Ephesians 6:6 (CEB) – not for outward appearance but from the heart Are you serving God leftovers?                                                                  Are you substituting religious activity for relationship?                                                  Are you substituting dependence on self for dependence on Jesus?                          Are you substituting effort for intimacy?                                                                      Are you substituting surface matters for heart matters? That can all change by surrendering your will to Jesus’ will.