Behind the Music The Doxology, August 27, 2010

Behind the Music The Doxology

There is always a point where we are between believing God to answer your prayer and the time that the answer comes. Taking up the Yoke Matthew 11: 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Yoke means go to school, time… Continue reading Behind the Music The Doxology

Behind the Music Joy to the World, August 19, 2010

Behind the Music Joy to the World

Written by Isaac Watts as a celebration of the return of Christ, not the birth of Christ. It was written in response to the 98 Psalm Look at some of the lines of the hymn A. Joy to the world the Lord is come, let earth receive her king Psalm 98: 1, 2 Victory and righteousness in every nation. Obadiah… Continue reading Behind the Music Joy to the World

Kingdom Changing Prayer, July 29, 2010

Kingdom Changing Prayer

Looking at Daniel 1. There are reasons for not being a kingdom changer Daniel was a captive that was taken to Babylon There was a prophesy about these captives that they were taken because they were not spiritual Daniel was made a Eunuch Danger of living in the midst of Babylon and all it had to offer 2. Babylon will… Continue reading Kingdom Changing Prayer

Tale of Two Seeds, July 8, 2010

Tale of Two Seeds

Matthew 13: 24 – 30 Matthew 13: 36 – 43 1. The parable is explained to the disciples. Vs. 24, 37 the farmer is Jesus Christ. Vs 24, 38 the field is the world not the church. Vs 24 , 38 good seed represents those who belong to the kingdom Vs 25, 38 the weeds represent those who belong to… Continue reading Tale of Two Seeds

Zerubbabel Spirit, June 24, 2010

Zerubbabel Spirit

Israel has been destroyed because of their disobedience and they are captives in Babylon, after 70 years, God is calling them to leave, return to Israel and rebuild the temple of God. Glory means having a clearer picture of who God is 1. Zerubbabel was called to build a temple in the midst of a destroyed Jerusalem Philippians 1: 18… Continue reading Zerubbabel Spirit

Love Never Fails, June 3, 2010

Love Never Fails

1 Corinthians 13: 6, 7 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres Romans 13: 8 – 11 Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for he who loves his fellowman has fulfilled the law. 9 The commandments, “Do not commit… Continue reading Love Never Fails

Love Defined Anger, May 27, 2010

Love Defined Anger

1. Not all anger is sin Ephesians 4: 25, 26 So stop telling lies let us tell our neighbors the truth for we are all parts of the same body and don’t sin by letting anger control you We are not called to ignore all that is going on around us, yet we have to be careful how we confront… Continue reading Love Defined Anger

Love Defined Pride and Rude, May 20, 2010

Love Defined Pride and Rude

We are answering the question in Mark “What is the most important commandment?” Jesus answered. “Love the Lord your God with all your heart soul mind and strength, and love your neighbor as yourself.” 1 Corinthians 13 4b, 5a “Love is not…Proud or rude” Pride = a high or inordinate opinion of one’s own dignity, importance, merit, or superiority, displayed… Continue reading Love Defined Pride and Rude

Love Defined Jealousy and Bragging, May 13, 2010

Love Defined Jealousy and Bragging

1 Corinthians 13: 4 Love is not jealous or boastful Jealous means… Seethe or to boil Seeing deficiency Key Thought Envy will wound others, but it will kill the one whom it is manifesting itself through. James 4: 1 -3 Ecclesiastes 4: 4, 6 John Dawson called it a handful of nothing Roots of Jealousy 1. Distorted picture of who… Continue reading Love Defined Jealousy and Bragging

Living Near the Kingdom Kindness, April 29, 2010

Living Near the Kingdom Kindness

Long suffering is enduring what comes against us by putting anger far from us. Long suffering is a passive quality because it is withholding our anger, while kindness is the counter part. Key Point: Love is not love just because it suffers long. It is love because when it suffers, it answers with kindness. 1. Kind with our Words Matthew… Continue reading Living Near the Kingdom Kindness