Archive for the ‘Purity’ Category

God Wants All of Me: MY BODY (Romans 12:1)

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

God Wants ALL of ME:  My BODY (Romans 12:1)

Christianity is much more than just participating in external rituals like attending church services or giving money to God’s work. Though these practices are good, God clearly communicates that He wants ALL of you. He wants each believer to yield his or her body to God as worship to Him. This is the first of a four-part series on Romans 12.

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Timeline of Truth: Joshua Recommits the People to the Lord (Joshua 5:1-15)

Monday, March 12th, 2018

God reinforces the commitment of the people to Him and His commitment to Joshua. Israel has finally entered the promised land.  God commands Joshua to circumcise the men because they did not obey that command in the wilderness.  God then appears to Joshua and lets him know that He is with him.  As believers, we must choose to be obedient in all things at all times.

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Timeline of Truth #7: Do Not Commit Adultery (Ex 20:14)

Sunday, June 29th, 2014

The command not to commit adultery underscores all sexuality and sexual relationships. Since sexual intimacy is God’s gift limited to marriage, this is key to understanding our sexual behavior to anyone.

WHY a Husband Is to Love His Wife Marriage Matter (Ephesians 5:26)

Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Why is a husband to love his wife? For what end? To sanctify her by the ongoing application of the Word of God. The husband does not need to be a theologian or Biblical scholar. He just needs to bring the Word to life’s circumstances.

Our Future Resurrection Changes Our Now (1 Corinthians 15:50-58)

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

The resurrection changes our lives, our outlooks, our focuses. Life is completely different because of our future. Our study ends with the 3 commands in the passage: Be careful, be alert, and be holy.

What Does the “One Woman Man” Qualification Mean? (1 Timothy 3:2)

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Another of our teens participating in our pastoral apprentice program, Joshua Subra, presents 6 views of the phrase “one woman man,” the first qualification listed for bishops (pastors/elders) in the list of qualifications listed in 1 Timothy 3:1-7.  Josh’s study is followed by additional comments from Pastor Kevin.

Timeline of Truth – Joseph Serves God in Prison (Genesis 39:21-40:23)

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Wrongly accused, Joseph continues to serve God faithfully in prison.

What a Father Should Teach His Children (Part 1) – Proverbs

Monday, June 24th, 2013

The Book of Proverbs gives us great insight into what we are to be teaching our children. We don’t have to “fly blind” as fathers. God has given us instruction about instructing! This message addresses the first five topics to teach our children about:

  • Fear the Lord
  • Pursue True Wisdom
  • Honor Your Parents
  • Choose Good Companions
  • Seek Moral Purity

Lessons from a Mother to Her Child (Part 1 – Proverbs 31:1-5)

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Proverbs 31 is usually addressed to women. However, it is actually a recollection by a son of what his mother taught him when he was a child. What should a mother teach her child? This is not a complete list, but it certainly is an important list. In this sermon, we look at the first 3 of 6 topics taught to King Lemuel by his mother.

6 Scenes from Christmas: God Chooses a Mother for Jesus (Luke 1)

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

We often miss the significance of the coming of Jesus as a baby because we are caught up in just a few events. We miss the message because we ignore the details. The details of the angel visiting Mary from Luke 1 are profound and foundational!