Our Pledge to the Lamb

030525PM LS Pledge to Lamb COMMUNION: OUR PLEDGE TO THE LAMB COM-03   EBG-08  SPC-09 This evening the song we heard the ensemble sing is a reminder of Christ’s call to those first disciples. The Pledge of Allegiance they made reflects how we are to operate as Christ’s followers today. Jesus calls men and women, boys […]

What is Grace-Energized Submission?

GEW-20 EBG-49 070909AM   Jesus reduced life to one simple goal—seeking God’s rule over each day of my life. Do you remember Christ’s simple yet powerful words? Please open there with me:   Matthew 6:33 “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you. NKJV   Ever since the Garden of Eden, […]

When Christ is Magnified and Believers Consecrated – God’s Word Prevails

EBG-43 GEW-14 070805AM   What Does a Grace-Energized Church Look Like?   A grace-energized church is where believers are empowered by God to magnify Christ, when God’s Word is prevailing in and through their lives, and they are willing to consecrate their lives and rid themselves of anything that hinders or displeases God.   As you open in […]

Grace-Energized Living is the Titus Two Model for All Women

070722AM EBG-40   GEW-11 Titus Two Women-11 Children Loved by Grace-Energized Mothers .doc Grace-energized Living: The Titus Two Model Titus 2:4   We have gathered as Christ’s church this morning, but the church that met as Christ’s church nearly 2,000 years ago in New Testament times was a much simpler, informal gathering. There were no “church […]

Bitterness Hinders Grace-Energized Wives & Mothers

GEW-08 EBG-37 Titus Two Women-08 Bitterness Hinders Grace-Energized Wives and Mothers .doc Bitterness Hinders Grace-Energized Wives and Mothers Titus 2:4 070624AM   God’s high calling for grace-energized women is to love their husbands and children. To most of us mature 21st century believers that may sound wonderful. To them it must have sounded impossible. The Cretans of Paul’s […]

Becoming A Grace-Energized Mother

GEW-05 EBG-34 Titus Two Women-05 Mothers Energized by Grace .doc Mothers Energized by Grace Love Their Children Titus 2:4 070610AM   Ministry in Christ’s church was never easy, even from the start. As we open Paul’s letter to Pastor Titus, missionary church-planter to Crete—we look at the description of the cultural background of the congregation Titus served […]

Grace Energized Women – Teach and Model Godliness

GEW-03 EBG-32 Titus Two Women-03 Teaching Good. Life Models .doc Women Energized by Grace-03 Teaching Good and Life Models Titus 2:1-13 070520AM   When the Gospel of the life-changing grace of Jesus Christ entered the Roman world of the New Testament, the condition of family life was very bleak. Paganism had all but erased the […]

Grace-Energized Women Guard their Tongues and Appetites

GEW-02 EBG-31 070513PM Christ’s church was born into a sin-warped, sin-darkened world of mixed-up marriages, sin-scarred lives, and confused families. But men and women who were gloriously saved did not automatically become great wives and mothers, or husbands and fathers. When they came to Christ and were forgiven, God graciously gave them everything they needed […]

Persecution, Affliction, and Supplication

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EBG-53 071111AM Every day there are more voices around Christ’s Throne in Heaven, more saints who kneel raising the fragrant worship of praise to God, and more redeemed lives who bless the Name of their Redeemer. Because   Worshippers Increase Daily In Heaven     One of the avenues of enlarging the worshippers of Heaven […]

The Complete Woman – A 21st Century Woman of Grace

EBG-51 GEW-22 070930AM Things completed, give such a great feeling: a completed assignment so our work is done; a completely balanced diet so we are healthy; all our requirements completed,  so the pressures are off…all of those feel so good.   The Joy of Completion   The dictionary defines this word so well: com·plete adj., = […]

Peter – Do You Love Me

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070304AM EBG-27  GNB-06 Peter–Do You Love Me? .doc The Gospel of the New Beginning Peter’s Life of New Beginnings John 21   Peter—Do You Love Me? Lessons in Loving Jesus… “Peter, Do you love Me?” Have you ever answered the question Jesus asked three times to Peter? It was directed to Peter that morning two […]

The Lesson Peter Never Forgot

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070218AM EBG-26    GNB-05 Peter’s Life of New Beginnings.The Lesson Peter NEVER Forgot .doc The Gospel of the New Beginning Peter’s Life of New Beginnings John 21   The Lesson Peter Never Forgot Peter reached the bottom and came to his darkest hour. Alone and unprepared for temptation, he forgot Christ’s warning and plunged into […]

Lessons Peter Forgot That We Must Never Forget

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EBG-24 070211AM  Peter who fell into temptation and in fear for his own well being denied the Lord of Glory, Jesus Christ his Savior—was so completely restored and given a new beginning, that he stood up in front of thousands of people (many of them witnesses of his own denial and fall) and charged them with […]

Fruitfulness Explained – Abiding Sanctified

EBG-19  GHS-20   NR6-23   NR7-42   WWJ-63 040912AM We need to do a self-checkup of our spiritual health. Are you distant these days from God? Can you hardly remember the last time your life was fruitful? Do you feel far from joy and peace, victory and blessing? Do you hope that no one gets too close and […]

Have the Greatest Power by Word-Filled Prayer

EBG-17  SPC-65 070421AM Servants of God: Last for Ever Servants of God: Live for Others Servants of God: Look like Christ What was Christ’s Final Action on Earth New Testament Ministry of Blessing Others In the New Testament a “blessing” we offer to a loved one is basically a prayer of encouragement for them. 2127 eulogeo is a verb used 44 times […]

Thanks to God

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EBG-16  SPC-56 981122AM  American History chronicles numerous events called the “first” Thanksgiving. Perhaps the earliest recorded Thanksgiving celebration occurred 57 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth in 1621. The first American Thanksgiving was at a small colony of French Huguenots[1] who established a settlement near present-day Jacksonville, Florida. On June 30, 1564, their leader, Rene de Laudonniere, […]

Clothe Yourself With Christ

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EBG-11 040822AM “As obedient children, not conforming yourselves to the former lusts, [as] in your ignorance; but as He who called you [is] holy, you also be holy in all [your] conduct, because it is written, ‘Be holy, for I am holy.’ . . . Beloved, I beg [you] as sojourners and pilgrims, abstain from […]

Fruitfulness Explained – Abiding Crucified

EBG-10   GHS-19   NR6-22   NR7-41   WWJ-62 040829AM This morning the key to all you and I will ever be is summed up by two words “in Christ”. Our identification with Him in His work on the Cross brought us salvation. Our continuing with Him brings everlasting rewards. When we were saved we became born again what? […]

Be the Greatest Person by Being the Greatest Servant

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EBG-09 070420AM Level One—Come! Level Two—Come! Look over Living Hope chapters 15-17. Begin thinking about writing a blessing for each member of your family (this is a special and powerful part of our weekend when all families will take ten minutes to gather and mom & dad will read a short blessing of how they see and pray […]

The Power of Our Shared Life

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060806AM EBG-06  OSL-24 THE POWER OF OUR SHARED LIFE Acts 5:20 We have gathered today to celebrate the power of endless life that we have as members of Christ. Life, endless life, abundant life, Christ’s life lived out in and through us is what we celebrate this morning. Please open with me to Acts 5:20 […]

What Do We Lose When We FAKE IT By JUST Playing Church

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EBG-05  OSL-25 061001AM For a moment think of Jesus with me–Jesus founded His Church, purchased His Church, and now ever lives for His Church. Jesus is all about the Church. And what is Christ’s complete focus at present? He is building His Church. So Christ’s priority, Christ’s focus, Christ’s activities are all centered upon the Church. That is where the action is. […]

Salvation – Redemption

EBG-03  GOS-04 070204AM As we open to Revelation 5, we are seeing ourselves in the future. And what is it we are doing when God lets us see ourselves? Singing praises to our Redeemer! There are few times that God’s Word allows us to actually see what we will be doing in Heaven, and they always […]

Salvation – Regeneration

EBG-02   GOS-03  GCM-37 070107PM We are continuing to look at our connection to Christ in salvation, the only gift everyone really needs. We have seen that the gift of salvation has seven key elements; and have examined forgiveness and justification. We have come to regeneration. Regeneration is a word that is much wider than the Bible […]

 
 
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