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THE INVISIBLE WAR–WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SATAN, DEMONS & SPIRITUAL WAR

ROK-32b 210104AM PAUL taught that to magnify God we must divest ourselves of anything tied to Satan, demons, occultic activity, and magical black arts—RENOUNCE THE DARKNESS. 1. In Acts 19:17-20 we see the turning point. The power of darkness was broken. Satan’s house was divided. Christ triumphantly opened the door to great ministry through this […]

FTGC#19b INVITING GOD TO BE YOUR COACH–Proverbs SUMMARIZED–Man’s Way (LOSS) vs. God’s Way (BEST)

EBP-00a Do You Want To Start Personal Life Change Devotional Studies In The Book Of Proverbs 201001PM Short Clip Here are links to the 52 Greatest Chapters Bible Study Resources we are using:   1. The MacArthur Study Bible I use: https://amzn.to/33vqwsm 2. Grudem Systematic Theology: https://amzn.to/3y1M1iu 3. The Larger Moleskin Notebook I use: https://amzn.to/3biMwLh […]

ANCIENT HEBREW PROPHETS EXPLAIN THE END OF THE WORLD–God’s Word Gives Specific Details on The End

EBIs-05d We All Just Took A Big Step Towards The End – Beware Of The Coming Wrath Of God 201026PM Short Clip Isaiah 24:1–27:13 These 4 chapters give praise to God for His future victory over all enemies and the final deliverance of Israel in the Day of the Lord. The judgments in this chapter […]

FTGC#8a-WHY DID THE MAN WHO BROKE ALL 10 COMMANDMENTS–STILL GET ETERNAL REWARDS FROM GOD?

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FTGC-08b 101114PM Short Clip Here are links to the 52 Greatest Chapters Bible Study Resources we are using:   1. The MacArthur Study Bible I use: https://amzn.to/33vqwsm 2. Grudem Systematic Theology: https://amzn.to/3y1M1iu 3. The Larger Moleskin Notebook I use: https://amzn.to/3biMwLh 4. The Smaller Moleskin Notebook I use: https://amzn.to/33vTNmN   “As an Amazon Associate, I earn […]

LAUNCHING DIVINE WISDOM INTO YOUR LIFE TODAY–Proverbs Shows God Wants To Make Us Wise

EBP-01e How To Be Really Sure You’re Saved 201014PM Short Clip 1- Proverbs 1:7 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, But fools despise wisdom and instruction. 2- Paul revealed a wonderful truth about Christ. He said 1 Corinthians 1:30 It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who […]

WHAT WILL WE BE DOING IN HEAVEN–HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED? WE WON’T JUST SIT ON CLOUDS WITH HARPS!

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210305PM “What will we do in Heaven? Is it only bowing down around the Throne? Does the Bible explain other activities?”   God’s Word presents at least five distinct dimensions of Heaven:   Heaven as the place where everything that is GOOD & PERFECT (James 1:17) actually originates; that means all the amazing sensations of […]

IF CHRISTIANS ARE FORGIVEN–WHAT IS THE CHURCH DISCIPLINE OF SINNING BELIEVERS FOR?

121209PM Q&A-26 Short Clip What is Church Discipline? In Mt. 18:17, the church is to treat unrepentant believers like they are heathen & tax collectors (which means unwelcomed into the communion & worship services). Church History. Step 1: v. 15 Personal confrontation as often as needed v. 22   Step 2: v. 16 Take witnesses […]

TOTAL SURRENDER = PRESENTING YOUR PAST HURTS, PRESENT TROUBLES & FUTURE PLANS TO THE LORD

Short Clips DWM-10e 020512PM SACRIFICIAL: 2 Timothy 3:1-2 But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: 2 For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Romans 12:1-2 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your […]

James – A Servant of God

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ACL-01 970413AM JAMES: THE BIOGRAPHY OF A SERVANT OF GOD CHRIST‘S BROTHER AND THE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH’S FIRST PASTOR JAMES (59-1) This morning we are starting a new study. Open with me to the first book written in our New Testaments, the book of James. To best help us start this study I did a […]

A Biography Of James

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ACL-02 970427AM “THE CHURCH SCATTERED” JAMES 1:1 (59-3) What have you done in your life so far that will outlast your memory here on earth. In other words, if you are not George Washington, Lincoln, Napoleon or someone like that, what will remain beyond you? This morning I am going to invite you to be […]

Mary – Mother of James

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ACL-03 970511AM MARY-1 MARY, MOTHER OF JAMES (59-3): “HOW TO LOVE OUR MOMS” Chuck Swindoll is his classic book, You and Your Child1 writes these words, “She cooks, she cleans, she comforts, she corrects. She has six pairs of hands and eyes in the back of her head. Mother. For some, this word conjures up […]

I Have Christ

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ACL-12 970831AM JAMES: I Have Christ Our new perspective In 323 BC Alexander the Great was the wealthiest man on earth, humanly speaking. He had the treasures of Egypt’s fabled Pharaohs, the glorious gold of Babylon, all the immense riches of the plundering Assyrians and the vast horded jewels of Persia. He had it all. […]

Rich Poor & Poor Rich

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ACL-13 970907AM The Rich-Poor and The Poor-Rich JAMES 1:9-11 God describes four types of people living in our world: rich/poor, rich/rich, poor/rich and poor/poor. Jesus Christ was born in poverty. He was born in a lowly stable, to poor parents, overlooked by the world. Jesus was born in a borrowed manger, he grew up in […]

Rich Toward God

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ACL-14 970914AM JAMES-10 1.9-11 “EXTRAVAGANT GIVING IS RICH TOWARD GOD ” JAMES 1:9-11 This morning we are concluding our time considering the new way the Lord measures wealth. James tells us it is not outward but inward. It is not material but spiritual. It is not having but giving. Jesus pointed this out in one […]

Crown of Life

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ACL-15 970921AM Winning the Crown of Life JAMES 1:12 John Monsell’s hymn focuses on the virtue of true commitment: Fight the good fight with all thy might; Christ is thy strength, and Christ thy right. Lay hold on life, and it shall be Thy joy and crown eternally. Run the straight race through God’s good […]

Temptations

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ACL-16 970928AM How to overcome Temptations James 1:13 The book of James was a letter written 19 ½ centuries ago. It was from the heart of a pastor who knew his flock well. Pastor James knew the weaknesses we all face and explained how to turn them into opportunities for faithfulness. With the breath of […]

Look for God When Tempted

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ACL-17 971019AM Looking for God When Tempted James 1:13-15 The LA Olympics of 1984 were incredible. Los Angeles was over run with the world. Everywhere could be heard the languages of every corner of the globe. In the midst of all the excitement was the Torch. Looking for the Torch was a real passion for […]

Changeless God

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ACL-22 971123AM JAMES 1.17 59.18 OUR CHANGELESS GOD IN OUR CHANGING WORLD JAMES 1:17 James 1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. KJV James 1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from […]

The God You Can Trust

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ACL-23 971130AM JAMES 1.17 59-19 THE GOD YOU CAN TRUST JAMES 1:17 James introduces us to the God we can trust in James 1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning. NKJV Trusting God […]

Saved Forever

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ACL-24 971207AM JAMES 1.18 59-20 “SAVED BY GOD FOREVER” JAMES 1:18 James was a master of word pictures. In his pastoral letter to his beloved sheep he paints a picture of God’s love and our responses. He describes the morbid darkness of death that oozes from the unbridled lusts of fallen human flesh. Then from […]

Those Who Have and Have Not

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ACL-25 971214AM “THE HAVE’S AND THE HAVE NOTS” JAMES 1:18 Have you ever considered the confident assertion of the songs of Christmas? They declare the incredible gift of God’s grace in salvation. One of the greatest songs is Handel’s Messiah. Perhaps the biography of how we received this great song will stir our love for […]

Three Keys to Spiritual Maturity

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ACL-26 971221AM James 1.19-27 Anger “THREE KEYS TO SPIRITUAL MATURITY” JAMES 1:19-27 James this morning is exhorting us. He says, hearing of the Word must be followed by obedience; truly accepting God’s Word logically means doing it. This spiritual logic was given memorable illustration by Chuck Swindoll in his book Improving Your Serve1: Let’s pretend […]

Godly Impartiality

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ACL-27 971228AM JAMES2.1-13 GODLY IMPARTIALITY JAMES 2:1-13 During1 the fall of 1775, a man who appeared to be a typical American farmer attempted to book a room in Baltimore’s most fashionable hotel. Concerned about the hotel’s reputation, the manager refused to rent the room. The man left and took a room in another hotel. Later, […]

Vital Signs of Faith

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ACL-28 980111AM James 2.14-26 “SEVEN VITAL SIGNS OF LIVING FAITH” JAMES 2:14-26 This morning our passage in James is all about genuine, reliable, life changing and soul saving faith. Faith DISPLAYS itself in godly works is the thesis of this loving pastor’s letter. As he writes guided by the Holy Spirit his words are like […]

Blessing God

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ACL-29 980118AM IS YOUR LIFE BLESSING GOD? James 3:1-12 If James could reduce the purpose of his letter down to only two words, they would be “Spiritual maturity”. Personal spiritual growth among individuals is just about the greatest need in our church today. In our end of the 20th century, we are seeing too many […]

Living like Jesus

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ACL-30 980125AM “LIVING LIKE JESUS” James 3:13-18 I got a call this week about changing my long distance carrier. They said I had to confirm who would be my communications provider. In a very real and far more sobering way, this message is a call about your carrier of long distance. Who will be each […]

The Pride Problem

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ACL-31 980201AM “HOW TO CURE THE I PROBLEM ” James 4:1-12 God is in an all out war against PRIDE this morning. He wants to stamp it out in our lives this morning. Let’s let Him give us an exam this morning and help us cure our “I” problem today! The most glaring portrait of […]

Confident Living

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ACL-32 980222AM AUTHENTIC CHRISTIANITY SERIES HOW TO LIVE CONFIDENTLY JAMES 4:13-17 Authentic Christianity. That is the theme of this book we are studying. This morning look at the elements of a confident life. One that operates well in any conditions. James describes it in 4:13-17. 1. THE PURPOSE OF MY LIFE IS NOT TO GATHER […]

Rust Prevention

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ACL-33 980315AM JAMES-29 5.1-6 RUSTING RICHES AUTHENTIC CHRISTIANITY SERIES “HOW TO AVOID RUSTING OUR SOUL WITH A CORRODED LIFE” JAMES 5:1-6 Jesus often warned us about the longing for wealth. His brother James picked up that message and deeply speaks to our hearts about the way that the desire for wealth can “corrode” our souls, […]

Normal Christians

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ACL-34 980322AM JAMES 5.7-20 AUTHENTIC CHRISTIANITY SERIES “A NORMAL CHRISTIAN LIFE” JAMES 5:7-20 We need to be: v. 7-8a BELIEVING GOD’S PLAN ENOUGH TO BE A WAITING CHRISTIAN v. 8b-12 TRUSTING GOD’S WILL ENOUGH TO BE A LOOKING CHRISTIAN v. 13b SEEKING GOD’S PROMISES ENOUGH TO BE A SINGING CHRISTIAN v. 13a, 14-18 DESIRING GOD’S […]

The Scattered Church

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ACL-35 970427AM “THE  SCATTERED CHURCH” JAMES 1:1 (59-3) What have you done in your life so far that will outlast your memory here on earth. In other words if you are not George Washington, Lincoln, Napoleon or someone like that, what will remain beyond you? This morning I am going to invite you to be […]

The Tongue – Part 1

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ACL-38 900722AM THE TONGUE JAMES 3 Our tongue is an intriguing study of great contrasts. Think of that object resting in your mouth just now. To the Doctor it is a two ounce slab of mucous membrane containing a world of inter-related muscles and nerves. That is the interesting tongue. To our Body it is […]

The Tongue – Part 2

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ACL-39 900722PM Tongue-2 THE TONGUE PART 2 JAMES 3   Our Bible says a lot about all the wrong ways we can use our tongues. This list sums up the major ways God says – “Don’t use your tongues for”: wickedness, deceit, lying, perverseness, filthiness, corruption, bitterness, anger, craftiness, flattery, slander, backbiting, gossip, blaspheming, foolishness, […]

A Jet Tour Of The Majestic Life Of Christ & God’s Authentic Word

God’s Authentic Word Pt1 JET-06 150621PM Majesty HL-06 John 5:1-46 A Jet Tour of the Majestic Life of Christ & God’s Authentic Word – Part 6 Pool of Bethesda Christian pilgrims to Jerusalem in the centuries to follow would establish shrines at the presumed locations of almost every episode of Jesus’ activity in the holy city. […]

Spirit Filled Believers are Learning How to Friend God for Life

120805AM Choice-4 God’s Friend.docx Choices Every Spirit-Filled Believer should make Choice #4: Spirit-Filled Believers Are Learning How to Friend God for Life CHO-04 Genesis, John & James     Sometimes a person gets tagged, and that tag sticks with them through life. The same is true in the Bible, when God tags a person in […]

 
 
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