com is a leading resource that provides tools and ideas for pastors and church leaders to help them lead well. Again God is talking about standing in his counsel, which is the key element required to make sound judgements and be successful. "Stand" is a key word in this section. All material by David Legge is copyrighted. ANCHOR TWO - Vs. It shows 3 things we must do when God is silent. Series Intro: We have met here tonight because we believe the Bible. n He studied the Word of God. In verse 27, the wicked rulers in Jerusalem, who did not. That leads me to ask to crucial questions:. The scriptures we have covered today and many others contain all kinds of meaning we need to meditate on and apply. This isn't a particular piece of armor but kind of holds all our armor together. Standing Strong in Jesus. It never changes. I began to say to Jesus, "Speak the word only. "Not my will, but Thine be done!" he prayed. The thought will come out more fully and definitely as we come to see how the faithfulness of God is manifested. In particular, the charismatic movement, into which sinners are prone to fall, claim that speaking in tongues is the evidence that proves one’s receiving of the Holy Spirit, of becoming God’s child, and of salvation. Now, I am certainly not defending sloppy singing, sorry sermons, or shabby services, but when it comes to this thing called worship, if we are thinking more about me, myself, and I than we are about God, we have gotten the cart before the horse, and things will never be what they ought to be until we change that. Luther said with resounding forcefulness in 1545, the year before he died, "Let the man who would hear God speak, read Holy Scripture. We believe that authenticity is the key to being an effective part of the body of Christ. I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in His word do I. This is what it means to stand on the promises of God. We understand that all Scripture is “breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work” (2 Tim. Simply believing in God is no good to us. “I stand alone on the Word of God” not being propped up or founded on anything else, especially human wisdom. "Standing on the Word of God" - TSM Chapel Sermon - Sep. Opening Hymn Closing Hymn. January 2001 www. The Feast of Tabernacles which we will soon celebrate pictures the Kingdom of God when His resurrected Saints will be the Sons of God. We need to be “doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves. John 1:1-3. Luke 5:1 says that He was teaching the word of God as He stood by the Lake of Gennesaret. (NIV) Praise begins with the Word of God. Time goes by fast, but God is faithful. Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. ” (Romans 10:14, 17). Of course, this broad, general statement occurs in a discussion on God’s work in salvation and does not deal directly with church practice. In Psalm 1, God introduces us to a real man. We must get to know Scripture to watch out for false teachers to stand firm in the word of God. The traditional pulpit is raised well above the surrounding floor for audibility and visibility, accessed by steps, with sides coming to about waist height. Standing firm "in the Lord," as Paul has already said in 1:27, entails us "standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel. This morning we look at a parable of Jesus which gives us insight into how we can keep standing in the storms of life. Hold on when you can’t see the end of trouble, hold on when you cannot hear God’s small voice and hold on when you do not feel like God is there at all. com is a leading resource that provides tools and ideas for pastors and church leaders to help them lead well. Enter into the joy of your Master. ” Some churches today follow this tradition and teach that we should stand when the Word of God is read. The word, EL, interestingly enough, in the Old Testament refers to the pagan gods of Baal. "-Brown, Clinard,and Northcut, Steps to the Sermon "It has been discovered that people remember illustrations in a sermon longer than they doany other of its elements. The Word of God tells us how to live so that we will hear, "Well done, good and faithful servant. The Lord was saying to them, "The first matter you must deal with is your fear! I will fight for you. Standing firm isn't always easy, especially in such challenging times, but the people of God are to be salt and light in every nation on earth. The confidence in God’s word is so powerful, unshakeable and rock solid. On one occasion, while Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret with the crowd pressing in on Him to hear the word of God, Sermons The Moody and Sankey Humbug. creation that begins the biblical saga in Genesis chapter 1. SPEAK the Word , and expect its infinite power to bring forth astounding results. Foreclosures on homes are at an all-time high. The series of messages this week are surrounding or concerning the theme "The Deity of Our Lord Jesus Christ"; the witness of John, the sainted apostle, to Jesus our Lord. Elijah said: Thus saith the Lord. 1 It means the revelation of God, the "logos," was with God and was God. God’s Word is sufficient. Pastor Edwin D Love preaching. And we can find the kind of preaching we need by turning to the Bible and considering the precepts and the examples given by the Word of God for preaching. In her hand was an open safety pin, rusty, and sharp as a needle. 2 Cor 5:7 For we walk by faith, not by sight. In a world which tells us that there is no absolute truth,. The JesusWalk Bible Study Series is designed to engage serious followers in interactive Bible study in a way which changes their lives. Egypt did this by trying to keep the people of Israel from the land. The world disguises lies as truth, but God's Word will stand and expose it for what it is. Jesus was able to endure the persecutions, temptations and testing because he knew who he was, who had called him, his purpose, and he stand on the Word of God. Jesus was able to endure the persecutions, temptations and testing because he knew who he was, who had called him, his purpose, and he stand on the Word of God. Paul McCreery Stand Still That I May Shew. Your word is truth. The purpose?. Our understanding of God’s word must bleed over into application. , 930 Mason Street, Memphis, TN 38126. THE BIBLE – “The Bible is the Word of God” 2 1. All things may fall apart but His Word shall stand forever! This is the reason why we should stand firm in Christ - because there is nothing else to stand upon at this point if you really understand the truth!. Series Intro: We have met here tonight because we believe the Bible. ” Associated Press religion coverage receives support from the Lilly Endowment through the Religion News Foundation. He was convinced that study of the Word was essential to saving himself (1 Timothy 4:16). Standing on the promises that cannot fail, when the howling storms of doubt and fear assail, by the living Word of God I shall prevail, standing on the promises of God. Spiritual discourses are not ends in themselves. Isaiah 46:10,11 Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure: …. They must hear the word and believe in it. The Word a Sword. If John had fallen down every time he prayed he never could have written the book of Revelation. It is always relatable to the current generation. He warns Joshua to follow the Word, not the world; even when the voices of the world are many … the majority does not always speak for God, God alone is the final authority !. The word, God, comes from the word, EL. God is unchangeable. He was convinced that study of the Word was essential to saving himself (1 Timothy 4:16). "I believe God. This book of Ephesians is one of the most finely crafted books of the New Testament, and has been called the "Queen of the Epistles. The word of God is our sustenance. An unchanging God in a changing world (sermon by John Edmondstone) Posted by nswchs ⋅ September 6, 2011 ⋅ Leave a comment We don't know everything Adam said to Eve as they left the Garden of Eden but one thing he might have said was "My dear, the world is changing. The Devil in the Church. " I sense that many Christians are defeated in their Christian lives because they are notseriously engaged in the warfare to which we. Isaiah 28:10-13 and our Preaching Practice. God does not bypass our minds when it comes to His will for us. The Firm Foundation of God. The Feast of Tabernacles which we will soon celebrate pictures the Kingdom of God when His resurrected Saints will be the Sons of God. He was given a mandate by God to set the captives free through the preaching and teaching of the word of faith. “Word of God!!!” By Bob Heirtzler. There are key insights shared that we hope will help facilitate our positioning to be used by God in the fullness of His desire for us. Psalm 1: 1 - 3 " Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly nor stands in the paths of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful, but his delight is in the law of the Lord and in His law and his Word he meditates day and. We become partakers of the divine nature when we experience this new birth by the power of the Word and the enabling of the Spirit. We fight a clever adversary and must be prepared with the full armor of God to stand firm against Him. 7 For it is right for me to think this. pdf), Text File (. ” 4 Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God. They can even take the form of a command, as when Jacob says to the angel of the Lord, "I will not let thee go, except thou bless me" ( Genesis 32:26 And he said, Let. We have been sent unto the world to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ as He is revealed by God through the Holy Spirit in His inspired and preserved Word of God, the Bible. com is a leading resource that provides tools and ideas for pastors and church leaders to help them lead well. Series: N/A. God's word is unchangeable too. Genesis 6:1-8. ” That’s what faith is – acting on God’s Word. Type: Sermon. It includes standing on God s Word when every visible indication seems to prove that Satan is succeeding and that your prayer warfare is hopeless. Hearing the Word of God "When the Sacred Scriptures are read in the Church, God himself speaks to his people, and Christ, present in his word, proclaims the Gospel" (GIRM, no. This article gives the steps on how to use it for your maximum benefit. Every word that proceeds from the mouth of the Lord strikes down the devil and is the word by which you will live. Holiness preaching for a modern world. " Essentially, this means that we rely on what the Spirit of God has given to us for our edification in His Word, exhorting one another to do the same. " Here alone, in the pages of the Bible, God speaks with final authority. Spiritual Gifts- Enablement for the Will of God (8) Daniel Scarbrough Individual Sermons (6) The Reformation- Standing on the Word of God (8) How to Develop and Sustain a Meaningful and Effective Prayer Life (4) The Importance of Proper Worship (1) Thomas Gardner Individual Sermons (10) Advent 2017- The Songs of Luke's Gospel (4). Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. I gain knowledge of God’s Word. Also, the word "resist" (6:13) comes from a Greek compound word from the root, "to stand," meaning literally to stand against. That word is GRACE! I believe that grace is the love of God that is given to undeserving persons. But God has given us a way to help people leave Satan’s side, and join our side. Nehemiah tells us the people of God all stood as Ezra opened the Word of God to them (Neh. 16 "When you have. 15, 2006) *Last Sunday we talked about the power of a tornado, and I told you that an F5 tornado can have winds of over 300…. We need to be “doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves. The devil’s tactic was to try to tempt the King of Kings and Lord of Lords in the wilderness, and the same is true with you and with me. And so I embarked this week upon a study of the word power; specifically the word 'power' as it is spoken of in the New Testament about God. A Farewell Sermon. Praise welcomes the presence of God Psalm 22: 3 “But You are holy, who inhabit the praises of Israel. Paul uses the word contending to describe the struggle they are having. When they think the Lord has spoken, help them search the Scriptures to see if what they discerned is consistent with God's Word. How has God been speaking to you through His Word in the past year? In Encore 2010, we’re highlighting some of the most requested messages from the past 12 months. Here pastors, Bible students, and other ministers of God's Word can find preaching ideas that you're welcome to adapt for use in your own ministries. Jesus was able to endure the persecutions, temptations and testing because he knew who he was, who had called him, his purpose, and he stand on the Word of God. What are the characteristics of God’s people?. Standing firm isn't always easy, especially in such challenging times, but the people of God are to be salt and light in every nation on earth. Sermon Ephesians 6:10-20 The Armor of God. The oldest books of the Bible were written some 1500 years before Christ, or some 3500 years ago. While you were preaching, I could feel it there in my stomach. The Word of God teaches us, and the Confessions teach us (and especially the Belgic Confession makes that very plain), that we have a calling as God’s people to confess our faith and to be members of the church that is most faithful to the Word of God. January 2001 www. In verse 27, the wicked rulers in Jerusalem, who did not. " Here it means, "to lay hold of so as to make one's own, win, attain. 5th, 2012 1. Service: Sun AM. The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. " The Word of God will be of little benefit to you unless you exercise faith in it. 32:9 -”Then Jacob prayed, ‘O God of my father Abraham, God of my father Isaac, O Lord, who said to me, ‘Go back to your country you’re your relatives, and I will make you prosper. It was God who brought to Israel from David's offspring, according to His promise, a Savior in the person of Jesus. Standing, standing, I’m standing on the promises of God. https://www. SERMON NOTES | SN110508 intouch. When you have a history with God you don't get discouraged by every difficulty. That leads me to ask to crucial questions:. Despair whispers, "Lie down and die; give it all up. Some are in this room. The statement about “precept upon precept, line upon line” is first of all a mocking statement by drunkards about the teaching of Isaiah, and then becomes a mocking statement by God as He turns their words back upon them. -- that tells us, first, that Daniel spent time with the Lord in His word -- God speaks to us in various ways, but the primary way that He speaks to us is through His word -- if we are not spending time with God in His word, then we are not going to be hearing from Him on a regular basis -- we need to make it point to spend time in the Bible. We need to be “doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves. The peace which passeth all under- standing which is in the heart of the believer. Here is how God answered Israel, when they faced their crisis: "Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the Lordthe Lord shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace" (verses 13-14). In our preaching, that is what should always be happening. Therefore we must pay careful attention to what the Lord. (b) How have you witnessed the power of God's Word in your ministry? 10 Many have found that using God's Word in the ministry can have a profound impact on those to whom they preach. Be a teacher - Ill. The Acts of the Apostles is an exciting narrative and may be enjoyably read in one sitting. By Craig Bluemel. "Finally, my brethren" - With these words Paul begins to draw his epistle to a close, an epistle in which he has beautifully described: a. Get updates on the latest sermons. They always want to know what it is that makes things tick. This sermon was delivered at the Ulster West Gideon's Friends Meeting in Knockconny Baptist Church in Northern Ireland, by David Legge. Here is the principle that we find from God’s word that a wise man builds his house on the rock by hearing God’s word and by putting it into practice. 5th, 2012 1. This site, as you can see, is dedicated to the deep and ongoing study of the Bible, the Word of God. god didn't let him down god gave us his son god is able god is god god kept his promise god knows all about me god likes to work god made a man god made it god on the mountain god rides on wings of love god saves old sinners god sent an angel god still answers prayer god takes good care of me god took away my yesterdays god walks the dark hills. 22), they go forth according to their own thoughts. Look at verse 5 of chapter 3, Trust in the Lord with all your heartref. Preacher Power of God’s Word. For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. God’s Word is sufficient. Pastors who don't pray and seek God's face. They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of pieces that were left over. How exactly do I act on God's word of faith? Acting on the Lord's words is a proof of your faith in God and it always delivers. This how to abide in the presence of God, by abiding in worship. Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. Mike Cleveland was preaching and here is the sermon. The point of the most fearful temptation is WHEN MEN ARE TEMPTED TO SACRIFICE THE INTERESTS OF THE HIGHER LIFE TO THE CLAIMS OF THE LOWER. You Christian Weston Chandler is under arrest for. “Be still, and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10). Introduction. THE MESSAGE. Someone once asked Raymond T. - so you’ve got the king of Judah on the one hand, despising and rejecting God’s Word, and this young teenager Daniel, loving and obeying God’s Wordand at the risk of his popularity, and his future, and his career, and his own lifewas willing to stand up for God’s Word. ANCHOR TWO - Vs. Nicholas Richards created a website, Roho, that makes available videos of the sermons of black ministers. The Anointing of the Holy Spirit. Sermon Text: Ephesians 4:12-16: "to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, (13) until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ, (14) so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro. As a prophet, the more you stand in God's counseling, the more you learn of God's ways and thoughts. There are many ingredients which must be present in one’s life to even come to the true Jehovah God of the Bible: (1) fearing God; (2) humbling oneself before God – and others; (3) allowing the Holy Spirit and the Word of God to work in one’s life to bring them to “Godly sorrow” for one’s sinful condition, which leads to TRUE repentance and a genuine faith (trust, submission, total dependence) in Jesus Christ – in other words, being born again – a new creation, where one. " To watch the on-line video of the whole two-hour event, including this message, please click here. I remain unpersuaded that any theological movement can dramatically affect the course of the world while its own leaders undermine the integrity of its charter documents, or while its spokespersons domestically exhaust all their energies in internal. You are then better able to make judgements based on God's will, not man's will. Since God’s Word does not change, we have a reason to say that some things are right and other things are wrong. Hebrews 4:12. But God has given us a way to help people leave Satan’s side, and join our side. The list of songs about God's Word below* might be useful for your church worship services to help God's people receive God's Word or respond to it. Sermon Colossians 1:1-14. THE MESSAGE. Be a teacher - Ill. WHO ARE THE LOVERS OF THE LORD GOD. 2 Notable Quotes of Charles H. 16 May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, 17 encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word. com is a leading resource that provides tools and ideas for pastors and church leaders to help them lead well. Since kids follow our examples more easily than our words, the best way to teach obedience is by. We live in a world of competing voices. May 17, 1887 by C. The Sword of the Spirit (6:17b) The sword, 21 too, is both offensive and defensive. ” Philippians 4:13: “I can do all things through him who strengthens me. He repeats it in verses 11, 13, and 14. The word, EL, interestingly enough, in the Old Testament refers to the pagan gods of Baal. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Father, we are but fallen humanity here, saved by the blood of Jesus Christ, covered in His righteousness, knowing, O God, that we are sinners, knowing that You are going to make us like Your Son. “There is nothing too hard for the Lord!” (Genesis 18:14 and Jeremiah 32:17+27) As a follower of Jesus, you have all of Heaven’s resources at your disposal, waiting to be used in any and every desperate situation. On that we will not yield! We will not take a road that leads us away from the truth! We will take the road that leads to the making of disciples of Jesus Christ for transformation of the world!. Luke 5:1 says that He was teaching the word of God as He stood by the Lake of Gennesaret. Romans 1:16 - The gospel is the power of God to save those who believe. " (Psalm 30:5-7) In other psalms we find that the favor of God is the same as his mercy and, importantly, God's salvation of man. Paul has given all kinds of very foundational a. Sermon Theme: Standing firm in the faith as a unified body of believers requires that we follow Christ's example by humbling ourselves and focusing on others, knowing that God will exalt us at the proper time. That is, if we are maturing in Christ so that these Christ-like characteristics are in our lives according to our maturity level, we will be able to stand firm against Satan. preachtheword. To that list I would add the legalized killing of the unborn and the sweeping redefinition of marriage. January 2001 www. "-Brown, Clinard,and Northcut, Steps to the Sermon "It has been discovered that people remember illustrations in a sermon longer than they doany other of its elements. This is a man the devil is afraid of… it is the one people speak against, society pressures, and Congress writes off. Once powerful financial institutions are crumbling. I don't know what you're battling today, but let's be mighty women of God who rise up in the morning and physically stand firm on the truth of God's Word. The Word of God Adrian Rogers Hebrews 4:12 Would you take the Word of God and turn tonight with me please to Hebrews four and in a moment we're going to look at verse twelve, one of the great, great, great verses of the Word of God. Christians need to boldly oppose such destructive changes, as well as boldly stand up for God’s design of the home, Eph. Nothing shall stand against or outlive the Word of God. 40:8 The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever. We find this message consistently in God's word. The Christian's possessions in Christ ("every spiritual blessing") - chapter 1 b. From ideas on sermon topics to how to develop church growth to insight on ministry life, Preaching helps pastors develop every area of life and work in ministry. Standing up may mean sacrifice, it may mean servanthood. But God has shown us something in His word that you and I need to review this day so that we can be encouraged in a world that is destroying itself before our very eyes and you and I need to know and understand that there are answers to the questions and problems of life but they only come clear when you understand the promises of God and what. There is no single subject in spiritual literature that is more highly recommended or insisted upon as more indispensable than the spirit of recollection or living in God's presence. Many competing statements of “God showed me,” “God told me,” “The Holy Spirit revealed to me,” “Jesus spoke to me and said,” and etc. Today, we were at the Fountain of Grace Church in Medina, OH. We ought to cry to God for more power; we need it or we faint in the spiritual walk. preachtheword. ANCHOR TWO - Vs. Many people learn about God from the Bible, which is good - but that is not where you are to stop. They're standing like the sea stood to watch the works of God. If we may return to our children’s song from earlier, let us be reminded there is no need to have one foot standing on God’s Word and another on something else. Psalm 1 talks about the Word of God, how happiness and contentment comes through the Word of God. Preach The Word. We know that God is omnipresent, which means God is everywhere. Mar 11, 2017- Scripturejust Scripture!. ) "El Shaddai," John W. June 7, 2015 Stand Alone Sermon – The Word Of God (Hebrews 4:12). I couldn’t help but notice how proud parents looked, also, to see their child standing in the pulpit! You get. CHRIST: THE WORD OF GOD Dr. We begin today a study of the gospel of John, and I'm so delighted to do this. Opening Hymn Closing Hymn. For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. 1 It means the revelation of God, the "logos," was with God and was God. The Sermon's opening is quite brief, but a number of similarities and contrasts with other places, people and events are of interest. The words in Matthew 7:24-27 conclude one of the greatest sermons ever preached. And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymeneus and Philetus; Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some. God is so real. The Lord was saying to them, "The first matter you must deal with is your fear! I will fight for you. God's plan for us is that we learn to stand our ground instead of giving it up. All material by David Legge is copyrighted. 4 billion to a nearby town $2. There are numerous warnings to the wicked in God’s Word, but if we keep reading Proverbs chapter 24, we see the command in verse 21 to “Fear the LORD… and not join with the. We are saved. (Matt 3:15). It has stood the test of time. He uses many vehicles to bless us. Stay in the Word of God to better know his love for you. This link will open up the power point file and allow you to hear the sermon and watch the power point presentation automatically as it was presented. The second spiritual weapon we have is the Word of God (Ephesians 6:17b). Psalm 1: 1 - 3 " Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly nor stands in the paths of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful, but his delight is in the law of the Lord and in His law and his Word he meditates day and. ” That’s what faith is – acting on God’s Word. You cannot get the best from God if your feelings and emotions do not align with the Word and will of the Lord. Revelation 7:1 And after these things I saw four angels standing on the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree. Here are the points to the sermon: We have unity with God and each other. And it is no less a gladness to welcome the multitudes of you that are sharing this hour on radio and on television. Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. By Craig Bluemel. One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret, the people were crowding around him and listening to the word of God. BUT GOD had the final word on all these things because His promises were given long ago … and they are good enough to live our lives by, and die by! 6. God does not bypass our minds when it comes to His will for us. His Word takes on the attributes which are ascribed to God. Not many preachers are preaching the Word of God. God rewards us for our service when we live faithfully in our service for Him. Your word is truth. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Introduction. God destroys the wisdom of the wise, and saves them that believe by the foolishness of preaching. Hebrews 4:12 - For the word of God [is] quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and [is] a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. It's just myths. Jesus Christ is God. True faith involves believing God’s Word and doing what it says. In other words, he comes to them saying, I promise you are going to come out of this standing. THE PERFECTION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES. Click here to download printable sermon notes in pdf format. That phrase is only used here and one other place in the New Testament, but it reminds us of a very important truth that we often emphasize here at The Orchard. Preaching the Word commentaries are written by pastors for pastors, as well as for all who teach or study God's word. The anointing of God is temporary: It is given to meet the need of the moment (I Kings 8:10-11; Judges 16:4) Peter and John did not heal every lame man. ously have a heart for God also have some areas where they are wrong and that if God’s people follow them in those wrong areas, there will be serious consequences down line. I gain knowledge of God’s Word. I couldn’t help but notice how proud parents looked, also, to see their child standing in the pulpit! You get. The same can be said for the fear of the Lord - cf. Titus 1:1-3 Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God’s elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness; 2 In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began; 3 But hath in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto. " To watch the on-line video of the whole two-hour event, including this message, please click here. Series Intro: We have met here tonight because we believe the Bible. Theology, on the other hand, is the study of God. God is our source. The remedy for all of Satan's devices is to get daily and regularly into the Word of God. The world disguises lies as truth, but God's Word will stand and expose it for what it is. The obedience of the Christian is the obedience of faith. Matthew 4:4 Deutronomy 8:2-3. Literally hundreds of people from all over the world have e-mailed me over the years telling me how much they appreciated the sermons and articles on the web site. Preach The Word. Sermon Colossians 1:1-14. Sermon Theme: God keeps his promises to us today. That’s our theme, this morning: the unchanging God in a changing world. “24) Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, 25) to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever. But it's more than mere instruction. Sunday Sermon: ‘The Lord Thy God Is With Thee’. It means to say with Paul when he stood on the deck of a storm-tossed sailing ship as death seemed ready to engulf all on board, I have faith in God that it will happen just as he told me (Acts 27:25). Trust in the Lord with all your heart.