Samson!? Morally Foolish and Reckless

We can learn three relationship lessons from Samson’s life. (Judges 16) -Believers should marry believers. (2 Cor. 6:14) God sits on the throne of both husband and wife. Submit and love one another (Eph. 5) What are God’s reasons for marrying a believer to a believer? 1. Your heart may...

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Samson!? An Object Lesson

We continue in Judges 13 with the story of Samson. Samson compromised throughout his life and had to deal with the consequences of his actions. Compromise is changing the question to fit the answer. A compromising Church… …preaches a less than Biblical Jesus …alter God’s Word to make it less...

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How God Makes a Person Strong

Today we look at Judges 13. The Israelites were… -politically weak -spiritually weak -physically week -God gives Samson godly parents -God gives His Holy Spirit, through obedience (v4-5, Deut. 11:8), through prayer (Judges 16:28) God wants to make us strong with His kind of strength, so that we might accomplish...

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A Healthy Church

What is the biblical priority of the church? What should the church’s members be doing? A. Each member must love Jesus. (Mt. 22:37) -Love sprouts in a born-again heart. (John 8:42) -Love is the natural response of a grateful heart. (1 John 4:19) -Love grows as spiritual knowledge grows (Phil....

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He Leads Me

“I will lead you on the best path for your life.” -Jesus Jesus is our shepherd who knows our future and wants to guide us on the best path. (Isaiah 42:16, Psalms 32:8, Proverbs 3:5-6) He always leads us in accordance to His word. (Matt. 7, James 1:5) Jesus not...

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His Eternal Care

I care about you and WILL meet your needs. -Jesus God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit has been busy since creation meeting our needs. Genesis 16:13 (Hagar and Sarai), Exodus 3:7 (Moses hears that God has seen their affliction), 1 Kings 19:3-9 (God knew about Elijah’s needs),...

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His Eternal Friendship

Friendship request… from Jesus! The Bible is clear throughout the Old and New Testaments that God desires to have a relationship with us, and ultimately be friends. Would you accept God’s friend request today? Genesis 3:8, Genesis 18, Matt. 9:10-11, Luke 22:15, John 6, 1 Corinthians 1:9 Sermon by Pastor...

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Remembering…

The Lord’s Table, communion, the eucharist, becomes a time of remembering the passover and the exodus from Egypt… and then ultimately Jesus’ sacrifice for us. Today we look at how Jesus introduced the new covenant to us (1 Cor. 11:23-34). -It’s a memorial -It’s a tribute -It’s a proclamation (v.26)...

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