God-Focused to Stand Firm in Joy

This day of Pentecost we think of how the disciples waited to gain power from above. Paul was under arrest and yet he set his heart on God in joy. Our design is to guard. It salvation we do not have to fight or flee. We stand firm for we have made God our context. […]

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Awake to Fight Evil

Soul of man can do much, but without Christ a man cannot minister. In Esther, King Ahasuerus had trouble leading and got bad counsel. He was soulish and asleep and agreed to a great evil. Esther came as beautiful queen and opened king to God’s mind under the guidance of Mordecai, her uncle. Spirit shows […]

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Esther’s Oils, Balaam’s Donkey

When we meet God, it will be real — no phoniness. The Lord gets below our layers. Hear Him in local assembly. Esther was prepared with perfumes to meet the king. God makes us ready to hear Him. The donkey spoke to correct Balaam. Long before that moment something was at work in the man. […]

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Human loves fail, God’s love never fails. Sin blinds the mind and the flesh can only be controlled by the filling of the Spirit to let loose love and the fruit of it. Wild gourds, sin natures, can bring death to the pot or this world, but Christ as the meal, the fine flour of […]

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Life is About Love

God is writing a story for us that the flesh cannot write. Ours is a new life. Love by the Spirit brings a renewed mind and heart. Joy and peace can fill us. We can show long suffering and gentleness to our neighbors and enemies. We can also take the smiting of Truth. (1 Corinthians […]

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Paul was a man separated to the purpose of the Gospel. He lived in faith as vision. He lived in the joy of the Lord. Even in chains, he let his life speak for the glory of Jesus. The measure of our spiritual strength is revealed by what causes me to lose my joy. Romans […]

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Description: The will of the Lord is something we should seek. Can we put our things before Him and hear His leading? There’s beauty and oil and garments of praise for us so we may glorify God. Luke 22:41-43; Isaiah 61:3; 2 Samuel 5:17-24 Speaker: Chris Arman, Thomas Schaller Sermon: 12570 Date: 2023-08-27 Time: Sun […]

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Description: Have you lost anything? Of course, you have. Jesus brought losers to Him. He is such as these; He is for us. He makes us new for His wine and for His new cloth. By grace, He carries us. Psalm 30:5-11; Mark 2:15-22 Speaker: Thomas Schaller, Barry Quirk Sermon: 12569 Date: 2023-08-27 Time: Sun […]

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Regard the Word and Have Joy

The people In Jerusalem stood and they were attentive to the reading of the Law of Moses. Weeping was the first result. But the Word stirred rejoicing. Read, hear and realize who God is. (Nehemiah 8:1-3, 7-10; 1 Corinthians 7:9-10) Speaker: Dennis White Sermon 12543 7:00 PM on 07/12/2023 P. Dennis White – All right. […]

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