July 2020

A Scandalous God

God ruthlessly pursues us through thick and thicker so that we will be his lovers and he can be our love.

June 2020

A Scandalous Story

“SCANDALOUS GRACE” Series Message #1 “A SCANDALOUS STORY” There is no limit to the love of God, nor how far God will go to bring you to him. Hosea 1 June 28, 2020 1. THE WORD OF THE LORD – (v.1) “The word of the Lord that came to Hosea …” – (v.1) 2. AN ADULTEROUS WIFE – (v.2-3) “Go, take for yourself an adulterous wife … because the land is guilty of the vilest adultery in departing from the Lord.” – (v.2) 3. CHILDREN OF UNFAITHFULNESS – (v.4-9) “Go, take for yourself … children of unfaithfulness, because the land is guilty of the vilest adultery in departing from the Lord.” – (v.2) A. JEZREEL – “SOON PUNISH” – (v.4-5) B. LO-RUHAMA – “NO MORE LOVE” – (v.6-7) C. LO-AMMI – “NOT MY PEOPLE” – (v.8-9) 4. CHILDREN OF THE LIVING GOD – (v.10) “In the place where it was said to them, ‘You are not my people,’ they will be called ‘children of the living God.’” 5. THE CHILD OF THE LIVING GOD – (v.11) “And they will appoint one leader (who) will come up out of the land.”

Please! A God Willing To Strengthen

Out of his glorious riches the Lord wants to strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being.

Thanks! A God Worth Our Rejoicing

It is good to give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and wonderful deeds.

Ouch! A God Willing To Forgive

Many are the troubles of the wicked, but the Lord’s unfailing love surrounds everyone who trusts in the Lord.

May 2020

Wow! The God Worth Our Adoration

The Lord’s greatness is beyond our ability to express but is worthy our continual devotion and praise.

The Prayer of Life

“OVERCOMING THE WORLD” Message #5 of 5 “PRAYERS THAT OVERCOME THE WORLD” Prayers to God that overcome the world include praising God, agreeing with God, thanking God and asking God. Psalm 103 May 17, 2020 “This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask— we know that we have what we asked of him.” – 1st John 5:14-15 1. ADORATION – Praising God … for Who He Is & What He Has Done “WOW” 1st Kings 8:22-24 Revelation 4:6-11 2. CONFESSION – Agreeing with God … Naming our Sins and Asking Forgiveness “OUCH” Psalm 51:1 1st John 1:9 3. THANKSGIVING – Thanking God … for What He has Done “THANKS” Daniel 2:23 1st Thessalonians 5:18 4. SUPPLICATION – Asking God … for Things We Want Done “PLEASE” Psalm 28:1-2 Mark 14:36

The Light of Life

The brilliant, incomparable, unapproachable light of the world in the person of Jesus, has demonstrated His love to us by removing darkness from us and within us.

The Commands of Life

God has provided everything we need to be close to Him, to know Him, and to love Him, for now and forever.

April 2020

The Truth of Life

“OVERCOMING THE WORLD” Message #2 of 5 “THE TRUTH OF LIFE” Living in the truth of Jesus delivers us from our own false sense of purity into the true forgiveness and purity of the Lord himself. 1st John 1:5-10 / April 26, 2020 1. IF WE CLAIM ... GOD – v.5 “God is light; in him there is no darkness at all.” – v.5 John 8:12 1st Thessalonians 5:5 John 1:5 Psalm 139:12 “Brethren, we shall not adjust our Bible to the age, but the age to our Bible.” – Charles Spurgeon “God in his holiness, without negotiating his holiness, has offered us the holiness of his son.” – R.C. Sproul 2. IF WE CLAIM ... FELLOWSHIP – v.6-7 “If we claim – to have fellowship with God yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live by the truth.” – v.6 WALKING IN DARKNESS ... John 3:19-20 Romans 1:21 “This world has redefined the word “Love”. WARNING – It now means ... acceptance of all false religions, tolerance of all sinful behavior, tolerance of false doctrines, refusal to rebuke and expose anyone, never offend anyone with truth.” A CHANGE IN ... STATUS – Psalm 56:13 ... LIFESTYLE – Isaiah 2:5 ... PERSPECTIVE – Isaiah 9:2 “If I look at the world, I will conform to ways of the world. If I look at the Word, I will conform to the will of God.” – AW Tozer 3. IF WE CLAIM ... SINLESSNESS – v.8-9 “If we claim – to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.” – v.8 James 5:16 “From the tree in the Garden to the tree on Calvary to the New Heavens and New Earth, God is on an unshakable plan of redeeming grace.” – Paul Tripp 4. IF WE CLAIM ... PERFECTION – v.10 “If we claim – we have not sinned, we make him out to be a liar and his word has no place in our lives.” – v.10 Acts 26:18 Philippians 2:14-16a “When facing difficulty, it’ s important to remember that God does his best work of transforming grace in the middle of your worst moments.” – Paul Tripp • “No darkness at all”. – v.5 • “... and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.” – v.7b • “... purify us from all unrighteousness.” – v.9b WALKING IN THE LIGHT ... “There is more grace in God than sin in you.” – Unknown