Ananias and Sapphira

“ANANIAS & SAPPHIRA” Acts 5:1-11 Introduction – All Kinds of Bible Stories… The Story of Ananias & Sapphira Imitation the highest form of flattery – Acts 4:36, 37 The tangled web of our lies – the melon farmer Sam Harris – Lying A wasteland of embarrassment and social upheaval can be neatly avoided by following […]

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The Financial Ten Commandments Part 2

“THE FINANCIAL TEN COMMANDMENTS – Part 2”  Various Passages Introduction – Promises, Promises Thou Shalt… Remember who the owner and the blesser is (it’s all grace) Embrace your work (as not only a means to make ends meet, but as a way to honor and serve the Lord) Be wary of debt Teach your children […]

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The Financial Ten Commandments

“THE FINANCIAL TEN COMMANDMENTS”  Various Passages Introduction – The Christian Reformed Cat Money is… Thou Shalt Remember Who The ____________ and the _____________ Is  Thou Shalt Embrace Thy __________________  Thou Shalt Be Wary of _______________  Thou Shalt __________ Thy Children (Grandchildren) ____________ Money  Thou Shalt Have A ____________________  Conclusion – Christ’s Promise  33 But seek first […]

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God of Jacob

 “GOD OF JACOB”  Psalm 46  Introduction – Frederick Buechner The book of Genesis makes no attempt to conceal the fact that Jacob, among other things, was a crook… In Distress One Being Found Exceedingly A literal translation of Verse 1  Elohim, to us, refuge, strength, help… in distress one being found exceedingly.  Eugene Peterson – […]

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For Freedom Christ Has Set You Free

“FOR FREEDOM CHRIST HAS SET YOU FREE” Galatians 5:1-6, 13-15 Introduction – Freedom! Mark Twain Augustine For Freedom Christ Has Set You Free The Galatian Problem Paul’s Problem The Abraham Lincoln Story For Freedom Christ Has Set You Free – Perhaps Not Do you feel free? Steve Brown – A Scandalous Freedom A Key Discipline […]

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In Need Of A Second Wind?

“IN NEED OF A SECOND WIND?”  Acts 18:1-17  Paul’s Need for a Second Wind Lack of Success A Huge Challenge All Alone “I came to you in weakness and fear, and with much trembling.” 1 Cor. 2:3 God Can Give You a Second Wind By: Providing you with _______________. “There he met a Jew named […]

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