September 4, 2022

Attitudes About Worship

ATTITUDES ABOUT WORSHIP

1 Corinthians 11: 17-34

 I. We Should Look Around

            A. We should look around to others and begin to develop right relationships

            B. Divisions

            >Favorite Preacher  >the “Gifts”  >convictions

            C.  There are factions

            D.  The Welcome Wagon Test

            >initiate >look >invite  >follow-up

II.   We Should Look Back

            Things to Remember –

>His faithfulness >His death >Why He died >How He Died

III.   We Should Look Ahead

            A.  Christ Not Only died, He arose and He ascended

            B.  This Is The Hope of the Church

IV.   We Should Look Within

            A. Paul Tells Us to Examine Ourselves

          B.  To Participate in a Worthy Manner, We Must –

        >Examine our Hearts >Judge our Sins > Confess our Sins


September 11, 2022

Steps to Answered Prayer

STEPS TO ANSWERED PRAYER

 Jeremiah 32 & 33:1-3

I. Need Me – God is my only source (32:1-5)

           1. There are Many Things We Don’t Need God to do for us.

           2. It is Sad if the Church Ever Gets to the Place It Doesn’t Need God.

           3. Every Miracle Begins With a problem.

 II. Listen to Me – God has the answer (32:6-9a)

            1. There Are Times When God Asks Us to Do the Unusual

           2. How to Handle the Unusual Leading of God

                       a) Be open to the possibilities with God

                       b) Be sensitive to the preparations of God

                       c) Be assured by the proof from God (vs. 8b)

 III. Obey Me – God’s ways are higher than ours (32:9-14)

            1.The Evidence of Loving God is Obeying God

           2. The Secret of Spiritual Victory is – pray and obey.

           3. Jeremiah’s Obedience was Immediate obedience

(vs. 9)

                       – Public obedience (vs. 10-13)

                       – Long – Term obedience (vs. 14)

                       – Complete obedience

           4. Selective Obedience Is Not Obedience

 IV. Praise Me – God is Awesome! (32:17)

   “When we praise God for mercies, we prolong them. When we praise God for miseries, we usually end them.”

– Charles Spurgeon

 V. Trust in Me – God is in control (32:26-44)

            1. A Business Principle – “Don’t trust a person in a business deal unless that person has a stake in the deal.”

           2. We Can Trust in God Because He is in Control and has Placed His integrity on the Line

 VI. Call on Me – God is ready to meet your need (33:1-3)

           “Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.”


September 18, 2022

Harvest Eyes

HARVEST EYES

Luke 10:1-3; John 4:34

I. THE READY HARVEST

– What comes to your mind when you think that “the harvest is plentiful?”

Four Words:

A. Multitudes – Joel 3:13-14

B. Danger

C. Value

D. Readiness

“Our belief that people are ready to receive the Gospel greatly determines our attitude and action concerning the unsaved.”

II. THE REQUIRED VISION

A. It was commanded by Jesus (John 4:35)

B. Jesus Always saw the potential for Harvest

C. Why don’t we see the Harvest?

III. THE RESOURCES PROVIDED

A. Prayer

B. The Holy Spirit


September 25, 2022

God Is For Us

GOD IS FOR US

Romans 8:28-39

I. GOD IS FOR US IN THE _______________ OF HIS GRACE

(vv. 28-30)

A. God’s _______________

B. God’s _______________

C. God’s _________ ___________

II. GOD IS FOR US IN THE ____________ OF HIS SON

A. God’s Assurance Is Evident In His __________ _____

B. Shall He Not “____________ Give Us All Things?”

III. GOD IS FOR US IN THE MYSTERIES OF HIS _________ (v. 28)

A. In _____ _________ God Is Working For Our Good

B. The Real Question – Have you put your life into the hands of the ___________ __________?

IV. GOD IS FOR US IN THE ______________ OF HIS LOVE

A. Who Shall ___________ Us From The Love of Christ? (v. 35)

B. The ____________ of His Fellowship