08/05/18 The Ultimate Gated Community, part 2

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The Ultimate Gated Community – Part II Matthew 13:44-52 From last week: 1. The Kingdom Has Come. 2. The Kingdom is Coming. 3. The Kingdom is Expansive. 4. The Kingdom is Transformational.   5. The Kingdom is Valuable. (Matthew 13:44-46) 6. The Kingdom is “Gated.” (Matthew 13:47-50, Revelation 21:21)   Revelation 21:21, The twelve gates are twelve pearls; each individual …

07/29/18 The Ultimate Gated Community, part 1

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The Ultimate Gated Community – Part I Matthew 13:24-43 1. The Kingdom Has Come. (Matthew 13:24-28, 36-38a, Luke 11:20) Luke 11:20, “If I drive out demons by the finger of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.” 2. The Kingdom is Coming. (Matthew 13:29-30, 38b-43, Revelation 21:1-4) Revelation 21:1-4, “Then I saw a new heaven and a …

07/22/18 When Your God is Sovereign

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When Your God is Sovereign Matthew 13:10-17 1.    In God’s Sovereignty God Gives His Message.  (Matthew 13:11-12) a.     1 Timothy 6:15b-16, He is the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of kings, and the Lord of lords, who alone is immortal and who lives in unapproachable light, whom no one has seen or can see, to him be honor …

07/15/18 What God is Looking For

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What God is Looking For Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 1. Jesus is looking for a Specific Response. a. Some Fail to Put it Together. (Matthew 13:3-4, 19) b. Some Aren’t Willing to Accept. (Matthew 13:5-6, 20-21) c. Some Don’t Care. (Matthew 13:7, 22) 2. Jesus wants us to Hear, Understand, and Produce. (Matthew 13:8, 23, 1 John 14:15, 1 Timothy 3:13, …

07/08/18 The Family of God

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The Family of God Matthew 12:43-50 Temporary Benefits of Being with Jesus Are Wonderful! (Matthew 12:43) Temporary Benefits are Temporary! (Matthew 12:44-45) Earthly Relationships Were a Means to a Mission for Jesus. (Matthew 12:46-48) Eternal Relationships with Jesus Are Evidenced by Obedience. (Matthew 12:49-50)

07/01/18 The Best and the Worst

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The Best and the Worst Matthew 12:38-42 The “Worst” Sign (Fish Food) Got the Best Recognition (Openness) (Matthew 12:38-40) The “Worst” Preacher (Jonah) Got the Best Results (Repentance) (Matthew 12:41) The “Worst” Example (Solomon) Got the Best Regard (Seeking) (Matthew 12:42) The Best of God Has Come: His Sign, His Preaching, and His Wisdom (JESUS!)

06/24/18 A Test of the Heart

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A Test of The Heart Matthew 12:33-37 1.        Trees are Not Known by Their Orchard, but By Their Fruit. (Matthew 12:33) 2.        Inspecting the “Fruit” of One’s Mouth is an Efficient Test of One’s Heart. (Matthew 12:34-35) 3.        God’s “Fruit Inspection” Will Be Thorough and Final. (Matthew 12:36-37)

06/17/18 We Want You On Our Team!

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We Want You on Our Team! Matthew 12:15-32 1.        Jesus Is: a.        The Servant of God (Matthew 12:18a) b.        The Son of God (Matthew 12:18b) c.        The Sent of God (To All Nations) (Matthew 12:18c) 2.        Jesus Comes With: a.        Compassion and Humility (Matthew 12:19-20) b.        Clarity (Matthew 12:25-29) c.        The Call to Choose (Matthew 12:30-32)

06/10/18 Restoring the Heart of Worship

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Restoring the Heart of Worship Matthew 12:1-14 1. Jesus is Greater Than: a. David. (Matthew 12:3) b. The Priests. (Matthew 12:5) c. The Temple. (Matthew 12:6) d. The Law. (Matthew 12:7-8) 2. Jesus Restored the Purpose of the Sabbath! It Brings God the Glory! 3. Test Yourself: a. Do Your Actions Affirm the Value God Places Upon Mankind? (Matthew 12:9-11) …

06/03/18 Walking in Unity

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Walking in Unity Ephesians 4:1-6   The church in Ephesus, to include the church today, is charged to live out traits that can only come from a life surrendered to follow the Lord. A life surrendered to the Lord, and living out the traits God desires, becomes one that is keeping the unity. The Apostle Paul keeps the discussion of …