Apr 19, 2020
Guard Your Heart
Series: General
-John 6:59-66, Proverbs 4:23, Ephesians 4:26-27; Matthew 26:6-13, Mark 14:6-7,10-11, John 12: 4-6; Luke 22:1,3-4, Proverbs 19:1; Ecclesiastes 1:21-22, Hebrews 12:12-14
- When we take offense it causes a separation between us and God.
- When we are angry it gives the devil a place that he would not have.
- Offense gives the devil access to our heart.
- Sneaky blessing, whenever we want to we can do the poor good.
- Judas was the ringleader. He was the one Jesus had rebuked.
- When Judas got mad, satan entered into his heart.
- Allowing yourself to become offended, disconnects your heart from Jesus.
- It's the person that can overlook an offense that is godly.
- Overlooking an offense makes you look good in the sight of God.
- If we hear too closely we may hear what we don't need to hear.
- Offended people not only don't walk with Jesus, they betray Him.
- When we get offended by what someone said or did, bitterness can take root.
- We have to be at peace with each other
- Guard your heart from taking offense.
- when we get offended we don't value
Jesus, His teachings.
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  • Apr 19, 2020Guard Your Heart
    Apr 19, 2020
    Guard Your Heart
    Series: General
    -John 6:59-66, Proverbs 4:23, Ephesians 4:26-27; Matthew 26:6-13, Mark 14:6-7,10-11, John 12: 4-6; Luke 22:1,3-4, Proverbs 19:1; Ecclesiastes 1:21-22, Hebrews 12:12-14
    - When we take offense it causes a separation between us and God.
    - When we are angry it gives the devil a place that he would not have.
    - Offense gives the devil access to our heart.
    - Sneaky blessing, whenever we want to we can do the poor good.
    - Judas was the ringleader. He was the one Jesus had rebuked.
    - When Judas got mad, satan entered into his heart.
    - Allowing yourself to become offended, disconnects your heart from Jesus.
    - It's the person that can overlook an offense that is godly.
    - Overlooking an offense makes you look good in the sight of God.
    - If we hear too closely we may hear what we don't need to hear.
    - Offended people not only don't walk with Jesus, they betray Him.
    - When we get offended by what someone said or did, bitterness can take root.
    - We have to be at peace with each other
    - Guard your heart from taking offense.
    - when we get offended we don't value
    Jesus, His teachings.
  • Apr 12, 2020Now That He Lives
    Apr 12, 2020
    Now That He Lives
    Series: General
    Romans 3:23-28, 6:4-8,23,14,9-11; 2 Corinthians 4
    - We all have a sin problem and the wages of sin is death.
    - When Jesus rose from the grave, He solved our problem.
    - We are freed from the penalty of our sins though Jesus Christ.
    - Sin has no power over us.
    - Now that He lives, we live for the glory of God.
    - The glory of God is God's goodness in our life.
    - When we live for the glory of God, we become vessels so that the beauty of His spirit can be revealed in the earth.
    - Wherever we are, we are in the land of the living, as we believe in Jesus.
    - Doing what we want to do is doing what is consistent with God's person and character.
    - We've been made free now we need to go and be free.
    - You have to upload the download that God gives you. Walk it out.
  • Apr 5, 2020Prepare for the Harvest to Come
    Apr 5, 2020
    Prepare for the Harvest to Come
    Series: General
    Proverbs 66-11, 19:15, 20:13
    - Sometimes we can be so spiritual, that we don't make sense.
    - God doesn't like laziness.
    - We have to do what is right even when no one is watching.
    - We need to be doing something, especially now.
    - A lot who were called in the Bible were doing natural things.
    - David was tending sheep when God called him.
    - God is preparing us in the midst.
  • Mar 29, 2020Unless I Had Believed
    Mar 29, 2020
    Unless I Had Believed
    Series: General
    Psalm 27 (v. 13-14),16:8; Romans 5:18,11:16
    - David had confidence because of his hope in God.
    - David is talking about believing to see.
    - Believing can help us to receive.
    - The enemy wants to deceive us from believing.  Believing is power.
    - A person who believes can't be moved.
    - Believing comes first.
    - We have to believe in the face of the trouble - whatever it is.
    - Believing comes in advance. Knowing comes afterwards.
    - If you can see the goodness of God in the land of the living, we will outlive our challenges.
    - It's the strength of our belief that we overcome.
    - David said, "I had fainted" what do you say?  
    - There's different ways of waiting. Don't just wait on God, wait in faith.
    - If we wait in expectation, God will strengthen our heart.
    - Stand waiting. Believing to see the goodness of the Lord.
    - No matter what we are going through, there is somebody worse off than you. Remember that as ambassadors of Chust.
    - We can be the example of God's goodness in the land of the living that someone needs to see.
  • Mar 22, 2020Stay Focused
    Mar 22, 2020
    Stay Focused
    Series: General
    2 Chronicles 20:3-12,14-22
    - This disease can cause us dis-ease.  Stay focused. Don't let it.
    - Don't saturate yourself with the news.
    - Don't be distracted by what is going on.
    - In addition to the distraction, we also have idleness.
    - Peter was overcoming storms because he kept his eyes on Jesus.
    - Distractions, uncertainty and idleness will take our focus off of God.
    - We have no power against the virus.
    - When we don't have power, when we don't know what to do - we have to stay focused on God.
    - We have to be still and know God. We cannot know God if our hearts and minds are racing 1000 miles an hour.
    - The people of God got the victory because they kept their focus.
     
    How to keep our focus
    1- Keep looking to God. (Psalm 121:-2, 123:1-2, 25:15)
    - Avoid looking at things that won't help you. (Psalm 101:3,119:37)
    - Faith will get us through this.
    - Faith will allow us to hold on until God's mercy steps in. (Hebrews 3:1)
    2 - Guard your heart. (John 14:1, Proverbs 4:23, Psalm 112:1, 4-8)
    - When we guard our heart, and our heart is fixed on God, even bad news doesn't move us.
    3- Remember God loves you. (Psalm 91:14-16)
    - God makes a promise to those who love Him.
    - Because you focus on Him, remain focused on Him, He will deliver you.
  • Mar 15, 2020The Report of the Lord
    Mar 15, 2020
    The Report of the Lord
    Series: General
    Isaiah 53:1,43:6-7; Numbers 13:26-32,14:11-23,36-37; Psalm 106:24; Hebrews 10:36-39; Philippians 4:8; 2 Kings 7:1-2,16-20; Joshua 3:17-4:1; 5:2-5
    - The report that the spies gave was an evil report. Any report that contradicts the Word of God is an evil report. God sees an evil report as slander.
    - In critical times God will not wink at our sin.
    - God created us to give Him. glory. We cannot do that if we are giving evil reports.
    - By giving an evil report, it showed that they did not believe Him.
    - An evil report is evident of disbelief.
    - God takes no pleasure in those who turn away.
    - If we take a good report and turn it into an evil report, we bring upon our own destruction.
    - We spend too much time thinking and meditating on the report of the world, report of the doctor, but not enough time speaking and meditating on the report of the Lord.
    - The blessed man spends time meditating on the Word of the Lord.
    - The arm of the Lord is the power of the Lord.
    - The power of the Lord is revealed to those who believe the report of the Lord.
    - If we do not believe the report of the Lord we will not see God's power.
    - An officer died because he did not believe the report of the Lord.
    - Some of our blessings are on delay because we do not believe the report of the Lord.
    - If we are going to go from the wilderness into our promise, we are going to have to pass clean. Believing the report of the Lord.
    - The old man cannot come and be in the promised land.
  • Mar 8, 2020He Restores Our Soul
    Mar 8, 2020
    He Restores Our Soul
    Series: General
    Psalm 23,19:7,92:12-14; Matthew 11:28-30
    - God is our Shepherd. And He is our Host. We are honored guests at His table.
    - As children of God, we are entitled. Not because of what we have done but because of what Jesus has done.
    - When we don't know what to pray we can certainly pray the Bible, Psalm 23, Psalm 91.
    - We need spiritual restoration, God does it. 
    - Rest and doing nothing are not the equivalent.
    - We cannot restore ourselves because we did not make ourselves.
    - We have to become better at receiving.
    - God causes our life to return.
    - We need to develop the habit of going to God first. And going to Him often.
    - God helps us to catch our breath.
    - We should not be trying to catch up with our life.
    - We should ask God on a daily basis to restore our soul.
    - The more strength we will have, the closer we walk with Him. He restores us.
    - The Word of God restores our soul, our whole person.
    - Jesus did not go to the cross, for life to weary us.
    - We will not recover our life going on a vacation. God restores us.
    - Some of the things are call rest, is not real rest.
  • Mar 1, 2020God Has Anointed You
    Mar 1, 2020
    God Has Anointed You
    Series: General
    Matthew 10:13-17; Psalm 105:8-15; 2 Corinthians 1:21; Acts 10:38; Colossians 1:25-27; 1 John 2:20; 1 Corinthians 1:20-22,26-27; Isaiah 10:24-27
    - We are anointed because we are Christians.
    - When God said touch not my anointed ones, He was referring to us.
    - If he succeeds he has us. We have to know who we are.
    - God has anointed us to go around healing people, doing good and delivering them from the works of the enemy,
    - The enemy wants to attack our identity.
    _ It's the Truth that we know which makes us free.
    - We have an anointing to know the Truth.
    - There is going to come a day where the burden and the yoke will be destroyed.
  • Feb 23, 2020Be Ready
    Feb 23, 2020
    Be Ready
    Series: General
    Matthew 25:1-13; 24:36,42-44; Numbers 14:37-45; Acts 12:5-16
    - Being ready when Jesus returns. No one knows the day or the hour.
    - Be ready when God moves in our situation.
    - When God starts to open doors, will you be ready?
    - Every one of us is personally responsible for ourselves.
    - When God moves in our lives, it may not be at our convenience.
    - We need a power source to generate light. We need the oil of the Holy Ghost in order that our lamps would be lit.
    - The lamps are our lives. The oil is the Holy Spirit.
    - We can't give away our oil to people who have the same opportunity to get it.
    - Gaining oil requires sacrifice.
    - People can drain us if we let them.
    - If we allow people to take our oil, there will be none left for neither of you.
    - We are personally responsible for our own oil supply. 
    - The God who supplies the oil will give it to you freely.
    - We can have some oil. We can be low on oil, but we cannot go as far as someone whose tank is full.
    - In order to do what God has called you to do, you need to be full of oil.
    - When Jesus shows up, He takes the ones who are ready.  Those who were not ready, the door was shut.
    - There was a time for the children of Israel to go.
    - God is going to move in our lives we need to be ready. Our lamps need to be filled.
    - Being ready is not as easy as it appears.  We need the help of God.
    - The believers were praying and still almost missed Peter knocking.
    - Don't quench the Holy Spirit.
    - Keep spending time with God, keep giving. keep praying, keep meditating on the word.
  • Feb 16, 2020A Closer Walk With God
    Feb 16, 2020
    A Closer Walk With God
    Series: General
    Genesis 5:18-24; Hebrews 11:5
    - God desires a closer walk with Him.
    - The closer we walk with God the more we will be like Him and reflect His glory.
    - We can't have power if we are distant from God.
    - Enoch walked with God by faith, according to the Word and will of God.
    - Because Enoch walked with God, he had the heart of God.
    - Enoch walked in a way that pleased God.
    - When we walk by ourselves, we are vulnerable to the enemy's attacks.
    - The closer we walk with God, the more we are protected.
    - Before God took Enoch, he changed Enoch.
    - Whatever Enoch was, whatever he used to be, He was no longer.
    - The more we walk with God, the more we will be like Him. The more strength we will have. The more power. And the more we will reflect His glory.