Friends of God or Friends of the World

    Sunday 07/22/18  Series: For edification Message – Friends of God or Friends of the World [powerpress] Click HERE for Video     Last week we were talking about Living in the Light of TRUE Grace, We ended with 2 examples of Modern Christianity being taught and lived IN THE DARK and NOT in the Light of God’s grace. One was a Hillsong’s New York Campus church trying to be “‘gay welcoming” without being gay affirming and attempting thereby to sidestep the sticky issue of compromising their convictions. And I am not trying to paint this church black – […]

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Children of Light

    Sunday 07/08/18  Series: For edification Message – Children of Light [powerpress] Click HERE for Video     Last week we looked at Eph. 5:1-10 at learned that… We talked about applied learning skills…and applied it to Eph. 5:1 which is the shortcut to living out the point of the entire chapter – in fact, the whole letter to the Ephesian believers. We are to be imitators of God AS dear children. That duplication of His character was the goal of the christian life (A.K.A. – Light of the World, Christ in us, Hope of Glory, Fruit bearers…etc.) That […]

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Influence toward Growth

    Sunday 06/24/18  Series: For Edification Message – Influence Towards Growth [powerpress] Click HERE for Video     Since the start of the year we have been talking about “Equipping the saints for ministry work”. We’ve done this through teaching on the gifts, their expressions in and outside of the church, edifying our siblings in Christ and becoming skilled at receiving edification ourselves. Lately we’ve learned about testing our own “building” to see if we are “in the Faith” and proving ourselves that “Christ is in us”! This week we are going back to where we began, only so […]

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Not Lagging in Diligence

    Sunday 06/17/18  Series: For Edification Message – Not Lagging in Diligence [powerpress] Click HERE for Video Handout PDF   Not Lagging in Diligence We’ve been talking about personal edification and ministering to others towards their edification. The word edify meaning what?- To build up. What are we building up in ourselves and our brothers? Christ! Last week I taught you about examining your building and proving the steadfastness and strength of your growth in Christ – ending with the statement, “Examine yourselves, prove yourselves…do you not know yourselves that Christ IS IN YOU!” I ended by encouraging you […]

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Examine Yourself

    Sunday 06/10/18  Series: For Edification Message – Examine Yourself [powerpress] Click HERE for Video Handout PDF   Examine Yourself Our last Sunday teaching was on our stewardship of edification. During which time we learned about building up ourselves and others. This week we are learning about proving the strength, integrity and faithfulness of what has been built. As you may remember, one of our points was just how far we are from that completed state of being built up into Christ’s image. “For where there are strife and jealousy and an inability to control what flies out your […]

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