Honor

God Honors those who Honor Him

Wednesday 05/27/20  Series: Thru the Bible Message – God Honors those who Honor Him [powerpress] ***Video is HERE*** Share this: Thru the Bible: 1 Samuel 13-15 Chapter 13 “(1) Saul was 30 years old when he became king, and he reigned 42 years over Israel.   (2)  He chose 3,000 men from Israel for himself:  2,000 were with Saul at Michmash and in Bethel’s hill country, and 1,000 were with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin.  He sent the rest of the troops away, each to his own tent.   (3)  Jonathan attacked the Philistine garrison that was in Geba, and the Philistines […]

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Judgement

Judgement begins in God’s House

Sunday 05/24/20 Series: Do we REALLY believe? Message – Judgement begins in God’s House Share this: Judgement begins in God’s House In our series of “Do we REALLY believe?” we’ve been talking about entering into the sufferings of Christ. We’ve discovered that those sufferings take on three primary forms. Saying no to our flesh and it’s sinful tenancies. Trials God in His sovereignty approves for His purposes. Temptations, oppositions, persecutions and afflictions from the world. While it is NOT always clear when something is a trial or a temptation, it is important to note that God NEVER TEMPTS ANYONE! For […]

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Theocracy

From Theocracy to Monarchy

Wednesday 05/20/20  Series: Thru the Bible Message – From Theocracy to Monarchy [powerpress] ***Video is HERE*** Share this: Thru the Bible: 1 Samuel 8-12 1 Samuel 8 Samuel’s sons are not godly “(1) Now it came to pass when Samuel was old that he made his sons judges over Israel.  (2) The name of his firstborn was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judges in Beersheba.”   (3)  But his sons did not walk in his ways; they turned aside after dishonest gain, took bribes, and perverted justice.   As we have seen in other cases, this is […]

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Instruction Correction Chastening

Instruction, Correction & Chastening

Sunday 05/17/20 Series: Do we REALLY believe? Message – Instruction, Correction & Chastening Share this: Instruction, Correction & Chastening We’ve been talking about entering into the sufferings of Christ in our series on “Do we REALLY believe?” Those sufferings take on three primary forms. Ridding ourselves of all sins. Trials God in His sovereignty approves for His purposes. Trials, oppositions, persecutions and afflictions from the world. In the first category of ridding sin from our lives – that can be done by judging ourselves with the aid of the Holy Spirit or by God chastening us. All of this is […]

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Honoring God

Honoring God

Wednesday 05/13/20  Series: Thru the Bible Message – Honoring God [powerpress] ***Video is HERE*** Share this: Thru the Bible: 1 Samuel 4-7 It is important to remember that up to this point, Israel is still in the time of the Judges and Samuel, though a Prophet is also a Judge in Israel as was Deborah in her day.  Also at this time in history the Philistines were a force to reckon with. History tells us that the Philistines were divided into the 5 city-states of Gaza, Ashkelon, Ashdod, Ekron, and Gath, some of which will be mentioned in these passages […]

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