Expectations

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This sermon was recorded on 10/14/2018

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Expectations  Rom. 1:1

Understanding our expectations is a key foundation to living our lives for Christ. 

Supplemental Scriptures

Philippians 2:7    7 but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness.  NIV

1 Corinthians 6:19-20  19 Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body.  NIV

Romans 8:28-29   28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. 29 For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the likeness of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.  NIV

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18   16 Be joyful always; 17 pray continually; 18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.  NIV

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Final Greetings

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This sermon was recorded on 10/7/2018

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Final Greetings 1 Cor. 16:19-24

Paul ends his letter with final greetings from those with him in Ephesus.  Yet even in these greetings we find great wisdom from God.

Supplemental Scriptures

2 Cor 5:9-10  9 So we make it our goal to please him, whether we are at home in the body or away from it. 10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive what is due him for the things done while in the body, whether good or bad. NIV

Col 3:23-24  23 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, 24 since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. NIV

1 Cor 11:29-30  29 For anyone who eats and drinks without recognizing the body of the Lord eats and drinks judgment on himself. 30 That is why many among you are weak and sick, and a number of you have fallen asleep. NIV

Gal 1:8  8 But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach a gospel other than the one we preached to you, let him be eternally condemned! NIV

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Servants of God

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This sermon was recorded on 9/30/2018

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Servants of God 1 Cor. 16:15-18

Paul urges the Corinthian church to raise certain men to positions of leadership because they have shown themselves to be servants.

Supplemental Scriptures

Col 3:18-20  18 Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.19 Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. NIV

2 Thess 3:10   10 For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “If a man will not work, he shall not eat.”  NIV

Acts 4:34-35  34 There were no needy persons among them. For from time to time those who owned lands or houses sold them, brought the money from the sales 35 and put it at the apostles’ feet, and it was distributed to anyone as he had need. NIV

Mark 9:35  35 Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “If anyone wants to be first, he must be the very last, and the servant of all.” NIV

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Do Everything In Love

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This sermon was recorded on 9/23/2018

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Do Everything in Love 1 Cor. 16:13-14

Love softens and controls all the other characteristics.

Supplemental Scriptures

Matt 22:37-40  37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ 40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” NIV

Matt 6:8   8 Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him. NIV

John 3:16  16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. NIV

Rom 15:  1 We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves. NIV

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Be Strong

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Unfortunately, once again we had technical difficulties with our computer (meaning we had an update to Windows 10 and now our recording software is unreliable) and were unable to record the service in audio.  We were able to get a good video recording and that will be posted on 9/19/2018.  Just click on the link below to go to video.

This sermon was recorded on 9/16/2018

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Stand Firm 1 Cor. 16:13

Paul exhorts the men and women of the church at Corinth to be spiritually strong.

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Be Men of Courage

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This sermon was recorded on 9/9/2018

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Stand Firm 1 Cor. 16:13

Paul speaks directly to the men of the Church of Corinth and tells them to act like Godly men.

Supplemental Scriptures

1 Cor 3:1-3   3 Brothers, I could not address you as spiritual but as worldly — mere infants in Christ. 2 I gave you milk, not solid food, for you were not yet ready for it. Indeed, you are still not ready. 3 You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? Are you not acting like mere men? NIV

1 Cor 14:20   20 Brothers, stop thinking like children. In regard to evil be infants, but in your thinking be adults. NIV

1 Cor 13:11   11 When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish ways behind me. NIV

1 Cor 2:12-13   12 We have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who is from God, that we may understand what God has freely given us. 13 This is what we speak, not in words taught us by human wisdom but in words taught by the Spirit, expressing spiritual truths in spiritual words. NIV

2 Tim 3:16-17   16 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, 17 so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. NIV

Gal 5:22-25   2 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. 24 Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the sinful nature with its passions and desires. 25 Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. NIV

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Stand Firm in the Faith

This sermon was recorded on 9/2/2018

Unfortunately due to technical difficulties (meaning an update in Windows 10) we were unable to make an audio recording of this sermon.  However, we did make a video recording which can be viewed at:  Sermon Video

Stand Firm in the Faith 1 Cor. 16:13

Paul commands the Corinthians (and us) to stand firm on the Word of God.

Supplemental Scriptures

2 Thess 2:15   15 So then, brothers, stand firm and hold to the teachings we passed on to you, whether by word of mouth or by letter. NIV

Jude 3    3 Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt I had to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was once for all entrusted to the saints. NIV

1 Cor 15:1   1 Now, brothers, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. NIV

Deut 32:3-4   3 I will proclaim the name of the Lord.Oh, praise the greatness of our God! 4 He is the Rock, his works are perfect, and all his ways are just. A faithful God who does no wrong, upright and just is He. NIV

Matt 7:24   24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. NIV

1 Cor 3:18-19   18 Do not deceive yourselves. If any one of you thinks he is wise by the standards of this age, he should become a “fool” so that he may become wise. 19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God’s sight. As it is written: “He catches the wise in their craftiness”; NIV

2 Peter 1:21-2:1   21 For prophecy never had its origin in the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. 2 But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the sovereign Lord who bought them — bringing swift destruction on themselves. NIV

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Be on Your Guard

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This sermon was recorded on 8/26/2018

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Stand Firm 1 Cor. 16:13-14

Paul warns the Corinthians to be on their guard against false teaching.

Supplemental Scriptures

Matt 7:15-16  15 “Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. 16 By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? NIV

Gal 5:22-23  22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. NIV

Gen 3:1    3 Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?” NIV

Acts 17:11   11 Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true. NIV

John 16:13   13 But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come. NIV

 

 

 

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A Group Effort

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This sermon was recorded on 8/12/2018

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Stand Firm 1 Cor. 16:10-12

Accomplishing the ministry of the church is a group effort.

Supplemental Scriptures

Acts 18:5    5 When Silas and Timothy came from Macedonia, Paul devoted himself exclusively to preaching, testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ. NIV

Acts 19:21-22   21 After all this had happened, Paul decided to go to Jerusalem, passing through Macedonia and Achaia. “After I have been there,” he said, “I must visit Rome also.” 22 He sent two of his helpers, Timothy and Erastus, to Macedonia, while he stayed in the province of Asia a little longer. NIV

Phil 2:12-13   12 Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed — not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence — continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, 13 for it is God who works in you to will and to act according to his good purpose. NIV

Rom 12:2    2 Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is — his good, pleasing and perfect will. NIV

Acts 18:24   24 Meanwhile a Jew named Apollos, a native of Alexandria, came to Ephesus. He was a learned man, with a thorough knowledge of the Scriptures. NIV

 

 

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Making Plans

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This sermon was recorded on 8/5/2018

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Stand Firm 1 Cor. 16:5-9

We learn from Paul the Biblical way to make plans for the future.

Supplemental Scriptures

2 Cor 1:15-16   15 Because I was confident of this, I planned to visit you first so that you might benefit twice. 16 I planned to visit you on my way to Macedonia and to come back to you from Macedonia, and then to have you send me on my way to Judea. NIV

2 Cor 13:2-3   2 I already gave you a warning when I was with you the second time. I now repeat it while absent: On my return I will not spare those who sinned earlier or any of the others, NIV

James 4:13-15   13 Now listen, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money.” 14 Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. 15 Instead, you ought to say, “If it is the Lord’s will, we will live and do this or that.” NIV

Prov 16:9   9 In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps. NIV

 

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