Saturday, September 6, 2014

All Into Prayer – Positively Uncertain!

Sermon Text:  Judges 6:17 - 17 Then he said to Him, “If now I have found favor in Your sight, then show me a sign that it is You who talk with me
Sermon Title:  All Into Prayer – Positively Uncertain!
Point 1: Fleece GodJudges 6:36-38 - 36 So Gideon said to God, “If You will save Israel by my hand as You have said— 37 look, I shall put a fleece of wool on the threshing floor; if there is dew on the fleece only, and it is dry on all the ground, then I shall know that You will save Israel by my hand, as You have said.” 38 And it was so. When he rose early the next morning and squeezed the fleece together, he wrung the dew out of the fleece, a bowlful of water.
a)  Looked6:37 -  37 look, I shall put a fleece of wool on the threshing floor; if there is dew on the fleece only, and it is dry on all the ground, then I shall know that You will save Israel by my hand, as You have said.”
b)  Listened6:38 - 38 And it was so. When he rose early the next morning and squeezed the fleece together, he wrung the dew out of the fleece, a bowlful of water.
c)  Learned6:39 - 39 Then Gideon said to God, “Do not be angry with me, but let me speak just once more: Let me test, I pray, just once more with the fleece; let it now be dry only on the fleece, but on all the ground let there be dew.”
Point 2: Follow God’s InstructionsJudges 6:2 - 2 and the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel. Because of the Midianites, the children of Israel made for themselves the dens, the caves, and the strongholds which are in the mountains.
a)  You sift7:3 - 3 Now therefore, proclaim in the hearing of the people, saying, ‘Whoever is fearful and afraid, let him turn and depart at once from Mount Gilead.’” And twenty-two thousand of the people returned, and ten thousand remained.
b)  The Lord sift7:5 -  5 So he brought the people down to the water. And the Lord said to Gideon, “Everyone who laps from the water with his tongue, as a dog laps, you shall set apart by himself; likewise everyone who gets down on his knees to drink.”
c)  Both sift7:6 - 6 And the number of those who lapped, putting their hand to their mouth, was three hundred men; but all the rest of the people got down on their knees to drink water.
Point 3: Fulfillment of the Answer 7:21-22 - 21 And every man stood in his place all around the camp; and the whole army ran and cried out and fled. 22 When the three hundred blew the trumpets, the Lord set every man’s sword against his companion throughout the whole camp; and the army fled to Beth Acacia,[a] toward Zererah, as far as the border of Abel Meholah, by Tabbath
Life Application:


Wednesday, September 3, 2014

FORMULA FOR PRAYER...HPST

Sermon Text: 2 Chronicles 7: 14 If my people which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

Sermon Title: Formula for Prayer; HPST

Point 1: H_____ 2 Chronicles 7: 14 If my people which are called by my name, shall humblethemselves…

Point 2: P_____ 2 Chronicles 7: 14 If my people which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray...

Point 3: S_____ 2 Chronicles 7: 14 If my people which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face...

Point 4: T_____2 Chronicles 7: 14 If my people which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn...

Life Application

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Operation Generation - Live the Promise - 11am Service

Sermon Text: Joshua 5: 9


Sermon Title: Operation Generation: Live The Promise


Point 1: Transferring The Promise



Point 2: Receiving The Promise



Point 3: Responding to the Promise


Point 4: Realizing The Promise



Conclusion: Living The Promise in [Today] Gilgal

All into Prayer: Prayer That Gets God’s Attention - 830am Svc

Sermon Text: Isaiah 38:2 Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the LORD,

Sermon Title:  Prayer That Gets God’s Attention

Point 1:  Prayer that is heartfelt, sincere and gut wrenching. 

Point 2:  Prayer that has feet on it vs. 21 - Isaiah had said, "Prepare a poultice of figs and apply it to the boil, and he will recover."

Point 3:  Prayer backed up with a life of faithfulness vs. 3 "Remember, O LORD, how I have walked before you faithfully and with wholehearted devotion and have done what is good in your eyes." 

Point 4: Hezekiah prayer had purpose.

God answered:
With a word: vv 4, 5, 6 Then the word of the LORD came to Isaiah: 5 "Go and tell Hezekiah, 'This is what the LORD, the God of your father David, says: I have heard your prayer and seen your tears; I will add fifteen years to your life. 6 And I will deliver you and this city from the hand of the king of Assyria. I will defend this city.
A sign:  vv 7, 8 7 " 'This is the LORD's sign to you that the LORD will do what he has promised: 8 I will make the shadow cast by the sun go back the ten steps it has gone down on the stairway of Ahaz.' “So the sunlight went back the ten steps it had gone down.


A response:  vs. 5 "Go and tell Hezekiah, 'This is what the LORD, the God of your father David, says: I have heard your prayer and seen your tears; I will add fifteen years to your life.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

All into Prayer: I Need An Answer Pt. 2

Sermon Text: Luke 18: 1 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.
Sermon Title: All into Prayer: I Need An Answer Pt. 2
Point 1: Promise Keeper
a.  A.S.K. Matt 7: 7 - 11 ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
b.  Confidence 1 John 5: 14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.
c.  Receive Matt 21: 22 And all things, whatever you shall ask in prayer, believing, you shall receive
d.  Abiding  John 15: 7 If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you
e.  Call Him Jeremiah 33: 3 Call to me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things which you do not know
f.    Sin…
Point 2: Delay Develops…
a.  25 years…Genesis 18: 13 The Lord said to Abraham, Why did Sarah laugh and say, "Will I really have a child, now that I am old?"
b.  400 plus years…Exodus 3: 7 The Lord said, "I have indeed seen the misery of my people in Egypt. I have heard them crying out because of their slave drivers, and I am concerned about their suffering.
c.  18 years…Luke 13: 11 And behold, there was a woman who had had a disabling spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not fully straighten herself.
d.  Since birth…John 9: 1 As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth.
Point 3: Promise Hearer…
a.  His…
b.  Doors…
c.   Unction
d.  Yes…
e.  No…
f.    Wait…

Conclusion:

Sunday, August 24, 2014

All Into Prayer! I Need an Answer!

Sermon Text: Luke 18: 1 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.
Sermon Title: All into Prayer! I Need an Answer!
Point 1: Don’t do as she didvs. 3, 5 And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with a plea…(5) yet because this widow keeps bothering me
Point 2: It's not how many times you say it…vs. 5 yet because this widow keeps bothering me…so that when won't eventually wear me out with her coming!
Matt 6: 7, 8 And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words. (8) Do not be like them for your father know what you need before you ask him.
Point 3: Does the prayer connect to a covenant promise? vs. 3, 7…she kept coming with the plea…will not God bring justice
a.  Define…
b.  Determine…
c.  Declare…

Point 4: God wants to answer Luke 11: 7 And will not bring about justice for his chosen ones…
Point 5: Remember when God did answer…don’t give up vs. 1 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. James 1: 6,7 17…
Homework:
a.  List…
b.  Expect…
c.  Don't…
d.  Join…

e.  Join…

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Edge

Sermon Text: John 5: 1 - 12

Sermon Title: The Edge

Point 1: How did you get here? 3, 5

Point 2: Get away from those who can’t get you into your destiny vs. 7

Point 3: Get up vs. 8

Point 4: Get what got you vs. 11

Point 5: Get a new life vs. 14, 15