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

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Living on the Edge: The Edge of Greatness

Sermon Text: 1 Kings 3: 9 “So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?”

Sermon Title: Living on the Edge: The Edge of Greatness

Point 1: Acknowledge God vs. 7 Now, O Lord my God, you have made your servant king in place of my father David. But I am only a little child and do not know how to carry out my duties.

Point 2: Ask for help vs. 9 “So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?”

Point 3: Accept help from God help vs. 12 I will do what you have asked. I will give you a wise and discerning hear, so that there will never have been anyone like you, nor will there ever be.

Point 4: Acquiring success will happen vs. 13 Moreover, I will give you what you have not asked for—both riches and honor—so that in your lifetime you will have no equal among the kings.

Point 5: Apply what you learn vs. 24, 25 The king said, “Bring me a sword.” So they brought a sword for the king. (25) He then gave an order: “Cut the living child in two and give half to one and half to the other.”

Conclusion/Homework

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Living on the Edge: My Deliverance Will Come

Review: Stepping into your promise means…
Pericope: Exodus 14: 10 - 31

Sermon Text: Exodus 14: 31 And when the Israelites saw the great power the Lord displayed against the Egyptians, the people feared the Lord and put their trust in him and Moses his servant.

Sermon Title: Living on the Edge: My Deliverance Will Come

Point 1: The Edge of Deliverance also means the edge of desaster
vs. 10(a) As Pharaoh approached, the Israelites looked up, and there were the Egyptians, marching after them.

Point 2: God is the conductor vss. 17, 18 I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians so that they will go in after them…(18) The Egyptians will know that I am the Lord when I gain glory through Pharaoh…

Point 3: Dismiss your fear vs. 13…Do not be afraid

Point 4: You must move forward vs. 15…Tell the Israelites to move on…

Point 5: Deliverance requires dependence on God vss. 22, 31 when the Israelites saw the great power the Lord displayed against the Egyptians, the people feared the Lord and put their trust in him


Conclusion/Homework

Sunday, August 10, 2014

The Edge of Promise: Step Into Your Promises from God

Sermon Text: Deut. 34: 4

Sermon Title: Step into Your Promises from God

Point 1: Say Amen[farewell] to__________ Genesis 19: 15 – 26

Point 2: Say Amen [farewell] to_________________
Acts 15: 36 – 39 36 Sometime later Paul said to Barnabas, “Let us go back and visit the believers in all the towns where we preached the word of the Lord and see how they are doing.” 37 Barnabas wanted to take John, also called Mark, with them, 38 but Paul did not think it wise to take him, because he had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not continued with them in the work. 39 They had such a sharp disagreement that they parted company. Barnabas took Mark and sailed for Cyprus,
Point 3: Say Amen[farewell] to ____________________
Matt 21: 18 – 22 Early in the morning, as he was on his way back to the city, he was hungry. (19) Seeing a fig tree by the road, he went up to it but found nothing on it except leaves. Then he said to it, “May you never bear fruit again!” Immediately the tree withered.

Point 4: Say Amen[farewell] to____________________
Jude 24 To him who is able to keep you from falling and to present you before his glorious presence without fault and with great joy

Isaiah 46: 10 - I make known the end from the beginning,   from ancient times, what is still to come. I say, ‘My purpose will stand,    and I will do all that I please.’

Rev. 1: 8 - “I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.”

Conclusion/Homework:
Write:
1.  The_____you are saying Amen to
2.  The __________you saying Amen to
3.  The­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­___________you are saying Amen to

4.  The_____________you are saying Amen to

Thursday, August 7, 2014

NLC Core Prayer

NLC CORE PRAYER
Dear Lord, Open the doors for us to build a church for your glory and saving souls. Make the vision a reality. Enlarge our territory with land, people and influence to plant NLC. Cancel the enemy's plans to stop NLC.  Give us wisdom and stamina. Give us prosperity and favor.  Give us cooperation and unity. Give us a spirit of sacrifice and a mind for kingdom building. Give us a spirit of followship and loyalty. Give us souls and we will care for them with all our might. Give us this community and with your help, we pledge our lives to win it for you. Give us a church planting anointing that will change lives in our lifetime. It is in Jesus name we pray, believe and declare it done!  Amen!

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The Edge of Promise Pt 2 Promise Keeper

Pericope: Deut 34: 1 - 8
Sermon Text: Deut 34: 4

Sermon Title: The Edge of Promise Pt 2 Promise Keeper

Point 1: Promises are generational Deut 34: 4(a) Then the Lord said to him, "This is the land I promised on oath to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob when I said, 'I will give it to your descendants… 
Numbers 23: 8 How can I curse those whom…?
Numbers 23: 14 So he took him to the top of Pisgah...

Point 2: Promises don't perish Deut 34: 5 And Moses the servant of the Lord died there in Moab, as the Lord had said. He buried him in Moab, in the valley opposite Beth Peor, but to this day no one knows where his grave is.
Mark 9: 4 4 And there appeared before them Elijah and Moses, who were talking with Jesus.
1 Samuel 28: 14, 15 14 “What does he look like?” he asked.
“An old man wearing a robe is coming up,” she said.
Then Saul knew it was Samuel, and he bowed down and prostrated himself with his face to the ground. 15 Samuel said to Saul, “Why have you disturbed me by bringing me up?”
“I am in great distress,” Saul said. “The Philistines are fighting against me, and God has departed from me. He no longer answers me, either by prophets or by dreams. So I have called on you to tell me what to do.”
 2 Kings 13: 21   Once while some Israelites were burying a man, suddenly they saw a band of raiders; so they threw the man’s body into Elisha’s tomb. When the body touched Elisha’s bones, the man came to life and stood up on his feet.

Point 3: Pick your promise Hebrews 4: 12 For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of the soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Point 4: Refuse to move Ephesians 6: 13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Stand firm

Point 5: Move forward in faith Joshua 1: 6 - 9 6 Be strong and courageous, because you will lead these people to inherit the land I swore to their ancestors to give them.
“Be strong and very courageous. Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses gave you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, that you may be successful wherever you go. Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful. Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”


Life Application/Homework

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Living on The Edge: The Edge of Promise

Sermon Text: Deut 34: 4 Then the Lord said to him, "This is the land I promised on an oath to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob when I said, I will give it to your descendents." I have let you see with your own eyes, but you will not cross over into it."
Sermon Title: Living on The Edge: The Edge of Promise
Point 1: You have to…vs. 1a Then Moses climbed Mount Nebo from the plains of Moab to the top of Pisgah across from Jericho…
Romans 12: 1…be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind…
Point 2: You been… vs. 7a Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died...
Proverbs 10: 22 The blessing of the Lord makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.
Psalms 27: 14 says wait on the Lord, be of good courage wait on the Lord. Definition of wait...
Point 3: If God…Vss. 1b, 2…There the Lord showed him the whole land--from Gilead to Dan, (2) all of Naphtali, the territory of Ephraim and Manasseh, all the land of Judah as far as the western sea…
Numbers 23: 19 God is not a man, that he should lie or a son of man, that he should change his mind.
Point 4: Moses died but he wasn’t… Vs. 7 Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died, yet his eyes were not weak nor his strength gone.
Point 5: Don’t let people…don't push me I am close to… Vs. 8 The Israelites grieved for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days, until the time of weeping and mourning was over.
Numbers 20: 1 - 12
Deut 1: 6 says they buried his body where no one could find it.

Conclusion: Moses didn't make it but you will…

GREATER - The Amos Effect

Sermon Text: Amos 1: 6, 7:12-17 6 Thus says the Lord: “For three transgressions of Gaza, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment, ...