Posts made in June, 2008

What Does the Lord Require?

Posted by on Jun 28, 2008 in Rev. Serven

Courtroom situation. God’s pattern of deliverance. Conform our life to the written word of God. Priority on union and communion with the Living Lord. Take captive evil and wicked thoughts. Repent of prideful, selfish, and independent attitudes. Story from General Assembly. Text: Micah 6:1-16 We return today to the exposition of the Prophet Micah. He asks a noteworthy question: “What does the Lord require?” This question appears only once before in the Bible when Moses asks, And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you, but to walk in all his ways, to love...

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Seven Ways for a Husband to Encourage the Spirit of His Wife

Posted by on Jun 21, 2008 in Rev. Serven

Text: 1 Peter 3:7-9 Life doesn’t always boil down to a simple mathematical formula, but in the case of Christian marriage the following really works: Spiritual Regeneration + Biblical Reconstruction = Marital Reformation So, who is this message for? It is for the discouraged wife who wonders if her husband will ever learn to communicate with her. It is for the frustrated husband who doesn’t understand his wife’s way of thinking and acting. It is for perplexed, concerned children who want to be an encouragement to their fathers and mothers. It is for those who are not...

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Devoted to the Things of God

Posted by on Jun 8, 2008 in Rev. Serven

The state of the modern church: bored with Jesus Christ. Lost it’s sense of “taste”. Definition of an apostle. If we love Jesus, we will love what he has taught us. Purpose of Christian Fellowship. The Lord’s Supper gives spiritual nourishment to fight against the world, the flesh, and the devil. Prayer is the way we communicate trust, love and submission to God. Luther’s pattern of prayer. We are called to be glad in the Lord. Text: Acts 2:40-47 Guest Preacher, Pastor Jeff Yelton. In 2 Samuel 19:35, Barzillai is offered the opportunity to sit at King...

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The Coming Kingdom of Our Lord: Part 3

Posted by on Jun 1, 2008 in Rev. Serven

Twin themes in Micah–Judgment and Deliverance. Resting in God’s peace though the fears of life. God’s covenant promises. Covenant keepers vs. covenant breakers. God prospers His people even in the midst of corporate judgment. There will always be opposition to God’s word. Where does our confidence lie? John Wesley preaching on his father’s tombstone. The Lord will not forsake His people. Grab ahold of Christ. Text: Micah 5:1-15 We return to our study of the Prophet Micah and his message about the coming kingdom of our Lord. In chapter 4 we noted Micah’s...

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