1 Saul agreed with putting him to death. On that day a severe persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout the land of Judea and Samaria. Last week Ray Jones preached about the 4 lepers in the OT who decided, we can’t stay here or we will…
Book of Philippians
Pastor Bart Leger • Sermon • • 122 views • 21:58
Feeling pulled in too many directions? That can be exhausting. Even worse, it can cause us to be ineffective. The Apostle Paul has the remedy for this. It's called the "One thing". Listen today as Pastor Leger discusses Paul's devotion and direction. This may be exactly what you need to hear today.
During this crazy time, it would be easy to become discouraged about the prospects of job loss or having to do something different. You may think that you can’t do something different or even better because it’s just too late for you. That’s simply not true. God is not done with you even if you feel…
Life as the church - book of 1 Timothy
Young people are kingdom important Instructions for a youngman, a young evangelist that we can learn from and apply as both young and old today. Here are some things to consider as we get started today. 12 Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity,…
Book of Philippians
In Philippians 3, Paul is giving us his spiritual biography, his past (3:1-11), his present (3:12-16), and his future (3:17-21). Pastor Leger talks today about Paul's present and his determination to not stop growing and working. He is choosing not to rest on yesterday's accomplishments and devotion. Something we need to keep in ming.
6 Now when they had gone through Phrygia and the region of Galatia, they were forbidden by the Holy Spirit to preach the word in Asia. 7 After they had come to Mysia, they tried to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit did not permit them. 8 So passing by Mysia, they came down to Troas. 9 And a vision appeared…
Just a closer walk with thee series
GO! Have you ever been told to go? I’m sure you have, go to school, go to your room when you were young. Maybe, go to work, go to the doctor when older. What have you been told to “go” do that had significance in your life? In the bible there are lot’s of “go” let me give you just a few Gen46:3 Jacob…
This is supposedly a true story. It took place off the coast of Newfoundland with the Canadian authorities. The event was chronicled in the following transcript. Naval Ship: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the North to avoid a collision. Canadians: Recommend you divert YOUR course 15 degrees…
Some of you are making plans or you have already made plans on where you will go on vacation this Summer. Many, if not all of you, will get in a car and you will drive. You will put your destination in your google maps or apple maps and you will drive to that destination and enjoy however long your vacation…
We have been in this series for 4 weeks now. One thing that I believe I have made perfectly clear is what is know as the Principle of the Path. That is... Your Direction Determines Your Destination What gets your attention determines your destination, and ultimately, our destination. Or here is a shorter…
GOSPEL OF JOHN
Jomo Thomas • Sermon • • 446 views • 45:59
Chapter 13-14 Preparation for When Christ Leaves Christ is trying to prepare his disciples emotionally for his death and what it will mean for them in the positive while they deal with the negatives of the natural emotions that are associated with death and even the feelings of defeat Continuing with…
Introduction The direction you take, determines your destination. This reality means that our choice of direction is vital. There is, however, a second element to this reality. When you follow someone, it is their direction that determines your destination. Therefore, who you follow is also vital. LET’S…
How many of you have been traveling on a vacation or just a random trip and you got lost and you did not know where you were at? Back before GPS and before kids, Kelly and I were moving back to Fort Smith. All we had was a road atlas that our insurance agent gave us. We had stopped in Atlanta to stay…
Series in Psalms
Pastor Bart Leger • Sermon • • 207 views • 26:12
What are you doing with your life? Where will you go after life is past? God wants to guide us through this life. Listen as Pastor Leger teaches on the Psalmist's questions about direction and destination.
Last week we began a series called The Path. All of us are headed on a path in life. The direction you are headed in always determines your destination. If you are headed north, eventually you will get to Canada. You may have all the intentions in the world to go to the Beach on the Pacific or the Atlantic…
The disciples had gone back to the Sea of Galilee to fish. They went back because the angel told them to wait in Galilee, not to give up on the mission. (Matt. & Mark) They went back to what was familiar, comfortable. Peter could not be still (no surprise), so he went fishing and the others followed.…
Introduction Everyone intuitively understands that purpose is necessary. The problem is that we look to the wrong source for purpose . Here’s what I mean. Many sources state that the way to find purpose is to look within. Think about what you want, what makes you happy; that is your purpose. The problem…
GOSPEL OF JOHN
Jomo Thomas • Sermon • • 186 views • 47:13
A. The Prerequisite for the Spirit (16:5–7): Jesus says unless he goes away, the Holy Spirit will not come. Codependent on his physical presence Walk by Faith and not by Sight II Cor 5:7 Total dependence on Jesus is by Faith Saved by Grace through Faith Eph 2:8-9 B. The purpose (16:8–15): The Holy Spirit…
Jonah: God's Relentless Grace
The short book of Jonah begins with a prophet, close to God with the priveledge of hearing His voice, hearing God's instruction and choosing instead of obeying it to head in the opposite direction. Why do we so often do the same thing? What can we do if we realise we're headed in the wrong direction?