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Thanksgiving

Text: Psalm 100:4 “Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.” Introduction: Sometimes it is very hard to give thanks; when everything around us is going wrong. As a nation we have experienced Floods, Hurricanes, and massive Wild Fires. Gun violence and drug …

Bite Your Tongue

Text: James 3:8 “But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.” Introduction: Growing up I was taught this little verse: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Evidently the author had never had someone say something to them that hurt worse …

Lover of Your Soul

Text:  Proverbs 8: 35-36 “For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the Lord. But he that sinneth against me wrongeth his own soul: all they that hate me love death.” Introduction: Matthew 22:32 “I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? God is …

Division

Text: Luke 11:17 “But he, knowing their thoughts, said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and a house divided against a house falleth.” Introduction: The family unit in this nation has been dysfunctional now for many years. Children raised in that environment are now adults. Television was their babysitter and …

Faithful Sayings

Text: II Timothy 3:16 “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:” Introduction: Paul’s letters to the Church were given by the inspiration of God to Paul through the Holy Spirit. When we search the scriptures we can find pearls of wisdom …

Qualities of a Child

Text: Matthew 18:3 “And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 19:14 “But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.” Introduction:  There are …

The Gifts of the Holy Spirit by Dr. Phil Dillingham

“But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.”  (I Corinthians 12:7)   All Gifts Are to Exalt Christ. (I Corinthians 12: 3 ). Christ is the centerpiece to all of Christianity. The book of Acts says, “In him we live, and move and have our being.”  (Acts 17:28).  All …

Final Homecoming

Text: II Corinthians 5: “For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.” Introduction: The Bible states that our spirit will live forever and when we die here on earth that our spirit will return …

Keep Growing

Text: “Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection;” Hebrews 6:1. By Dr. Phil Dillingham   Introduction: Some Christians are satisfied to remain babes in Christ. They do not wish to continue to grow in the knowledge of the deeper things in scripture. Paul says that we need …

Meditate

Text: Joshua 1:8 “This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.” Introduction: Hearing one or …