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Developing A Plan For Success Pt. II

         Setting a course for the life you      want.
 

July 9 2017
(Youth Sunday)

Genesis 41:33-38


Scripture Reading:
Matthew 14:22-31

Spiritual Principle: 
There is a life by default and if you don't prepare for the life you want you will definitely end up with that life.  Life by default is a life that comes to everyone who doesn't prepare for something different.

 

Scriptural references:
  Genesis 41; Job 19:25-27;  Ecclesiastes 4:13, 12: 1-7;               Daniel 12; Matthew 14:22-31;          Mark 8:36-37, 9:1-29; John 10:10; Ephesians 6:10-17; Philippians 4:13
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The Work of the Holy Spirit in the Life of the Believer


July 2 2017
(Communion Sunday)

 

John 14:25-26, 16: 7, 12-15


Scripture Reading:
Church Covenant

 

Spiritual Principle: 
In order to effectively be lead by the Holy Spirit you need to know the Word of God.  God's Word is designed to be a lamp unto our feet and a light unto our path.

 

Scriptural references:
Job 1:1; Matthew 4:1-11; John 14-16; Romans 8:1-11, 11:14-15; I Corinthians 2:11-12, 10:13, James 4:7
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The Proof of Salvation


June 25 2017

Ephesians 1:12-14


Scripture Reading:
I John 3:1-3
 

Spiritual Principle: 
The Holy Spirit is the only proof of the believer's salvation

 

Scriptural references:
 Job 14:14; Matthew 5:28; Acts 2:38-40; Romans 8:9-14; I Corinthians 6:19, 15:42-58; Ephesians 1:3-14, 4:30; Philippians 3:20-21; Hebrews 2:10; I John 3:1-3; Jude 1:24
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A Man that Listens to God


June 18 2017
(Celebrating Father's Day)

 

Matthew 1:18-25, 2:13-15, 19-23


Scripture Reading:
Proverbs 3:5-10

 

Spiritual Principle: 
If men learn to listen and obey God every weapon that's formed against him will not prosper.

 

Scriptural references:
Proverbs 3:5-10; Isaiah 54:17; Matthews 1:1-25, 2:1-23, 7:6
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Developing A Plan For Success Pt. I


June 11 2017
(Youth Sunday)

 

Genesis 41:33-38


Scripture Reading:
Ecclesiastes 12:1-7

 

Spiritual Principle: 
If you don't plan to succeed you are planning to fail.

 

Scriptural references:
Genesis 41:17-32; Ecclesiastes 4:13, 12:1-7; Daniel 12; Mark 8:36-37;
Ephesians 6:10-17; Philippians 4:13
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Evidence Of Salvation


May 28 2017
 

 II Corinthians 5:16-21


Scripture Reading:
Luke 18:9-14

 

Spiritual Principle: 
If a person has truly confessed with their mouth and believed in their heart the Gospel of Jesus Christ that person will become a new creation.

 

Scriptural references:
Matthew 7:15-20, 24:37-39; Luke 10:30-37, 18:9-14; John 3:1-8;
I Corinthians 15:54-58; II Corinthians 5:16-21; Ephesians 1:13-14;Philippians 2:12-13;
Hebrews 12:6-15; James 3:8-12
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What Is Salvation?

May 21 2017

Colossians 1:12-15


Scripture Reading:
Luke 19:1-10

 

Spiritual Principle: 
Salvation is the redemptive work of God through Christ Jesus which through a sincere confession of faith has been forgiven of sins and justified in the sight of Almighty God.

 

Scriptural references:
Genesis 3:8; Matthew 27:50-51; Luke 19:1-10; John 3:1-7; Acts 1:4,8;
II Corinthians 5:17-19;
Ephesians 2:1-10; Philippians 2:12; Revelation 21:8
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Mother's Day Sermon:
The Eagle Stirs
Her Nest


May 14 2017

Speaker:
First Lady,
Minister Brenda Crawford

 


Scripture Reading:
Isaiah 40:31
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Easter Celebrations:
The Dispensation of the Holy Spirit


May 7 2017
(Communion Sunday/
68th Church Anniversary)

 

Acts 2:1-4


Scripture Reading:
Church Covenant

 

Spiritual Principle: 
It's impossible for man to live the Christian life apart from the indwelling presence and work of the Holy Spirit.

 

Scriptural references:
Joel 2:28-29; Matthew 16:18; John 3: 3-6, 20:19-23;
Acts 2:37-40; I Corinthians 6:19, 12:12-13, 14:2, 22;
Ephesians 1:13-14;
I Thessalonians 4:17;
I John 5:1; Jude 1:24
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The Believer's Judgment Pt II


April 30 2017
(Missionary & Service Day)

 

 II Corinthians 5:1-10


Scripture Reading:
Matthew 25:14-30

 

Spiritual Principle: 
This judgment is not to determine where but how each believer shall be rewarded based primarily on his or her works done or not done in this life.

 

Scriptural references: Jeremiah 8:20-22; Matthew 25:14-30; Luke 8:4-15, 10:2, 14:16-24; I Corinthians 3:13-15, 15:9-10, 58; Ephesians 2:8-10; Revelation 20:4-6
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Easter Celebrations:
Day 4: The Ascension


April 23 2017
 

Acts 1:6-11


Scripture Reading:
Hebrews 9:23-28

 

Spiritual Principle: 
The reason God can justly forgive the sins of the believer is because of the atoning grace of our Lord Jesus Christ

 

Scriptural references:
Luke 20:42-43, 24:39;
John 20:17; Roman 8:34;
I Thessalonians 4:16;
Hebrews 6:1-6, 7:25-28, 9:23-28;
I John 1:9-10; Jude 1:24-25
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Easter Celebrations:
Day 3: The First Day of the Week


April 16 2017
 

Matthew 28:1-10


Scripture Reading:
I Corinthians 15:12-26

 

Spiritual Principle: 
Sunday is the most important day of the year because it mark the day God completed His redemptive plan for mankind.

 

Scriptural references:
Psalms 144:6; Mark 16:1-14;
Luke 24:1-12; John  20:1-10;
I Corinthians 15:12-26;
II Corinthians 5:15-21;
Colossians 1:18;  
I Thessalonians 4:13-18;
Hebrews 10:19-25; Revelation 1:5,10
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Easter Celebrations:
Day 2: The Sabbath


April 9 2017
 

Matthew 27:62-66


Scripture Reading:
Mark 15:42-47

 

Spiritual Principle:
The day before the Sabbath, whether Saturday for the Jews or Sunday for the Christians should be a day of preparations for the Sabbath.

 

Scriptural references: Genesis 2:2-3; Exodus 16:23, 20:8-11; Numbers 15:32-36; Matthew 27:57-61; Mark 12:2; John 10:18; 19:31-42; Ephesians 1:1-14
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Easter Celebrations:
Day 1: Friday


April 2 2017
(Communion Sunday)

 

Matthew 27:33-42


Scripture Reading:
Church Covenant

 

Spiritual Principle:
 
Thank God It's Friday

 

Scriptural references:
Psalms 22:1; Isaiah 53;
Joel 3:15-16;
Matthew 27:31-32;
Mark 15:24-25; John 18:12-14; Hebrews 10:5-25
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Wisdom Series:
Wisdom At Work


March 26 2017

 

I Kings 3:5-15; 16-28


Scripture Reading:
I Kings 10:1-10

 

Spiritual Principle: 
If you make "the best decision" you will always have the best results.

 

Scriptural references:
Genesis 3:1-7; I Kings 3:5-15, 5:12, 9;
II Chronicles 1:7-12; Psalms 119:125; Proverbs 2:6, 4:5-9; Romans 6:16;
I Corinthians 3:19; James 1:5
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"Renewing Your Mind"

March 12 2017
(Youth Sunday)


Guest Speaker:
Rev. E. Harris

Mark 5:1-20, Romans 12:1-2

 

When you renew your mind, think of Godly things to stay in that renewed state.
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Wisdom Series:
Are You Wise


March 5 2017
(Communion Sunday)

 

Matthew 25:1-13


Scripture Reading: Church Covenant

 

Spiritual Principle: There are many things each of us face in life, everyday, that can only be handled through wisdom.

 

Scriptural references: Genesis 41, 50:19-20; Ruth 4:2;
Daniel 1, 2; Proverbs 17:28, 22:17-21; Matthew 7:24-27, 25:1-13; Mark 2:18-20, 6:1-2, 14:38; Revelation 20:11-15, 21:8
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Wisdom Series: Lessons We Should Learn From Animals
Pt IV:
"The Spider"


February 26 2017

Proverbs 30:24-28


Scripture Reading:
                                                
I Thessalonians 4:9-12

 

Spiritual Principle: Learn to do the least thing we undertake with the best of our ability regardless of observation.

 

Scriptural references: John 9:4-5, 17:1-10; I Corinthians 3:12-15, 15:54-58; Philippians 1:6; I Thessalonians 4:9-12 
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Wisdom Series: Lessons We Should Learn From Animals
Pt III:
"The Locusts"


February 19 2017

Proverbs 30:24-28


Scripture Reading: Exodus 10:1-6

 

Spiritual Principle: If all the members of the Church would unite there is absolutely nothing that we wouldn't be able to accomplish.

 

 

Scriptural references: Exodus 10:1-6; Proverbs 6:6-8, 30:24-28; Joel 2:25;
II Chronicles 7:12-14; Matthew 10:5-15, 18:1-2; Mark 10:35-37; Ephesians 4:11-16; Revelations 9:1-12

Let Your Heart Not Be Troubled:
There Is A Better Place


December 11 2016
(Youth Sunday)

 

John 14:1-4


Guest Speaker:
Minister E. Harris

 

Living A Thankful Life Pt III:
Thanking God Involves Worship


December 4 2016
(Communion Sunday)

 

Deuteronomy 8:10-20


Scripture Reading: Church Covenant

 

Spiritual Principle: We tend to depend on God more in times of need and depend upon Him less in times of plenty.

 

Scriptural references: Genesis 15:7-17; Numbers 13&14; Psalms 103:1-5, 104:4-6; Proverbs 3:1-10; Romans 14:10; II Corinthians 5:10; James 1:17

Living A Thankful Life Pt II:
How To Prove Our Thankfulness to God


November 27 2016

Luke 17:11-19


Scripture Reading: Colossians 1:9-14

 

Spiritual Principle: Simply saying you are thankful is questionable and debatable; showing you are thankful is total gratitude.

 

Scriptural references: Psalms 103; Hosea 11:4; Luke 14:16-26; 17:11-19; 18:28-30; Colossians 1;, 2:6-7; II Corinthians 12; I Thessalonians 5:18; II Thessalonians 2:13-17;  II Timothy 1:7

Thanksgiving:
Living A Thankful Life Pt I


November 20 2016

Job 1:20-23, 2:9-13


Scripture Reading: II Corinthians 4:8-18

 

Spiritual Principle: Living a thankful life regardless of circumstances.

 

Scriptural references: Genesis 22:1-14; Job 1-2; Matthew 6:25-34; Mark 4:36-41; II Corinthians 4:8-18, 12:7;             I Thessalonians 5:18

A Purpose Lived Life


November 13 2016
(Youth Sunday)

 

Isaiah 49:1-6


Scripture Reading: Jeremiah 1:4-9 

 

Spiritual Principle: Making things happen for you instead of waiting for things to happen.

 

Scriptural references: Isaiah 49:1-21, 55:10-13;   Jeremiah 1:1-9; Luke 1:25-33; John 12:32; Romans 8:28-30; I Corinthians 12:1-11; Galatians1:15-24

Never Leaving Church the Same


November 6 2016
(Communion Sunday)

 

Matthew 2:1-12


Scripture Reading: Church Covenant

 

Spiritual Principle: Church will draw you from sin or sin will draw you from Church.

 

Scriptural references: II Samuels 24:10; I Kings 10:1-7; Micah 5:2; Matthews 8:22-27; Luke 10:38-42, 18:10-14; John 6:44, 16:13; I Corinthians 2:9;                      Ephesians 4:7-16; I John 1:9

Sacrificing Your Life to God Pt I & II


October 23 and 30 2016

Matthew 9:35-38


Scripture Reading: Luke 24:15-24 (25-27)

 

Spiritual Principle: Every believer shall stand at the Judgment Seat of Christ to give account of his/her works that will affect your eternity.  (I Corinthians 3:11-15)

 

Scriptural references: Genesis 26:12; Isaiah 55:6-11; II Samuels 24:18-25; Matthews 6:34; Luke 14:25-27; Acts 8:26-40; I Corinthians 3:9-15; Galatians 5:22-23; Ephesians 4:12; Colossians 1:5-6; I Thessalonians 5:21; I Peter 1:23

Working Out Your Salvation


October 9 2016

Philippians 2:1-15


Scripture Reading: II Corinthians 5:17-21

 

Spiritual Principle: There is only one sure way to prove that you have salvation and that proof is in a changed life.

 

Scriptural references: Matthew 13:1-9; John 16:13,18; Acts 2:37-40;
I Corinthians 2:14; II Corinthians 5:17-21; Ephesians 6:12-17; I Timothy 4:1-2; II Timothy 4:7-8; II Peter 2:20-22; I John 5:4-5







Into His Presence Pt I, II, III


September 18 2016/September 25/October 2

Hebrews 9:1-10


Scripture Reading: Matthew 27:45-56

 

Spiritual Principle: You have been given the privilege to enter into the very presence of Almighty God through the shed blood of Jesus Christ.

 

Scriptural references: Genesis 28:16-17; Exodus 25:10-22, 26:31-35, 34:29-35; Leviticus 18; Numbers 17; Psalms 100; Matthews 27:45-54; John 7:37-39; Romans 2:4; Ephesians 5:26; Hebrews 2:17-18, 5, 10:19-25






Living By The Truth Pt II


September 11 2016

I Corinthians 10:23-32


Scripture Reading: Romans 12:1-2

 

Spiritual Principle: The Bible is the source of all truth. If you, as a Christian, live by the Word, you will be blessed through the Word.

 

Scriptural references: Leviticus 18; Deuteronomy 28, 30:15-20; Malachi 3:7-15; Romans 12:1-2, 14:1-23; I Corinthians 6:12, 10:23-32; I Timothy 4:4-4; Titus 1:15






The Believer's Access Pt I&II


August 28 2016/ September 4 2016
 

Matthew 27:45-56


Scripture Reading: Hebrews 10:1-10

 

Spiritual Principle: Jesus gave His life as a sin offering to restore the relationship and fellowship man once had with God.

 

Scriptural references: Genesis 3:8, 5:24; Exodus 24-25, 26:31; Psalms 8:4-6; Ecclesiastes 9:5; John 6:44, 12:24, 14:6; Romans 3:19-26; I Corinthians 15:20; Hebrews 4:12-16, 9:15-22, 10:1-10, 20; I Peter 3:12
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Living By The Truth Pt I


August 21 2016
Youth Sunday

 

I Corinthians 10:23-32


Scripture Reading: Romans 12:1-2

 

Spiritual Principle: The Bible is the source of all truth. If you, as a Christian, live by the Word, you will be blessed through the Word.

 

Scriptural references: Leviticus 18; Deuteronomy 28, 30:15-20; Malachi 3:7-15; Romans 12:1-2, 14:1-23; I Corinthians 6:12, 10:23-32; I Timothy 4:4-4; Titus 1:15
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The Benefits Of Being Saved


August 14 2016
Mentor/Disciple Recognition Day

 

Hebrews 6:9-15


Scripture Reading: Genesis 12:1-9

 

Spiritual Principle: There is always an interval, sometimes a long one, between the promise and the performance.

 

Scriptural references: Genesis 12:1-9, 13:2, 14-18, 14:17-24; Psalms 103:10;
Matthew 24:13, 25:14-30; Romans 11:11-12; 12:1;
 I Corinthians 13:12; II Corinthians 5:10;
Philippians 2:12-13; Hebrews 11:8-11
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The Assurance Of Salvation


August 7 2016
(Communion Sunday)

 

John 13:15


Scripture Reading: Church Covenant

 

Spiritual Principle: Anyone who has truly been saved with the evidence of the Holy Spirit, God has lost none, kept and will keep until the Day of Redemption.

 

Scriptural references: Genesis 18; Job 1:20-21; Mark 11:25-26; Luke 7:36-50; John 6:44, 11:1-14,  17:12; I Corinthians 3:15, 11:26-32, 15:35-58; II Corinthians 5:6; Ephesians 4:30; Hebrews 12:6-11; I John 1:9, Jude 1:7
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The Cost Of Salvation


July 31 2016
 

I Peter 1:13-23


Scripture Reading: Hebrews 2:14-18

 

Spiritual Principle: The blood of Jesus Christ is the only price of man's redemption.

 

Scriptural references: John 4:4-26; Acts 2:23-27;
Romans 1:4, 5:16, 6:23; Ephesians 2:4-10;
II Timothy 1:6; James 1:18; Hebrews 2:14-18
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IF

Friends and Family Day

July 24 2016
 

II Chronicles 7:12-16


Scripture Reading: Genesis 18:23-33

 

Spiritual Principle: If a promise is conditional the fulfillment of that promise is based on your faith, belief and obedience to what the promise says.

 

Scriptural references: Genesis 18:23-33;
Exodus 12:21-23; Deuteronomy 23:21;
I Kings 9:1-9; II Chronicles 1:1-10; Job 14:14;
Proverbs 26:27; Ezekiel 18:24-28; Malachi 3:10;
Matthew 3:24, 6:15, 14:28, 15:14; John 8:36, 14:15, 15:7;
I Corinthians 3:15; James 5:16; I John 1:6
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What Is Salvation? (Pt. III)

"The Total Package" 

July 17 2016
 

Ephesians 1:3-14


Scripture Reading: I Peter 1:18-21

 

Spiritual Principle: If you don't know what you have in God, you will miss out on the blessings of being in Christ Jesus.

 

Scriptural references: Romans 5:1-5, 6:23;
I Corinthians 12:4-11, 15:51-53; II Corinthians 5:19; Galatians 5:22-23; Ephesians 1:1-14, 4:30;
I Peter 1:18-21; Revelations 20:11-15, 21:4, 22:12

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Youth Sunday Service

July 10 2016


"It's Possible"

Guest Speaker:
Rev. Mark Hughes
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What Is Salvation? (Pt. II)

July 3 2016
(Communion Sunday)

Luke 1:67-81

 

Scripture Reading: Church Covenant

 

Spiritual Principle: Salvation is not based on human feelings; it is based on a clear understanding and belief in the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.

 

Scriptural references: Genesis 3:1-6, 12:2; Zechariah 9:9; Malachi 4:1-4; Luke 1:5-38, 23:44-45; John 1:15-34; Romans 1:16-17, 6:23, 10:1-9; Ephesians 2:8;
Hebrews 4:15; I John 2:2; Revelations 20:15, 21:8

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What Is Salvation? (Pt. I)

June 26 2016

Romans 10:1-13

 

Scripture Reading: Ephesians 2:1-10

 

Spiritual Principle: The greatest gift God has to give fallen man is the free gift of Salvation.

 

Scriptural references: Genesis 3; Matthews 7:13; John 3:16, 5:39; Acts 2:37-40, 22:3; Romans 5:1, 6:1-6, 23, 8:7, 38-39, 10:14-15; I Corinthians 15:53; Ephesians 2:1-10; Revelations 21:4
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