Pastor’s Message

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Pastor: Kenny Eiben

July 14, 2019 

Notice The Outcasts

Select Verses

 

I.

Reach out to those who are feared by others.

Luke 17:11-15

 

II.

Develop relationships with those who are despised by the majority.

Luke 15:1-2; 18:9-13; 19:1-10

 

III.

Pay attention to those who are marginalized by people in power.

Luke 13:10; 18:1-5

 

Application

A.

Purchase a meal for a homeless person and visit with that individual for a while.

 

B.

Volunteer at Good Samaritan Rescue Ministry, Habitat for Humanity, AIDS Hospice or the Alzheimer’s Center.

 

C.

Learn all you can about addictive diseases or about the gangs in our area. Pray that God would open the door for ministry to the Outcasts through Calvary Baptist Church.

 


July 7, 2019

Lessons From Luke

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I.

Be a person of truth.

Luke 1:1-4

Acts 1:1

 

II.

Use your gifts to benefit others.

Acts 16:6-10;    27:1-2

Colossians 4:11-14

 

III.

Place the work of God in Christ Jesus above all else.

Philemon 24

2 Timothy 4:9-11

 

APPLICATION

A.

Put high priority on the things of God. Look at your activities and calendar. They indicate your priorities!

 

B.

What can you do to refresh someone else this week in the name of Jesus?

Seek that person or those people, out and bless them.

 


June 30, 2019

The Essentials Of Evangelism

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I.

The elements of the testimony of the Biblical writers are unswerving.

 

A.

God’s appointed time, concerning the message of the

Old Testament prophets, has come.

Acts 2:16-21

 

B.

This act of God intervening in history is witnessed in the life of Jesus who was put to death by men and raised to life by God on the third day.

Acts 2:32, 36

 

C.

By His death and Resurrection, Jesus has conquered sin;

therefore, salvation is found in no one else.

Acts 4:12

 

D.

This is just the beginning of God’s Kingdom activity.

Acts 3:20-21; 17:30-31

2 Thessalonians 1:7-10

 

E.

All people should repent and be baptized in the name of

Jesus Christ the Messiah and Lord.

Acts 2:38

 

II.

 The numerous benefits of salvation must not be overlooked.

 

A.

Believers have been reconciled with God.

2 Corinthians 5:18-21

 

B.

Christians have deliverance from condemnation.

John 3:18

Romans 8:1

1 Corinthians 11:32

 

C.

Disciples are now a part of the people of God.

Acts 2:41, 47

1 Peter 2:4-10

 

D.

Followers have the Gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 2:38

1 Corinthians 2:12; 6:19

 

E.

Saints have eternal life.

John 3:16; 11:25-26

 

F.

Adherents will be raised to new life.

1 Corinthians 6:14; 15:12-57

 

III.

Additional emphases of the Gospel declaration

 

A.

We must explain the response that God requires to

the Good News.

Acts 2:37-38; 16:30-31

 

B.

We ought to encourage people to count the cost to follow Jesus.

Luke 14:25-33

 

C.

We should expect individuals to be converted by faith.

1 Corinthians 2:1-5

 

APPLICATION

A.

Share the Plan of Salvation with someone this week.

 

B.

Memorize several Bible verses that clearly communicate the Plan of Salvation.

C.

Keep specific names on your prayer list for whom you are consistently praying for their salvation.


June 23, 2019

 

Positive Lessons The Fathers Teach

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I.

One positive lesson the fathers teach is to never give up.

2 Chronicles 15:7

Galatians 6:9

 

II.

A second helpful message that fathers impart is to face the challenges head on.

2 Corinthians 4:8-9

I Peter  1:6-7; 4:12-13

 

III.

Another encouraging principle that fathers communicate is to make time for family.

Ecclesiastes 3:10-12; 4:9-12

 

IV.

A fourth affirmative example that fathers pass on is that the right thing to do is the best thing to do.

Psalm 34:11-14

James 4:17

 

APPLICATION

A.

Talk with your family about the best lessons in life that you have been taught and why they have made a difference for you.

 

B.

If you could be remembered for three things, what would you want them to be?

 What is your legacy today?

 

C.

Memorize:

Colossians 3:17; 23-24


JUNE 16,2019

Why Do Men Need the Church?

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I.
Men need the church in order to find their true identity.

1 Kings 2:2b-3

 

II.
Men should be involved in the church in order to slay the dragon and save their families.

Romans 16:17-27

 

III.
Men must be a part of the church so that they might have the ultimate adventure.

Mark 1:16-34

 

APPLICATION


A.

Ask your male friends why they do not go to church. Talk to them about what it would take for them to be a part of the church. Consider ways that this congregation can practically work toward that goal.

B.
Memorize 2 Timothy 4:6-8.
Consider that passage becoming your “Life Verse” if you do not already have one.

C.
Write out a personal testimony accenting the three points in this message:
find true identity, slay the Dragon and save your family, have the ultimate adventure.


JUNE 9,2019

 

Do You Want A Blessing?

Psalm 112:1-10

 

I.

There will be a blessing for those who worship the Lord.

Psalm 112:1

 

II.

The blessing of the Lord will be obvious in that person’s life.

 

A.

They will love God’s Word.

Psalm 112:1

 

B.

They will impact the next generation.

Psalm 112:2

 

C.

They will make right decisions.

Psalm 112:3

 

D.

They will be generous.

Psalm 112:4-5; 9

 

E.

They will stand firm during difficult days.

Psalm 112:6-8; 10

 

 

APPLICATION

A.

Be passionate about drawing near to

God in worship through Jesus Christ.

It is the key to life.

 

B.

Study: Psalm 111:113

 

C.

Look up all the verses in the Bible that speak of a blessing.

See what they have to say, and compare that with what

our culture says.


JUNE 6,2019

Ultimate Questions from Job

Select Verses

I.

Why was I born?

Job 3:11 

 

II.

How can a person be made right with God?

Job 9:2 

 

III.

When people die, will they live again?

Job 14:14

 

 

APPLICATION

A.

Prepare a personal response to each of these questions using Scripture as a supporting evidence in your answer.

B.

Consider other “big questions” in life:

Why is there evil & suffering in the world?

What is wrong with the world and how can things be made right?


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