How do you emphasize important things? Repetition? Raising your voice? Changing your tone or pitch? The Bible tends to emphasize things by repeating them. Introduce Psalm 119 Tie to Psalm readings Longest (176 verses, 315 lines) Every verse with only a few exception references the Word of God using various…
Jason Grissom • Eureka Baptist Church • Sermon • • 704 views • 39:31
Meditation Defined It is sequestering oneself for a time of serious and solemn thinking upon God in order to stir up heavenly affections. And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, And Isaac went out to meditate in the…
The Holy Writings
Jewish Meditation Literature We have been going through some Psalms for the last month or so, and will wrap it up next Sunday. We are exploring some of the texts of the Psalms, learning how to read them as personal prayers. Even though some may not seem relevant, given many were penned during times of…
The Epistle to the Philippians
Can Two people Walk together without agreeing on the direction? Amos 3:3 NLT 1 A soft answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger. 2 The tongue of the wise uses knowledge rightly, But the mouth of fools pours forth foolishness. 3 The eyes of the Lord are in every place, Keeping watch on…
Lent 2021 - Prayer
What do you spend your time thinking about? Where does your mind go when it wanders? More than ever we are surrounded by media clamoring for our attention, it’s so easy to be distracted. We can be overloaded with information, connected with others 24/7. How much of our time and attention do we give to…
C. Jason Walker • CJ Walker • Sermon • • 100 views
When God tells us how something will be before it happens, we find that when it occurs, it’s just like He said it would be. His Word Is Trustworthy!
Seeing 20/20; Spiritual Disciplines
What do you believe about the Bible, Scripture? This is a great question we must ask often. We must ask ourselves this question. If you do not have an answer right off the top of your head, spend this week observing how you interact, or don’t interact, with Scripture. Is it a manual to live by? It is…
The Holy Writings
Jewish Meditation Literature The Psalms are a fascinating study that informs the reader about emotional ups and downs of faith in God, when going through the positive and negative experiences of life. Often written to one extreme or another, there is little doubt left about where the writer sees themself,…
A Fresh Wind • Sermon • • 63 views
In its essence, meditation is simply the practice of listening to God’s voice as He speaks through His Word and prayer. It is this crucial element that makes our prayer life a two-way conversation rather than a one-way monologue. Meditation is the intentional act of listening to God. We must come to Bible study and prayer expecting to hear a personal word from a personal God.
A Lamp Unto My Feet
Series: A Lamp Unto My Feet Passage: Psalm 1 Sermon in a Sentence: God wants us to meditate on His word correctly and consistently. Flow: Body: 1 How happy is the one who does not walk in the advice of the wicked or stand in the pathway with sinners or sit in the company of mockers! 2 Instead, his delight…
How do I have a better relationship with God? Why doesn’t my Bible reading produce spiritual growth? Meditating on the Bible is the key spiritual discipline that God gives us for spiritual health and well-being.
Deacon Ordination Service
Mitch King • Sermon • • 56 views
The Calling of the Deacon is to Service (Joshua 1:1a) Explanation: At this point in the Biblical story, Joshua is taking his place as the new leader of the nation of Israel. Moses, the great leader of the Exodus and the Wilderness wanderings of 40 years, has just died. Because Joshua was replacing a…
Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 47 views
Do you hear the glorious Words of God? Psalm 19 declares 3 voices that describe how important it is to listen to the Scriptures. Creation was made by the very word of God and reminds the world of His Awesomeness. His Word gives us everything we need to live the life God designed for us. Our nature testifies of our need for God’s Word. God’s Word should be the constant meditation of our life.
Turn to Phil 4:4-9 in your bibles In this section of Phil 4:4-9 , Paul uses seven exhortations: (the following list and explanation of the exhortations from: Benjamin L. Merkle et al., Ephesians–Philemon , ed. Iain M. Duguid, James M. Hamilton Jr., and Jay Sklar, vol. XI, ESV Expository Commentary (Wheaton,…
Starting Fresh (Part 3) Faith in God Through Jesus Christ
Meditating on The Word day and night will ensure that we have a prosperous, breakthrough, and profitable Near Year!
Luke Kirkendall • Sermon • • 30 views
The Problem of Man’s Thinking Please open your Bibles to . Read . As we begin this text, I would like to remind you that things are not good for Paul. He’s not writing this from some exotic beach, while soaking in some rays. Paul is writing this while under house arrest in Rome. We hear house arrest…
Jason A. Smith • Sermon • • 30 views
INTRODUCTION · Training to be good soldiers… Our theme verse once again is , which gives us the standard that we are to live by if we want to be good soldiers. “3 You therefore must endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. 4 No one engaged in warfare entangles himself with the affairs of this…