Esther, God’s Deliverance

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Bible Text: Esther

Esther, God’s Deliverance

Romans 8:28 reads, “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” The book of Esther is an excellent commentary on the doctrine that Paul is writing about here: the Providence of God – His working through the normal actions of people in the normal order of life.  Listen to this overview sermon of the book of Esther…

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Leave it all behind

Applications from 1 Kings 

1 Kings 19:15-21

If you read the last post, It won’t always be you, please skip ahead to the application.

The Story:

In the reading tonight we come in as God tells Elijah to, “Go..”

He is putting him back to work, his rest is over. Anoint Hazael King of Syria. Anoint Jael King of Israel. Anoint Elisha prophet.

Next God tells Elijah that he is not alone, there is a remnant of 7000
who have not bowed to Baal. Elijah goes and finds Elisha and throws his mantle on him. Elisha settles his affairs and begins to follow Elijah.

The Application:

Elisha left his work. He left the oxen. He stopped working and tended to the business Elijah had.

Elisha left his family. On Elijah’s approval he went back long enough to say goodbye. But he left his family.

Elisha went so far as to burn any bridge allowing him to return. Notice Elisha’s extreme actions: He killed his oxen. He burned his tools. He cooked the oxen with the fire from the tools. Elijah left all and had a feast to commemorate it! Jesus alludes to this in Luke 9:62, “And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.” In following Jesus we must leave the old life behind.

Many need to leave it all behind like Elijah. Sure there are bridges in life that we need not burn. But the bridges to our old life/self need to be permanently destroyed. We should leave no option for ever becoming that person again.

Leave it and as you go have a feast to celebrate your new life!

The Conclusion:

Go, Realize it won’t always be you, Leave it all behind.

Pastor Chanc Strickland
Harpeth Baptist Church
Kingston Springs, TN

This blog post was adapted from a sermon preached at Harpeth Baptist Church in the summer of 2012.

Nehemiah – Rebuilding

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Bible Text: Nehemiah

Nehemiah Rebuilding

The book of Nehemiah contains the narrative of God’s people rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem. Appropriately, there is also an account of the spiritual building up of these same people. They are revived, covenant is renewed, but still in need of a redeemer. Listen to this sermon in the series of overview sermons in the Old Testament about the book of Nehemiah.

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It won’t always be you

Applications from 1 Kings 

1 Kings 19:15-21

If you read the last post, Rest is over, go, please skip ahead to the application.

The Story:

In the reading tonight we come in as God tells Elijah to, “Go..”

He is putting him back to work, his rest is over. Anoint Hazael King of Syria. Anoint Jael King of Israel. Anoint Elisha prophet.

Next God tells Elijah that he is not alone, there is a remnant of 7000
who have not bowed to Baal. Elijah goes and finds Elisha and throws his mantle on him. Elisha settles his affairs and begins to follow Elijah.

The Application:

In verse 16 God tells Elijah that Elisha will become prophet in his place. He sends him to go and anoint him. Elijah finds him in verse 19 and casts his mantle upon him. This is a symbolic way of transferring the prophetic power from one man to the next.

Notice Elijah’s actions. He simply goes to Elisha as God told him to do. He doesn’t argue with God that there didn’t need to be a different prophet. He doesn’t explain to God how he can still handle this.

When he finds him he immediately gives him the mantle. He doesn’t interview Elisha to make sure he will be a good fit. He doesn’t ask around about Elisha. He doesn’t even plan a retirement ceremony with the “traditional passing of the mantle ritual”! Elijah realized his time was coming to a close…he realized “it won’t always be you.”

Notice Elisha’s actions. He was working. Elisha wasn’t sitting around trying to decipher God’s will. Elisha was busy doing what he knew to do. He set things in order and went.

It won’t always be you. Be ready to pass off the duty God has trusted you with to the next person. When their time comes, let them have it (i.e. cast his mantle upon him). If you are the “Elisha” in this situation, be ready and willing.

Pastor Chanc Strickland
Harpeth Baptist Church
Kingston Springs, TN

This blog post was adapted from a sermon preached at Harpeth Baptist Church in the summer of 2012.

Mark 16 – When the Sabbath was Past

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Bible Text: Mark 16:1-20

When the Sabbath was Past

Christ is risen! He is risen indeed!  After the Sabbath was past Jesus’ followers found hope revealed, the sacrifice fulfilled, and a commission instilled. Listen to this sermon from Easter Sunday about the resurrection of Christ.

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Rest is over, Go

Applications from 1 Kings 

1 Kings 19:15-21

The Story:

In the reading tonight we come in as God tells Elijah to, “Go..”

He is putting him back to work, his rest is over. Anoint Hazael King of Syria. Anoint Jael King of Israel. Anoint Elisha prophet.

Next God tells Elijah that he is not alone, there is a remnant of 7000
who have not bowed to Baal. Elijah goes and finds Elisha and throws his mantle on him. Elisha settles his affairs and begins to follow Elijah.

The Application:

Elijah has completed amazing tasks for God. God has allowed him a time of renewal. Now that time is over and God says, “Go…”

Go, return on thy way… Get back to what I have called you to do. Anoint Hazael & Jehu kings. When you are done with that find Elisha and prepare him to become your replacement.

Many Christians are stuck in the constant state of rest. Constantly discouraged, worn, and needed refreshing. Never completing a task due to always tending to self.

This effects our churches. Churches cannot outreach due to such a large inreach. Pastors cannot focus outwardly due to always focusing inward.

Go! Eventually we as Christians are expected to mature and be more self sustaining. From here we become those in the church who do. Yes, there will be times for rest but only briefly.

Pastor Chanc Strickland
Harpeth Baptist Church
Kingston Springs, TN

This blog post was adapted from a sermon preached at Harpeth Baptist Church in the summer of 2012.

Ezra – Renewal

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Bible Text: Ezra

Renewal

When is the last time you had a spiritual reformation? The book of Ezra recounts Israel’s renewal consisting of restoration and reformation.

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A Final Word from The Lord

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Applications from 1 Kings 

1 Kings 19:9-14

If you read the last post, The Next Word from the Lord, please skip ahead to the application.

The Story:

As we finished last time, Elijah was beginning a journey that would take him 40 days and 40 nights. He arrives at Horeb and finds a cave to stay in. Here God says to him, “What are you doing here?” Elijah replies with his resume and then informs God that his life is in danger and he feels he needs to hide out. God tells him to go stand out on the mountain. A strong wind, earthquake, and fire come by, but God isn’t in them. Then Elijah heard a still small voice, and God was in the stillness. So Elijah went out of the cave and met with the voice of God.

The Application:

This final word, that comes in the form of a still small voice, simply asks again…”Why are you here?” The prophet is drained of his strength. He needs the God of the Stillness. Sure there is a lesson in the fire/wind/quake, but Elijah needs to be comforted, encouraged, and strengthened. God speaks to him in a still small voice for this purpose.

God asks the same question again to show Elijah the core of his problems. Yes, he is physically tired. Yes, his life has been threatened. But the core of the problem is that Elijah is in a place of feeling that nothing God will do or could do through him is enough. “We showed them God, but still some will not turn…” “These are a hopeless people and I might as well not even try…”

Elijah has a lack of faith in God as a result of the people’s actions. He isn’t blaming God, he is blaming the people. But, his doubt is saying God can’t or shouldn’t… God can, God will, but thankfully God is much more patient with wicked people than Elijah is (we are).

Even with Elijah, who of all people should remain in strong faith, God patiently deals in a still small voice. God is the God of the stillness and this is who Elijah needs now.

The Conclusion:

Did you notice how God communicated with Elijah? “…the Word of The Lord…” So it is with us, the God of the Stillness will speak to us through His Word.

Once in the stillness of the late midnight hour,
I felt the presence of the Lord’s saving power;
I fell on my knees, and cried to Him there,
Oh, merciful Savior, hear a lost sinner’s prayer.

Now every hour and every day,
In every moment, in every way;
I’m leaning on Jesus the rock of my soul,
I’m singing His praises wherever I go.

I’ll never forget that night on my knees,
The joy of that hour has never left me;
It’s life’s sweetest memory that time can’t erase,
I’m saved by His mercy, redeemed by His grace.

Pastor Chanc Strickland
Harpeth Baptist Church
Kingston Springs, TN

This blog post was adapted from a sermon preached at Harpeth Baptist Church in the summer of 2012.

Vacation Bible School

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2018 Vacation Bible School Online Registration

June 3-7, 2018 (Sun-Thurs)
6:00 – 8:00 PM

Bible Lessons, Games, Music, Snacks, and Prizes!

Discover God’s Forever Forgiveness! Through the lessons, children will learn about the life of Christ as seen through the eyes of Peter, and will discover the lasting forgiveness that only Christ can give.
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins…” (1 John 1:9).

VBS is FREE!  Registration by a parent or guardian is required.

Register

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1 and 2 Chronicles – The Heights and Depths of God

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Bible Text: 1 & 2 Chronicles

The Heights and Depths of God

Our God is the one true God, not a god among many others. He is sovereign, He is central, and all things are for His glory. Listen to this overview sermon from 1 and 2 Chronicles titled, “The Heights and Depths of God”.

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The Next Word from the Lord

Applications from 1 Kings 

1 Kings 19:9-14

If you read the last post, The First Word from the Lord, please skip ahead to the application.

The Story:

As we finished last time, Elijah was beginning a journey that would take him 40 days and 40 nights. He arrives at Horeb and finds a cave to stay in. Here God says to him, “What are you doing here?” Elijah replies with his resume and then informs God that his life is in danger and he feels he needs to hide out. God tells him to go stand out on the mountain. A strong wind, earthquake, and fire come by, but God isn’t in them. Then Elijah heard a still small voice, and God was in the stillness. So Elijah went out of the cave and met with the voice of God.

The Application:

Next God invites Elijah to stand on the mountain as He passes by. From his past experience Elijah should be able to detect God passing by. Elijah has seen God work through fire, rain, etc. Surely the strong wind coming is Him, no…an Earthquake, yes this is God, no… fire, just like before, no…

Elijah ducks back away in his cave after getting his hopes up three times.

That’s when he hears a still small voice.

Have you ever wondered why all the fuss? Why not just come the first time…why the wind, quake, & fire? “Perhaps the Lord attempts to teach Elijah not to expect always the miraculous and wondrous deliverance from problems.” I am guilty myself of this many times…

We serve the God of the wind, quake, & fire…but He is also the God of the stillness. This is who Elijah needed God to be for him at this time. Many times it is just what we need as well. There is a song that says, “…whatever I need, that’s just what He is…” and I have found this to be true.

Be careful what you expect. It is reassuring to know I serve the God of the wind, but sometimes I don’t need a tornado in my life. It is amazing to realize I serve the God of the earthquake, but most times I don’t need the ground shaking under my feet. I stand in awe as I serve the God of fire, but fire, while effective, is also very destructive. Most times all we need is a still small voice.

We must learn to expect this. This is the lesson God is showing Elijah. Yes, He will work mightily…but He will also work small. Don’t always seek a sign or marvelous wonder. Allow God to speak to you through His Word.

Pastor Chanc Strickland
Harpeth Baptist Church
Kingston Springs, TN

This blog post was adapted from a sermon preached at Harpeth Baptist Church in the summer of 2012.

Acts 13 – Missions

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Bible Text: Acts 13

Missions Sunday 2018 with Roy Seals

For our 2018 Missions Emphasis Sunday, Roy Seals with Global Faith Missions shared a sermon from Acts 13. Please listen and be encouraged to fulfill the great commission by making disciples.

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The First Word from the Lord

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Applications from 1 Kings 

1 Kings 19:9-14

The Story:

As we finished last time, Elijah was beginning a journey that would take him 40 days and 40 nights. He arrives at Horeb and finds a cave to stay in. Here God says to him, “What are you doing here?” Elijah replies with his resume and then informs God that his life is in danger and he feels he needs to hide out. God tells him to go stand out on the mountain. A strong wind, earthquake, and fire come by, but God isn’t in them. Then Elijah heard a still small voice, and God was in the stillness. So Elijah went out of the cave and met with the voice of God.

The Application:

Elijah is serving the God of the Stillness. Sure He can stop the rain, send fire, from heaven, but He is also the God who speaks in a still small voice. Elijah has been fed, ministered to by an angel, but now will be helped with the Word of God. God’s Word never fails!

The first Word is simple, “Why are you here”? God asks Elijah why he is at Horeb. Elijah’s reply is essentially that he sees no reason to continue. Israel is apostate, they kill the prophets, and he alone stands for covenant faith.

Apparently he had hoped that Mt. Carmel would produce a final victory over Baal worship. Of course we know from studying the Word that one victory over evil is never the end of the war. What Elijah had accomplished was HUGE, but it was not a final blow or a complete fix.

Pastor Chanc Strickland
Harpeth Baptist Church
Kingston Springs, TN

This blog post was adapted from a sermon preached at Harpeth Baptist Church in the summer of 2012.

Why We Take Communion

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Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 11:23-29

Why We Take Communion

We do many things for many different reasons, especially within Christianity.  Do you understand why we take the Lord’s Supper (commonly called Communion)? In 1 Corinthians 11 Paul presents the reasons clearly. Listen to this sermon covering verses 23-29 titled: Why we take Communion.

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God always has more for you to do

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Applications from 1 Kings 

1 Kings 19:1-8

If you read the last post, Being used spiritually takes a physical toll, please skip ahead to the application.

The Story:

At the close of chapter 18 everyone is heading to Jezreel coming down from Mt. Carmel as the rain begins to fall. Once they arrive Ahab immediately tells Jezebel what all Elijah had done. In a rage Jezebel threatens Elijah’s life. Elijah decides to leave and heads to Beer-sheba. Leaving his servant Elijah travels into the wilderness & rests under a tree. While resting an angel comes and feeds him and sends him on a journey. The rest and meal give him strength for 40 days/nights to get to Horeb.

The Application:

Remember when Elijah relaxed by the brook being fed by ravens? He had just challenged the king and lived to tell about it. God didn’t allow him to stop there did He? He sent him on over to the widow.

Now Elijah has proved Yahweh is God and is resting. God has more for him to do. He feeds him and allows him to rest, but only with a purpose. God gets him ready for his 40 day/night journey.

God always has more for us to do. Allow yourself time to rest after a task, but show back up ready to work!

The Conclusion:

You can’t please everybody-Don’t try. You can’t do it all right now-Rest. You aren’t finished until you die-Work.

Pastor Chanc Strickland
Harpeth Baptist Church
Kingston Springs, TN

This blog post was adapted from a sermon preached at Harpeth Baptist Church in the summer of 2012.

2 Kings – Failure and Hope

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Bible Text: 2 Kings

Failure & Hope

In the Old Testament book of 2 Kings we find the failure of Israel and Judah. As the nations are taken away in exile, we find the clear message that they, God’s people, still have hope. God’s people have hope, even in the midst of failure. Your circumstance and the outcome of it depend upon your hope.

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1 Kings – Spiritual Decline

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Bible Text: 1 Kings

Spiritual Decline

God’s people must avoid times of spiritual decline, especially considering those we influenceThe Old Testament book of 1 Kings gives a view of spiritual decline in Israel and the effects of it upon the entire nation.

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Being used spiritually takes a physical toll

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Applications from 1 Kings 

1 Kings 19:1-8

If you read the last post, You can’t please everybody, please skip ahead to the application.

The Story:

At the close of chapter 18 everyone is heading to Jezreel coming down from Mt. Carmel as the rain begins to fall. Once they arrive Ahab immediately tells Jezebel what all Elijah had done. In a rage Jezebel threatens Elijah’s life. Elijah decides to leave and heads to Beer-sheba. Leaving his servant Elijah travels into the wilderness & rests under a tree. While resting an angel comes and feeds him and sends him on a journey. The rest and meal give him strength for 40 days/nights to get to Horeb.

The Application:

Some would say Elijah is suicidal here. I disagree, but if so it makes my point just the same. Suicidal or not, Elijah was worn and needed to recuperate.

Why I think he was not suicidal:

  • First, the hebrew word for “life” here means soul. Thus, he was fleeing for his sanity more than his pulse.
  • Second, he doesn’t try to take things into his own hands, rather he still observes God’s power of giving/taking life. John Gray says, “He did not contemplate suicide, for he believed God was the Lord of life. Though a man might wish to die, he was not at liberty to take his life. Only God had the right to do that.”

So, I don’t think he is suicidal, rather I believe Elijah is just worn out (physically, emotionally, and spiritually). So he gets away by himself to be revived. He pours out his troubles, recommits to God, and rests while waiting to see what God will do.

Being used spiritually took a physical toll on Elijah. The great man that he was…he was still just a man. Be aware that being used of God wears us down. We must allow time for our body, soul, & spirit to recover.

Pastor Chanc Strickland
Harpeth Baptist Church
Kingston Springs, TN

This blog post was adapted from a sermon preached at Harpeth Baptist Church in the summer of 2012.

You can’t please everybody

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Applications from 1 Kings 

1 Kings 19:1-8

The Story:

At the close of chapter 18 everyone is heading to Jezreel coming down from Mt. Carmel as the rain begins to fall. Once they arrive Ahab immediately tells Jezebel what all Elijah had done. In a rage Jezebel threatens Elijah’s life. Elijah decides to leave and heads to Beer-sheba. Leaving his servant Elijah travels into the wilderness & rests under a tree. While resting an angel comes and feeds him and sends him on a journey. The rest and meal give him strength for 40 days/nights to get to Horeb.

The Application:

By all implications it seems Ahab and his people have submitted to the fact that Yahweh is God and Elijah is His prophet. Ahab & Elijah were once at odds, but this seems to be fixed. The people are no doubt happy with Elijah as they feel the rain.

As soon as he gets home, Ahab rushes in to tell his ‘dear’ wife the miraculous thing he has just seen! Elijah called down fire from heaven! Elijah said it would and it started to rain!

Jezebel (Where is Baal?) had one thing on her mind…What happened to the Baal prophets? She wanted to know what happened to her army of false religion spreaders. Ahab shared the news, “Um, well, (gulp) after they couldn’t come through Elijah had the people kill them.”

Right at this moment things changed for Elijah. Ahab is happy…the kingdom has rain. The people are happy. Elijah is happy this task is complete. Jezebel is furious….enough to make a death threat.

You can’t please everybody! Especially if you intend to please God. As much as there is good there is also evil (up/down, black/white, right/wrong, God/anti). Elijah was having a good day until the one person just crazy enough to do it decides to threaten to kill him.

Elijah does the only thing you really can do here. He gets away from the one who is unhappy. I have this habit of trying to appease one unhappy person, while everyone else is happy. Know going into things that everyone will not be happy and focus on the good rather than the bad. Like Elijah, stay away from the negativity. Did Jezebel really intend to kill him? I think not, she would have just killed him instead of warning. She just wanted to be negative. Stay away from people like this. They make hollow threats and they are mean. Avoid them knowing you cannot please everyone.

Pastor Chanc Strickland
Harpeth Baptist Church
Kingston Springs, TN

This blog post was adapted from a sermon preached at Harpeth Baptist Church in the summer of 2012.

2 Samuel – Repentance

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Bible Text: 2 Samuel

Repentance

God is Holy, we are sinful. How are sinful people to respond to a holy God? Listen to “Repentance” from the book of 2 Samuel.

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God will send Rain

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Applications from 1 Kings 

1 Kings 18:40-46

If you read the last post, Great Expectations, please skip ahead to the application.

The Story:

As we finished last time the fire of God fell and consumed the sacrifice. This led the people to proclaim, “Yahweh is God!” Tonight Elijah has all of the prophets of Baal killed. Then he tells Ahab that rain is coming. Next, Elijah goes atop Mt. Carmel and kneels. He tells his servant to go up and look toward the sea. The servant sees nothing, but Elijah tells him to look again 7 times. The 7th time he sees a cloud the size of a man’s fist. This small cloud grew into great rain. As everyone heads home, Elijah outruns Ahab who is in a chariot and got a head start!

The Application:

It may have started in just a cloud the size of a man’s hand, but it ended as a great rain. God had promised to send rain and He did.

Please realize that while literal in our story, the rain here is symbolic of the lesson God wanted to teach Israel.

God is God…Baal is not. God protects & provides for his prophets, while Baal lets his die. The Lord feeds the orphans and widows and raises the dead, Baal lets those who need suffer. God can send fire or rain from heaven, Baal cannot
respond to his most loyal and dedicated followers. Baal is no God at all. God is Lord of all, the one true God. Rain here is evidence of God’s absolute sovereignty over the Earth and human affairs.

These people did not just get rain…they got God!

Conclusion: Address the problem instead of treating the symptom, Have great expectations, watch God send the rain.

Pastor Chanc Strickland
Harpeth Baptist Church
Kingston Springs, TN

This blog post was adapted from a sermon preached at Harpeth Baptist Church in the summer of 2012.

Secret Church 2018

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What is Secret Church? It is a version of “house church” taught by David Platt where we meet with other believers around the world through a live simulcast, for an intense time of Bible study – lasting 6+ hours – including a time of prayer for our brothers and sisters across the globe who are facing persecution and for those who still have not heard the gospel.

When is it? Friday, April 20, at 6:00pm
What is this Year’s Topic? The topic for this year is Cults and Counterfeit Gospels
Where is it? Harpeth Baptist Church via live simulcast

The apostle Paul was astonished that some followers of Christ in his day were “turning to a different gospel,” and he pleaded with them not to be deceived by those who wanted to “distort the gospel of Christ.” These warnings given to the church in the first century are just as relevant today for the church in the 21st century.

For the good of our souls and for the sake of the church’s mission followers of Christ need to ask, “What false gospels are being taught today?” and “How can I recognize the true gospel among so many counterfeits?” Answering these questions will be the aim of Secret Church 2018, “Cults and Counterfeit Gospels.”

We will consider the claims of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons and other groups that claim to teach the truth. We will also explore more subtle distortions of the gospel, including prosperity teaching that is rampant across the church. In the end, our goal is to walk away from this Secret Church not only enabled to discern false gospels, but also equipped to share the true gospel with people around us and with peoples around the world.

What can we expect from the evening? During this fast-paced, intense study you can expect to learn how to better identify and combat false gospels, enjoy times of prayer and worship, munch on yummy snacks throughout the night, and grow closer to God and your brothers and sisters sitting next to you. Also, it is not mandatory to stay the entire evening.

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1 Samuel – Leadership

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Bible Text: 1 Samuel

Leadership

Samuel, Saul, and David were not the leaders Israel needed…God was.  So it is for us, His people now. Listen to “Leadership” from the book of 1 Samuel.

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