Be Amazed!! (Introduction)

Zechariah’s friends, the Shepard’s, all who heard the shepherds, Joseph and Mary, the people in Nazareth, those in Capernaum, the teachers listening to the boy Jesus in the temple, the disciples, the parents of the girl who had died, even the religious leaders: all of them were AMAZED, IN AWE,...

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1 Kings 17

A little bit of scripture from the current sermon series.New International Version (NIV) Elijah Announces a Great Drought 1. Now Elijah the Tishbite, from Tishbe[a] in Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the Lord, the God of Israel, lives, whom I serve, there will be neither dew nor rain in the...

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How should Kingdom Citizens vote?

As the country heads into the homestretch in this years election season, many Jesus followers are looking for guidance in regards to how they should vote.  The following is an excellent article that I believe every Kingdom citizen should read before casting a ballot.  http://christianstandard.com/2012/09/let-me-tell-you-how-you-should-vote/

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I Kings 17:1-7

Below is the scripture used in this past weeks message from the book of I Kings. This is were Elijah comes on the scene and addresses Ahab to which the Lord commands that he go to the brook Cherith. Read the text from I Kings 17:1-7 to find out more....

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American Idols- the physical

This week, we looked at the final American Idol that seeks to challenge our allegiance to Jesus- the god of the physical.  Use these questions as a way to help you root out his influences over your life. Read Ecclesiastes 12: 1-7 As you real this poetic description of growing...

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American Idols- Pleasure

What are some of your great pleasures in life? What brings your life joy? Read: Ecclesiastes 1: 4-10 Verse 5-7 describe three natural phenomena that go around in circles.  What are they?  Does your life sometimes feels like its going around in circles?  Give examples. What qualifies something as ‘new’...

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American Idol – Work and Money

Here’s this weeks questions around the subject of Work and Money.  With the help of the teacher in the book of Eccleslastes, it is an opportunity for each of us to ask ourselves if we are in danger of being seduced by this particular god.  Again, you can use these questions...

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American Idols – Dig Deeper

We have launched into a brand new teaching series here at 1st that we are calling American Idols.  Over the next few weeks, we will be examining the potential rival gods in our lives.  As a community of faith that has committed themselves this year to becoming better and more fully...

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Humble Yourself to End the Argument

This morning, I opened my email inbox to find a note from Jacqui B. She shared how after coming home from worship on Sunday, she had opened her daily devotional -only to find the exact same text as we just finished studing together. It’s it great that we have a...

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