Sermons from April 2022

FEASTS = Firstfruits = New Beginnings

THE FEAST OF FIRSTFRUITS—THE FEAST OF NEW BEGINNINGS Today is a special day on God’s calendar—it marks the day, which God established, for New Beginnings! On this day . . . 1. Noah’s Ark came to rest on Mt. Ararat. Genesis 8:4 (NIV) On the seventeenth day of the seventh month the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat. This day marked a new beginning for the earth. Hundreds of years later, Israel would celebrate, on this day,…

FEASTS = Divine Appointments

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE FEASTS While studying the book of Revelation, a major theme unfolds among the Seven Churches of Asia. Judges 3:7 (GW) The people of Israel did what the Lord considered evil. They forgot the Lord their God and served other gods and goddesses—the Baals and the Asherahs. Satan was attempting to draw the Church away from the “Feats of the Lord” and replace them with Baal’s celebrations. 1. The Feasts foreshadow Messianic events. Colossians 2:16-17 (NKJV) So…

Breastplate of Righteousness Part 3

THE SOURCE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS The purpose of righteousness is to put us in a relationship with God that: Inspires confidence. Removes fear. Makes available all God’s blessings and promises. John 3:19-21 (CW) What condemns people is not the fact that they’re in darkness but that they don’t accept the light. People don’t want to be told that their natures are evil [thanatos vs zoe], so they don’t come to the light, because they’re more comfortable with darkness than with light.…