The Fire of Worship

By Pastor James Black | May 28, 2020

The Fire of Worship
Deuteronomy 5:23-26

The Fire of God speaks of His purification and His punishment in the live’s of men. This is shown in the fire, pictured in the acts of worship.

I- The Place of Worship, Numbers 9:15-16
1- The Fellowship, Exodus 25:8
            2- The Faithfulness, Numbers 9:15-16

II- The Promise of Worship, I Kings 18:36-38
            1- The Proof, v36-37
            2- The Power, v38-39

III- The Plea of Worship, I Chronicles 21:26-27
            1- The Guilt, v1, 7-8, 14-17
            2- The Grace, v13, 24-27

IV- The Prayer of Worship,
            1- The Request, II Chronicles 6:18-20
            2- The Response, II Chronicles 7:1-3

V- The Prince of Worship, Revelation 1:10-18
            1- His Appearance, v13-16
            2- His Accomplishment, v17-18

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The Fire of Witness

By Pastor James Black | May 19, 2020

The Fire of Witness reveals to us the character of God in His dealings with His people. He appears first in a bush, then a pillar and then a mountain. Afterward we see Him in His Throne and finally his Triumph. This shows the mercy and majesty of God to approach us lowly as a bush but to ultimately continue until his glory fills the heavens.

Found in the –

I- Bush, Exodus 3:1-5

            1-Humanity, bush

            2- Deity, fire

            3- Eternity, not consumed

II- The Pillar, Exodus 13:21-22

            1- Presence

            2- Provision

            3- Protection, Ex. 14:19-20

III- The Mount, Exodus 24:16-17

            1- Majesty, Ex. 19:18

            2- Mystery

            3- Authority, Deut 4:36

IV- The Throne, Daniel 7:9-10

            1- Wonder, v9

            2- Worship, v10a

            3- Work, v10b-11

V- The Triumph, Revelation 19:11-13

            1- Righteousness, v11

            2- Royalty, v12; many crowns

            3- Recognition, v13; The Word

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Happy Mother’s Day

By Pastor James Black | May 13, 2020

A Godly Mother; Pro. 31:1

A Mother’s-

I- Commitment, v2
1- Her Legacy, “my son”
2- Her Love, “my womb”
3- Her Labor, “my vows”

II- Counsel,
1- Morality, v3
2- Sobriety, v4-7
3- Honesty, v8-9

III- Crown, v25
1- Her Strength,
a- character, v10-12
b- conduct, v13-24
2- Her Honor,
a- wisdom, v26
b- ways, v27
3- Her Rejoicing,
a- reputation, v28-29
b- reward, v30-31

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The Fire in My Soul

By Pastor James Black | April 28, 2020

The Fire in My Soul; Acts 2:3-4

The Fire comes through-

I- Communion, Psalm 39:3
1- In Struggle, v1-2
2- In Study, v3

II- Conviction, Jeremiah 20:8-9
1- The Message, Hebrews 4:12
2- The Misery, I Peter 1:6-7

III- Crowning, Luke 24:32
1- The Ministry
2- The Meanings

When the fire of God’s Word becomes buried in the heart of the believer by the work of the Holy Spirit and the trials of life, it is then that we are able to share that fire with others.

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Trials and Triumphs

By Pastor James Black | April 23, 2020

In Romans 12 Paul begs the believers to present themselves as a living sacrifice that they may know the will of God in their lives. In knowing the will of God we are prepared for the things to come such as we face today. Then in verse 12 he gives 3 things to do in those troubled days-

I Rejoice in hope. Hebrews 6:17-20
1- In the God who is with us.
2- In the Glory that awaits us.

II- Patient in Tribulation
1- In the Trial of Faith, I Peter 1:6-7
2- In the Triumph of Faith, Hebrews 10:36

III- Continue in Prayer, I John 5:14-15
1- Through Effort
2- Through Expectancy

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