The Fire of Work

By Pastor James Black | June 2, 2020

The Fire of Work
Matthew 3:11

The fire of God is a picture of his power. Though we do not see fire from heaven today, we can still see his power in our daily lives.

I- Defense, Exodus 14:18-24
            1- The Hedge, v19
            2- The Help, v20, 24-25; Rev 11:5, 20:9

II- Departure, II Kings 2:11-12
            1- Chariot
            2- Chosen, Elijah; Luke 16:22

III- Deliverance, II Kings 6:15-17
            1- Multitude, v16
            2- Magnitude, v17

IV- Disciples,
            1- Power, Acts 2:3
            2- Purpose, Hebrews 1:7; Ps 104:4

V- Delight
            1- Remnant, Zechariah 13:9
            2- Reward, I Cor. 3:13-14
            3- Rejoicing, I Peter 1:7

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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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