Tragic Memory Loss

25. October 2006 Hosea 0
Text: Hosea 2:1-13 Theme: The results of forgetting God Key verses: “Rebuke your mother…for she is not my wife, and I am not her husband. Let her remove her adulterous look…and the unfaithfulness…Otherwise I will strip her naked…I will make her like a desert…and slay her with thirst.” (v. 2-3) “Then she will say, ‘I ...

Living an Analogy of Sin

10. October 2006 Hosea 0
Text: Hosea 1:1-9 Theme: Hosea’s life, his marraige, his wife and children were a living analogy for God’s people. Key verses: “When the Lord began to speak through Hosea, the Lord said to him, ‘Go, take to yourself an adulterous wife and children of unfaithfulness, because the land is guilty of the vilest adultery in departing from ...

Praise Out of Anquish

27. September 2006 Isaiah 0
Text: Isaiah 38:9-20 Theme: God uses our pain to benefit us. Key verses: “‘In the prime of my life, must I go through the gates of death…?\'” (v. 10) “‘I cried like a swift…I moaned…My eyes grew weak…I am troubled; O Lord, come to my aid!’ But what can I say? He has spoken to ...

OK, He’s a really REALLY bigger God

26. September 2006 Isaiah 0
Text: Isaiah 38:1-8 Theme: Seriously, God can do anything Key Verses: “‘I have heard your prayer and seen your tears; I will add fifteen years to your life. I will deliver you and this city from the hand of the King of Assyria.\'” (vs. 5-6) “‘I will make the shadow cast by the sun go ...

My God’s Bigger than your god

25. September 2006 Isaiah 0
Text: Isaiah 37 Theme: Showing Himself to be the true God  Key verses: “The king (of Assyria) sent messengers to Hezekiah, saying…’Do not let your God in whom you trust decieve you, saying, ‘Jerusalem will not be given over’…Have the gods of the nations delivered those whom my fathers have destroyed?\'” (vs. 10, 12) “Then Hezekiah ...

Patience Is More than a Virtue

22. September 2006 Habbakuk 0
Text: Habakkuk 3:16b Theme: Patient resolve based on hope and trust Key verses: Yet I will wait patiently for the day of calamity to come on the nation invading us. (v. 16b) What God said to me: Dwayne, what have I told you? What have I made clear to you will happen? Am I big ...

The Power that Works In Us

19. September 2006 Ephesians 0
Text: Ephesians 3:20-21 Theme: The Kingdom is about us not me. Key verse: “Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church…” (v. 21 -22a) What God said to me: Son, I ...

Shaken to the Bone

19. September 2006 Habbakuk 0
Text: Habakkuk 3:15-16a Theme: Moved by his awesome power Key verses: You trampled the sea with your horses, churning the waters. I heard and my heart pounded, my lips quivered at the sound; decay crept into my bones, and my legs trembled. (v.15-16a) What God said to me: Son, it’s no accident that you are ...

God’s Wrath Has Its Benefits

18. September 2006 Habbakuk 0
Text: Habakkuk 3:3-15 Theme: God’s anger against those who mess with his people Key verses: He stood and shook the earth; he looked and made the nations tremble. (v.6a) Were you angry with the rivers, O Lord? Was your wrath against the streams? Did you rage against the sea…? (v.8) In wrath you strode through ...