Nehemiah learned of the terrible condition of his people and city. Israel suffered great distress. The city walls were destroyed. Nehemiah felt great emotion as he thought about the devastation facing Israel. What does Nehemiah do in light of this national tragedy?
1.) Nehemiah Pauses in Prayer Vs.4
2.) Nehemiah Ponders in Prayer Vs.5
3.) Nehemiah Pleads in Prayer Vs.6-11
6/19/2016Pastor John Girdley 1 Timothy 6:11-16, 20-21
In our text, Paul encourages Timothy to be a man of God. If we are going to be men and women of God, three things must happen in our lives. Please note that ...
1.) We Must Confess Jesus Vs. 11a, 12b
2.) We Must Conform to Jesus Vs. 11b, 13-16
3.) We Must Commit to Jesus Vs. 12a, 20-21
IN our text, John sees and hears Jesus, the Son of Man. This foundational text can be understood as we note...
1.) The Announcement of John Vs.9-11
2.) The Description of the Savior Vs.12-17a
3.) The Explanation of the Vision vs.17b-20
In our text, God's plan is revealed to the Church through the Apostle John. This revelation occurs in three stages. Please note ...
1.) The Greeting to the Churches Vs. 4b-5c
2.) The Praise of Jesus Vs.5d-6
3.) The Message about the Future Vs. 7-8
In our text, God's plan is revealed to John. Three things must be understood if we are going to comprehend the book of Revelation. We must understand...
1.) The Communication Used in this Book
2.) The Context behind this Book
3.) The Commendation in Light of this Book
5/15/2016Pastor John Girdley Judges 3:31, 5:2-3, 6
In our text, we discover the third judge to deliver Israel from their enemy. This judge, Shamgar, teaches us four great truths. Please note that Shamgar...
1.) DID WHAT HE COULD Judges 3:31
2.) Did What He Could with WHAT HE HAD IN HIS HAND Judges 3:31
3.) Did What He Could with What He had in His Hand IN THE PLACE WHERE HE WAS Judges 5:6
4.) Did What He Could with What He Had in His Hand in the Place Where He was FOR THE GLORY OF GOD Judges 5:2-3
In our text, we are introduced to a godly mother named Hannah. There are several lessons we learn from Hannah. To help us understand these lessons, please note...
1.) Hannah's Problem 1 Samuel 1:2-10
2.) Hannah's Prayer 1 Samuel 1:11-18
3.) Hannah's Promise 1 Samuel 1:19-28
4.) Hannah's Praise 1 Samuel 2:1-11
In our text, we see the powerful truth that the Lord looks at the heart. This truth becomes evident as four things unfold in the text. In the text we see ...
1.) A Proclamation Vs.1-5
2.) A Problem Vs.6-12
3.) A Power Vs.13
4.) A Promotion Vs.14-23
In our text Jesus tells the disciples He had to suffer and rise again from the dead. Jesus gives three great reasons why this was necessary. It was necessary for Jesus to suffer and rise again so that...
1.) We Might Have His Salvation vs.44-46
2.) We Might have His Solution vs.47-48
3.) We Might Have His Spirit vs.49
In our text, two disciples have an encounter with the risen Christ. Their encounter with Jesus teaches us three things about our risen Savior. Our text teaches us today that Jesus is a risen Savior who ...
1.) Comes To Us Vs.15
2.) Cares For Us Vs.17, 25-27
3.) Challenges Us Vs.31-32
IN our text we find a criminal being crucified along with Jesus. Before he dies, he finds Paradise. Please note...
1.) The Man's Situation Vs.40-41
2.) The Man's Supplication Vs.42
3.) The man's Salvation Vs.43
In our text, Jesus prepared the disciples for his death, burial, and resurrection. Please note that Jesus prepared His disciples for the future through...
1.) A Time of Communion Vs.14-23
2.) A Time of Conflict Vs. 24-30
3.) A Time of Compassion Vs.31-34
In our text, a man Named Zacchaeus experiences salvation. This story can be understood by noting...
1.) An Unusual Reaction Vs.3-4
2.) An Unconditional Response Vs.5-7
3.) An Unmistakable Redemption Vs.8-10
In our text, Jesus encounters a rich young ruler. In this encounter, Jesus teaches about the possibility of eternal life. Please note...
1. The Principle of Eternal Life Vs.15-17
2. The Problem of Eternal Life Vs.18-23
3. The Profit of Eternal Life Vs.24-30
In our text, Joshua and the Israelites are commanded by the Lord to set up memorial stones. These stones were set up as a memorial for three reasons. Please note that these stones were to help Israel...
1.) Remember What God Has Done Vs.4-8
2.) Renew Their Personal Commitment Vs.9-18
3.) Roll Away Past Defeats Vs.19-24
In our text, Paul talks about peace. To have a peace for all seasons...
1.) The Barrier of Sin Must Be Conquered Vs.1-3, 11-13
2.) A Belief in the Savior Must be Confessed Vs. 4-8, 14-16
3.) Our Behavior in the Spirit Must be Consistent Vs. 10, 17-18
In our text, Matthew tells us the story of the wise men who journeyed to see Jesus. In showing us this journey, Matthew teaches us three things about a wise man's journey. Matthew teaches us that...
1.) A Wise Man's Journey is One of Faith vs.1-6
2.) A Wise Man's Journey is One of Worship vs.7-11
3.) A Wise Man's Journey is One of Change vs.12
In our text, Micah tells us what Christmas is all about. Micah declares that Christmas is all about a Shepherd who has come to...
1.) Give Us Strength Vs.4a-b
2.) Give Us Security Vs.4c
3.) Give Us Serenity Vs.5
In our text, Jesus teaches the disciples about prayer. A prayer life that prospers exhibits at least three characteristics. A prayer life that prospers...
1.) Prays Continually Vs.2-5
2.) Prayers Confidently Vs.6-8
3.) Prays Contritely Vs.9-14