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May 22, 2018

Matthew 7:13-14

IHH = Enter the Narrow Gate = Prayer / Matthew 7:13-14

 Why would anyone least of all most people follow the wide way?

              Attractions………………………………………………………………Hurdles

 

  1. Our Evil...


May 14, 2018

When you Fast

The discipline of fasting should be held in the same regard as the disciplines of giving and prayer.

Why the Vacuum

1.  Past Custom on Jesus Day

2. Shhh! It's supposed to be a secret

3. It hurts (my flesh)

Why Fast  - Simple 3 rule

1. Did Jesus Fast?  Yes for 40 days and nights      Matthew 4:1-2

2. Did...


May 8, 2018

Matthew 6:1-4

God's Provision is given presently so we have something to return in the future

The Big Question

What does God want returned from His provisions?

The set up

Matthew 24:3 - As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately. “Tell us,” they said, “when will this happen,...


May 1, 2018

Matthew 6:1-4

God's provision is given presently so we have something to return in the future.

It is not only to sustain us, but also to enable us.

Where does our material resources come from?

1. Earnings

2. His gifts

God appears to care little about the amount of success

What should our goal be?

1. Our successes

2. His...