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  • Sow In Tears Reap In Joy

    Contributed by John Gaston on Jun 29, 2022

    Adults try not to cry, thinking it's a sign of weakness, but in God's thinking, tears elevate our actions to a new level. There are 7 laws of sowing & reaping. If we sow, we SHALL reap. Don't grow weary in your sowing. Your rewards are coming!

  • Jesus At The Center Series

    Contributed by John Gaston on Jun 19, 2022

    The Book of Revelation, chapters 4-5, have a power message: Jesus Christ is at the center of the throne of God, and of the universe, and He should be the center of our lives. He alone has triumphed. He alone is worthy. Let us join heaven in celebrating His triumph!

  • The Little Man Who Met A Big God

    Contributed by John Gaston on Jun 15, 2022

    “It’s not the size of the man in the fight, but the size of the fight in the man!” I would add that it’s the size of the man’s God that will change the outcome. Follow along as we look at a little man named Zacchaeus!

  • Known In Hell!

    Contributed by John Gaston on Jun 11, 2022
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    The 7 sons of Sceva made an important discovery: God's warriors are known in Hell! We should aspire to be such stalwarts for Christ that word about us begins circulating in the underworld; "Watch out for that one!" Let's put a little fear in the enemy!

    KNOWN IN HELL! Acts 19:10-16 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: “When the Attack-Dog became Afraid” 1. Elizabeth Bennett told of her friend, a deputy with the sheriff’s department canine division. One evening, the deputy was dispatched to the scene of a possible burglary, where he discovered the back door more

  • "While He Was A Great Way Off...”

    Contributed by John Gaston on Jun 8, 2022

    The Prodigal's father is a picture of how God “sees us,” reaches out to us, & restores our rights as children of God. He gave him the ring of sonship, the sandals of redemption, the robe of righteousness, & the fatted calf (eternal blessings).

  • Jesus Inspects His Church Series

    Contributed by John Gaston on Jun 7, 2022

    In Rev. 2-3, the SUPERNATURAL GAZE OF JESUS searches our hearts and tests our motives. He inspected the churches - then & now. Jesus saw 3 major problems: false reputations, lukewarm attitudes, and those who'd left their first love.

  • Nigeria Outreach 2022

    Contributed by John Gaston on Jun 1, 2022

    I went to Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria from May 19-26 and preached at Fountain of Peace Baptist Church, with Pastor John Oyelade. I preached 5 messages to the congregation and two to ministers in the mornings. We had a wonderful outpouring.

    NIGERIA OUTREACH 2022 May 22-25, 2022 POWERPOINT & COMMENTS SLIDE 1 – “AFRICA AND OYO STATE” SLIDE 2 – “My Destination: Fountain of Peace Baptist Church in Oyo Inset: Pastor John Oyelade” SLIDE 3 – “The Roads are Bustling with People.” In cities, most people walk where they’re going. In Oyo more

  • Do You Need Bit & Bridle?

    Contributed by John Gaston on Jun 1, 2022

    Imagine for a moment what it would feel like to be a horse and have a bit put in your mouth and a bridle put around your head! Yet God says in this passage that He will resort to something like that if you won’t listen to Him, so that you will find the way of salvation.

    “DO YOU NEED BIT & BRIDLE?” Ps. 32:8-10 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. A mother told her son not to go swimming. However, when he came into the house his mother noticed that his hair and bathing suit were wet. 2. "Johnny," his mother scolded, "I told you not to go more

  • The Mother Who’s Faith Destroyed Pharaoh

    Contributed by John Gaston on May 7, 2022

    Mothers are the most powerful people in the world because they shape the next generation into what they will be. Jochebed, by her faith and trust in God, brought down the Egypt, which had dominated her nation for 400 years!

    THE MOTHER WHO’S FAITH DESTROYED PHARAOH Exodus 1-2 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. JOKE. a. A little boy was talking to the girl next door. "I wonder what my mother would like for Mother's Day?" b. The girl answered, "Well, you could promise to keep your room clean, go to more

  • If You Knew The Gift Of God

    Contributed by John Gaston on May 4, 2022

    We’re looking at a woman who encountered Jesus unexpectedly. At first she thought He was just another Jew, but before long she found herself face to face with God. He offered her the answer to her heart's greatest need -- God's inner presence.

    IF YOU KNEW THE GIFT OF GOD! JOHN 4:10 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. Did you hear about the man who had emergency surgery on his hand and lost 3 fingers? The man asked the man if he could still write. 2. The doctor answered, “Maybe, but don’t count on it.” B. TEXT 5 So he came to a town in more

  • When Jack Daniels Met John 3:16

    Contributed by John Gaston on Apr 21, 2022

    We look at the disastrous effects of alcohol, at wine use in the early church, and the nine reasons Christians shouldn’t drink.

    WHEN JACK DANIELS MET JOHN 3:16 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR A mother was assisting her elementary school son on his project for the science fair. The subject of his project was, "The Harmful Effects Of Alcohol." The mother, who had never taken a drink of alcohol in her life, nervously went more

  • The 4 Messages Of The Empty Tomb

    Contributed by John Gaston on Apr 16, 2022

    The Empty Tomb, instead of being an embarrassment, is an unshakable witness to the resurrection of Jesus! It quiets our fears, confirms our sins forgiven, promises a new start, and guarantees immortality! Ends with illus. of the Glittering Cross.

    THE 4 MESSAGES OF THE EMPTY TOMB Luke 24:1-6; 36-47 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. I heard about a Church musician that overslept on Easter morning. At 6:30 the church had an early service. The pastor called at 6:31. She got to the church 10 minutes later and started playing. 2. The following more

  • When Jesus Embarrassed Hell

    Contributed by John Gaston on Apr 13, 2022
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    Jesus defeated Satan at Calvary, not using His strength, but only with His weakness!Through His sacrificial death on the cross, Christ entered the citadel of the enemy -- Hell itself -- and wrested the keys from Satan, dealing him a mortal blow.

    WHEN JESUS EMBARRASSED HELL Col. 2:15 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: THE BATHTUB TEST......... 1. During a visit to the mental asylum, I asked the Director how do You determine whether or not a patient should be institutional-ized. 2. 'Well,' said the Director, 'we fill up a bathtub, then more

  • The Dream Of Pilate’s Wife

    Contributed by John Gaston on Apr 9, 2022

    Pilate had to face the decision of what to do with Jesus. With sins dragging on him and forces of evil crying for Christ's blood, Pilate stood in the balance. Just then, his wife had a dream from God to warn him. We all are warned not to decide this wrongly.

    THE DREAM OF PILATE’S WIFE Matt. 27:11-26 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: THE AGGIE’S LAST REQUEST 1. Back in the Old West three Texas cowboys were about to be hung for cattle rustling. The lynch mob brought the three men to a tree that hung over the Rio Grande River. 2. The idea was that after each more

  • The Return Of The King

    Contributed by John Gaston on Apr 7, 2022
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    Palm Sunday represents the day Jesus rode into Jerusalem as King of Israel. Although all his life He had been poor and obscure, at last His identity as the Son of David was recognized, nationally. Every knee shall bow & every tongue confess the King!

    THE RETURN OF THE KING Luke 19:12-15,27 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: UNLOADING THE WORD 1. Pastor Ken Sumrall tells a story from his days of pasturing in Mississippi years ago. He was out visiting a farmer who was an ex-member of his church. 2. As they looked out over the farmer’s acres and acres of more