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  • Joy In The Christian Life # 6 - Defining Joy

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Aug 30, 2005
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    This was a message in a series on "joy in the Christian life" from Nehemiah & Philippians

    Some might think it a bit strange that I’ve called this Sunday morning series - "Joy in the Christian Life" = Because this is the 6th message in the series - And this will be the first week that I’m really dealing with the idea of joy - But the only joy available in the Christian life is ...read more

  • What Do You Believe, And Why? # 8

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Aug 30, 2005
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    This series reviewed some of the basic doctrines our church believes and teaches, and why, based on the Word of God and our foundation documents [constitution from 1815, Statement of faith, etc.].

    This is the 8th message in series, "What do you believe, and why?" - And we praise the Lord for His Word - To tell us what to believe = And for a "reasonable" faith > Isaiah 1:18 Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as ...read more

  • What Do You Believe, And Why?

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Aug 27, 2005
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    This was the 4th message in series, "What do you believe, and why?" The first message was based on 2 Timothy 3:16-17

    This is the 4th message in series, "What do you believe, and why?" - 1st Message - 2 Timothy 3:16 All scripture [is] given by inspiration of God, and [is] profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: 17 That the man of God may be perfect, throughly ...read more

  • Joy In The Christian Life # 2 - Lessons And Applications

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Aug 27, 2005
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    A sermon in a series from the book of Nehemiah about how we can have joy in the Christian life.

    Last week began new series = Joy in the Christian Life = The Case for Nehemiah - To have true Biblical joy as Christian our life must be in-line with God’s Will and Purposes - Suggested by examining Nehemiah’s life = Character - Highlights of the book that bears his name - The motivating ...read more

  • What Do You Believe And Why? # 5

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Aug 27, 2005
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     | 1,155 views

    This was another message in a series, entitled “What do you believe, and why?" The first message was based on 2 Tim. 3.16-17.

    This is the 5th message in series, "What do you believe, and why?" - 1st Message - 2 Timothy 3:16 All scripture [is] given by inspiration of God, and [is] profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: 17 That the man of God may be perfect, throughly ...read more

  • Joy In The Christian Life -- Overcoming Hindrances To Spiritual Work

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Aug 27, 2005
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     | 5,685 views

    This was a message in a series on “joy in the Christian life” based on the book and life of Nehemiah.

    So far as we have gone through Nehemiah = His book and his life - Briefly looked at his Godly character - His deep-seated desire to make a difference for the glory of God - Godly separation = Necessity of prayer for Spiritual power for Spiritual work - Willingness to sacrifice to obtain greater ...read more

  • What Do You Believe, And Why? # 6

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Aug 27, 2005
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     | 1,201 views

    This was another message in a series entitles, “What do you believe, and why?” and this message was based on Rev. 20 and Paul’s farewell to Ephesian elders in Acts 20.

    This is the 6th message in series, "What do you believe, and why?" > Paul’s farewell to Ephesian elders = [Acts 20.17-27] = Focus on v.27 - This series = The necessity of preaching "the whole counsel of God" How necessary! - 1st Message - 2 Timothy 3:16 All scripture [is] given by ...read more

  • Joy In The Christian Life -- Digesting The Skim

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Aug 27, 2005
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     | 1,327 views

    This was a message in a series on “joy in the Christian life” based on the book and life of Nehemiah.

    PLACE "CHILDREN’S CHAT CHAIR" DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF PULPIT I have placed my "Children’s Chat Chair’ directly down in front today - Because I know something about my message - That I want to make sure everyone else knows - I hope my sermon raises some challenging questions today - I hope God ...read more

  • The Case For Nehemiah Series

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Aug 22, 2004
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     | 2,977 views

    Joy in the Christian Life is one of the most important benefits and qualities we can have, but our life must be lived according to God’s Will and Purposes for us to have that joy. Lessons from Nehemiah can help us have that joy.

    Who’s the shortest man in the Bible? = Nehemiah = "Knee-high-miah" + But if you study the life of Nehemiah nothing could be further from the truth + He’s one of the giants of the Old Testament = He’s among the best of the best + And yet how familiar are we with him? = How often have you heard a ...read more

  • The Importance Of Knowing What You Believe And Why

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Aug 16, 2004
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     | 2,136 views

    Do you know what you believe, and why you believe it? There are some serious reasons you should. This message is part of a series, and focuses on Bible truth regarding the Church.

    CBC = 15 Aug. 2004 = 6 P.M Page 3 of 3 What do you believe, and why? = # 3 = (various, topical) We have been discussing the importance of knowing what you believe and why - 2 Tim. 3.16-17 = It’s God’s Word = Particular purposes = Maturing up to do good works - What’s the best good work we ...read more

  • The Gospel

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Aug 15, 2004
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    We were founded as a GOSPEL church in 1815, and -- praise God! -- we still are. But how can we best know, understand and share the Gospel? Here’s how...

    The records of Colosse Baptist Church show that on Aug. 22 and 23 Colosse will turn 189 years old -- Begin our 190th year as a church But the records also show it almost would not have been From our 150th Anniversary Booklet, Chap. 1, "Organization of the Colosse Church" "On Sunday, June 15, ...read more

  • The Whole Counsel Of God

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Jun 14, 2003
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     | 1,772 views

    In Acts 20, when Paul gives his farewell address to the Ephesian elders, we really see his heart as a pastor. What was driving him? Being aware of the necessity of being God’s "watchman." How did he accomplish this? "For I have not shunned to declare unto

    Ephesus was a city in which many Jews took up residence + Here the seeds of the gospel were sown immediately after Pentecost = [Acts 2:9, 6:9] + At the close of his second missionary journey (about A.D. 51) + When Paul was returning from Greece to Syria, first visits city = [Acts 18:18-21] + ...read more

  • Memorials In God's Word

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on May 25, 2002
    based on 62 ratings
     | 2,797 views

    Do we truly honor Memorial Day? We have lost much of the intended meaning of this "holy-day" since it was established in the aftermath of the Civil War. However, God’s Word gives clear instruction on the true meaning a memorial should include. Discover it

    Holiday = root, "holy day" = Set apart to meditate on day / event / occasion + A day elevated above others for holy purposes + Over time = Meaning has degenerated = Downward trend of life + [1] Leisure time away from work, devoted to rest or pleasure = [2] A day on which work is suspended by law ...read more

  • Beloved, Try The Spirits

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Apr 28, 2002
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    In Ch.1 John established that we have fellowship with the Father through the Son, and we demonstrate the reality of that fellowship: to the world; and to our self (assurance) - by living a holy life. In ch.2 & 3 we enlarged on the idea of the assurance of

    A habit of devout fellowship with God is the spring of all our life, and the strength of it. <Henry Edward Manning, British Cardinal, 1808-1892> + That should be the goal of our Christian walk + And that was our stated reason for starting this series from 1 John + [1:3] = Horizontal AND ...read more

  • This Man Receives Sinners

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Apr 28, 2002
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    The self-righteous religious rulers of Jesus’ day didn’t want much to do with sinners - but that was precisely the point of Jesus coming to earth! They wouldn’t receive sinners, but Jesus would ~ and He did! Will you?