Contributed on Mar 13, 2011
Israel was guilty of oppressing the poor and needy and perverting justice, despite ritually worshipping God in sacrifice and worship. Are our actions backed by an authentic heart? Are we displeasing God despite 'doing all the right things'?
"Famous Amos" What can we learn from this shepherd and fig-tender - turned - prophet? Given at Glorious King Jesus (GKJ), March 13, 2011 Sterling C. Franklin Text: Amos 5:1-27 (Read Text) Opening Prayer This is a very serious message from Amos! What were the people doing? We see ...read more
Contributed on Mar 20, 2011
God is faithful and desires our faithfulness. Whether this requires reconciliation or not, God passionately pursues us, and we need to do the same for Him, as well!
Texts from Hosea 1-3, Main Text: Hosea 1:1-11 1 The word of the LORD that came to Hosea the son of Beeri, in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel. 2 When the LORD began to speak by Hosea, the LORD said to ...read more
Contributed on Apr 4, 2011
God calls His people to know Him authentically, with good works, yet most importantly, from a right heart that beats for Him alone.
Psalm of Praise (Opening) Psalm 84:1-4 (NKJV) 1 To the Chief Musician. On an instrument of Gath. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. How lovely is Your tabernacle, O LORD of hosts! 2 My soul longs, yes, even faints For the courts of the LORD; My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God. 3 ...read more
Contributed on Apr 10, 2011
We see various aspects of the LORD from Nahum -- POWERFUL, a Refuge for the righteous, and Wrathful on the wicked. Let us flee from the Avenging Wrath at hand and take on the LORD as our Stronghold through trusting in His Son's Sacrifice for us!
(Psalm of Praise: Psalm 93) Message Where do you Stand with the LORD? Originally given 4/10/11 Glorious King Jesus Christian Church Pastor Sterling C. Franklin John 7:50-52 'No prophet comes from Galilee' Jonah - from Gath-Hepher (cf. 2 Kings 14:25), in the region of Galilee. Nahum - ...read more