Contributed on Jun 2, 2019
This message is the introduction to my series titled "Stronghold Beliefs." In Part 1 I introduce the concept of stronghold beliefs and why they are important. I also discuss the first stronghold beliefs that all Christians should share.
Stronghold Beliefs Part 1 Scriptures: 2 Corinthians 10:3-5; Luke 2:41-50; John 4:34; 5:19 Last week, in my Memorial Day message, I shared with you what takes place when a new recruit enters the military. I told you about the discipline training they receive which could potentially lead them to ...read more
Contributed on Jun 16, 2019
In this message I discuss the second stronghold belief that Christians must have and that is the belief that God is a loving Father and within Him is no darkness.
Stronghold Beliefs Part 3 Scriptures: John 3:16; Jeremiah 29:11; John 14:16-18 This is part three of my series “Stronghold Beliefs.” The first stronghold belief that I shared with you that all Christians must have is the belief that we need to be focusing on our Father’s business. That belief ...read more
Contributed on Jun 23, 2019
This message discusses the stronghold belief that Jesus is the Son of God and the only way to heaven.
Stronghold Beliefs Part 4 Scriptures: Philippians 2:9-11; 1 Peter 1:14-16; Luke 1:26-35 This is part 4 for my series “Stronghold Beliefs” and this morning we will examine the third stronghold belief that Christians should have which is believing that “Jesus is the Son of God and the only way into ...read more
Contributed on Jul 1, 2019
The focus of Part 5 of this series is on the role the Holy Spirit should be playing in our lives. He is the third person of the Trinity and should have an active role in the lives of all believers.
Stronghold Beliefs Part 5 Scriptures: I John 4:1-3; 2 Peter 1:19-21; John 14:15-18, 26-27 During a prayer line the minister lays hands on a person and the person faints into the arms of the deacons/ushers standing behind them. This is referred to as being “slain in the Spirit.” People get ...read more
Contributed on Jul 7, 2019
This message focuses on the belief that Christains should have that the Bible is the Word of God and is profitable for the life of every Christian.
Stronghold Beliefs Part 6 Scriptures: Hebrews 11:6; Romans 10:17; Matthew 4:1-10 This past week, in the United States of America, we celebrated the Fourth of July holiday. The Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day or July 4th, has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, ...read more
Contributed on Jul 14, 2019
This message focuses on Satan, his rebellion and the creation of hell. As you read this message you will discover that there are Christians who do not believe in hell and some are not sure if God exists. This message answers that question biblically.
Stronghold Beliefs Part 7 Scriptures: Ezekiel 28:12-17; John 8:44; Revelations 12:3-4 This morning I want you to think about two words, persuasion and influence. Persuasion is defined as “the act or fact of persuading someone or being persuaded to do or believe something.” Influence is defined ...read more
Contributed on Jul 21, 2019
Part 9 of this series examines the fall of mankind and how Satan is still using the same strategies (sin) today as he did in the Garden of Eden to separate mankind for our loving, heavenly Father.
Stronghold Beliefs Part 8 Scriptures: 2 Corinthians 2:11; Psalm 119:105; 1 John 2:15-17 Last week I gave you the definitions of the words persuasion and influence. As you recall, persuasion is defined as “the act or fact of persuading someone or being persuaded to do or believe something.” ...read more
Contributed on Jul 31, 2019
This message concludes this series. In this message I focus on what it means to be a born-again Christian.
Stronghold Beliefs Part 9 Scriptures: 2 Peter 1:20-21, John 3:1-7, John 14:12 As I closed my message last Sunday, I told you that this morning will be the ninth and final message in my series on Strongholds Beliefs. I also told you that the last message will be about what it means to be born ...read more