Contributed on Sep 20, 2002
What qualifications would Abel have for being included in the Hall of Faith (Hebrews 11)
Able vs. Unable (Genesis 4:1-8) Abel was a shepherd. Cain was a farmer. Cain would end up making Abel the first person martyred for the truth. What led to this extreme act of violence? I. The Offering A. Two different offerings 1. Abel offered fat portions from the ...read more
Contributed on Sep 20, 2002
How might Job have qualified for the HOF!
I. Who was Job? A. He was a Godly man: 1. He was blameless (1) Psalm 15:2, Proverbs 19:1, 28:18) 2. He was upright (1) (Psalm 33:1, Proverbs 2:7, 21:29) 3. He feared God & shunned evil (1) (Psalm 111:10, Proverbs 8:13, 19:23) B. He was a wealthy ...read more
Contributed on Sep 28, 2002
A look at the life of Noah and his qualifications for Hebrews 11
To Know a Noah Like Faith Genesis 6-9 “Everything I need to know I learned from Noah” What can we learn from the life of Noah before, during, and after the call to build the Ark? I. Before the Call’s Inception: A. He stood out among a wicked people ...read more
Contributed on Oct 5, 2002
Isaiah sets an example for us to follow!
Wow! Uh-Oh!! I’ll Go!!! Isaiah 6:1-8 Isaiah was the greatest prophet in the Old Testament. He was quoted over 50 times in the New Testament. His greatest God given revelation? Chapter 53! I. Isaiah was able to see as God sees: A. He was able to see with his eyes: 1. The glory of God ...read more
Contributed on Oct 12, 2002
A look at Moses’ Humble beginnings of a Super life.
Excuse Abuse Exodus 3:1-4:17 Excuses are like belly buttons, everybody has one! I. A Holy Encounter (3:1-10) A. The Life 1. The Castaway (2:1-4) 2. The Adopted, part I (2:5-10) 3. The Defender, part I (2:11-14) 4. The Fugitive (2:15) 5. The Defender, part II ...read more
Contributed on Oct 19, 2002
Moses begins his role as leader of the exodus!
Introducing Moses - Leader Extraordinaire Exodus 4-12 From baby afloat, to Pharaoh’s house, to murderer’s row, to lowly shepherd, to leader of God’s people. Sounds like a fairy tale, but it is reality in the power of God! In Moses’ emergence as the leader of the Israelite nation, we ...read more
Contributed on Oct 29, 2002
Moses steps to the challenge of being the leader of God’s people.
Exodus Executive Exodus 12:43-14 I. Emerging Leader A. Exodus 1. Out of Egypt (12:35) 2. In the desert with God (13:13:17-14:2) B. Spiritual 1. Passover (12:43-51) 2. Consecration of 1st born (13:1-16) II. Reassuring Leader A. People weren’t ...read more
Contributed on Nov 2, 2002
Moses authored some of the original leadership manuscripts.
Moses on Leadership Exodus 17:8-18:27 Everyday, public and private entities spend hundreds of thousands to millions on books, resources, seminars, etc that are based on leadership principles. All of these “newly discovered” ideas can also be found in the Bible, written a few thousand of ...read more
Contributed on Nov 9, 2002
Continuing with the life of Moses. This message - looking at his dealings with the Golden Calf.
Moses - An Embattled Leader Exodus 32 Every leader must: I. Expect doubters! A. Moses had his! (37:1-2, 22-24) 1. Aaron 2. The people B. God had His! 1. Satan (Job’s life) 2. The Pharisees 3. The disciples (Peter, Thomas) C. We will have ours! II. Care - ...read more
Contributed on Nov 23, 2002
Every leader will feel embattled from time to time.
Moses - An Embattled Leader Exodus 32 Every leader must: I. Expect doubters! A. Moses had his! (37:1-2, 22-24) 1. Aaron 2. The people B. God had His! 1. Satan (Job’s life) 2. The Pharisees 3. The disciples (Peter, Thomas) C. We will have ours! II. Care - Even ...read more