Contributed on Jul 5, 2009
Haggai said, “The glory of this latter temple shall be greater than the former.” Therefore, we need to contend for signs and wonders to be restored to the church today!
SUPERNATURAL #1: CONTENDING FOR SIGNS AND WONDERS TODAY OPENING: Intro to the Book of Acts: • Acts is the 5th book of the New Testament, and was written by the physician LUKE. • It chronicles the birth and growth of the Christian church for 33 years after Christ’s death. • It is both a ...read more
Contributed on Jul 12, 2009
The New Testament church, our blueprint, experienced MANY signs and wonders, which resulted in many people coming to faith in Jesus. Therefore, we need to contend for signs and wonders today!
SUPERNATURAL #2: HEALING THE SICK REVIEW LAST WEEK: Intro to the Book of Acts: • Acts is the 5th book of the New Testament, and was written by Doctor Luke. • It chronicles the birth and growth of the Christian church. • It is both a HISTORY (of what happened in the first century) and a ...read more
Contributed on Jul 18, 2009
What was the one ingredient that the early church had that caused them to be world shakers? BOLDNESS! This message looks at how we can get more boldness in our lives.
SUPERNATURAL #3: BOLDNESS – BECOMING WORLD SHAKERS REVIEW ACTS 1-3: Chapter 1 - Jesus tells the disciples to wait for the promise of the Holy Spirit and power Chapter 2 - Day of Pentecost, Holy Spirit falls, Peter preaches, church is born Chapter 3 - Peter and John go to church, heal the ...read more
Contributed on Jul 25, 2009
God wants us to love people, not money. Two of the effects of believing in Jesus are that the heart is loosened in relationship to things and tightened in its relationship to people.
SUPERNATURAL #4: LAY MONEY DOWN AND PICK PEOPLE UP (July 2009 – Beausejour Church – Pastor Chris Jordan) REVIEW ACTS 1-4: Chapter 1 - Jesus tells the disciples to wait for the promise of the Holy Spirit and power Chapter 2 - Day of Pentecost, Holy Spirit falls, Peter preaches, church is ...read more
Contributed on Aug 9, 2009
Why does God want us to contend for signs and wonders and healings and miracles in the church, and how do we see more of them in our lives?
SUPERNATURAL #5: WHY SIGNS AND WONDERS? INTRO TO THEME: • This is our fifth week in the book of Acts, and we will continue studying through this book of the Bible until the Lord releases us to move on to something else. • The theme of the Book of Acts is found in Acts 1:8: “But you shall ...read more
Contributed on Aug 15, 2009
God’s looking for a few good men... and women and children... to accomplish His will on the Earth. If each member of the church will do their part, the church will grow.
SUPERNATURAL #6: GOD’S LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD MEN OPENING TESTIMONY: This weekend is a very special one for me. I am celebrating 20 years with Jesus! August 14, 1989 – a farmhouse outside of Lacombe, Alberta, is where I met Jesus as my Lord and Saviour. INTRO TO THEME: • The theme of ...read more
Contributed on Aug 22, 2009
In the midst of the glorious, powerful church of Acts, where signs and wonders were frequent, not all of the people were healed all of the time. Why? Let’s consider that question as we look at the story of Stephen.
SUPERNATURAL #7: WHY SOMETIMES PEOPLE DON’T GET HEALED INTRO TO THEME: • The theme of the Book of Acts is found in Acts 1:8: “But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me.” • That word power comes from a Greek word, dunamis, which ...read more
Contributed on Aug 29, 2009
The church in Acts continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine - in the Word (Acts 2:42). God’s desire for His church is that we would continue to preach the Word!
SUPERNATURAL #8: PREACHING THE WORD THE THEME OF ACTS: (Acts 1:8). “But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” PREACHING THE WORD = OVER 30 TIMES IN ACTS: ...read more
Contributed on Sep 5, 2009
The two greatest questions that we can ask to discover our destinies are: #1, who are you, Lord? and #2, what do you want me to do? Knowing God and doing His will.
SUPERNATURAL #9: TWO QUESTIONS TO DISCOVERING YOUR DESTINY INTRO TO TOPIC: Have you ever had a friend or a family member who you thought: they will never get saved! Have you ever had a loved one that you have given up on their ever coming to faith in Jesus? Or maybe you think that because ...read more
Contributed on Sep 20, 2009
God is raising up the last days prophetic generation that Joel prophesied about. He wants us to become a prophetic people who hear His voice, and proclaim His living word to others. When we do this, people will be encouraged, comforted, and set free
SUPERNATURAL #10: LAST DAYS PROPHETIC MINISTRY INTRO TO TOPIC: Today is our tenth week in our Supernatural Series in the Book of Acts. OPENING TEXT: “16 But this is what was spoken by the prophet Joel: 17 ’And it shall come to pass in the last days, says God, That I will pour out of My ...read more
Contributed on Oct 3, 2009
Prayer is more than just going to God with your wish list and saying, “My name’s Jimmy, so gimme, gimme, gimme!” It’s about having intimate fellowship with Jesus.
SUPERNATURAL #11: SOAKING IN THE SECRET PLACE OPENING TEXT: • Intro to the story = Cornelius had a vision of an angel and the Lord told him to call for Peter. Cornelius sent a soldier and two servants to go find Peter. “The next day, as they went on their journey and drew near the city, ...read more
Contributed on Oct 18, 2009
Like Peter, many people today are bound in prisons: of worries and fears, addictions and compulsions, hopelessness, grief, bad relationships or poor finances. But just as Peter found freedom through passionate prayer, so too can we.
SUPERNATURAL #12: PASSIONATE POWERFUL PRAYER INTRO TO TOPIC: • Today’s message is important because it can encourage you in so many areas of your life: • It is the story of someone who experienced a supernatural deliverance from prison. One of the most eminent features of the early ...read more
Contributed on Oct 25, 2009
God has called us to be missionary Christians – a body of believers who focus on reaching people with the love of Christ.
SUPERNATURAL #13: BEING A MISSIONARY CHRISTIAN OPENING TEXT: “And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy ...read more
Contributed on Nov 1, 2009
Relationships are one of the most important aspects of the kingdom of God. We need to learn keys from God’s Word to have healthy relationships with one another.
SUPERNATURAL #14: KEYS TO HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS INTRO: Last week, we took a look at Paul’s first missionary journey from Antioch. • This was the first time I preached ‘from the maps’ – it was fun! • We looked at the journey Paul took with Barnabas and John Mark. But when they came to Perga ...read more
Contributed on Nov 7, 2009
God has called us to be missionary Christians – to share the Gospel (Good News) with everyone we meet. The Gospel has the power to transform their lives.
SUPERNATURAL #14: THE POWER OF THE GOSPEL KEY TEXT: “But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” (Acts 1:8). REVIEW PART ONE: MAPS • In Acts 13, the Lord ...read more
Contributed on Dec 5, 2009
The Bible teaches that we are saved by God’s grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone. However, we must beware the spirit of the Pharisee, because they will try to keep you from experiencing God’s grace.
SUPERNATURAL #16: GOD’S AMAZING GRACE OPENING STORY: “I heard (this story) from a friend who works with the down-and-out in Chicago: A prostitute came to me in wretched straits, homeless, sick, unable to buy food for her two-year-old daughter. Through sobs and tears, she told me she had been ...read more
Contributed on Dec 12, 2009
God saves us by his special favor when we believe in Jesus. Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done, so none of us can boast about it.
GOD’S AMAZING GRACE #2 WHAT IS GOD’S AMAZING GRACE? Review from last week. QUOTE: “The Church is not a museum for saints, but a hospital for sinners.” (Morton Kelsey). “Jesus said, "Healthy people don’t need a doctor – sick people do…” For I have come to call sinners, not those who think ...read more
Contributed on Dec 27, 2009
God’s desire is that we would be like the Bereans: That we would prepare our heart, receive the Word, and search the Scriptures.
SUPERNATURAL #17: SEARCH THE SCRIPTURES! INTRO TO TOPIC: As we come to the end of the year, there is the hope and expectancy that a New Year brings. What resolutions will you make for 2010? The top 5 resolutions people make last year were: 5. stop smoking 4. make more money 3. improve ...read more