Summary: This is a revival message, getting the Church right with God. We are in the last days and it is time the Church starts being the Church. Too many churches are going through the motions. They have zero outreach in their own communities. Oh they give to foreign missions but do nothing at home.
Joshua 24: Decision Time
This is a message that everyone here tonight will make a decision. Though it may never be made public God will know your decision. He will know if you as an individual will serve him and if this church, as a whole, will serve him. The word serve is used 413 times in the KJB. (It’s not a version it’s a transliteration.)
This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.
2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,
4 Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;
5 Having a form of godliness, (Many of our churches today) but denying the power thereof: from such turn away. (run from it leave)
I am taking the liberty tonight to say, I know these verses are intended for the unsaved, but unfortunately feel they have over ridden our churches. AND MOST CHURCHES DO NOT CARE TO DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT. That’s why our churches in America are dying.
Isaiah 1:15 And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.
Joshua 7:24 SIN IN THE CAMP!
And Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, and the silver, and the garment, and the wedge of gold, and his sons, and his daughters, and his oxen, and his asses, and his sheep, and his tent, and all that he had: and they brought them unto the valley of Achor. 25 And Joshua said, Why hast thou troubled us? the LORD shall trouble thee this day. And all Israel stoned him with stones, and burned them with fire, after they had stoned them with stones.
Joshua 24:14,15 14 Now therefore fear the LORD, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt; and serve ye the LORD.
15 And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.
Every definition of great is defined at the Great White Throne of Judgement
Revelation 20:10-15 10 And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.
11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.
12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.
13 And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.
14 And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.
15 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.