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Sermons: 2013 Index

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Sermon: Mr. Wallace Lawton - Introduction to Leviticus Part VI
Sermon Synopsis
Leviticus Chapter 10 addresses the characteristics of proper priestly service to God with respect to time, manner, and manner of service. Chapter 11 address the uncleanness of our human nature.
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01/05/2013 3305
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Job - Part I
Sermon Synopsis
God gave man the sixth candlestick church (Philadelphia) with both blessings and responsibilities. Noah, Daniel and Job were considered righteous because of their dependence and obedience to God.
01/12/2013 3315
Sermon: Mr. Wallace Lawton - Leviticus Part VII
Sermon Synopsis
The disease of leprosy has three primary symptoms similar to the effects of sin in an individual. Its cure by the priests typified Christ's actions and ministry in man's redemption and cleansing from sin.
01/12/2013 3312
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Job - Part II
Sermon Synopsis
We walk by faith and not by sight. What about the life of righteous Job? Job was example for us. Did Job walk by faith and not by sight as we do today?
01/19/2013 3319
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - What Is Blasphemy?
Sermon Synopsis
Man's speech is a power tool for both good and evil. Blasphemy can occur in ways other than in just our words, but through our thoughts, actions and beliefs. God's church and its teachings provide us with a model to follow to avoid the sin of blasphemy.
01/26/2013 3326
Sermon: Mr. Wallace Lawton - Leviticus Part VIII
Sermon Synopsis
Leviticus chapters 14, 15, and 16, describes how God provides equal access to all for salvation and forgiveness. Three actions of the high priest typify Christ's atoning work on our behalf.
01/26/2013 3323
Sermon: Mr. Gerry Ardis - Be You Perfect
Sermon Synopsis
Do you know God and what He expects of you? God has given you His spirit, but now He is testing you in order to know you. Does God know who you are?
02/02/2013 3332
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - Avoid The Appearance of Evil
Sermon Synopsis
If the police came to your home today and arrested you for being a follower of the living God, what charges would you be found guilty of beyond a reasonable doubt?
02/09/2013 3343
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Four Stages of the Ministry of Jesus Christ
Sermon Synopsis
Scriptures are presented for the four stages of Jesus' ministry: as the Word who created all things and who dealt with ancient Israel, as our Saviour while in human form, currently as our High Priest, and as our future Husband and King of Kings.
02/16/2013 3351
Sermon: Mr. Wallace Lawton - The Image of the Creator God
Sermon Synopsis
Some say that the God the Father has no form at all, but what does the bible say? From the word of God there are scriptures that describe and provide details about the Father's form.
02/23/2013 3308
Sermon: Mr. Kevin Montgomery - Self Examination for Passover....
Sermon Synopsis
This sermon explores eleven questions that each of us can consider in our self-evaluation, in order that we can take the Passover in a worthy manner and to "prove" ourselves.
03/02/2013 3368
Sermon: Mr. Wallace Lawton - Leviticus Part IX - The Two Goats
Sermon Synopsis
Leviticus 16 describes many physical actions that portray significant events to happen after the return of Christ. The two goats comprise one sin offering which is thoroughly discussed.
03/02/2013 3365
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - The Washing Of Water By The Word
Sermon Synopsis
Passover is the first step to salvation, set as an example to us by our Father and Christ. We must develop this same self-sacrificing attitude. Learn how the whole plan of God encompasses the sacrifice of Christ.
03/09/2013 3370
Sermon: Mr. Jon Ardis - Embrace This Busy Week
Sermon Synopsis
We now live in a stressful, competitive and confrontational world. The Sabbath and days leading up to the Passover is God's gift to mankind as an opportunity to ask God to show us the right path, in His mercy.
03/16/2013 3386
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Every Thought
Sermon Synopsis
Are we prepared in thought, word and deed for the Passover? Seven points of spiritual reflex action, as a measure of our conversion, are discussed. Are we overcoming by performing at levels 6 and 7?
03/23/2013 3390
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - The Comfort of the Scriptures
Sermon Synopsis
God has provided in His Word examples of old for us today. He also has made great promises to us that will be fulfilled, if we live the days of unleavened bread, and keep sin out of our lives.
03/26/2013 3400
Sermon: Mr. Gerry Ardis - Praise God in the Days of Unleavened Bread
Sermon Synopsis
This sermon discusses the attributes of God and His workings with Israel. The stage is being set for positions as Firstfruits if we are faithful and fulfill our current positions to the fullest.
03/26/2013 3397
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - The Passover and Days of Unleavened Bread
Sermon Synopsis
God's plan did not cease with the death of Christ. The plan of salvation began with it. Jesus was our example in the flesh. God expects us to stop sinning. We must work out our own salvation with fear and trembling.
03/30/2013 3405
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Forget Not His Benefits
Sermon Synopsis
God has called each of us according to His purpose. We have a lifetime of struggle to keep sin out of our lives. This was demonstrated by the patriarchs Abel, Enoch, Noah and Abraham who were powerfully used by God.
04/01/2013 3014
Sermon: Mr. Wallace Lawton - Abib 15
Sermon Synopsis
Consider the significance of Abib 15 in God's covenant of promise with Abraham. This day both began and ended Israel's journey into the promised land in the "self same day".
04/01/2013 3392
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Coming Out of Bondage
Sermon Synopsis
Ancient Israel is an example of the carnal mind of man. Israel had to come out of the bondage of their carnal mind and learn to obey God, in order to enter the promised land. Through the Midnight Cry, brethern will be called out of spiritual Egypt caused by the confusion division has brought, and false doctrine will be swallowed up by Truth.
04/06/2013 3412
Sermon: Mr. Wallace Lawton - The Original Wave Sheaf Day
Sermon Synopsis
The wave sheaf day is directly connected to Israel's crossing of the Jordan, and the beginning of Israel's exodus out of Egypt. The timing of the wave sheaf day, that must occur within the days of unleaved bread, is clearly discussed, and leaves no doubt about when the count to Passover begins.
04/13/2013 3408
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - Why Satan Rules the Earth
Sermon Synopsis
Why does God allow Satan's rule to continue? God wants us to be hardened and refined in this life to prepare us for the responsibilities we will have as Pillars. Resist Satan now!
04/20/2013 3422
Sermon: Mr. Gerry Ardis - Trials and Joseph's Story
Sermon Synopsis
What is God trying to build in each of us through trials? A study of the life of Joseph shows us how he stayed close to God and triumphed despite trials. As a result of his trials others were blessed through Joseph's example. God did not forsake Joseph in his trials, nor will He forsake us.
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04/27/2013 3427
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Why Will Some Not Believe?
Sermon Synopsis
Herbert W. Armstrong searched diligently for the foundation of truth in the Bible, through the mind of Christ working within him. HWA knew that the true church would keep ALL the commandments of God. HWA also knew that the true church would be identified by TRUTH. The CGF is identified as the true church of God, by more than 100 new truths, that can be supported by the bible.
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05/04/2013 3431
Sermon: Mr. Wallace Lawton - Building The Family of God
Sermon Synopsis
The Bride is to make herself ready and we must get it right! We must build the family of God now. Man's problems are spiritual. Four spiritual problems of man are discussed.
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05/11/2013 3444
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - If By Any Means
Sermon Synopsis
A thorough discussion of numerous scriptures is presented, which show us how to attain to the First Resurrection.
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05/19/2013 3455
Sermon: Mr. Gerry Ardis - God's Invitation and Your Future Glory
Sermon Synopsis
God the Father has called us and we get the first 144,000 positions! We need to run the race set before us. It's up to each of us how good our life's report will be. Let's keep the Pentecost vision!
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05/19/2013 3459
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - Trumpets/Pentecost - And The Thief In The Night
Sermon Synopsis
Christ returns on three different occasions: The Day of the Lord (in 1997), on a future Pentecost (First Resurrection) and on a future Feast of Trumpets. The holy days are not only spiritually symbolic but are actual signs for now and the future.
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05/25/2013 3465
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Three Words
Sermon Synopsis
We are called (invited), and chosen (selected) by the Father, but must remain faithful (trustworthy, sure and true). Peter's writings show us how to succeed by continueing to develop the seven Godly attributes of the Father and Christ.
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06/01/2013 3469
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Precious Promises
Sermon Synopsis
The Father and Christ are examples of faithfulness to us: our Refuge, our Protection and Deliverer of great promises! We will not be unfruitful if we continue to develop the qualities of faith, virtue, knowledge, self--control, perserverence, godliness, brotherly kindness and love.
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06/08/2013 3474
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - They Are Blessed Who Are Forgiven
Sermon Synopsis
Psalm 32  A wonderful psalm of David confirming that blessings consist in remission or forgiveness of sins.  David confirms that confession of sins gives people peace of mind and eases the conscience. Each of us is blessed materially in some way but the main blessing of life is forgiveness from God and the promise of eternal life in the future.

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06/15/2013 3480
Sermon: Mr. Gerry Ardis - Remember
Sermon Synopsis
Many are called and chosen but few through the ages have remained faithful. Satan will try to get our minds off the Kingdom of God through discouragement, laziness/lethargy, carelessness, temptations, our emotions, and through a root of bitterness. We have been warned! Will we love the TRUTH so that we will be saved and not be drawn away?
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06/22/2013 3485
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - Interpret the Vision
Sermon Synopsis
Developing spiritual vision is essential for God's true church, which is spiritual Israel. God's vision is sharp, clear, perfect and certain. God shows us how we are to do His will and complete the work that His endtime church must finish. God's vision and message can only be undertood and done by those who are in obedience to and under God's direction.
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06/29/2013 3488
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Beginning of Months - Part 1
Sermon Synopsis
What does the beginning of months picture in God's great plan? A discussion of the "beginning of months" covers two main themes 1) they are commanded for us to observe today and 2) how do we observe these important times today?
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07/06/2013 3498
Sermon: Mr. Jon Ardis - Recapture Your First Love
Sermon Synopsis
Do I still have my first love as at baptism? How do we keep it/restore it if it is diminished? 1) Remember your calling, 2) repent of sins, 3) do first works - study, prayer, fasting, involvement and meditation, 4) ask for more of God's spirit, and 5) develop a sense of urgency as time is short!
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07/13/2013 3504
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Beginning of Months - Part 11
Sermon Synopsis
Numerous scriptures are reviewed that discuss the "beginning of months". The observance of the “beginning of months” is an opportunity to once again show Jesus Christ and God our Father that “He has found FAITH upon the earth.
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07/20/2013 3508
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Letters and E-mails
Sermon Synopsis
What does our saviour Jesus Christ have on His mind that the CGF seeing the "beginning of months" now? Scriptures once again reviewed in relation to this topic and comments provided from CGF members.
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07/27/2013 3519
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - The Church of the People
Sermon Synopsis
God has only one true church. He will reveal what is to be taught and will run it through His one chosen apostle. We must remember that 1) men will deceive us, 2) men will be deceived, 3) deception will get worse. Do you belong to the church of God or the churches of the people?
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08/03/2013 3524
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - You Only Have To Ask
Sermon Synopsis
What is wrong? Why are our prayers not being answered? We need to 1) ask God, 2) expect an answer and 3) love our fellow man. Sometimes unanswered prayer is a test for us. Seven reasons why we go to God is discussed.
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08/10/2013 3530
Sermon: Mr. Gerry Ardis - Our Saviours
Sermon Synopsis
This sermon provides numerous scriptures that proves that both God the Father and Jesus Christ are the saviours of mankind. Each has played key roles in the plan of salvation.
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08/17/2013 3534
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis -Summing Up The Beginning of Months
Sermon Synopsis
This is a lengthy discussion in continuation from today's earlier sermonette on the "Beginning of Months". Numerous scriptures are provided to support the "Beginning of Months" being kept today, along with God's holy days and Sabbaths.
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08/23/2013 3538
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Shooting Phase
Sermon Synopsis
Isaiah 19 is a prophesy for today and what will happen to Egypt. God has a plan for all nations and does things right on time! He also has plans for Israel, Ephraim and Judah. Two scriptures; 2 Thess 2: 1 and Heb 10:25 discuss "gathering together" and "assembling of ourselves together" (G1997). Will the church be finally gathered together once again, during the Day of the Lord, which began in 1997?
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08/31/2013 3547
Sermon: Mr.Lawton - The Sanctuary - Feast of Trumpets 2013 - AM Service
Sermon Synopsis
What is the continual shewbread all about? The shewbread was 12 unleavened loaves or cakes of bread which was renewed every Sabbath so that the table of shewbread was never empty. It was a memorial of the manna and also represents the Word of God which is the bread of life. We must ask God for our daily bread, His Word of life, and His Holy Spirit on a daily basis.
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09/05/2013 3559
Sermon: - Mr. Gerry Ardis - Feast of Trumpets 2012 (replay) - PM Service
Sermon Synopsis
A step by step timeline is here explained, demonstrating the urgency in these end times. We hold the secret about the Day of the Lord, Christ is decerning and so we need to be vigilant and stay close to God- staying focused on who we are. We are also warned about Satan's awareness of this shortness of time and the immense power he wields. He is enraged and so need God on our side. We should stand strong as pillars awaiting the rewards Christ will bring us in fulfilling God's pleasure to give us the Kingdom!
09/05/2013 3382
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - The Feast of Trumpets Pictures Christ's Return
Sermon Synopsis
What is the continual shewbread all about? The shewbread was 12 unleavened loaves or cakes of bread which was renewed every Sabbath so that the table of shewbread was never empty. It was a memorial of the manna and also represents the Word of God which is the bread of life. We must ask God for our daily bread, His Word of life, and His Holy Spirit on a daily basis.
09/07/2013 3566
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Atonement - (PreRecording of Atonement 2010)
Sermon Synopsis
The Feast of Atonement is a fantastic day in the plan of God. If the world kept this day they would know that God exists. The whole creation is also waiting for this day and a return to God's way of life and the universal liberty of freedom from Satan.
09/14/2013 2788
Opening Night Message FOT 2013- Mr. Robert Ardis (PreRecorded)
Sermon Synopsis
We are at the Feast to rejoice before God. We look forward to the day when the Kingdom of God will be on earth. The seven spirits of God and the twelve fruits of the spirit will be made manifest by all in His Kingdom.
DVD 09/18/2013   
Sermon: Mr. Gerry Ardis - The World Tomorrow - Updated 2013 - FOT A.M Service
Sermon Synopsis
When God speaks it will be done. What will the world tomorrow be like? It will have no end, and the laws and principles of God will be established. Five of these laws and principles are discussed.
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09/19/2013  3569
Sermon: Mr. Kevin Montgomery - The World To Come Starts With Us - FOT P.M Service
Sermon Synopsis
Why are we at the Feast of Tabernacles? It is a commanded assembly! Obedience to God's laws will be carried out with a "rod of iron" in the World Tomorrow. Following the 20 personal goals everyday is a valuable tool for preparing ourselves for the Midnight Cry. We must be mentally able to usher in the World Tomorrow.
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09/19/2013  3571
Sermon: Mr. Jon Ardis - Living Large At The Feast And Beyond
Sermon Synopsis
What is it that will help us to overcome? God is in charge and is directing everything. Wisdom is needed on an individual basis and as a church. Solomon became distracted later in life as his heart turned away from God. We must be wise, fear God, and keep His commandments.
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09/20/2013  3579
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - The Feast Is Forever
Sermon Synopsis
Mankind should know about God's plan. We can look forward to spiritual and physical blessings by keeping God's laws and feast days. Seven reasons for keeping the Feast is outlined.
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09/21/2013  3580
Sermon: Mr. Wallace Lawton - Marriage and the Family
Sermon Synopsis
Many families today are insecure and unhappy. We are in training now to be able to teach others about dating and marriage. Dating and marriage using Godly principles is discussed. God's laws are immutable and bring happiness when followed.
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09/22/2013  3574
Sermon: Mr. Gerry Ardis - This Generation Shall Not Pass
Sermon Synopsis
Luke 21:32 states: Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass away, till all be fulfilled. Are we the end time generation? Is there a time element involved? Numerous scriptures and CGF literature is considered in this sermon.
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09/23/2013  3584
Sermon: Mr. Gerry Ardis - Positions In God's Kingdom
Sermon Synopsis
God is preparing a place for us in His perfect government. Positions are being prepared for the apostles, prophets and the key righteous individuals mentioned in the bible. The wife of Christ will be on the ground floor of an everlasting kingdom, under the rule of the Father and Christ.
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09/24/2013  3586
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - Understanding The Meaning of the Feast
Sermon Synopsis
Mankind needs to be creative and active. Few today understand the meaning that God has for mankind as evident in the Feast of Tabernacles. The Feast of Tabernacles is a time of rejuvination where we are inspired to do more, and renew our personal dedication and committment to get closer to God.
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09/25/2013  3210
Sermon: Mr. Jon Ardis -- God's Mercy - Last Great Day - AM Service
Sermon Synopsis
Millions in the world today have physical, emotional and spiritual scars by not knowing the plan of God and the ultimate fate of loved ones who have died. God is a merciful God and this is evident by the Last Great Day in His plan for mankind. Thank God, our God is God!!
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09/26/2013  3609
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Asking For The Holy Spirit - Last Great Day - PM Service
Sermon Synopsis
God can show us things through illness and through attending the Feast itself. It is important that each of us banish Satan from our minds. It's only through severe tests and trials that we shall become Pillars. These trials are more precious than gold.
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09/26/2013  3588
No services, Traveling from FOT   09/28/2013  
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Wisdom
Sermon Synopsis
The fruit of wisdom is discussed through a review of numerous scriptures. Wisdom is a gift from God to those who keep His commandments. It is a spiritual fruit that needs to be developed by His pillars.
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10/05/2013  3591
Sermon: Mr. Jon Ardis - Godly Love
Sermon Synopsis
If we are to be forgiven by God, we must have love in our lives. It needs to come through correct motives and not from the world's perspective which is childish. God is developing God beings with the greatest characteristic which is love.
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10/12/2013  3595
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - All You Need Is Love
Sermon Synopsis
Every human being is interested in their own happiness, importance etc. In the world, the right knowledge is not available and therefore there is a lack of spiritual understanding. Our change is not instantaneous, we must learn to love. We cannot love God if we cannot first love our fellow man.
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10/19/2013 3600
Sermon: Mr. Gerry Ardis - Love In Righteousness
Sermon Synopsis
Love is of God and He loved us first! We need to develop the same love of God which is in Christ. In order to do this we need wisdom first in order to give the proper kind of love.
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10/26/2013  3605
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - God's Sacred Calendar
Sermon Synopsis
Reconciliation of the lunar months and solar years is explained. God gave us His calendar so we can keep His prescribed days at the correct times. We trust the accuracy of the Hebrew calendar because God said the Jews would preserve it, and His Word is sure.
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11/02/2013 3615
Sermon: Mr. Robert Ardis - Beginning of Month Nine - Kislev - Spirit of Joy
Sermon Synopsis
God's Sabbath, holy days, and beginnings of months portray His plan of salvation, and are a source of great joy for us, as we see the opportunity for everyone to become a member of God's family.
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11/04/2013 3607
Sermon: Mr. Wallace Lawton - Joy
Sermon Synopsis
How can trials be a joy? Trials affect development of character leading to spiritual maturity. The true church will be protected and fed until spiritual maturity is reached. At this place and time we must go to God for wisdom of what to do in trials. This is "active" faith, and gaining wisdom is the "principle thing"!
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11/09/2013  3620
Sermon: Mr. John Durrad - Role of Women
Sermon Synopsis
The breakdown of the family is one of the greatest curses to happen since the 1960s. The roles of men and women are upside down in today's society. This sermon is a review of the Godly roles for men and women, that they are different, and that this must be realized and practiced daily.
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11/16/2013 3626
Sermon: Mr. Kevin Montgomery - Godly Joy
Sermon Synopsis
The world today looks for "fixes" to get through life's numerous challenges. Many of these "fixes" are breaking the laws of God. Godly joy is a fruit of the Spirit (Gal 5:22). Discussed are 1) four ways on how to obtain Godly joy, and 2) four ways on how to increase Godly joy.
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11/23/2013 3631
Sermon: Mr. Wallace Lawton - The Lion and The Unicorn
Sermon Synopsis
By God's command (Numbers 2:2) each tribe of Israel had an emblem which was in regular use during the 40 years in the wilderness. A detailed discussion on the characteristics of the emblem for each tribe is presented.
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11/30/2013 3639
Sermon: Mr. Jon Ardis - Fruit of the Spirit - Peace
Sermon Synopsis
It is not an uncommon occurrence for us to be thrust into circumstances to learn about the fruits of the spirit. Living according to God's standards will give us peace, harmony, calmness and an absence of anxiety. Five activities are discussed to help us find peace in our spritual, physical and mental lives.
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12/07/2013 3644
Sermon: Mr. Gerry Ardis - Do You Truly Understand?
Sermon Synopsis
The work of righteousness is peace and assurance forever. This is particularily important in the "big 3", marriage, finances and health. If we do the things we have learned in the CGF we will have the mind of Christ which equals peace.
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12/14/2013 3648
Sermon: Mr. Jon Ardis - Love The Sinner, God's Way
Sermon Synopsis
So few today really know what sin is, and each of us are sinners. Being proud in heart is an abomination to God and this is a way of life for some, while others strive to be more carnal and are proud of their sins. We need to use Godly wisdom, and the other fruits of the spirit, to help others when appropriate, and to do good especially to those of the faith.
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12/21/2013 3653
Sermon: Mr. Kevin Montgomery - Exercising The Fruit of Peace In Our Speech
Sermon Synopsis
Do individuals really know what they are saying at this time of year and do they have peace in their speech? Our language needs to be on a Godly plane and not promoting self. There is great peace in good speech. Three points are emphasized to develop more of God's peace in our speech.
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12/28/2013 3662

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