Archives for October 2012

1st John (part 3)

1ST JOHN (PART 3)  (Pastor Lee Jackson) I) INTRODUCTION – OUR TEXT 1JOHN 2:12 – 19 RELATES TO THE STAGES OF SPIRITUAL GROWTH.  THERE IS DANGER AT EVERY STAGE OF SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT.  OUR KNOWLEDGE OF GOD IS ACQUIRED THROUGH A RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS, HIS SON, THE WORD THAT BECAME FLESH.  HE REVEALS THE FATHER TO US. II) STAGES OF SPIRITUAL GROWTH (VS 12 – 14) A) JOHN WAS SPEAKING TO BELIEVERS OF ALL AGES REGARDING THE CHARACTER OF SPIRITUAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT. B) THE “LITTLE … [Read more...]

1st John (part 2)

1ST JOHN (PART 2) GOD IS LIGHT (Continued) (Pastor Lee Jackson) I)     INTRODUCTION – LAST WEEK IN PART 1 OF OUR SERIES ON THE BOOK OF JOHN, WE LEARNED THAT “GOD IS LIGHT AND IN HIM IS NO DARKNESS AT ALL” MEANS THAT GOD IS HOLY, VERY HOLY AND HE HAS NOT CHANGED WITH THE TIMES.  HE REQUIRES THAT WE LIVE HOLY LIVES.   WHEN WE SIN AND MISS THE MARK, (AND WE DO SIN), WE MUST CONFESS OUR SINS TO GOD AND ASK HIS FORGIVENESS.   GOD HAS PROMISED THAT IF WE DO THIS HE WILL FORGIVE OUR SINS AND … [Read more...]

1st John (part 1)

 THE BOOK OF 1ST JOHN (PART 1) IF WE WANT FELLOWSHIP WITH GOD, WE MUST WALK IN THE LIGHT (Pastor Lee Jackson) I)     INTRODUCTION – I AM BEGINNING A SERIES ON THE EPISTLES OF JOHN: 1ST JOHN, 2ND JOHN & 3RD JOHN. THERE IS LITTLE DOUBT WHO WROTE THE BOOK OF 1ST JOHN.  IF YOU COMPARE THE OPENING OF THE BOOK OF JOHN WITH THE BOOK OF JOHN YOU HAVE THE SAME MAJESTIC LANGUAGE, THE SAME HONORING OF THE LIFE THAT APPEARED, THE SAME SYMBOLISM SPEAKING OF THE “WORD THAT BECAME FLESH”.  THE APOSTLE … [Read more...]

Life Lessons from Peter (part 8)

LIFE LESSONS FROM 1ST PETER (PART 8) (Pstor Lee Jackson FFWC)   introduction – IN PARTs 5 – 7 of this study, WE BEGAN RECEIVING SOME VERY PRACTICAL TEACHING PETER ON LEARNING TO SUBMIT TO AUTHORITY,  PRACTICAL TEACHING REGARDING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HUSBANDS AND WIVES and our relationships with others, particularly fellow believers.  NOW PETER ADDRESS THose scattered & beleagured  SAINTS OF GOD WHO ARE FACING TRIALS, suffering & persecutions. TEXT:  1ST PETER 4:1-19 (ALL … [Read more...]

Life Lessons from Peter (part 7)

LIFE LESSONS FROM 1ST PETER (PART 7) (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC)   introduction – IN PART 5, LAST WEEK, WE BEGAN RECEIVING SOME VERY PRACTICAL TEACHING PETER ON “LEARNING TO SUBMIT TO AUTHORITY”.   in part 6 (1pet 3:1-7) we spoke of what god commandments & PRACTICAL TEACHING REGARDING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HUSBANDS AND WIVES….in part 7 the lord speaks to us regarding our relationships with others, particularly fellow believers. TEXT:  1ST PETER 3:8-22 (ALL SCRIPTURES … [Read more...]

Life Lessons from Peter (part 6)

LIFE LESSONS FROM 1ST PETER (PART 6) (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC)   introduction – IN PART 5, LAST WEEK, WE BEGAN RECEIVING SOME VERY PRACTICAL TEACHING PETER ON “LEARNING TO SUBMIT TO AUTHORITY”.   TODAY WE CONTINUE IN THAT PRACTICAL TEACHING REGARDING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HUSBANDS AND WIVES.   GENESIS GIVES GOD’S ACCOUNT OF THE CREATION OF THE 1ST MAN AND THE 1ST WOMAN. (rEAD GEN 2:18 & 2: 22-24 NKJV)   MANY TODAY ARE IN DENIAL OF THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN, HUSBANDS … [Read more...]

Life Lessons from Peter (part 5)

LIFE LESSONS FROM 1ST PETER (PART 5) (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC)   introduction – WE LIVE IN A DAY IN WHICH REBELLION AGAINST AUTHORITY IS COMMON PLACE AND EVEN CELEBRATED.   we and our children are exposed to it in the media, in our schools, in our colleges & universities.  it is ingrained in our culture.  it was prophecied in scripture:  2Ti 3:1-5:   This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. 2  For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, … [Read more...]

Life Lessons From Peter (part 4)

LIFE LESSONS FROM 1ST PETER (PART 4) (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC)   TEXT: 1ST PETER 2:9-12 (NIV) 1Pe 2:9, 10: But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 10 Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy. the 1st time we hear about a chosen people, a royal … [Read more...]

Life Lessons from Peter (part 3)

LIFE LESSONS FROM 1ST PETER (PART 3) (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC) TEXT: 1ST PETER 2:1-8 (NIV), 1 COR 10:1-12 (NIV)  1Pe 2:1 - 3: Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind. 2 Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, 3 now that you have tasted that the Lord is good. THEREFORE: BECAUSE OF ALL THAT WAS SAID IN CHAPTER 1.  ESP 1 PETER 1:2 LAYING ASIDE (ONCE & FOR ALL as taking … [Read more...]

Life Lessons from Peter (part 2)

LIFE LESSONS FROM 1ST PETER CHAPTER 1 (PART 2) (FFWCMS – 05/25/08) INTRODUCTION – (RECAP 1 PETER 1:1 – 12)  IN OUR STUDY OF 1ST PETER CHAPTER ONE LAST WEEK WE SAW THAT 1st part of our calling and election in Christ is that we were chosen to be heirs of salvation. (We talked about this last week.)  2nd part of our calling and election as heirs with Christ and children of God is to live a holy life.    God did his part, Jesus CAME AND did his part, THE HOLY SPIRIT WAS SENT & DID … [Read more...]