Archives for November 2012

Feasts of Israel (Part 2)

FEASTS OF ISRAEL – (PART 2: UNLEAVENED BREAD) (Pastor Lee Jackson – FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION – TODAY WE HAVE OUR 2ND INSTALLMENT ON THE FEASTS OF ISRAEL AND HOW THEY POINTED TO AND WERE FULFILLED BY JESUS CHRIST. ONE OF MY PRIMARY SOURCES FOR THESE MESSAGES IS A WONDERFUL BOOK BY RICHARD BOOKER TITLED “JESUS IN THE FEASTS OF ISRAEL”. AS WE MENTIONED PREVIOUSLY THERE ARE THREE MAIN FEASTS THAT WERE TO BE CELEBRATED AS A MEMORIAL OR REMEMBRANCE OF HOW GOD DELIVERED ISRAEL OUT OF EGYPT: PASSOVER, … [Read more...]

Feasts of Israel (Part 1)

FEASTS OF ISRAEL – (PART 1: PASSOVER) (Pastor Lee Jackson – FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION – I HAVE FELT TO DO A SERIES OF MESSAGES ON THE FEASTS OF ISRAEL AND HOW THEY POINTED TO AND WERE FULFILLED BY JESUS CHRIST. THESE FEASTS WERE INSTITUTED BY GOD. GOD ALSO SPECIFIED IN DETAIL HOW THESE FEASTS WERE TO BE CELEBRATED. I HAVE BEEN BLESSED IN PREPARING FOR THIS SERIES AS I SAW HOW GOD FULLFILLED THIS IN CHRIST DOWN TO THE SMALLEST DETAIL. WHICH SUSTAINS MY HOPE AND EXPECTATION THAT HE WILL KEEP HIS … [Read more...]

How We Limit God

FAITH - HOW WE LIMIT GOD (PASTOR LEE JACKSON - FFWC) 1. INTRODUCTION – WE ALL WANT GOD’S BLESSINGS. WE WANT GOD TO PROSPER US. (PROSPERITY BEGINS WITH KNOWING GOD (BEING SAVED), THEN OUR RELATIONSHIPS, LASTLY MATERIAL POSSESSIONS. JESUS SAID IN Mat 16:25 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it. 26 For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his … [Read more...]

He is All I Need

HE IS ALL I NEED (THE PARTNERSHIP ENABLED BY GOD’S GRACE AND OUR OBEDIENCE) (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC) 1) INTRODUCTION – WE OFTEN SING THAT CHORUS “HE’S ALL I NEED, HE’S ALL I NEED, JESUS IS ALL I NEED”, BUT WE DO NOT ALWAYS BELIEVE IT. OUR NATURAL LIFE SEEKS MORE SECURITY AND WE OFTEN LOOK FOR REASSURANCE AND COMFORT FROM OTHERS. THEY CANNOT TAKE THE PLACE OR PLAY THE ROLE THAT GOD WANTS TO BE IN OUR LIVES. WE ARE GOING TO SEE FROM SCRIPTURE THAT HE TRULY IS ALL THAT WE NEED AND HE … [Read more...]

The Cost of Discipleship

THE COST OF DISCIPLESHIP (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC) THE GREEK WORD “MATHAYTES” DISCIPLE MEAN “LEARNER OR PUPIL (OR FOLLOWER) ”. READ THREE PASSAGES OF SCRIPTURE RELATING TO DISCIPLESHIP: LUKE 14:25 - 33 AND GREAT CROWDS WENT WITH HIM. AND HE TURNED AND SAID TO THEM, 26 IF ANYONE COMES TO ME AND DOES NOT HATE HIS FATHER AND MOTHER AND WIFE AND CHILDREN AND BROTHERS AND SISTERS, YES, AND HIS OWN LIFE ALSO, HE CANNOT BE MY DISCIPLE. 27 AND WHOEVER DOES NOT BEAR HIS CROSS AND COME AFTER ME, … [Read more...]

God’s Provision For Your Deliverance

GOD’S PLAN OF DELIVERANCE (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION – THE BOOK OF JUDGES WAS PORTRAYS A TIME IN ISRAEL’S HISTORY BETWEEN JOSHUA AND THE ISRAEL’S FIRST KING, KING SAUL. THE TIME PEROID IS ROUGHLY 1375 BC TO 1050 BC. THIS WAS A VERY TURBULENT TIME IN ISRAEL’S HISTORY, WHEN ISRAEL BECOME SO SINFUL AND SO WICKED THAT GOD WOULD ALLOW HER ENEMIES TO COME IN AND OVERTAKE HER, THEN THE PEOPLE WOULD REPENT AND CRY OUT TO GOD AND GOD WOULD SEND A DELIVERER TO DELIVER ISRAEL FROM HER … [Read more...]

The Broken Matzah

THE BROKEN MATZAH CENTURIES JEWS CELEBRATED SEDER WITH 3 PIECES OF UNLEAVENED BREAD MIDDLE ONE BROKEN, WRAPPED IN A NAPKIN, HIDDEN TO BE RETRIEVED LATER CALLED THE AFIKOMEN, SYMBOLIZES THE PASSOVER LAMB JEWS DO NOT EAT LAMB WITH SEDER, SINCE THE DESTRUCTION OF TEMPLE LAMBS COULD NOT BE PREPARED PROPERLY SOME FAMILIES HIDE IT, CHILDREN SEARCH FOR IT AND FINDER REWARDED SOME SEE 3 MATZAHS REPRESENTING PATRIARCHS: ABRAHAM, ISAAC & JACOB ISAAC WAS MIDDLE, BROKEN ONE… AFIKOMEN, GREEK WORD, … [Read more...]

The Apostate Church (Part 4)

THE APOSTATE CHURCH SERIES (PARTS 4) FALSE PROPHETS & FALSE TEACHERS (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION – THIS MORNING I WANT TO CONCLUDE MY SERIES ON THE APOSTATE CHURCH. II) HOW WILL FALSE PROPHETS AND FALSE TEACHERS AFFECT THE LOCAL CHURCH? A) MANY BIBLE SCHOLARS BELIEVE THAT THE CHURCH OF LODICEA DESCRIBED IN REV. 3:14 – 22 PORTRAYS THE CONDITION OF THE CHURCH OF THE LAST DAYS BEFORE JESUS RETURNS. LODICEA WAS A CITY OF GREAT WEALTH AND SPLENDOR ABOUT 40 MILES FROM … [Read more...]

The Apostate Church (Part 3)

THE APOSTATE CHURCH (PART 3) (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION – QUICK RECAP OF WHAT WE COVERED IN PART 1 & 2 IN THIS SERIES. THE WORD APOSTATE COMES FROM THE GREEK WORD APOSTASIA, WHICH MEANS TO FORSAKE, TO ABANDON, TO REBELL AGAINST OR TO DESERT (THE FAITH). IT IS POSSIBLE TO ABANDON THE FAITH AFTER ONCE BEING SAVED. 2PE 2:20 SPEAKS OF THOSE WHO “HAVE ESCAPED THE CORRUPTION OF THE WORLD BY KNOWING OUR LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST AND ARE AGAIN ENTANGLED IN IT AND OVERCOME, THEY … [Read more...]

The Apostate Church (Part 2)

THE APOSTATE CHURCH SERIES (PART 2 ) FALSE PROPHETS & FALSE TEACHERS (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION – IN MATT 24: 24 SPEAKING ABOUT THE END OF THE AGE, JESUS TOLD HIS DISCIPLES THAT “FOR THERE SHALL ARISE FALSE CHRISTS, AND FALSE PROPHETS, AND SHALL SHEW GREAT SIGNS AND WONDERS; INSOMUCH THAT, IF IT WERE POSSIBLE, THEY SHALL DECEIVE THE VERY ELECT.” FALSE PROPHETS AND FALSE TEACHERS BEGAN TO INFILTRATE THE CHURCH FROM THE DAYS OF THE APOSTLES. THE BIBLE SAYS THAT THEIR … [Read more...]