The Freedom That Christ Brings

THE FREEDOM THAT CHRIST BRINGS (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION – THE SONG GOES “LAND WHERE OUR FATHERS DIED LAND WITH THE PILGRIM’S PRIDE ON EVERY MOUNTAINSIDE, LET FREEDOM RING”. ONCE AGAIN WE CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY MARKING THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIGNING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE FROM ENGLAND AND THE TYRANNY OF TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION. WE AS CITIZENS OF THIS GREAT COUNTRY ARE BLESSED WITH FREEDOM AND THE BENEFITS THAT FREEDOM HAS BROUGHT TO US IN GOVERNMENT, … [Read more...]

A Biblical Perspective on Freedom

A BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE ON THE MEANING OF FREEDOM (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC) I. INTRODUCTION - THIS WEEK WE CLEBRATE THE 4TH OF JULY. (IT HAS BEEN 235 YRS SINCE THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE WAS SIGNED ON JULY 4TH 1776.) IT IS EASY TO TAKE OUR FREEDOM FOR GRANTED, BUT AS YOU GROW OLDER YOU REALIZE THAT THE FREEDOM WE ENJOY TODAY HAS BEEN VERY COSTLY. MANY YOUNG MEN AND RECENTLY YOUNG WOMEN TOO, HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES TO GUARD AND PROTECT THE FREEDOM THAT WE ENJOY. THIS IS EVEN MORE SO FOR … [Read more...]

The Blessings of Forgiveness

THE BLESSINGS OF FORGIVENESS (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION A) STORY OF JOSEPH: HIS BROTHERS HAD SOLD HIM INTO SLAVERY IN EGYPT. HE BECAME HEAD OF POTIPHER’S HOUSE AND WAS WRONGFULLY IMPRISIONED WHEN POTIPHER’S WIFE FALSELY ACCUSED HIM, BUT JOSEPH KEPT A RIGHT SPIRIT TOWARD GOD AND GOD WAS FAITHFUL AND RAISED HIM UP AS GOVERNOR OVER THE HARVEST OF EGYPT. HIS BROTHERS WHO HAD SOLD HIM INTO EGYPT CAME TO EGYPT FOR FOOD BECAUSE OF THE FAMINE. (GENESIS 45:1 – 11; 50:19 – 21) B) … [Read more...]

Principles of Forgiveness

PRINCIPLES OF FORGIVENESS (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION A) STORY OF JOSEPH (GENESIS 45:5 – 15; 50:19 – 21) B) JESUS PRAYED ON THE CROSS: “FATHER FORGIVE THEM FOR THEY KNOW NOT WHAT THEY DO…” C) DISCUSS IMPLICATIONS OF THE YEAR OF JUBILEE – INVOLVES FORGIVENESS OF DEBT AND RESTORATION OF LIFE AND PROPERTY (LEV 25:11) II) WHY MUST WE FORGIVE? A) BECAUSE JESUS TAUGHT US DO SO (MATT 6:12) B) BECAUSE YOUR HEAVENLY FATHER FORGAVE YOU (MATT 18:21 – 34) C) SO THAT YOUR PRAYERS … [Read more...]

Feasts of Israel (Part 7)

FEASTS OF ISRAEL (PART 7: FEAST OF TABERNACLES) (PASTOR LEE JACKSON – FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION – TODAY WE HAVE OUR 7TH AND FINAL INSTALLMENT ON THE FEASTS OF ISRAEL AND HOW THEY POINTED TO AND WERE FULFILLED BY JESUS CHRIST. WE HAVE SEEN HOW THE FEAST OF PASSOVER REPRESENTS OUR THE FIRST MAJOR ENCOUNTER WITH GOD, THROUGH JESUS CHRIST. THE FEAST OF PASSOVER, AS FULFILLED BY JESUS CHRIST ENABLES US TO HAVE PEACE WITH GOD THROUGH JESUS CHRIST. THE FEAST OF PENTECOST REPRESENTS THE SECOND MAJOR … [Read more...]

Feasts of Israel (Part 6)

FEASTS OF ISRAEL (PART 6: DAY OF ATONEMENT – YOM KIPPUR) (PASTOR LEE JACKSON – FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION – TODAY WE HAVE OUR 6TH INSTALLMENT OF THE FEASTS OF ISRAEL AND HOW THEY POINTED TO AND WERE FULFILLED BY JESUS CHRIST. WE HAVE SEEN HOW THE FEAST OF PASSOVER REPRESENTS OUR THE FIRST MAJOR ENCOUNTER WITH GOD, THROUGH JESUS CHRIST. THE FEAST OF PASSOVER, AS FULFILLED BY JESUS CHRIST ENABLES US TO HAVE PEACE WITH GOD THROUGH JESUS CHRIST. THE FEAST OF PENTECOST REPRESENTS THE SECOND MAJOR … [Read more...]

Feasts of Israel (Part 5)

FEASTS OF ISRAEL (PART 5: TRUMPETS) (PASTOR LEE JACKSON – FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION – TODAY WE HAVE OUR 5TH INSTALLMENT OF THE FEASTS OF ISRAEL AND HOW THEY POINTED TO AND WERE FULFILLED BY JESUS CHRIST. WE HAVE SEEN HOW THE FEAST OF PASSOVER, WHICH INCLUDED THE FEASTS OF UNLEAVENED BEAD AND THE FEAST OF FIRST FRUITS REPRESENTS OUR THE FIRST MAJOR ENCOUNTER WITH GOD, THROUGH JESUS CHRIST. THE FEAST OF PASSOVER, AS FULFILLED BY JESUS CHRIST ENABLES US TO HAVE PEACE WITH GOD THROUGH JESUS CHRIST. … [Read more...]

Feasts of Israel (Part 4)

FEASTS OF ISRAEL (PART 4: PENTECOST) (PASTOR LEE JACKSON – FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION – TODAY WE HAVE OUR 4TH INSTALLMENT ON THE FEASTS OF ISRAEL AND HOW THEY POINTED TO AND WERE FULFILLED BY JESUS CHRIST. THE FEAST OF PASSOVER, INCLUDING THE FEASTS OF UNLEAVENED BEAD AND THE FEAST OF FIRST FRUITS AS FULFILLED IN JESUS CHRIST ILLUSTRATE HOW WE CAN HAVE PEACE WITH GOD. PASSOVER IS FULFILLED FOR US WHEN AS JESUS CHRIST IS APPROPRIATED AS OUR PASSOVER LAMB. THE FEAST OF UNLEAVENED BREAD IS FULFILLED … [Read more...]

Feasts of Israel (Part 3)

FEASTS OF ISRAEL – (PART 3: FIRST FRUITS) (PASTOR LEE JACKSON – FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION – TODAY WE HAVE OUR 3RD INSTALLMENT ON THE FEASTS OF ISRAEL AND HOW THEY POINTED TO AND WERE FULFILLED BY JESUS CHRIST. THE BEGINNING OF OUR WALK WITH GOD IS OUR SALVATION WHICH IS FULFILLED IN THE PASSOVER THROUGH JESUS CHRIST’S ATONING WORK ON THE CROSS. SALVATION CHANGES OUR POSITION BEFORE GOD. WHEN WE CONFESS OUR SIN AND ASK GOD’S FORGIVENESS BELIEVING THAT CHRIST TOOK WE ARE JUSTIFIED IN GOD’S SIGHT – … [Read more...]

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...]