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...]

The Apostate Church (Part 1)

THE APOSTATE CHURCH (PART 1) JESUS CHRIST, THE HEAD OF HIS CHURCH (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION – 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. CHURCHES ARE MADE UP OF PEOPLE...WHEN PEOPLE IN THE CHURCH BACKSLIDE THEY DON’T NECESSARILY LEAVE THE CHURCH, BUT THEY CAN CORRUPT AND DEFILE THE BODY OF CHRIST IF THEY ARE IN A POSITION TO … [Read more...]

Pillar and Foundation of Truth

the CHURCH – PILLAR & defender OF gods TRUTH (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) intro –WHEN JESUS WAS UPON EARTH HE PROCLAIMED THAT HE WAS THE TRUTH AND THAT IF WE COME TO KNOW THE TRUTH THE TRUTH WILL SET US FREE. Jesus  words stand in stark contrast to our society today that says there is no absolute truth all truth is relative – i have my truth and you have your truth. Jer 9:5 Friend deceives friend, and no one speaks the truth. They have taught their tongues to lie; they weary themselves … [Read more...]

A Purpose Driven Chruch

A Purpose Driven Church (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) INTRODUCTION  –  before we talk about  the purpose of the church, we should define what we mean by the church.  the church is not a building, IT IS NOT EVEN A SINGLE CONGREGATION.   it is not something man brought into existence because he thought it was a good idea.  the church of the new testament was ordained of god for his SOVEREIGN purposes. remember the question jesus asked his disciples in matt 16:15 “who do men say that i am” and … [Read more...]

Seven Challenges of the Assemblies of God

SEVEN CHALLENGES OF THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)  INTRODUCTION – THIS MESSAGE IS BASED UPON A MESSAGE GIVEN BY SUPERINTENDENT THOMAS TRASK AT THE GENERAL COUNSEL IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA, AUGUST 1999.   TEXT: ACTS 20:20 – 31 II) WE ARE TO BE AND REMAIN A PEOPLE OF THE WORD OF GOD A)       WE ARE TO DECLARE THE WHOLE COUNSEL OF GOD B)       OUR PREACHING AND DOCTRINES MUST BE BIBLE BASED C)      OUR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION MUST REMAIN BIBLE … [Read more...]