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 Necessity of Faith

The NECESSITY of Faith (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) INTRODUCTION – FAITH is the currency of the kingdom of god; faith moves the hand of god.  We activate god’s plans & purpose for us by faith.  this includes salvation, healing, the baptism of the holy spirit, receiving the gifts of the spirit AND BECOMING INVOLVED in ministry and kingdom work. in LUKE 8:43-44 THERE WAS A WOMAN that HAD BEEN HEMORAGING FOR 12 YEARS,  that PRESSED through THE CROWD TO TOUCH THE HEM OF Jesus GARMENT, … [Read more...]

Whose Report Do You Believe

WHOSE REPORT DO YOU BELIEVE? (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)     INTRODUCTION - THE TEXT FOR MY MESSAGE IS FOUND IN ROMANS 8:28: "And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose." (NASB) II)    HOW MANY OF US REALLY, REALLY BELIEVE THIS VERSE OF SCRIPTURE?   IT IS CLEAR THAT THE APOSTLE PAUL BELIEVED THIS UNEQUIVOCALLY.  HE DID NOT LEAVE ANY ROOM FOR DOUBT, BUT THE QUESTION FOR US IS: “DO WE REALLY … [Read more...]

Walking by Faith

Walking by Faith (THE CONSEQUENCES AND IMPLICATIONS OF WALKING BY FAITH) (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)     INTRODUCTION –jesus talked a lot about faith and often performed miracles because he saw their faith: in luke 8 there was a woman with an issue of blood who touched the hem of jesus garment and was healed.  jesus said to her “Daughter, be of good comfort: thy faith hath made thee whole... (Luke 8:48)”.   jesus told the leper who was cleansed and returned to thank him: “…Arise, go thy … [Read more...]

The Evidence of Faith

The Evidence of Biblical Faith (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)      INTRODUCTION:  some think that faith is a passive thing.  if we have faith we don’t have to do anything but lay back and bask in the grace of god.  we just passively sit by god does everything for us BECAUSE OF our faith.  i do not find this true in scripture.  TEXT:  hebrews 11:1-13 II)     faith is being absolutely sure of what we have hoped for (vs 1) in Christ according to scripture.  the promises of god are better than … [Read more...]

God Speak (part 2)

God Speak (Part 2) (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) LAST WEEK IN PART 1 OF THIS SERIES, WE defined God Speak as learning to speak God’s Word over ourselves, over those that we love, over situations that we face and over our hopes that we have for a purposeful & fruitful life. Faith talk is the opposite of fear talk.  So much of what we say, we say out of our fears and insecurity.  faith comes from being secure in his everlasting arms THROUGH HEARING GOD’S WORD, SPEAKING GOD’S WORD AND APPLYING … [Read more...]

God Speak (part 1)

God Speak (Part 1) (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I define God Speak as learning to speak God’s Word over ourselves, over those that we love, over situations that we face and over our hopes that we have for a purposeful & fruitful life. Faith talk is the opposite of fear talk.  So much of what we say, we say out of our fears and insecurity. It is not faith in ourselves or even faith in faith but faith that comes from the Word of God.  ROM 10:17: Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the … [Read more...]

Feelings Can You Trust Them

FEELINGS CAN YOU TRUST THEM (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) 1)      INTRODUCTION – DO YOU REMEMBER THAT SONG TITLED “FEELINGS”?   ONE OF THE LYRICS GOES SOMETHING LIKE THIS: “FEELINGS, OH, OH, OH, FEELINGS; FEELINGS OF LOVE”.   YOU TEENAGES PROBABLY CAN RELATE TO THIS.  WE LAUGH ABOUT THIS BUT UNFORTUNATELY THERE ARE MANY CHRISTIANS TRY TO NAVIGATE THE CHRISTIAN LIFE BY THEIR FEELINGS.   IF THEY WAKE UP AND IT IS A NICE DAY AND THEY FEEL GOOD ABOUT THEIR LIFE AND THE WORLD IN GENERAL, THAT MEANS … [Read more...]

Faith That Moves God To Action

FAITH THAT MOVES GOD TO ACTION REFLECTIONS ON god’s faithfulness in THE LIFE OF DAVID  (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC)  INTRODUCTION – EVERY CHILD OF GOD COMES TO A TIME IN HIS / HER LIFE WHEN TROUBLES CRASH OVER US LIKE MIGHTY WAVES OF THE OCEAN WHEN A HURRICANE IS APPROACHING.  WHEN WE MANAGE TO GET THROUGH THE FIRST WAVE A SECOND ROLLS OVER US NEARLY DROWNING US IN ITS SAVAGE ONSLAUGHT.   DAVID MUST HAVE FELT LIKE THAT WHEN HE WAS RUNNING FROM SAUL WITH NO PLACE OF REFUGE.  ONCE HE EVEN TOOK … [Read more...]