“All In” by Edwin Jones

August 18th, 2019

August 18 2019 - Sunday PM Sermon

Let your light shine in such a way that others will see the father - Matthew 5:16 

Your life is defined by Jesus. We live this way because that is how God wants us too. We are not asked to just dip our toes into being a Christian. We are to jump right in. 

We need to do all that we can at the level we are. Then grow as a child grows. - 1 Peter 2.

We need to get obsessed about Jesus.

Be a responsible person, tend to your business - 1 Thessolians 4:11-12

Be a moral person not lead by fleshly desires - Romans 13:13-14

Healthy teaching - Titus 2:1

Duration 39:58

“The Church is a Family” by Neal Pollard

August 11th, 2019

August 11 2019 - Sunday Evening Sermon

  • The Church is a Family - Ephesians 3
  • God is the Father - Acts 17:26
  • Must have a heart for each other - Colossians 3:12-13
  • Five Qualities of a heart
    • Compassion
    • Kindness
    • Humility
    • Gentleness
    • Patience
  • Two Consequences of being a family
    • Bear with one another
    • Forgive one another
  • One Motivation
    • Love for one another - 1 Corinthians 13:13
  • Got to have Peace with one another
    • Must come from Christ
    • Must rule our hearts
  • We have a Guide in our dealings with each other
  • Families take work (Both Physically and Spiritually)

Duration 33:04

“Taking a city for Christ” by Neal Pollard

August 11th, 2019

August 11 2019 - Sunday AM Sermon

"Taking Strong Inhabitants and Fortified Cities" - Numbers 14:1-10

  • Have faith in God's abilities and promises - Numbers 14:1-3

    1. What happened when they lacked faith in God?

      • They let their emotions drive their decisions
      • They fell prey to grumbling and criticism
      • They were guilty of fatalism
    2. What three things will help us take this city for Christ?
  • Families Led by Faith and not by Fear - Numbers 14:3
    1. Some families conform to the culture
    2. Some families isolate from the culture
    3. Some families engage the culture (This must be us!)
  • Forward-thinking Leadership - Numbers 14:3-9
    1. They were humble, convicted, optimistic, faith-filled, reverent, and visionary
    2. God has given us this at Lehman Avenue!
    3. Let's not be arm-chair elders! 
  • Fight the Right Adversary - Numbers 14:10
    1. We must not fight against one another - Galatians 5:15
    2. The closer we are to each other, the more inevitable conflict will be.
  • Conclusion 
    1. We must have the faith to go the rest of the way!
    2. What about the giants in your life?

 

Duration 31:34

“Bucket List” by David Chang

August 4th, 2019

August 4 2019 - Sunday AM Sermon

Bucket List - John 13

  • Introduction: Bucket Lists and an illustration
  • Our Luxury - Hebrews 12:3-4
  • Bucket List of Jesus: Humility - John 12:27, 30-33; 13:1-5
  • Humility Does Not Equal Depravity - Matthew 6:24; Luke 18:18-23
  • What's on Our Bucket List? - Matthew 16:24-25; Mark 8:34-35; Luke 14:26-27

Duration 24:19

“What Does a Christian Bible Student Look Like?” by Nick Secula

July 31st, 2019

July 31 2019 - Wednesday PM Bible Class

  • What Does a Christian Bible Student Look Like?
  • What is a Student?
  • To be a Student is to be a Disciple - John 7:10-24
  • "He who speaks from himself seeks his own glory" - John 7:18
  • "He who seeks the glory of the One who sent him is true" 
  • Knowledge is essential.. but it is not the end in itself
  • Understanding should be the goal
  • Understanding arrives when we live out the knowledge we have received from God
  • A Christian Bible student looks like someone who pursues Godly understanding in order to live in it
  • What Does a Christian Bible Student Look Like? - 2 Peter 1:5-9; Galatians 5:1-26; 2 Timothy 2:15 

Duration 36:36

 

“The Conversation” by Edwin Jones

July 28th, 2019

July 28 2019 - Sunday PM Sermon

Edwin discusses the conversation between Jesus and Simon Peter after the crucifixion in John 21. Peter had denied Jesus three times leading up to the crucifixion. Starting with verse 15, Jesus begins the conversation asking 3 times if Peter loves him. This is an opportunity for Peter to repent from his previous denials. After this questioning Peter is where he needs to be for Jesus to use him.  

Duration 28:31

“Shoot Low Boys, They’re Riding Shetland Ponies” by Edwin Jones

July 28th, 2019

July 28 2019 - Sunday AM Sermon

  • Shoot Low Boys, They're Riding Shetland Ponies - Colossians 2:20-3:3
  • Negative Based Religion - Colossians 2:8-9, 20-23
  • Showtime Religion - 1 Corinthians 14:26, 40; Matthew 6:1
  • Compartmentalized Religion - Mark 12:28-34
  • Traditions of Men Based Religion - Mark 7:1-9,13
  • Dismounting the Shetland Ponies to Fly Like an Eagle - Isaiah 40:27-31

Duration 31:39

“The Power of Love” by Ediwn Jones

July 21st, 2019

July 21 2019 - Sunday AM Sermon

The Power of Love - John 14:15, 23

Yes I Must Mention Percy Sledge - 1 Kings 3:16-27

The Corinthian Block Buster! - 1 Corinthians 13:1-3

The Corinthian Elaboration - 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

Me and Doc Sutton, Family Matters in Real Live - Matthew 12:46-50

The Greatest Commands - Matthew 22:36-40

 

Duration 27:13

“What does a Christian Bible School Look Like?” by Scott Harp

July 17th, 2019

July 17 2019 - Wednesday PM Class

 

What Does a Christian Bible School Look Like? Scott discusses the bible school program that they have setup at Crittenden Drive. They are using a free curriculum from Beltline Church of Christ in Decator, AL. 

Duration 42:03

“Things Uncommon That are Commonly Believed Among Us” by Edwin Jones - Part 4

July 15th, 2019

June 26 2019 - VBS Adult Class Day 4

Part 4 of a 4 part lecture on Common Beliefs and how they relate to scripture.

 

Subjects Addressed:

  1. The Covenants
  2. Baptism
  3. The Body of Christ, the Church
  4. The Kingdom
  5. Music
  6. The Lord's Supper
  7. The Holy Spirit
  8. Church Organization

 

Duration 55:05

 

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