Sermons by David A. Mathews

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Choosing Your Future

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Hebrews (NIV) 11:23  By faith Moses’ parents hid him for three months after he was born, because they saw he was no ordinary child, and they were not afraid of the king’s edict. 24 By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. 25 He chose to be mistreated along with […]

How To Invest In Your Life

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Matthew 25:14–30 (NIV) 14 “Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his property to them. 15 To one he gave five talents of money, to another two talents, and to another one talent, each according to his ability. Then he went on his journey. 16 […]

Keeping The Crazymakers From Making You Crazy

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TYPES OF CRAZYMAKERS 1. Demanding 2. Disapproving 3. Deafening 4. Destructive 5. Discontented 6. Demeaning HOW TO DEAL WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE 1. REFUSE TO BE OFFENDED PROV. 12:16 (TEV) “When a fool is annoyed, he quickly lets it be known. Wise people will ignore an insult.” PROV. 19:11 “A man’s wisdom gives him patience; it […]

How To Deal With Difficulty

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John 16:33 (Jesus) “In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” 2 Cor 6:4 (GN) (Paul) “In everything we do we show that we are God’s servants, by enduring troubles, hardships and difficulties with great patience.” Acts 27 I. DETERMINE THE REASON Four Causes of Difficulty: 1. Me […]

How To Make Wise Decisions

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James 1:7-8 (GN) “A person… unable to make up his mind and undecided in all he does, must not think he will receive anything from the Lord.” How do we make wise Decision? I. STEP ONE: PRAY FOR GUIDANCE Pr. 28:26 (LB) “A man is foolish to trust himself. But those who use God’s wisdom […]

Delayed By Design

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Exodus 13:17 “When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them (directly) though that way was shorter. For God said, `If they face war, they might change their minds and return to Egypt’.” They were delayed by design. Two reason God delay us: 1. So we can be prepared. Deut. 8:2 (LB) “…God […]

Pitfalls On Your Journey

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1. Cultural Distractions/Dare to be different Cultural distraction: 1. Pleasure 2. Possessions 3. Popularity 4. Profit Gen. 6:12 (NLT) “God observed all the corruption in the world, and he saw violence and depravity everywhere.” Gen. 6:5-6 (LB) “When God saw the extent of human wickedness, and that the trend and direction of men’s lives were […]

The Kind Of Work God Blesses

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Prov. 22:29 When you see people skilled in their work, you know that they will end up standing before kings, not working for ordinary people. Matthew 9:29 (NLT) Then he touched their eyes and said, “Because of your faith, it will happen.” Motive, Method and Meaning, Matter, More than Money If I want to be […]