Sermons by David A. Mathews

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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 […]

How Can I Know My Destiny

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Gift+Need+Calling=Destiny 1. Recognize the gifts God has given me to use. Romans 14:12 (NLT) Yes, each of us will give a PERSONAL account to God. Esther 2:9 (NIV) “Esther pleased Hegai and won his favor. Immediately he provided her with her beauty treatments and special food. He assigned to her seven maids selected from the […]

Making The Most Of Your New Year

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Proverbs 17:24 (GNB)”An intelligent person aims at wise actions, but a fool starts off in many directions.” 1. Accept responsibility for my life. Galatians 6:5 (NCV) Each person must be responsible for himself. We need to understand that there are three kinds of people in life. There are accusers. There are excusers. There are choosers. […]

What Happens When You Have Faith – (Part 2)

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Sub Topic:  “WHEN WE SEE WITH EYES OF FAITH.” Ephesians 1:18 ” I pray that the eyes of your heart will be flooded with the light so that you can see the wonderful future God has promised to those he called…” 1. FAITH SHRINKS MY PROBLEM ” Is anything too hard for the Lord?”  Genesis […]

What Happens When You Have Faith – (Part 1)

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Sub Topic: “WHEN WE SEE WITH EYES OF FEAR.“ Romans 1:17 “The Gospel shows us how God makes people right with himself that it BEGINS and ends with FAITH. The Scripture says those who are right with God will live by trusting in Him.” Hebrews 11:6 (NIV) “Without faith it is impossible to please God, […]

Christmas Is …… Generosity

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2 Corinthians 9:15 (NIV) Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift! Acts 15:11 (MSG) “We are saved because the Master Jesus amazingly and out of sheer generosity moved to save us…” John 1:16 (MSG)“We all live off God’s generous bounty, gift after gift after gift.” WHY IS IT ESSENTIAL TO LEARN GENEROSITY? 1. IT […]