On April 11, 1970, Apollo 13 launched and began a journey for the moon and a lunar landing with three astronauts aboard. Fifty-six hours into the mission, the ship was 200,000 miles into space. The men had just said their goodnights to their families when at 10:06 PM, April 13 EST, an explosion happened onboard the spacecraft. You and I have loved ones and friends who are lost out there. They are in trouble. One day, their oxygen will give out and unless you and I – those in the Church with whom they are talking – can find a way to get them home, they will die lost.
1. CHURCH WE HAVE A PROBLEM - Delbert Young - (Sermon notes) (listen sermon audio mp3) (watch sermon video)
Scriptures: Matthew 16:15; Matthew 16:16-18; Matthew 5:21-22; Matthew 5:27-28; Matthew 5:43-44
We think we've gone all out. Have we? Where are we going? What is our personal church vision?
Going All Out For God - (sermon notes) - Delbert Young - (listen sermon audio mp3) (watch sermon video)
Scriptures: Matthew 16:18, Ephesians 3:10, 11, Daniel 2:44, Daniel 2:35, Proverbs 29:18, Matthew 4:23, Acts 9:36, Acts 2:46, 1 John 2:12-14, Matthew 6:21, Revelation 21:9-11
We use words to accuse a person or encourage a person. We use words to make people laugh or make people cry. We use words to bring healing or hurt. We use words to teach truth or tell lies. We use words to bless or curse. We use words to create gossip or to stop gossip. Your words will bring you victory in life or your words will bring you defeat.
1. Creating Your World (sermon notes) (listen sermon audio mp3)
Scriptures: Proverbs 18:21, Genesis 1:3-26, Genesis 1:31, Matthew 12:37, Proverbs 6:2, Amos 3:3, Romans 8:37, Psalms 37:4, Deuteronomy 28:13, Philippians 4:13, Psalms 34:19, Ephesians 6:10, Psalms 5:12, Deuteronomy 28:2, 3 John 1:2, Psalms 1:3, Romans 10:9-10, Ezekiel 37:3-6
2. Murmuring and Complaining (sermon notes) (listen sermon audio mp3)
Scriptures: Proverbs 18:20-21, Ephesians 4:29, Psalms 34:1, Numbers 11:4, 10, 18-19, Deuteronomy 1:2-3, Proverbs 30:32, Isaiah 53:7, Isaiah 61:7, Numbers 21:5-6, 1 Corinthians 10:9-10, Proverbs 17:22, Philippians 2:14-15
4. Speak to Your Mountains (sermon notes)
Scriptures: James 3:9-10, 1 Peter 3:10, James 3:4-5, Genesis 48:9, 16, Genesis 27:4, 12, 19, 28, 28, 29, 33, Numbers 6:22-26
5. Speak No Evil (sermon notes)
Scriptures: Proverbs 18:20-21, 1 Peter 3:10, Proverbs 6:16-19, Proverbs 15:4, Revelation 22:2, Ephesians 4:29, John 8:4-8
6. Overcoming Negative Words (sermon notes) (listen sermon audio mp3) (watch sermon video)
Scriptures: Proverbs 18:20-21, 1 Timothy 1:18, 2 Corinthians 10:5, Romans 8:37, Philippians 4:13, Deuteronomy 28:13, 3 John 1:2, Luke 17:1-4, Psalms 1:3, Psalms 128:2, John 8:36, Ephesians 3:20, Isaiah 54:17, John 14:12, 1 Samuel 17:28-37 ptures: Proverbs 18:20-21, 1 Peter 3:10, Proverbs 6:16-19, Proverbs 15:4, Revelation 22:2, Ephesians 4:29, John 8:4
It's not what goes into, but what come out a person that defiles the person. We decide what comes out of us. However, what comes out is often determined by what we allow to come in. Let's take a look.
All churches preach the GOOD NEWS. They function in GIFTS in some dimension. They GATHER. Churches GROW and churches GIVE. These are 5-G's.
Ordinary people live ordinary lives and die ordinary deaths never changing or affect anything or anyone. Extraordinary people live extraordinary lives and affect and change something. I have never been ordinary. My name is not ordinary. Nothing about me is ordinary.
1 - Ordinary or Extraordinary - All Sides are the Same (sermon notes) by Delbert Young
2 - Let There Be (sermon notes) by Delbert Young (listen sermon audio mp3) (watch sermon video)
3 - Two Manner of People (sermon notes) by Delbert Young (listen sermon audio mp3) (watch sermon video)
Forgiveness is always a question we work through. Forgiveness is a process we come to.
TO FORGIVE OR NOT FORGIVE part 1 (listen sermon audio mp3) (watch sermon video)
TO FORGIVE OR NOT FORGIVE part 2 (listen sermon audio mp3) (watch sermon video)
TO FORGIVE OR NOT FORGIVE part 3 (listen sermon audio mp3) (watch sermon video)
MOTHERS ALWAYS HAVE A HOPE AND A PLAN FOR THEIR CHILDREN. Mothers can see the potential within their children the children cannot see. They want their children to go to the top of their potential. Mothers want their children to learn more, do more, and accomplish more with their lives than did they. As I thought about that and wanted to develop that thought somewhat for today's lesson, I found my way to the following passage.
is a Valentine sermon. What is love? God is love, but how does this work out in my live?
Too frequently we go around and around and around in circles all through life. We fight the same battles again and again. We struggle with the same things again and again. It's a vicious circle. We need to come to the Circle's End.
The Circle's End - by Delbert Young - (sermon notes)
The Circle's End part 1 (listen sermon audio mp3) (watch sermon video)
The Circle's End part 2 (listen sermon audio mp3) (watch sermon video)
The Circle's End part 3 (listen sermon audio mp3) (watch sermon video)
Scriptures: Romans 8:28, Genesis 37:18-28
How horrible it would be to come to the end of our days and know that we had not fulfilled our life's mission and purpose and passion.
When You Neutralize something you balance something and make it neutral. The enemy to exceptional is ordinary. There is no devil in the kingdom. The kingdom is within. The enemy is the carnal mind, not the devil. If the carnal mind can make us ordinary we've lost being exceptional. The carnal mind is enmity to the Spirit and to us.
Have you every experienced a famine in life? It seemed there was no relief any place. Did you revert to Egypt - the things of the world. We usually do and this is where things go sour.