Sun, 30 December 2012
Bro. James explores Paul's message to the Philippians (4:14 - 4:17) "I desire fruit that may abound to your account". Jesus' message regarding "the true vine" referenced (John 15). The traits of the palm tree are mentioned - leaves shaped to withstand wind and bark damage does not kill the palm tree because nourishment is conveyed from roots to tree through the center of the tree rather than the bark. We can flourish, as a palm tree, by relying on the Lord's grace and not become damaged by our carnal environment. Ohm's Law mentioned along with John 3:30 - He must increase; I must decrease. Other scriptures mentioned: Colossians 1:10, Psalms 92:12, Matthew 13:8, Galatians 5:25.
Direct download: 2012-12-30_Sapulpa_AM.mp3
Category:Sowing -- posted at: 12:00pm CDT
Wed, 3 October 2012
Bro. Marty encourages the congregation to bring inspiration to church services. Unlike Jacob's sons during the famine that were sitting around waiting for someone to go to Egypt to get corn, we need to each contribute our little part to God's service and all will be ministered to. Similar to a potluck dinner, small contributions from all add up to a full dinner for all. Bro. Marty marvels at the enthusiasm of OU Sooner football fans that arrive hours before the game starts and wonders how inspired worship services can be if members display that same enthusiasm. Bro. Marty also recalls the story of the Doolittle Raid in World War II.
Direct download: 2012-10-03_Sapulpa_Revival.mp3
Category:Encouragement -- posted at: 7:00pm CDT