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April 26, 2020 - Dr. Jon Akin - Proverbs 15:16-17 (ESV)

April 26, 2020 - Dr. Jon Akin - Proverbs 15:16-17 (ESV)

April 29, 2020
Weekend Sermon Notes
Title: How to Have a Happy Home
 
Give your kids 3 things:
 
1. What they really want
Proverbs 15:16-17 (ESV)
Proverbs 17:1 (ESV)
 
2. What they really need
Proverbs 20:7 (CSB)
 
3. What will really last
Proverbs 10:1 (ESV)
 

Proverbs 15:16-17 ESV

Better is a little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble with it. Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it.
 

Proverbs 17:1 ESV

Better is a dry morsel with quiet than a house full of feasting with strife.
 

Proverbs 20:7 CSB

A righteous person acts with integrity; his children who come after him will be happy.
 

Proverbs 10:1 ESV

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother.
April 19, 2020 - Dr. Jon Akin - Proverbs 9:1-18 (ESV)

April 19, 2020 - Dr. Jon Akin - Proverbs 9:1-18 (ESV)

April 22, 2020
Weekend Sermon Notes
Title: Happily Ever After
Text: Proverbs 9:1-18

Proverbs 9:1-18 ESV

Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn her seven pillars. She has slaughtered her beasts; she has mixed her wine; she has also set her table. She has sent out her young women to call from the highest places in the town, “Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!” To him who lacks sense she says, “Come, eat of my bread and drink of the wine I have mixed. Leave your simple ways, and live, and walk in the way of insight.” Whoever corrects a scoffer gets himself abuse, and he who reproves a wicked man incurs injury. Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you; reprove a wise man, and he will love you. Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser; teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight. For by me your days will be multiplied, and years will be added to your life. If you are wise, you are wise for yourself; if you scoff, you alone will bear it. The woman Folly is loud; she is seductive and knows nothing. She sits at the door of her house; she takes a seat on the highest places of the town, calling to those who pass by, who are going straight on their way, “Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!” And to him who lacks sense she says, “Stolen water is sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.” But he does not know that the dead are there, that her guests are in the depths of Sheol.

Proverbs 30:2-6 ESV

Surely I am too stupid to be a man. I have not the understanding of a man. I have not learned wisdom, nor have I knowledge of the Holy One. Who has ascended to heaven and come down? Who has gathered the wind in his fists? Who has wrapped up the waters in a garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is his son’s name? Surely you know! Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. Do not add to his words, lest he rebuke you and you be found a liar.

 

April 12, 2020 - Dr. Jon Akin - Matthew 8:1-4, 14-17 (ESV)

April 12, 2020 - Dr. Jon Akin - Matthew 8:1-4, 14-17 (ESV)

April 14, 2020
Weekend Sermon Notes
Title: You don’t have to social distance from Jesus
Text: Matthew 8:1-4, 14-17 (ESV)
 

Matthew 8:1-4 ESV

When he came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him. And behold, a leper came to him and knelt before him, saying, “Lord, if you will, you can make me clean.” And Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, “I will; be clean.” And immediately his leprosy was cleansed. And Jesus said to him, “See that you say nothing to anyone, but go, show yourself to the priest and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a proof to them.”
 

Matthew 8:14-17 ESV

And when Jesus entered Peter’s house, he saw his mother-in-law lying sick with a fever. He touched her hand, and the fever left her, and she rose and began to serve him. That evening they brought to him many who were oppressed by demons, and he cast out the spirits with a word and healed all who were sick. This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah: “He took our illnesses and bore our diseases.”
April 6, 2020 - Dr. Jon Akin - Psalm 73 (ESV)

April 6, 2020 - Dr. Jon Akin - Psalm 73 (ESV)

April 6, 2020
Weekend Sermon Notes
Title: Songs of Hope - What Do You Do When Christianity Doesn’t Seem To Work?
Text: Psalm 73(ESV)
 
What do you do when Christianity doesn’t seem to work?
 
1. Take an eternal perspective
2. Run to God rather than away from Him
3. Remind yourself of the Good News
 

Psalms 73:1-5 ESV

Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled, my steps had nearly slipped. For I was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. For they have no pangs until death; their bodies are fat and sleek. They are not in trouble as others are; they are not stricken like the rest of mankind.

Psalms 73:10-20 ESV

Therefore his people turn back to them, and find no fault in them. And they say, "How can God know? Is there knowledge in the Most High?" Behold, these are the wicked; always at ease, they increase in riches. All in vain have I kept my heart clean and washed my hands in innocence. For all the day long I have been stricken and rebuked every morning. If I had said, "I will speak thus," I would have betrayed the generation of your children. But when I thought how to understand this, it seemed to me a wearisome task, until I went into the sanctuary of God; then I discerned their end. Truly you set them in slippery places; you make them fall to ruin. How they are destroyed in a moment, swept away utterly by terrors! Like a dream when one awakes, O Lord, when you rouse you

Psalms 73:23-28 ESV

Nevertheless, I am continually with you; you hold my right hand. You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me to glory. Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. For behold, those who are far from you shall perish; you put an end to everyone who is unfaithful to you. But for me it is good to be near God; I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, that I may tell of all your works.

 

March 29, 2020 - Dr. Jon Akin - Psalm 24 (ESV)

March 29, 2020 - Dr. Jon Akin - Psalm 24 (ESV)

April 6, 2020
Weekend Sermon Notes
Title: Songs of Hope
Text: Psalm 24 (ESV)
 
You have access to worship God and receive blessing from Him through Jesus
1. Access to do what? Worship
A. Public Worship
B. Private Worship
2. Access for what? Blessing
 
Psalms 24:1-10 ESV

The earth is the Lord's and the fullness there of, the world and those who dwell therein, for he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers. Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord?And who shall stand in his holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully. He will receive blessing from the Lord and righteousness from the God of his salvation. Such is the generation of those who seek him, who seek the face of the God of Jacob. Selah Lift up your heads, O gates!And be lifted up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. Who is this King of glory?The Lord, strong and mighty, the Lord, mighty in battle! Lift up your heads, O gates!And lift them up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. 10 Who is this King of glory?The Lord of hosts, he is the King of glory! Selah