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Sunday Morning SoundBytes – 7/1/2018

Sunday’s message in the Samson: Strong Man Gone Wrong series was called Vengeance Gone Wrong, taken from Judges 15. Here is a brief outline of the message:

1) Take responsibility for your own actions (1-3)
   – Psalm 51:3-4; Matthew 7:3-5

2) Pour your energy into doing something good (4-5)
   – Proverbs 14:22; Micah 2:1; Galatians 6:9-10

3) Don’t let things escalate (6-8)
   – Proverbs 15:1; Romans 12:17-18

4) Realize that your actions affect other people (9-13)
   – Joshua 7:1-5; Matthew 7:12; Romans 14:13,19

5) Vengeance will take you farther than you imagined (14-17)
   – Proverbs 4:14-15, 5:11-14, 14:12

6) Seek the Lord and his mercy (18-20)
   – Isaiah 55:6-7; John 7:37-38

7) Instead of vengeance:
   – Love your enemies; pray for those who persecute you (Matt 5:44)
   – Walk the extra mile; turn the other cheek (Matthew 5:38-42)
   – Leave it up to God to handle (Romans 12:19,21)

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Sunday Morning SoundBytes – 6/24/2018

Sunday’s message in the Samson: Strong Man Gone Wrong series was called Marriage Gone Wrong, taken from Judges 14. Here is a brief outline of the message:

Biblical principles for those getting married:

1) Marry another Christian (1-2)
   – Deut 7:3-4; 1 Cor 7:39; 2 Cor 6:14

2) Seek your parents’ blessing (3-4)
   – Deut 5:16; Judges 17:6, 21:25; Proverbs 1:8-9

3) Pay attention to God (5-6)
   – Hebrews 12:10-11; 1 Peter 5:8

4) Do things God’s way (7-9)
   – Proverbs 3:5-6, 4:25-27

5) Beware of pride (10-14)
   – Proverbs 16:18; James 4:6

6) Practice unity, love and respect (15-18)
   – Genesis 2:24; Ephesians 5:33

7) Beware of anger (19-20)
   – Proverbs 22:24, 29:11; James 1:19-20

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New Sermon Series on Samson

On Sunday we started a new sermon series called Samson: Strong Man Gone Wrong. Here is a list of the five messages in the series:

A Promising Beginning – Judges 13:1-25 (Samson’s birth)
Marriage Gone Wrong – Judges 14:1-20 (Samson’s marriage)
Vengeance Gone Wrong – Judges 15:1-20 (Samson and the Philistines)
Love Gone Wrong – Judges 16:1-22 (Samson and Delilah)
God’s Purposes Fulfilled – Judges 16:23-31 (Samson’s death)

(Note: Links will go live as each message is preached.)