Sermons from February 2015

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THINKING ABOUT MY LIFE, MY TESTIMONY, PT. 1

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THINKING ABOUT MY LIFE, MY TESTIMONY, PT. 1 No doubt you have had the thought/thinking or acting like we all have had at times:  “He [God] ought to adjust Himself to suit my schedule and my whims.  Easy now, don’t be so quick to say “I would never think that!”  How many times do you […]

HE IS RISEN, AS HE SAID

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HE IS RISEN, AS HE SAID – MATTHEW 28:6 “He is not here: for He is risen, as He said.  Come, see the place where the Lord lay” (Matthew 28:6).  As recorded throughout the gospels, Christ frequently predicted His coming death, but never did He predict His death without also predicting that He would rise […]

THINKING ABOUT WORSHIP

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THINKING ABOUT WORSHIP – PSALM 100:1-5 The next time you sing the doxology remember that you are singing Scripture, a version of Psalm 100.  This Psalm gives us a digest of instructions of how to worship the True and Living God. Let’s ask a basic question, “Who should worship the LORD?”  The Psalmist answers: “Make […]

A BRIEF STATEMENT OF PHILOSOPHY PERTAINING TO FINANCIAL POLICY, PT. 2

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A BRIEF STATEMENT OF PHILOSOPHY PERTAINING TO FINANCIAL POLICY, PT. 2 Previously we have reviewed our policy pertaining to God’s complete ownership, our trust in God to supply all needs, teaching and modeling scriptural giving, and our obedience in missions.  In part two we will summarize other portions of our financial policy. We will be […]

A BRIEF STATEMENT OF PHILOSOPHY PERTAINING TO FINANCIAL POLICY, PT. 1

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A BRIEF STATEMENT OF PHILOSOPHY PERTAINING TO FINANCIAL POLICY, PT. 1 The following paragraphs simply summarize what we believe at Open Bible Ministries of TN, hereafter known as OBM,  pertaining to good stewardship of what God has given OBM and which is to be used for His glory, purpose and mission. We acknowledge that God “owns” all that we […]

BRIEF STATEMENT OF DOCTRINE AND PHILOSOPHY, PT. 2

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BRIEF STATEMEMENT OF DOCTRINE AND PHILOSOPHY, PT. 2 The following paragraphs simply summarize what we believe at OBM.  We believe the Bible and teach it to be perfectly true.  Every belief and teaching at OBM flows from God’s Word.  Previously we have covered our belief about the Scriptures, A Sovereign God, God the Son, and Service.  In […]

BRIEF STATEMENT OF DOCTRINE AND PHILOSOPHY, PT. 1

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BRIEF STATEMENT OF DOCTRINE AND PHILOSOPHY, PT. 1 Introduction The following paragraphs as well as those included in part two simply summarize what we believe at Open Bible Ministries of TN, hereafter known as OBM.  We believe the Bible and teach it to be perfectly true.  Every belief and teaching is from God’s Word. Scriptures We […]

BAD COMPANY BURNS THE CHRISTIAN

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BAD COMPANY BURNS THE CHRISTIAN  “Bad company corrupts good morals” – I Corinthians 15:33.  Even though we rationalize our bad associations, those we keep company with, compromise never works.  We always get burned.  We tell ourselves that wicked associations really won’t harm us but compromise never works.  We somehow convince ourselves that they’ll get better, […]

NEEDED: FRIENDLY PEOPLE AND THOUGHTFUL PEOPLE

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NEEDED:  FRIENDLY PEOPLE AND THOUGHFUL PEOPLE “There is a friend who sticks closer than a brother” – Proverbs 18:24.  If there is a principle that God points out in His Word it is the fact that Christians need each other [see Hebrews 10:19-25].  The presence of other people is essential — loving people, caring people, […]

GOD’S PRECEPTS AND PRINCIPLES

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GOD’S PRECEPTS AND PRINCIPLES “Teach me good discernment and knowledge, for I believe in Thy commandments” – Psalm 119:66.  Friend, do you ask God to teach you His will so that you can apply it to your life and carry it out?  In other words, do you live by Faith?  Whenever you see the scriptural […]