Ps Clinton Phillips 2nd December 2012 (Jeremiah 10:1-10, Isaiah 44:14-19, John 8:31-32, Matthew 6:5-8, Exodus 17:14-16, Jeremiah 20:5, Psalm 83:4)

Clinton Phillips, December 2, 2012
Part of the Sunday series, preached at a Sunday Morning service

Exploding the myths of Christmas - Christmas tree
Make sure that you get your theology from the word of god.
The christmas tree is just a way to demonstrate gods love to the community.

Living in the word of god
It's gods word that transforms. Must live in the word of god.
When you live there, whatever you face, god will have a word to you.
The truth about the word of god will bring freedom to you.
Let the word of god become bread, food and life. So how we respond will change.
This church is to bring freedom and deliverance. We're taking ground! FLAHG and PBI status.
God builds capacity in us, so we get the opportunity to grow into the roles that god has called us to.
The model for prayer. Go to your secret place. Take time to meet with god in that secret place.
In that place, talk to your father. Just come and be in s presence.
The father who sees in secret will reward openly. What you pray in secret, god will do in public.
Jehovah Nissi, god our banner.
When we hallow the name of god, this is a sign over our lives against every opposition that god has established what he has placed over out lives.
The name of god is significant in our lives, that if we hallow his name, his authority is established in our lives.
There is truth that god is revealing to us. Taking the mute off. Hard to worship god when we are discouraged. Got to do it though.
Write it down, this is important.
God is saying to us today: those who oppose you, when they take you on, they take on god. God is going to fight such a fight which will bring you victory, and the enemy will be utterly destroyed.
God is saying: worship me!

Tags: Christmas, Word of God

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Jeremiah 10:1-10

1Hear ye the word which the LORD speaketh unto you, O house of Israel: 2Thus saith the LORD, Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them. 3For the customs of the people are vain: for one cutteth a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman, with the axe. 4They deck it with silver and with gold; they fasten it with nails and with hammers, that it move not. 5They are upright as the palm tree, but speak not: they must needs be borne, because they cannot go. Be not afraid of them; for they cannot do evil, neither also is it in them to do good. 6Forasmuch as there is none like unto thee, O LORD; thou art great, and thy name is great in might. 7Who would not fear thee, O King of nations? for to thee doth it appertain: forasmuch as among all the wise men of the nations, and in all their kingdoms, there is none like unto thee. 8But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stock is a doctrine of vanities. 9Silver spread into plates is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz, the work of the workman, and of the hands of the founder: blue and purple is their clothing: they are all the work of cunning men. 10But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble, and the nations shall not be able to abide his indignation. (KJV)

Isaiah 44:14-19

14He heweth him down cedars, and taketh the cypress and the oak, which he strengtheneth for himself among the trees of the forest: he planteth an ash, and the rain doth nourish it. 15Then shall it be for a man to burn: for he will take thereof, and warm himself; yea, he kindleth it, and baketh bread; yea, he maketh a god, and worshippeth it; he maketh it a graven image, and falleth down thereto. 16He burneth part thereof in the fire; with part thereof he eateth flesh; he roasteth roast, and is satisfied: yea, he warmeth himself, and saith, Aha, I am warm, I have seen the fire: 17And the residue thereof he maketh a god, even his graven image: he falleth down unto it, and worshippeth it, and prayeth unto it, and saith, Deliver me; for thou art my god. 18They have not known nor understood: for he hath shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand. 19And none considereth in his heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; yea, also I have baked bread upon the coals thereof; I have roasted flesh, and eaten it: and shall I make the residue thereof an abomination? shall I fall down to the stock of a tree? (KJV)

John 8:31-32

31Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; 32And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. (KJV)

Matthew 6:5-8

5And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 6But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly. 7But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. 8Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him. (KJV)

Exodus 17:14-16

14And the LORD said unto Moses, Write this for a memorial in a book, and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua: for I will utterly put out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven. 15And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Jehovah-nissi: 16For he said, Because the LORD hath sworn that the LORD will have war with Amalek from generation to generation. (KJV)

Jeremiah 20:5

5Moreover I will deliver all the strength of this city, and all the labours thereof, and all the precious things thereof, and all the treasures of the kings of Judah will I give into the hand of their enemies, which shall spoil them, and take them, and carry them to Babylon. (KJV)

Psalm 83:4

4They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance. (KJV)

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