UA-96339200-1 2016 April

Why We Must Attend Camp Meetings: Embrace New Ideas II

April 10, 2016
Preached in Rancho Cucamonga, CA

5 Examples of New Things that God Does (contd.)

1) God embarks on new projects, new schemes, new ideas and new plans

2) God gives new languages to His people
Mark 16:17
a) speaking in tongues reminds you of change, i.e. the day your were born again

3) God gives brand new instructions to His servants
a) sometimes God's servants are operating on old instructions
i) Luke 22:35-38 
ii) Luke 10:1-6
iii) 1 Kings 17:2-14
b) when people are doing the right thing, they are off set by challenges
c) try and retain your youth
d) often times you are on the threshold of a miracle.  In order to walk into the miracle, it will cause you to do new things
i) Malachi 3:11-12

4) God makes us into brand new people who have never existed before
a) 2 Corinthians 5:17

5) God issues new agreements and makes fresh calls to service
a) Hebrews 8:13

Why We Must Attend Camp Meetings: Embrace New Ideas

April 10, 2016
Preached in Hollywood, CA

Additional Reasons
1) People do not readily embrace new things
a) people like to stick with they know; people value comfort
b) what you are used to will exhaust what it can give you
c) the adjustment to something new is the process that grows you
d) adventure is associated with youthfulness

5 Examples of New Things that God Does
1) God embarks on new projects, new schemes, new ideas and new plans
Isaiah 43:19


Rancho Cucamonga, CA - 4.3.16 - Why We Must Attend Camp Meetings: The Powerful Effects of Camp

April 3, 2016
Effects of a Camp Meeting (continued) 

5) Camp meetings encourage oneness and unity so that the whole church is as one heart and one soul—one church, one soul, and one heart
Acts 4:32

Vision 812
Proverbs 8:12
-wisdom searches, and is rewarded with knowledge for searching; wise people are curious and discovers

6) It gives room for prophesies, which charge up the people
1 Corinthians 14:4

7) It gives room for the manifestations of spiritual gifts which leads to the edifying of the church
1 Corinthians 14:12

8) It counteracts the devil's work of division
Jude 1:19
Ezekiel 34:5

9) It fights the separation and isolation that comes from pride and sensuality

Jude 1:19

10) The gathering of people prevents the scattering of sheep and deprive the devil of meat
Ezekiel 34:5

Hollywood, CA - 4.3.16 - Why We Must Attend Camp Meetings: The Special Environment of a Camp

April 3, 2016

Habits Christians Must Develop
1) To be in the synagogue on the Sabbath day, fellowshipping an worshiping with other believers

Luke 4:16

2) To go away (to a solitary place) and meet with God 
Luke 22:39; 35-43 

3) To respond to invitations (arrange situation) from God 
Exodus 3:1-4

Reasons Why Camp Meetings are Special
1) Timeless environment
2) Tension free environment
3) Anxiety free environment
4) Patient environment
5) Humble environment

Effects of a Camp Meeting
1) Allows the Word of God to be spoken with boldness
 Acts 4:31

2) Allows the Word of God to be preached extensively, which causes a great increase in the number of Disciples 
Acts 6:7

3) Allows for many hours of prayer to take place
sometimes our prayers don't last for long enough for the Angel to reach us

4) Allows important interaction between believers
Acts 2:44
–shared mentality

Rancho Cucamonga, CA - 3.27.16 - Women of the Holy Week

April 1, 2016

1) The Wife of Pilate
Matthew 27:15-26
a) she had a dream and acted upon it
b) she sent her husband a message in the midst of the trial

2) Mary Magdalene, Mother of James and Joses, and mother of Zebedee's children
Matthew 27:54-61; 28:1-10
Mark 15:39-41,45-47; 16:1-8
Luke 24:5-9;23:55-24:1-14

Why Women Will Make This Church Grow
1) Women helped Jesus in His ministry
-they ministered unto Jesus with passion even after His death

2) The Apostle Paul used women in his ministry
Philippians 4:3

3) Women recognize the anointing and believe in it quicker than men

4) God has destined to destroy the devil through women
Genesis 3:15
-every women must think of herself as someone who will produce something that will crush the head of the devil

5) Women are the producers of children
-you can't stop a convinced women

6) Women are good pastors
-women have a natural gift of talking, are nurturing, and caring for people

7) Women are good helpers
-women come with a natural gift to help
-the same magnitude of help the Holy Sprit gives us in the church, is the same women must have in the church. The Holy Spirit is known as the helper.

8) Women are more permanent and loyal workers
Luke 8:1-3
-the only work is worth doing is in the house of the Lord