Strife Spreaders

Date: June 28, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture:Proverbs 6:16-19
Time: 11:00 A.M.

 

The Problems of A Gossip:

  1. Loneliness
  2. Betrayal
  3. Destruction

 

The Healing Words of Truth  (Ephesians 4:29-32) 

  1. Edify
  2. Give Grace
  3. Jesus

 

How to Cease Strife:

  1. Avoid Gossip
  2. Correct The Gossip
  3. Speak The Truth

The Lord’s Kind of Man

Date: June 21, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture:6:12-18, 7:19:21, & 6-21-15
Time: 11:00 A.M.

 

Father’s Day Interview Questions:

 

What would you say are the 3 leadership traits most important in a man of God’s life?

 

How do you apply those in your family?

 

What lessons have you learned from the Lord as man and a father?

 

 

Message Outline:

 

Enemies of Manhood:

 

Fear

Doubt

Regret 

 

Builders of Manhood:

 

Faith

Confidence

Favor

 

How to Become The Lord’s Kind of Man:

 

Listen to the Voice of God

Live Like the Lord is in Charge

Let the Enemies Know Your Name

A False Witness

Date: June 14, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture: Proverbs 6:16-19
Time: 11:00 A.M.

 

False Witness: 

  1. Inconsistent with Reality
  2. Take the Truth out of Context
  3. Twist the Truth

Truthful Heart

  1. Let Actions Speak
  2. Needs no Defense against Lies
  3. Not Afraid of the Truth

 

How do I deal with a False witness?

  1. Pause Before You Speak
  2. Speak the Truth
  3. Appeal to the Real Judge

The Direction of Your Life

Date: May 31, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture: Prov. 6:18b
Time: 11:00 A.M.

What we desire and long for will always lead us toward LUST. (Prov. 6:18b)

         Manipulation
         Manufactured
         Me
 

Christ desires and longs for us to move into a perfect LOVE. (John 13:1-15)

         Ministry
         Meaningful
         Mercy

Invest

Date: May 24, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture: John 15:7-13
Time: 11:00 A.M.

 

Life Lesson: The greatest accomplishment in life is to invest eternally in
someone else

R. O. I.

R = Reach Someone with the Gospel

O = On Mission

I = Invest in what matters

A Heart that Devises Wicked Plans

Date: May 17, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture: Proverbs 6:16-19
Time: 11:00 A.M.

 

1 Samuel 13:8-14

Deceitful Heart:

Gives in to Fear and Peer Pressure
 
Justifies Behavior while Blaming Others
 
Creates Excuses to Cloud the Issue
 
Seeks the Immediate Reward
 
Psalm 51:10-17

Clean Heart: 

Trusts in and Listens to the Lord
 
Is Aware of and Acknowledges Sin
 
Accepts Responsibility 
 
Seeks a Better Reward

The Lord’s Kind of Woman

Date: May 10, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:5-20
Time: 11:00 A.M.

She knows where to go when difficulties come

She finds her significance in the Lord

She fervently prays for her miracles

Hands that Shed Innocent Blood

Date: May 3, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture: Proverbs 6:16-19
Time: 11:00 A.M.

 

Cycle of Destruction:

Anger – Ecclesiastes 7:9
 
Frustration – Ecclesiastes 5:10
 
Rejection – Genesis 4:5

Escaping the Cycle:

Identify the Problem – James 4:1-2
 
Repair Relationships – Matthew 5:23
 
Master The High Road – 1 Peter 5:8-10

A Lying Tongue

Date: April 19, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture: Proverbs 6:16-19
Time: 11:00 A.M.

 

Proverbs 17:4
 
Proverbs 17:20
 
Proverbs 26:28
 
James 3:5-18 

1.  Fruits of a Lying Tongue:

 Arrogance
 
Selfishness
 
Ambition
 
Bitterness
 
Jealousy
 
Poison
 
Restlessness 

2.  Fruits of a Bridled Tongue 

Wisdom
 
Blessing
 
Reasonable
 
Truthfulness
 
Gentleness
 
Purity
 
Peace

How do I overcome a lying tongue?

1.  Listen Twice as Much – James 1:19
 
2.  Pause Before You Speak – Proverbs 10:19
 
3.  Speak the Truth in Love – Ephesians 4:15
Proverbs 12:19

Haughty Eyes

Date: April 12, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture: Proverbs 6:16-19
Time: 11:00 A.M.

 

Haughty Eyes:  What are they?

 
Revealed in: 
 
1.  Pride – a feeling that you are more important or better than other people
 
2.  Lust – intense or unbridled desire
 
The Opposite of Pride:
 
1.  Humble – not proud or arrogant; modest 
 
2.  Love – a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection
 
Biblical Examples:
 
1.  Isaiah 14:12-17
 
2.  Philippians 2:5-11
 
1. The fruits of each are evident
 
2. The payback is greater
 
3. People are affected by them
 
How do we keep Pride and Lust from ruining our lives?
 
1. The Love of Christ – 2 Corinthians 5:14-15
 
2. The Voice of God – 2 Peter 1:3-4
 
3. Serving in Love – Matthew 20:27-28