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The Amazing Mom!

May 12, 2019 • Lead Pastor Tim Moen

It was 1914 when President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Mother’s Day a national holiday to be held on the second Sunday of May. This day was set aside to honor the ladies in our families who have taken on the task of motherhood. An honor greatly deserved! 2 Timothy 1:5 “I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as well.” Luke 1:26-35 “n the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, 27 to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin's name was Mary. 28 And he came to her and said, “Greetings, O favored one, the Lord is with you!” 29 But she was greatly troubled at the saying, and tried to discern what sort of greeting this might be. 30 And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. 31 And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. 32 He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David, 33 and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.’ 34 And Mary said to the angel, ‘How will this be, since I am a virgin?’ 35 And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God.” The Power of SPIRIT-Mom In Romans 16:13... Paul is sending his personal greeting to his friends in Rome. He says, effectively, “Say hi to Rufus...and to his mother who was a mother to me.” Mark 15:21 “And they compelled a passerby, Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to carry his cross.” Three Ways to Thrive At Being a Spiritual Mother 1️⃣ Be Lead By the Holy Spirit God will bring people into your life that He wants you to mentor. • Let Him lead it. • Be available. • It will happen naturally. 2️⃣ Love Like A Mother Loves Whether she is a... • biological, • foster, • step, • or adoptive mom All mothers have offered a glimpse into the “love chapter” in the Bible... 1 Corinthians 13:4-6 says, “Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant 5 or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; 6 it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. 7 Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things." This portrait of... Perfect Love... Can be seen through these imperfect ladies in the things that they do EVERY DAY! From... • Their simple acts • Their unrelenting patience • Their profound endurance Mothers stand as an example of the impact of love. 3️⃣ Believe In Them There is a powerful dynamic that takes place when someone believes in us. • Encourage them • Call out their strengths • Shoot straight with them • Spend Time with them • Give them responsibility

The Antichrist

When The Time Comes Series • September 13, 2020 • Lead Pastor Tim Moen

The Tribulation Part 2

When The Time Comes Series • September 6, 2020 • Lead Pastor Tim Moen

Mark 13:19-20 19 For in those days there will be such tribulation as has not been from the beginning of the creation that God created until now, and never will be. 20 And if the Lord had not cut short the days, no human being would be saved. But for the sake of the elect, whom he chose, he shortened the days. Revelation 6 1 Now I watched when the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures say with a voice like thunder, “Come!” 2 And I looked, and behold, a white horse! And its rider had a bow, and a crown was given to him, and he came out conquering, and to conquer. 3 When he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword. 5 When he opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature say, “Come!” And I looked, and behold, a black horse! And its rider had a pair of scales in his hand. 6 And I heard what seemed to be a voice in the midst of the four living creatures, saying, “A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius, and do not harm the oil and wine!” 7 When he opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature say, “Come!” 8 And I looked, and behold, a pale horse! And its rider's name was Death, and Hades followed him. And they were given authority over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine and with pestilence and by wild beasts of the earth. 9 When he opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain for the word of God and for the witness they had borne. 10 They cried out with a loud voice, “O Sovereign Lord, holy and true, how long before you will judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?” 11 Then they were each given a white robe and told to rest a little longer, until the number of their fellow servants and their brothers should be complete, who were to be killed as they themselves had been. 12 When he opened the sixth seal, I looked, and behold, there was a great earthquake, and the sun became black as sackcloth, the full moon became like blood, 13 and the stars of the sky fell to the earth as the fig tree sheds its winter fruit when shaken by a gale. 14 The sky vanished like a scroll that is being rolled up, and every mountain and island was removed from its place. 15 Then the kings of the earth and the great ones and the generals and the rich and the powerful, and everyone, slave and free, hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains, 16 calling to the mountains and rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the face of him who is seated on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb, 17 for the great day of their wrath has come, and who can stand?” This chapter sets up for us the first 3 1/2 years of the TRIBULATION Period. What we just read... talks about the SEAL JUDGMENTS that are going to take place upon the earth. Revelation 5:5-7 5 And one of the elders said to me, “Weep no more; behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered, so that he can open the scroll and its seven seals. 6 And between the throne and the four living creatures and among the elders I saw a Lamb standing, as though it had been slain, with seven horns and with seven eyes, which are the seven spirits of God sent out into all the earth. 7 And he went and took the scroll from the right hand of him who was seated on the throne. John 5:22 For the Father judges no one, but has given all judgment to the son. Revelation 5:11-12 11 Then I looked, and I heard around the throne and the living creatures and the elders the voice of many angels, numbering myriads of myriads (meaning an extremely great number) and thousands of thousands, 12 saying with a loud voice, “Worthy is the Lamb who was slain,
to receive power and wealth and wisdom and might
 and honor and glory and blessing!” Ezekiel 18:32 For I take no pleasure in the death of anyone, declares the Sovereign LORD. Repent and live! 2 Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance. Hebrews 10:31 It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. 2 Corinthians 6:2 For he says, “In a favorable time I listened to you, and in a day of salvation I have helped you.” Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation.

Give Us Bread

August 30, 2020 • Rev. Nick Fatato