August 9, 2020 ~ Galatians 5:19-21 ~"It's So Obvious!"

“evident” = v_________, m___________

“those who do such things” – prássō: r______________ or

h_____________, what has been a_______________ or

a_________ taken place and is r_________.

Works of the flesh:

Sexual immorality: any _________ __________________ that occurs outside ____________ ____________.

Impurity: ______ or ___________ ___________ that produce ______ or ___________ ___________.

Sensuality: excessive consumption of ______ or ______, ____________________ living that is especially marked by unbridled _____.

Idolatry: worship of ________. (a person, project, or object other than _____)

Sorcery: pharmakeia, ______________ or ________ that inhibit a person’s _______________ or change his ____________.

Enmity: people who cannot _____ _______ with each other.

Strife: would rather ________ and _________ than to admit it is ________ or to give an inch to an ____________!

Jealousy: ____________, ______________, and filled with ____ _____. …irritated, infuriated, irate, annoyed, provoked, and fuming…

Fits of anger: literally ___________ with ________ about.

Rivalries: self-seeking ____________ more concerned about _________ and the fulfillment of its own ________, ___________, and ______________ than it is in meeting the same needs in _________.

Dissensions: ultimate act of defiance/disloyalty to an 

Divisions: group of people who adhere to the same ____________ or who ardently follow the same _________ and are ______________.

Envy: deeply felt _________ because someone ______________ what a person _________ was his _____. Drunkenness: …_________ ________ or to drunkenness. …suppresses the mind’s ability to ________ _______________ and releases the ________ to fully express itself.

Orgies: …a person who can’t bear the thought of ___________ and therefore constantly seeks forms of ______________ or ____________________.

And such like: …this list of the works of the flesh is not ____________________; it is just the ______________ of the works of the flesh! Paul uses these as ____________ of how the flesh behaves.

“those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” “not”: objectively ___________ a statement, ruling it out as ______. Matthew 7:21

Other examples of works of the flesh:

‣ Romans 1:18-32

‣ 1 Timothy 1:9-10

My Next Steps:

Today I am surrendering my life and will to the care and control of Jesus Christ and want to be baptized.

This week I will print and work to memorize Galatians 5:19-21


August 2, 2020 ~ Matthew 11:28-30 ~ The Rest Area

Titus 3:5-7 (ICB)

1. People need ______.

2. People need ______.

3. People need ___________.

Why do we so often not experience it?

•________

•______________/_______________

•________ (The _______________ ______ ________ – Genesis 3:19) •_________________

You do not have a _________ about whether or not you will be an ___________ but your do have a choice about the ______ of example others will see.

1.Let your rest in Christ be your ________.

2.Let your hope in Christ be your ________.

3.Let your purpose in Christ be your ______.

Our hearts and minds need to make a clear distinction between ______ vs ___________ and we must intentionally direct our ____________ and ___________ accordingly.

1.H________ vs H______

2.A____________ vs A______________

3.C_________________ vs C______________

My Next Steps:

Today, I am trusting my life and will to the promises, care, and purpose of Jesus Christ and I want to be baptized.

This week I will prepare to turn conversations of fear, discouragement, or distrust to the rest, hope, and purpose I have in Jesus. 

He Who Is In You - 1 John 4:1-4 - July 26, 2020

•There are false prophets in our world. 2 Peter 2:1-3

We must watch for it in the worldwide Christian church, in our _________, in our ______, in our __________________, in our __________________, in our ________.

•The Bible gives us a _________ test for knowing the ____________ of the Spirit of God.

•Those who are ____________ of God have already ____________ the “spirit of the antichrist” because we have _________________ our lives to the ______ and ___________ of Jesus and He has ____________ them.

•We will still experience _________________. Victories are won after battles and battles are ________. But we fight with _______________ in the ___________. Isaiah 8:12; 1 Peter 3:14; John 16:32-33

•One key to living in victory, even in the middle of the battle, is to live by ________, ____________ and _________ on God’s ____________. 1 John 5:4-5

•Another key is to set our _______________ on the kingdom of God. Philippians 3:14-16

•We can never assume we are _______________ _________ enough to handle it on our own. 2 Peter 2:19-20

Does it feature…

• human ________ or scriptural ________?

• honor to _____ or glory to _____?

• aggressiveness/intimidation or ________ of the _________?

• pointing to another _______, _____________, “_______”, or ________ or does it __________ “that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God.”

If you want to experience victorious living, you must…

–be “from _____”.

–know/believe God’s _________ is greater than anything and anyone in the ________.

–live—think, speak, and act—on the ____________ of _____.

–let “He who is in you” ______ ___________ you!

What do we do as the body of Christ? Acts 4:31

My Next Steps:

! Today, I am trusting my life and will to the promises, care, and purpose of Jesus Christ and I want to be baptized.

! This week I will pray for my thoughts, words, and actions to be influenced by the presence of the Spirit of God. 

July 19, 2020 ~ Acts 27:1-44 ~ Shipwrecks and Other Opportunities

•Paul lived through a lot of ____________ ____________________. 2 Corinthians 11:23-28

•Paul did not wish any ______ on those who were _________________ for his ______________ or who held ________ over him. Acts 26:29

•Paul’s ____________________ did not ___________ him.

•Paul did not get _________________ by _____ circumstances.

•Paul used his circumstances as ____________________.

•Paul remained ____________.

•The bad things continued to happen (Acts 28:1-3) but Paul _________ ______.

Try practicing just three steps.

1.______, asking God to remind you of your ___________ and the ________ of _________.

2.Ask yourself, “How could someone ______ ___ in this situation?” Then, look for an _________________ and a _____ to do it for ___________ else.

3.Take time to ___________ every day!


Is COVID-19 an opportunity? It is if we are looking for opportunities to fulfill our ___________ as the ______ of _________. How does our own ____________________ compare to others’ need for ___________ ______?


My Next Steps:

 Today, I am trusting my life and will to the promises, care, and purpose of Jesus Christ and I want to be baptized.

This week I will spend time every day thanking God for specific blessings. 


July 12, 2020. John 14:2-3 Yes, He Is!

What is He doing now?

P_______________ – “I go to prepare a place for you.”

Why is He going to return?

P___________ – “that where I am you may be also.” Mark 13:26-27

How, when?

P________! – Matthew 24:27, 36, 44b; 25:13; Luke 12:40; 17:24; 21:27-28

How do we know it is really going to happen?

P_________ – “I will come again”, Matthew 24:30-31

The most important question:

Is Jesus _________ for ___?

P_________ – John 3:16; 3:36; 10:27; John 6:53; Matthew 25:34, 46

So…

P___________ (yourself – be ________) Matthew 24:44a; 1 John 5:12; Acts 16:31

The time to _____ is _____. The time to _____ _________ is _____. Revelation 3:11; 22:7, 12, 20

My Next Steps: !

Today, I am trusting my life and will to the promises, care, and purpose of Jesus Christ and I want to be baptized.

Please, pray for me. This week, I need to talk to _________________________ about their need for Jesus. 

June 28, 2020 A Life Redirected Kitsap Lake Baptist Church Acts 9:1-19

Information about Saul/Paul:

•Saul’s name did not get changed to Paul once he became a ____________.

Saul was his ______ name. Paul (Paullas) was a ________ cognomen. Acts 13:9

•Saul was the #1 ________ of the new ekklesia. Christians ______ because of him.

•Saul was highly ____________ and __________________ of the scriptures

. •Saul’s/Paul’s “_______________” was very different!

•Saul was perhaps the greatest _______________ and church ____________ of all time.

•When Saul was transformed, he knew/remembered what he had been but it didn’t _________/___________ him. Philippians 3:12-13

Lessons learned:

•God can do ____________.

•God can reach ___________.

•God can ___________ any _____.

•God can use ___________.

•God does things ____ way. He alone is ______/_________.

•We walk by ________ not sight, ____________, or ______. 2 Corinthians 5:7

•Focus on the ______/________, not how I ______ about the inconvenience/ circumstances. Philippians 3:10-14 •The ________________, not the ___________________, drives our thoughts, words, and actions. Philippians 4:13

•The _________, not perfunctory action, has __________. Psalm 51:10-13

My Next Steps:

This week, I will prepare a “Spiritual Goals” time capsule to be opened in one year.

Today I am surrendering my life and will to the care and control of Jesus Christ and want to be baptized. 

June 21, 2020 How Are You Known? Acts 6:5

How Are You Known?

Acts 2:47; Acts 4:32; Acts 5:14; Acts 6:1

The ____________: (Acts 6:3) “…men of good _________, full of the _________ and of _________,…”

“repute” comes from the word for _________. It is the ___________/____________/______________ of your life. Proverbs 22:1; Ecclesiastes 7:1

Stephen was ____________ and _________ to ________. Philip became known as the _______________. The other five…

1.Pray _____ your family.

2.Pray ______ your family.

3.Read/study the ________ with your family.

4.Live the ________ in front of your family.

a.Speak and act in keeping with the ______ of ________. Ephesians 5:1

b.Do not __________ the ________. 3 John 11

5.Be ______ with your family.

a.A_______________ ______ you can be ________.

b.A______ ______ you are ________.

c.A___ _________________.

d.A_________ your ________.

Wives and children: ______, ______________, ___________, ___________, and _________.

My Next Steps:

This week, I will ask at least three people who know me best to anonymously describe who I am.

Today I am surrendering my life and will to the care and control of Jesus Christ and want to be baptized. 

June 14, 2020. The Calm Before the Storm. Acts 2:42-47

Acts 2:42-47

The Calm Before the Storm

•It’s a time for ____________ _________.

•It’s a time for ________. (vv44-45)

•It’s a time for ______________ _________. (v46-47a)

•The storm is _________!

•4:1-3

•5:17-18

•5:26-28

•5:33

•5:40

•6:(8-) 12-14

•7:54

•5:57-60

•8:1-3 How will you prepare?

1. ______!

2. _____ ___ of what you have done and what you can do and _____ _____ ______ ___.

3. ______ to be a ______ ______ of the ______ of Christ.

4. ________ and ________ what God can do with lives ___________ to Him!

My Next Steps:

ο This week, I will identify the “thing” I value most and ask God to help me want to use it to help someone else.

ο Today I am surrendering my life and will to the care and control of Jesus Christ and want to be baptized. 

June 7, 2020 Empowered By the Holy Spirit Acts 2:14-41

Acts 2:14-41 Empowered By the Holy Spirit

There was an order—a _________________—and the Holy Spirit’s ____________ continued to be obvious through it all.

•Peter began by ____________ to and ________________ with the people, addressing their ___________/______________, using it as the ________ ______/________ into sharing about Jesus. Peter was ________ with the ______ _________. People who are filled with _______________ get their ___________ rather than Holy Spirit ___________.

•Peter got ______ to ____________, bringing Joel into ___________ and relating the events the people were witnessing into the context of the Jewish _____________ and ____________ they knew so well. •Peter showed King David believed and wrote about ______ after ________, showing how ________ was the One of whom David spoke (v27) (Psalm 16:8-11).

•Peter brought the sermon to its ______ by proclaiming that Jesus was both _____ and the __________—“both Lord and Christ”.

•The real work was being done by the ______ _________ as evidenced by the __________, _______________, and _______________ of about three thousand people.

1. You cannot do it without the Holy Spirit _________ you, _______________ you, ___________ you, and ____________ through you.

2. You cannot ______ yourself when the Holy Spirit fills you.

3. You cannot help but see a ____________ that only the Holy Spirit can bring about.

My Next Steps:

This week, I will ask God to show me what areas of my life need to be emptied so He can fill them with His Spirit.

Today I am surrendering my life and will to the care and control of Jesus Christ and want to be baptized. 

May 31, 2020 Acts 2:1-13 When the Holy Spirit Comes Kitsap Lake Baptist Church

Acts 2:1-13 When the Holy Spirit Comes Kitsap Lake Baptist Church May 31, 2020

v.1 There are no “______ _________” followers of Christ!

vv.2-4 divided = ______________; tongues = ____________ The Holy Spirit comes by God’s ______________, in God’s ______, to God’s _________, and His coming ___________ _______________ in our lives. He makes His presence clearly known to those who are ____________ and __________ for Him. 1 Kings 19:11-13

vv.5-11 The Holy Spirit’s ____________ is its own ___________ and has a __________________ impact on others, well beyond human __________________.

v.12 When the Holy Spirit comes upon God’s people in power, others are _________ and perplexed/_______________/___________/ ______________, not knowing what to ________.

v.13 Some will ______ and speak _______________.

• Don’t be a “Lone Ranger”, thinking you can be Christ’s ___________ apart from other ____________ of Christ.

• ______ for and ______ for the Holy Spirit to fill you. Your desire is proven by your ______________ and ____________ to things of _____ rather than things of the ________.

• Don’t try to manufacture the presence, power, or productivity of the Holy Spirit. You be you, under God’s complete ______________, and let _____ be _____.

• Don’t think it’s your job to explain the __________________ to people who cannot understand it. God’s purpose for the extraordinary is to ______ _________ to ___________.

• _____________ will happen. Don’t let it _________ you.

My Next Steps:

This week, I will pray for the Holy Spirit to be evident in my thoughts, words, and action.

Today I am surrendering my life and will to the care and control of Jesus Christ and want to be baptized. 

The Best use of the Time, Eph 5:15-17, May 24, 2020

Ephesians 5:15-17 The Best Use of the Time Kitsap Lake Baptist Church May 24, 2020

Verse 15 — “______…with _______________” how I “walk” or “___________ my life”. “wise” = wise or __________ and making discerning __________ with “__________”, indicating practicing and developing necessary and beneficial life _____________.

Verse 16 — Historically, evil times heralded coming ____________, usually associated with God’s ______________ on _________ leaders and nations.

Verse 17 — foolish or “___________ _________”: someone who acts without consideration or understanding of the inevitable ___________ or __________________. Fulfilling God’s ________ for me and His ___________ is how I make the best use of the time, instead of being a part of or ______________ toward the ______ that surrounds me.

“making the best use”: to buy up, _________, to _________ from ______. We have a ___________ and it isn’t just to ________ being around ______ but to be a part of God’s ______ to _________ the world.

_________ or refusing to _________ in the spiritual warfare that surrounds me makes me a part of the world’s ___________ instead of part of God’s ____________.

Three simple steps:

1.Acknowledge and repent of _______________.

2.Ask God for _________ and understanding of His ______.

3.Actively use your ______ to ___________ God’s kingdom.

My Next Steps: ! This week, I will keep a journal of how I spend my time each day. ! Today I am surrendering my life and will to the care and control of Jesus Christ and want to be baptized. 

Isaiah 55:6-9 A Window of Opportunity

Kitsap Lake Baptist Church May 17, 2020

The kings of Judah during the time covered in the book of Isaiah were _________, _________, ______, and ____________. •

Verse 6 – “while he may be found . . . while he is near.” It is not a ______________ opportunity in this sense and that’s not God’s ________. Isaiah 59:2

Now is the acceptable time, a time of ____________ and ________. The opening call had ____________ no one.

• Verse 7 – People in a particular group _________ God’s ________. This direct clash prevents ______________ and _________________, but God’s ways are _____. They will not be ___________. The ________ still _________: if they will repent—turn to God—he will receive them in ______ and _________ them. *The verse is a classic expression of God’s open invitation to those who resist his call, determined to live their own way. *John D. W. Watts, Isaiah 34–66, WBC 25; Accordance electronic ed. (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2005), 818

• Verse 8 – God makes clear that they cannot have the ____________ of his presence while they resist the _______________ of his will.

• Verse 9 – The gap between God’s ways and thoughts and their ways and thoughts is ____________. There can be no _______________.

Only ___ can _________ the gap between our ways and His ways, our thoughts and His thoughts. Ephesians 1:22-23; Jeremiah 29:13

My Next Steps: This week, I will set aside a time each day to worship God by praying, reading His word with an open heart and mind, and praising Him.

Today I am surrendering my life and will to the care and control of Jesus Christ and want to be baptized.