Happenings

Posted: January 15, 2021

Syria’s First Campaign Against Israel

The work of God through Elijah is still fresh in the events of Israel. Now God moves this great army against King Ahab and the Northern Kingdom. The purpose is to get Ahab to realize that Jehovah is God! We would think that would have been settled by the fire from heaven but not so. So, God continues his pursuit of Ahab to humble himself to a right relationship with Him.

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Posted: January 8, 2021

An Overview of Elijah

This message reviews key truths from the life of this great prophet. He had his faults as we all do, yet he was used mightily by the Lord.

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Posted: January 6, 2021

Wednesday PM Service – January 6, 2021

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Posted: January 1, 2021

12 Timeless Truths

New Year is a great time to reflect on life and priorities. The years pass and one day we will enter eternity. This message reminds believers of 12 Timeless Truths for a closer walk with God in daily living.

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Posted: January 1, 2021

Happy New Year!

May God bless you and yours with a happy and healthy new year!

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Posted: December 30, 2020

Patient with All Men

Here we have instructions from Paul concerning interaction with other believers. The foundation for such interaction is the need for patience. As God is patient with us let us be patient with each other.

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Posted: December 27, 2020

Sunday AM Service – December 27, 2020

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Posted: December 25, 2020

So, Where’s the Peace?

Christmas is a time to remember the birth of Jesus. One that night long ago the Angels declared, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.” But where is that peace? The earth is filled with violence, yet that promise is still valid. This message tells you how to have that peace in this sinful world.

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Posted: December 20, 2020

Sunday AM Service – December 20, 2020

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Posted: December 19, 2020

Wednesday PM Service – December 16, 2020

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Posted: December 19, 2020

Sunday AM Service – December 13, 2020

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Posted: December 19, 2020

Wednesday PM Service – December 9, 2020

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Posted: December 19, 2020

Sunday AM Service – December 6, 2020

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Posted: December 19, 2020

Wednesday PM Service – December 2, 2020

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Posted: December 19, 2020

Sunday AM Service – November 29, 2020

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Posted: December 19, 2020

Sunday AM Service – November 22, 2020

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Posted: December 19, 2020

Wednesday PM Service – November 18, 2020

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Posted: December 19, 2020

Sunday AM Service – November 15, 2020

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Posted: December 19, 2020

Wednesday PM Service – November 11, 2020

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Posted: December 18, 2020

No One is Exempt

Elijah has been called by God to a great work in turning the Northern Kingdom from idolatry to the living God. Elijah would not heed the words of God spoken to him in a still small voice. Therefore Elijah, the prophet, learned that he was not exempt from chastisement for disobedience to God

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Posted: December 11, 2020

Elijah’s Bad Attitude

After the tremendous blessings on Mount Carmel Elijah displayed his self-righteousness and he throws an adult temper tantrum. This message is a sober message for all believers to guard against self-righteousness.

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Posted: December 4, 2020

Rain From Heaven

In our last study we saw Fire from Heaven. In this message we have rain from heaven. God answered Elijah’s prayer and the rain came. But also in this passage is Elijah as a picture of Jesus!

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Posted: November 27, 2020

Fire From Heaven

The famine was great in Israel and Mount Carmel was the place for a great contest between Elijah and the 850 false prophets. All Israel was assembled to see who the true God was and is! The false prophets cried all day with no response. Elijah prayed and fire immediately fell from heaven. The famine had its perfect work and God has shown that He is the God of gods and the King of kings!

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Posted: November 26, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from our Cape Baptist Church family to yours.

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Posted: November 22, 2020

How to Express Our Thanksgiving to God

This message reminds believers to be thankful for all their many blessings from God. The idea of thankfulness is considered as well as some specific ways to express that thankfulness.

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Posted: November 20, 2020

3 Years and 6 Months Later

Elijah has announced to King Ahab that it will not rain until he says so. Three years and six months pass, and Israel is in a terrible famine. Elijah meets with Ahab and a contest is set to be on Mount Carmel between Elijah and the 850 false prophets to determine the true God!

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Posted: November 18, 2020

If God Can Do These Things…

This message considers 15 miracles of God for our admonition. When we are tempted to doubt, and worry let us remember these miracles. If God Can Do These Things, then He can surely handle our situations in life.

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Posted: November 13, 2020

Two Miracles at Zeraphath

Elijah has announced to King Ahab that it will not rain until he says so. Three years and six months pass, and Israel is in a terrible famine. Elijah meets with Ahab and a contest is set to be on Mount Carmel between Elijah and the 850 false prophets to determine the true God!

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Posted: November 11, 2020

Appeal to a Higher Court

At times we can be very hard on ourselves. Sometimes it is just and sometimes it is not just. Sometimes we needlessly condemn ourselves and that is the essence of this message. Based on 1 John 3:20-21 we see that we have a higher court than our thinking and therein we can take the matter to God and let it there!

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Posted: November 6, 2020

Elijah, Hope for Israel

The Northern Kingdom is in a terrible spiritual condition. King Ahab has done more wickedness than any king before him. Idolatry is rampant. But God, in His mercy, sent the prophet, Elijah, to restore them if they will listen.

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Posted: November 4, 2020

7 Keys to Wisdom

Proper thinking is essential for every believer for spirituality is in the very thinking and convictions of a man. Thus, getting wisdom is a must. This message gives 7 fundamental truths for every believer to mature in spirit wisdom to be like Christ.

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Posted: November 2, 2020

Sunday AM Service – October 18, 2020

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Posted: October 30, 2020

Is There No End?

The last few messages have laid the foundation for chapter 17 when Elijah is sent from God to the Northern Kingdom to turn from idolatry to the living God! The text changes from an overview of national affairs to the person and work of God’s prophet, Elijah. God, in His mercy, sent Elijah to restore them if they will listen.

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Posted: October 28, 2020

If a Man Will Come After Me

Matthew 16:24 records the words of Jesus, “If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.” This message explores the simple yet profound components of this verse. Jesus wants every person to appreciate what is expected of a disciple of God.

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Posted: October 21, 2020

7 Warnings to Believers

Part of God’s protection for believers is to warn them of danger. He warns them and they are to beware as instructed. This message cites 7 areas for our consideration where they can be troubled if they are watchful.

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Posted: October 16, 2020

And These Are God’s People!

In this passage in 1st Kings we see more turmoil and fighting in the Northern Kingdom. There is a pattern of unrest as kings are killed and the fighting continues. It is sad to say but these are God’s people and God’s Kingdom. Such is the sin nature of man.

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Posted: October 14, 2020

The Importance of Waiting

Waiting is an important part of life. Waiting is part of every day! We may as well get used to it for waiting is part of life here on earth. This message helps us to learn to wait. God’s timing is best. Sometimes we get things promptly but often we wait. Let us not get ahead of God. If He wants us to wait, then that is best. In His time, He will bring it to pass and the waiting will end.

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Posted: October 9, 2020

Today’s Headlines

Israel and Judah are in a terrible condition. The kings are ungodly, and sin abounds. There are constant wars between Judah and Israel. Unsaved people are solicited for help. And Asa, the man that brought great change to Judah, forsook the Lord, and got bitter at Him. The problems noted in this passage sound like we are reading today’s newspaper. Man is a sinner hence the troubles of life. But God is still on the throne.

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Posted: October 7, 2020

Get Counsel

We make decisions all the time. As believers we are to make the best decisions so that we fulfill the purpose that God has for us. Our days are numbered and therefore we are to get counsel in decision making so that we can avoid many problems that waste our precious time.

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Posted: October 2, 2020

How Much Worse Can It Get?

This message addresses the sins of the kings. It is amazing that Israel, God’s chosen people, have gotten into such immorality. The immorality was rampant, and it was commonplace. Sadly, we see that the immorality was rampant in the lives of the kings! They should have been leading in spirituality but too often they were leading in sin.

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Posted: September 30, 2020

Satan’s Tools

Believers must beware of the very real spiritual battle that has raged throughout the ages. Satan is still alive and well and he is ever ready to destroy anything that glorifies God. This message explores some of the tools of the devil so that we may be equipped to stand strong for truth.

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Posted: September 28, 2020

They All Died

The passage covers several people who have died. Those and others relevant to our study are considered. Herein lies the great truth that we all die. These people were busy and influential about the events of this world. Yet the day came that they died. Such is the destiny of every person. Too often we are more concerned with life than we are with death.

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Posted: September 23, 2020

The Only Way

This is the last message in the series Gleanings from Colossians. It summarizes the truths in the book which teaches believers the overwhelming importance of spirituality. Spirituality is the absolute essence of life.

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Posted: September 18, 2020

He Never Called on God

Here is a tangled web of sin. Jeroboam has exercised idolatrous worship. Now his son is sick and nigh unto death. Jeroboam disguised his wife to get insights from the prophet of the future of his son. God reveals the deception to the prophet, and the prophet declares that the son would die.

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Posted: September 16, 2020

More of the Good Life

This message continues in Colossians 3 the idea that Christians are to change to appreciate the life that God has for them and the life that pleases God!

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Posted: September 11, 2020

Does Anybody Do Right? Part 2

This is part 2 of 1st Kings 13. Here we have the rest of the story. This “man of God” confronted King Jeroboam. He starts to go back to Judah, but he turns aside from God’s commands for him. Therein he is killed by a lion. This message is aptly named, and it ought to provoke us to do right!

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Posted: September 9, 2020

The Good Life

In Colossians 3 Paul tells truths of the spiritual life. It is based on spiritual thinking and that thinking leads to spiritual behavior. Spiritual living pleases God and it results in eternal blessings. Let us not be deceived for it is truly The Good Life.

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Posted: September 4, 2020

Does Anyone Do Right, Part 1

The nation of Israel has divided into the Northern Kingdom and the Southern Kingdom. Jeroboam is the king of the Northern Kingdom. In our passage we see that Jeroboam is directly involved in idolatrous worship. God sends a man of God to Jeroboam and the encounter does not go well.

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Posted: September 2, 2020

Beware of Deceptions

This is part 3 in our series, Gleanings from Colossians. This message explores some of the deceptions that a believer will face in his quest for a life that is pleasing to God. Key truths so far in our study are: Part 1 - Believers cannot live as they want and expect God to be pleased. Part 2 - Therefore, Believers are to learn and live accordingly. This study warns believers to not to be deceived from truth to faulty doctrines of men. At best these faulty doctrines are only a refuge of lies.

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Posted: August 28, 2020

Here We Go Again

This message steps back and sees the grand truth that men tend to doubt God yet He is truly sovereign and He rules in the events of men.

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