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2nd Timothy 2:15

"The proper place for a ship to be is in the water, but if the water gets into the ship, the ship will sink. The proper place for the church is in the world,

BUT IF THE 'WORLD' GETS INTO THE CHURCH,

THE CHURCH WILL GO DOWN IN DISGRACE!"

Thank you for taking the time to view our blog;we look forward to reading your comments. DVDs of our services are available upon request. We covet your prayers and friendship. In His Service and For His Glory, Pastor Bill & Kathy ...
"Now fear the Lord and serve Him with all faithfulness...But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve...But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD."-Joshua 24:14-15

Sunday, May 31, 2015

May 31  

SPRINGS OF LIVING WATER FROM THE THRONE OF GOD



JESUS SAID, “I WILL BUILD MY CHURCH”  AND HE IS!



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“A 2000 Year Overview of Church History” Part 2

Matthew 16:13-18

1. In Matthew 18:16 Jesus says “______________________ will build My Church”.

2. The ______________ of Jesus Christ is built on His Doctrine, His Word, and His Precepts.

3. The Church cannot prosper and grow through ______________ made philosophies and worldly wisdom.

4. In 590 A.D. Gregory 1 was the Roman Pope and brought new concepts to the church such as ____________, transubstantiation, and worship of dead saints.

5. In the 700’s A.D. a document called the “Donations of Constantine” magically appears claiming that Constantine had given the Roman Bishop supreme authority over ____________ the emperors.

6. In the 1400’s A.D. the “Donations of Constantine” were proven to be ___________________.

7. In 800 A.D., on Christmas Day, the Pope _____________ Charlemagne, setting the precedent that all emperors must receive their crowns from the Pope and must aid the Pope as needed.

8. The _______________ began to adopt the world’s standards and is polluted by pagan political, social, and financial ideologies.

9. By __________ A.D. almost the entire known world was under Roman Catholic control.

10. From 867 – 1049 A.D. the papacy degenerates as noblemen attempt to seize the papal throne for their sons, the papacy is infested with ____________, and popes are _________________ by their successors.

11. Otto I was ______________________ Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire by Pope John XII.

12. The Isidorian Decretals also magically appear and claim to be _____________ from Roman Bishops since Apostolic times.

13. In ____________ A.D. the Roman Pope and the Patriarch of Constantinople excommunicate each other and the church splits into the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church.

14. The Waldenes emphasize the need for a personal encounter with Jesus Christ. They believe in religious liberty, that the __________________ is the final authority for their belief and practice, and that everyone should have the Bible in their own language.

15. In 1517, Martin Luther begins the ________________________ in Germany.

16. The __________________ gives birth to the Lutheran Church in Germany, the Reformed Church in Northern Switzerland and France, the Presbyterian Church in Southern Switzerland and Scotland, and the Anglican Church in England.

17. BY 1560 one sixth of all _____________ people are ___________________ known as the Huguenots.

18. Conrad Grebel launches the _____________________ (Re-Baptizers) Movement in Switzerland.


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Praise the Lord, He continues to build His Church.

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NICARAGUA (one of Central America’s Banana Republics)



In Nicaragua, we pay a visit to a horse ranch …

 

…where some beautiful stallions…




…together with their talented riders gave us quite a show.

 

A church is located on the grounds, along with a therapeutic clinic for children.

 

We were entertained as we enjoyed our local Nicaraguan lunch, by a Mariachi band and local dancers.

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Logos Christian Academy in Casa Grande



Great News!  Would you like your child or grandchild to receive an A+ Christian education, but feel you just can't afford it?  Click here to learn more.

Website:  http://www.logosclassical.com/

 

You say you don't have school aged children, but would like to help?  You can, without costing you a cent. Click here, you may be an answer to someone’s prayer.  http://www.acsto.org/

Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization




A Reminder!!! Come visit us and learn the truth! 

Our Church Service starts at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, followed by a time of fellowship.
     CH_ _ CH, What’s Missing? U R!  You’re Welcome!


Continue to pray for us as we seek to serve the Lord here in Arizona.


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Sunday, May 24, 2015

May 24

“THY WORD IS TRUTH”

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CHURCH HISTORY OVERVIEW:  PART 1

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FILL IN THE BLANKS! (Check answers below.)

NOTE! Filling in the blanks each week, could give a serious student of the Lord Jesus Christ and the Bible, an education equal to a Theological degree within two years.  GIVE IT A  TRY!

 

“A 2000 Year Overview of Church History” Part 1

Ephesians 2:13-22

1. In Matthew 18:16 Jesus says “_____________ will build My Church”.

2. The __________ ___________ came upon the church at Pentecost.

3. Church history is the record of the Church of Jesus Christ being ______________.

4. When the church began in the early 30s it was made up entirely of ________________.

5. Non-believing ____________ led by Saul of Tarsus began to persecute the church.

6. Even after Stephen is killed the Church ___________________.

7. The Ethiopian eunuch brings ___________________ into Africa.

8. Saul of Tarsus, persecutor of the _________________, is miraculously saved by the resurrected glorified Christ and becomes the Apostle Paul.

9. God instructs ____________ to preach to the gentiles.

10. Believers are first called Christians in ______________________________.

11. During the first Church Council in Jerusalem the Scriptures are examined and it is determined that believing Gentiles can enter the Church as Gentiles; they don’t have to become _____________ first.

12. During the Apostle Paul’s second missionary trip _______________ are planted in seven key cities.

13. In 65 A.D. Nero, a _________ man, comes to power.

14. In 70 A.D. Titus destroys _____________________.

15. The _____________________ flee to Pella and are saved.

16. Under the rule of Domitian, the Apostle ______________ is placed in exile.

17. The Apostle ________ receives and writes the book of ________________________ while in exile.

18. The New Testament is written from the 40s through the mid-90s and completed with the writing of ________________________ in 96 A.D.

19. The Apostle Age ends in 100 A.D. with the death of the Apostle ______________.

20. Communion and Baptism were conducted for ________________ only in the early Church.

21. From 100 through 250 A.D. the Christians are under severe __________ persecution and many Christians die for their faith.

22. From 250 through 311 A.D. persecution is vigorous and vicious and Christians are given the ultimatum, “____________ your faith in Jesus Christ or ____________”.

23. Even though many Christians are ___________ the church ________ and ___________.

24. In 311 A.D. with the Edict of _______________ by Emperor Galerius, Christians are no longer persecuted in Rome.

25. In 313 A.D. Emperor Constantine issues the Edict of Milan and now Christians have total _________ to assemble as a Church.

26. The idea of Apostolic ______________ is advocated by some Church leaders, the idea that the Apostle’s authority is passed down to certain key Church leaders.

27. The _________________ methods of teaching and Greek philosophy cause some to reject the idea of pre-millennialism.

28. After 313 A.D. the ________ of Jesus Christ is becoming polluted with pagans as the official State Church of _____________.

29. In 324 A.D. the Church becomes the ___________ religion of Rome and Emperor Constantine declares himself a _________________.

30. In 380 A.D. Emperor Theodosius declares Christianity to be the ________ religion allowed in the empire and with that the paganization of the Church begins.

 


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Praise the Lord, He continues to build His Church.

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THE WHOLE WORLD IS IN NEED OF JESUS

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AS WE GO THROUGH THE PANAMA CANAL OUR PRAYERS GO OUT TO THE MANY SAILORS FAR FROM HOME FROM ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD WHO NAVIGATE THE CANAL,

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AS THEY COME TWO ABREAST ONE RIGHT BEHIND THE OTHER 24/7.

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Click on book covers for more information.
        
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Video files of our worship services are available on the Internet. This week’s viewings totaled  897 on God Tube TV and 480 on Sermon TV for a total of  1,377.  We pray that you were blessed by this week’s message and look forward to hearing from you.  To view the message click here for God Tube TV or here for Sermon TV.
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Logos Christian Academy in Casa Grande

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Great News!  Would you like your child or grandchild to receive an A+ Christian education, but feel you just can't afford it?  Click here to learn more.

Website:  http://www.logosclassical.com/

 

You say you don't have school aged children, but would like to help?  You can, without costing you a cent. Click here, you may be an answer to someone’s prayer.  http://www.acsto.org/

Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization



A Reminder!!! Come visit us and learn the truth! 

Our Church Service starts at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, followed by a time of fellowship.
     CH_ _ CH, What’s Missing? U R!  You’re Welcome!

Continue to pray for us as we seek to serve the Lord here in Arizona.

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Sunday, May 17, 2015

May 17

Walking Closer with the Lord

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A New Type of Apostasy

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NOTE! Filling in the blanks each week, could give a serious student of the Lord Jesus Christ and the Bible, an education equal to a Theological degree within two years.  GIVE IT A  TRY!

 

“A New Type of Apostasy”

Acts 11:19-21

1. At ______________ the Holy Spirit came upon the Church.

2. Satan’s new enemy is the _____________________ of the Gospel.

3. Satan _____________ the minds of unbelievers.

4. Satan assaults the ________________ members of the church by tempting them with lies.

5. __________________ also assaults believers with accusations.

6. We are to put on the whole _________________ of God. Ephesians 6:10-18

7. God tells us how to ______________ the devil. James 4:7

8. The apostles were imprisoned and Stephen was ________________ to death.

9. _____________ tries to get believers to fight among themselves.

10. Saul the Pharisee wreaked havoc on the __________________.

11. Saul the Pharisee was converted and became ____________ the Apostle to the Gentiles.

12. False prophets were planted within the _________________. Acts 20:29-30

13. The more the church was persecuted the more it ________________. Acts 8

14. Satan turns to the greatest military _______________ on earth to accomplish his goal.

15. Nero was a mad man who cheered while the Christians __________________.

16. After ____________ A.D. persecution of Christians became universal.

17. The Roman government made total annihilation of the Church and the Scriptures the ________________ of the empire.

18. Tertullian stated, “The blood of the martyrs is the _________ of the Church.”

19. In 313 A.D. Emperor Constantine granted total freedom to _______________ through the edict of Milan.

20. In 380 A.D. Emperor Theodosius made the edict (law) that Christianity was the ______________ religion allowed in the empire.

21. Satan is showing his hand while hiding behind the veil of the ______________.

22. The Church of Jesus Christ has now become the church of the ________________.

23. The church was rapidly becoming apostate by attempting to make it relevant to the ______________ society.

24. The state church attempted to Christianize the pagan practices by _______________________________________________________________

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GOD IS WATCHING OVER US FROM SEA (the Pacific),TO SHINNING SEA (the Atlantic), THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR PRAYERS!

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Pastor Bill preparing for Bible Study--Each sea day we were blessed with Bible Study or Church

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      We were joined by 30-50 Believers each Sunday for Church Service

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The smiley face is made up of 3 birds in flight! Isn’t God GREAT!


A Stop in Cabo (Cape) San Lucas, Mexico

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ON THE SEA SHORE OF OLD MEXICO

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In Huatulco Mexico we tied up across the pier from a Mexican Destroyer

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We located a beautiful old church

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We stopped to Thank the Lord for His Great Love! We are so Blessed.

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These  books are available at online through  Barnes and Noble, and Amazon.com, also check at your local book store.

Click on book covers for more information.
        
   AmazonBookCover_thumb12252222                BookCover_ChristiansHelpingChrisitia              BookCover_DeskReferenceHandbook_thum

Video files of our worship services are available on the Internet. This week’s viewings totaled  714 on God Tube TV and 384 on Sermon TV for a total of  1,098.  We pray that you were blessed by this week’s message and look forward to hearing from you.  To view the message click here for God Tube TV or here for Sermon TV.
If you are one of our viewers of this week’s message we would love to hear from you.

Logos Christian Academy in Casa Grande

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Great News!  Would you like your child or grandchild to receive an A+ Christian education, but feel you just can't afford it?  Click here to learn more.

Website:  http://www.logosclassical.com/

 

You say you don't have school aged children, but would like to help?  You can, without costing you a cent. Click here, you may be an answer to someone’s prayer.  http://www.acsto.org/

Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization



A Reminder!!! Come visit us and learn the truth! 

Our Church Service starts at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, followed by a time of fellowship.
     CH_ _ CH, What’s Missing? U R!  You’re Welcome!

Continue to pray for us as we seek to serve the Lord here in Arizona.

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