July 31, 2022 •  Brother Jonah Lowrance & Elder Bryce Lowrance

July 31, 2022 • Brother Jonah Lowrance & Elder Bryce Lowrance

Nebuchadnezzar’s Experience • Daniel Chapter 4 – Brother Jonah Lowrance Nebuchadnezzar was the most powerful king on earth during his day, but he tried to take credit for all the wonders of Babylon. God spoke to him through a dream, and then humbled him to spend 7 years as a beast of the field. At the end of his chastisement, Nebuchadnezzar makes one of the greatest claims of the power of God in all of scripture “all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?”
The W’s of Evangelism • Colossians 4:5-6 – Elder Bryce Lowrance After Paul teaches the church to pray for an open door for him to ably preach the gospel, he instructs the church how its members ought to live their daily lives. They are to act as God’s children toward them that are WITHOUT the church. In doing this, they are to WALK in WISDOM with their words being WITH grace, seasoned WITH salt. They are to make the most of every moment to glorify God and promote the kingdom of Christ.
July 24, 2022 •  Brother Jonah Lowrance & Elder Bryce Lowrance

July 24, 2022 • Brother Jonah Lowrance & Elder Bryce Lowrance

The New Nebuchadnezzar • Introduction to Daniel Chapter 4 – Brother Jonah Lowrance After a review of the character of Nebuchadnezzar and the attributes of God in the first three chapters, Brother Jonah shows us that something is now different about Nebuchadnezzar. In this preview, we find that Nebuchadnezzar himself will give an account of how God dealt with him directly.
How Do We Pray for the Ministry? • Colossians 4:2-4 – Elder Bryce Lowrance Continuing on the theme from the previous message that prayer is the powerhouse of the church, Elder Lowrance teaches how we should be praying for our ministers to have opportunities to share the gospel and be blessed to share it effectively. The focus of our prayers should be the advancement of the Kingdom of Christ in our communities.
July 17, 2022 •  Elder Bryce Lowrance

July 17, 2022 • Elder Bryce Lowrance

Prayer: The Powerhouse of the Church • Colossians 4:2-4 – Elder Bryce Lowrance A praying church is the salt of the earth and the light of the world. Prayer is the battering-ram of the church that calls upon God to break open the very gates of hell so that they cannot stand against the church. Paul calls upon all churches to be continually in prayer. Watching for needs in their community and looking for answered prayers. All the while, the supplications of the church should be mingled with praise and thanksgiving.
July 10, 2022 •  Elder Bryce Lowrance

July 10, 2022 • Elder Bryce Lowrance

How Do We Seek Those Things Which Are Above? • Colossians 3:17-4:1 – Elder Bryce Lowrance Oftentimes, preachers call on us to follow Christ, turn to God, or seek the kingdom of God first but we are left wondering how exactly we are to do that. The Apostle Paul answers that question in very simple terms. The first half of Colossians, Chapter three tells us that we need to stop living like the world and start acting like Christ. The latter part of the chapter applies those same principles to God’s design for the family and how we should conduct ourselves in business. God, in the new birth, has made it possible for us to live like His children. It is our personal responsibility to do so.
July 3, 2022 •  Elder Bryce Lowrance & Bro Jonah Lowrance

July 3, 2022 • Elder Bryce Lowrance & Bro Jonah Lowrance

Let the Word of Christ Dwell in You Richly • Colossians 3:16 – Elder Bryce Lowrance Paul’s charge to us in Colossians, Chapter 3 is to live our lives like the born-again children we are. I order to do this, we must put away the desires of the things of the world and live our lives in charity for others. This behavior is blessed by the peace of God. But how do we become more devoted in this endeavor? Paul says that the word of Christ should dwell in us, and the key to making that happen is the singing of quality hymns that are filled with the wisdom of the Bible.
The Trial by Fire • Daniel 3 – Brother Jonah Lowrance The next chapter after the Chaldeans were spared by the wisdom of Daniel, those same men seek to destroy Daniel’s three friends. In this intense adventure, we see how we are to act when faced with persecution and trial. We are not to cower away and be depressed. We are to take courage that God has promised that He will be with us. Even in our deepest trial, Jesus is with us in the fire.
June 26, 2022 •  Elder Bryce Lowrance

June 26, 2022 • Elder Bryce Lowrance

The Peace of God • Colossians 3:15 – Elder Bryce H. Lowrance In order for the peace of God to rule in our hearts, we must first know how the peace of God got into our hearts. The doctrine of grace tells us the the finished work of Jesus Christ from election to glorification is the source and sustainer of peace between the elect and God. Peace is a fruit of the Spirit and so is therefore given to us in the new birth. In order for that peace to be the ruling factor in our lives, we must believe the gospel in sincerity. When we do, we grow closer together in the church and, even though the world may crumble around us, we can have peace and live and worship in thankfulness.
June 19, 2022 •  Elder Bryce Lowrance

June 19, 2022 • Elder Bryce Lowrance

Put on Charity • Colossians 3:12-14 – Elder Bryce H. Lowrance Colossians, Chapter 3 teaches that the logical response to God’s grace in our lives is to transform every aspect of our lives to be more like Jesus Christ in our daily walk. After the Apostle Paul instructs about what behaviors we should should cease, he gives us Godly behaviors that we should pursue every day. Ultimately, Paul shows us that we are to work toward pure charity in our behavior. Charity is love in action purely for the benefit of someone else with no regard to what we receive in return.
June 12, 2022 •  Bro Jonah Lowrance & Elder Bryce Lowrance

June 12, 2022 • Bro Jonah Lowrance & Elder Bryce Lowrance

Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream • Brother Jonah Lowrance Brother Jonah preaches from the second half of Daniel, Chapter 2 where Daniel has prayed to God for help in interpreting the dream of the king. Daniel gives glory to God and then explains that there will be four major kingdoms in the earth that will ultimately be replaced by an everlasting kingdom ruled by the Rock not made with hands. What Is Your Passion? • Colossians 3:1-13 – Elder Bryce Lowrance Since we have been raised to newness of life by the power of Christ’s resurrection from the dead, we are now dead to the power of sin. Further, we have been called and given power to live a different lifestyle than before. Our old man loves itself and wants to please itself. We are called to put off the old man and put on the new man that seeks to love and help others.
May 29, 2022 •  Elder Bryce Lowrance

May 29, 2022 • Elder Bryce Lowrance

Colossians 9 “Boasting in ” Colossians 2:6-23 • Elder Bryce Lowrance Since we are saved by the finished work of Jesus Christ plus nothing, we are able to walk in obedience to God out of pure thankfulness. In this portion of the letter, the Apostle Paul expounds upon the many ways that we are IN Christ, WITH Christ, and TOGETHER WITH Christ. All of these statements build a beautiful doxology of praise for our successful Redeemer!
May 22, 2022 •  Bro Jonah Lowrance & Elder Bryce Lowrance

May 22, 2022 • Bro Jonah Lowrance & Elder Bryce Lowrance

Living and Praying in Babylon • Brother Jonah Lowrance & Elder Bryce Lowrance Brother Jonah ably presents the way we ought to live in a world that is against us by showing what Daniel and his friends did when facing adversity in Daniel, Chapter 2. Daniel prayed and immersed himself in church fellowship while waiting on the Lord to answer and help. Elder Bryce continues with the same theme in 1st Timothy, Chapter 2 and reminds us that it our duty to pray for our leaders and all those in authority over us. This is not so that they we get our way politically, but that we may continue to worship freely.