Jun 10, 2018
M6 Project (Part 3)
Series: M6 Project

M6 Project Matt. 6:9-15

“Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven,

God’s Honor

Hallowed be Your name.

The Name- Holy “sanctify” reverence/awe
[1 Peter 3:15] but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence;
 

‘Your kingdom come. 

The Kingdom- Heavenly “dominion” loyalty
[Acts 1:6-8] …they were asking Him,… “Lord, is it at this time You are restoring the kingdom to Israel?” He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or epochs which the Father has fixed by His own authority; 8 but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.”
 

Your will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. 

The Will- HIGHway “authority” submission
[Rom. 12:2] And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.
 

Our Interests

‘Give us this day our daily bread.

Dependence- “Grace” provision
[Phil 4:19] And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
 

‘And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.

Penitent- “Mercy ” pardon
[Matt 6:14-15] For if you forgive others for their transgressions, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others, then your Father will not forgive your transgressions.
 

‘And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Humility- “Faithfulness” protection
[James 4:7] Submit therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.
[Heb 4:15] For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin.
[1 Cor. 10:13] No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.
 
For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.’
 
"M6 Project (Part 3)" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.
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  • Jun 10, 2018M6 Project (Part 3)
    Jun 10, 2018
    M6 Project (Part 3)
    Series: M6 Project

    M6 Project Matt. 6:9-15

    “Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven,

    God’s Honor

    Hallowed be Your name.

    The Name- Holy “sanctify” reverence/awe
    [1 Peter 3:15] but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence;
     

    ‘Your kingdom come. 

    The Kingdom- Heavenly “dominion” loyalty
    [Acts 1:6-8] …they were asking Him,… “Lord, is it at this time You are restoring the kingdom to Israel?” He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or epochs which the Father has fixed by His own authority; 8 but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.”
     

    Your will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. 

    The Will- HIGHway “authority” submission
    [Rom. 12:2] And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.
     

    Our Interests

    ‘Give us this day our daily bread.

    Dependence- “Grace” provision
    [Phil 4:19] And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
     

    ‘And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.

    Penitent- “Mercy ” pardon
    [Matt 6:14-15] For if you forgive others for their transgressions, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others, then your Father will not forgive your transgressions.
     

    ‘And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

    Humility- “Faithfulness” protection
    [James 4:7] Submit therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.
    [Heb 4:15] For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin.
    [1 Cor. 10:13] No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.
     
    For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.’
     
    "M6 Project (Part 3)" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.
  • Jun 3, 2018M6 Project (Part 2)
    Jun 3, 2018
    M6 Project (Part 2)
    Series: M6 Project

    M6 Project

    "When you pray, you are not to be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and on the street corners so that they may be seen by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full. But you, when you pray, go into your inner room, close your door and pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you. "And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their many words. So do not be like them; for your Father knows what you need before you ask Him. (Matthew 6:5-8 NASB)

    Praying-   Is it about Attention or Sharing?

    “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” Philippians 4:6 NASB

    Audience of one!

    “Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.” Jeremiah 29:12-13 NASB

    The Answer is in the Ask

    “'Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know.'” Jeremiah 33:3 NASB “And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive."” Matthew 21:22 NASB
    “You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your pleasures.” James 4:3 NASB
     
    "M6 Project (Part 2)" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.
  • May 27, 2018M6 Project (Part 1)
    May 27, 2018
    M6 Project (Part 1)
    Series: M6 Project

    M6 Project

    Matthew 6 Intent of the Gospel    (Mission-Purpose)

    Heb. 4:12 For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart. "Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.

    Warning: Big Show (spectacle) = No Reward (skeptical)

    “"I hate, I reject your festivals, Nor do I delight in your solemn assemblies. "Even though you offer up to Me burnt offerings and your grain offerings, I will not accept them; And I will not even look at the peace offerings of your fatlings. "Take away from Me the noise of your songs; I will not even listen to the sound of your harps. "But let justice roll down like waters And righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.” Amos 5:21-24 NASB "So when you give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full. But when you give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving will be in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you. (Matthew 6:1-4 NASB)

    Giving-  Is it about Appreciation or Sacrifice?

    Hypocritical Giving (reward based/often extravagant)

    “Now Joseph, a Levite of Cyprian birth, who was also called Barnabas by the apostles (which translated means Son of Encouragement), and who owned a tract of land, sold it and brought the money and laid it at the apostles' feet.” Acts 4:36-37 NASB “But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property, and kept back some of the price for himself, with his wife's full knowledge, and bringing a portion of it, he laid it at the apostles' feet. But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back some of the price of the land?” Acts 5:1-3 NASB

    Charitable Giving (Generosity based/rewarded)

    “Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure-pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return."” Luke 6:38 NASB
     
    "M6 Project (Part 1)" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.
  • May 20, 2018Above and Beyond (Part Seven)
    May 20, 2018
    Above and Beyond (Part Seven)

    Above and Beyond

    “"You have heard that it was said, ' YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR and hate your enemy.' But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? If you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same? Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” Matthew 5:43-48 NASB  

    The issue of relationships

    “For this, " YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY, YOU SHALL NOT MURDER, YOU SHALL NOT STEAL, YOU SHALL NOT COVET," and if there is any other commandment, it is summed up in this saying, " YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF." Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.” Romans 13:9-10 NASB  

    Learning to love one another

    “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another."” John 13:34-35 NASB   “This I command you, that you love one another. "If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, because of this the world hates you.” John 15:17-19 NASB  

    ABOVE: Loving those who hate us

    “The one who says he is in the Light and yet hates his brother is in the darkness until now. The one who loves his brother abides in the Light and there is no cause for stumbling in him. But the one who hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going because the darkness has blinded his eyes.” 1 John 2:9-11 NASB  

    BEYOND: Reaching those who persecute us

    “The word of the LORD came to Jonah the son of Amittai saying, "Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and cry against it, for their wickedness has come up before Me." But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD. So he went down to Joppa, found a ship which was going to Tarshish, paid the fare and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.” Jonah 1:1-3 NASB
     
    "Above and Beyond (Part Seven)" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.
  • May 13, 2018Above and Beyond (Part Six)
    May 13, 2018
    Above and Beyond (Part Six)
    "Above and Beyond (Part Six)" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.
  • May 6, 2018Above and Beyond (Part Five)
    May 6, 2018
    Above and Beyond (Part Five)

    Above and Beyond

    “"Again, you have heard that the ancients were told, ' YOU SHALL NOT MAKE FALSE VOWS, BUT SHALL FULFILL YOUR VOWS TO THE LORD.' But I say to you, make no oath at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God, or by the earth, for it is the footstool of His feet, or by Jerusalem, for it is THE CITY OF THE GREAT KING. Nor shall you make an oath by your head, for you cannot make one hair white or black. But let your statement be, 'Yes, yes' or 'No, no'; anything beyond these is of evil.” Matthew 5:33-37 NASB

    The issue of Communication : Words

     

    The source of words (expression)

    “You brood of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak what is good? For the mouth speaks out of that which fills the heart.” Matthew 12:34 NASB “But the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and those defile the man. For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, slanders.” Matthew 15:18-19 NASB

    The meaning of words (explanation)

    “But I tell you that every careless word that people speak, they shall give an accounting for it in the day of judgment. For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned."” Matthew 12:36-37 NASB
    “So also the tongue is a small part of the body, and yet it boasts of great things. See how great a forest is set aflame by such a small fire! And the tongue is a fire, the very world of iniquity; the tongue is set among our members as that which defiles the entire body, and sets on fire the course of our life, and is set on fire by hell.” James 3:5-6 NASB
     

    ABOVE: Reproach

    “Do all things without grumbling or disputing; so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world, holding fast the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I will have reason to glory because I did not run in vain nor toil in vain.” Philippians 2:14-16 NASB

    BEYOND:  Integrity with God’s Word (His Promises)

    “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth. But avoid worldly and empty chatter, for it will lead to further ungodliness,” 2 Timothy 2:15-16 NASB  
     
    "Above and Beyond (Part Five)" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.
  • Apr 29, 2018Above and Beyond (Part Four)
    Apr 29, 2018
    Above and Beyond (Part Four)

    Above and Beyond

    “"It was said, ' WHOEVER SENDS HIS WIFE AWAY, LET HIM GIVE HER A CERTIFICATE OF DIVORCE '; but I say to you that everyone who divorces his wife, except for the reason of unchastity, makes her commit adultery; and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.” Matthew 5:31-32 NASB

    The issue of Commitment: Fidelity

    A contractual view of marriage. Irreconcilable differences

    “Some Pharisees came to Jesus, testing Him and asking, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any reason at all?"... They said to Him, "Why then did Moses command to GIVE HER A CERTIFICATE OF DIVORCE AND SEND her AWAY?" He said to them, "Because of your hardness of heart Moses permitted you to divorce your wives; but from the beginning it has not been this way. And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for immorality, and marries another woman commits adultery."” Matthew 19:3, 7-9 NASB  

    A Covenant view of marriage. (Holy Bond)

    “And He answered and said, "Have you not read that He who created them from the beginning MADE THEM MALE AND FEMALE, and said, ' FOR THIS REASON A MAN SHALL LEAVE HIS FATHER AND MOTHER AND BE JOINED TO HIS WIFE, AND THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH '? So they are no longer two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let no man separate."” Matthew 19:4-6 NASB (Gen 2:24, 1 Cor. 7:2-7) “For where a covenant is, there must of necessity be the death of the one who made it. For a covenant is valid only when men are dead, for it is never in force while the one who made it lives.” Hebrews 9:16-17 NASB  

    ABOVE: Devoted faithfulness

    “Marriage is to be held in honor among all, and the marriage bed is to be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.” Hebrews 13:4 NASB “Make vows to the LORD your God and fulfill them; Let all who are around Him bring gifts to Him who is to be feared.” Psalms 76:11 NASB  

    BEYOND: Understanding Roles

    “and be subject to one another in the fear of Christ. Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body… Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her, so that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she would be holy and blameless. So husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself;... Nevertheless, each individual among you also is to love his own wife even as himself, and the wife must see to it that she respects her husband.”
    Ephesians 5:21-23, 25-28, 33 NASB
     
    "Above and Beyond (Part Four)" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.
  • Apr 22, 2018Above and Beyond (Part Three)
    Apr 22, 2018
    Above and Beyond (Part Three)

    Above and Beyond

    “"You have heard that it was said, ' YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY '; but I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart. If your right eye makes you stumble, tear it out and throw it from you; for it is better for you to lose one of the parts of your body, than for your whole body to be thrown into hell. If your right hand makes you stumble, cut it off and throw it from you; for it is better for you to lose one of the parts of your body, than for your whole body to go into hell.” Matthew 5:27-30 NASB  

    The issue of Love: Unconditional (John 21)

     

    Lust is the foundation of Adultery

    “Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by God"; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone. But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust.” James 1:13-14 NASB  

    Desire is the formation of Adultery

    “Haughty eyes and a proud heart, The lamp of the wicked, is sin.” Proverbs 21:4 NASB  

    Unfaithfulness is the fruit of Adultery. (Infidelity)

    “Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality,” Galatians 5:19 “Flee immorality. Every other sin that a man commits is outside the body, but the immoral man sins against his own body. Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.” 1 Corinthians 6:18-20 NASB  

    ABOVE: Guard your Heart

    My son, give attention to my words; Incline your ear to my sayings. Do not let them depart from your sight; Keep them in the midst of your heart. For they are life to those who find them And health to all their body. Watch over your heart with all diligence, For from it flow the springs of life.” Proverbs 4:20-23 NASB  

    BEYOND: Sever the Source

    “Now flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.” 2 Timothy 2:22 NASB
    "Above and beyond pt. 3" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.
  • Apr 15, 2018Above and Beyond (Part Two)
    Apr 15, 2018
    Above and Beyond (Part Two)

    Above and Beyond

    “"You have heard that the ancients were told, ' YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT MURDER ' and 'Whoever commits murder shall be liable to the court.' But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, ' You good-for-nothing,' shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, 'You fool,' shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell. Therefore if you are presenting your offering at the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your offering there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and present your offering. Make friends quickly with your opponent at law while you are with him on the way, so that your opponent may not hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you be thrown into prison. Truly I say to you, you will not come out of there until you have paid up the last cent.” Matthew 5:21-26  

    The issue of life: Don’t Murder (Ex. 20:13)

     

    Anger is the foundation of murder.

    “So it came about in the course of time that Cain brought an offering to the LORD of the fruit of the ground. Abel, on his part also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of their fat portions. And the LORD had regard for Abel and for his offering; but for Cain and for his offering He had no regard. So Cain became very angry and his countenance fell.” Genesis 4:3-5 NASB  

    Hatred is the formation of murder.

    “Then the LORD said to Cain, "Why are you angry? And why has your countenance fallen? If you do well, will not your countenance be lifted up? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door; and its desire is for you, but you must master it."” Genesis 4:6-7 NASB  

    Judgement is the fruit of murder.

    “Cain told Abel his brother. And it came about when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him. Then the LORD said to Cain, "Where is Abel your brother?" And he said, "I do not know. Am I my brother's keeper?" He said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying to Me from the ground. Now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand. When you cultivate the ground, it will no longer yield its strength to you; you will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth." Cain said to the LORD, "My punishment is too great to bear!” Genesis 4:8-13 NASB
    "Above and Beyond (Part 2)" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.
  • Apr 8, 2018Above and Beyond (Part One)
    Apr 8, 2018
    Above and Beyond (Part One)

    Above and Beyond

    April 8, 2018
    “"Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill. 

    Christ came to Fulfill the Law

    “But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law, so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.” Galatians 4:4-5 NASB   For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or stroke shall pass from the Law until all is accomplished.

    Christ came to Complete the Law

    And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth...For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ.” John 1:14, 17 NASB
     
    Whoever then annuls one of the least of these commandments, and teaches others to do the same, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever keeps and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. "For I say to you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:17-20 NASB

    Answer: Greater Expectations

    “Expect great things from God. Attempt great things for God.” ― William Carey “Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. You have not yet resisted to the point of shedding blood in your striving against sin;” Hebrews 12:1-4 NASB
    "Above and Beyond" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.
  • Apr 1, 2018Lost in Translation
    Apr 1, 2018
    Lost in Translation

    Lost in Translation

    “But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who are asleep. For since by a man came death, by a man also came the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ all will be made alive.” 1 Corinthians 15:20-22 NASB

    We are born in Transgression - change in direction

    “for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,” Romans 3:23 NASB “For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 6:23 NASB
     

    “But someone will say, "How are the dead raised? And with what kind of body do they come?" You fool! That which you sow does not come to life unless it dies; 1 Corinthians 15:35-36

    We are being Transformed - change in condition

    So also is the resurrection of the dead. It is sown a perishable body, it is raised an imperishable body; it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power; it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.” 1 Corinthians 15: 42-44 NASB   “And you were dead in your trespasses and sins,...But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), Ephesians 2:1, 4-5 “But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.” 2 Corinthians 3:18 NASB  

    “Now I say this, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable. Behold, I tell you a mystery; we will not all sleep, but we will all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet; for the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed. For this perishable must put on the imperishable, and this mortal must put on immortality. But when this perishable will have put on the imperishable, and this mortal will have put on immortality, then will come about the saying that is written, " DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP in victory. O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR VICTORY? O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR STING?" The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law; but thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” 1 Corinthians 15:50-57 NASB

    We are in Transition - change in location

    “For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;” Philippians 3:20 NASB
    "Lost in Translation" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.
  • Mar 25, 2018Salt -n- Light: Form to Function pt. 3
    Mar 25, 2018
    Salt -n- Light: Form to Function pt. 3
    Series: Salt-N-Light

    Salt-N-Light

    March 25, 2018

    Form to Function

    "You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.” Matthew 5:14-16 NASB

    Salt referenced our influence in the world

    Light reference our Impact in the world (life’s effect)

    “And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing, in whose case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving so that they might not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. For we do not preach ourselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bond-servants for Jesus' sake. For God, who said, "Light shall shine out of darkness," is the One who has shone in our hearts to give the Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.” 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 NASB  

    Our witness is a reflection of the light

    “There came a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness, to testify about the Light, so that all might believe through him. He was not the Light, but he came to testify about the Light. There was the true Light which, coming into the world, enlightens every man.” John 1:6-9 NASB  

    Our intensity is a measure of the light (wattage)

    “Those who have insight will shine brightly like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who lead the many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.” Daniel 12:3 NASB “In Him was life, and the life was the Light of men.” John 1:4 NASB “for you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light in the Lord; walk as children of Light (for the fruit of the Light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth),” Ephesians 5:8-9 NASB
    "Salt and Light: Form to Function" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.
  • Mar 18, 2018Salt -n- Light: Corrective Vision
    Mar 18, 2018
    Salt -n- Light: Corrective Vision
    Series: Salt-N-Light

    Salt-N-Light

    March 18, 2018

    Corrective Vision

    “And the disciples came and said to Him, "Why do You speak to them in parables?" Jesus answered them, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been granted.  

    Spiritual Blindness - Those who can’t see

    For whoever has, to him more shall be given, and he will have an abundance; but whoever does not have, even what he has shall be taken away from him. Therefore I speak to them in parables; because while seeing they do not see, and while hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand.” Matthew 13:10-13 NASB “In their case the prophecy of Isaiah is being fulfilled, which says, ' YOU WILL KEEP ON HEARING, BUT WILL NOT UNDERSTAND; YOU WILL KEEP ON SEEING, BUT WILL NOT PERCEIVE;  

    Lack of perception - Those who refuse to see.

    FOR THE HEART OF THIS PEOPLE HAS BECOME DULL, WITH THEIR EARS THEY SCARCELY HEAR, AND THEY HAVE CLOSED THEIR EYES, Matthew 13:14-15a NASB OTHERWISE THEY WOULD SEE WITH THEIR EYES, HEAR WITH THEIR EARS, AND UNDERSTAND WITH THEIR HEART AND RETURN, AND I WOULD HEAL THEM.' But blessed are your eyes, because they see;  

    Illumination - Those who enlighten

    and your ears, because they hear. For truly I say to you that many prophets and righteous men desired to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.” Matthew 13:15b-17 NASB   “Of the sons of Issachar, men who understood the times, with knowledge of what Israel should do, their chiefs were two hundred; and all their kinsmen were at their command.” 1 Chronicles 12:32 NASB
     
    "Salt -N- Light: Corrective Vision" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.
  • Mar 11, 2018Salt -n- Light: Form to Function
    Mar 11, 2018
    Salt -n- Light: Form to Function
    Series: Salt-N-Light

    Salt-N-Light

    March 11, 2018

    Form to Function

    “You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.” Matthew 5:13 NASB

    Influence over affluence.

    “For consider your calling, brethren, that there were not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble; but God has chosen the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to shame the things which are strong, and the base things of the world and the despised God has chosen, the things that are not, so that He may nullify the things that are, so that no man may boast before God.” 1 Corinthians 1:26-29 NASB

    Preservation of God’s covenant. (promotes healing/stops decay)

    “The remainder of the grain offering belongs to Aaron and his sons: a thing most holy of the offerings to the LORD by fire… Every grain offering of yours, moreover, you shall season with salt, so that the salt of the covenant of your God shall not be lacking from your grain offering; with all your offerings you shall offer salt.” Leviticus 2:10, 13 NASB “All the offerings of the holy gifts, which the sons of Israel offer to the LORD, I have given to you and your sons and your daughters with you, as a perpetual allotment. It is an everlasting covenant of salt before the LORD to you and your descendants with you."” Numbers 18:19 NASB “Do you not know that the LORD God of Israel gave the rule over Israel forever to David and his sons by a covenant of salt?” 2 Chronicles 13:5 NASB

    Purification of God’s creation (cleanses/creates thirst)

    “Then the men of the city said to Elisha, "Behold now, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord sees; but the water is bad and the land is unfruitful." He said, "Bring me a new jar, and put salt in it." So they brought it to him. He went out to the spring of water and threw salt in it and said, "Thus says the LORD, 'I have purified these waters; there shall not be from there death or unfruitfulness any longer.'" So the waters have been purified to this day, according to the word of Elisha which he spoke.” 2 Kings 2:19-22 NASB “Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity. Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person.” Colossians 4:5-6 NASB   Jesus stood and cried out, saying, "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink. He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, 'From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.'"” John 7:37-38 NASB
     
    "Salt -n- Light: Form to Function" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.
  • Mar 4, 2018Well Being (Divine Living) pt. 8
    Mar 4, 2018
    Well Being (Divine Living) pt. 8
    Series: Being Well

    Well Being (Divine Living)

    Virtues Reward

      "Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. "Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.” Matthew 5:10-12 NASB  

    Our righteousness brings opposition (resistance)

    “This is the judgment, that the Light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the Light, for their deeds were evil.” John 3:19 NASB “Now you followed my teaching, conduct, purpose, faith, patience, love, perseverance, persecutions, and sufferings, such as happened to me at Antioch, at Iconium and at Lystra; what persecutions I endured, and out of them all the Lord rescued me! Indeed, all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.” 2 Timothy 3:10-12 NASB  

    Our righteousness brings confrontation (ridicule)

    “These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world."” John 16:33 NASB “Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom also we have obtained our introduction by faith into this grace in which we stand; and we exult in hope of the glory of God. And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance, and perseverance, proven character, and proven character, hope;” Romans 5:1-4 NASB  

    Our righteousness brings suffering (retaliation)

    “Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal among you, which comes upon you for your testing, as though some strange thing were happening to you; but to the degree that you share the sufferings of Christ, keep on rejoicing, so that also at the revelation of His glory you may rejoice with exultation. If you are reviled for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.” 1 Peter 4:12-14 NASB “Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. But resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same experiences of suffering are being accomplished by your brethren who are in the world. After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you.” 1 Peter 5:8-10 NASB
     
    "Well Being (Divine Living)" by Reverend Timothy Hunter. Released: 2018. Genre: Sermon Audio.