Brian Poe

Fear and Strategy

We live in perilous times with a pandemic at our door step. We are watching many respond in fear and even close to some to panic. This lesson speaks on the general idea of fear as a Christian. It also speaks about strategy, or as one might say, wisdom. In essence, the bottom line is …

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The Practical Nature of Worship Attendance

Worship attendance is becoming more of a question than what I believe it should. In this lesson, we will look at what the Bible says about that matter. Key passages we will look at are Psalm 122:1 and Hebrews 10:1-25.

The Plan of the Lord

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jer 29:11) This prophecy of Jeremiah abounds with application that was vital for the listeners in exile; it spoke volumes concerning their time in captivity, yet reveals …

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A Faith that is Not Blind

Using the key verse of Hebrews 11:1, this sermon is to show us that we do not have a blind or naive faith. Rather, a Christian’s faith is full of proof and assurances.

In View of His Mercies

Paul is always so careful with how he words things. Sometimes we can get so much meaning out of a verse by simply reading it slow and really see what the author is saying. In Romans 12:1-2, Paul urges us to offer ourselves as a living sacrifice to the Lord. This seems to be a …

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Love One Another

In John 13:34-35, Jesus says that others will know that we are his disciples if we love one another. This is a profound statement that requires much reflection. We can say we are disciples, and many of us do. But it all comes down to our love for one another.

The Fallacy of Autonomy

“And [Jesus] is the head of the body, the church, he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy.” (Colossians 1:18) Like many documents, decrees and legislations, the meaning and interpretation can sometimes be forgotten over time, or misinterpreted to mean something different. Even …

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Using Your Gifts

The Scripture we will look at in this lesson is First Peter 4:10, where it says we should use whatever gifts we have to serve others. Each and every one of us were given gifts by God. However, they are given with purpose and intention. God wants us to serve. Please listen to learn more. …

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A Circumspect Life

January 19, 2020 Ephesians 5:14-21 speak of a circumspect life. Many Bible versions call it a “careful life.” Paul continues to tell us what it means to live a careful life according to God’s standards. We must pay much attention to how we live. Image from: https://www.google.com/search?q=a+circumspect+walk&sxsrf=ALeKk00aKYNGrqo4YDVdDLbt1Jg1gCpK_Q:1589844471493&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi0pOKXyL7pAhWDGs0KHXTUCygQ_AUoAXoECA0QAw&biw=1920&bih=888#imgrc=1QcuWZLzLyFHjM

Rising Above Offenses

Proverbs 19:11 says, “It is to the glory of a man to overlook an offense.” There are so many things we can easily get all worked up over. But we have to learn to be selfless and make these moments more about others and less about ourselves. It begins with rising above the offense.