Posts from April 2020

Peak of the Week: Be Happy, Part 1A

God Wants Me To Be Happy Psalm 128:1-6 NKJV Blessed is everyone who fears the LORD, who walks in His ways. 2 When you eat the labor of your hands, you shall be happy, and it shall be well with you. 3 Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine in the very heart of your house, Your children like olive plants All around your table. 4 Behold, thus shall the man be blessed Who fears the LORD. 5 The…

Peak of the Week: Overwhelmed, Part 4 of 4

Jesus to his disciples Mark 6:31 “Come away with me. Let us go alone to a quiet place and rest for a while.” Earlier in the history of Israel – when the temple was dedicated – the Lord appeared to Solomon at night and said: 2 Chronicles 7:14-15 “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I…

Peak of the Week: Overwhelmed, Part 3 of 4

Over the last decade, anxiety has overtaken depression as the most common reason college students seek counseling services. In its annual survey of students, the American College Health Association found a significant increase—to 62% in 2016 from 50% in 2011—of undergraduates reporting “________________ ______________________.” 2 Chronicles 20:20-22 “Jehoshaphat bowed his head with his face to the ground; and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem fell down before Jehovah, worshiping Jehovah.” Question: Are you a leader? Think about people you lead…

Peak of the Week: Overwhelmed, Part 2 of 4

“Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the Lord of hosts.” Zechariah 4:6 KJV The next two steps when overwhelmed: 2 Chronicles 20 FIX YOUR ____________ ON _______________. vs 12: “We do not know what to do, … I stopped there last week. Let’s finish the statement. “We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.” We need to be overwhelmed by the ____________ and the __________ of our God. vs. 14:…

Peak of the Week: Overwhelmed, Part 1 of 4

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the problems you face and troubles that come your way? Jehoshaphat faced what appeared to be an insurmountable alliance of adversaries coming against him: 2 Chronicles 20:1-2 NKJV It happened after this that the people of Moab with the people of Ammon, and others with them besides the Ammonites, came to battle against Jehoshaphat. 2 Then some came and told Jehoshaphat, saying, “A great multitude is coming against you from beyond the sea, from…