SERVE 1 KINGS 19:19–21   19 So he departed from there and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen in front of him, and he was with the twelfth. Elijah passed by him and cast his cloak upon him. 20 And he left the oxen and ran after Elijah and said, “Let me kiss my father and my more »

Living the Brushy Creek Vision

Vision for Brushy Creek Baptist Church   I. What is Vision? “Vision rallies people to a better future.” Ronnie Floyd 2 And the Lord answered me: “Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so he may run who reads it.  3 For still the vision awaits its  appointed time; it hastens to the end—it will not lie. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will more »

When Life is Destroyed, it Can Be Restored

When Life is Destroyed, it Can Be Restored Amos 9 I. There is No Way to Escape God’s Judgment 1 I saw the Lord standing beside the altar, and he said: “Strike the capitals until the thresholds shake, and shatter them on the heads of all the people; and those who are left of them I will kill with the sword; not one of them shall flee more »

Waiting for Monday

Waiting for Monday Amos 8 Do not be dismayed by them. Jeremiah 1:17 I. The Revelation of God’s Judgment 1 This is what the Lord God showed me: behold, a basket of summer fruit. 2 And he said, “Amos, what do you see?” And I said, “A basket of summer fruit.” Then the Lord said to me, “The end has come upon my people Israel;  I will never again pass by them. more »

Prayer in the Midst of Crisis

Prayer in the Midst of Crisis Amos 7 I. Pray When Your Perspective Becomes Different  1 This is what the Lord God showed me: behold, he was forming locusts when the latter growth was just beginning to sprout, and behold, it was the latter growth after the king’s mowings. 2 When they had finished eating the grass of the land, I said, “O Lord God, please forgive!   How more »