The Power Of Proper Authorities
Thank you so much. Take your Bibles please and turn to the gospel of Matthew chapter 5. Everyone has been very solicitous about my voice and I appreciate that. I got some post nasal drip last Sunday and I preached vociferously three times in a row Sunday morning and that did my voice in for last Sunday night. I so appreciate Tom Clayton, Jr. who preached in my stead, obviously did a better job than I would have done. And we just praise the Lord for that great message and anointing that God gave to our dear Brother. But then in the meanwhile I've gotten both feet back in the stirrups and preached Wednesday night guardedly and Thursday in a funeral service and then three times this morning and then had deacons meeting this afternoon. So I believe we'll the message I'm sure to your delight short and sweet tonight. So, let's look in Matthew chapter 5, literally, actually our sermon title is Proper Priorities, or the power of proper priorities. I was thinking again that this is the first Sunday of the new year. So I thought we would think about some first things tonight.
And I took my concordance and studied the book of Matthew and found how Matthew has an unusual way of emphasizing the sayings of Jesus that deal with putting first things first. Now, uh, next Sunday night, God willing and if the rapture hasn't come and we're all able to come, next Sunday night we want to bring our concluding message in the series on the book of Revelation. You know for, it seems like since Hector was a pup, we have been dealing with the book of the Revelation and we have uh, for one reason or another, various things have come alone and so we want to deal last Sunday, God willing with the 22nd chapter of the book of the Revelation.
And then I am very excited about some new theories that I want us to study together. I want us to study together the life of David in the Old Testament. It's been a blessing to my heart as I've been s ...
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