1/16/2019 - Pastor Mark Hughes - Wisdom’s Walk - Part 2

Wednesday Night Bible Study


There are influences in life that will affect the outcome.  How we yield to these influences determine how we end up. Bro. Hughes is captured by the phrase “Walking in wisdom”  That should be the goal: To elevate our lives to a higher plane and align with God’s plan for our life. Paul writing to the Colossians says to redeem the time.  The literal translation is to take advantage of every opportunity. Bro. Hughes returns to our study of the two wisdoms presented in James 3 and hits close to home in evaluating how we as a church demonstrate that wisdom in our ministry.


Scripture Text: Colossians 4:5-6 | James 3:13-18  KJV | MSG | Matthew 23:13-16
Series:  Wisdom’s Walk
Message Title:  Part 2
Speaker:  Mark Hughes
Running Time:  56 Min 54 Sec
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1/13/2019 - Rev Bobby Edwards - Attitude Is Everything

Evening Service



In our text, Jesus was with the disciples celebrating the Passover feast.  As an act of service, Jesus began to wash the feet of each disciple. When Jesus got to Peter, he protested because he knew that he should be washing Jesus’ feet.  Jesus rebukes him and tells him that if he would not allow Him to wash his feet there would be no relationship. Peter then declares that he wants more. It is possible to have the wrong attitude about the right thing.  The same Peter that asks for more in this scene, denied Jesus several chapters later. Peter had the right intention, but the wrong attitude. When Jesus corrects him, Peter quickly changed his attitude and declares that if washing his feet was required, then he wanted to have his head and hands washed to be fully involved.  The right attitude will get you to where you need to be with God. Attitude is everything.


Scripture Text: John 13:8-9
Message Title: Attitude is Everything
Speaker:  Bobby Edwards
Running Time:  36 Min 37 Sec
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1/9/2019 - Pastor Mark Hughes - Wisdom’s Walk - Part 1

Wednesday Night Bible Study

Paul uses two words in our text that open a treasure trove of blessing to us if we can understand them.  Those words are walk and wisdom.  He is speaking about more than just a mode of transportation and knowledge.  There are several meanings in the Greek used for our word walk.  There are things we need to talk toward or away from.  One translation of walk means to occupy.  There are things with which we need to be consumed.   Walk can also mean to align with.  There are things with which we need to conform, and many more with which we should not.  We need to walk in a purposeful manner.  We need to walk in a way that brings honor and glory to Him.  The second word is wisdom.  The word wisdom is powerful.  It literally refers to practical skills.  In Greek, it means higher or lower;  worldly or spiritually.  There are two types of wisdom:  There is wisdom about man and then there is wisdom from God.  One of these two wisdoms is influencing us and directing us in life.  One of these wisdoms determines how we are walking.  Each kind of wisdom has an effect. Bro. Hughes asks which kind of wisdom do we want to influence our life?


Scripture Text: Colossians 4:5-6 | James 3:13-18
Message Title: Part 1
Series:  Wisdom’s Walk
Speaker:  Mark Hughes
Running Time:  63 Min 36 Sec
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1/6/2019 - Rev. Bobby Edwards - The Birthing of Revival

Evening Service


As a church begins to move into revival, it will encounter resistance. That resistance will not be physical, but spiritual. We must be mindful of this and learn to recognize the efforts of the enemy to hinder God’s movement.  Sometimes this takes the form of disguising itself as church problems where there are none. Our text mentions being careful with the pregnant. Bro. Edwards uses this text to draw comparisons to the challenges that a church encounters when it is moving into revival.


Scripture Text: Isaiah 40:11
Message Title: The Birthing of Revival
Speaker:  Bobby Edwards
Running Time:  34 Min 20 Sec
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1/6/2019 - Rev. Bobby Edwards - Move From Where You Are

Morning Service


God can, and often does, speak to a congregation.  He also can and often does, speak to us individually.  Sometimes, both of these happen at the same time. God can speak to a packed room, and at the same time, speak to a single person in that room.  God is interested in us and our lives on a personal level. The bible has many stories of the Lord passing over and going to great lengths to affect the life of a single person.  In Mark 5, Jesus traveled a great distance to find the man possessed by a legion of devils. Many had tried to help him. Some had tried to bind him, but Legion continued to be possessed.   Jesus had traveled a great distance, but if we are to get to where He is, we will have to move also. When Jesus stepped off the boat, the possed man ran toward Him. The town people had gotten used to it, but the demoniac was desperate and ran toward Jesus.  When the master stepped in, things began to happen for the good. The new year is a time for renewal. The new year is a time for starting fresh. God is has come a great distance to meet us and we must move toward Him.


Scripture Text: Isaiah 1:18 | Matthew 11:28 | Luke 14:17 |  Mark 5
Message Title: Move from where you are
Speaker:  Bro. Bobby Edwards
Running Time:  31 Min 21 Sec
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12/19/2018 - Pastor Mark Hughes - How To Keep The Blues Away

Wednesday Night Bible Study


Elvis had a big hit with Blue Christmas.  Why during this joyous time of year, does such a song strike a note with so many people.  Statistically, the holidays are the most stressful time of year. For many reasons, people feel frustration and anxiousness in life.  In all the business and hectic pace of the season, many forget that His birth represents peace on earth and goodwill toward men. Our text tonight offers help to chase away the blues, not only during the holidays but at any time of the year.  Bro. Hughes explores multiple translations to draw four things from our text that are guaranteed to chase away the blues.


First, Paul says:  Do not worry about anything.  He was saying to not allow life to drive us to distraction.  Life can get so intense that we become so distressed that we cannot think clearly. Paul tells us to remain focused on what truly matters.  God has promised that He will take care of us. That is easy to say, but he also gives the way to do that with the second thing: pray about everything.  We have no problems taking the big things to God, but he says to pray about everything! God is interested in our everything. God is concerned about the things that concern us.  Third, our text tells us to tell God what we need. God is interested in the details of our life. God is a god of the details. Finally, Paul tells us to thank God for all that He has done.  By doing this, we are reminded of what He has done, and therefore, we know that if He did it before, He will do it again.

Our text says that if we do these four things, we will experience the peace of God that is beyond anything that we can understand.  The way to keep the blues away is to talk to God, praise Him and let Him love us the way He wants to love us.

Scripture Text: Philippians 4:6-7 KJV | CEV | MSG | NLT | Psalms 11:3-4  
Speaker:  Mark Hughes
Running Time:  55 Min 43 Sec
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12/12/2018 - Pastor Mark Hughes - Do Yourself A Favor

Wednesday Evening Bible Study


It can be easy to read our text tonight without feeling the full impact of Paul’s words.  It is the prelude to the greatest and most moving passage the Paul wrote about Christ Jesus which describes the depth of the love Christ had for us, and the sacrifice He made.  Often the real focus of Chapter 2 is the end, so we may hurry through the first four verses in order to get that part. This time, Bro. Hughes reads Philippians 2 with greater interest.  The message is provoking and should become the foundation on all that we do. Every action, intention, plan, and purpose should be filtered through this lens. In our humanity, it is easy to become self-centered.  We become concerned about our agenda and interests. Paul tells us to be more concerned about His interests than our own. A great fear that Paul had was that the church would become self-centered and self-focused. He knew that the greatest danger of every church is the spirit of selfishness.  In the opening verses of this chapter, Paul asks that if the Love of God has made an impact on our lives, to do him a favor and love one another as Christ has loved us. He offered four points for us to consider. First, we are all in Christ. We may not all be as close as we need to be, but we are all saved by the same blood. We are all sinners saved by grace.  Secondly, everything that we do should be motivated by the power of love. His love for me has never sought anything for us but good and never based on our merit. His love is based on his mercy for us. We do not deserve His love, and our love for others must be based on that same love. Third, we all share the same Holy Ghost. Finally, we must love based on human compassion.  We all want mercy, therefore, we have to extend mercy. We did not have to earn Christ’s mercy, nor could we. We have to extend mercy to others in the same way that Christ has extended mercy to us.




Scripture Text: Philippians 2:1-4 KJV | AMPC | MSG
Message Title: Do Yourself A Favor
Speaker:  Mark Hughes
Running Time:  51 Min 21 Sec
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