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NIGHT OF WORSHIP   
Sunday, September 23rd at 6pm
Life Church Southwest Campus
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5th Sunday Fellowship  
Sunday, September 30th 
Meeting at various homes throughout the City of San Antonio
 
 
 
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Saturday, October 13th @ 8:30am
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Recent Teachings
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September 2018

The Anointing” Series – Fresh Oil

II Kings 4 tells the story of the widow woman about to lose her sons to her creditors. In desperate need of a miracle, Elijah, the prophet, asked her, “What do you have in your house?” She responded, “A little cruse of oil.” In the scripture, oil represents the anointing of the Holy Spirit. God’s secret to our victory is fresh oil. In this message, Pastor will challenge you to seek God for fresh oil because, God pours oil into clean vessels.



“The Anointing” Series – The Anointing Makes The Difference

There’s a difference between simply being good and gifted at something and being anointed. If we are not careful, we can rely upon our own abilities, rather than depending upon God’s anointing. In this message, Pastor breaks down the importance of the anointing on your life and the difference the anointing makes.



August 2018

“Discovering Your Divine Destiny” Series – God’s Assignment For You – Part II

God created everything for a reason and purpose including you. You are uniquely and wonderfully made by God to fulfill His destiny with specific divine assignments in mind. In this message you will be encouraged to seek after God in knowing without a doubt His divine assignments for your life.



“Discovering Your Divine Destiny” Series “God’s Assignment For You” – Part I

God created everything with an invisible code to become what it’s meant to be. For example, a tomato seed can’t grow into a watermelon. When God made you, He put an invisible code, a plan, for what He wants you to become. A dentist? A lawyer? An athlete? God knows and He loves to reveal His assignment for you.



“Discovering Your Divine Destiny” Series – God’s Plan For You!

God has a plan for your life and every plan He has for you is important. God is no respecter of persons because He has a unique plan and destiny for every individual. Through this message you will discover God’s amazing plan for you as you live your life in His will.



July 2018

“Love Like Jesus”

When we love someone, we become vulnerable. Those we love the most have the power to wound us the deepest. In those times of hurt and pain, how we respond is critical. Will we become resentful, bitter, or unforgiving? Will we disconnect from the person who hurt us? Or will we invite God into the middle of the mess and pain? Through God’s great grace, we can be reconciled to those who hurt us. We can make the choice to love like Jesus loves.



“Keeping Cool When It Gets Hot”

Anger, resentment, forgiveness, and bitterness can destroy the relationships that matter most to us. Often, the damage happens through spoken words and actions taken in the heat of emotions. When you are in the middle of a tense, emotionally



“Living Life Under Pressure”

Everybody feels like giving up … sometimes. But it is precisely in those moments that God calls us to be uncommon. The Scripture has a lot to say about living life under pressure. And in this message, you will learn 7 ways to fight back when you feel like caving in.





 
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“Make A Difference”

“How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power; who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with Him.” Acts 10:38

One of the central truths of this scripture is that Jesus made a difference wherever He went. When Jesus passed by, nothing remained the same. His life made an impact on those around Him.

I remember the story of the woman with the issue of blood. Her life had fallen apart. Illness left her physically and financially bankrupt. She resigned herself to living the rest of her life in pain, suffering and rejection, however, one day Jesus passed through her village. She heard the testimonies from others about this man from Galilee and the miracles of healing that he performed. With a crowd of people around him, Jesus passed her way. The desperate woman mustered all the strength she could and pushed her way through the crowds. The only thing she was able to do was to grab the hem of his garment. She came to Jesus as a sick, hopeless, desperate individual, but when she touched the hem of his garment something happened to her life. She was healed. She went home to her family a different woman because, she came in contact with the one who made a difference in people’s lives.

As you read the gospels, you will find that Jesus made a difference in the lives of people. I challenge you to follow the example of Jesus and make a difference! Live a life that will make a difference in your community, family, job, and church.
 
Don’t sit around and complain about what is wrong with America, but go out and make a difference. Don’t complain about what’s happening on the job or in church, but be the instrument of change to make a difference. Rise above status quo and mediocrity and do your best to be and do what God wants you to do. God did not call you to settle comfortably within yourself and pass through life without making a difference, but God called you to be the instrument of change. Don’t wait for someone else to change or for your situation to change, but be determined to change the things that you can, and for God to change the things you cannot.

Do you desire to make a difference in your church? Don’t wait for someone else to catch the burden, because they may never, but be determined that if God wants to use you, you are willing to make a difference.

How can you make a difference? Touch those around you with God’s love. Be an example of God’s grace and mercy. Love your neighbor as yourself and do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Remember, everyone can do something. Be a dreamer, and believe God to use you to make a difference.

Until then, let us continue. . . Changing Lives for Eternity!

With Love,
Pastor Terry & Tina Richard


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“Discovering Your Divine Destiny”

“And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, ’Oh that thou would bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that thine hand might be with me, and thou would keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me!’ And God granted him that which he requested”-I Chronicles 4:10

The “Prayer of Jabez” has been widely quoted and prayed by believers around the world. One of the reason why Jabez is so popular with many people is because he is a person that most of us can relate to. Jabez means “born in pain”. Jabez had experienced the pains and struggles of life and through those struggles God used them in fulfilling His divine destiny. We see that Jabez looked to God for his purpose and destiny. Likewise, God has a destiny and purpose for you using the pains and struggles of life to fulfill His plan and purpose.

In his prayer, Jabez looked to God and made four specific requests:

  • Bless Me Indeed
  • Enlarge My Territory
  • Let Your Hand Be With Me 
  • Keep Me From Evil

Jabez desired that God’s favor and blessing be upon his life. In other words, his request was for a personal blessing. To ask God’s blessing is to ask Him to bestow divine favor. There is nothing wrong with requesting God to bless us specifically. The Psalmist did. He prayed, “Save your people, and bless your inheritance” (Psalms 28:9)

Sometimes, we have the tendency to think that God does not want to bless our life. However, the opposite is true. God wants to bless you abundantly because He is a God of blessing. Often, we have not because we ask not.

Of special interest is Jabez’ second request, “Enlarge my territory”. You see, Jabez desired something bigger and larger than himself. He wanted growth in his own life and growth in a much larger sphere.

Jabez was not satisfied with mediocrity, nor was he content to live in the status quo. Complacency was unacceptable to this man. Jabez was thinking exponentially, meaning larger than what he could think or imagine. He did not want his destiny, but he wanted God’s divine destiny.

The starting point of discovering your divine destiny begins with prayer. Jabez began with prayer as he sought and depended upon Almighty God. As we start with prayer, the Holy Spirit will put a passion in our hearts that we are not content with where we are, but we want more. God is a God of abundance. Ask God to enlarge your vision and see what God sees for your life.

Notice, Jabez’ prayer was that God’s hand would be upon him. When you think of hand, you think of guidance. As Jabez sought God and as you seek God, He will lead and guide you into His plan and destiny and keep you from all harm.

Finally, the scriptures said that God granted his request. The Lord has promised us, “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you” (Matthew 7:7). God has said that He will hear and respond to the prayers of His people. Therefore, we can trust Him to answer our prayers by providing what He knows best, and that we are in harmony with His will and divine destiny.

During August, I am preaching a series on discovering God’s divine destiny. I encourage you to join us as we seek God’s divine destiny and for His blessing and favor in enlarging our vision to see God’s plan for our lives.

Until then, let us continue. . . Changing Lives for Eternity!

With Love,
Pastor Terry & Tina Richardson


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“I’m Swamped, And He’s Sleeping”

“A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped. Jesus was in the stern, sleeping on a cushion. The disciples woke him and said to him, ‘Teacher, don’t you care if we drown?” – Mark 4:37-38

Danger often rises suddenly. It would be nice if we could ride out our storms in insulated, watertight boats, but we sail life’s seas in fragile vessels. The storm in this passage is not symbolic, but real – representing all the storms in life.

You see, storms can be furious and come up suddenly when you least expect them. That day, the storm seemed to come out of nowhere, and the disciples were alarmed. The storm was so fierce the waves broke over the ship to the point it was nearly swamped.

“Swamped” is how we feel when storms rise in our lives. The Gospel term here is “nearly swamped.” The adverb, “nearly,” tells the disciples, and us, that no matter the peril, we are never completely swamped. While wind and waves rage around us, it is easy to assume we have been totally overcome. But, the presence of the One with us is our protection in the midst of any storm.

The disciples initially missed the truth. They assumed Christ’s presence on board did not make a difference in their nearly swamped boat. Our feelings often betray us. We forget that we are not alone, and that He has promised, “I will never leave you.” Even when we acknowledge the Savior’s presence, so often it appears He is asleep in our storm.

In the Gospel story, He was asleep on a cushion or pillow. But, the disciples reached a false conclusion. They assumed since Jesus was sleeping He did not care if they drowned. So, they woke Him up. I doubt if they expected a miracle. Perhaps, they wanted one more hand to help them bail water.

Often, we do the same thing. A fierce wind blows into our lives. We feel overwhelmed. Despite our best efforts, things only get worse. Our frail attempts at stability and safety gain us nothing, and we soon discover we are losing the battle.

We go to the Lord in prayer. We find Him “sleeping.” We won’t sense an answer. How can He remain silent when we are in so much trouble? Out first inclination is to jump to the conclusion, “Lord, you don’t care!”

So, we offer our own solutions to Him: “Grab a bucket and help me bail water.” We do not see it at the time, but His inaction in the present moment will provide a superior solution than what we proposed. It may take time to see it.

It is better for us to have the Savior sleeping in our boat than for us to sail along without Him. His presence in the storm will ultimately make all the difference! Realize that He is always there, and He does care. Even when He may be silent, He is never absent. Until then, let us continue…

Changing Lives for Eternity!

With Love,

Pastor Terry & Tina Richardson


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