A Word From The Lord with Dr. Michael Eaton
A Providential Pandemic Quarantine

A Providential Pandemic Quarantine

April 5, 2020

A Providential Pandemic Quarantine

Psalm 91:1-7

Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.[aI will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”  Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence.
He will cover you with his feathers,  and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.  You will not fear the terror of night,  nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness,  nor the plague that destroys at midday.  A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you.  You will only observe with your eyes and see the punishment of the wicked.

 

The Shelter of God v. 1

The Safety of God v. 3

The Shield of God v. 4

 

Thesis:  Christians should believe God can protect from disease.

 

The Shelter of God v. 1 Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.[a]

The Safety of God v. 3 Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence.

The Shield of God v. 4 He will cover you with his feathers,  and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.

 

 

 

What to Do in a Problematic Pandemic Predicament

What to Do in a Problematic Pandemic Predicament

April 1, 2020

Genesis 7:1-5  

 The Lord then said to Noah, “Go into the ark, you and your whole family, because I have found you righteous in this generation. Take with you seven pairs of every kind of clean animal, a male and its mate, and one pair of every kind of unclean animal, a male and its mate, and also seven pairs of every kind of bird, male and female, to keep their various kinds alive throughout the earth. Seven days from now I will send rain on the earth for forty days and forty nights, and I will wipe from the face of the earth every living creature I have made.”  And Noah did all that the Lord commanded him.

 

 

 

Listen to God v. 1

Learn from God v. 2

Live for God  v. 5

 

Thesis: Christians should listen and obey God’s word doing problematic times.

 

Listen to God v. 1  The Lord then said to Noah, “Go into the ark, you and your whole family, because I have found you righteous in this generation. 

Learn from God v. 2  Take with you seven pairs of every kind of clean animal, a male and its mate, and one pair of every kind of unclean animal, a male and its mate, and also seven pairs of every kind of bird, male and female, to keep their various kinds alive throughout the earth. 

Live for God  v. 5 And Noah did all that the Lord commanded him.

 

The Pandemic Gift of Gratitude 

The Pandemic Gift of Gratitude 

March 29, 2020

 

The Pandemic Gift of Gratitude 

2 Kings 4:14-19

 

 14 So he went down and dipped himself in the Jordan seven times, as the man of God had told him, and his flesh was restored and became clean like that of a young boy.  15 Then Naaman and all his attendants went back to the man of God. He stood before him and said, “Now I know that there is no God in all the world except in Israel. So please accept a gift from your servant.”  16 The prophet answered, “As surely as the Lord lives, whom I serve, I will not accept a thing.” And even though Naaman urged him, he refused. 17 “If you will not,” said Naaman, “please let me, your servant, be given as much earth as a pair of mules can carry, for your servant will never again make burnt offerings and sacrifices to any other god but the Lord. 18 But may the Lord forgive your servant for this one thing: When my master enters the temple of Rimmon to bow down and he is leaning on my arm and I have to bow there also—when I bow down in the temple of Rimmon, may the Lord forgive your servant for this.”  19 “Go in peace,” Elisha said.

The Glory of the Ex-Leper v. 15

The Gift of the Ex-Leper v. 15

The Gratitude of the Ex-Leper v. 17

 

Thesis:  Christians should have gratitude for God’s healing power during these pandemic times.

 

The Glory of the Ex-Leper v. 15  15 Then Naaman and all his attendants went back to the man of God. He stood before him and said, “Now I know that there is no God in all the world except in Israel. So please accept a gift from your servant.”

The Gift of the Ex-Leper v. 15 15 Then Naaman and all his attendants went back to the man of God. He stood before him and said, “Now I know that there is no God in all the world except in Israel. So please accept a gift from your servant.”

The Gratitude of the Ex-Leper v. 17 . 17 “If you will not,” said Naaman, “please let me, your servant, be given as much earth as a pair of mules can carry, for your servant will never again make burnt offerings and sacrifices to any other god but the Lord. 

A Leper’s Lesson for the Pandemic

A Leper’s Lesson for the Pandemic

March 25, 2020

The Leper and the Prophet v. 8-9  

The Leper and the Pool v. 10-12

The Leper and the Power v. 13-14

 

Thesis: Christian should lessen to the voice of God to be healed.

 

2 Kings 5:8-14  8 When Elisha the man of God heard that the king of Israel had torn his robes, he sent him this message: “Why have you torn your robes? Have the man come to me and he will know that there is a prophet in Israel.” So Naaman went with his horses and chariots and stopped at the door of Elisha’s house. 10 Elisha sent a messenger to say to him, “Go, wash yourself seven times in the Jordan, and your flesh will be restored and you will be cleansed.”  11 But Naaman went away angry and said, “I thought that he would surely come out to me and stand and call on the name of the Lord his God, wave his hand over the spot and cure me of my leprosy. 12 Are not Abana and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Couldn’t I wash in them and be cleansed?” So he turned and went off in a rage. 13 Naaman’s servants went to him and said, “My father, if the prophet had told you to do some great thing, would you not have done it? How much more, then, when he tells you, ‘Wash and be cleansed’!” 14 So he went down and dipped himself in the Jordan seven times, as the man of God had told him, and his flesh was restored and became clean like that of a young boy.

 

The Leper and the Prophet v. 8-9   When Elisha the man of God heard that the king of Israel had torn his robes, he sent him this message: “Why have you torn your robes? Have the man come to me and he will know that there is a prophet in Israel.” So Naaman went with his horses and chariots and stopped at the door of Elisha’s house. 

 The Leper and the Pool v. 10-12 10 Elisha sent a messenger to say to him, “Go, wash yourself seven times in the Jordan, and your flesh will be restored and you will be cleansed.”  11 But Naaman went away angry and said, “I thought that he would surely come out to me and stand and call on the name of the Lord his God, wave his hand over the spot and cure me of my leprosy. 12 Are not Abana and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Couldn’t I wash in them and be cleansed?” So he turned and went off in a rage.

The Leper and the Power v. 13-14  13 Naaman’s servants went to him and said, “My father, if the prophet had told you to do some great thing, would you not have done it? How much more, then, when he tells you, ‘Wash and be cleansed’!” 14 So he went down and dipped himself in the Jordan seven times, as the man of God had told him, and his flesh was restored and became clean like that of a young boy.

Servant Girl Magic:  The Answer for a Pandemic

Servant Girl Magic: The Answer for a Pandemic

March 22, 2020

2 Kings 5:2-7 Now bands of raiders from Aram had gone out and had taken captive a young girl from Israel, and she served Naaman’s wife. She said to her mistress, “If only my master would see the prophet who is in Samaria! He would cure him of his leprosy.” Naaman went to his master and told him what the girl from Israel had said. “By all means, go,” the king of Aram replied. “I will send a letter to the king of Israel.” So Naaman left, taking with him ten talents[b] of silver, six thousand shekels[c] of gold and ten sets of clothing. The letter that he took to the king of Israel read: “With this letter I am sending my servant Naaman to you so that you may cure him of his leprosy.”  As soon as the king of Israel read the letter, he tore his robes and said, “Am I God? Can I kill and bring back to life? Why does this fellow send someone to me to be cured of his leprosy? See how he is trying to pick a quarrel with me!”

 

The Obstruction of the Servant Girl v. 2

The Observation of the Servant Girl v. 3

The Obligation of the Servant Girl v. 7

 

Thesis:  Christian should be able to offer the answers for the impossible situations of the world.

 

The Obstruction of the Servant Girl v. 2 Now bands of raiders from Aram had gone out and had taken captive a young girl from Israel, and she served Naaman’s wife. 

The Observation of the Servant Girl v. 3 She said to her mistress, “If only my master would see the prophet who is in Samaria! He would cure him of his leprosy.”

The Obligation of the Servant Girl v. 7  As soon as the king of Israel read the letter, he tore his robes and said, “Am I God? Can I kill and bring back to life? Why does this fellow send someone to me to be cured of his leprosy? See how he is trying to pick a quarrel with me!”

Fear Not: God Is in Control

Fear Not: God Is in Control

March 18, 2020

Isaiah 41:10  (NKJV)  10 Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you,  I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’

 

The Presence of God v. 10 a-b

The Personal (Relationship) of God v. 10 c-d

The Power of God v. 10 e-f

 

Thesis:  Christians should be brave in uncertain times.

 

 The Present of God v. 10 a-b 10 Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you,
I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’

 

The Personal (Relationship) of God v. 10 c-d 10 Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you,
I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’

 

The Power of God v. 10 e-f 10 Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’

What To Do During the Coronapocolypse

What To Do During the Coronapocolypse

March 15, 2020

Malachi 3:6-12

 “I the Lord do not change. So you, the descendants of Jacob, are not destroyed. Ever since the time of your ancestors you have turned away from my decrees and have not kept them. Return to me, and I will return to you,” says the Lord Almighty.  “But you ask, ‘How are we to return?’  “Will a mere mortal rob God? Yet you rob me.  “But you ask, ‘How are we robbing you?’  “In tithes and offerings. You are under a curse—your whole nation—because you are robbing me. 10 Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it. 11 I will prevent pests from devouring your crops, and the vines in your fields will not drop their fruit before it is ripe,” says the Lord Almighty. 12 “Then all the nations will call you blessed, for yours will be a delightful land,” says the Lord Almighty.

 

The Return to God v. 7 

The Revenue of God v. 10

The Rebuke of God v.11

 

Thesis: Christians should return to God by giving God His revenue and be blessed.  

 

The Return to God v. 7  Ever since the time of your ancestors you have turned away from my decrees and have not kept them. Return to me, and I will return to you,” says the Lord Almighty.  “But you ask, ‘How are we to return?’

The Revenue of God v. 10 10 Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it. 

The Rebuke of God v.11 11 I will prevent pests from devouring your crops, and the vines in your fields will not drop their fruit before it is ripe,” says the Lord Almighty. 

Bible Vow Giving Power Play

Bible Vow Giving Power Play

March 11, 2020

2 Corinthians 9:6-11

Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. As it is written: “They have freely scattered their gifts to the poor;  their righteousness endures forever.”[a]  10 Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness. 11 You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God.

The Meditation to Share Financial v. 6 

The Motivation to Share Financial v. 7-8

The Message of Share Financial v.11

Thesis: Christians should take advantage of the lottery of giving. 

The Meditation to Share Financial v. 6  Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. 

The Motivation to Share Financial v. 7-8Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver

The Message of Share Financial v.11 11 You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God.

A Christian Response to the Coronavirus

A Christian Response to the Coronavirus

March 11, 2020

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7 KJ

If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:14  (KJV)

 

 

 

Love Me or Lose Me 30 Day Relationship Challenge Love Me or Lose Me

Love Me or Lose Me 30 Day Relationship Challenge Love Me or Lose Me

March 9, 2020

Love Me or Lose Me 30 Day Relationship Challenge  (Ends March 20, 2020)

Is the person you are marriage, relationship, situationship, kickinit, or hangin Out with:

  1. Patient
  2. Kind
  3. Protecting
  4. Trusting
  5. Hopeful
  6. Preserving
  7. Truthful

Is the person you are marriage, relationship, situationship, kickinit, or hangin Out with:

  1. Envious
  2. Prideful
  3. Dishonoring
  4. Self-Seeking
  5. Easily Angered
  6. Keeps Record of Wrong
  7. Evil

If after 30 days, you see in your relationship the top positive characteristics and your relationship is void of all of the negative characteristics be open to the relationship continue to a commitment.  If the relationship does not pass the test end it after these 30 days. 

 

If Your Are Married this is the:  Love Me or Love Me Relationship Challenge    

 

If you are married work on adding the positive characteristics and subtracting the negative characteristics.  This way you can make your marriage work!