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Pastor Star R. Scott

Absolute Obedience

  • Date: October 9, 2015
  • Verse: “And Samuel said, Hath the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord ? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.” (1 Samuel 15:22)
  • Summary:

    We've got a lesson to learn in our midst. We have watched the hand of God dealing with lives over this last number of years - - in my life, personally, us as a fellowship, and many of the trials that you've been through. Some have lost family members, some are battling with diseases and pains, and the economy. We've spent time in the Word of God where we've studied and it said, "We have only one recourse in the midst of all of these trials, to just stand and say, 'The Lord gives and the Lord takes away, blessed be the name of the LORD'" (Job 1:21).

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Love Fervently With a Pure Heart

  • Date: March 21, 2018
  • Verse: “Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently…” (1 Peter 1:22)
  • Summary:

    If you find yourself just going through the motions, then spend some time with Father and fall on your face. Let Him break your heart and realize you're not the priority in this place; the glory of God is! Begin to humble yourself and admit the hypocrisy. Ask Father to make you a servant of all, so men would see our good works and glorify our Father which is in heaven. Go to 1 Peter 1:22.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Love is Without Hypocrisy

  • Date: March 19, 2018
  • Verse: “Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.” (Romans 12:9)
  • Summary:

    We are admonished to love one another. This is something we need to take to heart. Look over at Romans, Chapter 12, verse 9 for a moment. "Let your love be without dissimulation..." That's "without hypocrisy." Many of us try to have that feigned love. We know what the commandments are, and we try to walk through the actions of it.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Those Dead to Self Can Truly Love

  • Date: March 15, 2018
  • Verse: “…Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.” (
  • Summary:

    John, Chapter 15, verse 12 speaks to us very clearly. "This is my commandment…" We realize that this is not a suggestion. This is not something that would just benefit us if we took it to heart. "This is my commandment, That ye love one another…" To love requires the greatest degree of faith, and faith works by love. We see that without love it's impossible to please God. As He gives us this commandment and admonishes us to love as we've been loved, we begin to understand so many of His other admonitions.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Committed to the Glory of God

  • Date: March 13, 2018
  • Verse: “This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.” (John 15:12)
  • Summary:

    John's Gospel shows us the overwhelming love of God for us. Turn to John, Chapter 15, verse 12. "This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you." We have talked about the definition of love. There are many sects that demonstrate a great love, one for another. The Mormons are a phenomenal group in the way that they unify themselves and in the way that they care for the community. It's far more than a lot of professed Christians, and it's a very impressive thing.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Love Never Fails

  • Date: March 9, 2018
  • Verse: “This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.” (John 15:12)
  • Summary:

    "That they all may be one; as Thou, Father, art in Me, [John 17:21] and I in Thee, that they also may be one in Us: that the world may believe that Thou hast sent Me." So, as we look at this call to unity, as we look at this call to be longsuffering with one another, as we look at this call to exhibit the love of God, we begin to fulfill the commandment that Jesus gave us in John 15, verse 12, "This is My commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

In One Accord

  • Date: March 7, 2018
  • Verse: “That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.” (John 17:21)
  • Summary:

    Just as the Scripture prophesies and talks about marriage and these two become one flesh, I want you to understand something: There is a spiritual marriage-Jesus is the Groom and we are the bride. When the world looks and says, "They all have a common faith, but it's not a dogma. They are all specifically indwelt by the Spirit of God, and claim Jesus not only to be their Lord, not only to be their God, but as their Husband!" Jesus then says, "I want you to know this: Father loves you just as much as He loves Me." That blows our minds.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Love is Seen in Unity

  • Date: March 5, 2018
  • Verse: “That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.” (John 17:21)
  • Summary:

    He says, "And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the [Word, through] truth" (John 17:19). There is a good word for those of us who are heads of homes. Men, you know those of you who sometimes get a little haughty in your role, proclaiming, "I'm the head of the house. I'm the priest of the home." Then let's follow the example of the Head of the church and sanctify ourselves.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Jesus is Praying for You

  • Date: March 2, 2018
  • Verse: “And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.” (Luke 22:31-32)
  • Summary:

    He says in John 17, Verse 9, "I pray not for the world, but for them which Thou hast given Me; for they are Thine." I like that passage. I pray for the ones You have given Me. They belong to You, Father, and I am interceding that they would not be plucked from Our hands. "And all Mine are Thine, and Thine are Mine; and I am glorified in them. And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to Thee. Holy Father, keep through Thine own name those whom Thou hast given Me, that they may be one, as We are.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Whosoever May Come

  • Date: February 28, 2018
  • Verse: “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” (John 3:16)
  • Summary:

    In John 17 there are some great passages. As we have shared many times with you, and you very well know, this is the Lord's Prayer. What we call the "Lord's Prayer" is actually the model prayer for the Church (Matthew 6:9). Here in John 17 the Lord is praying for the church. Aren't you glad that the Scriptures say He ever lives to make intercession for us? Right this moment, the Lord Jesus is praying for you. Do you know what His prayer is? He is praying that you will finish this course. Thank God for that.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

We Are Known by Our Love for One Another

  • Date: February 26, 2018
  • Verse: “By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.” (John 13:35)
  • Summary:

    We want to take a few services to talk about the love of God and the unity He has called us to. We know the tactics of Satan have not changed, "And if a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand" (Mark 3:25). "For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work" (James 3:16).

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Faith Forebears

  • Date: February 23, 2018
  • Verse: “I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” (Ephesians 4:1-3)
  • Summary:

    We'll end with this study on faith that prevails with this. Turn to Ephesians with me for a moment. In Ephesians, Chapter 4, and Colossians 3, since you're real close there. These will be our last two verses. You said, "I thought you said Ephesians was the last verse." Be patient. Ephesians, Chapter 4, verse 1, "I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, [We'll develop this more in the next session.] With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering…." There are those virtues again.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Faith Ministers in Patience

  • Date: February 21, 2018
  • Verse: "But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses..." (2 Corinthians 6:4)
  • Summary:

    Paul says, "…strength is made perfect in weakness" (2 Corinthians 12:9). He goes on in verse 12 and makes a very interesting comment. He says, "Truly the signs of an apostle were wrought among you [how?] in all patience, in signs, and wonders, and mighty deeds."

    I want to stop at this verse for just a moment. It's amazing to me how many people can talk about signs and wonders and mighty deeds and skip over the first thing that he says about these men of God.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Faith Loves Unconditionally

  • Date: February 19, 2018
  • Verse: “And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.” (2 Corinthians 12:9-10)
  • Summary:

    Be careful that you don't create images of people in your minds and make them greater than those that God has revealed to us. All I'm saying is that there are a lot of people out there promoting themselves and they're not real quick to be as transparent as God is with His messengers, a God who shows us the failures of an Abraham in taking a Hagar, a God who shows us the failures of David and calls him a man after His own heart. I want to tell you something.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

The Faithful are Known in the Heavenlies

  • Date: February 16, 2018
  • Verse: “And the evil spirit answered and said, Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are ye?” (Acts 19:15)
  • Summary:

    We're to press on with all of our heart as Paul, in Philippians 3:14, pressed on "…toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus." But listen to what he says in 2 Corinthians. In 2 Corinthians 12, Paul makes a very interesting statement to us. He's been through this trial that we've talked about, the trial of the thorn in the flesh in verse 9 and Paul is learning this lesson. I shouldn't say he's learning it. He knew the doctrine. He's proclaimed it and he experienced it.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Faith Fights the Good Fight

  • Date: February 14, 2018
  • Verse: “But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.” (1 Timothy 6:11-12)
  • Summary:

    Let's look at First Timothy for just a moment. First Timothy, Chapter 6, verse 11 says, "But thou, O man of God…" I like the way that phrase starts, don't you? If you want to be a man or a woman of God, he said one of the ways to be a man or woman of God is to flee the love of money, which is the root of all evil. To bring your life into discipline where there's not covetousness for the things "…of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lust of other things…" the Scripture says in Mark 4:19.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Faith Does Not Quit

  • Date: February 5, 2018
  • Verse: “And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.” (Exodus 4:13)
  • Summary:

    Faith is the substance of things hoped for. It is the evidence, the title deed, the proof, of what you haven't seen yet. "What are you saying, Pastor?" Don't quit! Don't quit believing! Don't, don't, bail out on God, because faithful is He Who promised, Who will do it. Faith just doesn't turn loose. Faith just doesn't quit.

    Moses wandered in the wilderness for forty years. How many of you feel like you've been out there thirty nine years now? "I thought God had great things for me." "I thought He was going to give me this.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Faith Looks to Encounter God

  • Date: January 31, 2018
  • Verse: “I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear: but now mine eye seeth thee.” (Job 42:5)
  • Summary:

    I've been studying Moses and haven't been able to get to teaching on Moses, so I'm going to take a quick run to Moses and see whether it sticks or not. But we know in the story of Moses and in the life of Moses how the Scripture says that he refused to be called the son of Pharoah's daughter. He had a knowledge of who he was. He didn't know all about this Hebrew stuff. The word "Hebrew" means what? Does anybody remember? It means alien. You know, not E.T. but an alien. They had nothing on this earth that was eternal. They were sojourners.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Faith Prays More Earnestly

  • Date: January 29, 2018
  • Verse: “Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.” (Ephesians 6:13)
  • Summary:

    We see in Hebrews 11 that without faith it is impossible to please God. I want to talk about another aspect of how our faith needs to express itself. We've already seen faith expressing itself through signs and wonders and power, divine healing, and we looked at the miraculous aspect of faith. If we have faith as a mustard seed, we can say to that mountain, "Be removed." But so often that mountain is something other than what we think it is. For many of us, that mountain is a chronic illness. The Bible called it, in Paul's life, a thorn in the flesh.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Faith Stands

  • Date: January 26, 2018
  • Verse: “I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?” (Luke 18:8)
  • Summary:

    I don't understand why everybody's up in arms about the homosexual issue. The Bible speaks clearly to it, doesn't it? And we as Christians should be able to give a concise answer. This interviewer asked a nationally known individual who represents the gospel of Jesus Christ, "Do you believe homosexuality is sin?" And the guy was like dancing all over the place. This is a guy that stands firm for the gospel, born again relationship, and couldn't look this guy in the eye and say, "Yes, it's sin.

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Pastor Star R. Scott

Faith Trusts God

  • Date: January 24, 2018
  • Verse: “That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.” (
  • Summary:

    We the need to develop in our lives faith and patience. Be followers of those who through faith and patience have inherited the promises of God (Hebrews 6:12). The Scripture says, "You have need of patience" (Hebrews 10:36). And we've all agreed with that. We all have said, "Yeah, I do." Anybody that thinks they don't, I'll introduce you to a few people after the service, and you will see your need for patience.

    We need to learn how to be longsuffering in one another's lives.

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