GOSPEL OUTREACH CHURCH

Fat Bones! 4/23/17
Fat Bones! 4/23/17




I have a dear friend who loves to write and often he posts on FB with the Pre-tab, "My friends say I cannot write a SHORT story, but here it is........."

Well I begin today's message with a short story from yesterday.

When I visit my son in prison, I always carry extra quarters in the hope and PRAYER that someone might need a loving assistance.

The prisoner may be guilty of the crime but the family is also a victim.

Many loved ones are financially poor and often drive great distances to see their loved one, often again with hungry children in tow.

As I visit with Joshua, I look around at the other inmates and their loved ones, especially checking out their clear sacks of coins.

Yesterday, I especially noted a man on DEATH ROW I had never seen before and the empty bag of his visitor.

As I chatted and fed Joshua, I asked him repeatably if that man needed any money.

For whatever reason Joshua insisted he did not?

After Joshua and I closing PRAYER, I insisted he ask the man if he needed anything.

He humbly asked if we would purchase him a hamburger from the vending machine and I GLADLY emptied my bag of quarters into his visitor's hands.

How TRUE the Words of Paul:

Acts 20:35 (KJV)
35  I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

I turned to leave after telling the man and his visitor that "the money was a gift of love from the Lord Jesus Christ!"

Suddenly Joshua rapped on the glass and motioned for me to pick up the phone.

When I did, Joshua informed me that TODAY was that man's Birthday!!!

I left the prison with tears in my eyes and "WALKING, AND LEAPING, AND PRAISING GOD!!!!!"

Acts 3:8 (KJV)
8  And he leaping up stood, and walked, and entered with them into the temple, walking, and leaping, and praising God.

NOW for today's sermon!!!


                                            FAT BONES! 



1 John 4:18 (KJV)
18  There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.  

I LOVE a good testimony!!!!

I LOVE to hear the shouts and cries of men and women who have received help and deliverance of and from God!!

The devil only exists to torment and frustrate God's servants-especially those men and women on the front lines of spiritual warfare.

It is a TRUE axiom:

" that the more WE attempt to do in and for the Lord Jesus Christ, the more the enemy attacks us!!!"

1 Peter 4:12 (KJV)
12  Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:

If you are NOT being attacked, perhaps your "powder is wet!!!"

One of satan's most effective weapons is FEAR!!!

FEAR of failure and even FEAR of success!!!

satan is a master of "turning a mole hill into a mountain!"

In EVERYTHING we do and/or attempt to do, there is ALWAYS an "IF."

Job lamented:

Job 3:25 (KJV)
25  For the thing which I greatly feared is come upon me, and that which I was afraid of is come unto me.  

A fellow laborer who was and continues to be under spiritual attack for the Lord wrote me last night with this report from a medical professional:

" FEAR CAN BECOME A REALITY!"

I will ALWAYS remember the wise rebuke of another spiritual warrior.

He was facing a surgery that I have encountered many other people had undergone and as I began to tell him the "IF and what if" that COULD happen, he DEMANDED I cease talking!!

This usually mild mannered man became angry and bluntly INFORMED me that "it WOULD NOT HAPPEN TO HIM!!!!

Does not OUR Bible inform us:

Psalm 91:7 (KJV)
7  A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.

" A GOOD report maketh the bones fat!!" 

Proverbs 15:30 (KJV)
30  The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: and a good report maketh the bones fat.

TODAY, who's report will you believe!!??

Do YOU desire "fat bones" or skinny bones????

" PERFECT LOVE CASTEST OUT FEAR!"

1 John 4:18 (KJV)
18  There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

GOD BLESS YOU!!

PASTOR DOUG

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