Istrouma Baptist Church Podcast
Work as Worship:  Week 3, April 26, 2015

Work is Worship

“A Big Message from a Little Messenger”

Proverbs 6:6-11



1.     Illustration of work

Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise” (Proverbs 6:6).

a.     Consider the ant

b.     Copy the ant

2.     Initiative to work

Without having any chief, officer, or ruler,she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest” (Proverbs 6:7-8).


a.     No leader

b.     No laziness

3.     Incentive for work

How long will you lie there, O sluggard?  When will you arise from your sleep? 10 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, 11 and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man” (Proverbs 6:9-11).


a.     Avoid poverty

b.     Assure plenty

Direct download: IBC_20150427.mp3
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Work as Worship: Week 1, 2nd Hour, April 12, 2015

New Orleans Saints Tight End, Benjamin S. Watson, joins Senior Pastor Jeff Ginn to give his testimony and share how he shares the Gospel in his daily walk.

Direct download: IBC_20150412_2nd_hour.mp3
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Work as Worship: Week 1, April 12, 2015

Work as Worship

“Image Is Everything”

Genesis 2:1-3 and 15


Key Verses: Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. 2 And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done. 3 So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all his work that he had done in creation. . . .  The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it (Gen. 2:1-3 and 15).


1.     God created work

a.     He models work

b.     He mandates work

2.     God completes work

a.     We have his example

b.     We have his encouragement

3.     God celebrates work

a.     He reviews work

b.     He rewards work

Direct download: IBC_20150412.mp3
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Conversations: Week 8, April 5, 2015


#JesusSpeaks to Shattered Dreams

Matthew 28:1-10



1.     Come and see

Come and see the place where he lay (Matthew 28:6b).

a.     Evidence #1: Empty tomb

b.     Evidence #2: Eyewitness accounts

c.     Evidence #3: Transformed lives

2.     Fall and worship

Suddenly Jesus met them. “Greetings,” he said. They came to him, clasped his feet and worshiped him (Matthew 28:9).


a.     We give our worship

b.     He gets our worship

3.     Go and tell

Then Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid. Go and tell . . .” (Matthew 28:10a)

a.     Worship leads to witness

b.     Witness leads to worship

Direct download: IBC_20150305.mp3
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