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Syndication

La  Carrera de La  Fe

2 Timoteo 4:6-8

Hebreos 12:1-2

 

  1. UNA CARRERA PUBLICA

 

  1. UNA CARRERA PERSONAL

 

  • UNA CARRERA PURA

 

  1. UNA CARRERA PESADA

 

  1. UNA CARRERA ENFOCADA

 

Direct download: IBC_20180225_Espanol.mp3
Category:La última palabra -- posted at: 4:34pm EDT

I’ve always been fascinated by people’s last words.  I heard last week about a Union General during the Civil War.  His name was John Sedgwick.  He was a respected and high-ranking general.  In 1864 he led his troops to Spotsylvania, Virginia for one of the last battles of the war. 

 

Confederate sharpshooters had been peppering the area all morning on May 9, wounding, among others, General William Morris. Staff officers cautioned Sedgwick not to approach the road, but he disregarded their warnings in his desire to encourage his men to face the enemy.  When his men warned him to take cover, Sedgwick responded by joking, "They couldn’t hit an elephant at that distance." Just then, a sharpshooter’s bullet crashed into his skull, right below his left eye, killing him instantly. 

 

He was the highest ranking Union officer to be killed during the war.

 

It’s dangerous to underestimate your enemy.  Don’t do it. 

 

Jesus did not do that.  He understood full well the spiritual battle in which we are engaged.  Because of it he turned to a vital piece of our spiritual arsenal—prayer.   We have a record of his prayer offered the night of his greatest battle—just as he faced arrest, trial, and execution.  This prayer opens our eyes as nothing else to the deepest longings of Jesus’ heart.  It teaches us what He values and how we, too, can overcome the world.

 

 

The Final Word

“The Real ‘Lord’s Prayer’”

John 17:1-26

 

  1. Timing of Jesus’ prayer
    1. Reinforces a pattern
    2. Releases a power
  2. Targets of Jesus’ prayer
    1. I pray for me
    2. I pray for mine
    3. I pray for missions
  3. Triumph of Jesus’ prayer
Direct download: IBC_20180304.mp3
Category:The Final Word -- posted at: 3:36pm EDT

La verdadera Oración de Jesús

Juan 17:1-26

 

  1. Sincronicémonos con la oración de Jesús
  2. Refuerza un modelo
  3. Libera un poder
  4. Los objetivos de la oración de Jesús
  5. Ruego por mí

.           b. Ruego por los míos

  1. Ruego por los demás
  2. El Triunfo de la oración de Jesús
Direct download: IBC_20180304_Espanol.mp3
Category:La última palabra -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Ventaja de los Discípulos

Juan 16:6-14a

  1. La preocupación de los discípulos (16:6)
  2. Jesús es honesto con ellos (16:1-3)

.           b. Jesús confía en ellos (16:1-3)

  1. La ventaja de los discípulos (16:7)
  2. Jesús se va (16:7)
  3. Jesús les deja algo (16:7)
  4. El defensor de los discípulos (16:7)
  5. El Espíritu Santo nos convence (16:8-11)
  6. El Espíritu Santo nos aconseja (16:12-14a)
Direct download: IBC_20180218_Espanol.mp3
Category:La última palabra -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

I Have Called You Friends

John 15:9-17

 

No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing, but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you. -John 15:15

 

 

Friendship starts with God

As the father has loved…John 15-9

 

We need friends because we are created in God’s image

Then the Lord God said, “it is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.”….Genesis 2:18

 

A friend lets you in

No longer do I call you servants….but I have called you friends.  John 15:15

 

Friendship involves sacrifice

Greater love has no one that someone lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13

 

The most important question: “Are you a friend of God?”

Direct download: IBC_20180211.mp3
Category:The Final Word -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

La Ultima Palabra

Guillermo Mangieri

Amigos y Enemigos

Juan 15.12-27

 

  1. Amigos de Jesús (12-16)
    1. Se aman unos a otros
    2. Le obedecen
    3. Ellos Conocen la verdad
    4. Son escogidos por El
  2. Enemigos del mundo (17-25)
    1. Rechazan a quienes no son como ellos
    2. Odian a los creyentes porque odian a Jesús
    3. Odian a los creyentes porque no conocen a Dios
  3. Amigo Poderoso (26-27)
    1. Testimonio que viene del Padre
    2. Testimonio que es acerca del hijo
    3. Testimonio por medio del creyente
Direct download: IBC_20180211_Espanol.mp3
Category:La última palabra -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Costco has a great “returns” policy.  It is very generous.  You can return virtually anything, for any reason, and get a refund.  This was put to the test earlier this year.

 

On January 4, 2018 a woman in Santa Clarita, CA trudged into the local Costco lugging a large, dead, “real” Christmas tree.  She made her way through the returns line until she stood before the customer service representative.  “I’d like to return this tree.”  When asked why, she responded.  “Because it’s dead.” 

 

The other customers waiting in line were blown away.  One of them, Scott Bentley, took a photo of the lady and her disheveled tree.  “I can’t make this stuff up,” he posted on Facebook below the photo. 

 

Time magazine carried the story.  In the article it says: “. . . most people tend to accept that trees — once cut down for decorative holiday purposes — have a finite life span. . . .  But others seem less willing to accept this unfortunate fact of life.”

 

It is a fact of life.  Roots and fruits are inseparable.  Roots and life and flourishing are all inextricably linked.  Today Jesus will make this clear to us in John 15:1-11.

 

The Final Word

“Roots and Fruits”

John 15:1-11

 

  1. Our relationship with Jesus
    1. The fruitless are cuts off
    2. The fruitful are cultivated
  2. Our responsibility to Jesus
    1. Remain in him
    2. Rely on him
  3. Our results through Jesus
    1. Glory to God
    2. Gladness from God
Direct download: IBC_20180204.mp3
Category:The Final Word -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

La palabra final

 “Ramas y Frutos”

Juan 15: 1-11

 

  1. Nuestra relación con Jesús
  2. Los que no lleva frutos, son cortados.
  3. Los que lleva frutos, son cuidados.
  4. Nuestra responsabilidad con Jesús
  5. Permanecer en él
  6. Confiar en él
  7. Nuestros resultados a través de Jesús
  8. Glorifica a Dios
  9. Gozo de Dios.

 

Direct download: IBC_20180204_Espanol.mp3
Category:La última palabra -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

If we are honest, there are moments in life when our hearts are troubled.  We get agitated; anxiety and worry overtake us. 

 

Last week we actually talked about some of the common causes for worry.  These include: health problems, marriage dynamics, parenting, money, and growing old.  We saw that a lot of us are squandering huge hunks of our lives worrying needlessly. 

 

Last Sunday I began a message entitled “Truths for Troubled Hearts” from John 14:1-6.  We focused on three truths:

 

  1. The promise of a peace
  2. The promise of a place
  3. The promise of a path that leads to that place!

 

Our focal passage today will be John 14:12-16.  This morning’s message will be part 2 of “Truths for Troubled Hearts.”  In it Jesus has three more encouraging promises for us to claim—the promise of power, the promise of prayer, and the promise of His presence!  Let’s explore and embrace these “truths for troubled hearts.”

 

The Final Word

“Truths for Troubled Hearts”

Part 2

John 14:12-16

 

  1. The promise of power
    1. The extravagance of this power
    2. The explanation for this power
  2. The promise of prayer
    1. The parameter of prayer
    2. The purpose of prayer
  3. The promise of presence
    1. A personal gift
    2. A permanent gift

 

Direct download: IBC_20180128.mp3
Category:The Final Word -- posted at: 6:01pm EDT

Un Dios de Amor, Tiene Hijos que Aman

Text: 1 Juan 4:7-11

Domingo 28 de Enero

 Dr. Edgar R. Aponte

 

  1. Introducción
    1. Referencia sobre 1 Cor 13
      1. ¿Qué nos dice acerca del amor?
    2. ¿Pero qué pasa si no somos así…cómo podemos convertirnos en personas de amor?
    3. 1 Juan 4: 7-11
  2. Lectura del Texto
    1. Contexto del pasaje bíblico
  3. Principal Mensaje
    1. Un Dios de Amor, Tiene Hijos que Aman.
      1. Dios es Amor (v.7-8)
        1. La Naturaleza de Dios
        2. El Nuevo Nacimiento
          1. Unión con Dios
        3. El Amor de Dios se revela en su Hijo (v. 9-11)
          1. La manifestación del amor de Dios
          2. El propósito de esa manifestación
        4. Ilustraciones
          1. El Caso de la Familia en Chicago (Primera Ilustración)
            1. La señal de la esa congregación local
            2. El Amor distingue el verdadero cristianismo del falso cristianismo
          2. El Gimnasio y el Cristiano (Segunda ilustración)
        5. Amor y Perdón
        6. Implicaciones
          1. Esté presente
          2. Ore
          3. Amor: Evangelismo y las Misiones
            1. La necesidad de ser salvo
            2. Amando a Dios

Amando las naciones             

Direct download: IBC_20180128_Espanol.mp3
Category:La última palabra -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT