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Encouraging Word / Don Wilton
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June 14, 2022 8:00 am

R991B Has The Time Come, Pt.2

Encouraging Word / Don Wilton

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June 14, 2022 8:00 am

The Daily Encouraging Word with Dr. Don Wilton

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God has an encouraging word for you would be today. The Bible-based teaching of Dr. Don Wilton chapter 4 today. Dr. Wilson continues in the study of second Timothy about this unique question has the time come.

Dr. Wilson will fill in the gaps on that in just a moment he wants us to let you know where here to pray with you and for you during the broadcast connect with you on our website. T. W that's TEW would love to meet you on the phone as well.

Anytime 24 hours a day. This number 866899 word will connect with someone happy to talk listener pray or connect with wonderful resources that will help you grow in your faith, 866899673 now today's great teaching from second Timothy chapter 4 Dr. Don Wilton how we conduct ourselves in the house of God. We read carefully about where we go. How we act and where we where we interact in society because of the Lord's prayer money that Paul takes it even further. He says not only be aware of the Lord's presence, but be aware of the Lord's judgment and he puts that for us in context) verse one look at it. He says he will judge both the living and the dead. What we do. Most of all, and correctly so is most of us believe that we put our faith and trust in Jesus Christ, so that one day when we die. When Jesus comes again that we going to be transported by the angels into the presence of the King of Kings and Lord of lords, and that is so true.

But folks pull hearsay is that God is not only the judge of the day is the judge of the living. You know that he watched what you put in the offering plate this morning.

He knows he's judging you took God today judge you for that.

I know that that's tough talk, let me ask you this. What did you do yesterday where were you what did you put in your body, what did you look at when you be.

I'm not asking you to got water cricket match with me.

This is this is a deep theological question. He says always be away because the overriding principle I'm standing here is your pasta today and I'm saying now Lord, what we expect of me as a pasta is the shepherd of the flock. What you expect to me what you telling me God just simply sign the watch out I'm watching. Always be aware of the gods in the house of these present. Always be aware of the Lord's judgment. He's the judge of the living and the dead.

But just how did you talk to your wife this weekend.

Anyone here use a four letter word anyone had indicted you type in my anyone use God's name in vain. Anyone tell God how hot it was a Christmas he's the judge of the living and the dead folks our Lord is not a fair way, the God doesn't just come out when the sun shines always be away, watch out.

I cannot just be very honest with you. There's a part of that. That puts the fear of the Lord into me.

You know you my smile at this but had my family over Christmas we wanted to go see a movie and my dad said all I want to go and I turned my dad and brothers did and said no you're not dead Civil War, we sin because you really movies don't don't ever take my dad to movie.

He'll ruin it for you.

He will not put up with junk. I said you not going with us. Now you are asking more.

How come you went when I was a PG movie actually turned out to be a very good movie to know something. Folks, this just something about that and I was my dad always used to cite son, would you take Jesus with you, he would ruin. One evening after another for me when I was a teenager at swat. To this day, no movies with dad.

Always be aware of the Lord's presence and of the Lord's judgment but notice there in verse one is 1/3 thing.

Always be aware of the Lord's coming. He says who will be a. Coming again united first Thessalonians 4, Paul talks about the fact that the rapture of the church is going to take place. It's a dramatic passage dead in Christ will rise and those of us who are alive and remain will be caught up together with them to meet the Lord in the air. And so shall we ever be with the Lord only list that has the time come what must we do. Only God knows when he's coming. By the way the world is being in conflict before folks they mean economic problems and I will before and sometimes a lot worse than what we've been through gone off some of our senior adults. What was like to live in the 20s and 30s in the 40s during wartime gunnels that tell you today is a walk in the park compared to that step in before. Only God knows when Jesus going to come but the Bible says we must encourage one another, but one thing I want to do is I want to always know that God is watching. That's the first number two always preach God's word. That's what the Lord is telling me this new year what he says in verse two he says preach the word. Always preach God's word.

You know some people might say will pasta you being here for just on 16 years now, and we appreciate the fact that you preach from the word of God. You know that I just inherited that for 25 years Dr. Alister Walker preach the word of God. Prior to that Dr. John slaughter and you can go on the way back.

I'm grateful folks I'm here today.

That's why love to preach the word of God preach the word that's the question why does he say preach the word be ready in season and out of season at all times. It doesn't matter whether stocks or stocks are down preach the word and that great stocks are up stocks down preach the word with you turning left preach the word be ready instance, season and out of season with you got a job with you not preach the word why well just to give you a couple of reasons why he says someone because it lets God speak folks you don't need to hear from me. We need to hear from God and God speaks through his Word. The Bible says my Word will not return void. Lets God speak number two if the Mons discipline study you preach God's word in the Mons discipline study folks watching everybody watch me to stand in the scope it every week, week by week, week by week jointly hard work. I'm not saying will get up and shed a tear to study God's word involves discipline study if you're a Sunday school teacher.

You are teaching God's word. It involves discipline, study to come to grips doing Bible studies out ladies Bible studies coming right across.

We put some in our discipleship.

Leaders who are teaching our young people, the word of God, discipline, study that's an amazing thing when you study God's word. God will bless your heart. He does it every time, but there's 1/3 reason because it covers every issue when you preach God's word covers every issue. That is why for 90% of the time is your pasta. I preach systematically through the word of God's goodness. One of these days we need to go back go and remind ourselves all the books and sections we've gone through arming verse bond member preaching through Hebrews trust 75 weeks or something. I remember preaching through the book of Revelation. Best two years to get through the book of Revelation about 1214 years ago Gospel of John Nehemiah you know when you preach God's word. It covers every issue.

Do you know that in all my years here in Spartanburg.

I have never had one person come and say to me you picking on me when you preach God's word. You never pick on anybody. God does the picking by men you have to pick the subject I don't wake up in the morning and say well it's enough. What can I preach on the day just preach the word of God, God will pick the subject because it's God's word re-re-saying that is important to you and me is covered by boards would often say to people brother Greg. It's a wonderful thing you know this is true. I've often said to people you can be preaching on oranges and apples will get placed when it comes to God's word because that's what the Spirit of God does some of you look at me and say to me pasta you know I didn't. God does some of you are going to look at me and say to me pasta stop if you say I'm going to be mortified. That's God speaking to heart's word of God dresses every issue number four because it carries ultimate authority no higher authority than God. God's word doesn't even need a deacons meeting doesn't need a piping doesn't need the pasta to make a pronouncement does need a convocation doesn't need a meeting of the Southern Baptist convention in Indianapolis folks.

I think it's pitiful. The number of churches that hold meetings for everything that opens and shots you never build a church if you listening today and you're in a church you every time you turn around and go to have a church meeting on I'll tell you the reason why you're not going.

You have no confidence in God's word. God is not a fair weather friend is is a lamp unto my feet and a light under my phone number five because it's absolute truth. It's one about five values beyond dispute number six because it's passionately redemptive.

Another one of our great veggies in our church told about the Lord Jesus see him so grateful today to tell you about the Lord Jesus, you know, folks. You cannot preach God's word without talking about the Lord Jesus.

Everything in this word points to the Lord Jesus the son of the living God who came was born in Bethlehem's major lived on this earth ministered to us went to a cross and died gave his life for us on the third day, by the power of God was raised from the dead met with over 500 people then went to the Mount of olives in the same was exalted at the right hand of the father now making intercession for you and for me. See, when Paul here looked he said listen, you want to know whether the times come.

Here's what you need to always know that God is present.

Please forgive the interruption will be back in just a moment with more of this great insight from Dr. Don Wilton that phrase he finished with always know that God is present makes me think of the many times doctoral to misquoted Deuteronomy 31. Eight the Lord himself goes before you and will be with you.

He will never leave you or forsake you not be afraid to not be discouraged if you find yourself discouraging. This particular moment, know that we here to encourage. That's who we are The Encouraging Word with Dr. Don Wilton and on our website TE W find a number of resources and a place to connect phone numbers. 866-899-WORD could be someone praying along with right now is just what you want to do 866899673.

We are here to courage and pray for now let's dive back into today's message has the time come to me question and now more answers from Dr. Don Wilton. More importantly for answers from God's word itself. Encouraging Word number two always preach God's word. Well, there's 1/3 thing.

I love this is the third thing he says always beware of sinful people he doesn't say. Be aware of sinful people what he's telling us here in verse three and following is beware when you go walking around the neighborhood and somebody's got a big sign up that says beware of the dog. You know you gotta be careful because there's a dog in there that'll want to take a good bite out of this is this is a sign posted God gives to the church. He says always what ever you knew no matter how God is blessing beware of sinful people and he defines he says here in verse three says the time, when people watch what he says this is interesting.

Number one he says when people they will no longer endure sound doctrine. Take a look at that word with me. It's not the inverse. He says for the time will come when people will not put up with can write if you taking notes today. You can write the word not tolerate people will no longer tolerate sound doctrine and what sound doctrine.

Sound doctrine is what you listening to this morning preaching in the teaching of the word of God. Folks if you don't know this. This is one commitment we've made through the Encouraging Word board cost ministry. There is only one thing we're interested in and that is God's word, sound doctrine, teaching and preaching the word of God.

We don't cheapen it we not going to get down and desecrated folks today. There is there is a massive effort to not tolerate sound doctrine. You see, he elaborates.

He says not only will they not endure sound doctrine, but they were the mom teaches teachers are people who are given the responsibility by God to parse on information that would result in the growth of the person to whom the information is given, and in the spiritual context it carries tremendous significance.

It's like being a parent you got children and that wonderful responsibility you got to bring up your children to teach them to watch them to guide them to hold their hand yes and even to discipline. That's what parents do anything this year they will do. Mom teaches number one suit their own desires that will suit their own desires more and more people in America today. Sign listen man.

If this doesn't suit me. I'm going somewhere else on the challenge you today.

If you're thinking of walking out of God's church and follow off the something that's going to suit your own design. I challenge you from God's word.

God said watch out the rapid folks. There's a mad scramble in America there are churches popping up all over the place. Based on coffee and biscuits. It's go to church and have a good time. Tell me deep stop that church and be comfortable to threaten me with the gospel. I remember 15 years ago man in the street 15 years ago, a man in this church coming to me and saying to me. I'm leaving and I said to him why he said because when I come to church on Sunday morning. It's the only hour I have to relaxing my schedule and I don't need you or anybody else telling me what to do and when to come and he said that thing about inviting people and telling them I have to get up. I don't want any of that and he walked out the time, are you that person. Are you ready for this church.

Are you ready to see God do great and wonderful things like demonic teachers who will suit their own desires who tickle there is at the great man. You should've seen me with my grandson this week you not. I love to do. I like to get that little chap and I mean he's just cutting. I think yeah what can I say you not and you getting these neck like this and you got a little and he did and the other in any got and then you get up. He needs it here and you watch that smile come across a five-month-old face you want to eat it up just goblet product. It's amazing he still alive considering members. The boy is still alive, but you know the news is you tickle folks babies, babies why he says the time, when people will demonic teachers who tickle there is a number three who will teach myths and by the way, that would in verse four literally means fame or fiction. In other words, not reality. There is a reality TV frenzy in America. Have you noticed that school reality TV.

You have a bunch of people surviving on an island or you have been running around the world and you see them go to all different parts of wonderful to see where they go or you have American Idol in my old contest and then you have a winner. Nothing wrong with all of these things but you know millions of Americans watch and love it. You know, reality TV has become so important for me to tell you why folks because for that one hour, whoever's watching escapes reality.

That's why reality TV is the greatest irony for one hour or two hours you escape reality.

You live in someone else's body that according to the laws of the means and the persons you and I will never a small fraction of people will ever get to do proportionately to an amazing thing is amazing thing, but there's one more not close with us quickly. You know what are we supposed to do has the time, what about this new year always know that God is watching boys preach God's word always beware of sinful people number four always encourage the faithful. I love the boy churches food with faithful people. I love you so much today. Look what he says in verse five he sees but you my brother and I were talking the other day. We both served in the Army in and we would just reminding ourselves how that you know that All-Star Sgt. would come out on the parade ground talk to everybody and then those horrible moments when he suddenly spun around, he said, but you come here. Somebody said when everybody else has an economic hard time.

It's a recession when it happens to you. It's a depression that's true. What care he's talking about encouragement.

He's label this down and he suddenly comes down and he says listen always encourage the faithful, and he gives full points of encouragement. Watch this very quickly.

Number one to keep their heads, keep your head in all situations.

Keep ahead don't lose it. Even though the stocks of chronic don't keep you hit number two endure hardship no way does the Bible says you belong to Jesus that you don't go through tough times you going through tough times endure stick it out what's what God does hold for number three. Confront the lost. He says do the work of the evangelist don't stop telling people about Jesus. Number four. Discharge the duty of your ministry. I love that loss statement in verse five he says listen God is poaching to do next or discharge what you you have given me send me my writing it does not draw the mark standup family man stand up husbands, fathers, mother like beep and resident stand for Johnny's throat and somebody say I love that this is God. Indeed, it is God's The Encouraging Word listing the teaching of Dr. Don Wilton strives to get out of the way as he says, and allow the word of God to speak. It's our prayer.

Dr. Wilkins. You've heard not just the voice of Dr. Wilton heard the Lord calling out to you letting you know he loves you. He has a plan for your life.

A good plan for your life. A place for you in heaven in the midst of all this good news. It starts with a single decision for Dr. Wilton as he's been teaching and preaching from now open your heart what he wants to share. Are you ready to give you life to the Lord Jesus Christ.

Why don't you pray this prayer with me right. Dear God, I know that Iversen and I know that Jesus died for me today. I repainted myself and by faith I receive you into my half in Jesus night, my friend. I welcome you today into the family of God. This is exciting new if you were praying along, moments ago to give your life to Jesus Christ or rededicate your life to Christ need to know that Dr. Wilton and our entire team want to rejoice with you to pray for you and help you have some resources to help grow very next steps you can call us at 866899 word share your decision so we can get this information to you right away. The number again is 866899967.

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