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Antioch, California, United States
John is the under-shepherd of Agape International Church & Ministries Inc, Antioch, California and the President of Agape International Ministries Foundation, Inc (www.agapebfm.net) John has been a Preacher, Bible Teacher, Counselor and a mission-minded servant of God from 1984 till the present time. Married to Alice since 1987, he enjoys being a father to 2 sons and 1 daughter. He is available to preach, participate in evangelistic crusades and revivals, lead or participate in a Marriage Enrichment program internationally. John preaches on a weekly radio broadcast called "KNOW THE TRUTH" (Based on John 8:32)and the broadcast is aired every Sunday at Radio KDIA 1640AM. The broadcast is also accessible through the website of the radio station: www.kdia.com. You can follow him on twitter @agapebfm

Sunday, November 17, 2013



Memory Verse: 1 Chronicles 16:34 (NKJV) Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever. 

Text: 1 Chronicles 16:1-36


Psalm 103:1–2; 69:30; 95:2; 2 Corinthians 9:11–12; 1 Thessalonians 5:18; Colossians 3:17;  Philippians 4:6; 2 Samuel 6:17

ILLUSTRATION: Thankful For Unusualness
 “We thank Thee, O God,  that it is not always like this.” -- Dr. Alexander Whyte

Adore God for Who He is
1 Chronicles 16:4 ; 41;  Numbers 3:30–31;  Deuteronomy 10:8; 1 Chronicles 16:8-10, 29 ;  Hebrews 13:15; 1 Peter 2:9

ILLUSTRATION: Between Prison and Monastery

Announce what God has done. 
1 Chronicles 16:8–13 ;21–24, 29; Psalm 33:16–17

ILLUSTRATION: Downed Pilot Returns

Acknowledge the Uniqueness of our God. 
1 Chronicles 16:24–27; Psalm 96:5

Nigerian Christian Song
All other gods
They are the works of men
You are the only one
There is none like You
All other gods
They are the works of men
You are the only one
There is none like You

Ascribe Praise to God about His universal sovereignty
1 Chronicles 16:28–36; Psalm 106:1, 107:1; 118:1; 136:1; Revelation 19:6; Jeremiah 10:7; Job 12:23; Acts 17:26; Psalm 95:5

ILLUSTRATION: Thankfulness For A Thorn
“Teach me the glory of my cross; teach me the value of my “thorn.” Show me that I have climbed to Thee by the path of pain. Show me that my tears have made my rainbow.”—Moody Monthly