"Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, … Continue reading The Power of Godly Love – 1 Corinthians 13:1-8
Remember to whom all Thanksgiving and all praise belongs. To the LORD God, the Blessed One, the Just One, the Holy. He is the giver of all good things. Blessed be the name of the LORD from whom all things come. Blessed be all those who call on His name in times of blessing and … Continue reading Blessing of Thanksgiving
"Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which He hath purchased with His own blood. For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock. Also of your … Continue reading Therefore Watch – Acts 20:28-35
"When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth. But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God, and said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the … Continue reading Acts 7:54-60 – For Confronting the sins of the People He was Stoned
"When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, He said, 'It is finished': and He bowed His head, and gave up the ghost. The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was an high day,) besought Pilate that their … Continue reading John 19:30-37 – That the Scripture Should Be Fulfilled
It has been said that there are no inactive members in any church. They are either actively building it up or actively hindering it. I’m not sure where this came from, but there is a lot of truth in that statement. With that in mind, here are 10 ways to work against your church.
1. Show up only when it is convenient.
2. When you do attend, show up late and leave as soon as possible.
3. Find something to grumble about (music, preaching, people).
4. Whenever your pastor or teacher makes a mistake in his theology, make sure everyone realizes it, but be sure not to talk about it with him.
5. Never appear interested.
6. Refuse to accept any responsibility.
7. Do not spend time in prayer for your church and pastor.
8. Realize that you know more than the leaders in your church, but do not be…
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The following is the sermon Outline for Sunday Morning October 28, 2018... Revelation 1:12-17 - The Great Voice On the Lord's day John heard a "Great voice" behind him, the voice, "as of a trumpet" (Rev. 1:10); yet, he did not hide himself as did Adam and Eve when they heard this Great Voice in … Continue reading The Great Voice
...Concerning matters of things to come and the Lord's coming again. Then there are some who just do not care. When Jesus started teaching the disciples of last days events, Peter, James, and John asked Him, "Tell us, when shall these things be? And what shall be the sign when all these things shall be … Continue reading There are a Few People Who are Still Asking the Question…
In the Gospel of Mark chapter 11 and verses 12 - 14 Jesus has sought fruit on a fig tree for His breakfast; and He found no fruit. He curses the fig tree, and they soon discover it has withered and died. When we come to the discovery of the cursed fig tree a few … Continue reading The Fig Tree and Forgiving
Reading this morning from Mark 8 - 9 I marked the following verses... And when He had called the people unto Him with His disciples also, He said unto them, 'Whosoever will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; … Continue reading Stand Up for Jesus to Live
My Bible reading for this day was Mark 7. When you read the whole chapter you will see the teaching Jesus gives us started over accusations from the religious elite of His day over eating with unwashed hands according to their traditions. The following verses are the teachings Jesus gives... "And when He had called … Continue reading From Without; From Within
Reading Mark 5 - 6 today I noted the following verse of Mark chapter 6... "And Jesus, when He came out, saw much people, and was moved with compassion toward them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd: and He began to teach them many things." Mark 6:34 (KJB) We of Adam's race … Continue reading In the Sight of the Shepherd
As I read Mark 2 - 4 in my Bible reading today I read again the parables of Mark 4. The one I am sharing today is with Jesus's own explanation of it, so I will add no further commentary to it. "And He taught them many things by parables, and said unto them in … Continue reading Ears to Hear, Let Them Hear
"And there came a leper to Him, beseeching Him, and kneeling down to Him, and saying unto Him, 'If Thou wilt, Thou canst make me clean'. And Jesus, moved with compassion, put forth His hand, and touched him, and saith unto him, 'I will; be thou clean.' And as soon as He had spoken, immediately the leprosy … Continue reading He Still Touches the Unclean
"So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch." Matthew 27:66 (KJB) Reading today in Matthew 27 and 28 you will find that Jesus is crucified by the powers that be, and a mob of angry people who hated Jesus, and the most powerful ruling human authorities on earth … Continue reading No Government of Man Can Stop It