Day Forty – Songs For The Sons of Korah

The Scripture reading for today is Psalms 42 - 55. Psalms 42 - 49 are titled as a song for the sons of Korah; with the exception of Psalm 43. My personal thought on that Psalm is that it is probably included as a song for the sons of Korah. In Numbers 16 while Israel …

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Carr Lane Baptist to Shiloah Baptist

I was the pastor of Carr Lane Baptist Church (near Eagle Rock, and Golden, Missouri) from June 18, 2006 through June of 2014 until I accepted the call to be the pastor of Shiloah Baptist Church in Jenkins, Missouri.  When I first went to Carr Lane I started a website/blog for that Church, and after …

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Wednesday Bible Study 101911

GRACE: NOT BY MAN Five Questions Paul Asked - Galations 3:1-6 The five questions asked by Paul was reflective of the disobedience of the Galation Christians.  Questions are often asked to get one to think.  The questions are rhetorical designed to cause one to think.  The word "rhetoric" is "the art of oratory" or "the …

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Wednesday Bible Study 091411

GRACE: NOT BY MAN Dead To The Law - Galations 2:15-19 Verse 15 - Peter had endeavored to keep the hearts of the Judaizers toward himself, thus, had acted in in contrary way to the gospel of Christ.  He had given place and accredited the law as important toward salvation; nullifying grace; in the minds …

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Wednesday Bible Study 082411

GRACE: NOT BY MAN Standing Against Legalism - Galations 2:11-14 Verse 11 - The apostle Paul sees hypocrisy in the legalistic move of Peter.  Peter was abandoning the grace which Paul and he had preached.  This was a time for Paul to speak and confront an erring brother. The matter of grace is a serious …

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Wednesday Bible Study 080311

GRACE: NOT BY MAN Leaders of the Gospel by Grace Galations 2:6-10 Verse 6 -  Some suppose that Paul was showing contempt for the leadership at Jerusalem while saying, "...These who seemed to be somewhat" or 'of influence'.  The people of Galatia were needing to hear back from Paul what the church in Jerusalem, and …

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Wednesday Bible Study 072011

GRACE: NOT BY MAN No Place for False Brethren - Galations 2:1-5 Remembering that this epistle is written to a church which has been invaded by teachers of a legalistic gospel; which is no gospel; we will see what Paul says concerning the "False brethren". Remember the gospel is the death, burial and resurrection of …

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Wednesday Evening Bible Study 071311

GRACE: NOT BY MAN Preaching the Faith - Galations 1:18-24 Paul had the testimony of the Old Testament Scriptures, and he had heard some of what this new Gospel message was (Acts 7:1-60.  See verse58).  When the Lord had knocked him out of his saddle, so to speak, this made him aware of the grace …

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Wednesday Bible Study 061511

GRACE: NOT BY MAN The Gospel; Not After Man - Galations 1:10-12 The gospel of Jesus Christ is like no other message.  The  word "Gospel" itself maintains that it is a message of good news.  It also tells us with great assurance, and the power of God that it is the only means by which …

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