"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
The title is the question the high priest asked of Jesus as He was being tried for His "crimes" (Matthew 26:63). When Jesus opened His mouth it was acknowledging the words of the high priest with a loud "Yes!"... "Jesus saith unto him, 'Thou hast said: nevertheless I say unto you, Hereafter shall ye see … Continue reading Are You the Christ, the Son of God?
"Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come. But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up. Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as … Continue reading Jesus is Coming Again – Wake Up
The Pharisees claimed to believe the word of God. They had attached many traditions to their beliefs and practices; and probably due to this had become blind to who Jesus was and is. Jesus asks the Pharisees a question they cannot answer. In the following verses there is only one answer you can reach as … Continue reading The Question of David’s Son
Let me be clear about something before we get too far into this fairly lengthy study. I do not see miracles in everything that happens. I do not believe the birth of a baby is a miracle. The conception, maybe, but not the birth. One exception to that would be the birth of Jesus Christ; … Continue reading When We Speak With GOD and Miracles Happen
Have you ever been lost? Driving down a highway, and missing a turn is not the full meaning of being lost; you can simply turn around and go back. A few years ago when our children were still at home I had a thought while we were traveling and I missed the turn to get … Continue reading To Be Found
My reading for today was Matthew 14 - 15. The mouth is our own worst enemy at times. That is why it is very important to have a changed heart. Changed by the power of the cross of Jesus Christ. The cross is the only place of change for good and positive power with God … Continue reading Heart and Mouth Disease
My Bible reading this morning was Matthew 13. Today I share with you one of my studies from June of 2008. This is a more lengthy read, but please take the time and do so. "Another parable spake He unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and hid … Continue reading Dangers of False Doctrine
There is much, very much of it that goes on; that is useless talk, or idle words. We need to understand that words whether they are spoken or written are powerful, and useful when used correctly and rightly. Let us hear what Jesus says about the use of words... "A good man out of the … Continue reading Useless Talk
In a time not so long ago when compared to eternity, in a land not so far away there was and is GOD. He desires to be among His people, and He sent His Son, born of a virgin, to live and to die for the sins of humanity. His name? You know it. It … Continue reading The God-Man Among the People
"Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, 'Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled'. Whosoever therefore shall break one of … Continue reading The Law, the Prophets, and Jesus
What did Jesus preach? What did He teach? To find the answer to that you must read the Gospels. The first thing He preached is repentance. That is a word we evidently do not like to hear today; but a necessary for us, none the less. Hear the word from Matthew's Gospel... "From that time … Continue reading What Jesus Preached and Taught
The following are the sermon notes of the Easter Sunday sermon preached at Shiloah by Bro. Tim A Blankenship... Matthew 27:45; Mark 15:33; Luke 23:44 When Jesus went to the cross there was a period of three hours which is not given much notice in sermons that are preached. Of course, there is actually no … Continue reading Darkness of the Crucifixion
“Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. Whosoever therefore shall break one … Continue reading The “Ouch!” of the Sermon
"Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour. And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? That is to say, My God, my God, why hast Thou forsaken me?" Matthew 27:45-46 (KJV) On this day called "Good Friday" we … Continue reading Jesus Could Not Save Himself?