Inside Battles

Reading 2 Samuel 1 - 3 for today... "...The LORD shall reward the doer of evil according to his wickedness." 2 Samuel 3:39 b  (KJB) There are battles withing kingdoms of men. There are battles which occur within each individual man and woman. King Saul had died in the battle with the Philistines by falling … Continue reading Inside Battles

January 03, 2017 Sermon Outline

Observation of the Righteous Job 4:1 - 7:21 Eliphaz was a man of observation. He makes his judgments upon Job by what he has observed in the "spiritual experience" of others. Note the "...Even as I have seen..." of verse 8. The God Eliphaz worshiped was an inflexible lawgiver. His theology left little to no … Continue reading January 03, 2017 Sermon Outline

Harvest Laborers

Then saith He unto His disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few; pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that He will send forth labourers into His harvest." Matthew 9:38 (KJV) The Lord Jesus said these words many years ago; nearly 2000 years ago.  They are just as applicable and … Continue reading Harvest Laborers

A Sash, A Word, and an Ear

"...Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, After this manner will I mar the pride of Judah, and the great pride of Jerusalem. This evil people, which refuse to hear My words, which walk in the imagination of their heart, and walk after other gods, to serve them, … Continue reading A Sash, A Word, and an Ear

…Incline Your Heart Unto the LORD…

"And Joshua said unto the people, Ye are witnesses against yourselves that ye have chosen you the LORD, to serve Him. And they said, We are witnesses. Now therefore put away, said he, the strange gods which are among you, and incline your heart unto the LORD God of Israel. And the people said unto … Continue reading …Incline Your Heart Unto the LORD…

Study of Ephesians 1:1-5

Riches of Christ Jesus Ephesians 1:1-5 Purpose of this study: 1. To discover the greatness of being in Christ; 2. To know the richness of His blessings; 3. To know and understand our purpose in Christ; 4. To better understand our calling. The book of Ephesians was written by Paul the apostle while he was … Continue reading Study of Ephesians 1:1-5

Making the Word of GOD the Way of Living

“And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up. You shall bind them as a sign on … Continue reading Making the Word of GOD the Way of Living

Romans 12:3-8 Every Believer Gifted

Every Believer Gifted Romans 12:3-8 God has placed each believer I the church to serve Him and other believers. He has not done so, and left us without desires and gifts which enable us to serve. These gifts are not given for any to boast superiority over another, as has so often been the case … Continue reading Romans 12:3-8 Every Believer Gifted

Romans 8:26-30 GLORY: Our Destination

GLORY: Our Destination Romans 8:26-30 So many times as we have our struggles with life and living; facing the sicknesses, diseases we wonder; is it worth all this to believe? Is it worth the suffering to continue to trust the Lord? Is it worth the doing without, just to remain honest and/or moral? There are … Continue reading Romans 8:26-30 GLORY: Our Destination

Danger in Judging Others, Especially Family

Today's Bible Reading:  Genesis 37 - 39 "And it came to pass, about three months after, that Judah was told, saying, “Tamar your daughter-in-law has played the harlot; furthermore she is with child by harlotry.” So Judah said, “Bring her out and let her be burned!” When she was brought out, she sent to her … Continue reading Danger in Judging Others, Especially Family

Those Who Judge of Judging

Today's Bible Reading:  Genesis 19 - 20 "And they said, “Stand back!” Then they said, “This one came in to stay here, and he keeps acting as a judge; now we will deal worse with you than with them.” So they pressed hard against the man Lot, and came near to break down the door. … Continue reading Those Who Judge of Judging

Remember the Words

"These are grumblers, complainers, walking according to their own lusts; and they mouth great swelling words, flattering people to gain advantage. But you, beloved, remember the words which were spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ: how they told you that there would be mockers in the last time who would walk … Continue reading Remember the Words

Praying For Those Who are Faithful to the Lord and His Word

"Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may run swiftly and be glorified, just as it is with you, and that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men; for not all have faith. But the Lord is faithful, who will establish you and guard you from the evil one. … Continue reading Praying For Those Who are Faithful to the Lord and His Word

The Fullness of Christ Jesus

As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving. Beware lest anyone cheat you through philosophy and empty deceit, according to ithe tradition of men, according to the basic principles … Continue reading The Fullness of Christ Jesus

The Gospel Preached

"Some indeed preach Christ even from envy and strife, and some also from goodwill: The former preach Christ from selfish ambition, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my chains; but the latter out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the gospel. What then? Only that in every way, whether … Continue reading The Gospel Preached

Every Thought… To the Obedience of Christ

"Now I, Paul, myself am pleading with you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ— who in presence am lowly among you, but being absent am bold toward you. But I beg you that when I am present I may not be bold with that confidence by which I intend to be bold against some, … Continue reading Every Thought… To the Obedience of Christ

Speaking By The Spirit of God

"Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be ignorant: You know that you were Gentiles, carried away to these dumb idols, however you were led. Therefore I make known to you that no one speaking by the Spirit of God calls Jesus accursed, and no one can say that Jesus is … Continue reading Speaking By The Spirit of God

The Spirit’s Intercession

"Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. Now He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He makes intercession for the … Continue reading The Spirit’s Intercession