What is a Testimony?

What is a Testimony Psalm 19:7 First let us look at the definition of the word testimony from the dictionary. Testimony – A solemn declaration of affirmation made for the purpose of establishing or proving                     some fact.                      Open attestation, profession. The testimony of Lord and Jesus Christ...

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Sin Personified, Prov 5:3-5

Sin Personified Prov. 5:3-5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This sermon outline comes from notes I took on a sermon I heard Pastor Rick Sowell preach 25 years ago.  The strange woman in Prov 5:3-5 is a good picture of sin.  She is sin personified.  This woman is very deceptive.  What you...

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Don’t Put Confidence in Man, Ps 118:8-9

Many Christians have a news source from which they keep up with domestic and international news.  Often these news sources give you stories to persuade you to believe that the persons about whom they are reporting are either harmful or beneficial to good policy.  They either want you to support...

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Provide Things Honest, Rom 12:17

Rom 12:17 says, “Provide things honest in the sight of all men”.  Thankfully, we live in a country where we are still able to live a “quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty”.  We don’t have to hide or lie in order to survive.  As a result, we...

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Lessons From Canaan, Lev 25:23

I heard a man accuse God because of what Israel did to the inhabitants of Canaan when they entered the promised land. If you happen to agree with this fellow, you might want to consider a few things before you, too, accuse God of wrongdoing.   The land of Canaan...

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Why You Lie, Gen 18:15

Why You Lie Gen.18:15 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This lesson examines, from the Bible, why you lie.  You lie because: You are afraid of people knowing the truth – Gen 18:15 – Sarah laughed when she heard the Lord proclaim that she was going to have a son – when...

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Christ in You, Col 1:27

When you get saved, Christ is is you.  His presence in your life changes things completely.  You are literally a new creature in Christ [2 Cor 3:17].  Christ in you: Results in your death – Rom 8:9-11 – specifically Rom 8:10.  When you get saved, everything about you should die....

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Fellowship With Jesus, 1 Cor 1:9

As Christians, we are called unto the fellowship of God’s Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, 1 Cor 1:9.  We are, therefore, to have fellowship with Jesus, 1 Jn 1:3.  But what does fellowship with Jesus entail? Fellowship with him, 1 Cor 1:9.  We enjoy fellowship with Jesus when we spend...

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Sin After Salvation, Rom 6:1

In Rom 6:1, Paul wrote, “Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?” In Rom 6:2, he answered, “God forbid”.  John wrote in 1 Jn 2:1 “that ye sin not”. Though we will not be sinless till we are in our glorified bodies, what are to do with sin...

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