Why Call Me Lord, Lk 6:46

In Lk 6:46 Jesus asked his disciples, “And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say”?  That’s an excellent and compelling question.  Why call me Lord? It’s interesting to note the context in which he asked this question. Beginning in Lk 6:20, Jesus spoke...

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The Backslider, Prov 14:14

Prov 14:14 says, “The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways”.   The backslider… What is a backslider?  Hos 4:16 says, “Israel slideth back as a backsliding heifer”.  I have a mental image of a heifer sliding backwards down a wet bank or ramp. When you think...

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To Seek and Save, Lk 19:1-10

Jesus Came to Seek and Save the Lost Lk 19:1-10 is the story of Zacchaeus, and how he came to Jesus. According to Lk 19:10 Jesus came “to seek and to save that which was lost”.  When Jesus saw Zacchaeus, he knew that Zacchaeus was lost.  And he came to...

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The Fear of the Lord

The Fear of the Lord  (Hebrews 12:28-29) Today people say that fear is a negative thing and there is really nothing to fear. But as we will see in this lesson the fear of the Lord is not only good for you it is a necessity. In theses verses from...

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Aholah and Aholibah, Ezek 23:1-49

Aholah and Aholibah In Ezek 23:1-49, Ezekiel prophesied of the whoredom of two women, Aholah and Aholibah.   In v.2, the two women are Samaria and Jerusalem. Samaria refers to the ten northern tribes of Israel, because Samaria was the city of the kings, beginning with Omri, 1 Ki 16:23-24. ...

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Invite People To Church, 1 Cor 14:22-25

1 Cor 14:22-25 describes a church service where unbelievers are present.  Therefore, you should invite people to church. Generally, prophesying is for the edification of believers, v.22; 1 Cor 14:4-5.  What takes place in the service should edify the saints.  Tongues, v.22, are for them that believe not, predominately because...

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Creation Lesson #3

Creation Lesson #3 (Genesis 1:9-23) In the previous lesson we saw that God created a firmament and separated the waters above the firmament from the water below the firmament. God called the firmament Heaven. Day Three : (Genesis 1:9-13) On the 3rd day God gathers the water that are under...

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Lay Up For Yourself, Deut 11:18

In four passages in the Bible, you are given instruction on what to lay up for yourself.  We’ll start with the passage in Deut 11:18.  Lay up for yourself: God’s words – Deut 11:18.  “Therefore, shall ye lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul”.  Eliphaz...

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Renew Your Mind, Rom 12:2

Rom 12:2 says, “.. be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind…”.  To renew is your mind is to make new, to transform, or to change your mind. Renew Your Mind You are transformed by the renewing of your mind, Rom 12:2. ...

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Our Heart Needs a Guide

Our Heart Needs a Guide (Proverbs 23:19) In this lesson we will look at the subject of guiding our heart. When it comes our heart the word of God has a lot to say. In the key verse for this study there are two important things regarding the heart. The...

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