Conceit, Rom 12:16

Conceit Rom.12:16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Conceit is found in seven verses. By checking the contexts of each verse we can learn what it does to men.  Conceit is an exaggerated opinion of oneself, one’s merits, one’s wealth, one’s education, etc.  Therefore, Paul commanded us to “be not wise in your...

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Hagar Fled, Gen 16:4-10

This text from Gen 16 is about the time Hagar fled from Sarai. Have you been considering leaving?  Have you toyed with the idea that it is time for you to leave your husband?  It’s time for you to leave your job?  It’s time for you to leave your church?...

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Preaching and Teaching, Acts 28:31

After we are saved, it is very important that we hear the preaching and teaching of the word of God.  There are five specific things we see Paul doing with the word of God among the people to whom he ministered.  Like Paul, ministers of the word of God should...

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Are You a Hypocrite? Matt 23:25-28

Are You a Hypocrite? Matt. 23:25-28 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you first hear the question, Are you a hypocrite, your first response is undoubtedly, No way!  But is your first response true?  Are you a hypocrite?  Well, the best way to find out is to describe what a hypocrite is...

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Preaching Jesus, Acts 11:20

When you consider preaching Jesus Christ to others it helps to understand what preaching Jesus entails.  There’s a lot to it.  Today we are going to look at what Paul and some of his fellow preachers did when they went about preaching Jesus.  Preaching Jesus entails: Publishing – Acts 13:49...

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The Evil Effects of Bitterness, Ruth 1:20

There are more people harboring bitterness than you and I are aware of.  The reason that we’re not usually aware of their bitterness is that if you suggest to bitter people that they are bitter, they will deny it.  Yet, when an incident arises that deeply affects them emotionally, their...

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Be Ye Angry, And Sin Not, Eph 4:26

I have often thought, “How is it possible to be angry and not sin?”  I believe that every time I have ever been angry, I have sinned in some capacity.  When you fail to rule your spirit you are going to do or say something wrong.  Yet, in thinking about...

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The Tradition of Men, Mk 7:5-13

The Tradition of Men Mk. 7:5-13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are many professing Christians who believe that the tradition of men is of equal authority with or superior authority to scripture.  This was the problem with the Pharisees in Mk 7:5-13.  They were “teaching for doctrines the commandments of men,” [Mk...

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The Shining Light, Prov 4:18

The Shining Light Prov. 4:18 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Prov 4:18 says, “the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.”  We’re going to look at those things that provide a shining light for us as we go through life.  No...

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