God Loves You, 1 Jn 4:7-19

God Is Love God is love.  That’s what the Bible says in 1 Jn 4:8, 16.  And we must believe that this is so.  Think about this.  We believed on the Lord Jesus Christ to be saved, and he saved us, just like he said he would.  Even so, God...

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Humble Under God’s Mighty Hand

Humble Yourself Under The Mighty Hand of God In 1 Pet 5:5-7, Peter told us to humble ourselves under the mighty hand of God.  In our relationship with God, he knows whether we are humble or not.  Perhaps, we know whether we are humble under his mighty hand.  If we...

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I Surrender All, Rom 6:13

We sing a hymn called “I Surrender All.”  If you’ve been saved any length of time, you’ve probably sung this hymn more than any other hymn in the book.  Each verse begins with, “All to Jesus I surrender.” Surrender is not a Bible word.  However, there is a word in...

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The Faith that Pleases God, Heb 11:5-6

The Faith That Pleases God What is essential to pleasing God.  Giving? Attending church? Witnessing? Praying? What is the key to pleasing God?  What is the one thing without which we cannot please God?  Faith, and particularly, the faith that pleases God. Heb 11:5-6, says, “Without faith it is impossible...

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Follow Jesus, Matt 4:18-22

The Disciples Left Something to Follow Jesus In Matt 4:18-20, Jesus said to Peter and Andrew, “Follow me… and they straightway left their nets and followed him.”  Notice that they left their nets.  In Matt 4:21-22, John and James “left the ship and their father, and followed him.”  Notice that...

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The Provision of God, Phil 4:10-13

The Provision of God The Example of Jesus This message is about learning to work within the provision of God.  We see a great example in Jesus Christ.  Before Jesus started his ministry he had good parents to whom he was subject (Lk 2:51), he had a good teacher in...

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Jesus’s Resurrection, 1 Cor 15:3-8

Jesus’s Resurrection Sunday This Sunday is regarded by many as Easter Sunday.  But “Easter” is not about Jesus’s resurrection.  Easter is the name of a female pagan goddess.  Therefore, we refer to this day as Resurrection Sunday, the day of Jesus’s resurrection from the dead.  Notice these great truths regarding...

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Obedience Unto Righteousness, Rom 6:16

A servant of obedience unto righteousness In Rom 6:16 Paul said, “his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness.”  As we consider this verse, it becomes apparent that God wants us to obey him rather than sin.  We obey God...

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How to Lead Neighbors to Jesus, Ex 12:4

Lead Neighbors to Jesus Ex 12:4 says, “… the lamb, let him and his neighbor next unto his house take it according to the number of the souls…”. From this text we’re going to preach about how to lead neighbors to Jesus.  Our text is from the Lord’s instructions to...

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Faith in Christ, Acts 24:22-27

Preaching Faith in Christ Felix “sent for Paul, and heard him concerning the faith in Christ. And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have convenient season, I will call for thee,” Acts 24:24-25.  Felix...

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