God Turns the Wayward, Ps 119:67

How God Turns the Wayward This sermon is on how God turns the wayward.  When you raise your children, you never intend for them to stray from the Lord.  Yet, many children do, particularly these days and in families of first generation Christians.  Then we try to get them to...

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The Devil, Afflictions, and Suffering, 1 Pet 5:8-14

Peter’s exhortation in 1 Pet 5:8-11 deals, primarily, with three different subjects: the devil, afflictions, and suffering.  The final three verse of the chapter are Silvanus’ closing remarks. The devil – 1 Pet 5:8-9 – the devil is our adversary.  Therefore, he is our enemy.  He opposes God and he...

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The Benefits of Affliction, Ps 119

The Benefits of Affliction Ps. 119 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Benefits of Affliction are seen in Ps 119.  Often in affliction we only see the suffering and trouble.  Look for the benefits. Affliction can lead you to salvation through God’s words – Psalm 119:107 – I am afflicted very much:...

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Rebuilding

Rebuilding Neh. 1:1-2:9 Introduction: General account of Nehemiah and the rebuilding of the wall after captivity of Israel Takes place after 70 years of captivity Ezra chapter one – Cyrus king of Persia started to build the House of God Ezra commissioned to build the temple in the 7th year of...

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Making a Change Rom 6:16-18

Making a Change Rom 6: 16-18 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Making a serious change in your life usually occurs because of one or more things that will convince you to make a necessary change in your life.  The things that get you to change are: Obedience – Rom 6:16-18 – you...

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Easily Beset

Easily Beset Heb.12:1 This verse speaks of “the sin which doth so easily beset us”, and how it can weigh us down. To beset something is to surround, enclose, entangle, or press on all sides. Last week after boarding a tanker in our port, the seaman escorted us to their...

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The Right Response to Afflictions 1 Pet 5:5-10

The Right Response to Afflictions  1 Peter 5:9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Many of us are going through or have gone through afflictions.  Notice in 1 Pet 5:9 the mention of the afflictions that are accomplished in your brethren.  In 1 Pet 5:5-10 we find the right response to afflictions. Humble...

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Look Past the Problem II Cor. 4:17-18

Look Past the Problem II Cor. 4:17-18 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you face a problem, a trial, affliction or suffering, look past the problem; don’t look at it.  We have said before, “Gaze at the Savior and glance at the problem.”  But we must add that you can’t get stuck...

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My Dearly Beloved Son II Tim. 1:1-12

My Dearly Beloved Son II Tim. 1:1-12 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Paul considered Timothy his son.  Paul didn’t have one.  Their relationship was as close as a father to a son.  When Paul speaks of the faith of Timothy’s mother and grandmother [1:5] it appears that his father wasn’t saved.  So...

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Missions Preaching Acts 14:1-7

Missions Preaching Acts 14:1-7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Missions preaching is a lesson about what men should do and what they can expect when they go to the mission field.  The text is about Paul and Barnabas in Iconium.  Notice: Their method. Both together, Acts 14:1.  This is the formula that...

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