Put Off the Old, Put On the New, Eph 4:20-32

In Eph 4:20-32, Paul gave us very practical instructions about the Christian life.  He told us to put off the old man and to put on the new man.   We must put off the old man because he is “corrupt according to the deceitful lusts,” Eph 4:22.  We are...

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Spiritual Depression, 1 Ki 19:4

In many cases, depression is something you can address spiritually and practically rather than chemically, through anti-depressants.  You can often make changes in your spiritual life that will improve your emotional and mental health.  Furthermore, if depression is exacerbated by your lifestyle and diet, you can make the necessary lifestyle...

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The Wrathful Man, Prov 15:18

This week we are preaching on the men in the Book of Proverbs.  Today we’ll be discussing the wrathful man.  He has trouble with anger.  He has no rule over his own spirit [Prov 25:28].  The wrathful man: Stirs up strife – Prov 15:18 – the wrathful man stirreth up...

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The Contentious Woman, Prov 21:16

We have been studying women in the Book of Proverbs.  If you have been following this series for the past few days, we have already discussed the strange woman, the adulterous woman, and the foolish woman.  Today we are going to preach on the contentious woman.  Tomorrow, as we conclude...

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Slow to Wrath Jas.1:19

Slow to Wrath Jas. 1:19 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are three things you need to be slow to do.  You must be slow to anger, slow to speak and slow to wrath.  We are going to study each of these today since more Christians are troubled by these three things...

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Things to Forsake, Ps 37:8

Things to Forsake Ps. 37:8 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the Bible there are some things that we are specifically told to forsake.  And there are some things that we should not forsake.  Some things to forsake.  Forsake: Wrath and anger – Ps 37:8 we are to forsake wrath and cease...

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They Angered Him, Ps 106:32-33

In Ps 106:32-33 we read that “They angered him.”  This is a reference to Num 20:1-13 where Israel chided with Moses because they had no water to drink.   They provoked his spirit – Ps 106:33.  To provoke is defined to arouse or to incite to anger. Up till now,...

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How’s Your Countenance?

How’s Your Countenance? Genesis 4:5                 Cain’s countenance fell. He revealed on the outside, his attitude problem that was on the inside. How’s your countenance?  Are there problems on the inside of you that you try to hide on the outside? You have probably heard the term “poker face”, meaning...

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Anger Management

Anger Management James 1:19-20                 The Bible has a lot to say about Anger management. James deals with the wrath of man in this passage, and says we are to be swift to hear, slow to speak and slow to wrath. The wrath of man is not a display of...

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Giving Satan an Advantage, Part II, 2 Cor 2:11

In Part I of this lesson, we saw that from the moment we are saved, we are in a battle with Satan.  He is our adversary [1 Pet 5:8].  God gives us his whole armor to protect us in this battle [Eph 6:10-18].  However, according to 2 Cor 2:11, there...

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