We Cannot Tell, Mk 11:27-33

In Mk 11:27-28, the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders questioned by what authority Jesus went into the temple and cast out them that sold and bought in the temple, Mk 11:15.  Jesus answered them with a question about John the Baptist’s baptism, “was it from heaven, or...

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Shame, Prov 3:35

Shame Prov. 3:35 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO To shame others is to cause them to feel the pain of having lost the respect of others because of improper behavior.  It is dishonor or disgrace.  In the Bible we find many different examples of this which should help us to understand...

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Not Ashamed

Not Ashamed Gen. 2:25               Adam and Eve were in the presence of God, naked, and not ashamed. Will you be able to stand one day before God and not be ashamed? Saved [Rom.14:10-12] or Lost [Rev.20:11-15] we will all stand before God. If you are a child of...

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Deterrents to Witnessing Lk 9:23-24

Deterrents to Witnessing Lk 9: 23-24 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are times that we know the Lord is dealing with us about witnessing to somebody.  It is more than a burden. The Holy Spirit is gently leading us to speak to them about their soul and we don’t do it. ...

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Study Your Bible

Study Your Bible 2 Tim. 2:15   Study your Bible, easy for me to say. This time of year, I usually try to encourage folks to start off the new year with the commitment to just read their Bible. Today I find myself with the task of encouraging you to...

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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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I Am Not Ashamed Rom.1:16

I Am Not Ashamed Rom.1:16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Paul said, I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ.  But sometimes, it seems that we are ashamed of the gospel.  We can be reluctant to bring it up around family or friends.  So, today we are going to find some...

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No Shame

No Shame Zeph. 3:5 The unjust knoweth no shame. We live in a world of no shame. Things that caused shame in days’ past are no longer a big deal. The problem is that the church is becoming more and more like the world. Christians today seem to have no...

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Men Who Reject Christ Rom.1:16

Men Who Reject Christ Rom.1:16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The trouble with men who reject Christ, whether they reject him before they are saved or whether they reject him after they are saved (like college students talked out of their salvation), is that: They are ashamed of the gospel of Christ...

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Ashamed of Jesus Mark 8:34-38

Ashamed of Jesus Mark 8:34-38 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO As our country becomes increasingly afraid to mention the name of Jesus, don’t be ashamed of Jesus [Mk 8:38].  In many public places nativity scenes and references to the birth of Christ have been removed – in many businesses, employees say “Happy...

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