Keep From Being Beguiled, Col 2:1-7

We’re studying the first seven verses of Col 2 today.  In the first verse, Paul wrote, “I would that ye knew what great conflict I have for you.”  The great conflict was Paul’s distress for the well being of the saints and faithful brethren in Colosse and Laodicea, Col 1:2,...

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Our Assurance of Salvation, 1 Jn 5:13

Our Assurance of Salvation 1 Jn. 5:13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Our assurance of salvation is based upon the Bible; it is not based upon a feeling we have or a doctrine of man.  Getting saved is easy. It is simply a matter of believing what Jesus Christ said and...

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Anguish, Anxiety and Assurance, Ps 5:3

Anguish Anxiety and Assurance Ps.5:3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Today we’re going to discuss three things that can deeply affect your walk with God: anguish, anxiety and assurance.  Two of these negatively affect your relationship to the Lord and one of these positively affects your relationship to Him.  Can you...

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The Holy Ghost in You Rom. 8:16

The Holy Ghost in You Rom. 8:16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you get saved, you have the Holy Ghost in you.  There are several things he does in you.  We’ll deal with a few of the more important ones.  The Holy Ghost in you: Assures you – Rom 8:16 –...

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Perseverance of the Saints 1Pet. 1:5

Perseverance of the Saints 1 Pet. 1:5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO TULIP is the acrostic for the doctrine of Calvinism which says basically that Jesus died for only the saved and they have already been elected to salvation while the damned have no way to be saved. They couldn’t be saved...

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Christ Rose From the Dead, 1 Cor 15:3-22

According to 1 Cor 15:3-22, we know that Christ rose from the dead because of the prophecy of scripture [Acts 2:25-32; Ps 16:8-11] and because of the testimony of his eyewitnesses.   John even saw him in heaven and recorded what he saw in the Book of Revelation.  In spite...

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We Know That We Know Him, 1 Jn 2:3

I Jn 2:3 says, “Hereby we do know that we know him.”  John is addressing the assurance of salvation.  Many people who have been saved have been told that they are assured of their salvation.  But many of those don’t know why they should be sure.  The first epistle of...

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Getting Right and Staying Right

1 Sam 12:16-25 Getting Right and Staying Right CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Have you ever gotten out of fellowship with the Lord and then come back to him?  I have.  Are you out of fellowship with him now?  Well, let me tell you that there are some definite things involved in...

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Seven Sayings on the Cross Luke 23:37

Seven Sayings on the Cross Luke 23:37 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Jesus spoke seven times while he was on the cross.  The words of our dying Savior help us to understand and appreciate salvation even more than we already do.  They are: Words of forgiveness – Lk 23:34 – no matter...

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