The Backslider, Prov 14:14

Prov 14:14 says, “The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways”.   The backslider… What is a backslider?  Hos 4:16 says, “Israel slideth back as a backsliding heifer”.  I have a mental image of a heifer sliding backwards down a wet bank or ramp. When you think...

Continue reading

Prayer After Backsliding, 2 Chr 7:14

A Good Passage on Answered Prayer 2 Chr. 7:14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO of prayer after backsliding. 2 Chr 7:14 is a passage doctrinally for Israel. Yet, it is a good passage on prayer after backsliding.  Now, keep in mind, this is not a recipe for how to pray every time you...

Continue reading

Consider Your Latter End, Deut 32:29

Consider Your Latter End Deut 32:1-43 is the song of Moses.  In the middle of this song, in verse 29, he wrote, “O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end”.  He knew that if Israel would consider their latter end, they would...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

Dealing With A Prodigal, Is 59:16

Dealing With A Prodigal Is 59:16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Many of us have children who have strayed to the world.  We are living in the perilous times of 2 Tim 3:1-5, so it’s not surprising.  Nevertheless, it hurts and we must know what to do.  Here’s what dealing with...

Continue reading

Thou Livest and Art Dead, Rev 3:1

The church in Sardis had a name that they lived, and yet they were dead.  There are so many Christians like this today.  Because we are saved, we are alive in Christ.  We are born again.  We have eternal life.  We are going to heaven when we die.  Yet, despite...

Continue reading

How Christians Fall 2 Peter 2:18-22

How Do Good Christians Fall 2 Pet 2:18-22 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO How Christians fall.  How is it that a good Christian can go along, seemingly doing fine, and then one day you find him backslidden and almost unrecoverable for any beneficial fellowship with or work for the Lord?  Well, for...

Continue reading

Iron Sharpeneth Iron Prov. 27:17

Iron Sharpeneth Iron Prov. 27:17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Today we are going to consider Prov 27:17, “Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.”  Solomon applied a practical and common event, sharpening a knife or blade, to a beneficial aspect of friendships between men.  The steel...

Continue reading

Backsliding Prov. 14: 14

Backsliding Prov. 14:14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Backsliding is an Old Testament term, so it has limited application to a Christian because we cannot be separated from the love of God and he will never leave us nor forsake us.  However, there is plenty about backsliding that does apply to us...

Continue reading