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...

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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...

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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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Perpetual Backsliding, Jer 8:5

Perpetual Backsliding Jer. 8:5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Perpetual backsliding is a phrase used to describe Judah’s condition during the ministry of Jeremiah.  This is a condition in which the country had gotten so far away from God there was no turning back to him.  The Lord said that they held...

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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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The Floods Overflow Me, Ps 69:2

The companion passage to our text in Ps 69:2 is Jer 46:7-8.  We’ll read both passages. In Jer 46:7-8 we see Egypt depicted as a flood determined to flood the earth.  This flood represents the armies of Egypt that have attacked Nebuchadnezzar, trying to destroy Babylon.  Oftentimes in the Bible...

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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...

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Amalek Typifies Sin Num 14:41-45

Amalek Typifies Sin Num. 14: 41-45 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO As we saw in this morning’s sermon, Amalek is a picture of sin.  Thus, when we study Amalek we learn more about our dealings with sin.  Sin, like Amalek, will eventually perish [Num 24:20].  But in the meantime it is alive...

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Do Not Give Up Your Ground 2 Samuel 23:11-12

Don’t Give Up Your Ground 2 Sam 23:11-12 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Shammah was one of David’s mighty men.  He defended a piece of ground full of lentils from a troop of the Philistines.  They were gathered together to get the ground and every one else had fled from the Philistines. ...

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