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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What Is Wrong With People Jer. 6:10

What Is Wrong With People Jer. 6:10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO What is wrong with people?  It is not surprising to me that Christians can become backslidden.  I was there myself.  I had gotten so backslidden in my twenties that, when the Lord finally caught me and brought me out of...

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Why Hidest Thou Thyself Ps. 10:1

Why Hidest Thou Thyself Ps. 10:1 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO David loved God and enjoyed great fellowship with him.  He was given the distinction of being a man after God’s own heart.  But in his life he sure had trouble.  He was anointed king as a teenager but didn’t ascend to...

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