Moses’s Excuses, Exodus 3:10-11

Exodus 3:1-10- Come now therefore, and I will send thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayest bring forth my people the children of Israel out of Egypt.  Exodus 3:11- “And Moses said unto God, Who am I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children...

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A Call to the Ministry, Is 6:1-8

In Is 6:1-8 we see an example of a call to the ministry.   First, Isaiah saw the Lord and then he saw himself.  He knew that he was unworthy and unclean.  When men really get to know the Lord, usually in a deep valley or trial, they see him as...

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Wholly Follow The Lord, Jos 14:7-15

Wholly Followed The Lord Jos 14:8-I CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Jos 14:7-8 Caleb is a good example to help us wholly follow the Lord.  Caleb’s testimony in Canaan when he was recounting the time that he and eleven other spies went to search Canaan was, “I wholly followed the Lord.”  He...

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God Given Desires, Ps 37:4

Our text is Ps 37:4, “Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.”  Do you ever wonder how God calls individuals into the ministry?  I know how he called me.  My call started with a desire. Perhaps by studying a few passages...

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Your Calling, 2 Tim 1:9

Many Christians say that they want to know what their calling is, what their purpose is.  Unfortunately, it seems that most Christians don’t know.  So, we’re going to look at some verses in the Bible to help you figure out your calling.  In your calling you are: Called to salvation...

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I Cannot Lk 14:20

I Cannot Lk 14: 20 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO “I cannot” is not an acceptable excuse with the Lord.  If the Lord wants you to do something, don’t tell him, “I can’t.”  I told right-footed kids, that I coached in soccer, to use their left foot to kick the ball.  They...

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Intercession and Predestination, Rom 8:26-30

Intercession and Predestination Rom. 8:26-30  CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Rom 8:26-30, we will study intercession and predestination, the intercession of the Holy Spirit and the predestination of believers. Intercession – Rom 8:26-28 Rom 8:26 “Likewise,” refers to something before. In Rom 8:22 the whole creation groaneth. In Rom 8:23 even...

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He Will Have Mercy Is. 55:6-7

He Will HaveMercy Is. 55:6-7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Lord is a Merciful God; he will have mercy. In this text we see His mercy at work through the whole process of a fellow returning to the Lord. The Lord grants him mercy to: Seek the Lord – you are not...

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The Faith of Abraham

The Faith of Abraham CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Heb 11:8 we learn something about the faith of Abraham that is remarkably helpful to us when considering a possible call of God into the ministry.  We also learn from his faith not to be afraid of the unknown; as long as...

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