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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

A Time To Every Purpose Ecc 3:1

A Time To Every Purpose Ecc 3: 1 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO God is extremely precise in his timing for every purpose.  In Gen 1:14, God set the lights for “days” and for “years.”  And so he already knows when certain things will happen.  He has them scheduled.  Look at few...

Continue reading

What Changed the Thief Lk 23:33-44

What Changed the Thief Luke 23: 33-44 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO It is best to read Matt 27:35-44, Mk 15:24-33 and Lk 23:33-44 to get the full picture of what went on during the first three hours of the crucifixion.  These texts cover from 9:00 [Mk 15:25] to 12:00 [Lk 23:44]...

Continue reading

Joseph the Ruler Ps.105 Gen.37

Joseph the Ruler Ps. 105 Gen.37. CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Joseph was a man that God wanted to use and a man that God did use.  What sort of preparations and training did he go through?  Preparing Joseph the ruler involved: An ordinary beginning – Gen 37:2 – doing ordinary chores...

Continue reading