Follow After Righteousness, 1 Tim 6:11

According to 1 Tim 6:11 righteousness is something that you should follow.  Paul said, follow after righteousness. All over the world, righteousness is available to follow.  You find it in the law.  According to the righteousness of the law, Paul was blameless, Phil 3:6.  The law is our school master...

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Both Physical & Spiritual Feeding

Mark 8:1-9  Introduction: In this passage we see the Lord Jesus Christ feeding 4,000 men beside women and children. This feeding was physical however, we can see some things here that we want to consider as a Christian, if we want to be fed by God spiritually.  You and I should...

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Virtue, Lk 6:19

In this sermon we’re going to discuss virtue.  Virtue is strength.  It is that quality of physical bodies, by which they produce effects on other bodies.  In a literal sense you can speak of the virtue of plants in medicine.   So, in Lk 6:19, Jesus said virtue had gone...

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Do Not Give Up Ground, 2 Sam 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 To Know To Grow, Ps 139:23-24

What To Know In Order To Grow Ps. 139: 23-24 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO What to Know to Grow Some Christians lives are stunted.  They want to grow but they don’t seem to be growing.  Thus, they live frustrated lives because it doesn’t seem possible that they will ever grow...

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The Perfecting of the Saints, Eph 4:11-16

In Eph 4:11-16, pastors and teachers are given to the church for the perfecting of the saints.  Saints are perfected for the work of the ministry and for the edifying of the body of Christ.  In verse 16, “every part maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of ITSELF...

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A Flock of Sheep, 1 Pet 5:2-3

In 1 Pet 5:1-4, Peter exhorted the elders, who were among the scattered strangers to whom he wrote this epistle, 1 Pet 1:1. He told them, in verses 2 and 3, to “Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly;...

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Six Things Saved People Should Do, Matt 4:4

Six Things Saved People Should Do Matt. 4:4  CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO What should I do now that I’m saved?  There are six things saved people should do. One of the hardest times in your Christian life is right after you get saved.  Your enemies fight hard to keep you...

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Five Things You Need to Grow, 2 Peter 3:18

Five Things You Need to Grow 2 Peter 3:18 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are five things you need to grow in your relationship to Jesus and your relationship to your local church.  These are particularly important for young adults and families today.  These two groups evidently have the greatest difficulty...

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Preoccupied, 2 Cor 10:5

Preoccupied II Cor. 10:5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Your mind is preoccupied when a matter or a subject dominates or engrosses your mind to the exclusion of other thoughts.  It appears that many young Christians are preoccupied these days.  You can run a little two-part self-test to see if you are...

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