The Church Building, Matt 16:16-18

The Church Building Matt 16:16-18 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Jesus said, “I will build my church,” [Matt 16:18].  It’s built on a rock [Matt 16:16].  That rock is Jesus Christ, and the gates of hell were not able to prevail against it between his burial and resurrection [Acts 2:27, 31].  Notice...

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What Your Heart Will Follow, Job 31:7

What your heart will follow Tonight we’re going to discuss what your heart will follow.  When Job was professing his own righteousness before his friends, he said, “If my step hath turned out of the way, and mine heart walked after mine eyes, and if any blot hath cleaved to...

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Rooted and Grounded, Eph 3:17

Rooted and Grounded Eph 3:17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Eph 3:17 says, “That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love…”  And then the thought continues into the next verse.  Today we are going to talk about being rooted and grounded.  We are...

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Local Church Activities, Eph 3:21

Local Church Activities Eph. 3:21 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are three main local church activities in which every church should be involved.  And these three should be balanced.  Every true local church should glorify God, edify saints and evangelize sinners. Glorify God – Eph 3:20-21; Rom 15:6 This primarily...

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The Temple of God, 1 Ki 5:7

The Temple of God 1 Ki 5:7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Lord devotes much attention to the building of Solomon’s temple.  We can learn some interesting things by studying the temple of God. The temple – the temple is not the temple just because it was built to be a...

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No Room For Them in the Inn, Luke 2:7

No Room For Them in the Inn Luke 2:7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO You have probably heard this text, there was no room for them in the inn, preached or taught many times around the Christmas season.  However, there is a thought in the verse that provides an excellent text for preaching. ...

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Jesus Has The Preeminence, Col 1:15-20

In this lesson, we are studying Col 1:15-20, in which we see that Jesus has the preeminence.  Col 1:18 says, “that in all things he might have the preeminence.”  Jesus’ preeminence is evident in that: He is the image of the invisible God – Col 1:15 – God is a...

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Does the Church Go Through the Tribulation? Col 2:16-17

Does the Church Go Through the Tribulation Col. 2:16-17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There seems to be a lot of confusion about this question today, “Does the Church go through the Tribulation?”  The answer is, “No.”  The confusion stems from the failure to check all the doctrines that are affected if...

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A Good Church

A Good Local Church CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO What should I look for in a good church?  To organize the answer to this question practically, we have divided the answer into several sub-questions that you can ask concerning any church you visit or attend.  These questions and answers are not intended...

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Prayer Was Made, Acts 12:5

Acts 12 records a distressing time for the church.  Herod had killed James, the brother of John, and had imprisoned Peter, intending to kill him.  Notice the response of the church.  They prayed.  Acts 12:5 says, “prayer was made.”  Look at that word “made.”  They did it.  They accomplished it. ...

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