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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The Mystery Was Made Known, Eph 3:1-12

In Eph 3:1-12, Paul writes about how he came to know and how others now know the mystery, “that the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body,” with Jews [Eph 3:6].  If you will remember the prior lesson, Paul disclosed to the Gentiles how they had become “fellowcitizens...

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Pray for America, 1 Tim 2:1-3

Pray for America 1 Tim.2:1-3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We need to pray for America.  But how do we pray?  And what do we pray for? Pray for those in authority – 1 Tim 2:1-3 – a quiet [Acts 9:31], and peaceable life [Jer 29:7], in all godliness [1 Tim 6:5;...

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Is Israel the Church? Rom 2:28-29

Is Israel the Church? Rom. 2:28-29 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Is Israel the Church?  No.  Have you ever had anyone teach you or tell you that Israel is the Church?  The idea is that God began dealing with the Jews in Israel in the Old Testament, and continued dealing with them...

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When Your Spirit is Overwhelmed, Ps 142:1-7

In Ps 142:3, David wrote, “my spirit was overwhelmed within me.”  In Ps 142:6, he said, “I am brought very low.”  A fair number of good people whom I know are overwhelmed right now.  There seems to be an oppressive spirit attempting to discourage and defeat good men and women. ...

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Church is the Right Place, Heb 10:25

Church is the right place to be if you are here for the right reasons.  People should come to church for one of three reasons.  And if you are here for one of these three reasons, then church is the right place for you.  Church is: The right place to...

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Who Are You Serving Rom.1:1

Who Are You Serving Rom.1:1 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We are called to be servants just like the Lord Jesus was [Phil 2:3-8; Matt 20:25-28] – and so the question is, Who are you serving?  Are you serving: Christ’s Righteousness – Rom 6:18 – in your life before you were saved,...

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Christian Resources Lk. 24:49

Christian Resources Lk. 24:49 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you listen to Christian radio today, you keep hearing the word “resources” referring to books, CD’s, DVD’s, etc. that are offered to the listeners at a price.  I have often thought to myself, “Where were all these Christian resources after Jesus...

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A Spiritual Famine Amos 8:11

A Spiritual Famine Amos 8: 11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Amos 8:11 Amos prophesied of a famine, not of bread and water, but a famine of hearing the words of the Lord.  This is a spiritual famine.   Israel went through several famines in the Bible.  Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob...

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