Praying for the Sick 2 Kings 13:14

Praying for the Sick 2 Kings 13:14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When praying for the sick, keep in mind that God doesn’t always heal sick folks.  In 2 Ki 13:14, when Elisha was sick, he died.  And unlike Hezekiah, he didn’t weep sore over this outcome, trying to persuade God to...

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Let the Holy Spirit Work, Lk 1:15

In the first four chapters of the Gospel of Luke, we see repeated references to the work of the Holy Spirit in the lives of John the Baptist and his family and Jesus Christ and his family.  When you read these chapters you understand that the Holy Spirit orchestrated everything. ...

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My Words Do Good, Mic 2:7

In Mic 2:7, the Lord asks, “do not my words do good to him that walketh uprightly?”  Indeed, they do.  For us who desire to walk uprightly, God’s words are very good.  The key is that you must be walking uprightly.   These words are not good to anyone who...

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Good Signs of His Coming, 1 Thes 1:9-10

Shortly after news of the coronavirus first broke in the United States, Christians started asking, “Do you think this is a sign of the end times?”  And so I preached the message that compared the coronavirus with Biblical pestilences because I didn’t believe that this was a Biblical pestilence.  ...

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Comforting the Grieving, Job 2:11-13

What can you do to comfort the grieving? Just sit with them – Job 2:11-13 – Job’s friends did more by just sitting down with him quietly than they did by trying to talk him through his situation.  It’s hard to know what you should or should not say; you...

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Believe the Truth, 2 Thes 2:13-17

Today, we are studying 2 Thes 2:13-17. This passage is in the context of the rest of the chapter, which we studied previously.  From that lesson, we saw that there is a falling away first before the revelation of the man of sin [2 Thes 2:3].  The church age ends...

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What Nevertheless Emphasizes, Rev. 2:4

Nevertheless Rev. 2:4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the epistles and the Revelation you will see the word nevertheless 20 times.  Often when you see that word God is going to show you something good in spite of something bad.  Nevertheless interrupts the current train of thought in a verse or...

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Preaching and Teaching, Acts 28:31

After we are saved, it is very important that we hear the preaching and teaching of the word of God.  There are five specific things we see Paul doing with the word of God among the people to whom he ministered.  Like Paul, ministers of the word of God should...

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The Benefits of Affliction, Ps 119

The Benefits of Affliction Ps. 119 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Benefits of Affliction are seen in Ps 119.  Often in affliction we only see the suffering and trouble.  Look for the benefits. Affliction can lead you to salvation through God’s words – Psalm 119:107 – I am afflicted very much:...

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