How to Handle an Offense, Prov 14:10

How To Handle An Offense Prov. 14: 10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO of How to Handle an Offense In the Christian life, you are going to be hurt by another Christian at some point in your life.  It seems that everyone goes through this experience at least once.  And some folks go...

Continue reading

Why God Allows Suffering, Rom 9:17

Why God Allows Suffering Rom 9: 17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We are going to answer the question, Why God allows suffering?  In answering this question, we realize that there are many who have suffered a great deal of unexplainable troubles in this life.  To this day, they cannot figure out...

Continue reading

The Work of the Spirit Jn. 7:39

The Work of the Spirit Jn. 7:39 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO I heard a sermon preached at a conference distinguishing the work of the Spirit from our work.  The gist of the message is that we need to recognize the Spirit’s responsibilities and our own responsibilities.  The Spirit doesn’t do all...

Continue reading

Consolation Aboundeth, 2 Cor 1:1-11

In 2 Cor 1:1-11, Paul wrote to the Corinthians about consolation.  Consolation is comfort; it is the act of consoling; it is also the state of being consoled.  Consolation aboundeth: Because it comes from God – 2 Cor 1:3 – Paul said that God is “the God of all comfort.” ...

Continue reading

The Question is What not Why Acts 9:6

The Question is What not Why Acts 9:6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Paul asked “Lord, what wilt thou have me to do,” [Acts 9:6]?  That question is so much better than the question, “Why hast thou made me thus,” [Rom 9:20]?  People get stuck wherever they run into trouble with...

Continue reading

Thoughts After Hurricane Harvey

Thoughts After Hurricane Harvey CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO After going through a hurricane, you learn some things.  Here are some things we learned. Be thankful – 1 Thes 5:18 – thank the Lord for his protection, for your friends, and for his peace through the storm. Keep your mind on the...

Continue reading

Consolation II Cor. 1:3

Consolation II Cor. 1:3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO To console someone is to comfort him – to ease his misery or grief – to give him some relief – this passage is about the consolation Paul had received from the Lord and the consolation the Corinthians would receive from him. Notice...

Continue reading

Enduring Suffering Col. 1:21-24

Enduring Suffering Col. 1:21-24 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Enduring suffering can be a hard thing to do – perhaps it would help us if we could see from the Bible some benefits of enduring suffering. We endure suffering to: Preach the gospel effectually – Col 1:21-24; 2 Tim 2:10-12 – Paul...

Continue reading

The Day of Adversity Prov. 24: 10

The Day of Adversity Prov. 24:10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO A man doesn’t really know how strong he is until he faces adversity – because up until then he is in circumstances that are not beyond his control. Adversity can be good for you and so God will allow you...

Continue reading