Reap in Joy, Ps 126:5-6

Reap in Joy Ps. 126:5-6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO If everyone could go “soul winning” and reap in joy, there would be a lot more Christians laboring in the harvest.  Reaping is always joyful [Lk 15:7, 10].  But to reap in joy, one must remember what is involved.  To reap in...

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Teaching Timothy, 2 Tim 3:10

Christians, young in the Lord, often learn from more mature Christians.  So, mature Christians must be like Paul if they are going to teach a young man like Timothy.  “Timothy” is going to check you out to be sure you are worth following.  In 2 Tim 3:10, Paul wrote, “”But...

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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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Baby Steps, Acts 3:1-10

Baby Steps Acts 3:1-10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The scene is afternoon prayer outside the Temple in Jerusalem.  Laying there at the Beautiful gate is a lame man.  He’s been lame from his mother’s womb.  He reminds me of a lost man [lost because of his natural birth] hanging around church....

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Paul’s Ministry, Col 1:24-29

Paul’s Ministry Colossians 1:24-29 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In v.23, Paul talks of the gospel and says: “whereof I Paul am made a minister” and he says it again in v.25.  So what was his ministry in the gospel?  What is the ministry of any minister? Ministry of suffering (v.24) –...

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Introduction to Timothy

Introduction to Timothy 1 Tim. 1 1-2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO First Timothy is an epistle written by Paul to Timothy.  Together with 2 Timothy and Titus, these epistles comprise a segment of Paul’s epistles known as the Pastoral Epistles.  They are written to give instruction to men Paul trained in...

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What Can I Do? 1 Cor. 12:12-27

What Can I Do?  1 Cor. 12:12-27 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The body of Christ doesn’t have any vestigial organs.  We all have something to do in the body.  “… now hath God set the members every one of them in the body, as it hath pleased him,” [1 Cor 12:18]. ...

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Make Disciples Matt. 28:18-20

Make Disciples Matt. 28:18-20 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Some people believe that Matt 28:19 says, Go ye therefore, and make disciples of all nations…  They get this from going back to the “Greek.”  But Matt 28:19 doesn’t say that.  It says, Go ye therefore, and teach all nations… There is a...

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Fellowhelpers to the Truth III John 6-8

Fellowhelpers to the Truth III John 6-8 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We are to be fellowhelpers to the truth.  In other words, we are to help each other with the Bible. We need help understanding the Bible – Acts 8:30-31 – the Ethiopian eunuch could not understand the passage in Isaiah...

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