God Means What He Says, Num 22:5-13

In Num 2:12-13, God told Balaam, specifically, not to go with the men who came from Balak and not to curse Israel because Israel was blessed.  So, Balaam knew, in no uncertain terms, exactly what God wanted him not to do and why.  When Balak’s men came back and tried...

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Not Ashamed

Not Ashamed Gen. 2:25               Adam and Eve were in the presence of God, naked, and not ashamed. Will you be able to stand one day before God and not be ashamed? Saved [Rom.14:10-12] or Lost [Rev.20:11-15] we will all stand before God. If you are a child of...

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What Was Wrong With Balaam Num. 22:6-35

What Was Wrong With Balaam Num. 22:6-35 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the Old Testament we see what was wrong with Balaam and in the New Testament we see what Balaam did wrong.  The New Testament identifies the way of Balaam, the doctrine of Balaam and the error of Balaam.  The...

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You Can’t Get Away With It, 2 Chr 18:1-34

When you try to do something that is contrary to God’s plan you can’t get away with it.  In 2 Chr 18:1-34, Ahab wanted to fight the Syrians to recover Ramothgilead from them.  A prophet, named Micaiah, told him that he would fail and that he would die in the...

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Israel’s Failure in Canaan, Num 32:10-12

When Israel had the opportunity to enter Canaan the first time, they encountered some problems that set them back and caused them to wander in the wilderness for forty years.  Then when they finally made it into the land, they encountered a couple more problems that caused them unnecessary grief...

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Giving Satan an Advantage, Part II, 2 Cor 2:11

In Part I of this lesson, we saw that from the moment we are saved, we are in a battle with Satan.  He is our adversary [1 Pet 5:8].  God gives us his whole armor to protect us in this battle [Eph 6:10-18].  However, according to 2 Cor 2:11, there...

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The Tragic Demise of a Good Man 2 Sam 1:17-27

The Tragic Demise of a Good Man II Sam. 1: 17-27 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Three times in David’s lamentation for Saul and Jonathan in 2 Sam 1:17-27, David said, “How are the mighty fallen,” [2 Sam 1:19, 25, 27].  Saul, indeed, was a mighty man.  He had an excellent beginning...

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Why Children Dishonor Their Fathers Prov 30:11

Why Children Dishonor Their Fathers Prov. 30: 11. CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Father’s Day.  It is more common today for children to dishonor their fathers than in prior generations in our country [Prov 30:11].  We see that this is a worldwide problem.  Before the return of the Lord Jesus Christ, according...

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Bring Them Up His Way Eph. 6:4

Bring Them Up His Way Eph. 6: 4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Bring them up in the “nurture and admonition OF THE LORD”, not your way, his. I did it my way, I have many failures. God’s way is perfect [Ps.18:30] Illustration – “Easter Lily” Ask a young couple to...

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Symptoms of a Hard Heart Prov. 28:14

Symptoms of a Hard Heart Prov.28:14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Symptoms of a Hard Heart Proverbs 28:14               Why is it, that we can easily see a hard heart is someone else? In the ministry we see young and old alike harden their own heart against the things of...

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