Spiritual Joy, Gal 5:22

Joy is defined in the dictionary as an emotion. Merriam-Webster defines joy as “the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one desires” or “the expression or exhibition of such emotion.”  Joy is also described by some as “an agreeable affection.”  But...

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Discernment 1Tim. 2:13-14

Discernment 1 Tim. 2: 13-14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Discernment Discernment is the ability to know or understand the difference between two or more things. As Christians we need to be able to discern good from evil, and right from wrong. A man once said, “The first great rule in life is...

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Mob Reactions Acts 19:32

Mob Reactions Acts 19:32 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Mob reactions are as volatile as a powder keg – people get so stirred up over things – we are going to study mob reactions in the Bible to get a scriptural perspective on their reactions so that when we see others react...

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The Doctrine of Repentance

The Doctrine of Repentance Lk.5:32   [Matt.4:17] Jesus preached “Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand” [Matt.3:1-2] John the Baptist preached the same [Mk.6:7-12] The Apostles preached that men should repent [Acts 2:38] Peter preached it [Acts 17:30] Paul said the God commanded it [2 Pet.3:9] It is...

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The Remedy for Being Heady II Tim. 3:1-5

 The Remedy for Being Heady II Tim. 3:1-5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We studied 2 Tim 3:1-5 in Sunday school this morning.  One of the characteristics of the perilous times in the last days is that men are heady [2 Tim 3:4].  Heady means rash, willful, impetuous.  Impetuous means controlled by...

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God’s Intervention II Kings 5:1-14

God’s Intervention II Kings 5:1-14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you need God to intervene in your life, you must consider these truths experienced by Naaman, found in 2 Ki 5:1-14.  You may need God’s intervention in a marital problem, a family problem, a financial problem, a medical problem or a...

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They Didn’t Know Him Luke 24:13-35

They Didn’t Know Him  Luke 24:13-35 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO These two disciples on the road to Emmaus were walking with Jesus and didn’t know him.  They remind me of Christians who know only enough about Jesus to know that they are saved.  But they don’t know him and have little...

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What is Love in the Bible

What is Love in the Bible      “Love makes the world go round”, not really. Yet most of us fashion our life around the things we love. Do you know what the Bible says about love? If you wish to truly love someone, Love in the Bible is a perfect...

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Declutter Your Life Matt. 6:31-34

Declutter Your Life Matt. 6:31-34 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Matt 6:31-34 and Lk 9:3, among other places, we see that Jesus wanted his disciples to live uncluttered lives.  Likewise, you need to declutter your life. I was talking with Joel Logan the other day about a revival that he preached...

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Walls of a Godly Home: #1 Rule Your Spirit

Proverbs 16:32 In this series of lessons we’ll look at some scriptural “walls” that need to be in place in order to protect and provide an atmosphere for the Holy Spirit of God to work in your home.  Worldly heroism is might, but godly heroism is in the mastery of...

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