Why Some Don’t Have Eternal Life

Why Some Don’t Have Eternal Life 1 Jn. 5: 9-12 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Eternal life is the life of Jesus Christ.  He that hath the Son hath life [1 Jn 5:9-12].  Jesus is a gift [Jn 3:16; Eph 2:8-9].  Jesus came that we might have life more abundantly [Jn 10:10]....

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Dead in Trespasses and Sins

Dead in Trespasses and Sins Eph.2:1 Dead in trespasses and sins is the state of man without Jesus Christ. The Ephesians have Jesus Christ. How does a person get in this dead state? What is the definition of quickened? What is the definition of quickened? Your King James Bible will...

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The Good Shepherd, Jn 10:1-15

The Good Shepherd Jn 10:1-15 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The good shepherd is Jesus Christ. And just like a good shepherd, he calls us by name, he leads us out, he gives us abundant life, and he laid down his life for us.  He is the exact opposite of the thief,...

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Advice About Your Inheritance, Eph 1:11

According to Eph 1:11, when you were saved, you obtained an inheritance from the Lord.  The simplest way to put it is that you inherited eternal life.  This is what the rich, young ruler was after.  He asked Jesus what he must do “to inherit eternal life.” You can look...

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What You Lay Hold On, 1 Tim 6:17-19

Lay hold on eternal life, 1 Tim 6:19, 12.  To lay hold is to grasp, to seize, and to take possession.  What you lay hold on, reveals: What you love – 1 Tim 6:17 – there are those who are “rich in this world.”  Their temptation is to love earthly treasure rather...

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Troubled But Not Distressed, 2 Cor 4:8

Troubled But Not Distressed 2 Cor. 4:8 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO How was Paul able to be troubled but not distressed? When most of us are troubled, we get very distressed.  Here’s how our life generally goes.  Things are rocking along pretty smoothly.  Then trouble starts to build and we start...

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Complete in Him, Col 2:10-17

Our Sunday school lesson today is from Col 2:10-17.  In Col 2:10, Paul wrote, “ye are complete in him.”  The implications of this truth are covered in the rest of the passage that we’re studying.  Complete here has the meaning of perfect, having no deficiency.  Because we are in Christ,...

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The Spirit, the Water, and the Blood, 1 Jn 5:6-8

1 Jn 5:6-8 is quite a passage of scripture in your Bible.  For the most part, Bible scholars and many preachers don’t believe that 1 Jn 5:7 should even be in your Bible.  They say that this verse is a late addition to scripture, that it isn’t in the “oldest...

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The Death of His Saints, Ps 116:15

Ps 116:15 says, “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.”  The Psalmist didn’t say death is precious.  Death is horrible.  Death came from Adam’s disobedience [Rom 5:12].  God remedied our problem with death through the death of his own Son [Heb 2:14-15].  In Is...

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