Dwell Together in Unity, Ps 133:1

Unity is the state of being one.  God is three persons and yet he is one [1 Jn 5:7].   Unity is a thing undivided in itself, but separate from every other thing.  Ps 122:3, “Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together.”  When Jesus returns, Jerusalem will...

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The Devil, Afflictions, and Suffering, 1 Pet 5:8-14

Peter’s exhortation in 1 Pet 5:8-11 deals, primarily, with three different subjects: the devil, afflictions, and suffering.  The final three verse of the chapter are Silvanus’ closing remarks. The devil – 1 Pet 5:8-9 – the devil is our adversary.  Therefore, he is our enemy.  He opposes God and he...

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Living Within God’s Provisions, Lk 22:9-13

Living Within God’s Provisions Lk 22:9-13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you consider the earthly ministry of Jesus you see that he was living within Gods provisions his entire life.  We need to learn from his example and live our lives within Gods provisions, as well.  When you consider your own...

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A Gauge of Your Faith

A Gauge of Your Faith Mark 6:1-6 ; Luke 7:1-10 In these two passages we find the only two places in the King James Bible where Jesus is said to Marvel at something. In Mark he marvels at their lack of faith and in Luke he marvels at the great...

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Sifted by Satan

Sifted by Satan Luke 22:31-34                 Sift: to examine minutely or critically, to scrutinize, Separate the fine from the course. In Bible times threshing floors were used to separate the grain from the chaff. The wheat was crushed by oxen walking on it, then it was thrown in the air,...

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Sin Defined, 1 Jn 3:4

Sin Defined 1 Jn 3:4  CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO  The trouble that many Christians have in life results from an unclear definition of sin.  This lesson on sin defined will help you to understand that many of the difficulties that you haven’t been able to solve in your life are...

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Faith and Humility

Faith and Humility (Matthew 15:21-28) This is a very interesting passage in the Gospel of Matthew. It is one of the miracles that Jesus performed and it deals with a Gentile woman who is getting help for her daughter that is vexed with a devil. The spiritual application for us...

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Four Essentials in Prayer, 1 Tim 2:8

In 1 Tim 2:1-8, we find that prayer is essential.  In 1 Tim 2:8, we see that there are four essentials in prayer.  When you pray you must: Be instant – Paul said, “I will therefore that men pray everywhere…”.  In Rom 12:12, he said, “continuing instant in prayer.”  Prayer...

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The Lord Trieth The Righteous, Ps 11:5

According to Ps 11:5, “the Lord trieth the righteous.  To try is to put to test or trial; to prove.   When you go through something difficult in your life that puts you to the test, it’s helpful to remember that it isn’t necessarily something that an enemy is doing...

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