Hannah’s Virtue, 1 Sam 1:1-2:21

Hannah was a virtuous woman.  Her husband had two wives, the other of whom was Peninnah.  Peninnah bore children, but Hannah was childless in the early years of her marriage; and this caused her grief.  Rather than envy Peninnah and fuss with her husband about this like Rachel did to...

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A Faithful Man, Prov 20:6

Prov 20:6 says, “Most men will proclaim everyone his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?”  When I read this verse, I think of a resumé.  When you prepare a resumé, you highlight all the good stuff you have done, that you hope qualifies you for the job...

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Faithfulness 1 Cor. 4:2

Faithfulness 1 Cor. 4:2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Faithfulness is one of the most needed and beneficial characteristics that a man or woman could possibly have. You may have noticed that faithfulness is a prime trait of our Lord. Deut 7:9 says, “Know therefore that the Lord thy God, he is God, the faithful God,...

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Refuse and Choose

Refuse and Choose Isa.7:15 Good choices will change your life. Jesus learned to make the correct choices and lived a sinless life. [Lk.2:40] “and the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.” [Lk.2:52] “Jesus increased in wisdom and stature,...

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God’s Qualities and Our Response Ps 36:1-11

God’s Qualities and Our Response Ps. 36: 1-2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Psalm 36, David extols five characteristics of God.  In verses 5-7, he praises the Lord for his mercy, his faithfulness, his righteousness, his judgments and his lovingkindness.  In this message we are going to discuss these characteristics a...

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Doing a Great Work

Doing a Great Work Neh.6:1-4 Are you doing a great work? Nehemiah was, and his enemies were trying to distract him. He was not going to stop, because he knew the importance of the work. the Lord did some mighty works while he was on this earth, but [John 14:12]...

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Faithful Men II Tim. 2:2

Faithful Men II Tim. 2:2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO God is faithful. Jesus Christ is faithful. The word of God is faithful. And we need to be faithful.  A faithful man is a: Faithful saint – Col 1:2; Acts 16:15 – he must be faithful to the Lord, to the words...

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Faithfulness Deut. 7:9

Faithfulness Deut. 7:9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Faithfulness is one of the key characteristics in a Christian whom God will use and bless [Prov 28:20].  God requires us to be faithful because he is the faithful God [Deut 7:9].  In the parable of the talents in Matt 25:14-30, the distribution of...

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Watering 1 Cor. 3:6-8

Watering 1 Cor. 3:6-8 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Concerning souls, we often talk of sowing the seed and harvesting the fruit.  We rarely expound on watering.  However, watering is what Apollos did in 1 Cor 3:6-8.  So, watering is necessary when dealing with souls.  Therefore, we must discuss it. Sowing the...

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A Faithful Steward 1 Cor. 4:2

A Faithful Steward 1 Cor. 4:2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Abraham’s eldest servant was a faithful steward (Gen 24).  He accomplished what he was sent to do. He was sent to find a bride for Isaac and he succeeded. Nothing took precedence over the task at hand (Gen 24:17).  He...

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