We Need to Fear God, Phil 2:12-13

We Need to Fear God Phil. 2:12-13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Paul said, “… work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.”  We need to fear God after we are saved.  The fear of God is good for us.  It gives us wisdom, it keeps us clean, it gives us...

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Coupled With Humility, Prov 22:4

Four times in the Bible you see something coupled with humility.  There is a richer blessing when you humble yourself and do this other thing that we will discuss tonight. Fear of God coupled with humility – Prov 22:4.  1 Pet 5:5 says, “God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace...

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What Is Wrong With People, Jer 6:10

What Is Wrong With People Jer. 6:10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO What is wrong with people?  It is not surprising to me that Christians can become backslidden.  I was there myself.  I had gotten horribly backslidden in my twenties.  When the Lord finally caught me and brought me out of all...

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Motivated By Fear, 1 Kings 8:40

Motivated by Fear 1 Kings 8:40 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Motivated By Fear This lesson is on being motivated by fear.  Men have always used fear to motivate people.  And as long as the person is truly afraid of whatever you are scaring him with, you can move him to do...

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Things You Need More Than Money, Prov 16:8

Things You Need More Than Money Prov. 16: 8 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Money is, obviously, important.  If you don’t have any, it’s sure hard to pay your bills.  But our attention to obtaining and maintaining wealth can surely obscure some other needs that are much more important than money.  These...

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Serving With Fear, Col 3:22-25

Introduction to serving with fear Today’s sermon is on serving with fear. We have preached recently on serving God and serving others.  A number of you are serving, and I’m thankful for your service.  We have some opportunities for others to serve right now, as well.  And with the Preachers...

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How To Have A Good Name, Prov 22:1

In Prov 22:1, Solomon said, “A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.”  He’s saying that sometimes you have to choose between a good name and a great fortune.   For example, Judas Iscariot chose to have great riches,...

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Making Decisions, Prov 4:23

Making Decisions Prov. 4:23 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Here are some considerations to help you when you are making decisions.  Remember that your heart makes your decisions; not your mind.  Your heart is revealed in your decisions.  So, you must keep your heart with all diligence.  The heart can be...

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Conditions of Favor With God, 1 Sam 12:14-15

Conditions for Gods Favor 1 Sam.12: 14-15 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Samuel told Israel that despite choosing a king, God would still give them favor if they would meet certain conditions.  We call these “conditions for favor with God.”  To have favor with God, you must be: God Fearing – 1...

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The Perfecting of the Saints, Eph 4:11-16

In Eph 4:11-16, pastors and teachers are given to the church for the perfecting of the saints.  Saints are perfected for the work of the ministry and for the edifying of the body of Christ.  In verse 16, “every part maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of ITSELF...

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