A Prophet Among Them, Ezek 2:1 – 3:3

We’re studying Ezek 2:1-3:3 in this lesson.  Ezek 2:5 says, “And they… shall know that there hath been a prophet among them.”  There are several things that we see in this passage concerning Ezekiel that are true of God’s prophets.   A prophet hears from God – Ezek 2:1-3 – God...

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Snares, 2 Tim 2:26

Snares 2 Tim 2:26 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are a number of snares in the Bible of which you must be aware.  You can get hung in one of these and never get out.  Here are some snares for which to watch out: The snare of the devil – 1...

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The Praise of Men, Jn 12:43

The Praise of Men Jn.12-43 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The chief rulers loved the praise of men more than the praise of God and so, they didn’t confess Jesus.  Many Christians won’t confess Jesus today, for the same reason.  Now, if I were to ask you if you love the praise...

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Dispelling Fear, Ps 56:11

In Ps 56:11, David said, “In God have I put my trust: I will not be afraid what man can do unto me.”  He didn’t say, “Though I am afraid what man can do unto me, I’m going to trust God.”  Do you see?  He’s not trusting God and fearing...

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My Heart Shall Not Fear, Ps 27:1-3

In Ps 27:1-3 David asks, Whom shall I fear?  Of whom shall I be afraid?  The context of these questions is a fight.  Notice the references to the wicked, mine enemies, my foes, an host, and war.  We are in a fight.  Paul told Timothy to fight the good fight...

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Five Excuses For Not Turning, Prov 1:22-23

There is an amazingly generous offer in Prov 1:22-23.  Wisdom offers to the simple, to scorners, and to fools to “pour out my spirit unto you,” and to “make known my words unto you.”  God makes this offer, not to the righteous, but to fools and scorners.  The offer is...

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I Am Right 1 Sam. 15:13

In 1 Sam 15, Samuel confronted Saul about not obeying the Lord’s command to utterly destroy Amalek.  When Samuel first came to Saul, Saul said, “I have performed the commandment of the Lord,” [1 Sam 15:13].  And even after Samuel charged Saul with not obeying the word of the Lord,...

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The People Were Distressed, 1 Sam 13:6

In 1 Sam 13, Saul was the king of Israel.  He had reigned 2 years when Jonathan and the thousand men who were with him smote a garrison of the Philistines [1 Sam 13:2-3].  The Philistines retaliated by gathering themselves together to fight with Israel [1 Sam 13:5].  There were...

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Spiritual Depression, 1 Ki 19:4

In many cases, depression is something you can address spiritually and practically rather than chemically, through anti-depressants.  You can often make changes in your spiritual life that will improve your emotional and mental health.  Furthermore, if depression is exacerbated by your lifestyle and diet, you can make the necessary lifestyle...

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The Snare of Fearing Man, Prov 29:25

This morning we preached on the fear of God.  Tonight we must consider how the fear of man limits the fear of God in your life and how it bringeth a snare.  A snare is anything by which you are entangled and brought into trouble. When you fear man, before...

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