Starting Right, Matt 6:33

18-01-01-Matt-6-33-Starting-Off-Right CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO After a season of gifts and family visits it is time to return to the business of living for the Lord.  So much attention is given to temporal and worldly things during the Holiday season that people drift away from the Lord.  It’s time to...

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Withhold Not Good, Prov 3:27-28

There are times when we hear of people in great need.  And in those times that we have the wherewithal to help meet the need, God wants us to help.  He said, “Withhold not good from them to whom it is due”, Prov 3:27-28.   What is good that we...

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Daniel Purposed in His Heart, Dan 1:8

Daniel Purposed in His Heart Dan.1:8  CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Daniel 1:8 says, “Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might...

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Carnal Motives for Giving, 2 Cor 9:7

Carnal Motives for Giving 2 Cor. 9:7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are certainly some very spiritual motives for giving, as we saw in the prior broadcast.  These include love, willingness, affection, obedience, joy, liberality, and security.  But oftentimes, we find that giving is carnally motivated.  We want to examine the...

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Spiritual Motives for Giving Eph 5:25

Spiritual Motives for Giving Eph 5:25 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are many motives for giving and not all of them are good and pure.  Giving in order to be recognized is selfishly motivated in part, but the recipient doesn’t mind; universities promise recognition as an encouragement to give.  Giving to...

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Addicted to the Ministry, 1 Cor 16:15-17

Addicted to the Ministry of the Saints The house of Stephanas was addicted to the ministry of the saints, 1 Cor 16:15-17.   The house of Stephanas was the first fruits of Achaia.  Achaia is the region in which Corinth was located.  North of Achaia was Macedonia where Thessalonica was...

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Your Life is About Others, Phil 2:3-4

Your Life is about Others Phil 2:3-4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO First and foremost your life must be about pleasing God.  However, if we are not careful, our thoughts and concerns can become so much about us and our personal relationship to the Lord that we lose sight of others. ...

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Bible Paradoxes, Mk 8:35

Bible Paradoxes Mk 8: 35 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Recently, in a men’s meeting, a friend of mine preached on the paradoxes in the Bible. It was such an interesting message that I will repeat most of what he said in this message.  These things will help you if you...

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Go and Do Thou Likewise, Lk 10:29-37

Go and Do Thou Likewise Luke 10:29-37 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Jesus told the story of the Good Samaritan to a lawyer in answer to his question clarifying the second commandment, “Who is my neighbour?” He asked the question to justify himself.  Jesus told him the story and then told him...

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Giving to the Lord

Giving to the Lord (2 Corinthians 9:6-11) In this lesson we are going to look at the subject of Giving to the Lord. For many this is a difficult subject because there are many thoughts and opinions regarding giving to the Lord. We will begin by looking at the passage...

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