No Changes, Ps 55:19

Ps 55:19 says, “Because they have no changes, therefore they fear not God.”  The fear of God is one of the most essential things in the Bible.  Solomon said that to fear God and keep his commandments is the whole duty of man [Ecc 12:13].  Yet, Paul said that the...

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David’s Brethren, 1 Sam 22:1

Davids Brethren 1 Sam. 22:1 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When Davids brethren knew that he had escaped to the cave Adullam, they went down to him along with other men who were in distress, in debt and discontented.  This is surprising when you consider Eliab’s anger against David in 1 Sam...

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Pleasures Ps. 16:11

Pleasures Ps 16:11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Bible says in Ps 16:11, “in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures forever more.” This Psalm, as you can tell from the context in Ps 16:10, is a reference to Jesus, who is now at the...

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For Such A Time As This Est 4:14

For Such a Time As This Esther 4: 14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Esther 4:14 Esther had come to the kingdom for such a time as this.  The text doesn’t say “for this time.”  It says for “such a time” as this.  Many of us encounter times in our lives...

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Hindrances to Doing God’s Will Jos 24 19-24

Hindrances to God’s Will Joshua 24 :18-25 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Just as Israel could not serve God because of the strange gods that were with them, so there are things that will hinder your ability to do God’s will.  The things that will hinder your ability to do God’s will...

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Jesus Tarried Behind Lk 2:41-50

Jesus Tarried  Behind Luke 2 :41 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Lk 2:41-50, Jesus went with Mary and Joseph to Jerusalem to keep the feast of passover, as was their custom.  When Mary and Joseph left Jerusalem, they thought Jesus was with them.  He wasn’t.  Jesus tarried behind.  From this passage we...

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The Foreknowledge of God

The Foreknowledge of God 1 Sam. 23:1-15   Foreknowledge, the knowledge of a thing before it happens. God Knows everything, past, present, and future. God knew the results of verses 13-15 before the passage began in verse 1. He knows what you have need of before you ask, [Matt.6:8]. Man’s...

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Abundant Grace Rom. 5: 20

Abundant Grace Rom. 5: 20 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Paul said, “But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound.,” [Rom 5:20].  That is abundant grace.  Jesus promised us abundant life in Jn 10:10; and part of that abundant life is abundant grace.  Last week we saw the abundant joy that...

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Misusing The Will of God Acts 22:14

Misusing The Will of God Acts 22:14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We place a lot of emphasis on knowing the will of God and doing his will. But we need to be careful about misusing the will of God.  When people believe that they know the will of God, they are...

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Spiritual Growth Col. 1:9

Spiritual Growth Col. 1:9  CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When Paul wrote to the Colossians he told them that he prayed for several things concerning their spiritual growth.  The things for which he prayed are the same things that we need for our spiritual growth.  Our spiritual growth involves: Knowing God’s will...

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