Lift Him Up, Jn 8:28

When Jesus was crucified, very few people who witnessed his crucifixion believed that he was the Son of God, the King of the Jews.  But as they saw him lifted up, some realized that he was, in fact, the King of the Jews.  Like Jesus said in Jn 8:28, “When...

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The Doctrine of the Resurrection 1 Cor 15:1-34

Doctrine of the Resurrection 1 Cor. 15: 1-34 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Paul devoted all of 1 Cor 15 to the doctrine of the resurrection.  First, he showed that the resurrection is essential to the gospel.  Then he argued for the resurrection by listing the witnesses to the resurrection, by discussing...

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Divisions 1 Cor 1:10-17

Divisions 1 Cor. 1: 10-17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There were contentions in Corinth, as there are, commonly, in other churches, sad to say.  Some folks in Chloe’s house reported the problem to Paul.  The reasons for contention in Corinth are, generally, the same reasons men in other churches have problems...

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Go After the Lost Lk 15:3-7

Go After the Lost Luke 15: 3-7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Lk 15:3-7, Jesus spoke a parable about a shepherd who, if he had a hundred sheep and lost one of them, would leave the ninety-nine and “go after that which is lost, until he find it.”  That statement,...

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Witnesses Acts 1:8

Witnesses Acts 1: 8 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO According to Acts 1:8, even the disciples, after all of their training and time spent with Jesus, needed the power of the Holy Ghost to witness.  Witnessing is just one part of the Holy Spirit’s work in getting the gospel to the lost...

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Responses to King Jesus Ps 2:1-12

Responses to King Jesus Ps. 2: 1-12 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO God used over 40 men to pen the words of the Bible, but he is the sole author.  Talking to Don Frisinger, he was amazed that verses from different parts of the Bible tied together to perfectly and clearly explain...

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Ye Ought to Please God 1 Thes 4:1

Ye Ought to Please God 1 Thes. 4:1  CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO According to Paul, in 1 Thes 4:1, you ought to please God and abound more and more.  In other words, you ought to find out what pleases God, do what pleases God and, as you grow, please him more...

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Reaching Lost Acquaintances Mk 5:19

Reaching Lost Acquaintances Mk 5:19 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We all have lost acquaintances, whether they are family, neighbors, co-workers or the like.  And we all have a desire to reach them with the gospel.  So, here is the way, I believe, that the Lord would have us, as members of...

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You Can Publish the Word Ps 68:11

You Can Publish the Word Ps 68:11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Lord gave the word.  These are his words preserved in the King James Bible.  He gives them to us by inspiration [2 Tim 3:16] and we give them to others when we publish the word.  It is comforting to...

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Freedom in Christ Gal 5:1-6

Galatians 5:1-6 Freedom in Christ CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Paul brings the whole letter to a head in these six verses.  Of course, those who believe you can lose your salvation jerk v. 4 from the context and use it to teach that a saved man can fall from grace and...

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