Feed the Flock and Humble Yourselves, 1 Pet 5:1-7

We are studying 1 Pet 5:1-7 in this lesson.  1 Pet 5:1-4 contain some instructions to pastors.  1 Pet 5:5-7 contain an exhortation to Christians to be humble. Instructions to pastors. Elders, in this passage, are pastors – 1 Pet 5:1 – as in Acts 14:23; 20:17; 20:28.  The term,...

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Neither Give Place to the Devil, Eph 4:27

Neither Give Place to the Devil Eph 4:27 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Paul gave us very specific instructions about putting on the new man in Eph 4:24-32.  In the midst of these instructions he told us, neither give place to the devil.  When you think about that instruction it is a...

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Faith and Humility

Faith and Humility (Matthew 15:21-28) This is a very interesting passage in the Gospel of Matthew. It is one of the miracles that Jesus performed and it deals with a Gentile woman who is getting help for her daughter that is vexed with a devil. The spiritual application for us...

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Honour, 1 Sam 2:29-30

Honour is a good name or public esteem; outward respect or admiration; a showing of usually merited respect.  According to Prov 22:1, honour is desirable.  So, if honour is a good thing to have, the question is, “How do you get it?” You don’t get honour by seeking honour –...

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Giving Satan an Advantage, Part I, 2 Cor 2:11

Satan is a vicious, clever enemy.  Nevertheless, Jesus successfully defended himself against the temptations of the devil [Matt 4:1-11], cast him out of every person he possessed, who came to Jesus for healing [Acts 10:38], spoiled him and openly triumphed over him on the cross [Col 2:15], and will destroy...

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Get Real Joshua 5: 1-15

Get Real Jos. 5: 1-15 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Most of us come to church on Sunday and listen to the preaching and teaching and go on home. Maybe there was some conviction; maybe there was some resolve to change, and maybe not. Then Monday morning we are back in the...

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Fear God 1 Pet 2:17

Fear God 1 Peter 2: 17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are a number of very practical things about the fear of the Lord that are found all through the Bible. For instance, “the fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction,” (Prov. 1:7)....

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The Right Response to Afflictions 1 Pet 5:5-10

The Right Response to Afflictions  1 Peter 5:9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Many of us are going through or have gone through afflictions.  Notice in 1 Pet 5:9 the mention of the afflictions that are accomplished in your brethren.  In 1 Pet 5:5-10 we find the right response to afflictions. Humble...

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Will Worship, Col 2:18-23

Will Worship Colossians 2:18-23 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Will worship is not salvation – it is something that may look like salvation because it has a certain look: Look of wisdom (v.23) – II Tim 3:5-6; Tit 1:11, 16 Look of humility (v.23) Look of self denial (v. 23) – Touch...

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