Praying for the Sick 2 Kings 13:14

Praying for the Sick 2 Kings 13:14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When praying for the sick, keep in mind that God doesn’t always heal sick folks.  In 2 Ki 13:14, when Elisha was sick, he died.  And unlike Hezekiah, he didn’t weep sore over this outcome, trying to persuade God to...

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You’re Making Yourself Sicker, Prov 18:14

Prov 18:14 says, “The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear?”  According to this verse, your spirit affects your health.  Your spirit will sustain your infirmity unless it’s wounded.  If you are wounding your spirit, you’re making yourself sicker. There are many...

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Bear With Me, 2 Cor 11:1-33

Paul wanted the Corinthians to bear with him through some boasting.  They might well bear with [meaning “in all likelihood they would bear with”] a fellow preaching false doctrine [2 Cor 11:4], so they should certainly bear with Paul.  He wanted them to bear with him: Being jealous over them...

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Don’t Choose Sin as the Remedy Eph. 4:26

Don’t Choose Sin as the Remedy Eph. 4:26 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Eph 4:26 Paul says, “Be ye angry, and sin not.”  So there is an allowance for anger.  The point is that at times anger is an appropriate response to something wrong.  Look at Jesus in Mark 3:5.  He...

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Elders, Ordination, Infirmities, Judgment 1 Tim. 5:17-21

Elders, Ordination, Infirmities, Judgment 1 Tim. 5:17-21  CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the remainder of I Timothy 5, from verses 17-25, Paul gave Timothy practical advice for dealing with elders [17-21], ordinations [22], his own infirmities [23] and judgment [24-25]. An elder’s honor — 1 Tim 5:17 — elders are...

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Written For Our Learning, Rom 15:1-14

Written For Our Learning Rom. 15:1-14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Rom 15:4 Paul wrote, whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning.  The things written aforetime are in the Old Testament.  We can learn things from reading and applying the Old Testament that help us spiritually and even...

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The Spirit of Man Prov.18: 14

The Spirit of Man Prov. 18:14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are two types of spirits in this text – the type that will sustain a man’s infirmity and the type that is unbearable (the wounded spirit). B. C. Goree had the type that would sustain his infirmity – C.A. Myers...

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