Keep From Being Beguiled, Col 2:1-7

We’re studying the first seven verses of Col 2 today.  In the first verse, Paul wrote, “I would that ye knew what great conflict I have for you.”  The great conflict was Paul’s distress for the well being of the saints and faithful brethren in Colosse and Laodicea, Col 1:2,...

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Church Attendance Heb. 10:25

Church Attendance Heb. 10:25 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Why should I be concerned with church attendance?  Because God says so, for one thing. The Bible gives us clear instruction on the necessity for church attendance.  The following are some of the most important reasons for attending a good church. For...

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A Flock of Sheep, 1 Pet 5:2-3

In 1 Pet 5:1-4, Peter exhorted the elders, who were among the scattered strangers to whom he wrote this epistle, 1 Pet 1:1. He told them, in verses 2 and 3, to “Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly;...

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A Good Church

A Good Local Church CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO What should I look for in a good church?  To organize the answer to this question practically, we have divided the answer into several sub-questions that you can ask concerning any church you visit or attend.  These questions and answers are not intended...

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He Gave Gifts Unto Men, Eph 4:8-12

Our text is Eph 4:8-12, dealing with the gifts the Lord has given to men.  In this passage, Paul wrote about 5 gifts given to the church by the Lord Jesus Christ. When Jesus gave the gifts – Eph 4:8.  Paul started this verse with the phrase “Wherefore” (for which...

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Resolutions, Luke 16:1-8

Resolutions Luke 16: 1-8 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Lord commended the unjust steward for his wisdom even though he was unjust.  The Lord said that he was wiser than the children of light.  Among other things, his wisdom was demonstrated in that he said, “I am resolved what to do”...

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Church is the Right Place, Heb 10:25

Church is the right place to be if you are here for the right reasons.  People should come to church for one of three reasons.  And if you are here for one of these three reasons, then church is the right place for you.  Church is: The right place to...

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Engaged, Jer 30:18-22

Our text is Jer 30:18-22.  In verse 21, you see the word “engaged.”  I hear the word “engage” used a lot these days.  Churches are getting their people connected, like the gears of a transmission mesh when they are engaged.  They are also engaged by providing them with something to...

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Military Strategies, Judges 20:8-35

Judges 20:8-35 Military Strategies Click title to listen to the radio broadcast In this passage, which we have already studied, are some interesting military strategies that we need to consider which are both practical and spiritual. The troops need to be united – v.8, 11 – Israel fought as one man.  There...

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The Local Church

The Local Church Heb. 10:25   The local church is one of three institutions commissioned by God, the others being the family and civil government. The local church is commissioned by God to carry out His purpose in reaching the lost and perfecting the saved. Therefore, God’s plan for a...

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