Finding the Right Church, 1 Cor 12:18

Finding the Right Church 1 Cor. 12: 18 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Finding the right church can be difficult.  Folks have asked us numerous times if we can help them find the right church.  So, here are some recommendations we have for you that should help you in your decision. The...

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Fear of the Jews, Jn 7:13

In the Bible, you often see a historic truth that is at the same time prophetic.  For instance, during the earthly ministry of Jesus, the Jews attempted to stop his preaching. They oppressed his disciples to keep them from following him.  How the disciples responded to their fear of the...

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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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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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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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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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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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The Gifts of Jesus Christ Gal 1:1-5

Gal 1:1-5 The Gifts of Jesus Christ CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The gifts of Jesus to us are many.  In the first five verses of Galatians 1 we find that the Lord gave: Apostleship to Paul (Gal 1:1) – according to Eph 4:8-16, the function of this gift was to benefit...

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Keep Them Together Eph. 4:4

Keep Them Together Eph. 4:4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Jesus keeps things together that the devil wants to divide.  Three principle things that the Lord wants to keep together are the body of Christ, the local church and husbands and wives. We have to be aware that the Lord wants to...

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