What God Wants, Matt 22:36-38

VIDEO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON AUDIO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON This time of year some family members and friends are asking each other, “What do you want for Christmas?”  Have you ever thought to ask God what he wants… and I don’t mean what he wants for Christmas, but what...

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What We Ought To Do, Eph 6:18-24

Paul, in his closing remarks in his letter to the Ephesians, Eph 6:18-24, asks for prayer, mentions that he is sending Tychicus to them, and blesses them with peace and grace.  In these closing remarks, he shows us what we ought to do.  We ought to:  Pray always in the...

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Dispelling Fear, Ps 56:11

In Ps 56:11, David said, “In God have I put my trust: I will not be afraid what man can do unto me.”  He didn’t say, “Though I am afraid what man can do unto me, I’m going to trust God.”  Do you see?  He’s not trusting God and fearing...

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You Must Choose, Jos 24:15

Joshua said to Israel, in Jos 24:15, “choose you this day whom ye will serve.”  They had to choose among serving the Lord or serving the gods of their fathers or serving the gods of the Amorites in whose land they dwelled.  They couldn’t serve all three.  They could only...

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Five Requirements in Life, Deut 10:12-13

We’ve seen people do well in life and we’ve seen them fail.  The ones who have done well generally have a stronger relationship with the Lord than the ones who have failed.  If you want to strengthen your relationship with the Lord so you can do well, then keep the...

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Rooted and Grounded, Eph 3:17

When I pray for young Christians, I often ask the Lord to lengthen your root and strengthen your foundation in the Lord.  This involves being: Rooted and grounded in love – Eph 3:17 – see Eph 3:19, also.  We love him because he first loved us.  In our ministry, we...

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Love God With All Thy Mind, Matt 22:36-38

In Matt 22:36-38, when Jesus quoted the “great commandment in the law” he said that, in addition to loving the Lord with all your heart and soul, you must love him with all your mind.  He said, “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God… with all thy mind.”   This...

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Why Love God, Deut 6:5

According to Deut 6:5, we are to love God.  But why love God?  We love God because: The law commands us to love God – Deut 6:5; Matt 22:37 – when Jesus was asked about the great commandment in the law, he replied, “Thou shall love the Lord thy God...

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Why People Hate God, Rom 1:30

Rom 1:30 says that some people are “haters of God.”  Why do they hate God?  They hate God because they love and serve something else.  Matt 6:24 says that no man can serve two masters.  He will hate the one and love the other. That’s how it goes.  So, if...

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Lovers of Pleasures 2 Tim 3:4

Lovers of Pleasures II Tim. 3: 4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The trouble with people in these last days of perilous times is that they love pleasure [2 Tim 3:4].  They are pleasure seekers.  So, it’s easy for them to get into sin because of its pleasures [Titus 3:3].  They know...

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