Jesus Sent a Sword, Matt 10:34

Jesus Sent a Sword In Matt 10:34, Jesus said that he didn’t come to send peace on earth. Jesus sent a sword, instead.  A sword is for cutting things, not mending them in peaceful reconciliation. The sharp two-edged sword of the word of God, in Heb 4:12, divides things asunder...

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My Kingdom is Not of This World, Jn 18:36

There is something about the kingdom of God that has become abundantly clear, lately. Jesus’ kingdom is not of this world. Jesus said to Pilate in Jn 18:36, “My kingdom is not of this world.”   The Lord’s kingdom is above; it’s not down here.  John the Baptist said, “He...

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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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The King Shall Be His Friend Prov. 22:11

The King Shall Be His Friend Prov. 22:11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Prov 22:11 Solomon said, The king shall be his friend. If you want King Jesus to be your friend then you will love certain things he loves.  King Jesus will be your friend if you: Love the Lord...

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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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The Course of this World Eph. 2:2

The Course of this World Eph. 2:2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Before we were saved, we walked according to the course of this world.  Now that we are saved, we are to walk contrary to the world.  However, many Christians don’t understand the difference.  In other words, they get saved...

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Demas Loved This Present World II Tim. 4:10

Demas Loved This Present World II Tim. 4: 10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In 2 Tim 4:10 Paul said, “For Demas hath forsaken me having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica.”  The problem that led eventually to Demas’ departure is a problem that had started long before Demas...

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Bible World View II Cor. 4:3

Bible World View II Cor. 4:3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We are going to search several passages in the Bible to see the Bible world view.  Our attitude toward the world should be based upon the Bible world view and not what we think.  Notice these features of the world: The god...

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Show Yourself Friendly Prov. 18:24

Show Yourself Friendly Prov. 18:24 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We know that Jesus is the friend that sticketh closer than a brother [Prov 18:24].  He is the friend that loveth at all times [Prov 17:17].  Therefore, we must show ourselves friendly.  So, how do you show yourself friendly?  You show yourself...

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