What You Lay Hold On, 1 Tim 6:17-19

Lay hold on eternal life, 1 Tim 6:19, 12.  To lay hold is to grasp, to seize, and to take possession.  What you lay hold on, reveals: What you love – 1 Tim 6:17 – there are those who are “rich in this world.”  Their temptation is to love earthly treasure rather...

Continue reading

Why Christians Won’t Leave Egypt, Ex 14:12

Why Christians Won’t Leave Egypt Ex 14:12 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Ex 14:12 says, “Is not this the word that we did tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians? For it had been better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should...

Continue reading

Snares, 2 Tim 2:26

Snares 2 Tim 2:26 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are a number of snares in the Bible of which you must be aware.  You can get hung in one of these and never get out.  Here are some snares for which to watch out: The snare of the devil – 1...

Continue reading

Why Men Refuse Wisdom, Prov 8:1-36

Why Men Refuse Wisdom Prov 8:1-36 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO According to Proverbs 8:1-6, wisdom is pervasive in that it speaks in multiple public places where it could not possibly be missed.  Wisdom calls out to all men, even to the simple and to fools.  Wisdom welcomes any audience and gives...

Continue reading

Their Sorrows Shall Be Multiplied, Ps 16:4

Ps 16:4 says, “Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten after another god.”  We can see a perfect New Testament example of just such a man. In Lk 18:18-25 a young rich man came to Jesus and wanted eternal life.  When he asked the Lord how to inherit eternal life,...

Continue reading

Nothing Between, 2 Cor 6 :14-18

Nothing Between 2 Cor. 6 :14-18 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There should be nothing between you and the Lord that negatively affects your relationship with him. But often we let things get between us and the Lord.  Nothing between includes: Friends – 2 Cor 6:14-18; Prov 13:20 – if you...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

Corporate Christianity 1 Thes. 2:3-6

 Corporate Christianity 1 Thes 2: 3-6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We have been seeing a move in American Christianity away from the Bible and the local church to what I call, “Corporate Christianity,” a Christianity characterized by corporate philosophy rather than Biblical doctrine.  They have boards and staff and committees and...

Continue reading

The Root Problem Heb. 12:15

The Root Problem Heb. 12:15 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you are trying to fix something in your life or help someone deal with a problem in his life, the best thing to do is find the root problem.  You must get down to the source of the trouble.  The fruit...

Continue reading