Lying Vanities, Jon 2:8

The theme of VBS this year is God’s Mercy.  And the Bible story is from the book of Jonah.  Right before Jonah was delivered to Nineveh by ‘whale mail’, he said, “They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy”, Jon 2:8.  Lying vanities found in Jonah are: That you...

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Why You Lie, Gen 18:15

Why You Lie Gen.18:15 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This lesson examines, from the Bible, why you lie.  You lie because: You are afraid of people knowing the truth – Gen 18:15 – Sarah laughed when she heard the Lord proclaim that she was going to have a son – when...

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Something to Hide, Gen 3:7-10

When you have something to hide you do things to conceal the truth.  The funny thing is that when you do these things you are unknowingly revealing that you have something to hide.  You are “giving away” your guilt.   You can’t hide from God.  So, today we are going to...

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The Most Neglected Book on Earth III, Heb 2:1-4

The Most Neglected Book on Earth III CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO  There is a frightful trend in this old world.  That trend concerns the most neglected book on earth.  The Bible is that book and in Heb 2:1-4 you can see the question that Paul raises about it, “How shall we...

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The Trouble With Lying, Jn 18:17

The Trouble With Lying Jn. 18:17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Peter’s denial of Jesus Christ, we see the trouble with lying.  Once you tell a lie you will be confronted again, at some point, with the same question or one that is very similar to it.  To cover yourself you...

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Lying Lips, Prov 12:22

Lying Lips Prov. 12:22 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Proverbs chapter 12, Solomon writes four things about lying.  There is more in the Bible about lying lips than what you find here.  But preaching on this subject out of one Proverb is handy.  It will probably make this message easier...

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Against the Prophetesses, Ezek 13:17-23

Against the Prophetesses In Ezek 13:17-23, the Lord told Ezekiel to set his face against the prophetesses.  God gave him a prophecy against the prophetesses, because they had been lying to his people.  Their prophecies had come out of their own heart; they were not from the Lord. Ezekiel Prophesied...

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Dissimulation, Jos 7:11

Dissimulation Jos.7:11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Dissimulation is hypocrisy.  It comes from simulation.  When you are in a flight simulator it looks and feels like you’re in a real jet but you aren’t.  It’s fake.  Likewise, when you live your life in dissimulation you are pretending to be something you...

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Put Off the Old, Put On the New, Eph 4:20-32

In Eph 4:20-32, Paul gave us very practical instructions about the Christian life.  He told us to put off the old man and to put on the new man.   We must put off the old man because he is “corrupt according to the deceitful lusts,” Eph 4:22.  We are...

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The Crafty Lying Tongue, Job 15:5

The Bible describes all kinds of tongues.  We are studying tongues that are an unruly evil.  Notice the unruly evil of a: Crafty tongue – Job 15:5 – “thou choosest the tongue of the crafty.” A crafty tongue is cunning and skillful in devising and pursuing a scheme.  Absalom used...

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