Ministry of a Prophet, Ezek 3:4-14

The ministry of a prophet is unique.  He’s certainly not a pastor.  He’s not trying to shepherd a flock of people and establish a local ministry where he is sent. He preaches God’s words and often what he has to say is very negative.  In Ezek 3:4-14, we see some...

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Salutations, Col 4:12-18

In Paul’s salutations at the end of his epistle to the Colossians, we find some interesting tidbits in the things he wrote to those he mentioned.  He mentioned: Epaphras, a servant of Christ – Col 4:12-13 – Epaphras is also mentioned in Phm 23 as a fellow prisoner, in Col...

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Meekness, Ps 45:4

Meekness Ps. 45:4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Ps 45:4 is a prophecy concerning the Second Coming of Jesus.  He rides prosperously because of his meekness, truth and righteousness.  In Jn 14:6, Jesus says that he is the truth.  In 1 Cor 1:30, he is made unto us righteousness.  But what is...

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The Joys of the Ministry, Phil 2:1-2d

VIDEO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON AUDIO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON There are lots of pressures, prayers, griefs, and heartaches in the work of the ministry.  Sometimes, pastors think it would just be easier to be an evangelist, so that they wouldn’t have to get wrapped up in all the problems. ...

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In Due Season Gal 6:9

In Due Season Gal 6:9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Gal 6:9 says, “And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.”  The phrase in this verse that is critical to successful reaping is, “in due season.”  You see the trouble...

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Yesterday at the Port

Yesterday at the Port [Ps.107:23-31] Each week you get to hear a report on the Port Ministry of our church. We started this ministry back in February of 2013. We have been given access to the ships that sail the all the seas of the world, and the men of...

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The Essential Ministry of Prayer, Acts 1:14

Prayer is an essential ministry of the church.  Don’t underestimate the value of the Wednesday night prayer meeting or the special prayer “warriors” who pray for special needs throughout the week.   Prayer is essential for unity – Acts 1:14 – the disciples were meeting with one accord, Acts 2:42-46. ...

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Death Worketh In Us, 2 Cor 4:1-18

Today we are studying 2 Cor 4.  The theme of this passage is from verse 12, “death worketh in us.” Paul constantly suffered as he preached the gospel, (what he called, “this ministry,” verse 1). In second Corinthians 3:6 he said, we are “ministers of the New Testament,” and in...

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Working on God’s Building 1 Cor 3:9

Working on God’s Building 1 Cor 3: 9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When we are saved, we are baptized by the Spirit into Jesus’ body (1 Cor 12:13).  According to John 2:19-21 the body of Jesus Christ is a temple.  In 1 Pet 2:5, therefore, every new Christian is a “lively...

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Stephanas was Addicted 1 Cor 16:15-18

Stephanas was Addicted 1 Cor 16:15-18 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The house of Stephanas was addicted to the ministry of the saints.  Addicted – strongly inclined to indulge in repeatedly.  Addict – to devote or surrender to something habitually or obsessively.  Earlier meaning – to give over, surrender, apply or devote...

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