A Great Waster, Prov 18:9

Prov 18:9 says, “He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster”. How many of you like to work with lazy (slothful) people?  I can’t stand it.  I loved working together with the crew that went to the Navajo nation and worked...

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Judas Iscariot the Traitor, Lk 6:16

Judas Iscariot the Traitor Lk 6: 16  CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Judas Iscariot is called a traitor in Luke 6:16.  He was a traitor who betrayed his master.  To betray someone is to deliver them to an enemy.  He betrayed Jesus as stated in Matt 10:4, where he is listed...

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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...

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Things You Need More Than Money, Prov 16:8

Things You Need More Than Money Prov. 16: 8 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Money is, obviously, important.  If you don’t have any, it’s sure hard to pay your bills.  But our attention to obtaining and maintaining wealth can surely obscure some other needs that are much more important than money.  These...

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A Fool’s Delight, Prov 19:10

A Fool’s Delight Prov. 19:10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO A Fool’s Delight Solomon said that delight is not seemly for a fool.  Delight is something that gives great pleasure or satisfaction.  See Ecc 2:8.  Seemly means “suitable or fitting.”  So, something that gives great pleasure or satisfaction is not suitable or...

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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...

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Lined Up With God, Matt 11: 6

Lined Up With God Matt. 11: 6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO It is easy to be lined up with God when what you want to do and what God wants you to do are the same thing.  You usually get out of line with God when what you want and...

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Therefore Will We Also Serve The Lord, Jos 24:14-18

Before the end of Joshua’s ministry, in Jos 24:14-18, he challenged the people of Israel to choose whom they would serve.  He said, “as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”  He made a conscious choice to serve the Lord.  The people were adamant in their reply,...

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Money Problems

Money Problems CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are several practical things that you can do to stay out of financial trouble or to get out of the trouble you are in. Turn to God for help, Matt. 6:30-34, “Your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. But seek...

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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,...

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