Abound in Diligence, 2 Cor 8:7

When Paul wrote the Corinthians about their offering for the poor saints in Jerusalem, he complimented them on abounding in some wonderful things he could see in the congregation.  From what he wrote, we see our own need to abound in diligence. In 2 Cor 8:7, they abounded in faith...

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Why Call Me Lord, Lk 6:46

In Lk 6:46 Jesus asked his disciples, “And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say”?  That’s an excellent and compelling question.  Why call me Lord? It’s interesting to note the context in which he asked this question. Beginning in Lk 6:20, Jesus spoke...

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Obey God’s Words, Hag 1:12-13

Obey God’s Words In Hag 1:12-13 “the remnant of the people, obeyed the voice of the Lord their God, and the words of Haggai the prophet”.  Therefore, the Lord replied through Haggai, “I am with you, saith the Lord”.  When the people obeyed God’s words, the Lord was with them. ...

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Obedience Unto Righteousness, Rom 6:16

A servant of obedience unto righteousness In Rom 6:16 Paul said, “his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness.”  As we consider this verse, it becomes apparent that God wants us to obey him rather than sin.  We obey God...

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What God Wants, Matt 22:36-38

VIDEO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON AUDIO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON This time of year some family members and friends are asking each other, “What do you want for Christmas?”  Have you ever thought to ask God what he wants… and I don’t mean what he wants for Christmas, but what...

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What He Hath Done, Ps 66:16

In Ps 66:16, the Psalmist, in praising God, wanted to declare “what he hath done for my soul.”    The Psalmist is writing from “down the road” looking back on all the things God had done.  He could see the mighty hand of God in his life.  God had done...

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