The Perfecting of the Saints, Eph 4:11-16

In Eph 4:11-16, pastors and teachers are given to the church for the perfecting of the saints.  Saints are perfected for the work of the ministry and for the edifying of the body of Christ.  In verse 16, “every part maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of ITSELF...

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NIV Major Changes, Eph 4-6

NIV Major Changes, Eph. 4-6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We believe that the King James Bible is the word of God.  The NIV has major changes in it that are not just intended to make it “easier to read and understand.”  These changes have major doctrinal implications.  This study reviews...

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Though He Fall, Ps 37:23

Though He Fall Ps.37:23 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Ps 37:23 says that the steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord.  But v. 24 says, though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down.  If his steps are being ordered by the Lord, why would he ever fall? ...

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Fearful

Fearful Rev.21:1-8 Many times we bring lost people to this passage to show them where “unbelieving” people go at the final judgment. But, “fearful” people are listed first. I realize this passage does not affect a saved child of God, but we all stand before the same God (Heb.13:5-8), and...

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Scripture is Profitable, 2 Tim 3:16-17

In 2 Tim 3:16-17, Paul said, “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.” We are going to look further at the words...

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Why Trust God? Ps 18:30

We know that we are supposed to trust God.  Nearly every Christian who has been saved a while here can quote Prov 3:5-6.  But why should we trust him?  There are many reasons, no doubt.  However, Ps 18:30 gives us three of the best reasons.  Why trust God?  We should...

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The Doctrine of Sanctification

Introduction:              In six days God completed creation. Then on the seventh day He ended the work and rested. He blessed that seventh day and Sanctified it. Anything that is Sanctified, means that it is set apart for a sacred purpose, the act of making holy. [Ex.20:8] “to keep it...

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Christ in You, Col 1:27

When you get saved, Christ is is you.  His presence in your life changes things completely.  You are literally a new creature in Christ [2 Cor 3:17].  Christ in you: Results in your death – Rom 8:9-11 – specifically Rom 8:10.  When you get saved, everything about you should die....

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Epaphroditus the Minister to his Minister

Epaphroditus the Minister to his Minister Phil. 2:19-30 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Epaphroditus the Minister to his Minister Phil. 2:25-30 Introduction: Read 2:19-30 and 4:18 Who was this guy? • He was a messenger from the Philippian church (2:25) to deliver a gift to Paul (4:18). • He stayed in Rome...

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Noah Was A Just Man Gen. 6-9

Noah Was A Just Man Gen-6-9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Noah lived at a time when things in the earth were corrupt and violent [Gen 6:11].  Rather than go along with the corruption and violence, though, he walked with God as a just man.  Today we live in a world that...

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