Enoch Never Died, Gen 5:21-24

We’ve been studying some of the types in the Old Testament.  We saw that Adam is a foreshadowing of Jesus Christ.  Cain is a type of the nation of Israel and Abel a type of Jesus Christ.  Enoch is a type of the New Testament Christian who is alive and...

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Guard Against These

Guard Against These Pleasing man. Jn 12:43, 1 Thes 2:4, Gal 1:10. Why even worry about making friends by being a man pleaser.  Men are very hard to please because you aren’t ever certain what it’s going to take to keep them happy.  When you are a man-pleaser, you aren’t...

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People Who Don’t Please God, Rom 15:3

Rom 15:3 says, “For even Christ pleased not himself.”  In order for Christ to please his Father, he could not please himself.  In the garden of Gethsemane, for instance, it would have pleased Jesus if he could have avoided bearing our sins in his own body on the tree [1...

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People Who Please God, 1 Thes 4:1

In 1 Thes 4:1 Paul says, “… that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more.”  This lesson is about pleasing God.  If we are to please God and abound more and more, then we have...

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By Faith Enoch, Heb 11:5-6

Our text is Heb 11:5-6, which speaks of Enoch’s faith and his translation to heaven.  Companion passages are Gen 5:21-24 and Jude 14-15.  When you read these passages together, you get a good picture of Enoch’s life and the role of faith in his life.  By faith Enoch did some...

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Things that please God

Things that Please God  (Revelation 4:11) After reading through the entire Bible, we find a very unique verse in the book of Revelation.  This verse shows the reason for why God created everything that he created. Everything was created for his pleasure. This includes man and give us the answer...

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Our Testimony, Jn 21:24

Our Testimony Jn 21: 24 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO As Christians, we have a testimony.  A testimony is a solemn declaration (like that of a witness), the firsthand authentication of a fact (like evidence), an open acknowledgment, or a public profession (like your testimony).  The word testimony also refers to the...

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The Lord’s Delight, 1 Sam 15:22

The Lord’s Delight 1 Sam 15: 22 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO If we can see from the scriptures the Lord’s delight, then we can do those things with the certainty that he will be pleased.  What are the things that are the Lord’s delight?  The Lord delights in: Obedience – 1 Sam...

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The Faith that Pleases God, Heb 11:5-6

The Faith That Pleases God What is essential to pleasing God.  Giving? Attending church? Witnessing? Praying? What is the key to pleasing God?  What is the one thing without which we cannot please God?  Faith, and particularly, the faith that pleases God. Heb 11:5-6, says, “Without faith it is impossible...

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What Pleases God, 1 Thes 4:1

Many of us grew up as people pleasers.  We tried to please our parents.  But the frustration seemed to always be that we were never good enough.  The harder we tried, the harder it became to please them.  Some of us just gave up trying. We have a tendency, then,...

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