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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Be Content, Lk 3:14

To “be content” is a command in the Bible.  Therefore: Be content with your salary – Lk 3:14 – the laborers who agreed for a penny a day, and labored all day to get it, were upset when those who labored the last hour of the day were given the...

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Fear God for Nought?

Fear God for Nought? Job 1:9 Introduction: Read Job 1:1-12 Satan laid out four ways that God has hedged Job in, and claims that is why Job fears God Satan does not question that he is a perfect and upright man, and escheweth evil, those things are clearly seen. Truly...

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Why Men Refuse Wisdom, Prov 8:1-36

Why Men Refuse Wisdom Prov 8:1-36 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO According to Proverbs 8:1-6, wisdom is pervasive in that it speaks in multiple public places where it could not possibly be missed.  Wisdom calls out to all men, even to the simple and to fools.  Wisdom welcomes any audience and gives...

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Who Are You Serving Rom.1:1

Who Are You Serving Rom.1:1 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We are called to be servants just like the Lord Jesus was [Phil 2:3-8; Matt 20:25-28] – and so the question is, Who are you serving?  Are you serving: Christ’s Righteousness – Rom 6:18 – in your life before you were saved,...

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Substance Heb.10:34

Substance Heb.10:34 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Substance in the Bible has to do with material possessions, property, and wealth.  When you study this topic by looking up all of the references to the word “substance,” an interesting lesson emerges. The first thing you notice is that Old Testament saints who were...

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Simplify Your Life Ps. 116:6

Simplify Your Life Ps. 116: 6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO It appears that one of the tricks of the world in its battle against you is to complicate your life.  With all of the time saving devices, technological advancements and enhancements in communication and transportation, we have been strangled by stress...

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The Root of All Evil 1 Tim. 6:10

The Root of All Evil 1 Tim. 6:10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The root of all evil — 1 Tim 6:10 — the love of money is THE ROOT of all evil.  This root started with the devil [Ezek 28:3-10], and the evil that springs from it will be in full...

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Abundant Life Jn. 10:10

Abundant Life Jn. 10:10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Jesus promised us that he would give us life more abundantly [Jn 10:10].  That’s abundant life.  Many Christians don’t appear to have this abundant life that has been promised by Jesus Christ.  They have eternal life, but they live like everlasting life is...

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Crumbs Matt 15:27

Crumbs Matt 15:27 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the Bible we have some things that we can definitely learn from crumbs. We all have some crumbs – Matt 14:20; 15:37 – after the feeding of the 5,000 and the feeding of the 4,000 the disciples picked up the fragments.  There were...

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