Pray for Those in Authority, 1 Tim 2:2

To pray for those in authority effectually, we must start with the right attitude toward those in authority. In 2 Ki 5:1-3, for example, the little maid, who had been taken captive by the Syrians, had an unusually good attitude toward her mistress and Naaman.   In Dan 4:19, when...

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How to Live in Perilous Times, Hab 3:18

How to Live in Perilous Times Hab. 3:18 CLICK TITLE FOR  AUDIO There is no question that the world is in perilous times.  And the topic among Christians often concerns how to live in perilous times.  Some want to hunker down and await the coming “storm,” some want all the...

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In God We Trust, Ps 18:2

In God We Trust Ps 18:2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you walk into the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., you see a remarkable testimony to God in that building.  In the Rotunda you see 8 large paintings of the Exploration and Colonization of America and of the American Revolution. One...

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Good Christian Conduct, Col 4:1-6

This Sunday school lesson covers Col 4:1-6.  The first verse picks up where the last verse from Col 3 left off.  The remainder of the passage deals with three essential aspects of good Christian conduct: your prayer, your walk, and your speech.  Before we get into these three, we’ll look...

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Then Will I Hear, 2 Chr 7:14

Then Will I Hear 2 Chr. 7:14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We have heard much preaching on 2 Chr 7:14.  The part of the verse I like is… then will I hear.  God said that, if they do four things, then will I hear.  The four things are these: humble...

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Pray for Others, 1 Sam 12:23

Pray for Others 1 Sam. 12:23 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO As a judge in Israel, Samuel considered the failure to pray for others in Israel a sin.  Samuel said, “God forbid that I should sin against the Lord in ceasing to pray for you…” [1 Sam 12:23].  Perhaps, it is not...

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What You Can Do For Missions, 2 Cor 1:8-11

If you aren’t called to the mission field, you can still do much to help missionaries who are called.  I often remark that I disdain comments from missionaries like “stay by the stuff,” 1 Sam 30:24, and “hold the rope,” Acts 9:25.  We’re not sitting around in our churches with...

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Prayer Conditions, Jn 16:23-24

Prayer Conditions Jn. 16:23-24 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are prayer conditions that must be met before the Lord will answer our prayers according to his promise in Jn 16:23-24.  Promise: God will hear and answer your prayers, 1 John 5:15.  In this lesson, we cover the prayer conditions the Lord...

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What We Ought To Do, Eph 6:18-24

Paul, in his closing remarks in his letter to the Ephesians, Eph 6:18-24, asks for prayer, mentions that he is sending Tychicus to them, and blesses them with peace and grace.  In these closing remarks, he shows us what we ought to do.  We ought to:  Pray always in the...

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Don’t Rock the Boat, Acts 27

Acts 27 is about a terrible storm through which Paul sailed on his journey to Italy.  The storm destroyed the ship but none of the men on board were killed.  “they escaped all safe to land,” [Acts 27:44].  What we’re going through right now with the coronavirus and with the...

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