The Good Fight of Faith, 1 Tim 6:12

Paul told Timothy to fight the good fight of faith.  Whether you know it or not, we are in a fight.  And our key opponent is the devil.  One of the problems in war is insufficient or inaccurate intelligence.  Thankfully, we have good intelligence.  Paul said of the devil, our...

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Dealing With A Prodigal, Is 59:16

Dealing With A Prodigal Is 59:16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Many of us have children who have strayed to the world.  We are living in the perilous times of 2 Tim 3:1-5, so it’s not surprising.  Nevertheless, it hurts and we must know what to do.  Here’s what dealing with...

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Local Church Activities, Eph 3:21

Local Church Activities Eph. 3:21 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are three main local church activities in which every church should be involved.  And these three should be balanced.  Every true local church should glorify God, edify saints and evangelize sinners. Glorify God – Eph 3:20-21; Rom 15:6 This primarily...

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Out of the Scriptures, Acts 17:1-4

In Acts 17:1-4, Paul accomplished his work in Thessalonica “out of the scriptures.”  Those who were saved in Thessalonica were save because they believed what the scriptures said about Jesus Christ.   When you are dealing with the lost, there is sometimes a question about the best way to deal...

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We Preach Christ, 2 Cor 4:5

VIDEO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON AUDIO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON In 2 Cor 4:5, Paul wrote, “For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord.”  Of course, Paul preached Christ because he was called to preach.  The Lord enabled him, putting him into the ministry, 1 Tim 1:12.  But...

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Not Hearers Only, Jas 1:22-25

VIDEO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON AUDIO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON Jas 1:22 says, “Be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.”  The Lord wants us to do more than just hear the word.  He wants us to do what we hear.  Look at Matt...

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Leading Family Members to the Lord, Jn 7:3-5

VIDEO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON AUDIO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON Family members can be some of the hardest people to lead to the Lord.  And religious family members are often the hardest family members to reach.  Jesus’ brethren did not initially believe in him in Jn 7:5.  However, you see them in the...

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Paul’s Ministry to Gentiles, Col 1:21-29

In Col 1:21-29, Paul principally described his ministry to Gentiles.  He discussed the Gentiles reconciliation in vs. 21-23 and his ministry in vs. 23-29. According to Col 1:21-22, when Gentiles get saved, we are reconciled in the body of Christ’s flesh through death.  Paul wrote to the Ephesians about our...

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Pleasing God, 1 Thes 4:1

Pleasing God 1 Thes. 4:1 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO 1 Thes 4:1 says, “Ye ought to walk and to please God.”  This lesson is about pleasing God.  And not just about pleasing God once but abounding more and more in pleasing God. You cannot please God and be a: Self-pleaser –...

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Stensaas – Knowing the Time, Rom 13:11

In Rom 13:11, Paul wrote, “And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.”  Jesus’s return is closer now than ever before.  Knowing the time, now is not the time to be so...

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