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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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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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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Who Will Go? Is 6:8

In the history of the Church, God has used certain men in a big way to get his work done.  He used Peter to preach to thousands.  He was the apostle to the Circumcision.  God used Paul to preach to thousands. He was the apostle to the Uncircumcision.   In...

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Pray for America, 1 Tim 2:1-3

Pray for America 1 Tim.2:1-3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We need to pray for America.  But how do we pray?  And what do we pray for? Pray for those in authority – 1 Tim 2:1-3 – a quiet [Acts 9:31], and peaceable life [Jer 29:7], in all godliness [1 Tim 6:5;...

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Public Ministry, Prov 1:20-23

Public Ministry Prov. 1:20-23 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you read in Prov 1 that wisdom crieth without, you may wonder how she does it.  Wisdom crieth without through public ministry. Public ministry is public, Prov 1:20-21 – it is accomplished by publishing the word of God “without” the four walls...

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Resist, Jas 4:7

When you search for the word “resist” in the Bible, you find some references that give us great instruction.  To resist is to withstand the force or the effect of; to be able to repel; to exert oneself to counteract or strive against.  Notice what we are to resist and...

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Thrust Out A Little, Lk 5:1-11

In Lk 5:1-11, Jesus preached to a crowd of people on the shores of the lake of Gennesaret.  The people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, Lk 5:1.  And since there were two unoccupied ships nearby, the Lord entered into the one owned by Simon, and “prayed...

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The Voice of God, Ex 19:5-8

The Voice of God Ex. 19:5-8 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Ex 19:5-8, Moses told Israel to obey the voice of God.  And the people said, “All that the Lord hath spoken we will do.”  The truth of the matter is that people don’t want to hear the voice of God. ...

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Reason With Them, Acts 17:2

In Thessalonica, in Acts 17:2, Paul “reasoned with them out of the scriptures.”  As Paul preached Jesus Christ, there are certain things he did that we should consider doing as we deal with people in personal work.  While we tell them about Jesus, we should also: Reason with them –...

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