The Lord’s Prayer, Lk 11:1-4

The Lord’s Prayer Lk 11: 1-4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Lk 11:1, the disciples asked the Lord Jesus Christ to teach them to pray.  He taught them a prayer in Luke 11:2-4.  We commonly call this prayer the Lord’s Prayer.  We should probably more accurately call it the Disciples’ Prayer. ...

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The Right View of Wrong Things, Gen 45:1-8

The Right View of Wrong Things Gen 45:1-8 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO What Joseph’s brothers did to Joseph was wrong without a doubt.  They envied him and would have killed him if Reuben hadn’t intervened.  As it is he suffered slavery and prison when they in turn faked his death to...

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Be Of Good Cheer, Matt 9:2

Be Of Good Cheer Matt 9:2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Five times the Bible tells us to be of good cheer.  These five references are situated in the context of men dealing with difficulties.  Therefore, we can be encouraged to be of good cheer when we face difficult circumstances in our...

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God’s Providence

God’s Providence Prov.16:9 God’s providence is the care and superintendence which he exercises over his creatures. [Matt.28:20] “I am with you always”, God is directing your steps. We need to be more aware of the fact that God is caring for us 24/7, [1Pet.5:7] and the providence of God is...

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Shushan Was Perplexed Est 3:8-15

Shushan Was Perplexed Est 3: 8-15 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Haman had convinced King Ahasuerus to let him write a decree to destroy all of the Jews, men, women, and children, in his provinces and to take the spoil of them into the king’s treasures.  The decree was to be published...

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Straightening Out a Mess Ruth 1-4

Straightening Out A Mess Ruth 1-4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Elimelech’s name means “my God is king.” Naomi’s means “pleasant.”  They lived in Bethlehemjudah [the house of bread in Judah].  They got off to a good start.  Yet they had run to Moab to get away from a famine.  You don’t...

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Wise men and the providence of God

Wise men and the providence of God Matthew 2:1-18 This passage shows us the visit of the wise men to the young child Jesus. This is only recorded in the book of Matthew and contrary to popular thought the wise men did not come to the manger but Jesus could...

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Prayer and Devine Providence

Prayer and Devine Providence Matt.10:29-31                 The providence of God means that God is in control of everything. Do you really believe that? Nothing takes place in the world without God’s consent. That doesn’t mean that he is responsible for, or approves of everything. God is not the author of...

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