The Work of the Spirit Jn. 7:39

The Work of the Spirit Jn. 7:39 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO I heard a sermon preached at a conference distinguishing the work of the Spirit from our work.  The gist of the message is that we need to recognize the Spirit’s responsibilities and our own responsibilities.  The Spirit doesn’t do all...

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Instruction and Reproof

Instruction and Reproof Matt. 17:14-21 In this passage we have already studied “faith” and “unbelief” in previous lessons. Today we will look at one more thing that the Lord wants us to do. We saw that the disciples had all the faith to heal the lunatic that was needed, because...

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Reproof of Life Prov 6:23, 15:31

Reproof of Life Prov 6:23, 15:31 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The reproofs of instruction [Prov 6:23] are also called the reproof of life [Prov 15:311].  You need reproof in order to live.  Reproofs are a vital part of life. From where do reproofs come?  Reproofs come from: The Holy Spirit –...

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Continue Thou in the Things II Tim. 3:14-17

Continue Thou in the Things II Tim. 3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Paul told Timothy to continue in two things: the things that he learned from Paul and the holy scriptures.  Timothy continued in: The things he learned from Paul – 2 Tim 3:14 – Timothy was Paul’s son in the...

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A Lesson on Reproof

Reproofs of Instruction Prov.6:23   The reproofs of instruction are the way of life. As much as you would like to never be reproved, or called out for your error, it is a part of life. So, what should be our reaction to reproof? The Bible has many things to...

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Jewelry Prov. 20:15

Jewelry Prov. 20:15 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This sermon examines godly jewelry in the Bible as it is contrasted to cosmetic jewelry.   The Lord discouraged wearing jewelry as adornment because it tends to obscure godliness by drawing attention to the outward appearance of its wearer [1 Tim 2:9; 1 Pet 3:3]...

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Do You Have Understanding Prov.1

Do You Have Understanding Prov. 1 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Understanding is mentioned 53 times in Proverbs. It is obviously very important.  Do you have understanding?  You know you are getting understanding when: You walk uprightly – Prov 15:21 – because you have departed from evil [Job 28:28].  You understand that...

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Reproof II Tim. 4:2

Reprove II Tim. 4:2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO To reprove is to speak in disapproval of; to rebuke, meaning to scold in a sharp way; to reprimand; or to convict.  Reproof is essential in life. The purpose of reproof is to: get you to turn – Prov 1:23 – to stop...

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Paul’s Personal Rebuke Gal. 4:12-20

Paul’s Personal Rebuke Gal. 4:12-20 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the first part of this chapter, Paul gave the Galatians a good reason why they should not now be under the law. The reason is based on the rationale that a grown child does not subject himself to his childhood rules....

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