Now Are Ye Light, Eph 5:8-14

This Sunday school lesson is from Eph 5:8-14 which deals with Christians as children of light.  In Eph 5:8, Paul wrote, “For ye were sometimes darkness.”  “Sometimes” here is defined as “at one time,” as in Eph 2:13.  Before we were saved we were darkness.  Now that we are saved...

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Benefiting from Reproof Prov 25:12

Benefiting From Reproof Prov. 25: 12 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Reproof that is beneficial is like “an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold,” [Prov 25:12]. For reproof to be beneficial there must be a wise reprover and the one being reproved must have an obedient ear.  There are...

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Timothy’s Charge II Tim. 4:1-5

Timothy’s Charge II Tim. 4: 1-5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO As Paul winds down his letter to Timothy, he gives him a final charge before God and the Lord Jesus Christ.  To add gravity to his charge, he reminds Timothy that he will face the Lord and be judged for the...

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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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A Word Fitly Spoken Prov. 25: 11-13

A Word Fitly Spoken Prov. 25:11-13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO A word fitly spoken is a beautiful thing – v.11 – to be able to speak a fitting word, two things must be true: You must be a wise reprover – v.12 You must be a faithful messenger – v.13 In...

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He Reproves the World, Jn 16:1-11

He Reproves the World John 16:1-11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Here Jesus Christ is trying to help the Disciples understand the beneficial aspects of some news that they are having a difficult time accepting. Essentially, He has told them that He is leaving, that they will be persecuted and that the...

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Walk as Children of Light

Eph 5:8 Walk as Children of Light CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This world is dark and so, as children of light, your light should shine.  And when your light shines it will: Glorify God – Matt 5:14-16 – when Jesus was on earth, he was the light of the world, Jn 8:12. ...

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How to Reprove

II Tim 4:2-4 Giving Reproof CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The scripture exhorts preachers to reprove as part of preaching.  To reprove is to reprimand.  Synonyms are criticize, rebuke, scold, tell off, and admonish [warn].  Preachers are to  reprove, the words of God reprove [2 Tim 3:16], the Spirit of God reproves...

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