Conceit, Rom 12:16

Conceit Rom.12:16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Conceit is found in seven verses. By checking the contexts of each verse we can learn what it does to men.  Conceit is an exaggerated opinion of oneself, one’s merits, one’s wealth, one’s education, etc.  Therefore, Paul commanded us to “be not wise in your...

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That I May Have Eternal Life, Matt 19:16-29

Our text is Matt 19:16-29.  In verse 20, this man who approached Jesus, inquiring about eternal life, was young.  In Lk 18:18 this man was a ruler.  And in Lk 18:23 this man was very rich.  You don’t become a very rich ruler when you’re young by being foolish.  This...

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Reciprocal Giving 1 Cor 2:12

Reciprocal Giving 1 Cor 2:12 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO 1 Cor 2:12 tells us that through the Spirit wee can know “the things that are freely given to us of God.”  Just look at all the things God has given us. God gave his Son – Jn 3:16, God so loved...

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Getting High Mk 8:36-37

Getting High Mk 8: 36-37 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The sermon is about the vain pursuit of earthly ambition and sensual pleasure contrasted with the fulfillment, contentment and satisfaction of spiritual pursuits. The vain pursuit of earthly ambition and sensual pleasure.  Take the devil for a perfect example.  In Is 14:12-14...

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The Remedy for Lukewarm Christianity Rev 3:14-19

The Remedy for Lukewarm Christianity Rev. 3:14-19 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We live in the age of lukewarm Christianity.  Whether we want to admit it or not, whether we can see it or not, we are the generation of lukewarm Christians.  Lukewarm Christians lack the zeal of Titus 2:14; that’s why...

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Charges Concerning Riches 1 Tim.6: 11-19

Charges Concerning Riches 1 Tim.6: 11-19 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In 1 Tim 6:11-19, Paul gives charges to Timothy concerning his own attitude and the attitude of those who are rich toward riches. Charge to Timothy – 1 Tim 6:11-16 – preachers are easily tempted to love and trust money. ...

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Durable Riches Prov. 8 :18

Durable Riches Prov. 8 :18 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Durable riches are riches that endure; they are long-lasting.  Consider durable riches. Durable riches are not earthly treasures – Matt 6:19 – you know for certain that, if for no other reason than your death, you cannot hold on to them forever...

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The Riches of His Grace Eph.1:7-12

   Ephesians 1:7-12 The Riches of His Grace CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO God’s grace is rich because Christ gave us all He has and He has everything, II Cor 8:9.  We become rich through His poverty.  So His grace covers everything – our salvation, our needs, our infirmities, our sorrows – everything. ...

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Where is Your Confidence? Ps. 118:8-9

Where Is Your Confidence? Ps. 118:8-9  CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Where is your confidence?  Is it in your flesh, men, princes, gold and silver, or the Lord? Is your confidence in men – Ps 118:8 – during perilous times not only can men fail you, they can turn on you. ...

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The Riches of God Rom 2:4

The Riches of God Rom 2:4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Rom 2:4, Paul tells us about the riches of God, the riches of his goodness, forbearance and longsuffering.  Often when we preach a text like Rom 2:4 we preach on repentance from sin.  Needless to say, that’s in the text,...

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