Stand Therefore, Eph 6:10-18

Eph 6:10-18 is a passage we have preached and taught several times.  It’s about the whole armor of God.  The purpose of this armor is to protect us from the devil in a fight.  He’s trying to knock us out and we are to stand therefore. In Eph 6:10, the...

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Take Away the Wicked, Prov 25:4-5

Take Away the Wicked Prov 25:4-5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The point of Prov 25:4-5 is very plain and is thoroughly demonstrated in scripture.  Before a silversmith can make a silver vessel, he must heat the silver and remove the dross so that he is working with pure, unblemished material.  Likewise,...

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Benefits of Life’s Difficulties, Ps 18:1-6

Have you ever noticed that when most people encounter something challenging they fold?  We are a generation of moral and spiritual weaklings. Trouble usually elicits complaints from us.  People whine and fuss when things are tough.  Life’s difficulties don’t go away just because you don’t like them.  What we need...

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Breastplate of Righteousness, Eph 6:14

In Eph 6:11-18 we see the whole armor of God.  Currently, we are studying each piece of this armor.  Last week we studied the helmet of salvation.  Tonight we will study the breastplate of righteousness, Eph 6:14.   The whole armor of God is given to us to stand against...

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Improving Your Prayer Life, Matt 26:41

As long as we are going to take the time to pray, we might as well be as effective in its exercise as we possibly can be.  You can improve your prayer life by improving your: Spiritual Conditioning – Matt 26:41 – after spending all day, and much of the evening,...

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Honour, 1 Sam 2:29-30

Honour is a good name or public esteem; outward respect or admiration; a showing of usually merited respect.  According to Prov 22:1, honour is desirable.  So, if honour is a good thing to have, the question is, “How do you get it?” You don’t get honour by seeking honour –...

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Our Father Shall Rejoice, Prov 23:24

We are the children of God.  We are the sons of God and, therefore, God is our Father.  And just like any father who smiles with joy when his children do what he likes, so there are certain things we do that cause our Father to rejoice.  And the beautiful...

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What Changed the Thief Lk 23:33-44

What Changed the Thief Luke 23: 33-44 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO It is best to read Matt 27:35-44, Mk 15:24-33 and Lk 23:33-44 to get the full picture of what went on during the first three hours of the crucifixion.  These texts cover from 9:00 [Mk 15:25] to 12:00 [Lk 23:44]...

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God’s Qualities and Our Response Ps 36:1-11

God’s Qualities and Our Response Ps. 36: 1-2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Psalm 36, David extols five characteristics of God.  In verses 5-7, he praises the Lord for his mercy, his faithfulness, his righteousness, his judgments and his lovingkindness.  In this message we are going to discuss these characteristics a...

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