Better Than Sacrifice, 1 Sam 15:22-23

Better Than Sacrifice 1 Sam. 15: 22-23 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO To obey is better than sacrifice.  In other words, do right the first time and you won’t have to sacrifice.  Saul disobeyed God’s specific command and yet boasted that he had “performed the commandment of the Lord,” [1 Sam 15:13]. ...

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The Lords Sacrifice, Zeph 1:1-9

The Lord’s Sacrifice Zeph. 1:1-9  CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This first lesson concerns the Lords sacrifice.  Zephaniah is a contemporary of Jeremiah for a period.  His prophecies are for Judah and Jerusalem.  Zephaniah’s prophecies are clearly fulfilled at the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.  See Zeph 1:7; 1:14-15; 2:2; 3:5;...

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Factors Determining Our Inheritance, Eph 5:5

When we are saved, God gives us eternal life.  “The gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord,” Rom 6:23.  After we are raptured to be with God in heaven, he will also give us an inheritance.  “The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit that we...

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Three Offerings, Lev 8:14-30

Three Offerings Lev. 8:14-30  CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When Aaron and his sons were consecrated Moses offered three offerings: the sin offering, the burnt offering and the consecration.  After their consecration, then they were able to minister in the priest’s office.  These three offerings illustrate three offerings that need to...

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Abominations to the Lord, Prov 16:5

Abominations to the Lord Prov. 16:5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the book of Proverbs we learn about five things that are abominations to the Lord.  Each one of these has to do with the wicked.  Yet it is important for us to consider that, even as Christians, these wicked...

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Religion Versus Relationship, Acts 17:22-34

In Acts 17:22-34 Paul is preaching on Mars Hill in Athens.  The Athenians were much like we are today.  They “spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing.”  In this passage we find that the mindsets of those who seek God through...

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Ye Ought to Please God 1 Thes 4:1

Ye Ought to Please God 1 Thes. 4:1  CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO According to Paul, in 1 Thes 4:1, you ought to please God and abound more and more.  In other words, you ought to find out what pleases God, do what pleases God and, as you grow, please him more...

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Reasons for Thanksgiving Eph. 5:20

Eph 5 20 Thanksgiving CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO At this time of Thanksgiving it is helpful for us to see from the Bible why we are to be thankful.  We are to be thankful because thanksgiving is: A fulfillment of God’s commandment – 1 The 5:18; Eph 5:20 – we...

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You Cannot Just Wash Off the Blood Matt. 27:20-25

You Cannot Just Wash Off the Blood Matt. 27: 20-25 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In our passage the chief priest and elders of the Jews have persuaded the people to ask for Barabbas to be released instead of Jesus. Pilate knows this is wrong but he compromises to keep the peace....

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The Blessing of Giving

The Blessing of Giving Acts 20:35 It is more blessed to give than to receive. This is a great truth of your Bible. Just like many truths in your Bible you must, by faith, step out and do it. Some folks are naturally better at giving than others. Some folks...

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