Rahab’s Faith, Heb 11:31

This sermon is about Rahab’s faith mentioned in Heb 11:31 and demonstrated in Jos 2.  When the spies came to Jericho they ended up in Rahab’s house.  When the king sent word for her to bring them forth to him, she hid them instead.  And then she sent his pursuers...

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Baby Steps, Acts 3:1-10

Baby Steps Acts 3:1-10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The scene is afternoon prayer outside the Temple in Jerusalem.  Laying there at the Beautiful gate is a lame man.  He’s been lame from his mother’s womb.  He reminds me of a lost man [lost because of his natural birth] hanging around church....

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The Benefits of Affliction, Ps 119

The Benefits of Affliction Ps. 119 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Benefits of Affliction are seen in Ps 119.  Often in affliction we only see the suffering and trouble.  Look for the benefits. Affliction can lead you to salvation through God’s words – Psalm 119:107 – I am afflicted very much:...

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Doctrines of Salvation Study Lesson #1 Righteousness

Doctrines of Salvation Study Lesson #1 Righteousness We begin our study of Doctrines connected with Salvation by looking at the word righteousness. We will use the word righteous instead of saved because the word saved can make it hard for us to understand how God dealt differently with people during...

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Eternally Secure In Christ, Eph 2:6

Eternal security is a doctrine of the New Testament that is often misunderstood.  For Baptists, it is generally taught as “once saved, always saved”.  However, most Baptists don’t know why they believe we are eternally secure.  Most denominational and non-denominational churches, on the other hand, don’t believe in eternal security. ...

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My Heart is Fixed, Ps 108:1

“O God, my heart is fixed,” David sang and praised the Lord.  His heart was truly fixed.  When you are saved, you can sing with David, My heart is fixed: In the sense that it has been fixed permanently (like color is fixed in dyeing).  When you receive Jesus Christ...

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Cursed is the Ground, Gen 3:17

Cursed is the Ground Gen. 3:17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Gen 3:17 God said cursed is the ground as a result of Adam’s disobedience.  According to Rom 8:19-22 even the creatures are in the bondage of corruption. The whole creation groans and travails in pain.  Everything dies or is...

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Make You Free, John 8:32

Make You Free John 8:32 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Jn 8:32, the King James Bible says, You shall know the truth and the truth shall “make you free.”  The context is sin.  All of these verses have the same expression of “make you free” or “made free,” Jn 8:32, 8:36,...

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Your Strength Ps 27:1-4

In several places in your Bible, you will find that something specific from the Lord is your strength.   The salvation of the Lord is your strength – Ps 27:1-4.  First and foremost, the Lord gives you his strength when you trust him to save you.  The devil will fight...

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Pleasures, Ps 16:11

Pleasures Ps 16:11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Bible says in Ps 16:11, “in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures forever more.” This Psalm, as you can tell from the context in Ps 16:10, is a reference to Jesus, who is now at the...

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