Give and Take, Jn 3:16

When we were teaching a men’s Bible study on Monday nights at the church, we were going over some instructions on how to identify the pertinent parts of a verse and how to expound and outline each of those parts.  When we finished dealing with two verses on money, our...

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Keeping the Devil Out, 1 Pet 5:8-9

Keeping the Devil Out 1 Pet 5:8-9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the two prior broadcasts, we discussed possession by the devil and getting the devil out.  Today we are going to discuss keeping the devil out.  These are precautions that can help you keep the devil from influencing and controlling...

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Get the Devil Out, Acts 26:18

Get the Devil Out Acts 26:18 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the prior broadcast we saw that Christians could be possessed with the devil.  Today, we’ll see how to get the devil out.  And tomorrow we’ll see how to keep him out.  To get the Devil out of your life: Get...

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Sifted by Satan

Sifted by Satan Luke 22:31-34                 Sift: to examine minutely or critically, to scrutinize, Separate the fine from the course. In Bible times threshing floors were used to separate the grain from the chaff. The wheat was crushed by oxen walking on it, then it was thrown in the air,...

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Literal Darkness, Gen 1:2

Literal Darkness Gen 1:2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.  There was nothing there before Heb 11:3 and Jn 1:3.  In the heaven there was a body of water, apparently surrounding the earth, and the earth was standing “out of the water.”...

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Satan Was Listening, Are You?

Satan Was Listening Are You? Luke 4:1-13 In the passage before us Satan tempted the Lord Jesus Christ three different times. In all three cases Jesus defeated Satan by quoting a passage of scripture. But if we look closely to the words that Jesus quoted we can see an interesting...

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They’ll Never Stop The Gospel, 1 Pet 1:25

Christians who are zealous for others to get saved get concerned at times that, some how, some one will stop us from preaching the gospel.  But according to 1 Pet 1:25 which says, “But the word of the Lord endureth for ever.  And this is the word which by the...

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Bear With Me, 2 Cor 11:1-33

Paul wanted the Corinthians to bear with him through some boasting.  They might well bear with [meaning “in all likelihood they would bear with”] a fellow preaching false doctrine [2 Cor 11:4], so they should certainly bear with Paul.  He wanted them to bear with him: Being jealous over them...

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Giving Satan an Advantage, Part II, 2 Cor 2:11

In Part I of this lesson, we saw that from the moment we are saved, we are in a battle with Satan.  He is our adversary [1 Pet 5:8].  God gives us his whole armor to protect us in this battle [Eph 6:10-18].  However, according to 2 Cor 2:11, there...

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Giving Satan an Advantage, Part I, 2 Cor 2:11

Satan is a vicious, clever enemy.  Nevertheless, Jesus successfully defended himself against the temptations of the devil [Matt 4:1-11], cast him out of every person he possessed, who came to Jesus for healing [Acts 10:38], spoiled him and openly triumphed over him on the cross [Col 2:15], and will destroy...

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