Pretense, Gen 27: 42-46

Pretense Gen. 27: 42-46 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Introduction A pretense is a false claim or profession; a false reason or plea; a pretending.  It is one of the most common ways to lie in life and you see it repeatedly in the Bible.  For example, a person pretends when he...

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It Is The Lord, 1 Sam 12:6-13

1 Samuel 12:6-13 It Is The Lord CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In 1 Sam 6:6-13, Israel essentially rejected the Lord when they demanded a king, and by doing so missed the fact that all the time since they had been a nation “it is the Lord” that had been taking care...

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Goodly Men, Gen 39:6

Goodly Men Gen. 39:6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are several men in the Bible who are called goodly men.  Goodly means of pleasant appearance, character or quality: comely, handsome, excellent.  Here are the goodly men and here’s what we can learn from them: Joseph – Gen 39:6 – Joseph’s looks...

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Saul’s Spiritual Character Flaws, 1 Sam 13:11-16

1 Sam 13:11-16 Saul’s Spiritual Character Flaws CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Saul did something very foolish when he offered a burnt offering.  His foolish decision revealed some spiritual flaws in his character that plagued him for the rest of his life.  These flaws were that: He knew what he was doing was...

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The Tribe of Benjamin, Gen 49:27

The Tribe of Benjamin Gen. 49:27 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This sermon on the tribe of Benjamin illustrates the great work of salvation wrought in Jesus Christ.  You will see this unfold in Benjamin’s relationship with the tribe of Judah. Gen 49:27 says, “Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf.”  But Deut...

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Saul Wasn’t What He Pretended To Be

Saul was made king over Israel.  But he never became the king he pretended to be or the king that God wanted him to be.  He never lived up to the reputation he wanted to have.  He always wanted others to believe that he was a better king than he...

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Have They Lost Their Mind Dan 4:33-34

Have They Lost Their Minds Dan 4:33-34 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The question raised in this sermon is simply, Have they lost their mind?  When rulers of countries rule contrary to God they lose their minds and manifest their loss in a variety of ways.  We’re going to look at...

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The Tragic Demise of a Good Man 2 Sam 1:17-27

The Tragic Demise of a Good Man II Sam. 1: 17-27 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Three times in David’s lamentation for Saul and Jonathan in 2 Sam 1:17-27, David said, “How are the mighty fallen,” [2 Sam 1:19, 25, 27].  Saul, indeed, was a mighty man.  He had an excellent beginning...

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Love Hate Relationships 1 Sam 16:21

Love Hate Relationships 1 Sam. 16: 21 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO You have heard the expression, “they have a love, hate relationship.”  Well, the truth of the matter is, as you know, a person either loves or hates the other person.  He doesn’t have both of these feelings at the same...

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The Spirit of the Lord

1 Sam 16:13-14 The Spirit of the Lord CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the Old Testament the Spirit of the Lord was very active in men’s lives. He was involved in creation Gen 1:2 He was involved in striving with men Gen 6:3 similar to the way that he reproves them...

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