Bad Decisions, Jos 9:14

Bad Decisions Jos 9:14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO It bothers me that good men in the Bible sometimes made bad decisions.  The concern, obviously, is that if they made bad decisions in their days, what’s to prevent us from making bad decisions in our days?  We need to learn from...

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We Cry Abba Father Rom 8:14-16

When we were saved, God became our Father. We were adopted as children of God. And as his children, God has desires for us, just like earthy fathers have desires for their children. Our Father desires fellowship – 1 Jn 1:3-7 – our Father loves to spend time with his...

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I Cannot Away With Is. 1:13

I Cannot Away With Is. 1:13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Isaiah 1:13, we read an expression that is not so common today.  The Lord said, regarding Judah’s oblations, incense, new moons and Sabbaths, “I cannot away with.”  At first, the expression on its own doesn’t seem to make much sense. ...

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Separation is not Always Bad

Separation is not always Bad 2 Corinthians 6:11-18 In the passage before us there is not only a command to be separate there are also illustrations for separation. It is amazing that all our lives we are separated by various things and don’t seem to have a problem with it,...

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Profane Lev. 19:12

Profane Lev. 19:12 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are words that you read in the Bible that you don’t fully appreciate until you look them up and define them. It even helps, at times, to see their etymology [the origin and development of a word].  Today we are going to study...

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A Double Portion II Kings 2:1-15

A Double Portion II Kings 2 1-15 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO  Before Elijah was taken up to heaven in a whirlwind, Elisha asked for a double portion of Elijah’s spirit.  Their journey to Jordan, where Elijah was taken up, reveals some steps through which we can be filled with the Spirit...

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Beneath the Cross John 19:25

Beneath the Cross John 19:25 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Jn 19:25, three women stood by the cross. If you could stand beneath the cross like them, it would change you.  Imagine what the cross did to God the Father, seeing his only begotten Son whom he forsook because of...

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Joy of Walking in Light 1 John 1:1-10

Joy of Walking in Light 1 John 1:1-10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We’re preaching about the joy of walking in light [1 Jn 1:4-7].  Paul tells us that we are children of light and admonishes us that we should walk in light [Eph 5:8-14].  You find the joy of walking in...

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Noah Was A Just Man Gen. 6-9

Noah Was A Just Man Gen-6-9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Noah lived at a time when things in the earth were corrupt and violent [Gen 6:11].  Rather than go along with the corruption and violence, though, he walked with God as a just man.  Today we live in a world that...

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Boundaries Deut. 32:7

Boundaries Deut. 32:7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Lord divides, separates, and sets bounds. We need boundaries in our lives. The worst thing God could do to any of us is to just back off and remove all our boundaries.  We need them in our lives to provide stability, separation, and security....

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