Who Will Go? Is 6:8

In the history of the Church, God has used certain men in a big way to get his work done.  He used Peter to preach to thousands.  He was the apostle to the Circumcision.  God used Paul to preach to thousands. He was the apostle to the Uncircumcision.   In...

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Treasure in Earthen Vessels, 2 Cor 4:7

Because we are saved, Christ is in us [Col 1:27] and we are in Christ [1 Cor 12:13].  We have Jesus Christ and eternal life in us.  Thus, according to our text in 2 Cor 4:7, we have this treasure in earthen vessels.  We must be reminded, then, that our...

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Reap in Joy, Ps 126:5-6

Reap in Joy Ps. 126:5-6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO If everyone could go “soul winning” and reap in joy, there would be a lot more Christians laboring in the harvest.  Reaping is always joyful [Lk 15:7, 10].  But to reap in joy, one must remember what is involved.  To reap in...

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They Did Not Confess Him Jn. 12:42

They Did Not Confess Him Jn. 12:42 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Sometimes you are afraid to confess Jesus.  That’s not uncommon.  When the chief rulers got saved in Jn 12:42 they did not confess him, either.  The main reason people don’t confess him is fear [Jer 1:8].  Let’s find out, specifically,...

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Your Life Affects Others, Rom 14:7

According to Rom 14:7, we don’t live to ourselves.  Your life affects others.  Therefore, we are commended not to put a stumbling block or an occasion to fall in our brother’s way [v.13].  We are not to have a bad affect on others.  But we are also to “follow after...

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The Word’s Free Course, 2 Thes 3:1

In 2 Thes 3:1, Paul requested prayer from the Thessalonians “that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you.”  In this sense the word course is a moving or motion forward.  So, the course of a river, for instance, is...

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Reason With Them, Acts 17:2

In Thessalonica, in Acts 17:2, Paul “reasoned with them out of the scriptures.”  As Paul preached Jesus Christ, there are certain things he did that we should consider doing as we deal with people in personal work.  While we tell them about Jesus, we should also: Reason with them –...

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Preaching the Lord Jesus, Acts 11:20

When you consider preaching Jesus Christ to others it helps to understand what preaching Jesus entails.  There’s a lot to it.  Today we are going to look at what Paul and some of his fellow preachers did when they went about preaching Jesus.  Preaching Jesus entails: Publishing – Acts 13:49...

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I Shall Send Thee, Jer 1:7

I Shall Send Thee Jer. 1:7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Jer. 1:7 the Lord said to Jeremiah, Thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee…”  We are ambassadors for Christ and must go where we are sent.  The Father sent Jesus to this world [Jn. 20:21].  Jesus sent...

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A True Witness, Prov 14:25

“A true witness delivereth souls,” according to Prov 14:25.  It will help us to understand and apply this verse to our lives if we will consider the various definitions of “true” that are compatible with this verse.   A true witness is: Properly so called – he’s properly so called...

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