Paul’s Ministry to Gentiles, Col 1:21-29

In Col 1:21-29, Paul principally described his ministry to Gentiles.  He discussed the Gentiles reconciliation in vs. 21-23 and his ministry in vs. 23-29. According to Col 1:21-22, when Gentiles get saved, we are reconciled in the body of Christ’s flesh through death.  Paul wrote to the Ephesians about our...

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Bible Understanding, 1 Jn 2:27

Bible Understanding 1 Jn. 2:27 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Bible understanding is the result of praying, reading, believing, doing, studying, trusting, and simplifying.  Trust the Holy Spirit to teach you. Recently we have been asked this same question by two different people.  They want to know how to understand what...

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Preaching and Teaching, Acts 28:31

After we are saved, it is very important that we hear the preaching and teaching of the word of God.  There are five specific things we see Paul doing with the word of God among the people to whom he ministered.  Like Paul, ministers of the word of God should...

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The Work of the Spirit Jn. 7:39

The Work of the Spirit Jn. 7:39 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO I heard a sermon preached at a conference distinguishing the work of the Spirit from our work.  The gist of the message is that we need to recognize the Spirit’s responsibilities and our own responsibilities.  The Spirit doesn’t do all...

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The Local Church

The Local Church Heb. 10:25   The local church is one of three institutions commissioned by God, the others being the family and civil government. The local church is commissioned by God to carry out His purpose in reaching the lost and perfecting the saved. Therefore, God’s plan for a...

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Neglecting the Bible Rom.10:17

Neglecting the Bible Rom. 10:17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you neglect the reading of your Bible and you neglect attending to the preaching and teaching of the Bible, you affect some very important things in your life.  Neglecting the Bible affects your: Spiritual Walk – Rom 10:17; 2 Cor 5:7...

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The Faithful Fail Prov. 20:6

The Faithful Fail Prov. 20:6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The faithful fail from among the children of men.  God wants men and women who are faithful.  But faithful people are hard to find [Prov 20:6].  Faithfulness is one of the most outstanding characteristics of God [Deut 7:9].  Jesus is faithful [Rev...

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Teaching Bible at Home Deut. 11:18-19

Teaching Bible at Home Deut. 11:18-19   CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The best place for children to learn the Bible is at home.  They are certainly going to learn some of the Bible at church in Sunday school and Bible Clubs.  But they will learn much more at home than they...

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What Preaching Jesus Entails Acts 28:23

What Preaching Jesus Entails Acts 28:23 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you consider preaching it helps to understand fully 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...

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