Watch and Pray, Matt 26:41

In Matt 26:41, the Lord’s instruction to his disciples in the garden of Gethsemane was not just to pray, but to watch and pray.  This watch is like a sentry on watch.  So, like a sentry, we need to be ready to respond to any situation with prayer no matter...

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Consequences of wanting to be rich- I Timothy 6:9

Introduction: I Timothy 6:9 But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition. For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from...

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Moral Character, Job 2:3-9

Moral Character Job 2:3-9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Among Christians there is a tendency to relegate moral character to spirituality.  As a result, many of the problems that you have experienced in your life could have been avoided altogether if your moral character were stronger.  But since you see every problem...

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The Attractive Lure of Sin

The Attractive Lure of Sin Proverbs 6:20-35 In the passage for this lesson, we see both a warning to follow the commandments and instructions of our parents. There is also the result of not following the commandments and instructions of our parents found in this passage. The result is sin...

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Sin After Salvation, Rom 6:1

In Rom 6:1, Paul wrote, “Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?” In Rom 6:2, he answered, “God forbid”.  John wrote in 1 Jn 2:1 “that ye sin not”. Though we will not be sinless till we are in our glorified bodies, what are to do with sin...

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Consent thou Not

Consent thou Not (Proverbs 1:10-19) “Consent thou not” is one of the first teaching for us in the book of Proverbs. This teaching is important because it deals with the temptation to sin, and the invitation to sin from an outside source. What does it mean to give consent? Consent...

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Spiritual Attacks, Lk 4:1-12

Spiritual Attacks Spiritual attacks from the devil often follow spiritual highs with the Lord.  We see this with the baptism of Jesus Christ. In Jn 1:29-34, we see why John baptized the men of Israel and why he baptized Jesus.  John preached the baptism of repentance for the remission of...

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Jesus Was Tempted, Heb 4:15

Heb 4 15 Jesus Was Tempted CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Heb 4:15 says that Jesus Christ “was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.”  Jesus is God manifest in the flesh.  As such, how is it that he could have been tempted, since “God cannot be tempted...

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