Good Friday, Lk 23:54

The Tradition of Good Friday The day of Jesus’s crucifixion has been called Good Friday for many years.  The origin of the name is unclear. However, the Roman Catholic Church has observed the day on the liturgical calendar since the 4th century.  And so, the observance of Good Friday has...

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This Wisdom Descendeth Not From Above, Jas 3:14-16

This Wisdom Descendeth Not From Above Jas 3:14-16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There is a wisdom that is prevalent in Christianity today and it has nothing to do with the Lord.  James says that this wisdom descendeth not from above.  Instead it is earthly, sensual and devilish.  Today we are going...

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Christmas Traditions, 2 Thes 1:7-10

Christmas Traditions 2 Thes.1:7-10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We are going to examine some Christmas traditions which are perversions of Biblical truth.  Here are some of the major Christmas traditions: Santa coming to town – instead of waiting around for Santa to arrive (which he won’t), look for Titus 2:13,...

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Beware Of Philosophies and Vain Deceits, Col 2:8-9

In Col 2:8-9, Paul warned us to beware of, that is, to guard ourselves against, men who would spoil us.  When men spoil you, they corrupt you.  Men can spoil you through philosophy and deceit, particularly philosophy and deceit after the tradition of men or the rudiments of the world. ...

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Believe the Truth, 2 Thes 2:13-17

Today, we are studying 2 Thes 2:13-17. This passage is in the context of the rest of the chapter, which we studied previously.  From that lesson, we saw that there is a falling away first before the revelation of the man of sin [2 Thes 2:3].  The church age ends...

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The Tradition of Men, Mk. 7:5-13

The Tradition of Men Mk. 7:5-13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are many professing Christians who believe that the tradition of men is of equal authority with or superior authority to scripture.  This was the problem with the Pharisees in Mk 7:5-13.  They were “teaching for doctrines the commandments of men,” [Mk...

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Is There Not A Cause

1 Sam 17:29 Is There Not A Cause CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When David came to the valley of Elah to check on the progress of the battle against the Philistines, he saw Goliath and he saw the men of Israel flee from him when he came out and offered his challenge. ...

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Add Thou Not Unto His Words Prov. 30: 5-6

Add Thou Not Unto His Words Prov. 30: 5-6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The words of God stand alone as God’s authority in our lives and as God’s wisdom for our lives.  As long as you read what God said, believe what God said, receive what God said and live by...

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A Way Which Seemeth Right Prov. 14:12

A Way Which Seemeth Right Prov. 14:12 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Prov 14:12 says. “There is a way which seemeth right unto man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.”  If you want the way of life, you must have Jesus Christ [Jn 14:6].  That’s plain and simple. ...

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How to Live in Perilous Times II Kings 22:17

How to Live in Perilous Times II Kings 22:17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Josiah was the last great king that Judah had before the Babylonian invasion and captivity.  The times in which he ruled were perilous times.  The word of God had been neglected and rejected [2 Ki 22:13].  The country...

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