Fruitful As A Tree, Jer 17:7-8

Jer 17:7-8 says that a man who trusts the Lord will be fruitful as a tree planted by the waters.  When we think of trees planted the waters around here, we think of river bottoms.  The San Antonio river bottom was home to many families of freed slaves after emancipation...

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Tim Haveman – A Cup Of Cold Water

The sermon text is from Matt 10:40-42. In preparation for the Preachers Conference this week, Pastor Haveman encouraged the church that our service to the visiting preachers is like giving a cup of cold water to one of God’s servants. The cool water is refreshing to them and the act...

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Waters in a Garment, Prov 30:4

Waters in a Garment Prov. 30: 4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Prov 30:4, Agur asked, “Who hath bound the waters in a garment?”  This is a profound question coming from a man who professed to be brutish and lacking in wisdom and knowledge.  As we study the Bible you’re going...

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The Sign of the Siege and Famine, Ezek 4:1-17

In Ezekiel 4, Ezekiel gives two signs to Israel and Judah about the coming sieges of both countries and the consequent famines.   The sign of the siege – Ezek 4:1-8 – Ezekiel is instructed to portray Jerusalem on a tile.  This would have been a clay tile, upon which he...

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Living Water, Jn 4:10-14

Living Water Jn. 4:10-14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Getting saved is like taking a drink of living water [Jn 4:10-14].  It’s that easy.  And it’s that lasting.  Jesus said, after a drink of living water, you will never thirst again [Matt 5:6].  When you get saved, your spiritual thirst will be...

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Will You Leave A Mark?

Will You Leave a Mark? Ecclesiastes 1:4-8 In this lesson we are going to look at the 3 natural elements, sun, wind, and water to see how they leave their mark upon the earth. We will make a spiritual application from this for us to leave a mark and as...

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Take Root, Bear Fruit, Is 37:31

VIDEO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON AUDIO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON Is 37:31 says, “take root downward, and bear fruit upward.”  This is in the context of a prophecy against Sennacherib.  The goal of Israel’s enemies is to destroy Israel from being a nation, Ps 83:4.  However, following this attempted siege,...

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What Do We Need To Survive? The Word of God

What do we need to Survive? The Word of God Job 23:12 Job 23:12 “Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.” This is an interesting verse because it gives us Job’s attitude regarding...

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A Garden Inclosed, Song 4:12

The Song of Solomon pictures the relationship between Jesus Christ and his bride, the church. In Song 4:12, Solomon refers to his wife as a garden inclosed.  Therefore, as Christians, we can be likened to a garden inclosed.  This picture gives us some very interesting insights into our lives.  Our...

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The Spirit, the Water, and the Blood, 1 Jn 5:6-8

1 Jn 5:6-8 is quite a passage of scripture in your Bible.  For the most part, Bible scholars and many preachers don’t believe that 1 Jn 5:7 should even be in your Bible.  They say that this verse is a late addition to scripture, that it isn’t in the “oldest...

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