The Lord’s Presence, Rom 5:1

The Lord’s Presence, Rom. 5: 1 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In our personal experience, the greatest single evidence of the Lord’s presence is peace.  Peace derives from our salvation [Rom 5:1], peace is part of the fruit of the Holy Spirit [Gal 5:22], peace is assured to us when we pray...

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Keep Thyself Pure, 1 Tim 5:22

According to 1 Tim 5:22, we are to keep ourselves pure.  How do we do this?  First, you must be made pure.  To get pure, you must be saved.  According to Titus 1:15, when you’re defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure.  Even your mind and conscience are defiled.  But when...

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The Foolishness of Fools, Prov 14:24

The Foolishness of Fools Prov. 14: 24 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Every child starts out from childhood with a fair amount of foolishness in him [Prov 22:15].  The Lord gives parents instruction on how to deal with their foolishness.  The idea is to drive this foolishness away from them so that...

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Not of Man, Prov 29:25

Not of Man Prov. 29:25 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO If we are ever going to get anything worthwhile done for the Lord we must get “man” out of the way.  The Lord’s work is not of man so here are some things that should be “of God” and not of...

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Your Motives, Deut 10:12-13

In Deut 10:12-13, the Lord gave Israel five things that he required of them.  They were to fear the Lord, walk with the Lord, love the Lord, serve the Lord, and obey the Lord.  These are what I call the five necessary things in your life today.  You should fear,...

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Tree of Life Metaphors, Rev 22:2

Tree of Life Metaphors Rev. 22: 2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The tree of life will be here during the millennial reign of Jesus Christ.  It will be on either side of the river that flows out of the throne of God [Rev 22:1-2].  Every month these trees will yield new...

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We Need to Fear God, Phil 2:12-13

We Need to Fear God Phil. 2:12-13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Paul said, “… work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.”  We need to fear God after we are saved.  The fear of God is good for us.  It gives us wisdom, it keeps us clean, it gives us...

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Two Invitations, Prov 9:1-18

Two Invitations Prov. 9:1-18 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Proverbs 9, there are two invitations.  One is from wisdom and the other is from the foolish woman.  The recipients of the invitations are identical but that to which they are being invited is drastically different.  We need to look at these...

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The Quest for Knowledge

The Quest for Knowledge (2 Timothy 3:1-17) We live in a day where knowledge is increasing at an amazing rate. This is a sign of the times as seen in this passage and in Daniel 12:4. Yet, with all the knowledge that is available to us people are still not...

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Biblical Instruction, Prov 8:10

Biblical Instruction Prov. 8:10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Biblical Instruction is of greater value to you than the accumulation of wealth [Prov 8:10].   Today we are going to look at Biblical instruction to see where it comes from, what it does for you and what happens to you when you refuse it....

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