The Mission, Matt 28:18-20

Missions involves a mission.  A mission is “a specific task with which a person or a group is charged”.  So, a mission involves three things: the person who gives the charge, the task that he wants done, and the person or group to carry out the task. The person who...

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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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Daily, Ps 68:19

According to Ps 68:19, the Lord daily loadeth us with benefits.  In return, what should we do daily? Die to self – 1 Cor 15:31.  Paul wrote, “I die daily”.  The victory over sin each day is gained by the crucified life.  When we are crucified with Christ, he lives...

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They’ll Never Stop The Gospel, 1 Pet 1:25

Christians who are zealous for others to get saved get concerned at times that, some how, some one will stop us from preaching the gospel.  But according to 1 Pet 1:25 which says, “But the word of the Lord endureth for ever.  And this is the word which by the...

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Two Kinds of Witnesses, Prov 14:5

With God, things are absolute.  A person is either saved or he’s lost.  There is no in between.  He’s either a child of God or he’s a child of the devil.  There are no other spiritual families, no matter what religion he claims to be.  He’s either going to heaven...

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Relevance of the Resurrection, Lk 20:36

What is the relevance of the resurrection?  What does the resurrection mean to us today?  We can answer these questions from the scripture.   The relevance of the resurrection is that we are: The children of the resurrection, Lk 20:36.  Because we have trusted Jesus Christ as our Savior, we...

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How to Live in Perilous Times, Hab 3:18

How to Live in Perilous Times Hab. 3:18 CLICK TITLE FOR  AUDIO There is no question that the world is in perilous times.  And the topic among Christians often concerns how to live in perilous times.  Some want to hunker down and await the coming “storm,” some want all the...

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Have Compassion, Jude 22

As we discussed this morning, the Lord is full of compassion.  He has certainly had compassion on us.  Compassion is “sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it”.  What does God want us to do with the compassion that he extends toward us?  He wants us...

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A Watchman, Ezek 3:15-27

Our lesson today is from Ezek 3:15-27.  In Ezek 3:14, Ezekiel was transported by the spirit to Telabib by the river Chebar, where those who had been taken captive dwelt.  What he saw astonished him.  And so he sat among them seven days.  There God made Ezekiel the watchman for the...

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