Your Work of Faith, 1 Thes 1:3

This sermon is on your work of faith, 1 Thes 1:3.  To understand your work of faith, we must first understand what faith is and how it works. Faith is belief. You must have something to believe in.  Athletes believe in themselves.  Christians believe in Jesus Christ.  Agnostics and atheists...

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So is a Man to His Praise, Prov 27:21

So is a Man to His Praise Prov 27:21 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Prov 27:21 says, “As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise.”  This proverb is excellent in that it reveals one basis for judging a man’s character.  You find...

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Public Ministry, Prov 1:20-23

Public Ministry Prov. 1:20-23 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you read in Prov 1 that wisdom crieth without, you may wonder how she does it.  Wisdom crieth without through public ministry. Public ministry is public, Prov 1:20-21 – it is accomplished by publishing the word of God “without” the four walls...

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They Did Not Confess Him, Jn 12:42

They Did Not Confess Him Jn. 12:42 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Sometimes you are afraid to confess Jesus.  That’s not uncommon.  When the chief rulers got saved in Jn 12:42 they did not confess him, either.  The main reason people don’t confess him is fear [Jer 1:8].  Let’s find out, specifically,...

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The God of Praise, 1 Chr 16:8-9

The God of Praise 1 Chr. 16:8-9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO You praise the God of praise with: Thanksgiving – David said, “Give thanks unto the Lord.”  This is the attitude of gratitude.  1 Thes 5:18 tells us that it is the will of God to give thanks to the...

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Reason With Them, Acts 17:2

In Thessalonica, in Acts 17:2, Paul “reasoned with them out of the scriptures.”  As Paul preached Jesus Christ, there are certain things he did that we should consider doing as we deal with people in personal work.  While we tell them about Jesus, we should also: Reason with them –...

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Preaching The Word, Acts 8:3-4

When the apostles first began preaching the word, they were under severe persecution.  By Acts 8:3-4, Stephen had just been stoned and Saul was making havoc of the church.  Nevertheless, they kept preaching and spreading the gospel.  We should follow the pattern of the early church. Notice, from whom Saul...

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Preaching Jesus, Acts 11:20

When you consider preaching Jesus Christ to others it helps to understand what preaching Jesus entails.  There’s a lot to it.  Today we are going to look at what Paul and some of his fellow preachers did when they went about preaching Jesus.  Preaching Jesus entails: Publishing – Acts 13:49...

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How You Influence Others, Jn 1:40-42

The Influence You Can have On Others Jn. 1:40-42 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO You must remember to consider how you influence others in their walk with the Lord.  You can influence others to: Receive Christ – Jn 1:40-42, Jn 4:39.  Consider how you influence others to trust Christ.  Andrew influenced Peter...

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I Shall Send Thee, Jer 1:7

I Shall Send Thee Jer. 1:7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Jer. 1:7 the Lord said to Jeremiah, Thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee…”  We are ambassadors for Christ and must go where we are sent.  The Father sent Jesus to this world [Jn. 20:21].  Jesus sent...

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