Brass For Gold, 1 Ki 14:21-28

Brass For Gold The sermon text is 1 Ki 14:21-28.  Our particular interest is in v.25-28, where Rehoboam exchanged brass for gold when he replaced the shields Shishak, king of Egypt, took. When Solomon reigned, he built high places for the gods of the nations around Israel.  When his son,...

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How We Escape Egypt, 2 Cor 6:17-18

How We Escape Egypt 2 Cor 6:17-18 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Egypt is a type of the world in the Bible and so we can look at the Exodus and learn a great deal about our relationship to the world.  We are in the world but we are not of...

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Salutations, Col 4:12-18

In Paul’s salutations at the end of his epistle to the Colossians, we find some interesting tidbits in the things he wrote to those he mentioned.  He mentioned: Epaphras, a servant of Christ – Col 4:12-13 – Epaphras is also mentioned in Phm 23 as a fellow prisoner, in Col...

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Teach Them the Manner, 2 Ki 17:24-33

Teach Them the Manner 2Ki 17:24-33 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The king of Assyria conquered Israel and took the inhabitants of the cities of Samaria captive.  He removed them from the land and replaced them with men from other countries [2 Ki 17:24].  These emigrants didn’t know God and they...

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Arm Yourselves 1 Pet 4:1-5

Arm Yourselves 1 Pet 4:1-5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In 1 Pet 4:1-5, Peter tells us to arm yourselves likewise with the same mind, the mind that Christ had.  As Christ suffered in the flesh for sin to free us from sin, so we have suffered in the flesh and are...

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My Kingdom is Not of This World, Jn 18:36

There is something about the kingdom of God that has become abundantly clear, lately. Jesus’ kingdom is not of this world. Jesus said to Pilate in Jn 18:36, “My kingdom is not of this world.”   The Lord’s kingdom is above; it’s not down here.  John the Baptist said, “He...

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Lot the Carnal Christian Gen.13:10

Lot the Carnal Christian Gen. 13:10 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Lot the carnal Christian.  Lot is the perfect picture of a carnal Christian.  Like a carnal Christian, Lot: Walked by sight.  Gen 13:10 he lifted up his eyes and chose the plain of Jordan.  2 Cor 5:7 Walked according to the course...

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Separation

Separation  [2Cor.6:17] The Biblical doctrine of Separation is probably one of the most important doctrines for a Christian. The God we serve is not tolerant of any form of sin, so why would he allow us to be? Our Father expects us to be holy just as he is holy...

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Let Not Thine Heart Envy Sinners, Prov 23:17

Let Not Thine Heart Envy Sinners Prov. 23:17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Christians often tend to envy sinners.  Don’t envy sinners.  Follow what Solomon said, “Let not thine heart envy sinners.”  The problem starts down in your heart.  You see sinners enjoying something that you want to do, but can’t do,...

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God is a Divider, Gen 1:4

In Gen 1:4 you begin to see immediately that God is a divider.  Look at Gen 1:6, 14, 18, as well. I have heard many people talking about getting everybody “together.”  One fellow tells me from time to time that we could get so much more done for the Lord...

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