Giving to God

“What shall I give unto God for all his benefits to me?” (Psalms 116:12) David is very conscious of all that the Lord has done for him. He is very conscious of his own unworthiness to have received all these blessings from the hand of God. David a man of great power and extreme wealth…

Why is the Christian Worldview Collapsing?

Back in the 16th century, William Tyndale was persecuted, imprisoned, strangled, and his body burned at the stake. Why? Because he worked to translate the Scriptures into English and get copies of the Bible to the average person. Influenced by Luther and others, Tyndale was an integral part of the Reformation that spread God’s written…

How to Break Addiction

“They promise freedom, but they themselves are slaves of sin and corruption. For you are slave to whatever controls you.” (2 Peter 2:19) “The thief’s’ purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.” (John 10:10) “And you will know the truth, and the truth…

The Ministry of Jesus

First let us look at the essence of Jesus’ ministry. Let us read: “Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him. He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath…

Four Tests of a Real Believer

We’re going to look at the four tests of a real believer and at the life of Abraham. He is an example of the four ways that God tests our faith. Abraham, in his lifetime, went through four major tests and, although your circumstances will vary, I guarantee you that you will go through these…

The Reality of Hell

Very often people will ask the question, “So, what happens after I die?” Everybody wants to know the answer to that question. What happens after I die? And last week we spoke on ‘The reality of Heaven.’ The Bible tells us that everything you see is temporary. And what you don’t see is what’s going…

The Reality of Heaven

“Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.” (Colossians 3:1) The truth is, a lot of times, we’re just not too excited about heaven. We’re much more interested in earth than we are about heaven. And really that’s too bad!…

Be Wise about the Local Church

1 Corinthians 3 In this chapter Paul paints three pictures of the Church and, using these pictures, points out what the ministry is supposed to accomplish. – The Church is a family and the goal is maturity. 1 Corinthians 3:1-4 “Brothers, I could not address you as spiritual but as worldly—mere infants in Christ. I…