Be of Good Comfort Isaiah 40:1-4 Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God. Speak yet comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned: for she hath received of the Lord's hand double for all her sins. The voice of him that crieth...
Reality Christianity Part 1 Titus 2:7-8, 10-12 In all things showing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine showing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity, sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed having no evil thing to say of you. Not purloining but showing...
The Grace of God Titus 2:11-15: For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world. Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the...
Where Have You Hidden the Gospel? II Corinthians 4:1-4 Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not; but have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every...
Fallen Among Thorns Luke 8:7, 14, speaking of seeds, states and some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprang up with it, and choked it. And they which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with the cares and riches and pleasures of this life… So,...
Be Ye Perfect Part 2 Part 2: We start in Hebrews 6 which states in verse 1 let us go on unto perfection: not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God. When we accept Jesus as Savior it is a beginning point. Let us go on. It takes continuing in the faith toward perfection (completion)...
Be Ye Perfect Part 1 In Matthew 5:48 Jesus says Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect. Does Jesus mean that we are to be perfect? Can we be perfect? What is being perfect? The dictionary defines perfect as absolutely flawless, 100% pure, accurate, sinless, faultless....
The Gathering and the Agreement Matthew 18:19-20 IF and FOR play an important role in the message. Verse 19 says IF, proceeds with a statement, and ends with it shall. Verse 20 begins with FOR and comes to I AM THERE. Let's build on this. There is conflict in a Christian's life. We have to go against the current,...
Blessings Upon the Head of the Just Proverbs 10:6 blessings are upon the head of the just. A change occurs in a heart upon acceptance of Christ as Savior. There is an immediate forgiving and remission of sins. Do we find ourselves thinking that God's blessings are rare, just a trickle? We all have to admit it is good to be saved....
Called But Not Chosen Matthew 22 The scripture says in verse 14 for many are called but few are chosen. In this story heaven is compared to a king who wanted to celebrate his son's wedding by hosting a supper in the son's honor. He sent his servants to invite the citizens of the country to the palace. The people...