Why do I believe the Bible to be true? That is . . . Why do I believe the Bible, consisting of the 66 books of the Old and New Testaments, is the infallible Word of God, verbally inspired by God without error in the original manuscripts? Why do I believe that God’s intentions revealed […]
There has always been false teaching, such as Satan’s lie in the garden, the antediluvian apostasy, the false teachings of Balaam, the false prophets that appeared in ancient Israel, and in the New Testament era there where the Judaizes, the Gnostics and so on. What is unique in our day is the preponderance of false […]
Anger has a way of disarming us, robbing us of our testimony and injuring our relationships and home life. Therefore, it is time that we get a grip on our anger by bringing it to the cross and letting Christ cleanse us and His Spirit control us. Be ye angry, and sin not: let not […]
In Matthew 22:1-10 we find Jesus giving a prophetic parable. Two times it depicts Israel’s indifference to the kingdom. The first points to Israel’s past indifference, the second references Israel’s resistance to the news of the kingdom. The final time it depicts God’s extending His offer of eternal life through Jesus Christ to the world. […]
This message will examine a man who needed help. He was over his head with troubles. Part of the problem came from the poor choices his father and grandfather made. The other part of the problem came from his weak secular faith. His life was entangled with worldly pursuits. He was nominally religious. He sometimes […]
There are three features we will discover in today’s message. First, God is in control and is sovereign over all nations and governments. Despite the evil we see unfolding in the world, God still has His hand on the steering wheel of history. Second, God is faithful to His Word, even if a great deal […]
When you read 2 Kings 5 you instantly wonder why a story about a Syrian Captain is wedged between the accounts of Israel’s kings. Is not Syria an enemy of Israel? This message should remind us that despite man’s disobedience, God is still raising up unique witnesses to bring the gospel to the world.
Most of us know what it is like when we take matters into our own hands. That’s what we will find in this message. People doing what seems to be right without seeking God first. Now what can be so wrong with this? The steps taken made perfect sense. How could something that seemed so […]
In hard times God does not forget his own and ministers to them. Even in times of apostasy and open rebellion, God is still reaching out to the lost and hurting. Such was the ministry of Elisha.
Have you ever found yourself in a predicament? We have a lot of word pictures in the English language to describe being in a predicament. We hear phrases such as, “you sure have painted yourself into a corner,” or of being “caught between a rock and a hard place,” or being “up against the wall” […]