Archive for December 2013

A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE – SEVEN PICTURES OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST

     [“Christmas is about hope. “Long lay the world in sin and error pining. Till He appeared and the soul felt its worth. A thrill of hope the weary world

WALKING WITH OTHERS IN LOVE, MUTUAL SUPPORT AND ACCOUNTABILITY – GALATIANS 5:25-6:6

Dear Friends,                                                           “If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit. Let us not become boastful, challenging one another, envying one another. Brethren, even if

ROMANS 12:1 – RESPONDING IN LOVE TO OUR LOVING, MERCIFUL GOD

“I beseech you (beg, entreat, exhort, urge, but not command) you (us) therefore (remember all Paul, by the Spirit, has taught us about God in the first 11 chapters of

OVERVIEW OF ROMANS 9-11 – ISRAEL’S PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE

As we study Romans 9-11, I think it is important to understand God’s sovereignty and man’s responsibility in salvation and in all of life because we’re trying to understand, as

“DID GOD REALLY SAY…?” – “THEY WILL NOT ENDURE SOUND DOCTRINE”

As I began preparing the teaching for Romans 9-11, I realized that this would be some tough sledding for me to prepare it and teach it and for all of

ELECTION, FREE WILL AND ETERNAL SECURITY – ROMANS 8:29-39

“For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren; 30 and these whom

GROANING FOR GLORY WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT – ROMANS 8:22-29

  “For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now. 23 And not only this, but also we ourselves, having the first

GALATIANS 5:13-25 – THE DEEDS OF THE FLESH VERSUS THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT

Dear Friends,                                                           “You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.

ROMANS 8:14-25 – GOING FOR THE GUSTO OR GROANING FOR GLORY

“For all who are being led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. 15 For you have not received a spirit of slavery leading to fear again, but

“Keep in step with the Spirit” Galatians 5:16-26

Dear Friends,                                                                The cell of a simple blade of grass is far more complex than the largest computer made by man. And the smallest deeds done in the

ARE YOU BEING LED, DRIVEN, OR DRIFTING? ROMANS 8:14-16

“For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. 15 For [the Spirit which] you have now received [is] not a spirit of slavery to put

THE POWER OF SPIRITUAL THINKING – ROMANS 8:5-14

As we continue our study of Romans 8 we recall that we are no longer under God’s condemnation both now and eternally (hell) because we are “in Christ Jesus” (v.1)