Category Archives: Morals

Choose Life!

Deuteronomy 30:15-19 Bob and Pam were Christian missionaries to the Philippine Islands and Pam was experiencing a difficult time of pregnancy. As her time progressed, Pam contracted amoebic dysentery, an infection that enters the intestines through contaminated beverage or food. This type of infection sent Pam into a coma. To revive Pam from the coma,

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Woe to You Who Are at Ease in Zion

Amos 6:1-8 Illustration: The difficulty of repeating as champions I. The Number one temptation facing God’s people today – Complacency. Israel was complacent because of their military might wealth religion We are complacent because of our military might wealth religious freedom church – pay someone else to do my ministry for me II. Woe to

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Why is the Church So Important?

I Cor. 1:2; 3:5-10 and 16:19. “I am an alumnus of the church”, the man said to a friend. He obviously had given up on the church. I don’t know that I have ever heard of that term until I heard that story. It raises the question, is the church really important? When Jesus said, “upon this rock,

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Secrets to a Successful Life

Proverbs 3:5-7 Do you want to be successful? What is success? Is it becoming a billionaire? There is a show about billionaires that I watched the other night. A prince in Saudi Arabia finds that success is seen in his 400,000 sq foot house. He has a staff of over 100 that only makes sure

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God’s Cure for an Achan Heart

Joshua 7:1-13 The children of Israel, under Joshua’s leadership, finally began to march into the land of promise. They were given a strict set of guidelines to follow. God said in Joshua 6:18-19: And ye, in any wise keep yourselves from the accursed thing, lest ye make yourselves accursed, when ye take of the accursed thing,

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Echo Principle

Obadiah 1:15 Introduction: Echo principle. What you say will come back. Little boy in me. Few months ago, Abigail and I went into Cathedral Caverns and heard the echo. You speak, and the sound comes back to you. 1) God will repay those who have harmed you.  Have you ever met any mean people? I

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Does God Expect Too Much From Us?

Micah 6:1-8 Court Room scene I. Who’s tired of who? (Micah 6:3-5) Israel – I’m tired of coming to church – obeying laws – tithing – sacrifices – You’re wearing me out God. God – (Micah 6:3-5) Israel had wearied God.Malachi says Israel wearied God by talking but never doing. Isaiah 7:13 – Israel wearied God but

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Come Home America

Hosea 14:1-4 I. We must realize we have drifted . . . As you walk up the steps to the building which houses the US Supreme Court you can see near the top of the building a row of the world’s law givers and each one is facing one in the middle who is facing

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The Awesome Power of Fatherhood

Deuteronomy 6:4-9 “Hit him again, Lord.”  Sometimes we need God to hit us again, especially when it concerns our families.  We pray for God to change our world . . . we pray for revival to sweep our land.  But, this revival must begin with our own lives and our families.  I was teaching disciple

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A Study of 3 John

1. Gaius: A Commendable Christian (3 John:1-8)             a. We should live spiritually (1-2)             b. We should walk truthfully (3-4)             c. We should serve faithfully (5-6)             d. We should minister generously (7-8) 2. Diotrephes: A Wolf in Sheeps clothing             a. avoid malicious gossips (9-10) (1 Tim 5:19-20)             b. avoid prideful

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