Category Archives: 2 Peter

Tests from God

Judges 3:1-29 1)      God allows thorns for our benefit (v.2) . . . to keep us from drifting from Him. In times of prosperity we can drift . . . Deuteronomy 6:10-12  “Then it shall come about when the LORD your God brings you into the land which He swore to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to

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It All Comes Back to Jesus, pt.2

Matthew 14:13-33; 1 Peter 2:16-18 Introduction Worship is what Satan desires and it is what Jesus deserves. We see Satan’s lust for worship demonstrated in his fall in Isaiah 14:12-15 and in his temptation of Jesus Christ recorded in Matthew 4 and Luke 4. Witnessing (Matthew 14:13-21) Feeding the five thousand Walking (Matthew 14:22-26) Jesus walks on the Sea Worshiping (Matthew

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Living God’s Unshakable Truth

Psalms 86:11 Introduction Someone wrote Billy Graham with the following question: Q: “I’m new at going to church, so I apologize if my question is too simple. But several times our pastor has talked about the blood of Jesus saving us, and I don’t understand what he means by that, (and I’m too embarrassed to

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Keeping Your Heart for the World

Romans 5:5 Introduction: Have you ever noticed that a pro baseball player often has his best year just before he becomes a free agent?  Also, have you noticed that they often have one of their worst years just after they have signed a huge contract?Have you ever noticed how beautiful a bride is on her

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Is This Trip Necessary?

Romans 10:8-15 Introduction: During World War II, people on the home front were told to conserve fuel for the war effort. They were told to ask: “Is this trip necessary?” Many times during our missionary service, we, too, have asked: “Is this trip necessary?” Even Willam Carey was challenged about this.  After he preached his

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