Category Archives: 2 Timothy

What Does it Mean to be a Missionary?

Romans 15:14-33 Introduction: When people here in the USA are asked to support missions, they often wonder what do missionaries do? It reminds me of a cartoon I once read: Illustration: In a “Peanuts” cartoon, Lucy asks Charlie Brown, “Why are we here on Earth?” Charlie replied, “To make other people happy.” Lucy replied, “Then why are they

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The Time is Now

2 Timothy 4 There are some things that you cannot put off . . . you must do it right away or lose your opportunity. Once mother asked me to mow our yard. Growing up we had a fairly large yard (an acre and ½), the back was a 20 degree grade and the front

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Save Us From Our House!

Job 1 The theme is why do bad things happen to good people. The house-saving team responds to frantic families who have been suffering in their space. Relationship strategist, Hina Khan, tackles the emotional damage first, leading the family through a series of challenges and therapy models designed to address fractured relationships. Meanwhile, contractor Scott

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The Marks of a Saint

Psalms 26:2 Introduction “Mary loved church, but her sister didn’t. Mary said, ‘Let’s play church.’ ‘All right,’ said her sister, ‘but let’s play I’m absent.’ Too many do.But the Living Bible says, ‘Let us not neglect our church meetings, as some people do.’ Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a

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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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The Bible and Gambling

Matthew 6:24-34 The God who created man gave him, as a guideline for life, two ethics on which to live; two ethics on which to develop a lifestyle (see Genesis 1:26-28; 2:1-3; 3:19). These two ethics are work and worship. Work was, and is, God ordained. The Bible tells us in Genesis 2:2a that God worked. In Genesis 3:19 we discover God

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Journey From Here To Eternity

Romans 8:30b Subject: God’s Plan for Sharing Introduction: Dr. George Sweeting, chancellor emeritus, Moody Bible Institute, states, “On July 20, 1969, astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin walked on the surface of the moon.  Commander Neil Armstrong uttered the now famous words, ‘One small step for man-one giant leap for mankind.’  But as incredible as that journey

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Gambling: What Is At Stake?

Isaiah 65:11 Introduction: Philip L. Wilson shares the following, “Gambling in some form or other has been around since ancient times.  Some pharaohs of Egypt were known to be compulsive gamblers and often had their dice buried with them.  Gambling was prevalent in ancient China as well, prompting the philosopher Confucius, who lived 500 years

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A Blueprint for Brotherhood: Surveying God’s Plan of Salvation

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14 Introduction When it comes to construction, maybe you are like “Tim-the-Toolman-Taylor” (making the job worse), or “Bob the Builder” (forever starting new projects without completing the old) or “Mr. Fix It” (who gets it right every single time).  Whether you are a master builder or severely challenged in this area, this message

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Finding the Strength to Go On

Lamentations 3:47-48; Lamentations 2:11 How to find the strength to go on: 1. Focus your attention on God, (Lamentations 3:25-29). Sit in silence 10 minutes this week and ask God if He wants to tell us anything. Matthew 6:33 “Seek the Kingdom of GOD” Read, slow me down Lord. 2. Ask God to remove your fears.

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