Category Archives: Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy: A challenge to a new generation

January Bible Study 2015 By way of introduction The lead actor – a 124 year-old Moses – the only leader Israel has ever known The Book – his prophetic farewell speech to the Israelites – his last will and testament The people stood on the plains of Moab – just outside the Promised Land It was

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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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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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A Temptation and a Snare

1 Timothy 6:9-11 Introduction: More than 100 million people gamble on some level. Three hundred billion dollars a year are spent on gambling.All of the statistics that I have seen state that all lotteries are aimed at the poor and financed by the poor.  The big problem with the lottery is it appeals to the

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My House is Worth What?

Romans 2:1-24 Illustration: Three home owners in three different parts of the country strategize on maximizing their homes’ values. Romans is talking about the family of God . . . the Jews. They were valuable in God’s sight. Yet, they neglected this value, turned their backs upon God, and suffered greatly. Today, thanks be to God,

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God Bless America

Genesis 12:1-3 Introduction Dr. Ron Herrod was unaware that I would preach this message.  Interestingly, yesterday he sent a brief message that could serve as its thesis.  He writes: “GOD BLESS AMERICA AS WE CELEBRATE 235 YEARS OF FREEDOM” May you and your family enjoy a blessed day of celebration for the freedom given to

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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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Don’t Just Make a Living, Make a Life!

Luke 12:15 I was in a Trustee Meeting at the University of Mobile listening to a report by Dr. Robert McGinley concerning a soon to be launched Capital Gains Campaign for the University. In his report he made this statement: “We are doing a good job of teaching students how to make a living; it

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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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