Five truths that cannot be destroyed. They will serve as a strong foundation in the storms of life.
Five Unshakeable Things
In October of 1989, an earthquake struck the San Francisco Bay area. It resulted in devastation, destruction, death and fear. It lasted for only 15 seconds but caused 7.5 billion dollars worth of damage, say nothing of lives lost and injured.
Earthquake, Bible Truth
False teachings and doctrines are flourishing at the moment, teachers need to respond.
All of us, as Christians, have been greatly blessed. We have been given a gift that has given us strength, courage, kindness, joy and life. We have been set apart from those who are still constantly searching for things to fill their life with. So many people are looking at material wealth, drinks
#4 in Proverbs & Parables Series The call of the wise is contrasted with the call of the wild in Proverbs 9
SCRIPTURE READING: Proverbs 9:1-6
Have you ever gone shopping across the border in Mexico? I remember one particular time. I was walking through the “tiendas” (shopping district) in Monterrey, Mexico. On every side “hawkers” were standing at
Christian/Church Of Christ
Let the Spirit empower, enable and enlighten your mind so you can be a more effective communicator of His truth
Illustration;In a seminary missions class, Herbert Jackson told how, as a new missionary, he was assigned a car that would not start without a push.
After pondering his problem, he devised a plan. He went to the school near his home, got permission to take some children out of class, and had
1 Corinthians 1:23-24
A lesson from history on what America needs now, after the election
The LORD said also unto me in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen that which backsliding Israel hath done? she is gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there hath played the harlot.
My people hath been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them
In the beginning, God created mankind without sin. In their disobedience to God, sin entered the human race. It was totally their choice to eat of the "forbidden". The power of choice is a wonderful gift from God. Yet there is one choice God neve
"God Made Convertibles"
- Acts 3: 19-21 -
Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord; And he shall send Jesus Christ, which before was preached unto you: Whom the heaven must receive
Our English word "hygiene" comes from the Greek word for "sound" (sound doctrine; sound faith; sound speech) used in the Pastoral Letters - this sermon evaluates these signs of good spiritual health.
Going to the doctor for a checkup is something a lot of people do religiously. They want to make sure their health is not failing in ways they can’t detect on their own. Not a bad idea.
Likewise we are prone to miss some signs of poor spiritual health if we don’t check up on it
Titus 2:1-8, 1 Timothy 1:13
There are no nonessential doctrines or gray areas to God.
In 1986, one of the songs high on the charts was entitled, Why Does It Have To Be (Wrong or Right) by Restless Heart. The question came up in the song because a couple was deciding whether or not to have an affair and wondered why it had to be black or white or why you had to hurt one to
Assembly Of God
The fourth message in the series deals with tolerance. It focuses on inconsistent behaviors that tell others we are "not of God"
Avoiding Costly Mistakes At All Costs - Tolerance
Acts 15:1-29; Galatians 2:11-14
Pastor Don Jones
West Glendale Baptist Church
We live in a world today that expects tolerance; tolerance of alternate life-styles, tolerance of other religions, and tolerance of others habits and sexual
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The people of Genesis 11 give us insight of where mankind is headed if he continues to ignore and reject God’s Plan of Salvation for him.
Stairway To Heaven
We live in a world that is (in many ways) becoming less certain about knowing what to believe. The word “truth” can be defined by many of us as the Holy Word of God, whereas, “truth” to most people is foolishly being determined with personal opinions and
Exposition of Jude 3-4
Text: Jude 3-4, Title: What was Jude thinking? Date/Place: LSCC, 9/3/06, AM
A. Opening illustration: Yogi Berra, the well-known catcher for the New York Yankees, and Hank Aaron, who at that time was the chief power hitter for the Milwaukee Braves. The teams were playing in the World Series, and as
This series of messages lets us take a look into this book of Daniel and see what God has to say to the world and it’s kingdoms.
WHAT IS GOD SAYING?
Daniel Chapter 1
4 THINGS THAT GOD IS SAYING THROUGH DANIEL CHAPTER 1
I. "I Am In Control Of Kings And Kingdoms" (VERSE 1)
A. PROPHECY CONCERNING GOD’S CONTROL - ISAIAH 13
1) v 1-5 God’s in control of Israel -
This is a Lutheran Reformation sermon that reminds us what the Reformation was about and is about in our lives.
Today is the day of the Church year that we celebrate the Reformation. To some people, this day may just be a glorified pep rally, thinking to themselves, “U- Rah, Rah, Lutherans!” To others it might be nothing more than a day where we once again tediously reflect on the history of the Lutheran
This sermon gives biblical & historical insight into the right & assurance of Israel’s existence & challenges the church to raise its voice in support of the Jewish people.
“Can Israel Survive In A Hostile World?”
Preached April 14th 2002
For the last 18 months we have all watched the turbulent events in the Middle East. We’ve witnessed the aguish resulting from the shootings, the suicide bombings & in the last couple of weeks we’ve seen the
Commitment to the truth of the gospel is needed in this messed up world.
INTRO.- ILL.- Two elderly women were out driving in a large car and both could barely see over the dashboard. As they were cruising along they came to an intersection. The stoplight was red but they just went on through. The woman in the passenger seat thought to herself "I must be losing it, I
Reformation/1st End Time Sunday(B) - God’s gospel must be preached since there will be many deceivers and many signs until finally there will be divine deliverance.
Mark 13:5-11 - October 30, 2005
REFORMATION SUNDAY / FIRST SUNDAY OF END TIME
Dearest Fellow-Redeemed and Saints in the Lord:
In the words of today’s text there is a great sense of urgency. These words of Jesus are very important words, because it was just a few days or not many hours
Why fight facial hair? C];-)|>
Beards Ain’t Weird!
I normally deal with a lot of very serious subjects confronting the believer. I have dealt with tongues, healing, women preachers, version perversions and the like. From time to time I would like to address issues that many folks did not know were issues. These are ones
Leviticus 19:27, Isaiah 50:6
Creation, Obedience, Men, Modesty, Manhood, Bible Truth
Believers should beware of the counterfeit gospel that is being promoted today.
I was working at the prison and saw an inmate who was being set free. He had been back to prison seven times. He was the best tractor driver at the prison. He kept the grass in the fields around the prison cut. He told prison officers to leave the light on. He probably anticipated on coming back.
God gives us hope in this time of disaster...And in all disasters.(The Sunday After "911")
Hope In Times Of Disaster
Introduction. The date was September 11,2001 or 9/11/01: Now to be remembered as “911.” Tuesday was the beginning of days, perhaps an era, of emergency for America and the world community. Fanatical, fundamentalist, hateful, evil, suicidal, sinful
Psalms 119:49-61, Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
Dealing with the National Tragedy of September 11, 2001
Text: Psalm 121:1; Luke 23:33
Message: Capitol Hill Or Calvary’s Hill
I. Psalm 121:1; “I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills from
whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord,
which made heaven and earth.”
A. GOD’S HELP IS SOUGHT LOOKING TO THE HILLS
Psalms 121:1, Luke 23:23
Helps the believer to determine whether he is experiencing God’s discipline or Spiritual Warfare.
TEXTS: Hebrews 12:5-11; Ephesians 6:10-17
ESS: The believer must learn to discern the difference between Spiritual Warfare and God’s Discipline.
OSS: To help the believer to determine if he is under God’s discipline or Spiritual warfare.
PQ: How do I determine if I am undergoing Spiritual
Hebrews 12:5-11, Ephesians 6:10-17
The child of God must be careful of false doctrine, which often looks good on the surface, but is spiritually fatal just the same.
FATAL FOOD ON THE FIRE
Text: II Kings 4: 39-40; Matt.16: 6-7, 11-12
Intro: Not too many years ago, a law was passed which dealt with truth in advertising. That law required companies not to make false or misleading claims about their products. But in spite of that law, consumers
Matthew 16:6-12, 2 Kings 4:39-40
Shows how a mixed-up view of good and evil has been the problem of man from the Garden and how faith and trust in God and His Word is the solution to overcoming this problem.
Calling Evil Good
“In a large city some very creative crooks broke in to a department store. They entered the store unnoticed and stayed long enough to accomplish their mission. You may wonder what they stole, but that’s just the catch. They didn’t take anything. Instead, these thieves switched
Isaiah 5:20, Genesis 3:6
Taken from Lamentations 3:51, we examine the teaching of this great verse of Scripture.
“Mine Eye Affecteth Mine Heart”
by Dr. Steven G. Cook
A. Read – Lamentations 3:51 – “Mine eye affecteth mine heart”
B. Let us first consider the background in which this passage of Scripture is written.
C. The Book of Lamentations is actually a 5-Part
This sermon adress the issue of truth in conjunction to standing against Satan.
(The Girdle Of Truth)
EPHSIANS 6: 10-20
“Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness.”
(Stand) We know sometimes in our life we all must make a stand. There are many
Ephesians 6:10-20, Ephesians 6:14
What is Life in the Spirit?
Christianity for the Real World Part 1 Romans 8:1-16
Preached at Midway Community Church Oct 10, 1999
A billboard attracted my attention. College for the Real World; The ad says I can get an education for the real world. Those who respond will have skills they can draw on as they go out to
Man today is trying to give humanistic answers to spiritual problems to solve the emptiness of the soul, but it cannot be done....
The answer may often sound right, look right, and even be politically correct, but we realize that apart from Jesus Chris
"Death In The Pot"
2 Kings 4:38-41
Someone has observed that we live in a “cut-flower civilization” today. We speak of justice, morals, peace, and ethics, but do not establish a rooted foundation in God. Therefore there is little left to sustain a purposeful life. Things can look good on the
2 Kings 4:38-41, Proverbs 16:25
Looking at an important part of God’s plan for a just society
And will you profane Me among My people...killing people who should not die, and keeping people alive who should not live...? (Ezekiel 13:19)
...it can be easily demonstrated that the death penalty strengthens the value of human life. If the penalty for rape were lowered, clearly it would
Romans 13:1-4, Ezekiel 13:19
God’s thoughts are above ours, unattainable, but He has made them available to us.
My ways, My thoughts, My words
Isaiah might be one of the great geniuses of history. He did not take the trouble to define and systematize all he knew, but his observations were way ahead of their time. It is easy to overlook, since many of the scientific ideas we take for
Bible Study, Bible Truth
Jesus is addressing those who think they believe, who think they follow God. They had the notion that they were children of God, but had never yielded to Him the depth of allegiance that is at the core of real belief. It is a dangerous spiritual state.
JOHN 8: 37-47
RECEIVING THE WORD [OF GOD]
Jesus here is continuing to addresses those who think they believe, who think they follow God. They had the notion that they were children of God, but had never yielded
Satan, Bible Truth