The Great Cleansing Power

The Great Cleansing Power of Our SAVIOR (Rev. 7:9-14) The Great Cleansing Power of Our SERVICE (Rev. 7:15) The Great Cleansing Power of Our SHEPHERD (Rev. 7:16-17) … [Read more...]

Sermon Feed from Soundfaith

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Fortifying Faith’s Foundation This is John’s Purpose (John 20:30, 31). 7 signs (John 2:1-11; 4:46-54; 5:1-18; 6:1-15, 16-21; 9:1-41; 11:1-57). 7 “I Am” statements (John 6:35, 41, 48, 51; 8:12; 9:5; 10:7, 9; 10:11, 14; 11:25; 14:6; 15:1, 5). 7 “Dialogues” emphasize personal faith! … [Read more...]

A New Year Prayer Psalm 31 is a beautiful expression of trust in God. David expresses his trust in God even in times of terrible trouble. He knew that, through trust in God’s provision and protection, that he would be triumphant over any trial. One commentator outlines Psalm 31 as the four seasons of the year.* Autumn (Ps. 31:1-8), “with its winds and gathering clouds, yet having sunlight and a golden fruitage even though the breath of death is everywhere.” Winter (Ps. … [Read more...]

That Which Never Changes

Mt 16:19 The Unchanging Principles of Heaven In this passage, Jesus refers to that which is bound and loosed in heaven. To bind means to enforce something as law, to restrict within legal bounds. To loose means to grant freedom in some aspect. Regarding those things which are bound: We know that it cannot be the customs of the early church because they have changed over the course of years and culture. We know that it cannot be restricted to the expression of law … [Read more...]

Christ in Zechariah

Zec 1:8–13 As the Angel of the Lord (Zechariah 1:8-13) • Genesis 18:20 • Genesis 22:11-12, 15-16 • Exodus 13:21; 14:19; 23:20f • Joshua 5:13-15 • Isaiah 63:9 Zec 2:3–5 As the Spiritual Prosperity and Protection of God’s People (Zechariah 2:3-5) • Hebrews 13:5, 6 • Romans 8:35-39 • Ephesians 3:21; 5:25-27 UPDATE - PART TWO Zec 2:10–12 As Dwelling with Deity (Zechariah 2:10-12) • John 1:14 • Matthew 28:20 • Colossians 1:27 Zec 3:8 As the Coming Branch (Zechariah 3:8; 6:12) • … [Read more...]

People Who Have Forgotten How To Blush

When the prophet Jeremiah wrote about the condition of his people, and told them why God was allowing them to be taken into captivity, he said it was because they had forgotten how to blush (Jer. 6:15). All of the calamity that was going to be poured out on them by the armies from the north (i.e. Babylon) was because of their rebellion against God. The list of their transgressions was long and ugly. In addition to their idolatry, they were guilty of all manner of gross immorality. Jeremiah … [Read more...]

Church of Christ, Northside

For my most recent articles and videos, please visit the webpage for the Church of Christ, Northside. You can also connect with me on Facebook, Twitter and/or Faithlife. … [Read more...]

Parables For A Rebellious House

In Ezekiel 4:1-5:4, the prophet begins his work among the captives by the River Chebar with some "Dramatic Parables." There are some powerful lessons on sin from God's perspective and the importance of the Righteous Remnant. … [Read more...]

Are You An Idolater?

This is a question that might seem out of place for those living in America in the year 2014. However, when we see the true definition of idolatry we see that it is a very relevant question exactly because of where and when we live. So, are you an idolater? … [Read more...]