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...]

Visions Of God’s Glory

Ezekiel begins his prophetic ministry by reminding his audience of God's glory. The children of Israel were in captivity because they had forgotten their Glorious God. They needed to remember to Whom they belonged and repent. … [Read more...]

Victory In Jesus Over Suffering

Jesus gives us the victory in so many ways. In this lesson we look at having victory of suffering. Preached for the Northside congregation in LaGrange, GA, Sunday May 4, 2014. … [Read more...]

The Kingdom Of God Is Within You

   Now when He was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, He answered them and said, “The kingdom of God does not come with observation; nor will they say, ‘See here!’ or ‘See there!’ For indeed, the kingdom of God is within you.” (Luke 17:20–21, NKJV) This question of the Pharisees continues being asked to this very day by those who look for an earthly Kingdom that will come with great and tumultuous world events. The Pharisees believed that the Messiah would come as a … [Read more...]

The Nature Of A Song

A lesson on the nature of our singing in worship to God. As always, your questions, comments and further discussion is welcomed. [youtube http://youtu.be/m97_RNLK344] … [Read more...]

A Chronological Reading Plan For 2013

Here is the reading plan I prepared for the Jerseyville church of Christ to read in 2013. I'll be preaching my PM lessons in 2013 from this reading plan. That is, the Sunday PM lessons will come from texts of the previous week's reading. So, if you're following the reading plan, you'll hear a lesson from what you've read the previous week every Sunday evening. [  ] January 01, 2013 Gen … [Read more...]

A Precious Death

Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints (Ps. 116:15). This is the passage under discussion as we examine the following three points: 1) Who is a saint? 2) God's thoughts are not our thoughts. 3) Why is the death of His saints precious? [youtube http://youtu.be/6VATIPav0OE] … [Read more...]

So Speak – The Danger Of, And Proper Use Of, The Tongue

This lesson on what the Bible says about the tongue is divided in two parts between our AM and PM worship services. Both parts are included below. So Speak, Pt. 1 So Speak, Pt. 2 … [Read more...]

The Resurrection Of The Dead

This is a two part lesson examining Paul's teaching about the resurrection of the dead in 1 Corinthians 15. 9/30/12 AM: The Resurrection Of The Dead Part One [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogQ3iwFDkx4]     9/30/12 PM: The Resurrection Of The Dead Part Two [youtube http://youtu.be/otDFelI2TaU] … [Read more...]