Characteristics Of The Successful Believer

Part of the series, "The Beatitudes," this Beatitude is the very first statement of the longest book of the Bible, Psalms. http://vimeo.com/28283409 … [Read more...]

Blessed Are The Meek

Presented for the Jerseyville church of Christ 6/5/11. The beatitude, "Blessed Are The Meek" is defined, exemplified and applied. [vimeo 24690098] … [Read more...]

Live2Give

The introductory lesson for the Live2Give series. This series of lessons examines the Christian life as a lifestyle of giving. … [Read more...]

The Measure Of Greatness

As Jesus prepared his disciples for his death and resurrection, he taught them how to be servants. The desire for worldly greatness is contrary to Christianity. Jesus gives us the biblical measure of true godly greatness. Lesson Text: Mark 9:30-37 The Measure Of Greatness from Norm Fields on Vimeo. … [Read more...]

The Spiritual Prospector

This lesson was adapted from the very fine "Spiritual Prospector's Handbook." This little booklet has a wealth of great information about the importance of and methods for doing personal evangelism. The list of qualities for a successful spiritual prospector are given in that little booklet. I just put verses with them to show that they are the qualities that every faithful Christian should strive for in our work for the King. I hope you enjoy and are encouraged by this lesson. Please let me … [Read more...]

Why Be An Evangelist?

Many members of the church have the wrong idea that the term "evangelist" only refers to the preacher or to a formal office in the church. However, when we look at the example of the early church we see that every member was an evangelist. They all proclaimed the gospel of Christ whenever and wherever they had opportunity.In this lesson we examine several scriptural reasons for every member of the church to be an evangelist. Watch the video to the right and let me know what you think. I'm … [Read more...]

God’s Dress Code (aka "When God Gets You Dressed")

God's Dress Code is a lesson dealing with the important subject of modesty. Our society has lost all sense of propriety when it comes to the way the body is covered. God made our bodies are it is He who has the authority to tell us how they are to be covered. We ask the question, "how did people dress when God was the one picking out the clothes?" … [Read more...]

No Room For Excuses

Preached for the Bawcomville church of Christ. Sunday, June 7, 2009. Click Here for the Online Outline. … [Read more...]

"Take Heed" For A Balanced Life

People generally desire to have a balanced and stable life. The truth of this is made evident whenever we go to a bookstore or library and see the huge number of, so called, "self-help" books. In nearly all of these books the author gives his advice to the reader for how to acquire a balanced and stable life. People truly desire balance. The Christian also desires a balanced life. The difference between those in the world and the Christian, though, is where they seek the answer to that balance. … [Read more...]

Are You A Zealot?

In 1 Peter 3:13, Peter makes the statement, “And who is he who will harm you if you become followers of what is good?” (NKJ). It is interesting to note that the word translated “followers” here is laterally “Zealot.” The ASV of 1901 translates the verse, “And who is he that will harm you, if ye be zealous of that which is good?” A strictly literal translation of this verse would read something like this, “And who the harming you if of the good zealots you become?” Isn’t that interesting, “if of … [Read more...]