Walking in the Daylight

John 11:9-10 Walking in the Daylight A Time to Work (John 11:9) A Time When Work is Done (John 11:10) … [Read more...]

God’s Trust Test

Jeremiah 17:5-11 When Times Get Tough... Do I trust in man (Jer. 17:5, 6, 11). Do I trust in God? (Jer. 17:7, 8). Will I decide my own course? (Jer. 17:9). Will I desire God's correction? (Jer. 17:10). NOTE: The audio begins about a minute in because the microphone was turned on late. … [Read more...]

The Pleasure of His Presence

Hallelujah, Praise the Lord His Presence is Universal (Psa. 148:1-13; Psa. 139; Acts 17:24-28) His Presence is Unique (Psa. 148:14; Eph. 1:3-6) … [Read more...]

Up From The Grave

Brought Up Through the Recognition of Our Sins (Psalm 30:6-7). Brought Up Through the Realization of Our Security (Psalm 30:8-10). Brought Up Through the Reception of HIS Saving Grace (Psalm 30:4-5, 11-12). … [Read more...]

Were You Preaching At Me?

One of my favorite preachers told how he would reply when someone would come out of the audience after services and ask him, "Were you preaching at me?" He said he would ask them, "Well, did it apply to you?" In other words, if what he taught applied to them, then, yes, he was preaching at them. Not that he had targeted them, but that if they perceived that what he was teaching was targeting them then it must have been something they needed to hear and to which they need to respond. When I … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

The Beatitude Of The Watchers

This is the third of the seven Beatitudes Of Revelation. https://youtu.be/TkYRLBKZ6pM … [Read more...]

What Will You Do With Jesus?

Preached for the Jerseyville Church of Christ on May 6, 2012. Taking the question Pilate asked the Jews, we look at several possible responses to the question, "What Will You Do With Jesus?" … [Read more...]