Unity in 1 Spirit

The theme of "Unity" is prevalent throughout the Bible. God desires His people to be unified. In this lesson, we look at some of the ways God's people are supposed to be in unity with one another. https://youtu.be/NRZA_Gopu88 … [Read more...]

A Better Congregation Begins With Me When I Show Greater Unselfishness

This was my lesson for the 2017 Northside Lectureship. The lectureship theme was "A Better Congregation Begins With Me," and my assigned subject was "When I Show Greater Unselfishness." For the complete playlist of the entire lectureship, please click here to visit Northside's website. https://youtu.be/YsoSHJx_ntk   … [Read more...]

By Your Words

Matt. 12:36-37 https://youtu.be/tYJrclYfXvE "By Your Words" Condemned Using the Lord's name in vain (Ex. 20:7; Phil. 2:9-11). Lying (Prov. 6:16-19). Deceiving (Rom. 16:18). Filthy language (Eph. 5:4). Speaking evil (Jude 8; Matt. 5:21-22). Reviling (1 Cor. 6:9-11; 1 Pet. 2:21-23). "By Your Words" Justified Speaking about the kingdom of God (Acts 1:3; 8:12). Speaking to edify (Acts 20:32; Eph. 4:29). Gracious words (Eccl. 10:12; Col. 4:5-6). Comforting … [Read more...]

Equipped for Battle

Ephesians 6:10-20 We know about the armor of God (Eph. 6:14-17). But have we really considered the application? How does this passage picture the church and the Christian life? (cf. Eph. 6:10-13; 2 Tim. 2:3). Are we soldiers EQUIPPED FOR BATTLE? That we are supplied with armor and weaponry (cf. Eph. 6:17; 2 Cor. 10:4), means we are at war! (2 Cor. 10:3-6; 2 Tim. 2:4; Eph. 6:11). The church must be MILITANT! https://youtu.be/D9wdeI4I7DE … [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...]

Man of Sorrows

Text: Isaiah 52:13-53:12 The Man of Sorrows as Seen Through the Eyes of Worldliness The Man of Sorrows as Seen Through the Eyes of Truth The Man of Sorrows as Seen Through the Eyes of Faith … [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...]

Sermon Feed from Soundfaith

This is the sermon feed from my lessons that are uploaded to Soundfaith.com. … [Read more...]

Fortifying Faith’s Foundation

https://youtu.be/djcv4Xjsrqs 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

https://youtu.be/m_2vLSkvENI 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...]