Miscellaneous (Page 9)

Miscellaneous (Page 9)

The Late Lament of Lost Sinners

The Late Lament of Lost Sinners Text: Jeremiah 8:20 Part of the struggle of Jeremiah’s ministry was that they wouldn’t believe the threatenings of the Lord coming through the prophet, nor even the threat from the Babylonians. They thought Egypt would help. However, eventually they realized that their hope for deliverance was gone, and captivity was inevitable. The cry…

The Unchangeableness of God

The Unchangeableness of God Text: Malachi 3:6 The amount of change that takes place in our world is unquantifiable. Everything from advances in technology to the demise of morality. Nothing is fixed. Even the church of Jesus Christ which has been through revisions for good and bad through the centuries, has changed to the point that most places of worship are…

The Incarnation Reveals the Love of God

The Incarnation Reveals the Love of God Text: 1 John 4:9-10 For many people this is a time of year of showing love. We send cards and gifts and make phone calls to those we love in order to remind them of the love we have for them. But in this chapter we see the true origin of love; v8. Love is divine in nature. It is an attribute in God, that like Him is infinite,…

Better Felt Than Telt

Better Felt Than Telt Text: 1 Kings 10:1-9 Upon hearing for the work of Jesus Christ casting out devils, we read in Matt 12 that the Pharisees said, “This fellow doth not cast out devils, but by Beelzebub the prince of the devils.” Following that, the Lord Jesus begins to berate them for their unbelief, saying, “The men of Nineveh shall rise in judgment with this…

Christmas as a Christian

Christmas as a Christian Text: 1 Corinthians 10:31 One of the strongest distinguishing marks in the life of the believer is that they put themselves under God’s Word as the ultimate authority in dictating the direction of their lives and controlling all their practices. I don’t know about you, but I want what God wants for my life. So when it comes to this time of the…

The Christ of God Conquering the Sin of Man

The Christ of God Conquering the Sin of Man Text: Colossians 2:14 Unlike many of Paul’s epistles, the letter to the Colossians was not written to a church he directly established. It was a gentile town, and as such the church was made up of those who came from a pagan background. As a result, they required theological help, especially with regard to the person and work of…

A Man With Fear But No Faith

A Man With Fear But No Faith Text: Acts 24:22-27 After his third missionary journey and Paul’s return to Jerusalem, such was the divisive nature of Paul and the message he preached, he finds himself taken to Caesarea for his own safety to be kept in Herod’s judgment hall by Felix, the Roman Governor of Judea. Five days later, the High Priest and other jewish leaders…

Christ’s Power to Recover

Christ’s Power to Recover Text: 1 Samuel 30:1-20 At this stage in the life of David, the man after God’s own heart is avoiding Saul by living among the Philistines. It’s a period of deep unbelief in his life. The measures he takes to avoid getting killed by Saul show his lack of faith in God’s future purpose for him. David did what many Christians do today. He made…