Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

New Testament

We Really Don’t Have To

GALATIANS 5:24 – And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. THEME OF THE DAY. WE REALLY DON’T HAVE TO. Sin. It is real. It is powerful. It won’t go away in this life. Every single human being is under its influence. Even the Christian, but with one distinction. For the non-Christian, sin is…

True Christianity: The Person and Message of the Lord Jesus Christ

A.  The Person of Christianity                           1.  The Revelation of the Lord Jesus                                                     1 John 1:1-3, Gen. 1:1, Prov. 8:22, John 1:1, 1 John 2:7,                                                     1 John 2:13-14, 1 John 2:24, 1 John 3:11, 2 John 5-6,                                                     Heb. 1:1-4, 1 John 1:1-3, John 1:18, John 1:29                           2.  The Humanity of the Lord Jesus                                                     1 John 1:1-3, John…

The Glory of God Revealed in the Humility of the Lord Jesus Christ

The glory of God revealed in the humility of the Lord Jesus                                                                  Ps. 8:3-4, Ps. 113:4-6, Phil. 2:1-11, Phil. 2:1-4,                                                                  2 Cor. 3:18, Phil. 2:5-8                                                                  –  Christ’s humility displayed by what He laid aside: Phil. 2:5-7a, Heb. 1:3a                                                                                            1.  Full display of His Divine Glory:  John 17:5                                                                                            2.  Full use of His authority:  Matt. 26:53                                                                                            3. …

Christ Is Enough. Always

PHILIPPIANS 4:11-13 – Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through him…

Defeating Our Greatest Foe

ROMANS 6:1-10 – What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death,…

The Workings Of God

PHILIPPIANS 1:6 – And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ. THEME OF THE DAY. THE WORKINGS OF GOD. Today’s scripture is a familiar text to many Christians. It is often one of those verses we run to when life is hard, the path…