Tag Archives: 1 John

Wisdom Is Staying Focused On Things Above

STAY FOCUSED ON THE SPIRITUAL Proverbs 17:24a, “Wisdom is in the sight of him who has understanding, . . .” (NKJV) Matthew 6:33, “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added … Continue reading

Posted in Illustrated Messages | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Who’s Your Master?

*Pastor’s Note: This is one of the articles I wrote and posted in my very first forum in the mid 90s soon after my first go at a website. The forum offered a more interactive approach with members participating. I … Continue reading

Posted in Vintage Messages | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Character, Nature and Attributes of God – 3

*Pastor’s Note: These lessons will be Scripture “heavy,” and though I am forewarning you I cannot apologize because it is the Word of God that brings things into the light. Remember that the Word says in the mouth of two … Continue reading

Posted in Pastor's Desk | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Wise Understand God’s Lovingkindness

Ecclesiastes 2:26a, “For God gives wisdom and knowledge and joy to a man who is good in His sight; . . .” (NKJV) Philippians 1:9, “And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real … Continue reading

Posted in Illustrated Messages | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Character, Nature and Attributes of God – 1

*Pastor’s Note: These lessons will be Scripture “heavy,” and though I am forewarning you I cannot apologize because it is the Word of God that brings things into the light. Remember that the Word says in the mouth of two … Continue reading

Posted in Pastor's Desk | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Just Another Court Case?

The first thing I remember when I woke up was sitting on a bench in the waiting room of what I thought to be a court house. I couldn’t remember how I got here. The doors opened and I was … Continue reading

Posted in Anecdotal Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jude Verse 21

Jude 1:21, “Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.” Jude 1:21, “Keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting anxiously for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ … Continue reading

Posted in Expository Teaching | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jude Verses 17-19

Jude 1:17-19, “But you, beloved, remember the words which were spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ: how they told you that there would be mockers in the last time who would walk according to their own … Continue reading

Posted in Expository Teaching | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Ten Commandments – Relevant Today or Not?

Part Two of Two Parts: So, are we as Christians today bound by these “Ten” Commandments? Let me answer it this way; when the Pharisees and religious leaders were trying to trick Jesus into saying something they could use against … Continue reading

Posted in Pastor's Desk | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Ten Commandments – Relevant Today or Not?

Part One of Two Parts: We have heard a lot in the news over the last several years about the Ten Commandments and whether they should be allowed in state and federal buildings and offices within the United States.  Many … Continue reading

Posted in Pastor's Desk | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment