Tag Archives: Matthew

Abiding In Christ

John 15:4-8, “Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me. I am the vine, you are the branches. He … Continue reading

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Esteem — Yourself?

*Pastor’s Note: This is one of the articles I wrote and posted for my very first website in the mid 90s soon after I got my first computer. I know, I was a slow up and comer! I thought it … Continue reading

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Effort – What Purpose?

2 Samuel 15:6, “In this manner Absalom dealt with all Israel who came to the king for judgment; so Absalom stole away the hearts of the men of Israel.” 2Samel 18:14-15, “Then Joab said, “I will not waste time here … Continue reading

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Hell, a Choice

I’ll say it up front, I take no pleasure in this subject. I very rarely teach on Hell and yet as a preacher called and equipped by the Holy Spirit, I can’t teach on the Love of God and the … Continue reading

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The Rapture and Tribulation

1 Corinthians 15:51-53, “Behold, I tell you a mystery: We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed–in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead … Continue reading

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Be Patient, God Is Not Slack

2 Peter 3:9-10, “The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance. But the day of the Lord will … Continue reading

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The REAL Gift of Christmas

John 1:1-4, ‘In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was … Continue reading

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If My People . . .

I was going to sit down here at the keyboard and finish up my expository teaching on the Letters of John, but I have a “pet-peeve!” Oh, oh, here we go again. Brother Roland has something he’s gonna take out … Continue reading

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One World Order

Believe it or not, I have a lot of Christian Brothers and Sisters, whom I love dearly who for some reason are in panic mode, with all that is going on! Oh for the most part, they might say the … Continue reading

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3 John, Verse 9-11

3 John 1:9-11, “I wrote to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to have the preeminence among them, does not receive us. Therefore, if I come, I will call to mind his deeds which he does, prating against us with … Continue reading

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Straining Out Gnats

“Blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel!” – Matthew 23:25. My wife and I usually have our coffee early on and we talk about the latest things going on and how they relate to the Bible … Continue reading

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3 John, Verse 5-8

3 John 1:5-8, “Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do for the brethren and for strangers, who have borne witness of your love before the church. If you send them forward on their journey in a manner worthy of God, … Continue reading

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The Initiative Against Despair – Oswald Chambers

Oswald Chambers (July 24, 1874 – November 15, 1917) was an early-twentieth-century Scottish Baptist and Holiness Movement evangelist and teacher, best known for the devotional “My Utmost for His Highest.” Even as a teenager, Chambers was noted for his deep … Continue reading

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Comfort One Another With These Words!

And while they looked steadfastly toward heaven as He went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel, who also said, “Men of Galilee, why do you stand gazing up into heaven? This same Jesus, who was taken … Continue reading

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3 John, Verse 1-4

Introduction The Beloved Apostle John seems to love to write and instruct in Godly, unconditional and unselfish love and here in this short third Epistle or letter, we see one written on a personal basis, to commend someone who is … Continue reading

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Do Not Fret, Do Not Despair!

I want to encourage ALL my brothers and Sisters in Christ in these times. I just commented to another dear sister who is concerned about how to pray for what is going on around us and this is in part … Continue reading

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House of Prayer and Worship

The people were asking, “Just WHO is this man who is stirring everything up in Jerusalem?” Many had heard of Jesus and the miracles He had done, but to many He was still somewhat of a curiosity. Can you imagine … Continue reading

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To Tell The Truth – What’s My Line?

If any of you can remember the ORIGINAL television game shows by these names then I’m not the only one revealing my age! To Tell the Truth ran from the mid-sixties to seventies and What’s My Line? was kind of … Continue reading

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The Prophets Spoke God’s Words

Let me clarify that title a little bit more, “The TRUE prophets spoke/speak God’s Words, not their own!” “And so we have the prophetic word confirmed, which you do well to heed as a light that shines in a dark … Continue reading

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I John 5:18-21

1 John 5:18-21, “We know that whoever is born of God does not sin; but he who has been born of God keeps himself, and the wicked one does not touch him. We know that we are of God, and … Continue reading

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