Date written: November 4th, 2007 Scripture ref: Daniel 5:1-9 SUBJECT: Passage Study TITLE: Daniel Chapter Five – God's Punishments PROPOSITION: In this lesson we'll look at Daniel chapter five. We'll notice from this chapter 1) The Folly of Feasting, 2)
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Date written: September 30th, 2007 Scripture ref: Psalm 84 SUBJECT: Prayer TITLE: Why does the Psalmist cry? PROPOSITION: The Psalmist cries because of 1) Sickness and Suffering, 2) The Persecution of Evil Men, 3) His Sins and For His Forgiveness,
Date written: September 16th, 2007 Scripture ref: Psalm 119:17-24 SUBJECT: God's Word TITLE: Studies in Psalm 119 - Wondrous Things PROPOSITION: God's word reveals wondrous things about 1) God, 2) Self, 3) Sinners. OBJECTIVE: Each should be able to tell
Date written: 8/12/07 Scripture ref: Deuteronomy 15:12-15 SUBJECT: God TITLE: God the Redeemer PROPOSITION: In this lesson we will study about God the Redeemer: 1) God Defines Redemption 2) God Reveals the Need for Redemption and 3) God Provides Redemption.
On the outside of an old fruit crate sitting in my office is a label: "Liberty Brand / Grown and Packed by Escondido Lemon Assn. / Escondido – Calif. / Sunkist." I understand that these fruit crate labels today are
Date written: April 7th, 2007 Scripture ref: Psalm 22:11-21 SUBJECT: Jesus TITLE: The Hand That Was Wounded PROPOSITION: The hand that was wounded 1) Brought compassion, mercy, and forgiveness, 2) Bled for the sins of the world, 3) Broke the
Two weeks ago we watched as the nation of Iran took 15 British sailors into captivity in the waters of the Persian Gulf. Though controverted by England, Iran believed these hostages to have crossed into their territorial waters thus transgressing
"Be Sure Your Sins Will Find You Out"
Date written: 9/16/06 Scripture ref: John 15:1-8 SUBJECT: False Doctrine TITLE: “Once Saved, Always Saved” PROPOSITION: In this lesson we will look at the doctrine of “Once Saved, Always Saved.” 1) It's historical background, 2) The Bible's teaching on security,
Date written: September 2nd, 2006 Scripture ref: Philippians 3:8-10 SUBJECT: Jesus, Salvation TITLE: “I'd Rather Have Jesus” PROPOSITION: I'd rather have Jesus than 1) Wealth, 2) Popularity, 3) Sin and Its Consequences. OBJECTIVE: That each would join with Paul in
Date written: August 26th, 2006 Scripture ref: Romans 7:14-25 SUBJECT: Temptation, Sin, Struggles TITLE: Inner Demons PROPOSITION: In this lesson I want to discuss some of our inner demons. There is the inner demon of 1) Selfishness, 2) Greediness, 3)
When business of the Lord comes 'round, yes, needing to be done, And eager souls around desire the work to have begun, Some say just for the present time that we procrastinate, And put that business off until some more
"Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring" (Proverbs 27:1 ESV). When I was learning the Spanish language, I was told a joke. Seems that there were some workers who were asked to
Date written: June 3rd, 2006 Scripture ref: Matthew 26:14-16 SUBJECT: Apostasy, Biography TITLE: Lessons from the Life of Judas PROPOSITION: To look at the life of Judas as we know it. He was 1) An apostle. 2) A betrayer. 3)
Lessons from the Life of Judas
Date written: May 28th, 2006 Scripture ref: Genesis 6:1-8 SUBJECT: Origins, Genesis, Flood TITLE: Studies in Genesis – The Flood PROPOSITION: To present and account and analysis of what the Bible teaches regarding the worldwide flood. Objectives: That each would
Date written: May 14th, 2006 Scripture ref: Genesis 4:1-5 SUBJECT: Sin, Origins TITLE: Studies in Genesis – The Sins of Cain PROPOSITION: To discuss the sins of Cain in Genesis 4. OBJECTIVE: To understand what those sins are and how
The Bible teaches that homosexuality is a sin according to several New Testament passages such as Romans 1:26-32 and 1 Corinthians 6:9. In that regard, homosexuality is no different from any other sin. If one lives a life of sin
From all appearances it seemed to be a fine morning. Hena had awoken and begun his morning routine. Last night was a blast. He and his friends had literally ravished the city; it was their common diversion. As he made
The Sin of Presumption
Studies in Genesis - The Fall
Date written: March 26th, 2006 Scripture ref: Genesis 3:1-6 SUBJECT: Satan, Sin, Temptation, Consequences TITLE: Studies in Genesis – The Fall PROPOSITION: In this lesson we will examine the fall of man as recorded in Genesis 3: 1) The temptation
Date written: March 25th, 2006 Scripture ref: 2 Corinthians 4:5-7 SUBJECT: Preaching, Problems TITLE: The Problems of Preachers PROPOSITION: To look at preachers and some of their problems and understand how the Bible distinguishes between the preacher and the message
I was asked an interesting question yesterday, can the devil get inside your brain and plant an evil thought. I know that we have free will and that we allow ourselves to make bad choices but the question is: 'Does
Does God hear sinners? Does God hear the prayer of sinners. Is the sinners prayer heard by God?
Have you ever heard of the Baron Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen? He was a German army cavalry officer who was born in Bodenwerder (Germany) and lived from 1720-1797, but so far as we know, he never accomplished any
Last week we noted that an offence is when we cause someone to be upset or troubled through our actions or words whether justified or not. We also noted the following: 1) we ought to live lives void of offence
The word "offence" is used in the KJV of the Bible in one form or another some 73 different times. Out of those occurrences, 23 are found in the Old Testament and 50 in the New Testament. In the New
For years the town had been controlled by the criminal element. Cattle rustlers commonly preyed on unsuspecting cowboys as they worked hard to make a living. The local sheriff was in the back pocket of several known thieves and bandits.
It’s good to have friends. I’m glad I have some. Friends can be a great encouragement for good. But friends can also be a source of temptation as well. I remember in my Junior year of High School how I
Date written: July 30th, 2005 Scripture ref: Job 10:1-13 SUBJECT: God, Problem of Evil TITLE: Why do people blame God? PROPOSITION: To look at several reasons why people blame God. Objectives: Each should understand why people blame God. Aim: To
In the 1980s there was a series of movies called "Back to the Future" starring Michael J. Fox. In these movies, the main character, Marty McFly, had a special car that could travel into the past and future. In the
Recently many have seen in the media and other news outlets that the United Church of Christ denomination has openly endorsed homosexual marriage. There has been some confusion that the United Church of Christ is affiliated with the churches of
With the Michael Jackson verdict looming and an eighteen year old girl lost and presumed dead in the island nation of Aruba, the country's attention has turned to crimes against children. There is, seemingly, no more horrible crime than that
What is the sin unto death?
What is the sin of usury? Please discuss this.
Is a person responsible for their children's personal relationship with God after they leave the home? What does this do to the qualifications of the elder?
Author's note: I received a question on the web site not too long ago from an individual asking why we didn't have more information on the subject of sin on our web site. I was a little at a loss
How old must a child be before he becomes responsible for his own sin?
I got to see sin up close and personal this week. I saw its intention. I saw its form. I saw its effects. It was ugly. You may wonder what particular sin that it is I saw. And while that
One might think upon seeing the title of this article that we are about to discuss something extremely positive. After all, what could be more appealing that freedom and what could be more motivating that unity? However, we have an
As sexual sins continue to increase in our society, we need to be ready with scriptural answers as to why these activities are indeed sin. A few weeks ago we looked at the sin of fornication. The Bible clearly condemns
It was not too many years ago after graduating from college that I took a job working at the student health center at the University of Texas at Austin. Not too long after my employment there, I learned that there
In John 19:11, this verse talks about a greater sin. Does this mean there are greater and lesser sins? Are there greater or lesser punishments for sin? In 2 Peter 2:20-21 are these verses saying there will be greater degrees