The pastor shepherds God's sheep not with rigor and severity, but with love and humility; not as temporal lords but as spiritual guides, especially by example.
Looking back now, with terminal cancer for the past two years, here is one thing I would like to have done better – I'd like to have enjoyed my walk with the Lord yet more.
We are ambassadors and stewards of the mysteries of God and there is no greater privilege.
Bob Jennings sets besetting sin in the believer's life in the proper light, and exhorts the listener to greater efforts and resolve in fighting sin.
In the heavenly race a lot of defeat is from slothfulness, we want something for nothing, but just as the athlete is called to manage his body so is the Christian.
Do not quench the Spirit. - 1 Thessalonians 5:19
So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin(the sin of omission).
Bob Jennings preaches on "The Gospel of the Glory of Christ" (see 2 Corinthians 4:4), a very helpful...
Practically everything must be controlled. So also in the spiritual realm self-control is a virtue.
God is big, real big, as big as you imagine a god ought to be, and then infinitely more. God is God.
Christianity is unique in that it offers a savior. All other religious leaders are mere examples and teachers, now dead and in the grave.
There will come a day when we will all die. None of us knows when that day will be.
The Bible doesn't say your calling as a young woman is to be a “worker at home.” In fact, Paul says, “The unmarried woman cares for the things of the Lord"
The apostle Paul here was entirely confident that the saints at Philippi would make it. Here are four reasons why...
Those meals you miss fasting will soon be forgotten but the blessing and the reward will remain forever. “Your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly”.
God puts a premium on the beauty of holiness. Physical beauty is relatively meaningless to God.
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? - Romans 6:1-2
They said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping?" She said to them, "They have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid him."
Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
Listen, there is only one valid goal in life – to live for God and love Him supremely.
Paul describes his ministry with such exalted terminology -- "to preach the unsearchable riches of Christ" (Ephesians 3:8).
Bob looks at four things that led up to Peter's denial of Christ.
David conquered Goliath but that giant there was nothing compared to the one that got him -- these fleshly lusts are a bigger giant than Goliath.