The following are different Bible studies that were done on different topics. A lot of these took place at the Tuesday night study here in San Antonio, TX.
The Necessity of Daily Praying and Reading the Bible
As the believer daily renews their mind in the Scriptures, and in prayer they cast themselves upon the Lord - they will walk in purity. When you find a...
Questions Preachers Should Ask of Every Sermon (Part 6)
When it comes to preparing and delivering a sermon, there are countless questions that must be asked: Am I preaching my own opinion or what the text is saying?
Encouragement for Pastors’ Wives
Pastors' wives have unique challenges and blessings. Ruby shares about four things that have been helpful to her over the years: humility, helper, heaven, and holiness.
Trials and Blessings in the Ministry
There is no other path in the ministry except one that has trials and suffering along its way. At the same time, pastors also experience many blessings.
Homiletics: Eisegesis Is Not a Light Matter (Part 5)
When the preacher's sermon preparation leads him to commit eisegesis and he reads his own idea and meaning into the text, it is not a light matter.
Homiletics: Asking Questions of the Text (Part 4)
When studying the Bible for sermon preparation you must ask questions of the text. Then when preaching bring some of those same questions up to the listener.
Homiletics: Rightly Handling Scripture (Part 3c)
When it comes to rightly handling the Scriptures we want to seek for perfection. The preacher's goal is to articulate the truth of God exactly as it is and to not make clumsy statements.
Homiletics: The Preacher’s Prayer Life (Part 3b)
Those who are not disciplined and do not give priority to prayer in their life should not be preaching. Their prayerlessness is a statement that they have not yet grasped...
Homiletics: The Preacher’s Holiness (Part 3a)
When it comes to a study on sermon preparation we must not neglect the topic of the preacher's holiness. If there is unholiness in the preacher's life...
Homiletics: Called to Preach (Part 2)
The Lord designs some to specifically have a special calling to preach that is above and beyond the norm. It is God alone who knows how to create a preacher.
Homiletics: Not Many Preachers (Part 1)
When studying homiletics, the art of sermon preparation and delivery, we must start with James 3:1 and consider how the Bible says...
Why Do You Call Me “Lord, Lord,” and Not Do What I Tell You?
Jesus taught that the real proof of being genuinely saved is not by saying, "Lord, Lord," but by our walk. Do your actions reflect what your lips proclaim to believe?
Was It For Me That You Fasted?
When you fasted and mourned in the fifth month and in the seventh, for these seventy years, was it for me that you fasted?
A Theology of Fasting
As we consider what fasting is, we can see that as the Christian fasts with the right reason they are worshiping God.
Fulfill the Law of Christ
Authors of the New Testament tell us to imitate the example of Christ and so fulfill the law of Christ (Gal. 6:2).
Being Perfected by the Spirit
As you seek to be perfected by the Spirit, you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.