Purpose of the Unity of the Church (Part 1)
I am going to speak to you, over the course of these meetings, over the topic of the unity of the church. I think that under the preaching of the Gospel...
The Anger and Joy of Jesus
Jesus' anger sprang from His recognition of the sources of man's fall - Satan and sin, but also death. The motives...
The Compassion and Sorrow of Jesus
Jesus' sorrow and compassion spring from His observation of the effects of man's fall. As believers we must imitate the emotional life of Jesus...
News for All Know-It-All Theologians
What's the news? That we don't know much about God. Not really, not compared to what there is, not compared to what...
The Emotional Life of Jesus: An Overview
The Bible teaches that as a man Jesus possessed the essential elements of human nature. Jesus was not...
Emotions: Their Origination, Disruption and Restoration
Emotions are an essential element of how God has created us. However, with the fall and sin entering the world, emotions...
Peace and Purpose Are Found in Christ
My life was together from an external standpoint but there was no string to tie my life together. Why was I here? What was the purpose of my life?
What is Experiential Christianity?
There is a subjective element to the Christian life. There are seasons when Christ will draw near to the believer in an experiential way. We ought to pray...
How Do You Kill Sin?
Christians must not be passive in putting sin to death; they must be proactive. We must never take an attitude of defeat. The Bible calls us to long-term...
God’s Way is Perfect
A great part of walking with God is surrendering to His way in your life. A life surrendered to God’s way is a life built on His Word.
The Horrors of Hell Should Motivate us to Evangelize
Since eternal hell is real, then what does it matter how some person thinks about me? When they're going to eternal hell! That alone should motivate us...
Eight Keys to Boldness in Evangelism
What is boldness? Boldness is the Christian virtue of being able to speak about God and His gospel with frank, unashamed openness, unhindered by the fear of man...
Personal Discipleship: Spiritually Intentional Relationships
Are you convinced of the value of personal discipleship? That is, connecting with fellow Christians; brother to brother, sister to sister, on a personal, one on one level.
The Beauty of the Gospel
Do you realize this: On the greatest day you've ever had in the living out of your Christ-likeness you've fallen miserably short. You are under unfathomable grace on that day.
Encouraging Conversation at the Church Meetings
When we are with other Christians, we should purposely plan on turning the conversation to spiritual things. One way is to ask specific questions about the sermon...
Overview of Biblical Eldership: All Elders are Pastors
In 1 Peter 5 the Bible identifies those who shepherd the flock as the elders. It is not just one of the elders who shepherds. The Bible teaches that all of the elders...