Excerpts are short snippets taken from a full sermon. They tend to focus on a specific point that was impactful from the message.
Has The Gospel Given You A Reason To Lose Your Life?
Has the gospel given you a reason to lose your life? Can you say that the Gospel is absolutely everything to you?
Am I One Of The Elect? Has God Chosen Me?
Another secret reality that belongs to God can be summed up in this question: Am I one of the elect? Has God chosen me?
The Failures of The Privileged Disciples
In an hour of trial, the disciples failed despite the privileges they had. They had spent three years in the presence of Christ and seen Lazarus rise from the dead.
Never Missed a Quiet Time in 40 Years, But…
He never missed a quiet time all his life. Never missed it. years without missing his morning prayers, the alarm would go.
Does The Immense Peace of God Guard Your Heart?
Paul speaks about not being anxious but instead having God's peace guard your heart and mind. Do you bring your cares and concerns to Christ and not pick them up again and worry about them, but leave them to the Lord Jesus?
The Problem of Self-reliance: Trusting in Christ Plus Something
You have either the way of Cain, a way built upon self-reliance, self-sufficiency, and self-accomplishment.
One Look at Christ Will Set You Free
If you're becoming entangled by the things on earth, one look at the glory of Christ can set you free.
Believer: Consider God The Father’s Attention Towards You
Believer, do you realize how concerned God the Father is to further your fruitfulness? Even if your own pastors neglect you...
God Drags People Kicking and Screaming Into Heaven?
John 6:44 says, "No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him. And I will raise him up on the last day."
Not An Accident – Jesus Saves On Purpose
The Bible never teaches us that Jesus finds any of his people on accident but He specifically goes out seeking for them.
“It All Feels Useless!” Don’t Give Up, Look Up!
Christian, the devil will do all that he can to discourage you and make you lose your hope. But you need to lift your eyes and see that God...
Christ Is Willing To Save, You Have No Right To Go to Hell
Sinner, Christ is willing to receive you. God commands you to repent. You do not have a right to go to hell. The only way anybody perishes...
No More Bargaining, Unconditional Surrender
Conversion brings true surrender, and your negotiating days are over. It is no more bargaining; instead, it is unconditional surrender.
Do You Just Casually Confess Your Sin?
Or do you just casually confess your sin and say "I am sorry" and have no sense of the offense to the love of God?
Are You Sensitive to Being Overly Critical?
The Spirit of God can be easily grieved over our "small" sins. One sin that we need self-control over is being overly critical of others.
If We Don’t Forgive God Will Not Forgive Us?
When the Bible says that we won't be forgiven if we don't forgive others, does this mean that our works save us?
Don’t Play With Vipers On The Internet
So many professing Christians they play with vipers on the Internet, they watch things on television that are unbecoming to holiness.
Greatest Display of God’s Holiness? The Cross
What could we say is the greatest display of God's holiness that is found in our Bible? The burning bush, whereby Moses was told...
Lloyd-Jones: Do Not Be A Young Believer’s Conscience
We must ask: Is it right for us to take the position of conscience to another? That procedure produces smug, self-satisfied Christians.
Trust God Even When You Have No Feelings
Do you trust the Lord even when you have no feelings? We need to remember that God often withdraws His sensible presence from us to test and purify our faith.
Have Faith in God: Laying Ahold of His Promises in Prayer
In Mark 11:22 and Jesus answered, saying to them, "Have faith in God." This is a command, isn't it? He does not say, ask for faith. He does not say wait for faith.
Lord, Teach Us to Pray
You may know theology, but do you know how to pray? We need to remember that the disciples didn't ask Jesus how to preach, perform miracles, walk on water, etc.
Pray With Confidence Because God Hears You
What a glorious reality that when we as Christians come to pray that we're not just filling the air with words and wasting our breath. But rather, we have on the authority of God's Word...
“I Love the Church” No, You Idolize Your Ministry
Any Christian can say that they love the church, but we need to remember that there's a difference between loving your church and loving your ministry in the church.
God Is Creating Weakness In Your Life
Your problem is never that you are too weak. As a matter of fact, what God does in our lives, from the moment we are born again and until we die, is He is constantly working to create weakness in us. The problem is no...
You Don’t Have To Look and Lust!
That's what God's grace does, it makes a difference in people's lives. "I don't have to look!" Brother and sister, you don't have to click it! Guess what? You don't have to do it!
What is Grace?
If you were asked to define grace, the idea of "gift" may come to your mind, but would the idea of "power" also come to your mind?
Do You Mourn Over Sin, or the Consequences of Sin?
Repentance includes a sorrow over sin, but it is actually possible to sorrow over sin without hungering after righteousness.
Looking For Loopholes to Avoid Unwanted Duties?
When it comes to obeying God, are you seeking to obey Him as close as you can from a heart of love, or are you constantly looking for loopholes...
Is Your Hope on the Joy of Heaven?
What one of your hopes do you want to come to pass more than all the rest? Is your ultimate hope fixed on the joy of seeing Christ in heaven?
Faith Is Not Like Sitting In a Chair!
Have you ever heard the illustration that says faith in Christ is like sitting in a chair? That's not faith; that is just doing statistical analysis and realizing...
Don’t Trust in Testimonies, Feelings, or Experiences
A common device of the devil is to get Christians to doubt the genuineness of their conversion based on their testimony, feelings, or experiences.
Psalm 22 Richly Pictures Christ’s Death on the Cross
Psalm 22 is not primarily about David but it is about Jesus Christ on the Cross. We see aspects of the Cross here that should cause us to all the more glory in Christ’s death on our behalf.
Is The Gospel of Peace on Your Feet?
He’s promised that all who call upon Him will be saved. This is the Gospel of Peace that we need to have constantly on our feet.
Christ Will Strengthen You When You Are Doing His Will
We need to remember that Christ doesn't send us into the world to wear ourselves out serving Him in our own strength.
We Need To Lay Aside Our Besetting Sins
The Bible mentions besetting sins, but we need to remember that when it mentions them, it tells us to lay them aside.
Are You Addicted to the Physical Realm?
As Christians, we function in two realms: the physical and the spiritual. As we grow, God often has to wean us off of being addicted to the physical realm so that we might know how to live in the spiritual realm.