An Eye for the Eternal
As believers we need an eye for the eternal and we ought to mark that which is temporal or eternal.
Am I Condemned If I’m Rude to My Wife?
Suppose a true Christian dies after committing a sin and they never get to confess it – would they go to heaven or hell? They answer is: they would go to heaven and not hell.
Imprecatory Psalms: Praying Judgment On Our Enemies?
The sentiment in the imprecatory Psalms is not that of an evil personal grudge, but rather of someone desiring judgment...
Wait For My Boyfriend to Get Saved Again?
This Ask Pastor Tim deals with the question, "If I broke up with my boyfriend because he stopped being a Christian, is it OK to wait for him...
Hearing of Christ Makes a Man Want to Repent
If Jesus Christ is not the center of our message to the lost, then we have nothing that can change lost men's minds. Yet upon hearing of Christ...
Ignorance Keeps People From Becoming Christians
Ignorance is the very explanation as to why all men in this world who are not Christians, are not Christians. Why do the lost feel that the things of Christ are boring?
Conspiracy Theories and the Illuminati?
Are there conspiracy theories out there? Of course, because the Bible speaks about a kingdom of darkness; and all humanity is either under the control...
The Good News of Jesus Christ to Temple, Texas
How can a condemned sinner be brought into a right relationship with God? There is only one way, and it is through the life and death of Jesus Christ. This is the good news that sinful...
Grieving and Sending with a Gospel Heart
In view of the brevity of our life, and the great need for more Biblical churches, we should be those who go out with a heart for the lost and seek to proclaim the Gospel.
Children: Jesus is the Anchor of the Soul
This is one of the lessons from our Children's vacation bible school. Christ alone is the Anchor of the soul that will save you from the storm...
What Does It Mean to Be a Saint?
What does it mean to be a saint? The Catholics want to pronounce Mother Teresa to be a saint, but is that the reality of what the term saint means? No, rather every true Christian...
Highly Favored in the Beloved
If you want to know how to properly estimate God's love for us, then just behold the Beloved - Jesus Christ. He whom was held tightly and eternally in the bosom of the Father...
What Does It Mean to Believe?
What does it mean to believe? It does not mean a mental assent only, but it means to trust. What does it mean to trust? It means...
Christ The True Vine (Part 1)
We come to Jesus Christ alone, and look to His finished work alone, to be received by faith alone, regarding our right standing. But we don't move on from Jesus to begin to live the Christian life and bear much fruit....
The Law of Christ: Freedom From The Law (Part 2)
The Christian is not under the Law as a covenant rule of duty; he is "in-lawed to Christ." And Christ gives him a much clearer and higher revelation of duty than the Law of Moses did.
The Law of Christ (Part 1)
As a Christian, Paul is neither "under the Law" nor "without law"; instead, he is "under the law of Christ." (1 Cor. 9:20-21) That is, Paul no longer thinks of godly living in terms...
Children: Do You Know The Gospel?
Children, I wonder if you know what the Gospel is? The Gospel. I hope that one thing we will be able to leave you is that when we talk about the Gospel...
Worshiping God the Father
The worship of God in the New Testament always begins with God the Father. We are never right, balanced, or in accord with God's Word if our worship starts...
Prayer that Tears the Roof Off if Necessary
Here they said we're not going to turn back, we will tear the roof off if necessary. We're going to get him in there to Jesus. And he went home walking...
The Nearness of God is My Good
That's the issue. That's always the issue. The nearness of God is my good. So, if I'm gonna cleanse myself let me put myself there, near to God.
Racism is Opposed to God
The division that is created in racism is part of a system that is organized against God. Racism opposes the love of God the Father. Our greatest identity is not our skin color...
Nothing Can Stop The Gospel
Islam will never wipe out Christianity. Why? Because the power of God is in this.
Searching the Bible as for Hidden Gold
"If you seek it like silver and search for it as for hidden treasures, then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God."
Believers Are In Christ
It's very easy to read past the words, "in Christ", as they are all over the New Testament. Yet if we can really get a feel for how prominent this idea...
The Truth of the Roman Catholic Church
If I trust in Christ's finished work, in His once and for all sacrifice, and that justifies me in the sight of God; then there is no place for purgatory whatsoever. The Catholic teaching...
What Christian Books to Read? No Perfect Author
We have to evaluate the books that we read and consider the author's viewpoint and whether or not it is consistent with the Scriptures. However, we must never get...
Soft Americans Have Instant Everything
Everything is instant, we want it now. We're very entertained people. We're a very soft people. Let's just call it what it is.
Nosy Christian: Mind Your Own Business
How much are we carnally curious about other people's issues when we haven't even fully dealt with our own, and we aren't fully obeying Christ as to what He's shown us to do.
Jesus Restores Peter
John Chapter 21. I want to speak this morning, the Lord helping me, on "Jesus Restores Peter." Lord help us now. John 21:15-23.
The Motivating Power of Christ’s Love
It was Christ's love for Paul that controlled his life, his decisions, and it is this love that must motivate us as well.
A Conscience Led by the Word of God Alone
Believing in the sufficiency of Scripture not only means that you say all the scripture says, but that you don't say what the scripture doesn't say. Because if God shuts his mouth...
A Weak Conscience Seared by Legalism
People were forbidding marriage and eating of certain foods, and in doing so were searing their consciences. When you get a zeal for the Lord it is very easy for Satan to high...
Encouragement To Endure to the End
Every true Christian is in the battle of enduring and persevering faith and it is the most strenuous battle on earth. In Hebrews 10:39 it says those...
Pastors: Lead the Church in Faith!
The faith of Scripture is not doing something based upon mathematical probability, which says that it will works out most of the time. Rather God calls us to a faith like Abraham's...
You’re Dead to Sin, But Still at War
Sin will plead to you and say, "Just spare me, I'm just a little one!" But give it no accommodation. Remember, you're dead to sin. You can do this clinging to Christ.
Believer: You’re Dead to Sin (Part 3)
What truth is it that Paul wants us to be gripped by? That we are dead to sin and that in our union with Christ our relationship to sin has been severed...
Mercy for the Chief of Sinners
If someone refuses to become a Christian, it is because they count it their wisdom to not become a Christian. When in reality it is their complete lack of knowledge...
God’s Love for a Little Jungle Pastor
Paul shares a powerful story of how God in His providence allowed him to be able to help a poor pastor. The incredible thing to realize about the love of God...
The Christian Life is One of Death to Self
The roots of our hearts have grown down into things, and we dare not pull up one rootlet lest we die. Things have become necessary to us...