What is The Gospel?
A genuine experience with God is faith, resting, in who Jesus Christ is and what Jesus Christ has done. It's not just a matter of believing something He did for me 2,000 years ago.
Christ Breaks Down Every Ethnic Barrier
Jesus smashed down the separations between the Jews and Gentiles. He did this that "He might create in Himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace."
A Warning Against Lazy Praying
When we gather together in our prayer meetings there should be a militancy about those prayers. Is there the smell of war on those prayers? Because we are at war.
Should Christians Exercise and Workout?
What is the Bible's view on Christians exercising? Someone wrote in saying, "By the time I drive to a gym, work out, shower, change clothes, drive back, it is almost a two hour ordeal."
Should You Give While Getting Out of Debt?
What is a good attitude to have considering your debts when giving? Should you give a small amount, or does that show a lack of faith in God...
Are You Truly a Psalm 1 Man?
Are you truly a Psalm 1 man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, but your delight is in the law of the LORD, and on His law you meditate day and night?
Old Man is Sinning, Not the New Creation?
Tim refutes the idea that some come away with from 1 John 5:18. The error that born again believers have two natures: the old, and the new nature...
Drop Out of School, Drive Without License, or Submit to Parents?
In this Ask Pastor Tim, two questions are dealt with that involve children and whether or not to submit to their parents.
Always Trusting in the Lord
So, how much of your life are you to be acknowledging the Lord in? The verse says, "In all your ways acknowledge Him." That covers quite a bit of territory.
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...
What Have You Done, Lord?
This song was taken from Bob Jennings' prayer, from the sermon "Blessed Are Those Who Die in the Lord," that he preached two months before his death from cancer.
Nathan speaks on the under-appreciated value of spiritual stability. Is your walk with Christ stable, consistent, and solid; like a fruitful tree planted by a stream of water?
Useful to the Lord in Winning Souls
Jesus said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men." That is something we can pray everyday. 'Lord, help me to follow You...
Is It Sinful for a Married Couple to Not Have Children?
Is it sinful for a married Christian couple to not have children if they can? Is it defrauding God's design to be married and enjoy sex, but not have children?
Don’t Be Deceived
The Bible commands us to not be deceived and delude ourselves. Paul says, "Evil people and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived."
Our Marriage to Christ is Most Important
Marriage is indeed important and defining in the believer's life, but it is not the most important thing to be said of the Christian's life.
Examples of Unwise Counsel to Awakened Sinners
Nettelton's feelings were often severely tried by the unwise counsel which some professing Christians were in the habit of giving to awakened sinners.
Enslaved to the Desires of The Flesh (Part 4)
Believers once lived in the passions of their flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind. All lost men are still enslaved to the desires of their flesh.
Prioritizing in the Busy Seasons of Our Lives
In the busy seasons of our lives we have to prioritize on how we use our time. There are seasons in all of our lives in which we will have more time than others...
Are Certain Hand Signs Satanic?
Are certain hand signs satanic? Hand gestures can have a variety of meaning depending upon their use in a specific culture. So can a hand signal mean something satanic?
Call to Me and I Will Answer You (Jeremiah 33:3)
God calls us to call upon Him in prayer. When we cry to Him, He promises to answer us and show us great and hidden things that we have not known. Jeremiah 33:3 says...
Believer, What Happens When You Sin?
What makes you doubt your salvation? Many will say, "When I sin I doubt my salvation." "When I sin there is the worst grief that comes in my heart...."
Afraid I Committed The Unpardonable Sin
Do you fear that you have committed the unpardonable sin? You may have, but nevertheless run to Christ. You say, "Isn't that a contradiction?"
Show Me in the Bible Where I Can’t Do That
There is a subtle form of legalism that some fall into when they are constantly asking, "Show me in the Bible where it says I can't do that."
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.
Surrendering to His Love
Express your absolute allegiance to Christ and be surrendered to His love. Be able to say, "Lord, You are enough; and if I have You, though You strip everything else away, I am satisfied."
Are You Proud? God Moment by Moment Upholds You
What are you tempted to be proud of tonight? Are you girls tempted to be proud of your beauty? Do you realize you could lose that in a second?
Providence: The Hand of God Over Everything
The providence of God has to do with the fact that God is looking out and taking thought for everything ahead of time. Are you in a hard situation right now?
The Unhappy Holy Christian Does Not Exist
Some use the expression, "God doesn't want you to be happy, He wants you to be holy." Yet they forget that there is no such thing as the unhappy holy Christian.
Prayerfully Pursuing God’s Gracious Power and Loving Presence
Believer, because we are the temple of God, we should ask the Lord for more power from the Holy Spirit. This power that is received, according to grace...
Content? Or Everything Would Be Ok If?
Everything would be okay if _____ ? What comes to your mind, if anything? Have I put something plus Jesus in my equation for contentment?
Contentment is Found in Christ Alone
What is contentment? Contentment is being fully satisfied in our soul, it is an idea of complete sufficiency. It is used in reference to God, in His self sufficiency...
Warning: Don’t Let Conferences Cause You to Despise Your Church
God has sovereignly placed you in your local church and given you the pastors you have. He has given you the people in your fellowship and they have imperfections...
Don’t Soften the Reality of Hell
Some say a “God of love could never punish people eternally in hell.” Well beloved, Jesus talked about eternal torment, darkness, and weeping.
Glory in Christ’s Work on The Cross
We are to glory in Christ's work on the Cross alone. What Jesus did on the Cross is all that matters, and that is the message that will batter...
Christ Died to Bring Us to God
Jesus Christ suffered, the just for the unjust, not so you might know a Book; but to bring us into a living fellowship and relationship with God.
Knowing God Both Intimately and Intellectually
Do you know God both intimately and intellectually? Jesus Christ didn't die just to give you doctrine and insights into the nature of God; He died to bring us to God Himself.
Parents: Train Your Children at Home
Parents must consistently train their children at home in order for them to behave properly during a church service. Having family devotionals is an excellent time for that training to take place...
Let Go and Let God?
I don't think I hear this from any of you folks, but you know people say, "Let go and let God." And you know we can talk about abiding in Christ and we have to be careful that we don't see...
Tim Conway Shares About His First Time Preaching
One of the things that happened when I stood in that pulpit, that first time, is my legs barely carried me into the pulpit. When I got there...