Are you unhappy with the church? Are you disappointed in the worship? Have you gotten to the point where you just attend once in a while? When you try to motivate yourself to come, does the whole process feel like sheer drudgery? And when you are here, do the lessons seem kind of boring? Has the Lord’s Supper lost some of its flavor? Do brethren appear to ignore you? And have you started wondering how many things you could buy with the money you put in the contribution?Cheer up! You’re not the only one who...Continue reading
“Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lust shall they heap to themselves teachers having itching ears; and they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables” (2 Timothy 4:2-4). These words were given at the end of one man’s life. Paul knew he would not be long for this earth. He knew that death and the pale horse was on their...Continue reading
When was the last time you changed a tire? If so how long did it take you to change that tire? When was the last time you had to change clothes? You found something on the clothes that you wanted to wear somewhere and could not wear that piece so you had to go and change? How long did it take you to change your clothes? When was the last time you have to make some changes in your life? There was something that you were doing that the doctor said you must quit or...Continue reading
The Bible says, “Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to decline after many to wrest judgment” (Exodus 23:2). When the children of Israel were coming to the borders of the Land that flowed with milk and honey they sent out twelve spies. In Numbers 13 we find all twelve spies listed. Out of that number how many do you remember? Moses gave them a charge of what they were to spy out within the land. “And Moses sent them to spy out the land of...
Titus 2:11-14, “For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lust, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.” Within this passage there are some things that we are to deny ourselves. They are ungodliness and worldly lust....Continue reading