Tag: faith

Samson – Pleasure of Sin & Destruction

Samson – Pleasures of Sin & Destruction (Judges 16:1-5, 18-21) Judges 16:16-17 “And it came to pass, when she pressed him daily with her words, and urged him, so that his soul was vexed unto death;That he told her all his heart, and said…

BY ANY MEANS… THE WILL OF GOD! – PART 2

Romans 1:9- 10 “First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world. For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I…

“Steadfastly minded” to Do the Will of God – Part 2 of 2

A FAITHFUL RETURN TO JUDAH  Naomi chooses to return to Judah The famine in Judah had ended (Ruth 1:6). The Lord’s blessings had returned to Judah. The Lord had given them bread.  Naomi encourages her daughters-in-law to remain in Moab (Ruth 1:7-9).  As they were on their…

Why Develop our Faith and Prayer?

WHY DEVELOP OUR FAITH & PRAYER? (Revelation 5:7-10) Revelation 5:8 “And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are…

Roman Persecution of the Early Church

ROMAN PERSECUTION BEGINS In A.D. 64, when Rome was set ablaze, many blamed Nero for intentionally setting the city on fire while he was in a fit of rage. Nero soon discovered this provoked the wrath of the Roman citizenry; as a result, he…

The Apostle Paul

I Corinthians 1:18 – “For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.” The Apostle Paul’s life falls in line with this verse he wrote to the Corinthians. For…

Reflections on Goodbyes and the Lords Will and Direction

II Corinthians 13:11 “Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.” Sometimes the Lord ordains the sun to set on one chapter of your life,…

“God created man… Male and female…”

Genesis 5:1-2 “This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him; Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when…

“That They May Go Forward”

“That they may go forward” Exodus 14:15  Or Contrasting living by sight vs. living by faith (Exodus 14:10-15) Introduction: The setting of this text is when the Israelite’s led by Moses have finally left Egypt and are being chased by Pharaoh. They are on…

Hearken… TO DO Them – part 2

Hearken… TO DO Them – part 2 (Deuteronomy 4:1-14) Deuteronomy 4:1 “Now therefore hearken, O Israel, unto the statutes and unto the judgments, which I teach you, for to do them, that ye may live, and go in and possess the land which the…

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