Because of Sin

Our Lord arrived at the Garden with darkness in full array, He poured out His heart to the Father, as He fell on His face to pray. He was carrying a heavy burden. And from it He must not run. With love He promised faithfully not My will, but Yours be done. The cup of […]

What Builds a Strong Church?

What Builds a Strong Church?

What Builds a Strong Church? 1 Peter 2:5 Introduction. There are two divine institutions: the home and the church. A third institution exists with Gods approval: government. God desires strong homes and strong churches. Both are an honor to His name. Following are some things that will contribute to building strong churches: Prayer builds strong […]

Three Song Birds

Three Song Birds

Introduction. Can you identify a bird by the song it sings? While people may not be able to identify just any bird by its song, certainly there are birds that are easily identifiable. If you were to hear the song of the whippoorwill, that bird would be instantly identified, wouldn’t it? The song of the […]

Remodeling Your Spiritual House

Remodeling Your Spiritual House

There are tons of television shows centered around the idea of remodeling your home, and most of them operate on the same principle: helping a homeowner improve their living environment. Without proper care, houses deteriorate, or residents simply tire of the old furniture, paint and decorations around them. They need to remodel! Sometimes we need […]

Vain Expectations

Vain Expectations Introduction. Our lives are enriched with expectations – a vacation, a new baby, a major purchase. Many of our expectations have been or will be fulfilled, especially if they are realistic. However, some of our expectations are vain and will never be realized. These vain expectations we call disappointments. A vain expectation in […]

Satan

Satan

Satan 1 Peter 5:8 Introduction. A recent survey taken revealed that two-thirds of Americans do not believe in Satan. The majority of those surveyed believe that Satan is nothing more than a mythological figure. But Satan is not a myth. He is real, and his objective is to destroy man’s eternal soul (1 Pet. 5:8)! […]

How to Live for Christ

How to Live for Christ

How to Live For Christ Introduction. Once a person becomes a Christian by obeying the gospel, there are some big changes that take place. For sure, when washed in the blood of Jesus Christ, one’s sins are washed away (Acts 22:16). But that just the beginning! The new Christian is expected to live different (Eph. […]

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