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 […]

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. […]

What Do You Want Me To Do?

What Do You Want Me To Do?

What Do You Want Me To Do? Introduction. Imagine for a moment that Jesus is literally standing in front of you. With bated breath you wait for Him to say something and then, to your surprise, His words are in the form of a question, “What do you want Me to do for you?” You […]