I read Genesis 6 in my Bible reading this morning. I noticed a very important order in verses 8-9. Noah found favor in God's sight (v. 8) THEN we are told he walked in righteousness (v 9). His right living did not find favor. As a matter of fact, the context tells us that all … Continue reading Grace Comes First
Acts 9 presents another shift in the study of Acts: Acts 8 provides an account of God’s work in Judea and Samaria (Acts 8:1, 4)Acts 9 brings us to God’s beginning work in the uttermost parts of the earth. God rescued Saul of Tarsus and called him as the apostle to the Gentiles (9:15; Romans … Continue reading Acts 9 – The Beginning of Saul’s Ministry
The following are notes from our church family’s study on the return of Jesus Christ. This is not a detailed study. Instead it discusses the core essentials of Jesus’ second coming.
The following is an outline from our church family's study about the Session of Jesus Christ. This was preached on April 11, 2021. What is the Gospel? God’s announcement of good news about His Son The Session of Jesus Christ — What is Jesus doing right now? Please Read the Following for This Study: Psalm … Continue reading The Session of Jesus
Matthew 28:5-7 The Message of the Resurrection is outlined in Matthew 28:5-7 Jesus has been crucifiedJesus has been buried - They looked for Him at the tomb (v.5 and Matthew 27:61)Jesus has risen from the deadGO and TELL (v. 7 and Matthew 28:18-20) 1. Jesus has been crucified in our place to pay the penalty … Continue reading The Message of the Resurrection
Good Friday! Several centuries ago on a morning like this morning, the Lord Jesus was on trial for us and took our guilty sentence. The religious leaders called Jesus a sinner, a blasphemer, one who speaks lies about God (Mark 14:60-64). But He is the Truth and the Righteous One, who knew no sin (John … Continue reading O How He Loves Us!
Christology is the study of Christ; it is the study of who Jesus is and what He has done. Christology is the study of Jesus' person, words, and works. Some of Jesus' works are very well known and thoroughly studied. His death, His resurrection, and His return are examples of His well known works. However, … Continue reading What Does “Jesus Ascended” Mean?
The following notes are from this morning’s sermon for my church family. we are studying “What is the Gospel?” This morning’s sermon is on the ascension of Jesus Christ. What Is the Gospel?God’s Announcement of Good News Concerning His SonGod Has Highly Exalted Him - Ascension Truths Review - Gospel Old English - “God spell” … Continue reading Ascension Truths
And he led them out as far as Bethany, and lifting up his hands he blessed them. While he blessed them, he parted from them and was carried up into heaven.Luke 24:50-51 This is a precious truth to my heart. The last act of Jesus on this earth was lift His nail-scarred hands to heaven … Continue reading He Raised His Nail-Scarred Hands and Blessed Them
The title of this post is directed to parents, and it is a real exhortation. Parents, should not be brown-headed cowbirds. Read on to find out why.