Christ Is Risen from the Dead – Seven Resurrection Truths

1. The resurrection of Christ is central to the Gospel and the whole Bible. 1 Corinthians 15:1-11: Christ has died for our sins (1 Corinthians 15:3-4); this is verified in His burial. Christ has risen from the dead (1 Corinthians 15:4-8); this is verified by 500+ eyewitnessesLuke 24:44-48 – What was written in the Old … Continue reading Christ Is Risen from the Dead – Seven Resurrection Truths

The Mystery of His Will – Eph 1:9-10

The following is the outline of a sermon preached at Pioneer Bible Church on April 3, 2022. God Has Made the Mystery of His Will Known to Us – Ephesians 1:9-10[1] What has God made known to us?The mystery of His willWhat does “will” mean?Greek Word: thelayma; θέλημαTwo possibilities of meaning:God’s determination (Hebrew-Greek)[2]God’s preferred will … Continue reading The Mystery of His Will – Eph 1:9-10

Redemption: Ephesians 1:7-8

The following is a slighly edited version of a handout from a sermon preached at Pioneer Bible Church on March 27, 2022. What is redemption?To redeem: to purchase from slavery in order to set the slave freeRedemption: Deliverance from slavery purchased on behalf of the slaveConsider Exodus 6:6 – God brought the Israelites out of … Continue reading Redemption: Ephesians 1:7-8

I Have Prayed for You

And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: but I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.Luke 22:31‭-‬32 These are incredible words. Satan literally demanded that Simon Peter be given to him. Satan's … Continue reading I Have Prayed for You

Redeemed By the Blood of the Lamb!

May the Lord fill our hearts with songs of deliverance! In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace; wherein he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence;Ephesians 1:7‭-‬8 ...giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of … Continue reading Redeemed By the Blood of the Lamb!

BE SOBER, BE ALERT

BE SOBER, BE ALERTA Topical Study of the Enemy This is an outline of a sermon preached at Pioneer Bible Church on March 20, 2022. Scriptures: Genesis 3:14-15; Job 1:6-7; 2:1-2; Colossians 1:12-14; 1 Peter 5:6-11; Revelation 20:7-10 Some of Satan’s Schemes: Accusation (Job 1:6-12; Revelation 12:7-11)Temptation (Matthew 4:3; 1 Thessalonians 3:5)Murder (John 8:44; 1 … Continue reading BE SOBER, BE ALERT

May They Know We Have Been With Jesus

As I prepare to proclaim God's message to people this morning, I am convicted by Acts 4:13: Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus. Acts 4:13 Fellow Word-Proclaimers, may … Continue reading May They Know We Have Been With Jesus