Monthly Archives: March 2012

How to have Christ at the center of your life

“Christ is the head of this house; The unseen guest at every meal.” Thus reads a plaque that hung on our dining room wall for years. When your relationships are built on Christ, they have a depth and a dimension … Continue reading

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Do I have to go to church to be saved?

Too frequently, people will make a statement like that above: “You don’t have to go to church to go to heaven.” By that, they mean you don’t have to go to worship services in order to go to heaven. Those … Continue reading

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Як стаць хрысціянінам? Што я павінен зрабіць, каб стаць хрысціянінам?

Вы хрысціянін? Вы хочаце ведаць, “як захаваць” ці “як стаць хрысціянінам?” Вы шукаеце інфармацыю аб “новага нараджэння” ці быць “нарадзіўся наноў” (Ін. 3:3)? Вы хочаце ведаць, як Бог можа “змыць грахі вашыя” (Дзеі. 22:16) і як вы можаце атрымаць усе … Continue reading

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What Jesus’ headship of the church means

Consider what abuse Jesus accepted over His own physical head so that He could be our spiritual head: Matthew 26:7 – anointed head; Matthew 27:29 – crown of thorns; Matthew 27:30 – struck on the head with reed; Matthew 27:37 … Continue reading

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Sermon on the talents

One of the things I try to constantly emphasize is that every Christian has a talent. Some have more than others, but everyone has at least one. Jesus gives us a parable of “Talents” in Matthew 25:14-30. In the parable, … Continue reading

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How to answer a Jehovah’s Witness

A few days ago, members of the Jehovah’s Witness religion knocked on our door. I studied with one of their members over an eight-week period last summer. I am familiar with their teachings. These two ladies invited me to a … Continue reading

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Sarah and Hagar

KEY BIBLE CHAPTERS: GENESIS 25 AND GALATIANS 4. 1) Gen. 25:6 – READ a) From this verse we find that Abraham’s sons from Keturah and Hagar received “gifts.” b) Isaac had come from Sarah, the woman was a “wife” in … Continue reading

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Does God give second chances?

WE LIVE IN A WORLD WHERE THERE ARE OFTEN “SECOND CHANCES.” a) Does God offer a “second chance” to mankind? b) There to this question is “yes,” and we want to look at God’s “second chance” from three perspectives. 2) … Continue reading

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If a man dies, will he live again?

Job, in great suffering, asked the above question. Some 2,000 years later, a babe was born in Bethlehem, wrapped in swaddling clothes, and laid in a manger. The child grew into manhood, preached to the poor, healed the sick, the … Continue reading

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Why believe in Jesus as our savior?

Jesus claimed to be the Son of God and that He would fulfill all things written about the Messiah by the prophets (Luke 18:31). Consider how “daring” this claim was. The Jews knew the Scriptures, they copied them, they quoted … Continue reading

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