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Baptism and the conjunction AND

SLIDE The conjunction “and” is an important part of our world. HOW WE CAN “WATER THE WORD” WITH THE CONJUNCTION AND. On almost any Bible subject we can say: “The answer to your question is found in the word ‘and’” … Continue reading

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The Mystery Revealed: The Gospel in Romans “A Partial Hardening Has Happened to Israel” Romans 11:17-36

    Paul wrote at the end of his letter of Romans, “Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been … Continue reading

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A Strong Bible School Program

    The best Bible school program begins in the home. Parents, read the Bible (or Bible story books) to your young children. Provide good reading material for their age that is Bible based and appropriate to their age. Read the … Continue reading

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The Guardian Psalm 4

    An Andy Capp cartoon shows the lead character walking home from a pub, arm in arm with a friend, singing, “Dear old pals.” As he enters his house, he calls out, “Yoo hoo, it’s me!” Then he collapses on … Continue reading

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THE ACCEPTABLE WORSHIP Genesis 4

    If you had been sitting in Egypt, at the time the events of Exodus 1 transpired, or during the days of the plagues on Egypt, how would you have understood Genesis 4? What would have been your thoughts? We … Continue reading

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I’m going to fire you

A boss approached one of his most ambitious men and told him, “I’ve had my eye on you. You’re a hard worker, and you’ve put in long hours. You’re very ambitious.” “Thank you,” replied the employee. But the boss added, … Continue reading

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Spiritual alertness

This morning we are going to use the word WATCH as an acrostic. The “W” in watch will represent the word WHEN. The “A” will introduce the word ANYWHERE. The “T” will lead us to the word TEACH. The “C” … Continue reading

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GOD IS ENOUGH!

    I began 2018 supplementing my Bible reading with a new (to me) devotional book published in the 1800’s by Hannah Whithall Smith. I love to read books from this era as they tend to be free of much 21st century biblical … Continue reading

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Jesus: Pure and Simple

    Who are you and what are you doing? There are so many people, this season of the year, for whom Jesus is just an “elf on a shelf.” That is, for so many people, Christmas is about Jesus and … Continue reading

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Contrasts between Baptism in the Holy Spirit and Water Baptism

    In Holy Spirit baptism, the Spirit is the “element” in Whom certain individuals were immersed (Acts 1:5). In water baptism, it is water that is the element (Acts 8:36; 10:47).     Relative to Holy Spirit baptism, it was Jesus … Continue reading

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