AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 11:20-30 20 Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not: The word “then” indicates that Jesus began to deliver a different kind of message than the people had been hearing up to this point. It is a message of strong … Continue reading A Severe Rebuke for those Who Will Not Repent
There was a mountain man who was discussing the state of the world with a friend. His friend said the world is in a dilemma. The mountain man considered the word, and then asked, “What does dilemma mean. You must have learned that word at the University.” The friend said, “I will tell you. It’s … Continue reading Why is the World in Such a Terrible Condition?
AN EXPOSITION OF 2 Timothy 3:1-5 1 This know also, that in the last days perilous [dangerous] times shall come. The expression “the last days” refers to the age ushered in by the appearance of Christ on earth during the years of His incarnation. “And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought … Continue reading A Portrait of Perilous Times
“I exhort therefore, that, first [most importantly] of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men” (1 Timothy 2:1). The apostle Paul was a great believer of structure. His exhortations to young Timothy form the basis for a Manuel of Church Order, based on solid Bible Doctrine. Christians need a … Continue reading A Call to Sincere and Devout Prayer
Why Do Christians Continue to Sin? “The chimes of time ring out the news Another day is through Some one slipped and fell, Was that someone you? You may have longed for added strength Your courage to renew Do not be disheartened I have news for you. It is no secret what God can do, … Continue reading “Oh, Dear God, I Did it Again!”
The Desperate Condition of the Natural Man “If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed” John 8:36. There are a variety of Scriptural images that portray the plight of the natural man, a reference to the person who is born of Adam, born of the flesh, but not yet born … Continue reading How to Step Out into Spiritual Freedom
The Cleansing of the Leper AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 8:1-4 1 When he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him. Having completed the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus returned to normal acts of ministry, including that of healing. The miracle of healing the leper did not take place immediately after … Continue reading Being Touched by Jesus