Our Attitude toward God’s Word

Text: Nehemiah 8 Attitude of the Listeners (v. 1-6) They wanted to hear (v. 1) They paid attention (v. 3) They were not in a hurry (v. 3) They respected it (v. 5) They were humble (v. 6) How the Speaker Presented It (v. 7-8) Read from the book Translated to give the sense – […]

Obedience Required by God

Text: Philippians 2:12-13 “So then” – imitate Christ’s example “As you have always obeyed” – persistent, continuous “Not as in my presence only…in my absence” – willing, not forced “Work out your own” – individual responsibility “Salvation” – not about life on earth, but eternal life “With fear and trembling” – knowing there is punishment […]

Healing of Naaman

Text: 2 Kings 5:1-14 Greatness before men is irrelevant (v. 1) Who delivers the message is irrelevant (v. 10) What one thinks is irrelevant (v. 11-12) We just need to follow God’s instructions

Choose Whom You Will Serve

Text: Joshua 24:15 We have a choice to make We should be motivated by God’s goodness (v. 1-13) We must respond properly to God’s goodness (v. 14) We should not be influenced by others Choosing to follow God is a serious matter (v. 16-18)

Running the Race Set Before Us

Text: Hebrews 12:1-2 Follow the Example of the Faithful – Hebrews 12:1 Lay Aside Every Encumbrance – Hebrews 12:1 Lay Aside Sin – Hebrews 12:1 Run with Endurance – Hebrews 12:1 Fix your Eyes on Jesus – Hebrews 12:2 Run According to the Rules – 2 Timothy 2:5 Finish the Course – 2 Timothy 4:7

Grace, Faith, Works

Text: Ephesians 2:8-10 Grace – God’s gift of salvation (Titus 2:11) Faith – More than just belief (James 2:19); trust in who God is and what He has said Works – Not saved the works of man, but by doing the works of God (James 2:14-26)