When a Preacher Misunderstands a Bible Subject

Text: 1 Corinthians 13:6-7 How we handle a misunderstanding on the part of a preacher or teacher will depend upon the nature of the misunderstanding. In every case it should be dealt with appropriately and in love. Growing in Knowledge Growth is a continual process — even for a preacher/teacher of the gospel It is […]

Reporting Back to Antioch

Text: Acts 14:27 Background of Paul & Barnabas’ Report to Antioch Antioch sent them on their way (Acts 13:3) They had just returned from their preaching trip (Acts 14:26) They gathered the church, not just the elders or a few individuals (Acts 14:27) Benefits of Preaching Reports Preachers are kept accountable — ensuring they are […]

Doctrinal Correctness

Text: Acts 20:27 Is It Important What We Believe? NT teaches the importance of faith (Hebrews 11:6) Faith comes from the word of God (Romans 10:17) God revealed what He wants us to know (1 Corinthians 2:10-13) God’s word is true (John 17:17) — we must believe it (all of it) Should We Preach/Teach on […]

How to Prevent an Apostasy

Text: 1 Timothy 4:6-16 Put the Brethren in Remembrance (v. 6) Avoid Worldly Fables (v. 7) Be an Example of the Believers (v. 12) Give Attention to the Scriptures (v. 13) Fulfill Your Work (v. 14-15) Pay Close Attention (v. 16)

Ezekiel’s Commission

Text: Ezekiel 3:1-21 Our Commission We do not have the same commission as Ezekiel did The Great Commission was given to the apostles (Mark 16:15) and was fulfilled (Colossians 1:23) Our responsibility is to live & serve God and teach about Him wherever we are “Eat This Scroll” (v. 1) — the scroll represented the […]

The Progression from Sound Doctrine to False Teaching

Text: 2 Timothy 4:2-4 What is Sound Doctrine? The word we are to preach, the truth (2 Timothy 4:2-4) The gospel (1 Timothy 1:10-11) The words of Christ (1 Timothy 6:3) and the apostles (2 Timothy 1:13) All of God’s word (Acts 20:26-27), only God’s word (1 Peter 4:11), without changes (Galatians 1:6-7) What is […]

The Fields are White for Harvest

Text: John 4:35 What Did Jesus See? People who were lost People who were interested What Did the People Need? A willing teacher The gospel Are the Fields White for Harvest Today? People are still lost (Romans 3:23) Are people interested? It depends – But we must plant the seed (1 Corinthians 3:6) We must […]