Who Will Be Spared From Judgment?

Text: Ezekiel 14:12-20 Our text describes judgment against a country because of their sins against God. Yet three men would be saved by their righteousness – Noah, Daniel, and Job. We are living in a wicked society, but this passage gives us hope. We can be saved like these men were. Let us notice the chief […]

What Happened After Saul’s Conversion?

Text: Acts 9:18-26 He Took Food and was Strengthened (v. 19) Had been fasting & praying (v. 9,11) — sign of godly sorrow After baptism, his fast ended (v. 19) — Why? … his sins were forgiven in baptism (Acts 22:16) Important — this came after baptism, not after prayer He Began to Proclaim Jesus […]

Having a Zeal for God

Text: Acts 22:3 What Is Zeal? “Eagerness & ardent interest in pursuit of something” (Merriam Webster) If we are zealous for something — we will make it a priority, it will affect our actions, we will speak about it, we will hold fast our convictions Zeal Alone is Not Enough Zeal for God was one […]

Who Will be Spared from Judgment?

Text: Ezekiel 14:12-20 Noah: An Example of Obedience – Genesis 6-7 Daniel: An Example of Conviction – Daniel 1,6 Job: An Example of Patience – James 5:11; Job 1

What Caused the New Testament Church to Grow?

Their Message: The Gospel – Acts 2 Their Conviction – Acts 4:19-20; 5:27-32 Fear of God – Acts 5:11-14; 9:31 Persecution – Acts 8:1-4 Open Examination of the Scriptures – Acts 17:1-4,10-12

Elijah and the Prophets of Baal

Text: 1 Kings 18:17-40 Those who teach the truth will be labeled as “troublemakers” – v. 17-18 We need to have enough conviction to stand for the truth and against error – v. 21 Truth is not determined by the majority – v. 22 Just being religious isn’t good enough – v. 25-29 God’s truth […]