How to Lose Your Soul

Text: Matthew 16:26 Our soul is more valuable than anything and everything in this world. Even if we could obtain all of the material things in this would, our soul is more valuable. Jesus said it was foolish to forfeit our soul for the whole world, yet many forfeit their souls for far less. How do […]

“Consider Your Ways!”

Text: Haggai 1:5 Haggai prophesied about the need to rebuild the temple. As the people were instructed to do this, they were also told to consider their ways. It is important for us to consider the lessons revealed by the prophet Haggai. Do Not Make Excuses The people were saying, “The time has not come…for […]

Permit the Children to Come to Me

Text: Mark 10:13-16 Disciples First Turned the Children Away, Then Jesus Welcomed Them — Why? They were important — even from a young age, children are to be trained in the right way (Proverbs 22:6) They provided an important reminder — “the kingdom of God belongs to such as these” (v. 14) Characteristics of Children […]

The Uncertainty of Life

Text: James 4:13-17 Do not think that you have complete control over your life – “If the Lord wills…” Proper use of ambition – Future plans for success are good, but only when one is guided by the word of God Recognize your dependence upon God – He is in control Focus on what is […]