The Book of Life

Text: Revelation 20:12 The Book Belongs to the Lamb (Revelation 13:8) We Can Have Our Name Added Now (Philippians 4:3) We Can Have Our Name Erased (Revelation 3:5) If Our Name is Missing, We Will Be Condemned (Revelation 20:15) If Our Name is There, We Will Be Rewarded (Revelation 21:27) Read the article: The Book […]

To Live is Christ, To Die is Gain

Text: Philippians 1:21-24 To Live is Christ Similar point in Galatians 2:20 We must be crucified with Christ (Romans 6:3-6) Fruitful labor (Philippians 1:22) Help others (Philippians 1:24) Live worthy of the gospel (Philippians 1:27) To Die is Gain Nothing wrong with enjoying the blessings of this life (Ecclesiastes 11:8) — but keep things in […]

By Your Providence

Text: Acts 24:2 The word “providence” is used only once in the Bible — describes the providence of a human governor. The way Felix would carry out various works by providence helps explain how God’s providence works today. God Has Given Instructions Instructions provided in the Scriptures (2 Timothy 3:16-17) He has told us what […]

All Spiritual Blessings in Christ

Text: Ephesians 1:3-14 Spiritual Blessings Predestination (v. 4-5) — God was able to foreknow who would be saved: those who were holy and blameless Grace (v. 6) — God’s gift of salvation, given to us freely, not according to what we deserve Redemption (v. 7) — God purchased us, bought us back from our bondage […]

You Must Be Born Again

Text: John 3:1-8 The Kingdom is Open to All Jew or Gentile, young or old, etc. But one must be born again – even the Jews, God’s chosen people What is the New Birth? Of water and the Spirit Baptism – by water (Acts 8:36-38) and by the Spirit (1 Corinthians 12:13) Comparison between Physical […]

What Does One Need to Believe to be Saved?

Text: Mark 16:16 We must believe… The Existence of God – Hebrews 11:6 God Will Reward Those Who Seek Him – Hebrews 11:6 The Gospel – Mark 16:15-16 The Lordship of Jesus – Matthew 28:18 Jesus is the Christ – Acts 2:36 Jesus is the Son of God – John 20:31 The Deity of Christ […]

Hope of Heaven

Text: 1 Corinthians 15:19 This World is Not Our Home – Philippians 3:20; 2 Corinthians 5:1-4 Why We Should Look Forward to Heaven No more pain & suffering (Revelation 21:4) No more sin & its consequences (Revelation 21:8,27) Place of rest (Revelation 14:13) Eternal life (John 3:16; 2 Corinthians 5:1) In the company of saints […]