What Happens If You Miss Heaven

God’s Plan for Man’s Salvation God thought it. (Titus 1:2, II Tim. 1:9, I Pet. 1:20, Rev. 13:8) Christ bought it. (Heb. 8:6, Col. 2:14, I Pet. 1:18-19, I Cor. 6:20, Acts…

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Some Things in Hell Needed in the Church

Some Things in Hell Needed in the Church (Read Lk. 16:22-29) A remembrance of good things that have been ours. (Luke 16:25) They are our motivation to love and serve our…

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Sin Wears a Mask

Of being beautiful-when it is the ugliest thing imaginable. (Gen. 3:6, I John 2:16-17) Of being a servant-when it is a merciless slave driver. (John 8:34, Rom. 6:16-17, Prov. 5:22,…

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Is Lying a Big Deal?

Types of Lying: Outright false statement (1 Tim. 1:9-10) Exaggeration (Prov. 30:6) Flattering Lies (Jude 1:16, Psa. 12:2, Psa. 62:4) Promissory Lies (Eccl. 5:5) Confidential Lying (Prov. 11:13) Official Lying…

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Ingratitude

Ingratitude Is one of the most common sins (Luke 17:17). Is one of the most contemptible sins (Is. 1:1-3, Mal. 1:2). Can prevent a Christian from praising (Psalm 107:1-2) and…

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How to Tell Right from Wrong

A five-step test to be able to discern between good and evil (Heb. 5:14).    o REPUTATION–If my action were known in the community, how would the reputation of the Lord’s church…

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Who Is a Wise Man?

“Who is a wise man?” James 3:13 A wise man respects his parents (Prov. 13:1, Ex. 20:12, Eph. 6:2, Col. 3:20, Eph. 6:1, Rom. 1:30). For a child to learn…

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When Loneliness Comes…

FOCUS ON YOUR ATTITUDE. Forgive friends who fail you in a trying moment. (II Tim. 4:16) Let the Lord take vengeance on those who persist in hurting you. (II Tim. 4:14,…

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What is a Home?

The home should be like a hospital. It is a place for those injured by life. Disappointment Depression (Eccl. 2:17) Danger It is a place that dispenses medicines. Love (Eph.…

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Unhappiness is the constant remembrance of past injuries

Past memories can bind and sadden the heart (Prov. 12:25, Prov 15:13, Luke 15:28-30). We can lose ourselves by “letting go” and forgiving (Col. 3:13, II Tim. 4:16). Christ and…

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