Jesus, The Good Shepherd

One of the most tender titles given to Jesus Christ is the one of Shepherd. Jesus Himself declared that He, and He alone, is “the good Shepherd”. Sadly, there are religious systems and organizations that have taken the place of Jesus in the lives of those who are...

The War Within

Paul couldn’t make it clearer than he did in Romans chapter 7: Until we get our new bodies and go to be with Jesus, there is going to be a vicious battle against temptation and fleshly lusts. This is known as the flesh and Spirit conflict. Temptation is something that...

Come Unto Me and Rest

“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 The Lord Jesus Christ IS the gospel. The gospel is more than some thing, it is some One. Surrounded by a multitude of people who were buckling under the bondage of legalism...

The Solid Rock

Because of a private interpretation of Matthew 16:13-20, some have taught that Peter is the rock of the church. Oh really? As we continue our study of Peter’s first epistle this morning, it is pretty obvious that if he was the rock of the church (which he isn’t),...

Delightfully Diligent

God “is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.” Diligence begins by keeping our heart in the love of God. Never settle for the nominal Christian life that is nothing more than going to a church building and occasional times of reading Scripture and worship....

The Battle for Your Mind

Spiritual warfare is part of the normal Christian life. Because we live in a fallen world and still dwell in a body that is corrupted by the influence of sin, the battle for what we think is the key to living a life of victory as a Christian. When Paul described the...