Uzzah, The Ark, and the Value of Doing Things the Right Way 1 Chronicles 13, 15-17 Shortcuts are a mixed bag. When we’re driving, a shortcut is often a great thing! If there’s a quicker way someplace, I want to take that route. However, in other areas short cuts are not appreciated. You don’t … Continue reading Deadly Shortcuts
"Trends Pointing to a New Apostasy" by Ron Halbrook. Available at CEI Bookstore for $5.99. "Trends Pointing to a New Apostasy" was originally a sermon preached by brother Halbrook in 1989 that sounded a warning call to all who listened and later read it; brethren, we are drifting. Even though this sermon was preached six … Continue reading Book Review: Trends Pointing Toward a New Apostasy
Introduction: The first Gospel sermon was preached in Acts 2.Through God’s providence a Rosetta stone for the Gospel had been made on the day of Pentecost.Peter’s sermon selects Joel 2:28-32 as his text. It answers the question of what just happened (baptism of the Holy Spirit) and sets up to preach Jesus. Discussion: It Is … Continue reading Who Is This Lord? Acts 2:14-42
"Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with grief, for this would be unprofitable you." Hebrews 13:17 This congregation has had the blessing of having an established eldership since 1953. Sixty-eight years … Continue reading They Keep Watch Over Your Souls
The letters to Timothy and Titus have a lot to say about what good Bible teaching is. They also have a lot more to say about what bad Bible teaching is. The contrast between the two is interesting and worth studying for all would teach God's word.
On the day of Pentecost, after the 3,000 were baptized, we read that "they were continually devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the break of bread and to prayer" (Acts 2:42). The first part of this verse is what we want to focus on this morning. What does it mean to … Continue reading Devoted to The Apostles Teaching