Many are skeptical about the value of Bible Study in our time. Today we hear Jesus asking "What is written...How do you read it?" The Bible is the Word of God, the revelation of His identity, nature and will. With surprise, we hear Jesus approve this man's correct take on the Torah! But soon the … Continue reading How Do You Read It?
Some take greater care choosing their grocery produce than in choosing their spiritual care. We rightly value good doctors who will not simply medicate symptoms, but treat the real underlying disease. We need mechanics who can teach preventative maintenance, not just let necessary matters go unmentioned until more expensive damage gets done. What shall we … Continue reading The Pleasant Fruit of False Prophets
The Lord says, "I have heard what the prophets have said who prophesy lies in my name, saying, ‘I have dreamed, I have dreamed!’ ...but let him who has my word speak my word faithfully." Jeremiah engages the problem of False Prophets... Hear the full audio as we study Jeremiah 23:16-29 Jeremiah 23:16-29 (ESV) 16 Thus says the … Continue reading Bible Study from 11 August 2019
Christ promised and sent the Spirit of Truth for you. The Third Person of the Trinity works nearby, within and through you according to His divine purpose. The world holds skewed notions of sin, righteousness and judgment. This Spirit speaks the Truth, He speaks salvation in Christ to hearts mired in lies. Your heavenly Helper … Continue reading The Spirit of Truth
Demons and the Devil, the Father of Lies--Jesus exposes their work with His Word of truth. "If God were your Father..." Jesus explains, "you would love me, for I came from God and I am here. I came not of my own accord, but He sent me." Hear the full audio of "The Christ of … Continue reading The Christ of Cosmic Consequence
Encouraging pretense and rationalizations, teaching one another to say "we have no sin" only drives us further into the darkness and lies we tell ourselves to hide sin. At the core of this Fellowship in His Word we find the freedom to live in light of God's truth, even the truth about our sins. Indeed, … Continue reading Called Out of Darkness into Light and Fellowship
Is the Truth so plain and obvious none would ever contest, deny or reject it? Hear the full audio of "The Truth Heard, But Not Believed" A sermon on John 8:42-59 (ESV) Fifth Sunday in Lent / 18 March 2018 John 8:42-58 (ESV) 42 Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would … Continue reading The Truth Heard, But Not Believed