Guard the Trust [1 Timothy 6:17-21]

  “As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy. 18 They are to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, 19 thus storing up treasure for themselves as a good foundation for […]

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We Need A Holiness Movement [1 Timothy 6:1-11]

“Let all who are under a yoke as bondservants regard their own masters as worthy of all honor, so that the name of God and the teaching may not be reviled.2 Those who have believing masters must not be disrespectful on the ground that they are brothers; rather they must serve all the better since those who benefit by […]

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God is Not a Liberal [1 Timothy 4:12-5:25]

“Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. 13 Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation, to teaching. 14 Do not neglect the gift you have, which was given you by prophecy when the council of elders laid their hands […]

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One Simple Cure [1 Timothy 3:14-4:10]

“I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these things to you so that, if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth. Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery […]

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I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these things to you so that, if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth. Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of godliness: […]

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I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling; likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, but with what is proper for women who profess godliness—with good works. Let a woman learn quietly with all submissiveness. I […]

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For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all, which is the testimony given at the proper time. For this I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I am telling the truth, I am not lying), a […]

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This charge I entrust to you, Timothy, my child, in accordance with the prophecies previously made about you, that by them you may wage the good warfare, holding faith and a good conscience. By rejecting this, some have made shipwreck of their faith, among whom are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have handed over to […]

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Shipwrecked [1 Timothy 1:12-20]

I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he judged me faithful, appointing me to his service, though formerly I was a blasphemer, persecutor, and insolent opponent. But I received mercy because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief, and the grace of our Lord overflowed for me with the faith […]

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Ye Sinners Rejoice [1 Timothy 1:12-20]

I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he judged me faithful, appointing me to his service, though formerly I was a blasphemer, persecutor, and insolent opponent. But I received mercy because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief, and the grace of our Lord overflowed for me with the faith […]

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No Other Doctrine [1 Timothy 1:1-11]

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope, To Timothy, my true child in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. As I urged you when I was going to Macedonia, remain at Ephesus so that you […]

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No Resurrection; No Gospel [Matthew 22:23-33]

The same day Sadducees came to him, who say that there is no resurrection, and they asked him a question, saying, “Teacher, Moses said, ‘If a man dies having no children, his brother must marry the widow and raise up offspring for his brother.’ Now there were seven brothers among us. The first married and […]

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Now concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered together to him, we ask you, brothers, not to be quickly shaken in mind or alarmed, either by a spirit or a spoken word, or a letter seeming to be from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has […]

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Big Things (Luke 23:26-49)

Luke 23:26-49; II Timothy 4:7,8; Philippians 2:12,13; Romans 8:29; Romans 12:2 1. He was Humble and Repentant 2. He Believed in Christ 3. He was Concerned about Eternity I. Big Things in Me II. Big Things in My Family III. Big Things in My Church IV. Big Things in America

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The New Covenant (Luke 22:1-23)

Luke 22:1-23; John 6:53; Jeremiah 31:33-34 I. It’s a New Covenant II. It’s In Christ’s Blood III. It’s Connected to the Passover 1. Forgiven Sin 2. Law Written on our Hearts 3. Union with God His Law is No Longer Written on a Stone to Prosecute us, It’s Now Written on Our Hearts to Transform […]

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Trade Till He Comes (Luke 19:11-27)

I. Many Will Protest His Reign II. He Gave All His Servants Goods III. He Said, “Trade Till I Come” IV. He’s Coming Back For Account Pragmateuomai – The ancient mercantile term for trading (exchanging) to make gain, i.e. to do business (barter etc.); trading, exchanging (leveraging) one thing for another to make a legitimate […]

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He’s Coming Like Lightning (Luke 17:20-18:8)

Being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, he answered them, “The kingdom of God is not coming in ways that can be observed, nor will they say, ‘Look, here it is!’ or ‘There!’ for behold, the kingdom of God is in the midst of you.” And he said to the […]

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Underpaid and Overworked (Luke 17:1-10)

Luke 17:1-10; James 5:14-20; Ephesians 5:16; Hebrews 4:11 I. Offenses Will Come II. Pay Attention to Yourselves III. Work it Out IV. Rest in Heaven For a man cannot profit God. Happy is he who judges himself an unprofitable servant: miserable is he whom God pronounces such. But though we are unprofitable to him, our […]

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Now Or Later (Luke 16:1-31)

Luke 16; Mark 8:36; Luke 12:13-21 And the lord commended the unjust steward – Namely, in this respect, because he had used timely precaution: so that though the dishonesty of such a servant be detestable, yet his foresight, care, and contrivance, about the interests of this life, deserve our imitation, with regard to the more […]

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Hebrews 11:13-16; Philippians 3:17-21 I. There are Two Kingdoms II. Christ Brought Us His Kingdom III. God’s Kingdom is Not of This World IV. Anxiety comes from Earthly Drive V. Peace Comes from Kingdom Drive 1. Life is More 2. God Feeds Ugly, Lazy Birds 3. God Clothes Lazy Lilies and Useless Grass 4. God’s […]

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