Text: Proverbs 27 (7) “The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.” BR: Numbers 21 4 And they journeyed from mount Hor by the way of the Red sea, to compass the land of Edom: and the soul of the people was much discouraged because of the way. 5 And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there []

I Peter Chapter 4

The Previous chapters speak much about Christian Suffering, and point us to Jesus as an example of the ultimate sufferer and the perfect Responder. Notice verses 15-19 as a summary of the thought here in this chapter. Sufferers in the flesh have ceased from sins. Define suffer There is a price for not sinning;  You will have to tolerate the hatred of others.  Jesus did it for us, (1) so we must ‘arm ourselves’ with the same mind. This chapter teaches us []

The Last Resort

Hi, This one is short, but I really enjoyed it purely because of the subject, God our refuge.  Hope you like it, MCK TEXT:  John 18 (2) BR:  John 18 (1- INTRO:  See Text: Jesus resorted to a garden with His disciples. A resort is a place that is a popular destination for vacations or recreation. Or a place which is frequented by many people for a particular purpose : a seaside resort | a health resort. The action of resorting to []

With friends like that…

Sorry on this one, formatting was lost and I don’t feel like reworking it.  I already preached it, so…8D Text: Dan. 3…and the fourth is like unto the Son of God! INTRO: Review of recent messages. Our God is STILL able to do anything we believe He can do, and the WORD of God is not bound, and the fires of adversity only burn away our bonds, leaving us free. We talked about how Daniel and the three Hebrew boys got into []

The Advocate

Text: I John 2 : 1 BR: 1 John 2 INTRO: The relationship between God and Men is a legal one.  Terminology used in the scripture supports this truth, saying… Throughout scripture God refers to His word as either truth, His word, or His law! Sin is called transgression, which is lawbreaking. Man is a natural born sinner;  a transgressor of God’s laws. Perhaps you sin all the time without guilt, because it’s quite natural for you!  You say “it’s just the []

A Better Way

TEXT: Heb. 1 (4) BR: Heb. 1 (1-?) INTRO: People do a lot of things and try many different approaches to things, in the quest to make it better, easier or cheaper.  Often their methods are based upon avoidance; of work, time, sacrifice, expense, or being just plain selfish. I. The Hard Way Proverbs 13 (15) “15 Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard.” Parents often think of obstinate children as being lovers of the “hard way.” But everyone []