Thoughts on Making Decisions Part 4

65:30 minutes (12.82 MB)

Thoughts on Making Decisions
I. We know we are to walk by faith, not sight. 2CO 5:7.
A. We are to trust God rather than our own understanding. PRO 3:5-6.
B. We read in Scripture of God's providential direction of men's lives and may even have
experienced the same in our own lives.
C. We may be persuaded that because God loves us and has a wonderful plan for our lives, we
are relieved of the responsibility of personal decisions, and, after all, God makes all things
work together for our good.

Mutually Profitable Ignorance?

(Hosea 4:6) My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.
(Hosea 4:7) As they were increased, so they sinned against me: therefore will I change their glory into shame.
(Hosea 4:8) They eat up the sin of my people, and they set their heart on their iniquity.
(Hosea 4:9) And there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them their doings.

Thoughts on Making Decisions Part 3

71:00 minutes (13.82 MB)

Thoughts on Making Decisions
I. We know we are to walk by faith, not sight. 2CO 5:7.
A. We are to trust God rather than our own understanding. PRO 3:5-6.
B. We read in Scripture of God's providential direction of men's lives and may even have
experienced the same in our own lives.
C. We may be persuaded that because God loves us and has a wonderful plan for our lives, we
are relieved of the responsibility of personal decisions, and, after all, God makes all things
work together for our good.

Abortion Part 2

58:09 minutes (27.88 MB)

Abortion
I. abortion: The act of giving untimely birth to offspring, premature delivery, miscarriage; the procuring of premature delivery so as to destroy offspring. (In Med. abortion is limited to a delivery so premature that the offspring cannot live, i.e. in the case of the human fœtus before the sixth month.)
A. miscarriage: Untimely delivery (of a woman)... c/w JOB 3:16; ECC 6:3.
B. procure: To bring about by care or pains; also (more vaguely) to bring about, cause, effect,
produce.
C. A distinction must be made between premature delivery and procured abortion. For

Jesus the Provider

(John 19:26) When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son!
(John 19:27) Then saith he to the disciple, Behold thy mother! And from that hour that disciple took her unto his own home.

Thoughts on Making Decisions Part 2

80:03 minutes (15.66 MB)

The Widespread Gospel

(Mark 16:15) And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.

Thoughts on Making Decisions Part 1

68:45 minutes (13.43 MB)

Thoughts on Making Decisions
I. We know we are to walk by faith, not sight. 2CO 5:7.
A. We are to trust God rather than our own understanding. PRO 3:5-6.
B. We read in Scripture of God's providential direction of men's lives and may even have
experienced the same in our own lives.
C. We may be persuaded that because God loves us and has a wonderful plan for our lives, we
are relieved of the responsibility of personal decisions, and, after all, God makes all things
work together for our good.

Anointing

(Psalms 23:5) Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.

(All word definitions from Oxford English Dictionary)

In what may be the best known psalm, David here considers the anointing of his head with oil one of his blessings. It was a sign of fullness and favor and assumed to be a proper way of receiving a good guest (LUK 7:46).

Paul's Epistle to the Galatians Part 3

83:21 minutes (38.79 MB)

Paul's Epistle to the Galatians
1. Historically, the Galatians as a people had come into the central highlands of what is now Turkey
around the Third Century B.C. as part of an ongoing great Celtic migration out of central Europe.
This migration extended also across western Europe and into what is now known as the British
Isles and their language is still spoken in portions thereof. Historical records show an overlap of
the terms Celtic and Gallic. Their region was once called Gallo Graecia and was made a Roman