Romans 4:17-22 (Part 1)

73:20 minutes (14.43 MB)

Romans 4:17-22
1. In this chapter, Paul sets forth the kind of faith which is counted for/imputed to/reckoned for righteousness.
A. This kind of faith excludes the concept of acquiring righteousness by obligating God by a debt for work performed. ROM 4:4.
B. This kind of faith excludes circumcision since it preceded circumcision and circumcision is a work. ROM 4:9-11.
C. This kind of faith excludes the Law of Moses since it preceded the Law of Moses and the Law of Moses is works-oriented. ROM 4:13-14 c/w GAL 3:12, 17-18.

The Red Heifer

69:43 minutes (13.27 MB)

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day in America has a noble history of national pausing to give thanks to the Creator for His benefits. But the reverence and humility once associated with the custom has been considerably displaced by what is now truly important to our culture: pleasure (long weekend, football, feasting, shopping). Pleasure in and of itself is not evil, but when it becomes the summum bonum of a nation, watch out!

Fables and Genealogies

(1 Timothy 1:4) Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do.

There are some issues which a man of God does well to not only not emphasize in his ministry but to not even give them the time of day, such as fables and endless genealogies: “Neither give heed to...”

Fables and Genealogies

76:28 minutes (35.75 MB)

Christ and Caesar

(Psalms 22:28) For the kingdom is the LORD'S: and he is the governor among the nations.

(The following was written in response to a saint's inquiry)

Charitable Giving

50:52 minutes (9.73 MB)

The Problem With Halloween

The festive occasion known as Halloween is now taken for granted. It is a time of curious, rather morbid activities for children and adults alike when some of the darkest themes of a sin-burdened creation are exhumed from history's graveyard for public display and for the profit of carnal merchants who promote the entire affair. Yet how many people (especially Bible-believers) have given honest, serious consideration to the nature of this seasonal celebration?

Giants, Grapes, and Grasshoppers

77:56 minutes (15.08 MB)

This is an extemporaneous message that does not have an outline.

John 3:25-27

78:45 minutes (15.3 MB)