Study of God

100:26 minutes (11.49 MB)

I. Philosophical Arguments for the Existence of God.
      A. The Argument from Motion.
            1. Anything that is moved is moved by some other thing.
            2. To move is nothing else but drawing something from potentiality to     actuality.
            3. Nothing can be brought from potentiality into actuality except by     something that is itself in actuality.

The End of the Commandment (1Ti.1:5-11)

83:14 minutes (9.53 MB)

THE END OF THE COMMANDMENT
(1 Timothy 1:5-11)
A.  In these verses, Paul advises of the relevance of the Law of God to the Christian.
      1. Paul had been given a commandment to preach God's word. 
            1TI 1:1 c/w TIT 1:3.
      2. The end or sum of the word of God is here considered. 
B.  When all is said and done, the preaching and receiving of God's word should come  to a particular conclusion. "Now the end of the commandment is:"

Nehemiah: Lessons In Building (Part 2)

79:19 minutes (9.08 MB)

Stedfast & Stablished (Part 2)

84:04 minutes (9.62 MB)

Stedfast & Stablished (Part 1)

79:33 minutes (9.1 MB)

STEDFAST AND STABLISHED (COL 2:5-7) I. Consider the definitions of these and related terms. A. Stedfast: "Fixed or secure in position. Of a person, esp. a soldier in battle: Maintaining his ground. Of persons: Unshaken, immovable in faith, resolution, friendship, etc. Also said of belief, purpose, or affection." See RUT 1:18; 1CO 7:37. B. Stablish: "To place or set (a material thing) firmly in position; to station (a person) in a place. To set (a person, etc.) permanently in an office, dignity, or condition." See PSA 93:1. C. Establish: "To render stable or firm.

Nehemiah: Lessons in Building (Part 1)

65:23 minutes (7.48 MB)

This is part one of a series of messages from the book of Nehemiah.

Bearing Fruit (John 15:1-8, Part 3)

73:03 minutes (8.36 MB)

BEARING FRUIT (JOHN 15:1-8) I. These verses emphasize the need for saints to be characterized by the bearing of (spiritual) fruit. A. The ordinance FOR the first Adam (and his seed) was one of natural fruitfulness to subdue the earth. GEN 1:28; GEN 9:1; GEN 9:7. B. The ordinance FROM the Last Adam (to His seed) is one of spiritual fruitfulness to subdue the flesh. ROM 6:22. C. The fruit of the Spirit are such things as mentioned in GAL 5:22-24. D. NOTE: Root precedes fruit! MAT 7:17-19. II. JOH 15:1. Christ identifies Himself as the true vine. A. It is Him to Whom men must be attached to have life, not natural Israel.

Bearing Fruit (John 15:1-8, Part 2)

88:18 minutes (10.11 MB)

BEARING FRUIT (JOHN 15:1-8)

I. These verses emphasize the need for saints to be characterized by the bearing of (spiritual) fruit.
A. The ordinance FOR the first Adam (and his seed) was one of natural fruitfulness to subdue the earth. GEN 1:28; GEN 9:1; GEN 9:7.
B. The ordinance FROM the Last Adam (to His seed) is one of spiritual fruitfulness to subdue the flesh. ROM 6:22.
C. The fruit of the Spirit are such things as mentioned in GAL 5:22-24.
D. NOTE: Root precedes fruit! MAT 7:17-19.

II. JOH 15:1. Christ identifies Himself as the true vine.
A. It is Him to Whom men must be attached to have life, not natural Israel. JOH 5:26 c/w JOH 14:6; GAL 3:28-29.

Bearing Fruit (John 15:1-8)

74:45 minutes (8.56 MB)

I. These verses emphasize the need for saints to be characterized by the bearing of (spiritual) fruit.

A. The ordinance FOR the first Adam (and his seed) was one of natural fruitfulness to subdue the earth. GEN 1:28; GEN 9:1; GEN 9:7.

B. The ordinance FROM the Last Adam (to His seed) is one of spiritual fruitfulness to subdue the flesh. ROM 6:22.

C. The fruit of the Spirit are such things as mentioned in GAL 5:22-24.

D. NOTE: Root precedes fruit! MAT 7:17-19.

II. JOH 15:1. Christ identifies Himself as the true vine.

A. It is Him to Whom men must be attached to have life, not natural Israel. JOH 5:26 c/w JOH 14:6; GAL 3:28-29.

Living the Good Life

78:02 minutes (8.93 MB)

LIVING THE GOOD LIFE (1 PETER 3:10-13)
I.  Good days do not mean an absence of tribulation. JOH 16:33; ROM 8:18-23.
II.  Good days result from good behavior. 1PE 3:10-13.
III. Ungodliness clearly can have direct negative physical consequences.
 PRO 23:29-30; ROM 1:27.
IV.  Sin can also generate emotional problems which produce their own health issues. 
      PSA 32:3-5; PSA 38:1-10.
 A.  A broken spirit is a weakening agency. PRO 15:13; PRO 17:22; PRO 18:14.