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Updated June 30, 2019

“The Bible Is The Word of God”(Internal Evidence) What is the most REASONABLEexplanation for the Bible?— 2 Peter 1:20,21 AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF06/30/2019

“Remember The CREATOR In The Days of Your Youth”(Eccle. 11:9-12:8) -AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF06/30/2019

Other Recent Lessons

“Why Did God Give Us The Bible?”(2 Timothy 3:16,17) AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF06/23/2019

“The Just Shall Live By Faith”(Habakkuk)An overview of the book of Habakkuk / what it means to“live by faith”-AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF06/23/2019

“Sitting At The Feet of Jesus” - Learning To LOVE & BE MERCIFUL(Luke 6:27-38; 10:25-37)We serve a loving, merciful, & benevolent God – if we are truly His children, we will be loving, merciful & benevolent peopleAUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF06/16/2019

“The Value of Diligent Persistence”(Ecclesiastes 11:1-8)ARE WE INVESTING our resources, time, efforts, & abilities IN THINGS which will LAST ETERNALLY or in things that will PERISH?- AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF06/16/2019

“Sitting At The Feet of Jesus” - Learning To Seek The Lost(Luke 5:27–32) Jesus teaches us to value the lost! Do we?AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF06/09/2019

“The Superiority of Wisdom”(Ecclesiastes 9:13-10:20) Wisdom is superior to strength, position, and just about everything else! - AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF06/09/2019

“Sitting At The Feet of Jesus” - Learning To TRUST Jesus’ Authority(Luke 4:31–5:25) If we want to be in heaven, obeying Jesus is NOT optional! If we truly trust in His authority, obeying Him will not be an issue.AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF06/02/2019

“Sitting At The Feet of Jesus” - Dealing With REJECTION(Luke 4:16–30; Matthew 10:16–42)Rejection is very painful & Jesus knew what it felt like. We will all face rejection - so let us sit at Jesus’ feet and learn how to face rejectionAUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF05/26/2019

Need For Reverence(Col 1:12-20)Demonstrating reverence for Christ - Brent SharpAUDIO05/26/2019

“Sitting At The Feet of Jesus” - USING THE SCRIPTURES(Luke 2:41-50; 4:1-13)How should we think about the scriptures and how should we use them?As Christ followers, let us sit at Jesus’ feet and learn what He has to sayAUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF05/19/2019

“Our Common End”(Eccle. 9:1-12)Knowing that life on this earth will end, we should be motivated to to prepare wisely seek the things of God!AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF05/19/2019

“Sitting At The Feet of Jesus”(Luke 10:38–42; John 11:1-12:8) Do we have our priorities where they should be? Could it be we engage in things before we have adequately listened to Jesus? Could it be we are so busy “serving” that we do not TAKE the time & effort needed for genuine spiritual growth?AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF05/12/2019

“The Wisdom of A Submissive Heart”(Eccle. 8:1-17)AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF05/12/2019

“Jesus Is Coming Again — Ready or Not!”(Acts 1:1-11; 1 Thes. 4:13-17; 2 Thess. 1:7-9; 2 Peter 3:9-15) Are you READY?AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF05/05/2019

“The Faith of Moses” —(Hebrews 11:23-29)“How Faith Overcomes The World”AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF04/28/2019

“The Two Evils of Judah”(Jeremiah 2:9-13) - by Rodger PayneAUDIO/04/28/2019

“Strange Fire”—Modern Day Applications(Leviticus 10:1-3; Hebrews 12:25-29) What are some things people today might do as worship and service to God that could also be classified as“Strange Fire”?AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF04/21/2019

“This World Is Unfair, Confusing, & Dangerous" (Ecclesiastes 7:15-29) This lessons examines some of Solomon’s most perplexing statements in the book - Why do the righteous suffer sometimes but the wicked do not? Why does he say we should ovoid being“overly righteous?,” etc.AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF04/21/2019

“Strange Fire”(Leviticus 10:1-11) Nadab & Abihu - what might they tell us today about worshipping God?AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF04/14/2019

“Better Things Than Vain Things —(Ecclesiastes 7:1-14) — Solomon gives a list of activities that make life better “The Better Life” is not usually produced by the pleasant and enjoyable AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF04/14/2019

“Bitterness”The Deadly Root that Devours & Destroys(Hebrews 12:14-17; Acts 8:23; Ephesians 4:31; Colossians 3:19) What is bitterness? Why do people become bitter? How can we recognize bitterness? How can we overcome bitterness?AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF04/07/2019

“Unity of The Spirit - NOT - Unity In Diversity”(John 17:17-23; Ephesians 4:1-16) Explaining thedifference/ What unity of the Spirit looks like / When it comes to matters of faith and practice, the concept of "unity in diversity" undermines fundamental principles of truthAUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF03/31/2019

“Everything Really Is Vanity“—(Ecclesiastes 5:8-6:9)— Providing the proper perspective on oppression & injustice / The value of gratitude & contentment —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF—03/31/2019

“Wholesome Teaching For Godly Living”—(Titus 2:1-10) — Sound doctrine is more than THEOLOGICAL - it is PRACTICAL, (Titus 1:1,16), Sound doctrine is ESSENTIAL to living godly, harmonious & influential lives! —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF—03/25/2019

“How Much Are You Worth?”—(Psalm 8)—How would we go about MEASURING our worth? —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 03/17/2019

“Freedom In Christ”—(John 8:21-36) What does it REALLY MEAN for one to be FREE in Christ? —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 03/10/2019

“Living For Heaven / Keeping Our Focus”—(Colossians 3:1-4; Matthew 6:19-34; 7:13,14, 21-27; 25:1-46; Philippians 3:7-4:1; Hebrews 12:1-3)The whole point of this series has been to help us be equipped that we may obtain heaven —The journey is NOT EASY — but we can make it & WE WILL - IF we accept God's instructions, receive the training He gives, and follow the path blazed by Jesus —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 02/24/2019

“God Hears The Prayers of The Righteous"-(Psalm 34:12-16; 1 Peter 3:10-12 — by Rufus Thrower —AUDIO— 02/24/2019

“Growing By Serving In The Body”—(Romans 12:3-8; 1 Corinthians 12:20-27; Ephesians 4:11-16) We GROW by doing - not mere observance, or hearing. If you want to grow spiritually, as the Lord wants you to grow, it is important that you work and serve within a local body of believers —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF—02/17/2019

“Bearing Fruit That Honors God”—(Romans 6:20-23; John 15:1-12; Galatians 5:22-23) —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF—02/10/2019

“Giving All Diligence To Grow”—(2 Timothy 2:15; Hebrews 6:11; 2 Peter 1:3-12; 3:14) — What will happen to us as Christian IF we fail to grow spiritually? What is required of us IF we are to grow spiritually?—AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF—02/03/2019

“Standing Against Evil Forces”—(Matthew 4:1-11; 26:36-46; Ephesians 6:10-18) — Standing against the assaults of Satan and his evil forces is NOT easy, and in fact, it is impossible without the provisions the Lord provides for us. But know this - WE CAN!!! —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF—01/27/2019

“Increasing In The Knowledge of God”—(Colossians 1:9-12; 2 Peter 3:14-18) — Why this is necessary? / How to accomplish it? / What if we do not? / What if we do? —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF—01/20/2019

“What We Have In Christ”—(Ephesians 1:3-14; Colossians 1:19–23) — What does it mean to be“IN CHRIST?” What do Christians HAVE in Christ? How do we get INTO Christ? We must ABIDE IN CHRIST. —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF—01/13/2019

“What Becoming A Christian Is All about”—(Luke 9:23–26, 57-62— Lesson one in a series on spiritual growth“Walking In His Steps”—AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF—01/06/2019

“How To Become A Wise Investor”—(Eccle 11:1-12:14) —Have our expenditures in time, resources and effort resulted in 1)Our personal spiritual growth? 2) The growth of the kingdom?—AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF—12/30/2018

“Please Inquire For The Word of The Lord Today.””—(1 Kings 22; 2 Chronicles 18:19:3) —How can we FIND the TRUTH among all the lies? ... —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF—12/23/2018

“What It Means To Be A Disciple"—Karl VanDevender —AUDIO/PDF— 12/23/2018

“If I Could Change The Gospel”—(Galatians 1:6-9; 1 Timothy 1:3,4) —First - I know I can’t, but If I could, some things I might change would be things that many already believe, but are NOT TRUE ... —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF—12/16/2018

“Foundational Principles of Real Discipleship”—(Luke 6:20-49) —The Disciples’ VALUES—The Disciples’ TREATMENT of Others—The Disciples’ DEVOTION To His Teacher—The Disciple FOLLOWS His Teacher —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF—12/9/2018

“The Inward Man or The Outer Man”(2 Corinthians 4:16) —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 12/02/2018

“A Little Leaven”(Galatians 5:9; Matthew 13:33-35) — Typically refers to the pervasive influence of false doctrine & sin but also refers to the influence of the kingdom of heaven in the world. What kind of leaven are we? —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 11/25/2018

“What Do We See In God’s Mirror?”(James 1:22-27) — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 11/18/2018

“Josiah - What Walking In The Ways of God Looks Like"—(2 Chronicles 34:1-35:19; 2 Kings 21:24-23:30) — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 11/11/2018

“Things That Speak To The Resurrection of Christ"—There are some monuments revealed in the NT that center around and point clearly to the resurrection of Jesus Christ - What is the significance of these things and most importantly, How does my life“speak” to the resurrcetion of Christ? - (Matthew 28:1-8) — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 11/04/2018

“But God Knows My Heart"—Often said when the disparity between what the Scriptures teach and what a person actually believes or does becomes apparent …The Fact that “God Knows your Heart” IS NOT an EXCUSE for NOT OBEYING HIM!!- (1 Chron. 28:9.10) — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 10/28/2018

“Don’t GAMBLE With Your Soul"—What does the Bible say about gambling? Is gambling a sin? Can we know if gambling is right or wrong? - (1 Timothy 6:6-10) — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 10/21/2018

“Traditions, Are They Good or Bad?"Why are some so CRITICAL of traditions? Are there TRADITIONS we MUST keep? Are there traditions we MUST reject? Can some traditions be either good or bad? - (2 Thessalonians 2:15; Matthew 15:2-9) — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 10/14/2018

“The Life God Blesses"Are you living the kind of life GOD BLESSES? What does a BLESSED life look like? - (Psalm 1:1-6; Matthew 5:1-11; 1 Peter 3:8-17) — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 10/7/2018

“I Am Resolved"To be successful in ANY field - to meet and accomplish ANY great goal & task - REQUIRES -DECISION - PURPOSE - DETERMINATION - CONTINUED EFFORT -PERSEVERANCE - (Joshua 24:15; Psalm 37:5–6; 101:1-5; Acts 11:23) — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 09/30/2018

“How To Discover Our Actual Standing With God” (1 John 5:13; 2 Corinthians 13:5; 2 Timothy 2:15) — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 09/23/2018

“Resisting Satan, Our Enemy” (1 Pet 5:7-11) By Rodger Payne — AUDIO— 09/23/2018

“Give Me That SHOW Time Religion" — (Jeremiah 6:16;Deuteronomy 12:29–32;2 Timothy 4:1–5) There Is A MAJOR Problem With “Contemporary Worship”& Why So MANY CANNOT SEE IT — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 09/02/2018

“What Happens When We Die?" — (Eccle. 12:6-14; Luke 16:19-31) —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 08/26/2018

“The‘ EXAMPLE’of Personal Evangelism" — (John 4) — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 08/12/2018

“The 'Why’of Personal Evangelism" — (Luke 15; 1Thes. 1:5-10) —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 07/29/2018

“Why I Love The CHURCH of CHRIST" — (Ephesians 5:22-32; Matthew 16:18; Acts 2:47) — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 05/13/2018

“Always Verify The Source" — (Matthew 21:23-27; Mark 11:27–33; Luke 20:1–8) — Many things are taught“in the name of Christ”which we can be certain are not actually from Christ. How can we tell? Are we like the Berean’s? Are we confident the things we believe, teach and practice are from Christ? — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 04/15/2018

“Questions About Your Baptism" — (Selected Passages) — WHEN were you baptized? HOW were you baptized? WHY were you baptized?Were You Responding to the Gospel of Christ or a Doctrine of Men?— AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 04/08/2018

“The New & Better Covenant” — (Hebrews 8:1-13) —The failure to understand the difference, & make the distinction between the Old Covenant & New Covenant is the cause of much confusion & errors in todays religious world!— No Audio/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 03/25/2018

“The Subjects, Purpose & Duration of The Old Covenant —(Hebrews 7:11-13) Is there ANY aspect of the“Old Covenant / Law” in force today?—AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 03/25/2018

“Wheat or Weeds” —“Parable of the Wheat and Tares —(Matthew 13:24-30,36-43) —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 03/11/2018

“The Kingdom of God” —“And The Church of Christ” — (Daniel 2:44,45; Mark 9:1; Acts 2:1-47; Col. 1:13; Rev. 1:9)—AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 03/04/2018

“Some More Fools In The Bible” —(Proverbs 1:7) —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 02/25/2018

“Some Fools In The Bible” —(Proverbs 1:7) —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 02/18/2018

“Why Is Salvation So Hard?” —(Luke 13:22-30; 1 Peter 4:12-19; Exodus 5,6,12; 14; 19; 24; 32; 33- Numbers 14) —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 02/04/2018

“Walking In Wisdom” —How To Make Wise Decisions—(Ephesians 5:15-21 — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 01/21/2018

“Making A Difference In A Dying & Lost World” —[Pass The Salt & Turn On TheLight] (Matthew 5:13-16) — We live in a WICKED & DARK world.The PEOPLE of GOD are to be a positive INFLUENCE & guiding EXAMPLE. In order to be EFFECTIVE, we MUST be genuinely HOLY in character, word, & deeds.-AUDIOPART 1/AUDIO PART 2/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 12/31/2017

“Serving God With Reverence & Godly Fear” —(Hebrews 12:18-29) —Obedience honors God / Disobedience dishonors God. —We CAN ONLY obey God by doing what He has said / We CANNOT obey God while doing different from what He has said. --God has revealed what He wants - We honor God by doing what He has revealed / We dishonor God when, instead, we do what we want. -AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 12/24/2017

“All This, But NOT Saved” —(Romans 10:1-3) -We are NOT saved just because we are religious, or because we have performed some God given command in the past. What we“believe" about our salvation isirrelevant - what matters is - are we saved according to the truth revealed in God’s word? -AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 12/17/2017

“Spiritual Anarchy” —(Judges 17-21) - Micah’s idolatry / The Danites idolatry / The evil perverted men of Gibeah / Benjamin’s refusal to deal with evil. - The days when everyone did what was right in their own eyes. Sound familiar? -AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 12/10/2017

“What The Cross of Christ Represents” —(Selected Scriptures) -AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 11/26/2017

“What Is Sin & What Is NOT Sin?” —(1 John 3:4–9) -Is SIN unavoidable?Is SIN vague & unknowable?—Is our understanding of SIN causing: 1)A lack of concern regarding our sins? 2) Undue fear? 3)Or confidence?AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 11/19/2017

“Why Do People Sin?” —(James 1:13-16) - Having defined sin, we now turn to the question of why? Many answer the question why incorrectly, giving unscriptural reasons for sin. We will discuss some of these, but we will turn to the Bible for the scriptural and true answer. — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 11/19/2017

“The Question of Self Defense” —(Selected Scriptures) -Are Christians Scripturally Authorized to Defend Themselves Using Lethal Force?— AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 11/12/2017

“Rightly Dividing The Word of Truth”—(2 Timothy 2:15) - God’s word is THE TRUTH— God’s word can be understood. What are some neccessary qualities and methods needed to understand God’s truth? — AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 10/15/2017

“Holding Out Hope AGAINST God’s Word”—(Hebrews 6:13-20)— It is foolish to base our hope on something God HAS NOT said, and even more foolish to hope God will do something different from what He has said! Why then will so many do so?– AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 9/3/2017

“I Will Build My Church”—(Matthew 16:13-20)—The Foundation of It -“Upon This Rock” /The Construction of It -“I Will Build” / The Ownership, Intimacy & Singularity of It -“My Church” / The Inevitability & Invincibility of It -“The Gates of Hades Shall Not Prevail Against It” - /Its Means of Access & Standard of Authority - “The Keys of The Kingdom” – AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 8/27/2017

“Dealing With Anger”—(Romans 12:9-21)— AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 8/20/2017

“Does God STILL Hate Divorce?”—(Malachi 2:13-16)—Marriage is currently under assault & Lightly esteemed!The FAMILY, as God designed it, is in serious trouble in TODAY’s world! Does culturalacceptance or practice change God’s mind or will on the matter? Why does God hate divorce? -- AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 8/13/2017

“The Half Was Not Told Me”—(1 Kings 10:7)— 1) Solomon as a type of Christ, 2) Some things are beyond our ability to currently understand, 3) The desire to know more, 4) the problem and danger of half truths – AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 8/6/2017

“The Church In An Age of Crisis”—It is NOT easy holding firm to the truth and remaining faithful to Christ in today's moral or religious climate. Paul's second epistle to Timothy provides us with the principles and encouragement needed to withstand the onslaught of an ungodly world. – AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 7/30/2017

“The Most Dangerous Sin”—What is the "Sin unto death" in 1 John 5:16?What is blasphemy of the Holy Spirit in Matthew 12:31,32?Can one go so far away from God that He will not take them back?If so, where is that line?—AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 7/2/2017

“The Power of God’s Grace”—(Romans 7:1-8:17)— The Gospel of Christ Delivers From The Curse of The Law & The Guilt of Sin. —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 6/25/2017

“Dealing With Sin”—(1 Samuel 15; Romans 6:1-23; Colossians 3:5-9)— Some wrongways to deal with sin & the ONLY way to deal with sin. —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 6/18/2017

“Uncertain Sounds”—(1Corinthians 14:6-12) - Paul emphasizes the needfor accuracy, uniformity, harmony, distinction & clarity in teaching. These things are the product of the truth. In contrast, what is produced when the teachings of men corrupt the message we preach?—AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 5/28/2017

“They Watched Him Closely”—(That They Might Accuse Him -Mark 3:2)— The destructive & wicked effects of A hyper-critical spirit & how to overcome & defeat it —AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 5/21/2017

“For Love’s Sake”—(Lessons From The Book of Philemon)—Paul wrote this letter to Philemon to encourage him to receive back Onesimus, one of his slaves, who had run away to Rome, where he was converted to Christ by Paul.The major lessons we learn from this short letter are the need for, forgiveness, reconciliation & redemption.—AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 5/7/2017

“Troublers of Israel”—Many troubled Israel from the outside (Egypt, Assyria, Syria, Philistines, Hittites, Edomites, Moabites, Amelekites, Midianites, etc.)BUT - No external enemy could harm Israel ‘IF’ they were faithful to God!Their greatest troublers were from ‘WITHIN’ — The church also has those who trouble it. Are we troublers or helpers of spiritual Israel? -- AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 4/23/2017

“The Law of Exclusion”— Walking By Faith -What is OUR attitude towards the need to establish authority for all that we do? Is the NT the ONLY source for our faith, teaching & practice? If we add to or take away from the teaching of the NT, are we walking by faith? If we do only those things we know are authorized in the NT, how confident can we be that we are doing what is right?—AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 4/9/2017

“The Nature of Saving FAITH”

Part 1AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- 2/19/2017

Part 2AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- 2/26/2017

Part 3AUDIO/ PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF— 3/5/2017

“God’s Expectations of Me As A Member of This Local Church?”-(Acts 2:42-47) —AUDIO/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- 1/8/2017

“Living A Spirit Filled Life" -[Romans8:12-17; Ephesians 5:15-21]— Clearly the Bible teaches that the Holy Spiirit indwells, influences and leads the child of God. The question is how does the Bible, (the Holy Spirit’s revelation) tell us He does it. —AUDIO PART 1/AUDIO PART 2/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- 12/25/2016

“The Relevancy of The Old Paths" -(Jeremiah 6:10-20) -ONLY IF we obey the Lord and stay within the revealed pattern will we find rest for our souls! MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- 09/4/2016

“Fruit of The Distracted Saint" -(2 Corinthians 5:1-11) -Could it be we are so busy “here and there” that we do not TAKE the time & effort needed for genuine spiritual growth? —MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- 08/28/2016

“The Unchangeable Word of God" - (Selected scriptures) There have been many enemies & sceptics of the Bible - but what are some ways men who CLAIM to believe the Bible have tried to change it? —MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- 05/29/2016

“The Demands of Grace”- (Titus 2:1-15) - There are few, if any, Bible doctrines abused and perverted more than the doctrine of grace. Join us as we examine what the Bible actually teaches about the“grace of God.” Any teaching about grace that diminishes the authority of Christ and the essentiality of our obedience to Him is a perversion of the truth. Grace does NOT give the Christian a license to sin or live any way he wishes. Grace has demands. Grace demands faith in Jesus, repentance toward Jesus and obedience to Jesus. -MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- 04/24/2016

“The Baptism That Saves -[Mark 16:16; 1 Peter 3:21] - What does the term baptism mean? To what does it refer in the various passages where it is found in the New Testament? What is the baptism of the great commission? What is the one baptism to which Paul refers in Ephesians 4:5? How does baptism“ ave us?” These are some of the questions we will seek to give Bible answers to in this lesson. - MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- 01/17/2016

“The Lord’s church in an 'Experience Driven Culture'”-[John 6:60-69] -As churches decline in membership, they begin to compromise to sustain numbers - Many churches have adopted the "market driven" approach – i.e., Find out what people want and give it to them - WHAT EVER THAT IS!—Many churches of Christ are doing the same things!Can the church fight apathy and materialism by feeding people's carnal appetites?Has the word of God lost it’s power & effectiveness? What should the churches response be to the populace and its increasing hunger for an “experience” & disinterest in the truth? -MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- 5/17/2015

Can We Trust The Text of The New Testament?”- [The Reliability of The New Testament Text] -Has The NT Text Been Corrupted?Can we know that the NT we have is the same as it was when written?Historically there have been MANY enemies of the scriptures. The onslaught has escalated in our day. With the aid of technology,skeptics have saturated academia & the internet with false & skewed information. With the growing militance of the modern skeptic, and the rise of atheism & agnosticism, this kind of study is crucial - especially for younger people who have yet to develop a strong faith in God & His word.-MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- 8/31/2014

“Identifying A Scriptural Local Church"- (Selected Scriptures)- Far too many fail to make this their primary criteria when looking for a congregation to worship & work with. A scriptural local church can be identified because it follows the New Testament pattern. In order to identify a scriptural church, we MUSTsearch the scriptures that we may know what the NT church looks like. - What was it called? What did it teach? How was it organized? How did it worship? What did it practice?-MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- 4/13/2014

“Divine Providence In The Life of Todays Christian"- (Selected Scriptures)-Problems are a part of life and how one handles these problems is related to his view of God. Believing in divine providence helps one to cope with the vicissitudes of life.The word itself never appears in Holy Scripture in reference to God, (Acts 24:1), but the concept is found Throughout the Bible. This lesson examines what the Bible teaches about this important subject. -MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- 3/9/2014

“Worshipping God In Spirit & In Truth”- (John 4:19-26)- What does Jesus mean when he says,“those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth?”Most suggest that it means,“with the right attitude and proper form.” Whie this is true - I want to suggest that there is more involved in the meaning than this.-MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- 1/26/2014

"Why Does God Allow Christians To Suffer?"-The unbelieving critic often asks this question as an argument against God: “Why would a God who is all-good & loving, all-knowing, and all-powerful allow bad things to happen to good people?” However, the question may also be asked in sincerity: “How could God let this happen to me and to mine, why would God not stop this pain and help me?” This lesson examines the question and gives scriptural answers -MP3/KEYNOTE/PPT/PDF-(8/18/2013)

"Church Discipline - Dealing With The Disorderly" - (That Their Souls Might Be Saved) -Withdrawing fellowship from those who walk disorderly is a command of the Lord, but what does that mean? How should the faithful view and treat those who have been withdrawn from? These are not easy questions, but they are important questions – and the Bible gives us the answers.(Text examined: Matthew 18:15-17; 1 Corinthians 5:1-13; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-15; Galatians 6:1,2).-MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF/VIDEO- 3/17/2013

"What Must I Do To Be Saved?"- When you ask the majority of religious leaders this question you will get several different answers and most of the time the wrong answer. This is the MOST important question anyone could ever ask? So isn't it REALLY important to get the right answer? The right answer can ONLY be found in the Bible - so what answer does the Bible give? -MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF/VIDEO- 2/17/2013


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