I hear some of our young preachers preach a sermon without giving the plan of salvation, shouldn’t this be preached with every sermon wouldn’t it be incomplete without it is this pleasing to God?
Archive for June 2012
Verse 15 is contrary to normal logic, but Paul’s method helps to bring out a point that will be seen as we proceed. The wood, hay, and stubble are all burned; that is, they are destroyed, yet the individual is saved.
Very early in the morning, before it was light, a few of the disciples sighted something a short distance from their boat. Through the fury of the wind and spray of the waves they thought they saw a figure approaching them on the restless waters. The figure was passing a few feet from their boat.
We can get stuck over an opportunity lost, or in some failure. Or we can feel the feeling of regret and sorrow, accept what is, claim forgiveness and cleansing and go forward.
It is quite manifest that Protestants, listlessly resting in fancied security, have long since ceased to protest; and the masses of them are almost totally unaware of the present perilous position, or the dangers ahead.
Ever since the representative of our race was tried in Eden, and transgressed God’s commandment, the curse of that broken law has rested upon him and upon all whom he in trial represented –all the Adamic race.
The cup is not just any cup of experience. It is “the cup which the Father has given me.” The experience has gone through the loving and wise permission and overruling of our Heavenly Father. A cup has been given to each of us. These experiences are specially overruled so that the will of God can be fulfilled in our life to His glory.
We all have our opinions and we all think they are right, like the Country Western song with the words, “That’s my story and I’m sticking to it!” We want to stand for truth. Yet at times we may be standing for our opinion. At times we may be more focused on proving our view to be right rather than to investigate the scriptures to see what is true.
Study on Laodicea part 1 In in-depth look at the conditions of the Church of Laodicea in the book of Revelation and how it relates to Christians today. Br. Russell Shallieu leads the study at our Prophetic Study Weekend. Message to Laodicea Pt 1