Those Were The Days – Rookie Of The Year

Acts 16:1-5 – Rookie Of The Year TOPIC Paul brings Timothy onto his team but first this remarkable young man is told he must be circumcised. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 16:1-5          1 Corinthians 9:20     Philippians 2:20     1 Timothy 1:9, 18     2 Timothy 1:2, 6  3:15 FROM THE MESSAGE “When you’re driving in […]

Those Were The Days – It’s Between The Brothers

Acts 15:22-35 – It’s Between The Brothers TOPIC The Jerusalem church sends a posse to help the hurting family of Christians in Gentile Syria, resolving once and for all that salvation is by grace, through faith. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 15:22-35     Psalm 68:11     1 Corinthians 2:1-4     2 Timothy 3:16-17     Hebrews 3:7-8 FROM THE […]

Those Were The Days – Law Don’t Go ‘Round Here

Acts 15:1-21 – Law Don’t Go ‘Round Here TOPIC The church has its first council in Jerusalem to decide the issue over whether Gentiles must obey the Mosaic law in order to truly be Christians or even be saved. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 15:1-21     Galatians 2     2 Timothy 3:5 FROM THE MESSAGE “Take note: These were […]

Those Were The Days – Across The Great Divide

Acts 11:1-18 – Across The Great Divide TOPIC Peter returns to Jerusalem to face an impromptu court martial for crossing the great divide between Jews and Gentiles, giving us a lesson on handling division in the church. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 11:1-18     Mark 13:1-11     1 Corinthians 11:19.    Ephesians 2:11-3:3 FROM THE MESSAGE “God’s plan to put […]

Those Were The Days – The Pigs Are All Right

Acts 10:9-23 – The Pigs Are All Right TOPIC God works in the life of Peter to bring him out of legalism and into a greater experience of grace while also building a bridge to the Gentile world. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 10:9-23 FROM THE MESSAGE “The Bible says you have liberty in Christ and that […]

Iglesia De Carne – Don’t Stumble Thyself In The Sight Of The Lord

1 Corinthians 8:1-13 – Don’t Stumble Thyself In The Sight Of The Lord Believers who continued to attend meals in the pagan temples were encouraging others to join them, thereby becoming stumbling-blocks to their brothers and sisters. listen to the audio read the transcript “You see, we tend to think of those who exercise greater […]

Straight Outta Egypt – Father Knows Rest

Exodus 23:10-19 – Father Knows Rest The Lord gives Israel a calendar that stipulates a weekly rest day, annual feast days, and regular rest years listen to the audio read the transcript “It was a rest that required them to trust in God. It might be their land, and it might be on account of […]

Straight Outta Egypt – It Slices, It Dices, It Circumcises

Exodus 4:18-31 – It Slices, It Dices, It Circumcises When God sought to kill her son, Zipporah was ready with a flint knife to circumcise him listen to the audio read the transcript “God is not through with Israel. He can’t be, because many of His promises to save and bless them as His firstborn […]

A Hero Will Rise – You May Now Catch The Bride

Judges 21:1-25 – You May Now Catch The Bride After their civil war, the Israelites devise plans for kidnapping brides for the 600 men of the tribe of Benjamin. listen to the audio read the transcript “As believers who are saved by grace through faith, and who continue to walk with Jesus by faith in […]

Supper Of Shame (1 Corinthians 11:20-22)

1 Corinthians 11:20-22 – Supper Of Shame The apostle Paul suggested that the Corinthians exercise portion control when they gathered for the communal meal that preceded the Lord’s Supper. listen to the audio read the notes “Don’t give up any of your freedom unless it is to be able to better minister to folks.”

One Way – Use The GPS

Hebrews 12:18-29 – Use The GPS Be guided by the Lord in your Christian walk, not into legalism but into the New Covenant. listen to the audio   “The Law is not the destination for a New Testament believer to arrive at.”  

First Serve – Seventh Day Adventurers

Mark 2:23-3:6 – Seventh Day Adventurers The Pharisees are furious that Jesus and His disciples push beyond the traditional boundaries of the Sabbath day observance. listen to the audio read the transcript audio en español notas en español

The Grace Of Wrath – Plight Of The Living Dead

Revelation 3.1-6 – Plight Of The Living Dead Jesus describes the majority of the believers in Sardis by saying they have a name that they are alive, but they are really dead. watch the quicktime video listen to the audio audio en español read the pdf transcript notas en español

Abiding In Grace – The Book Of Galatians

Galatians 1:1-5 – Characteristics Of A Messenger Of Grace watch the flash video watch the quicktime video listen to the audio Galatians 1:6-10 – The Message Of Grace watch the flash video watch the quicktime video listen to the audio Galatians 1:11-24 – The Making Of A Messenger Of Grace watch the flash video watch […]