Slave To Saint (Romans 6:1-23)

Romans 6:1-23 – Slave To Saint TOPIC Paul delivers a death notification to us, but one that should make us exceedingly glad. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Romans 6:1-23 FROM THE MESSAGE “Since you are a Christian, now you can say no the impulses of the flesh, because you have a new nature within you.” LISTEN TO THE […]

He Loved Me, He Loves Me Lots – Invite Of The Living Bread (John 6:22-40)

John 6:22-40 – Invite Of The Living Bread TOPIC Jesus invites Israel to believe He is the Living Bread that comes down out of Heaven. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES John 6:22-40     1 Timothy 4:10 FROM THE MESSAGE “The resurrection and rapture of the church won’t occur in secret. It will be terribly obvious when millions of believers […]

Life In Christ (Romans 8:1-25)

Romans 8:1-25 – Life In Christ TOPIC The moment a person believes in Christ, they become born again, alive like never before. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Romans 8:1-25 FROM THE MESSAGE “You’re the temple of the Holy Spirit. Act like it!” LISTEN TO THE AUDIO

Grace For The Cure (Leviticus 1:1-9)

Leviticus 1:1-9 – Grace For The Cure TOPIC In ancient Israel, the Burnt Offering provided a way for sin to be atoned for temporarily, foreshadowing the once-for-all work of the Messiah. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Leviticus 1:1-9     John 7:37     Romans 10:9-10 FROM THE MESSAGE “Once the Levitical system was established this fire on the altar was never […]

New Birth Story (2 Kings 5:1-19)

2 Kings 5:1-19 – New Birth Story TOPIC Naaman the leper finds healing and salvation after visiting Elisha, the prophet of God. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES 2 Kings 5:1-19     1 Kings 8:38     Psalm 38:3     Isaiah 1:5-6     Lamentations 3:22     Titus 3:5     James 5:6 FROM THE MESSAGE “Is Elisha just turning the screws on one of Israel’s enemies? No. […]

The Grace Of Wrath – Blah, Blah, Blasphemer, Have You Any Shame? (Revelation 16:1-21)

Revelation 16:1-21 – Blah, Blah, Blasphemer, Have You Any Shame? TOPIC Despite God’s severe measures to bring them to repentance, those who inhabit Earth blaspheme Him. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Revelation 16:1-21     Joel 2:31     Acts 7:59-60     Romans 3:23-26 FROM THE MESSAGE “Garments represent your salvation in the Bible. In your natural state, God sees you dressed in […]

The Grace Of Wrath – Singin’ In His Reign (Revelation 15:1-8)

Revelation 15:1-8 – Singin’ Of Your Reign, What A Glorious Savior, You’re Coming Again TOPIC The Tribulation martyrs sing the Song of the Lamb in anticipation of the Lord coming to reign over all the nations. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Revelation 15:1-8     John 3:18, 36     Romans 1:18     Hebrews 12:3-4     Revelation 3:10 FROM THE MESSAGE “The veil that […]

A True Hope (Jeremiah 52:31-34)

Jeremiah 52:31-34 – A True Hope TOPIC Jehoiachin receives astonishing mercy and not only freed from prison, but given a throne and a place at the king’s table. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Jeremiah 52:31-34     Psalm 139:17-18     Romans 8:18 FROM THE MESSAGE “Presidential pardons are always interesting news. It’s a rare gift to have the highest office in […]

Don’t Stay Thirsty, My Friends (Isaiah 55:1-7)

Isaiah 55:1-7 – Don’t Stay Thirsty, My Friends TOPIC In the Bible, the need for salvation is pictured as a thirst God wants to quench. He offers His living water at no cost to anyone who will come. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Isaiah 55:1-7     Psalm 16:11     Zechariah 8:23     John 7:37     Hebrews 9:27 FROM THE MESSAGE “You […]

The Grace Of Wrath – You’ve Left That First Love Feelin’ (Revelation 2:1-7)

Revelation 2:1-7 – You’ve Left That First Love Feelin’ TOPIC Jesus tells the church at Ephesus that, despite all their works, they have left their first love for Him. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Revelation 2:1-7     1 Corinthians 13:3     2 Corinthians 11:2     Ephesians 5:22-32     1 John 4:19 FROM THE MESSAGE “I don’t know if you’re ready for this, […]

Psalm Sundays – Call Of The Child (Psalm 141)

Psalm 141 – Call Of The Child TOPIC David makes and emergency call to God for help but his primary concern is not for his own safety, but that he would remain spiritual and in harmony with the Lord. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Psalm 141:1-10     Isaiah 59:22     Galatians 6:1     Hebrews 4:13 FROM THE MESSAGE “It’s not easy […]

Amazing Grace (Romans 5:1-11)

Romans 5:1-11 – Amazing Grace TOPIC In this study, we learn about God’s amazing grace which solves the problem of sin and gives a universal opportunity for people everywhere to be saved. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Romans 5:1-11     Romans 3:10     Romans 3:21-23 FROM THE MESSAGE “If you are a believer God is not mad at you, He […]

Those Were The Days – Four Tickets To Philippi

Acts 16:6-15 – Four Tickets To Philippi TOPIC In this lesson on providence and prevenient grace, God forbids Paul from preaching in the north or south, but presses him west toward Greece and adds a 4th member to the team. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 16:6-15     2 Samuel 7:1-17 FROM THE MESSAGE “God, in His providence, […]

Psalm Sundays – Rebel Yell (Psalm 2)

Psalm 2 – Rebel Yell TOPIC David gives a song for rebels, revealing the treason of their hearts and societies, but then proclaiming that the One true King is coming and they still have a chance to be saved from His wrath. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Psalm 2:1-12     Psalm 33:12     Psalm 144:15     Isaiah 18:4     Isaiah 57:20 FROM […]

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 – Saturday’s Alright For Fighting

Acts 13:44-52 – Saturday’s Alright For Fighting TOPIC Paul and Barnabas are met with opposition from members of the synagogue in Pisidian Antioch in a passage that teaches us about envy, election and how to fight the good fight for the Gospel. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 13:44-52     Psalm 101:6     Proverbs 14:30     Isaiah 49     Revelation 21:6 FROM […]

Psalm Sundays – Hello Darkness, My Old Friend (Psalm 88)

Psalm 88 – Hello Darkness, My Old Friend TOPIC The psalmist portrays his lifelong suffering as a palpable darkness. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Psalm 88:1-18     Psalm 116:15     1 Kings 4:31     1 Chronicles 25     John 1:5 FROM THE MESSAGE “When you are in the dark, don’t succumb to night-blindness. See through your darkness to the God Who […]

Psalm Sundays – You Can Tell Everybody This Is Your Song (Psalm 62)

Psalm 62 – You Can Tell Everybody This Is Your Song TOPIC David dedicates a song to his fellow servant, Jeduthun, which proclaims the limitless power and unfailing mercy of God, who is a refuge for His people. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Psalm 62:1-12     1 Timothy 6:17-18 FROM THE MESSAGE “Who are you? You children of […]

Psalm Sundays – (Hat)Red Alert! Raise Shields! (Psalm 35)

Psalm 35 – (Hat)Red Alert! Raise Shields! TOPIC David believes that the Lord will be a shield and buckler against those who hate him. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Psalm 35:1-28     Daniel 3:17-18     Matthew 10:28     Mark 15:29 FROM THE MESSAGE “David was blameless. Not sinless; blameless. In this case he had done nothing to deserve the treatment he […]

Those Were The Days – Can I Get A Witness?

Acts 2:25-39 – Can I Get A Witness? Peter gives testimony as an eyewitness to Christ’s resurrection and an expert witness concerning Old Testament prophecy. listen to the audio read the transcript “Peter was an powerful witness that morning. He did not hold back his testimony. He spoke personally and pointedly. He served as an […]

Iglesia De Carne – The First Time Ever I Saw Your Grace

1 Corinthians 1:1-9 – The First Time Ever I Saw Your Grace Paul begins his letter to the Corinthians by taking them back to their experience of the grace of God. listen to the audio read the transcript “We will be on display then… We are on display now. Our display isn’t so much a […]

Get Back To Where You Once Belonged – The Stone Temple Prophets

Ezra 6:13-22 – The Stone Temple Prophets The prophets Haggai & Zechariah encourage the Israelites as they work to complete their stone and timber Temple. watch the video listen to the audio read the transcript “Ezra mentioned both God and the Persian kings. It reminds us God superintendents history to ensure the outcome He has […]

Crazy Rich Pharisees (Luke 16:19-31)

Luke 16:19-31 – Crazy Rich Pharisees Think you’ve heard all the Christmas passages in the Gospels? Think again. There’s one very Christmastime story you probably haven’t thought of before. listen to the audio read the transcript “It might surprise you who did think of the Rich Man and Lazarus as an inspiring Christmas tale. None […]

Lions And Fires And Prayers – Cow Boy

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 4:19-37 – Cow Boy Nebuchadnezzar continues sharing his testimony about how he became like a beast, then turned his heart to the God of heaven. listen to the audio read the transcript “In wrath, God remembers mercy. And here we have a wonderful portrait of the Lord’s salvation: When Nebuchadnezzar would bow his heart […]

Lions And Fires And Prayers – I Have (Another) Dream

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 4:1-18 – I Have (Another) Dream Nebuchadnezzar has another dream and needs the interpretation. listen to the audio read the transcript “We see that a converted individual is characterized by worship, by the preaching of what God has done and by the Holy Spirit indwelling them.”

You Were Raised Right (Colossians)

You Were Raised Right (Colossians)

Colossians 1:1-2 – Salvation Is An In-In Situation In order to combat the lure of false teachers that they need something more than Jesus, Paul reminds the believers in Colossae that they are “in Christ,” and that His Spirit is in them. watch the video listen to the audio read the transcript Colossians 1:3-8 – […]

Straight Outta Egypt – Madman Across The Water

Exodus 14:14-31 – Madman Across The Water An enraged Pharaoh follows the Israelites into the Red Sea thereby sending his forces to their death listen to the audio read the transcript “God is in charge of the universe. Jesus is coming back a second time to fulfill the promises of the Kingdom on earth. As […]

Straight Outta Egypt – After Midnight, You Gonna Cry, Lament & Shout

Exodus 11:1-10 – After Midnight, You Gonna Cry, Lament & Shout Moses’ final warning is that as midnight strikes, all of Egypt will weep and wail when their firstborn are killed listen to the audio read the transcript “It sounds as if God was the cause of the hardening. It sounds as if God was […]

Straight Outta Egypt – Kill And Grace

Exodus 2:11-22 – Kill And Grace Moses gets off to a bad start as Israel’s deliverer when he kills an Egyptian listen to the audio read the transcript “We need saving and that doesn’t just mean the one-time receiving of Jesus as our Savior.”

One Way – Can I Get A Witness?

Hebrews 10:1-18 – Can I Get A Witness? The writer explains how we have been forgiven forever by the blood of Jesus. listen to the audio “There are 4 powerful witnesses of the truth that Christ is a greater sacrifice than any of the Old Testament.”

One Way – A Blood Donor Saved My Life

Hebrews 9:11-28 – A Blood Donor Saved My Life The shed blood of Jesus Christ brings us salvation. listen to the audio “Since God is a just God, sin must be paid for.”

One Way – What Does He Do All Day?

Hebrews 7:23-28 – What Does He Do All Day? Just what is Jesus doing these days? listen to the audio “This is our salvation. It’s a total package.”

One Way – Message Impossible part 2

Hebrews 6:9-20 – Message Impossible part 2 The writer again uses the word ‘impossible’ to show us truth about Christ. listen to the audio “Don’t become a lollygagger in your faith!”

One Way – Christ Knows

Hebrews 2:10-18 – Christ Knows As we walk with God, we should focus on Jesus, our Captain and Trailblazer. listen to the audio “Since we are part of Christ’s family, He is not ashamed to call us brethren.”

First Serve – No Questions Asked

Mark 9:30-32 – No Questions Asked His disciples are afraid to ask Jesus how the Son of Man can suffer and be killed. listen to the audio read the transcript audio en español notas en español “Does it blow your mind that Jesus Christ, Who the Bible says is the Creator of all things, and […]

First Serve (The Gospel Of Mark)

Mark 1:1-13 – Operation Desert Transform Out in the wilderness, John the Baptist preaches a message that transforms the lives of those who believe in the coming Savior. watch the video listen to the audio read the transcript audio en español notas en español Mark 1:14-45 – Go Fish Jesus calls two sets of brothers […]

Great Expectations (Acts 3v1-11)

Acts 3.1-11 – Great Expectations A crippled man received much more than he was expecting. What about us? watch the quicktime video listen to the audio audio en español read the pdf transcript

The King’s Ransom – Notorious B.A.R.

Matthew 27.11-26 – Notorious B.A.R. Pontius Pilate is stunned when the Jews demand he release to them the notorious criminal bar-Abbas instead of Jesus. listen to the audio read the transcript