The Lord’s Day

March 28, 2020

      Does The Bible Say That Sunday Is The Lord’s Day ?   In the latest edition of the Gospel Minutes newspaper, a question was submitted by someone, concerning Christians calling Sunday, “the Lord’s day”.   They said that in the scriptures, they couldn’t find anything to verify that Sunday was called “the Lord’s day”.  And I thought that Clem Thurman gave a good answer, so I’d like…

Share
Read More >>

The Promise Of God

March 14, 2020

          New Testament Promises   I’d like to read to you some of the promises that God has made to us in the new testament. First, there’s this promise from  Romans 8, verse 28.   And I think this is the favorite verse of a lot of people, because it’s such a great promise.  Here it is..  “And we know, that God causes all things to…

Share
Read More >>

Greater Works

February 16, 2020

  A “Gospel Minutes” Question   The Gospel Minutes, is a monthly religious paper that is put out by Clem Thurman and his nephew David Thurman.  They typically devote the majority of each edition to a bible lesson on the front and middle pages, and then the back page is devoted to answering questions that readers have submitted.   Here’s one of the questions that was recently submitted and answered…..

Share
Read More >>

What Is The Spirit, Of Your Spirit ?

January 25, 2020

    Does your Spirit Possess the Proper Spirit ?   In 1968, Kenny Rogers was with a group called The First Edition, and they recorded a song called “I Just Dropped In, To See What Condition My Condition Was In”.   And that became the chorus of the song..  “To see what condition my condition was in”. I suppose maybe you’d call that, a play-on-words, and the reason that I…

Share
Read More >>

Are You Anointed By God ? – Part 2

January 17, 2020

      How Are Christians Anointed ?   This morning I want to finish my talk on the subject of anointing.  Last week I talked about the meanings of the word “anoint”, or “anointed”.   Do you remember what those meanings are?   “Anointed” means to be chosen by God, and it means to be accepted by God, and it means to be appointed by God, and to be…

Share
Read More >>

Having God On Your Side

January 3, 2020

    God is on My Side !   Psalm 56, verse 9  says;  “Then shall my enemies turn back, in the day that I call;  This I know, that God is for me!”  Psalm 111:6  says;  “Jehovah is on my side, I will not fear.  What can man do unto me?”     Is God on Your Side ?     I want to read a quote from Jesus. …

Share
Read More >>

Remember Thy Creator

January 1, 2020

    Ecclesiastes Chapter 12   (1)  “Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, before the evil days come, and the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them.    (2)  While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain: (3)  In the day when the keepers of the…

Share
Read More >>

Jesus.. The Christ

November 28, 2019

    I Believe that Jesus is the Christ !    I believe that Jesus is the Christ, for just one reason.  And that one reason is, the bible.  I believe it, because of everything that’s written in the bible.  The prophecies, the fulfillment of those prophecies, the miracles, the testimonies;  Like this testimony from the apostle John, in  1 John 1, verse 1, and verse 3;   “That which…

Share
Read More >>

There Goes My Life

November 2, 2019

      Christ Is My Life   Would you open your bibles to the book of Galatians, and follow along with me as I read just one verse.  I’d like you to be able to actually look at the verse, so that you can really think about what’s being said.  The verse is Galatians chapter 2, verse 20.   Here’s what the apostle Paul said in that verse;  “I…

Share
Read More >>

1 Peter Chapter 2, Verses 4 Thru 8

October 7, 2019

    Living Stones   1 Peter 2, verse 4,  begins with the words;  “To whom coming..”  And the reference of course is to the Lord.   Verse 3,   had said;  “If you have tasted that the LORD is gracious;  To whom coming..”  And the meaning is..  “To whom YOU are coming;  A living stone, indeed rejected by men, but with God, elect, and precious.” With God, things are…

Share
Read More >>

Worthy Art Thou !

August 30, 2019

    Worthy Art The Lamb Who Was Slain   I’d like to read to you a few passages from the book of Revelation.  Go ahead and follow along in your own bibles if you’d like.  I’m going to start at the very beginning, in  Revelation 1, verses 1 thru 3; “The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave to Him, to show unto His servants, even the things which…

Share
Read More >>

Are You A Friend ?

June 8, 2019

    A Familiar Verse   A verse that most people are very familiar with is  John 15, verse 13.   In this verse, Jesus tells us something about love, and about friends;  “Greater love has no one, than this;  That one should lay down his life, for his friends.”  In the next verse, Jesus says;  “You are My friends, if you do what I command.”   And of course,…

Share
Read More >>

Calling On The Name Of The Lord

June 1, 2019

      A Religious “Tract”   A friend of mine found a little religious tract the other day, and he showed it to me, and here’s part of what it said;  One day John’s friend stopped him..  “John, I’ve got some good news for you!  “Really?”  John said.  “Yes, the bible tells us that heaven can be our home, since Jesus Christ died for our sins!  “That is good…

Share
Read More >>

The Works Of The Word Of God

May 26, 2019

    The Works of the Word   I want us to consider six separate, but related works, that the Word of God has accomplished, and continues to accomplish, and will accomplish. First, the Word of God has created life, as we know it.   Second, the Word of God creates faith in God the creator.  Third, the Word of God became the sacrifice for the sins of the world. …

Share
Read More >>

The Poor And Meek In Spirit

May 18, 2019

    Who is “Poor” in Spirit?   Jesus said in  Mathew 5, verse 3;  “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”  I was reading in Thayer’s Greek Lexicon, and it says that “poor” means..  “to be beggarly, and destitute, and afflicted”, and that it refers to “one who is crouched in wretchedness”.   And then it says;  “It has always had a bad…

Share
Read More >>

He Has Risen

April 20, 2019

    He Has Risen!   Would this be a good day to talk about the resurrection of Christ?  Personally, I think every day, is a good day to talk about all things Christ.   The bible talks about the resurrection.  Here’s a few things that it says; “He is not here, for He has risen..”    Mathew 28, verse 6.    “He has risen, He is not here..”   …

Share
Read More >>

The Significance Of The First Day Of The Week – Part 5, The Lord’s Day

March 23, 2019

          “In The Spirit” The apostle John wrote in  Revelation 1, verse 10;  “I was in the spirit on the Lord’s day.”   What did John mean by that?  What did he mean when he said, “I was in the spirit..” ?  Did John’s spirit leave his body on that day?  The apostle Paul said in  2 Corinthians 12, verse 2,  that he was “caught up…

Share
Read More >>

Sir, We Would See Jesus

March 9, 2019

    Would You Wish To See Jesus ? It’s recorded in  John 12, verse 21,  that some people said to the apostle Philip;  “Sir, we would see Jesus.” How many of you would like to see Jesus?  I hope you’d like to, because the bible says, your gonna.  The bible says everyone’s gonna see Him.  Revelation 1, verse 7  tells us;  “Behold, He is coming with the clouds, and…

Share
Read More >>

A Comprehensive Study Of The Holy Spirit Of God – Part 2

February 2, 2019

    The “Role” and the “Work” of the Holy Spirit   In Part 1 of this study, we saw how the bible portrays the Holy Spirit as the “power” of God.  By the word “power”, I mean the active force that accomplishes the will of God.  For example, it was the Spirit of God (aka the Holy Spirit) who was “moving over the face of the waters” during the…

Share
Read More >>

Out Of Egypt

February 2, 2019

    Israel Comes Out Of Egypt   Israel was in bondage.  They were slaves in a foreign land.  Even though none of the Israelites who were brought up out of Egypt, had ever lived anywhere else, Egypt was not their home.  There was a land that they had never seen, and that land was their true home.  I’m sure that they had heard about it, but none of them…

Share
Read More >>