Encouragement, Pass It On

June 16, 2019

          Words of Encouragement   I’m with you.  I’m listening to you.  I’m praying for you.  I care about you.  You matter to me.  You make me happy.  Just a few simple words like that can lift someone up, and be an encouragement to them. The bible says in  Hebrews 10:24;  “And let us consider one another, to provoke unto love and good works.”   We…

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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…

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What Should We Pray For ?

November 9, 2018

      Teach Us To Pray   Bible Reading:  Mathew 6, verses 5 thru 15 “And when you pray, you are not to be as the hypocrites.  For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and on the street corners, in order to be seen by men.  Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.  But when you pray, go into your inner room,…

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Is There A “Sinner’s Prayer” In The Bible ?

April 30, 2017

      Should We Pray a Sinner’s Prayer ?   There are countless people who have been told, that they can be saved by believing in Jesus Christ, and by praying the “sinner’s prayer”.   The problem with this is that the bible never tells us such a thing.  The bible does indeed tell us several things, that we must do to be saved, but saying a “sinner’s prayer” is not one…

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The Stairway of Ahaz

April 2, 2017

      The Stairway to the Temple   The stairway of Ahaz is mentioned twice in the old testament.  Once in  2 Kings 20:9-11,  and again in Isaiah 38:8.  Ahaz was the king of Judah from 735 to 715 BC.  But he wasn’t a very good king.  He basically aligned himself with the nation of Assyria, and he adopted the worship of foreign idols, and he even lost control…

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In The Name Of The Lord

January 28, 2017

      Do All in the Name Of the Lord   You’ve no doubt heard the phrases, “in the name of the Lord”, and “in Jesus’ name”, and “in Christ’s name”, but what exactly do those words mean?  You’ve probably also heard of the practice of some people, to end all prayers with the words..  “In Jesus’ name, Amen”.  What does that mean?  Is that a required method of…

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The Power Of Prayer

January 21, 2017

      Is There Really any Power in Prayer ?   Our lesson today is on the power of prayer.  Is there power in prayer? We’re urged by God to pray.  As a matter of fact, we’re told in  1 Thessalonians 5:17,  “Pray without ceasing”.   So in other words, make prayer such an integral part of your life, that your practice of praying, never ceases.  It’s the same as saying..  Don’t “forsake”…

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