When Jesus is asked a question by a "religious man" trying to test him, Christ appeals to the man's heart, showing him that he hasn't lived up to the law that he knows so well. Jesus shows that Christians should be more concerned with winning souls than winning arguments.
John encourages believers to love one another by pointing us back to the highest expression of love there has ever been, and reminding us that our love for God and each other is merely in response to the love He has shown to us.
What has transpired in the home which has caused our children to forsake the Lord's Churches? What can we change in the home to prevent this trend from continuing? Elder Brad Hicks taught a lesson addressing these vital questions at the request of Friendship Church. Listen to Brad's lesson and make sure to read his outline filled with practical tips on being diligent in the home.
One decision made with a desire to please self rather than to please God can cause a christian to find themselves in a mess they never should have been in. Are you courageous enough to win them back for the Lord?
"Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted." (Galatians 6:1)
Before the hearts of a nation could turn to the Lord, the heart of a single man had to turn to the Lord. True revival comes when ordinary individuals become obedient to the calling of God upon their lives.
What can I do to be made right before God? If my good out weighs my bad will I go to heaven? Can I be saved by following religious rules? Most world religions proclaim a righteousness based upon our piety and religious works, but what does the Bible say? Pastor Jonathon addresses these questions in a message recorded for the Old Fashion Gospel Hour.
What would cause an educated and important man that had passionately persecuted Christians and denied that Jesus was the Messiah to suddenly devout himself wholly to proclaiming the very message of Jesus that he had so vehemently tried to stop?
The committed soldier lays his life on the line for the country that calls on him to fight. The committed athlete plays within the confine of the rules in order to win the prize. The committed farmer is able to rejoice in the harvest after having poured himself into his crop. Being a follower of Jesus Christ isn't for the faint of heart, are you committed?
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