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August 24, 2014

Paul’s Ministry of Encouragement (part 3)

Paul's Ministry of Encouragement (part 3)

Jesus’ example of shepherding sets the standard for church leadership today. Paul’s instruction on tending to the flock is just as important today as it was to his first century audience.  Part 1 Part 2

August 17, 2014

Paul’s Ministry of Encouragement (part 2)

Paul's Ministry of Encouragement (part 2)

This ministry of encouraging and edifying is given to and expected of all believers in every age (Eph 4:15–16; 1 Thess 5:14). Listen to part 1 here.

August 3, 2014

Paul’s Ministry of Encouragement (part 1)

Paul's Ministry of Encouragement (part 1)

We are not here just to “meet ’n greet,” but to edify and encourage. We should invest greatly in the spiritual health of each other by sharing burdens, praying, talking, correcting, and loving the body.

June 29, 2014

Getting the Word Out (part 1)

Getting the Word Out (part 1)

The church is not a “safe place” to escape the world and find wholesome activities for the whole family.  It is a staging center where we get our orders clear, get fitted out, and get sent out.

June 22, 2014

Coming and Going

Coming and Going

It had become Paul’s life to start churches, visit those churches, and report back to churches. This kept him busy and blessed. The ministry of the gospel should always be going forward in us.

June 8, 2014

I Am With You

I Am With You

God doesn’t always send us to easy fields, but he never sends us alone or insufficiently provided. Christ goes with us, strengthening us for every task.  

May 4, 2014

Lord of Heaven and Earth (part 1)

Lord of Heaven and Earth (part 1)

Paul spoke to the intellectually elite at Athens and tactfully showed their duty to believe in and bow before the one, true God.

April 27, 2014

Right-Side Up

Right-Side Up

Paul lost his life in the Savior’s. He took up his cross and followed his Master into hostile territory. The hostile reaction of angry mobs was neither a surprise nor a failure. Every time someone receives the gospel they are changed, turned right-side up. We should not be surprised that such a powerful message meets […]

March 30, 2014

Liberty to the Captives! (part 2)

Liberty to the Captives! (part 2)

It takes the power of God in salvation to shake a sinner loose from the grips of sin. The gospel is “the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes” (Rom 1:16).

March 23, 2014

Liberty to the Captives! (part 1)

Liberty to the Captives! (part 1)

The Lord used a miracle to lead to an incarceration to lead to a prison break which led to a family being saved and a testimony going forward. All this resulted in God being glorified.

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