December 01, 2013
Length: 39:53 (36.4 MB)
IN all things, make it a habit to give thanks. We are not entitled to anything, and when we are ungrateful, God's heart is saddened. Being thankful sweetens us, but being critical makes us a clanging cymbal.
November 24, 2013
Length: 34:45 (32 MB)
How should we bless others? Saying, "God bless you" put's God's name upon that person and God will bless them (Num 6). But fellowship with other believers is another form of blessing. Pray that God in His strength would cause our love to overflow.
November 17, 2013
Length: 43:37 (40.1 MB)
As Christians, part of our concern for others needs to be concern for their spiritual walk. It is God who strengthens us and we need to call on Him to help us stand firm and to pray for one another that the enemy would not "sift us as wheat."
November 10, 2013
Length: 40:46 (37.5 MB)
All saved souls attain five things: new life, deliverance from bad behavior, maturity in Christ, a covering for sin, and a new purpose. Once you have been saved, the only proper response is to go and tell your friends.
November 03, 2013
Length: 39:35 (36.4 MB)
Three things common to all Christians are that we need help and encouragement in our faith, we face trials, and we are in battle. The enemy wants us to trust in ourselves, but God is faithful and will not let us be tempted beyond what we can bear.
October 27, 2013
Length: 34:03 (31.3 MB)
Face-to-face fellowship is very important, but Satan wants to keep us from gathering together, from growing, and from learning. We can take heart in knowing that Satan does not win in the end, even as we spend time with other Christians in the present.
October 20, 2013
Length: 49:36 (45.6 MB)
Christians are supposed to be previews of heaven. God sends us like an envelope in which He has placed His message. Sharing the gospel is simply telling others what you know and sharing that hopeful message.
October 13, 2013
Length: 40:24 (37.1 MB)
Christian suffering and persecution are realities today. We should be aware of the plight of God's people throughout the world and pray for both them and their tormentors. The price of following Jesus is high--even your very life.
October 06, 2013
Length: 40:12 (37 MB)
Pastor Chuck Smith exemplified the good and faithful servant. He was a risk taker with men who "simply taught the Word simply." We are reminded that if we ant to hear, "Well Done" we must first do something!
September 29, 2013
Length: 47:49 (43.9 MB)
Know it, believe it, and obey it. We must understand how powerful the word of God is. It changes the lives of even of the most hardened criminals and it is able to help us in our times of greatest need. By loving the author, we can love the Word.