May 26, 2013
Length: 39:16 (36.1 MB)
Nehemiah's detractors ridiculed his efforts, but Nehemiah's work was guaranteed to succeed because he relied on God's direction and strength. We also must be diligent in the tasks the Lord has given us, resisting opposition and knowing the battle is His.
May 19, 2013
Length: 35:39 (32.8 MB)
God wants us to carry out fully the work He has given us. Archippus needed encouragement in this area as we do today. Every month 1,500 people leave the ministry. We must expect hardships and we must first count the cost of serving Jesus.
May 12, 2013
Length: 49:48 (45.7 MB)
Today's message highlights four very different believers: Jesus Justus, a fellow worker and comforter to Paul, Epaphrus, a prayer warrior who cared for the people, Luke, a doctor who listened, and Demas, who loved the world and deserted his post.
May 05, 2013
Length: 52:08 (47.9 MB)
God is the God of second chances. Although John (Mark) was a quitter in his youth, his cousin Barnabas, the Son of Encouragement, did not give up on him. Mark later became useful to Paul also. And Peter, who once denied Jesus, encouraged Mark!
April 28, 2013
Length: 48:08 (44.2 MB)
We can be slaves to sin, slaves to man, or slaves to God. Jesus gave us the example by taking the form of a bondservant to His disciples. We also learn from the example of Aristarchus, a faithful friend to Paul in difficult situations.
April 21, 2013
Length: 54:57 (50.5 MB)
In his letters, Paul demonstrates that people are important to him. He sends one brother to the Colossians to both let them know how Paul is doing and to encourage them. In the first part of today's message we hear from two of our own fellow saints.
April 14, 2013
Length: 54:05 (49.7 MB)
We should pray often and our prayers should be for open doors to tell others about Jesus. When those prayers are answered with opportunities, do not give in to fear. Have a story on your heart that you want to share. God will provide the words.
April 07, 2013
Length: 39:53 (36.7 MB)
Christ gave himself so that we could be purified. We ought then to live, not as we used to, but soberly, righteously, and godly, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts. God's grace transforms every part of our lives, not just those we don't like.
March 31, 2013
Length: 32:09 (29.5 MB)
Going to church, giving money, and reading the Bible are not enough. You must be born again through the imperishable word of God, through receiving and believing, and through the Holy Spirit. By His death and resurrection we have a chance for new life.
March 24, 2013
Length: 46:17 (42.4 MB)
The breakdown of authority in society reflects the breakdown of authority in the home. Parents need to raise their children in the training and instruction of the Lord, remembering to be on their knees before Him, seeking strength for this task.