September 19, 2016

September 18, 2016

The church has been given the Great Commission.  According to this passage, it is to make disciples by going, baptizing, and teaching.  The church is to go into the world to find people and make them disciples.  By baptizing them, the church is includ...

September 19, 2016

Ephesians 6:17

We are not alone in Spiritual Warfare.  It’s not me against Satan but Jesus against Satan.  As I stand in the Armor of God, I am actually standing in Jesus.  Each piece of armor that we have studied so far is actually, ultimately Jesus.  The Belt of Truth...

September 8, 2016

Ephesians 6:17

Spiritual Warfare engages us in battle against the enemy and against our own sin.  In this warfare, the evil one seeks to dispirit or discourage us.  He tries to intimidate and undermine our confidence and courage.  He wants us to fear what might happen,...

August 22, 2016

Ephesians 6:15

Have you ever known someone at perfect peace? (Isaiah 26:3-4)  This person is at ease with whatever is happening to him, no matter the circumstances or trials he is facing.  Maybe it is a frightening medical diagnosis, or that he is on his deathbed or in...

August 22, 2016

Ephesians 6:14

Forgiveness shuts the mouth of Hell, but you have to be perfect to get to Heaven.  The forgotten half of the gospel is the righteousness of Christ.

There is something about safety in the midst of danger that fascinates us.  That could explain why some peop...

August 8, 2016

Ephesians 6:14

When you go out in a boat, why do you take a life jacket?  In case you need it, of course.  We take the Belt of Truth with us in our spiritual journey.  Life throws nasty curves at us and we must be prepared to stand our ground and not be destroyed, becau...