Making Disciples Text: Galatians 2:20 “I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.” Introduction: As followers of Christ, we are to witness to others; because when Christ ascended into Heaven He left this command: Matthew 28:19-20 “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I haveRead More →

by Mike McIntyre The Communion is a Spiritual Feast. A feast is a celebration. We are to celebrate the finished work of Christ. The banquet table has been set. “God, our Host” as provided all that we need in order to partake of the feast of: Salvation. Access to his throne. Aid during our time of need. And much more! We are to rejoice in what “God our Host” has done for us: Sacrificed his body so that we might live anew. Gave his blood to be the payment for our sin. III. We need only to put on the wedding garment of salvation: WeRead More →

Text: II Timothy 4:10 “For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica;” Introduction: I came to become a Christian in a small country church with about one hundred and fifty members, sixty years ago. Today that same church has very few members attending. It is said that about two thousand preachers leave the ministry each year and leave no way to get in touch with them. Countries to which we used to send missionaries now send missionaries to this country. What happened? Worldliness and Riches:  Matthew 13.22 “He also that received seed among the thorns is he thatRead More →

Text: Romans 8:7-8 “Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.” Introduction: John 4:24 “God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.” The reason many today violate the law is because the worldly mind thinks that it does not need to be subject to the law. The law came from God in the form of the Ten Commandments thousands of years ago. Flesh verses Spirit: 1 John 2:16 “For all thatRead More →

Text: Luke 11:17 “But he, knowing their thoughts, said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and a house divided against a house falleth.” Introduction: The family unit in this nation has been dysfunctional now for many years. Children raised in that environment are now adults. Television was their babysitter and demonically violent video games have driven many of that generation to the verge of insanity. (Insanity: the inability to separate fantasy from reality.) Reaping the Harvest: Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” YouRead More →

Text: Ephesians 6:15 “And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;” Standing in the Lord. Ephesians 6:13-14 “Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;” Standing in Love. Standing in Obedience. Standing in Victory. Standing in Peace. Stand in Peace with God. Stand in Peace with Others. Stand in Peace with Yourself. III.  Standing in the Gospel of Peace. Proclaim the Gospel of Peace. Romans 10:15 “AndRead More →

Text: Romans 10:13 “For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” Introduction: Soon we will start a New Year. During this time, many will make New Year Resolutions. Lose weight, exercise more, work harder, spend more time with the family, be a better person, and a thousand more. The truth is that by the end of January most of us will have broken them. There is one thing that you can resolve to do that will last for eternity. Make a Call: Call upon the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Tell Him that you can’t change yourself and thatRead More →

Texts:  2 Peter 2:3a “And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you:…..”             1 Timothy 6:10 “For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.” Introduction: Do not get me wrong. I love Christmas Time and celebrating the Birthday of Jesus. I love exchanging gifts and receiving gifts, who doesn’t? Jesus is great merchandise, many businesses go from red to black from Christmas sales. Many men have sold Jesus and have become wealthy corporations. Money: It is a gigantic statement toRead More →

Text: Isaiah 9:2 “The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.” Isaiah 9:6 “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” Introduction: Before long we will celebrate the birth of Jesus. People before Jesus came walked in darkness. Today many still walk in darkness, but they do not have to be that way. GodRead More →

Texts: Isaiah 7:14 “Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” Matthew 1:23 “Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.” Introduction: The First Advent is the four Sundays preceding Christmas. Advent means the coming or arrival of an event. Many Christian Churches observe this period by lighting a colored candle each Sunday and on the fourth Sunday, a white candle is also lit representing Christ’s arrival.  Isaiah foretold ofRead More →