Psalm 16:11 Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore. John 10:10 The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly. Live Life with Enthusiasm. You need a zeal for life. (2Kings 10:16) “And he said, Come with me, and see my zeal for the LORD….” You need a passion for life. Meaning: an intense desire to live life to its fullest. Psalm 21:2 “Thou hast given himRead More →

(Mother’s Day) Proverbs 31:28 “Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.” A good mother is like Christ in many ways. She is more concerned about the well-being of her children than her own. She Is Loyal. A good mother is loyal, faithful to support her children however difficult the situation. God’s loyalty to his children is supreme. Through love he gave His Son to suffer and die for us, paying our ransom. 1John 1:9 “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 1JohnRead More →

Text:1 Kings 4:29 “And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, (Life)….” Introduction: We are wonderfully and marvelously made in the image of God a little lower than the angels. Without the vanity of pride, we should live life to our full ability for the glorification of God through Jesus Christ. The Sin of Littleness. (Limited Life). (1) To be content to live a narrow life. (2) To be satisfied being less than we can be. (3) To do less than we are capable of doing. Littleness and Largeness Is a Matter of Life (1) The high and mighty canRead More →

Text: Jonah 1:3 “But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, and went down to Joppa; and he found a ship going to Tarshish: so he paid the fare thereof, and went down into it, to go with them unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.” (Also read chapters 1 through 4 ). Introduction: There are many ways to run from God. Christians and non-Christians alike, both run from God, but in different ways. One thing is for certain, a person cannot run far enough to get away from the Spirit of God. Psalms 139:7-8 “Whither shall IRead More →

A Celebration of God’s Love Text: “But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,” (Ephesians 2:4). “Your unfailing love is better to me than life itself; how I praise you! (Psalm 63:3). Introduction: We are now after Easter, fifty days from Pentecost where Jesus sent the Holy Ghost as the Comforter. He has been with us ever since. When Christ said: “It is finished.” He meant exactly that. God had done all that he could do to save mankind and show his love. God set down his instructions, in the Ten Commandments, in the Laws of Moses, inRead More →

Realizing the Resurrection Luke 24:16 “But their eyes were holden that they should not know him.” Luke 24:31 “And their eyes were opened, and they knew him;” (Read Luke 24:13-35) Introduction: This story illustrates the truth that it is possible to see, and yet not see; to behold, but not recognize; to have the risen Savior walk with us and not realize it is He. The resurrection is of no effect in any man’s life until he realizes that Christ is a constant friend; who walks with him every step of the way through life. As plain as any story in Scripture, here are twoRead More →

The Complete Work on the Cross – By Dr. Phil Dillingham “Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures; and that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the Scriptures.” I Corinthians 15:2-3 Let us consider together what the trinity of Christ work means to us. His Death Means: (1) The beginning and end of Faith. The beginning of “faith in Jesus” ending in “the faith of Jesus.” (Acts 24:24; Galatians 2:16 & 20) (2) The ending of Fear. The ending of the fear of death. (I Corinthians 15: 42-55). “O Death, where is thy sting? O Grave,Read More →

By Dr. Phil Dillingham Text: (Heb 2:3) How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him; We previously learned that our spirit has three basic functions: communion, communication, and conscience. (1) Communion (2) communication (Past Teachings). (3) The Function of Conscience: When Adam sinned by partaking of the “tree of knowledge of good and evil” his spirit became dysfunctional, Genesis 2:7. His spirit lost its communion, communication and conscience of God and with God on a personal level. Adam’s spirit no longer controlledRead More →

By Dr. Phil Dillingham Text: Ephesians 4:11 Introduction: One gift many Christians seem to have put on a shelf is that of teaching. Every believer should examine their life to see if they possess this gift. Teaching is one of the most important gifts the church has been given, for without it, the Bible says; we will be taken captive by the world. (Isaiah 5:13) We shall begin by studying the concept of teaching in the Old Testament. There, we find six key Hebrew words on teaching us that will give us a meaningful understanding of the subject of teaching: The Hebrew words “teach” andRead More →

By Dr. Phil Dillingham Text: Mark 12:30-31 “And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment. And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.” The Love of the World. Worldly love usually expects something in return; if you do something good for me, I will do something good for you. Many times worldly love is one-sided. You do everything for me and I will do nothing back forRead More →