February 10, 2019

Text: 2Co 8:1-5

A. Attitude in giving.

  1. The Macedonians gave joyfully in their great trials of affliction (2Co 8:2).
    a. The Thessalonians endured persecutions and tribulations (2Th 1:4).
    b. The Philippians suffered for Christ’s sake (Php 1:29).

  2. The Macedonians...

January 20, 2019

Text: Mat 9:35-38

A. Condition of the Lost.

  1. Physically.
    a. Jesus was “healing every sickness and every disease among the people”, while “preaching the gospel of the kingdom” (Mat 9:35).
    b. There are some in the world today who are physically struggling.
    c. Will we...

October 7, 2018

Text: Rom 12:9-10

A. Fleshly Love.

  1. “érōs” – love, mostly of the sexual passion.

  2. Describes the love between opposite genders.

  3. A relationship usually starts off with physical attraction between a man and a woman – “love at first sight”.

  4. Husband and wife...

September 9, 2018

Text: 1Jo 3:8-10

A. Son of Consolation.

  1. Connotation.
    a. From the Greek word “paraklēsis”, which means “exhortation, admonition, encouragement”.
    b. A son of consolation is an encouraging person who considers others.

  2. Characteristics.
    a. He helps those who are...

August 5, 2018

Text: Tit 2:4-5

A. As a Christian.

  1. Women have instructions with regards to dressing (1Ti 2:9-10).
    a. “modest” [kosmios]: well arranged, seemly, modest – not overdressed.
    b. “shamefacedness” [aidōs]: a sense of shame or honour, modesty, bashfulness, reverence, rega...

July 8, 2018

Text: Rom 1:21-25

A. Definition.

  1. Atheism.
    a. The doctrine or belief that there is no God (WordWeb).
    b. The atheist believes that God does not exist.
    c. We can know that God exists because of the evidence in nature (Rom 1:20).

  2. Humanism.
    a. The doctrine emphas...

May 27, 2018

Text: Luk 1:32

A. The Greatest Lover.

  1. Jesus was not married, but He is the greatest lover.

  2. He showed that He is the greatest lover in dying for man (Joh 15:13).

  3. His purpose in coming to earth was to die for man (Mat 20:28).

  4. To live life to the greatest...

April 8, 2018

Text: 2Ki 7:9

A. Situation.

  1. For the lepers (2Ki 6:24-25).
    a. They were under siege.
    b. They were suffering a great famine.
    c. They were in deep poverty.

  2. For us.
    a. The world is under siege of sin (1Jo 5:19).
    b. The world is suffering a great famine of God’s...

March 10, 2018

Text: Gen 18:19

A. In discipleship.

  1. The instruction.
    a. Abraham set an example for his family in discipleship.
    b. He obeyed God in leaving Ur (Gen 12:4).
    c. He trusted God in His promise that he would have a son (Rom 4:18-22).
    d. He gave God Isaac whom he loved (...