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Archives: "Today's Little Lift"
  • Oct. 16, 2007;   Part 5 of TBD Focus Text: Matthew 7.1-20 Do you agree that it would be a terrible thing to put words into Jesus’ mouth? What about claiming that He said one thing when in fact He said another? How would this be different from telling a lie about Him? Or,…
    May 22, 2019
  • October 15,2007;     The Power of "Un" Focus Text: Isaiah 1.16-20 Consider the following list of words: Wise, holy, thankful, just, lawful, worthy, merciful, loving, forgiven, fruitful, godly, penitent, righteous, clean, believing, faithful,…
    May 21, 2019
  • Oct. 12, 2007;   Part 4 of TBD Focus Text: Matthew 21.23-27 It has been said, mistakenly, that time heals all wounds. However, if the Jewish Sanhedrin [the supreme Jewish judicial, ecclesiastical, and administrative council in ancient Jerusalem] was wounded by the seemingly…
    May 20, 2019
  • Oct. 11,2007; Part 3 of TBD Focus Text: Matthew 26.52-56 There is something to be said for the WWJD [What Would Jesus Do?] mentality; however here is an indisputable fact: No one can know what Jesus would do without knowing what Jesus did! In other words, it is fruitless…
    May 19, 2019
  • Oct. 10,2007; Part 2 of TBD Focus Text: Matthew 21.23-27 What Would Jesus Do [WWJD]… if someone publicly asked Him a crucial religious question, a question that if left unanswered could result in the loss of a soul? Would He attempt to study in private with the querist, hoping…
    May 18, 2019
  • Oct. 9, 2007;   Part 1 of TBD Focus Text: Mark 11.15-18 Three well know verses are used to introduce this subject; they are: “And so it was, when Jesus had ended these sayings, that the people were astonished at His teaching, for He taught them as one having authority,…
    May 17, 2019
  • Focus Text: Acts 2 Today’s message completes our study of How God Treats Sinners. Valuable principles have been discussed. Some of these are: 1) God’s love is unconditional, but His pardon is not, 2) How God treats sinners…
    May 16, 2019
  • Focus Text: Acts 2 This series on How God Treats Sinners has “covered a lot of ground” in the previous thirty-six lessons. It will close with two closely related messages also taken from Acts 2. However, these two…
    May 15, 2019
  • Focus Text: Acts 2 The prophecy of Joel 2.32 specified that anyone who would call upon the name of the Lord would be saved – no exceptions. Of course, calling on the name of the Lord obviously did not mean merely uttering the Lord’s name; rather…
    May 14, 2019
  • Focus Text: Acts 2 “But Peter, standing up with the eleven, raised his voice and said to them, ‘Men of Judea and all who dwell in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and heed my words. For these are not drunk, as you suppose, since…
    May 13, 2019
  • October 1, 2007; Who Won? Focus Text: 2 Corinthians 10.3-7a College and High School football is a huge reality this time of year. Sometimes people argue for months and even years about which team would have won had this happened, or had the other thing not happened. If you are in the…
    May 12, 2019
  • Focus Text: Acts 2 This message is the first of five in the miniseries that will complete our study of the general subject of How God Treats Sinners. Regardless of what else we may have discovered in this series, I think we can all conclude…
    May 11, 2019
  • Focus Text: Acts 8.12-25 Luke continues His epilogue to the story of the Samaritan woman and we continue our study of how God treats sinners: “But when they [the Samaritans] believed Philip as he preached the things concerning…
    May 10, 2019
  • Focus Text: Acts 8.4-8 One of my favorite TV shows used to end with a segment called an epilogue. I’m not sure I knew what the “official” definition of epilogue was, but I gathered it to be a comment which was added…
    May 9, 2019
  • Focus Text: John 4.39-42 When the disciples returned from the city where they had gone to buy food, they were shocked to find Jesus talking with the Samaritan woman, yet no one dared ask Him for what purpose He had engaged her (see John 4.27).…
    May 8, 2019

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