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How Christians Ought to Walk1 Kings 3:1-10IntroductionWe see the world influencing Christians instead of Christians influencing the world. It is good for the ship to be in the ocean, but not good for the ocean to be in the ship because there will be catastrophic damages to lives.Who determines how you ought to work is God. It is not another Christian brothers or sisters, but God himself who decided the way we ought to walk.What…

Convictions What is a conviction? One person says that it is no more than a personal opinion. Others define it as those things for which you would be willing to die; all else is a preference. Some teach that convictions are based on direct scriptural teaching. Others teach that convictions are not even scriptural. Why all the confusion? What is a good biblical approach to the concept of convictions? Let us see if we can…

Devil Called Preachers II Corinthians 11:13-15 makes it clear that the devil has his preachers and since he does, he is the one who calls them. Oliver B. Green said years ago, “For every one preacher God calls, the devil calls two.” It will not be easy to detect the devil called preacher. So, you must be careful. A devil called preacher is the most dangerous, damnable, and deadly thing there is. A lot of…

WHAT IS A MISSIONARY? Somewhere between saintliness and foolishness, we find a curious creature called a missionary. Missionaries come in assorted sizes, weights, and colors, but all are sent by the one Lord who commanded His people to evangelize.Missionaries are found everywhere: going to, lifting up, launching out, coming from, staying with, bringing around, bearing with, and standing for. FIVE THINGS YOU DON’T NEED IN ORDER TO BE AN EFFECTIVE MINISTER OF JESUS CHRIST Christians…

There can be no doubt that Moses is a picture of Jesus Christ.  Deuteronomy 18:15 says, “The LORD thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, LIKE UNTO ME; unto him ye shall hearken;” (emphasis added).  The following is a list of some of the ways in which Moses is a type or picture of Jesus Christ.  Although this is not an exhaustive list, it does include 40…

Casting The Children’s Bread To DogsWhat did Jesus mean when He said don’t give children’s food to dogs?One of the verses to which you refer is Matthew 15:26- “But he answered and said, It is not meet to take the children’s bread, and to cast it to dogs.” In this story (Matthew 15:21-28), a woman of Canaan came to Jesus to ask Him to deliver her daughter from a devil. Initially, He refused with the…

Steps to Victory Over CigarettesLetter to David Reagan(the author of the article)I am a born again believer and I can’t put my cigarette smoking habit away. How do I overcome this? I will not take the pain and deny my flesh for too long, and it really discourages me. I worry because I am hurting my testimony and the entire body of Christ by my actions.Sins of the flesh seem to be conquered in three…

Three Preachers in a Storm.Preacher Bryan BurrJohn 16:33 “These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33) Introduction; The word tribulation means; to thrash, to beat.] The definition gives the indication of being shaking violently. And this may be ‘Burroloyge.”but that sounds a lot like a storm to me. The definition…

Preparation for FaminePreacher Bryan BurrAmos 8:11-1311 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:12 And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east, they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the LORD, and shall not find it.13…

Many people want to know what to look for in a church. Often, well-intentioned pastors or Christian leaders have offered their own list of requirements, or those seeking a church may have devised their own criteria in their minds. Yet such lists or criteria are often filled with somewhat trivial or “surface” litmus tests that in no way speak to the root of what a church truly is or should be. Unfortunately, many people believe…