This article was originally published in the South Fayetteville church of Christ’s bulletin, February 21, 2014. Read the original publicationIt’s all about the party!
Have you ever noticed the celebration in each of the parables of lost things (sheep, coin, son—Luke 15)? In each story, something is lost and then found, then there’s a party.read more
In this lesson, using Romans, chapter 9, we talked about God’s authority to save whomever He chooses. We might look at a person and say, “Surely God would not save that person.” However, if a person will humble himself, turning to the Lord, then the Lord will save that person.read more
This article was originally published in the Southside church of Christ’s bulletin, December 28, 2014. Read the original publicationLose weight. Exercise more. Quit some bad habit. Read the Bible from start to finish. The new year is upon us, a time when we make plans about how we’re going to spend the next twelve months. read more
This article was originally published in Plain Talk: Volume XV, Number V, page 1; July 1978. Read the original publicationA “Country Meeting” had gone exceedingly well, and elders from another community asked the preacher to work with them in a meeting the following year. He came at the appointed time, and found his reputation had spread, and the building was packed. read more
This article was originally published in Expository Files 21.9, September 2014. Read the original publicationThere is most certainly a direct correlation between being a successful disciple of Jesus and prayer. As children of God, we are the most blessed and privileged people on earth. Our gain in Him by far outweighs the riches of the world. read more
This article was originally published on “Press On”, June 28, 2014. Read the original publicationJesus taught the parable of the sower and soils in Luke 8:5-15. He also explains the meaning. Jesus talked about a sower who sowed seed. The seed is the word of God. The sower was just to spread that seed. read more
This article was originally published in the Southside church of Christ’s bulletin, June 29, 2014. Read the original publicationIn Acts 16, Paul and Silas were on the Second Missionary Journey when they received a vision of a man saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us” (Acts 16:9). They set course immediately, concluding “that God had called us to preach the gospel to them.” While in Philippi, they taught and baptized read more
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