Living from the Inside Out

A Study of Matthew 5:21-48 Introduction: A man in south Florida ordered a Christmas tree from the Christmas tree capital of the world—western North Carolina. It was a 9-foot blue spruce, and it was beautiful. It arrived quickly, and he put it up as straight as an arrow. He and his family and pulled their […]

Dare To Share

Dare to Share A Study of Matthew 10 Introduction: Research from the Barna Group says that 47% of practicing Christian millennials believe it’s wrong to evangelize, to share one’s personal beliefs with someone of a different faith in hopes that they will convert.But I would argue the only thing you can do with Good News […]

Oh, The Joy of Preaching!

Oh, the joy of preaching! Oh, the honor of teaching through books and passages of the Bible—God’s Word—as they unfurl, as God’s gave them, line upon line and precept upon precept. When one studies the Bible like this at the kitchen table, or when one expounds it like this in the classroom lectern or chapel […]

Redeemed, How I Love to Proclaim It!

A Study of Ruth 4:1-12 Introduction When we were elementary children, we had to learn vocabulary. What does pledge mean? What does allegiance mean? Republic? Indivisible? When we commit our lives to Christ, we enter God’s school—the School of the Bible—and He has some vocabulary words for us. We don’t need to avoid those words, […]