Sermon Archives (audio/video)

 

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Some Things You Will Never Hear on Judgment Day (August 13, 2017)

In this lesson we examine judgment day and discuss some things that will not be said on that day.

Two Stewards Contrasted (August 6, 2017)

In this lesson we look at two stewards as we consider our stewardship. We contrast the rich young ruler and the Macedonians to learn more about this important aspect of our lives.

Asking the Wrong Questions about Attendance (July 23, 2017)

In this lesson we look at the wrong questions people ask about attendance.

The Plague of Pornography-Community Bible Study 2017 Night 2 (July 25, 2017)

In night one of our Community Bible Study, Art Adams talks about the effects of pornography on a marriage and how to overcome the problem of pornography.

The Plague of Pornography-Community Bible Study 2017 Night 1 (July 24, 2017)

In night one of our Community Bible Study, Art Adams talks about the deception and seduction of pornography.

May God Be Glorified (July 9, 2017)

Our purpose in life is to glorify God. In this lesson we look at how to accomplish this goal.

Lessons from the Conversion of Saul (July 2, 2017)

In this lesson, Monty Overton examines lessons we learn from the account of the conversion of Saul.

The Church is a Lampstand (June 25, 2017)

In this lesson we consider the fact that the church is called a lampstand. What does this tell us about the church?

Worship (June 18, 2017)

In this lesson we look at worship from two angles. First we examine the false ideas about worship and then we consider what true worship is.

Able Still Speaks (May 28, 2017)

In this lesson we remember Able and his example. What do we learn from Able and what does it teach us about our lives?

Sources of Spiritual Strength (May 21, 2017)

In this lesson we look at where we can get the spiritual strength that we desperately need.

Jesus Learned Obedience (May 07, 2017)

In this lesson we look at the interesting statement from Hebrews 5 that states that Jesus learned obedience. What does this phrase mean? What did Jesus learn about obedience during his time here on Earth?

Reminders of Modesty (May 07, 2017)

In this lesson we look at what the scriptures teach about modesty. What are some Biblical considerations regarding the clothes we wear?

Good Intentions (April 30, 2017)

In this lesson we look at intentions. In spite of good intentions, we learn there are still many things that can be lacking.

Value What God Values (April 23, 2017)

In this lesson we look the importance of aligning our values with the values of God.

Committing Sin and Doing Good (April 16, 2017)

In this lesson we look at some fundamental facts about both doing good and doing evil.

Dangers Facing Christians (April 9, 2017)

We need to be aware of the potential dangers around us. In this lesson we look at the potential spiritual dangers facing Christians.

I Wouldn’t Trade My Feelings (April 2, 2017)

Our feelings and emotions can be very misleading. In this lesson we talk about the dangers of trusting our feelings in determining if we are saved.

One More Night with the Frogs (March 26, 2017)

If you had frogs everywhere, when would you want them to go away? Instead of demanding they go away tomorrow, Pharaoh said to wait until tomorrow! As shocking as that seems, we often do something similar today!

Religion-Intellectual vs. Real (March 19, 2017)

Does our religion dictate our lives or is it just an intellectual exercise? We examine this question in this lesson.

Examine Yourselves (March 12, 2017)

The scriptures teach us to do some self-evaluation. In this lesson we look at what this should

False Hope (March 5, 2017)

In this lesson we talk about false hope. What are some false things on which many have placed their hope?

Inconsistencies (February 26, 2017)

In this lesson we examine areas of our lives in which we may be inconsistent. Are we living what we claim to be living or are we inconsistent?

Repentance (February 19, 2017)

In this lesson we discuss repentance. What is it not? What is it?

In Remembrance of Me (February 12, 2017)

In this lesson we discuss the events around the crucifixion and how we should remember them during the Lord’s supper.

The Religion of Jeroboam (February 5, 2017)

False religion has certain characteristics that have not changed throughout time. In this lesson, we look at the false religion that Jeroboam introduced and see these age old traits that false religions today still share.

Characteristics of a Growing Chruch (January 29, 2017)

In this lesson, Ken McDaniel discusses characteristics a church needs to be growing and thriving.

Capturing the Joy of Being a Christian (January 29, 2017)

In this lesson, Ken McDaniel reminds us of the joy we should have in our salvation.

How to Secure Your Salvation (January 28, 2017)

In this lesson, Ken McDaniel shows, from the Scriptures, how we can have confidence in our salvation.

God’s Fellow Workers (January 28, 2017)

In this lesson, Ken McDaniel explains the priviledge and responsibility we have in being the teachers of the Gospel.

Busy Here and There (January 22, 2017)

We live busy lives. In this lesson we ask if we’re giving priority to the things that matter.

When Church is Boring (January 15, 2017)

What do you do when church is boring? Should we change worship or change ourselves? We examine this in this lesson.

Enemies of Christ (January 8, 2017)

Would you consider yourself an enemy of Christ? In this lesson we look at scriptures that show that many, while not recognizing it, are actually enemies of Christ.

Faith Growing or Declining (January 1, 2017)

Is your faith growing or declining? In this lesson we look for indicators that we can use to determine the answer to this question.

Everything Happens for a Reason (December 25, 2016)

It is common to hear people claim that everything happens for a reason. Is this concept scriptural?

Understanding the Will of the Lord (December 18, 2016)

Can we understand what God wants from us? In this lesson we look at a simple verse that answers this question for us.

You Can Not Take it With You (December 11, 2016)

In this lesson we talk about some things that we will not be able to take with us when we die.

Secrets of Strong Families (December 27, 2016)

In this lesson we examine principles that will ensure we have the families that God desires.

Come Unto Me (November 13, 2016)

In this lesson we look at the important things we can learn from Jesus’s famous invitation.

The Church-The Called Out (November 6, 2016)

In this lesson we look at the meaning of the word that is translated church. What does the meaning of this word help us to understand about the church?

Resolutions for Men – Alan Yeater (October 27, 2016)

This was the Thursday evening lesson presented by Alan Yeater in our Fall Gospel Meeting. In this lesson, Alan encourages men to be the people that God expects and demands.

Redeemed by Blood – David Watson (October 26, 2016)

This was the Wednesday evening lesson presented by David Watson in our Fall Gospel Meeting. In this lesson, David examines the meaning of the words used to explain our redemption and how the meanings of these words should impact us.

The Disciple – Jim Mickells (October 25, 2016)

This was the Tuesday evening lesson presented by Jim Mickells in our Fall Gospel Meeting. In this lesson, Jim explains what being a disciple demands in our every day lives.

Are We Moved by the Cross? – John Gibson (October 24, 2016)

This was the Monday evening lesson presented by John Gibson in our Fall Gospel Meeting. In this lesson, John reminds us of all the things that Christ suffered so that we can have salvation.

How Do You Slay a Giant? – Jim Walsh (October 23, 2016)

This was the Sunday afternoon lesson presented by Jim Walsh in our Fall Gospel Meeting. In this sermon, Jim uses the story of David and Goliath to teach important lessons about overcoming challenges in our lives.

Seek the Peace of the City – Jim Walsh (Jeremiah 29) (October 23, 2016)

This was the Sunday morning lesson presented by Jim Walsh in our Fall Gospel Meeting. In this lesson, Jim encourages us to be influences of good in our society.

Running with Footmen – Jim Walsh (Jeremiah 12) (October 23, 2016)

This was the Sunday Morning Bible Study lesson presented by Jim Walsh in our Fall Gospel Meeting. In this lesson, Jim encourages us to be faithful in the good times so that we can be prepared to be faithful when the times are hard.

A Spiritual Living Will (October 9, 2016)

In this lesson, we consider actions that we would like to be done toward us should we ever become unfaithful.

Preparing to Die Well (October 2, 2016)

In this lesson, we discuss things that we need to be doing now to make sure that we do not have to fear our death when it comes.

What Have They Seen in Thine House? (September 18, 2016)

What do things in our house or lives say about our priorities and committment to being servants of God? In this lesson, we consider what things in our lives might tell others.

Missing the Target (August 21, 2016)

Our goal is salvation. In this lesson we look at what it takes to achieve this goal.

Bargain Priced Christianity (August 21, 2016)

Many people are looking for a religion that is easy and cheap. In this lesson we look at the dangers of this approach.

Sentence Delayed (August 28, 2016)

In this lesson we look at areas of life in which delayed discipline is detrimental.

Agrippa’s Famous Answer (August 14, 2016)

In this lesson we look at the truths we can learn from the famous answer that Agripp gave to Paul in Acts 26.

Mormons Against the Bible (August 07, 2016)

In a recent newspaper article, a Mormon attacked the credibility of the Bible. Do these attacks have any validity? We examine them in this lesson.

Perfect Christians (July 31, 2016)

We are commanded to be perfect in the Bible. What does this mean and how does it manifest itself in our life?

Community Bible Study: The Christian and His Vote-Night 2 (July 18, 2016)

This is the second lesson of our Community Bible Study in Columbia, TN, presented by Steve Klein. In this lesson Steve reminds us of our true citizenship and how this should help us view the political events around us.

Community Bible Study: The Christian and His Vote-Night 1 (July 18, 2016)

This is the first lesson of our Community Bible Study in Columbia, TN, presented by Steve Klein. In this lesson Steve reminds us of important moral principles that should influence our vote.

Reasons We Might Grow weary (July 10, 2016)

We are warned repeatedly in the Scriptures about not growing weary in well doing. In this lesson we look at reasons why we might grow weary and how we can resist the temptation.

 

Spiritual Myths Debunked by Achan’s Sin (June 26, 2016)

Achan’s sin is well known in the Old Testament. In this lesson, we look at lessons we can learn from this account.

I Choose to Trust in God when I Don’t Understand (June 19, 2016)

In this lesson, reasons why we should trust in God at all times, even when we don’t understand why he has given us an instruction.

The Consequences of Unbelief vs. Belief (June 12, 2016)

In this lesson, look at the consequences of unbelief and examine how belief provides the solutions to these consequences.

Spiritual Dropouts (May 29, 2016)

In this lesson, we look at reasons people quit serving God and how we can avoid it.

The Dangers of Social Media (May 22, 2016)

In this lesson, we consider the dangers of social media. What are some ways that we can sin in the use of Facebook and other forms of social media?

Going to Church Won’t Fix That (May 08, 2016)

In this lesson, we look at some things in our lives that going to church won’t fix.

The Design of Marriage (April 22, 2016)

In this lesson, L.A. Stauffer shares with us God’s design for marriage.

Husbands (April 23, 2016)

In this lesson, L.A. Stauffer addresses the role that husbands must assume in the family.

Wives (April 24, 2016)

In this lesson, L.A. Stauffer explains the God-given role for wives.

Parents (April 24, 2016)

In this lesson, L.A. Stauffer teaches Biblical principles relating to the job that parents have in raising their children.

The Permanency of Marriage (April 24, 2016)

In this lesson, L.A. Stauffer presents what the Bible teaches about the important subject of divorce.

Cities of Refuge (April 17, 2016)

In this lesson we examine the cities of refuge in the Old Testament and make parallels to our lives today.

My Identity (April 3, 2016)

In this lesson we look at the various terms and descriptions that apply to Christians and discussed the implications of each one.

Are You Drifting? (March 27, 2016)

In this lesson we look at facts about drifting and make some spiritual parallels. We also look at how to prevent drifting.

Bearing Fruit (February 28, 2016)

In the Parable of the Sower, the seed that fell on good ground brought forth varying amounts of fruit. In this sermon we look at lessons that can be learned from this fact.

Beatitudes in Revelation (March 13, 2016)

In this lesson we look at some interesting ‘beatitudes’ – in in the Sermon on the Mount – but in the Book of Revelation.

Adoption (March 6, 2016)

We dealt with the realities of being adopted in God’s spiritual family, drawing parallels to physical adoption..

Are We Losing The Fight? (February 28, 2016)

We are in a great battle of good versus evil.  When it seems we might be losing the fight, we learn from the scriptures that the victory is the Lord’s.

Five Things You Need to Know Before You Meet the Judge (February 21, 2016)

We all will stand before God, our judge. In this lesson, we look at some things that we need to know before we stand before Him.

Things that are Worthless (February 14, 2016)

In this lesson, we look at some things that God says are worthless.

 

Your Report (February 7, 2016)

In this lesson, we look at all the factors that determine how you a viewed, by the world, by other Christians, but especially by the Lord.

We are what we choose to Be (January 31, 2016)

In this lesson, we consider the fact that we must choose to be faithful to God.

God is Tired (January 24, 2016)

In this lesson, we learn about things in our lives that can cause God to become weary.

Determining Your Spiritual Grade (January 17, 2016)

In this lesson, look at how we can evaluate our spiritual condition based upon the Bible.

The Man Whom God Favors (January 3, 2016)

In this lesson, look at the characteristics of the person who finds favors with God.

What Moses Saw From the Mountain (December 20, 2015)

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In this lesson, we consider what Moses saw when he was allowed to view the promised land from the mountaintop.

Moses on Worship (December 13, 2015)

In this lesson, we discuss Moses’ final instructions to the children of Israel as recorded in the book of Deuteronomy.  We especially emphasized the points he made about acceptable worship in Chapter 12.  Why we live under a different law, our basic attitudes toward worship should be the same

The Restoration Plea (December 6, 2015)

In this lesson, we discuss the history of the ‘Restoration Plea’ that sought to restore simple New Testament Christianity, and stressed the need for continuing the effort to ‘speak where the Bible speaks, and be silent where the Bible is silent.”

When Good Men Do Nothing (November 29, 2015)

In this lesson, we look at the serious consequences of good people not doing good.

Christ Set Us Free (November 08, 2015)

In this lesson, we discuss things from which Christ has delivered us.

How to Listen to a Sermon (October 25, 2015)

In this lesson, we look at how we should listen to a sermon to gain the most from the process.

I Resist (October 18, 2015)

In this lesson, Kevin Maxey encourages us in our fight against temptation.

Good News for All People (October 11, 2015)

In this lesson, we look at the the gospel and the good news it contains for us all.

Self Improvement (September 27, 2015)

In this lesson, we look at the story of Blind Bartimaeus to learn how to make improvements in our lives.

Do Not Be Overcome with Evil but Overcome Evil with Good (September 13, 2015)

In this lesson, we look at how to keep from being overcome with evil and ways that we can overcome evil in our lives.

Praying to Jesus (September 06, 2015)

In this lesson, we consider the practice of praying to Jesus. Can we pray to Jesus? What do the scriptures teach?

Church Growth at Jerusalem (August 30, 2015)

In this lesson, we look at some of the reasons for the rapid growth of the church in Jerusalem.

How to Establish Bible Authority (August 23, 2015)

In this lesson, we discuss how we establish authority from the Word of God for our practices.

Preparing for Evil Days (August 2, 2015)

In this lesson, we discuss how we can prepare for difficult times that may come in which we are forced to suffer for our faith.

Be Thou Not Ashamed (August 9, 2015)

In this lesson, we discuss the necessity of standing up for God and His truths with out shame.

Worship Realities (August 2, 2015)

In this lesson, we look at some fundamental facts about our worship to God.

Grace Not THAT Amazing (July 12, 2015)

In this lesson, we note the limitations of God’s grace.

Questions About the Clothes We Wear (June 28, 2015)

In this lesson, we ask important questions that must be considered when determining the clothes we wear.

Stand Firm (June 28, 2015)

Soldiers must stand firm in battle. In this lesson we look at areas in which Christians must stand firm.

First Things First (June 21, 2015)

Order is important in many things. In this lesson we look at spiritual things that must be in the right order.

God’s Commands are Not Grieveous (June 14, 2015)

In this lesson we look at God’s commands and learn how they are for our best interest.

Perfectly Joined Together (June 7, 2015)

In this lesson we discuss unity God desires for the church and how we can obtain it.

What Should I Do About the Sin I Cannot Quit (May 31, 2015)

In this lesson we look at some important facts about the repetitive sins that we struggle to overcome.

Why Did They Not Believe (May 24, 2015)

In this lesson we look at some examples from John 5 in which people failed to believe and look at reasons for their unbelief.

Confidence (May 10, 2015)

In this lesson we discuss where we should place our confidence in our spiritual lives.

Division in the Churches of Christ-The Social Gospel (April 19, 2015)

This is part four of a four part series on division in the churches of Christ by Donnie Rader. In this lesson Donnie presents the error that some churches of Christ practice in persuing the social gospel.

Division in the Churches of Christ-The Sponsoring Church Arrangement (April 18, 2015)

This is part three of a four part series on division in the churches of Christ by Donnie Rader. In this lesson Donnie discusses the problems with the sponsoring church arrangement.

Division in the Churches of Christ-The Orphan Home Question (April 18, 2015)

This is part two of a four part series on division in the churches of Christ by Donnie Rader. In this lesson Donnie discusses the issue of supporting an ophan’s home from the church’s treasury.

Division in the Churches of Christ-History of the Division (April 17, 2015)

This is part one of a four part series on division in the churches of Christ by Donnie Rader. In this lesson Donnie gives some of the historical context that lead to the modern divisions.

It is Easier to Tear Down than Build Up (April 12, 2015)

In this lesson we examine some things that are easier to destroy than they are to build.

Christ Sent Me Not to Baptize (March 22, 2015)

In this lesson we looked at Paul’s statement in I Corinthians 1 that is often used to show that baptism is not necessary. Does this passage show that we do not need to be baptized or does it teach something else?

Why People Leave the Church (March 15, 2015)

In this lesson we looked at reasons people give for why the leave the church. Be sure to listen to this interesting lesson.

The Fear of God (March 8, 2015)

In this lesson we talk about fearing God. Should we fear God? If so, what impacts will it have on our lives?

The Faith That Pleases God (March 1, 2015)

In this lesson we examples of faith in the lives of people who were pleasing to God in an effort to possess this kind of faith in our lives today.

Daniel’s Seventy Weeks (February 26, 2015)

In this lesson we look at the amazing prophecy of Daniel as it relates to God’s plan to send the Messiah.

Am I in Denial? (February 26, 2015)

Denying the facts does not change them. In this lesson we discuss the danger of denying certain spiritual facts.

Would Jesus Choose This Church? (February 12, 2015)

In this lesson we discuss encourage self-evaluation and ask if Jesus would choose this church.

Angry with God (February 5, 2015)

In this lesson we discuss the danger of being angry with God.
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Earnestly Contend for the Faith (January 25, 2015)

In this lesson we look at important truths from Jude 3.
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Numbering Our Days (January 18, 2015)

In this lesson we discuss accepting that our lives are temporary and the implications of this important fact.
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What’s in It for Me? (January 11, 2015)

In this lesson we discuss the benefits of being a Christian. Be sure to listen as we explore some of the wonderful benefits of dedicating our lives to the Lord.
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Read Your Bible (December 28, 2014)

In this lesson we consider reasons we should be studying our Bible on a regular basis.

Same, More, Better (December 28, 2014)

In this lesson we diligence in our daily service to the Lord.

An Overview of Revelation (December 14, 2014)

In this lesson we take a high level over view of the book of Revelation. What is the message of this highly figurative book?

Has Man Outgrown the Bible? (November 30, 2014)

In this lesson we ask if the Bible is still relevant today.
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Do Not Lose Heart (October 31, 2014)

In this lesson Jim Mickells encourages us to persevere to the end.

The Christian and Alcohol (October 30, 2014)

In this lesson Steve Klein explains what the Bible says about alcohol. Is it acceptable for Christians to drink in moderation?

Who is a Christian? (October 29, 2014)

In this lesson Ronald Stringer looks at how the Bible defines a Christian.

God is Not Mocked (October 28, 2014)

In this lesson Paul Smithson explains the Biblical principle of sowing and reaping.

Prayer, Privilege, Providence-Rick Duggin (October 27, 2014)

In this lesson Rick Duggin explains how we can handle difficult situations and maintain faith in God.

The Awesome God-Joel Plunkett (October 26, 2014)

In this lesson Joel Plunket reminds us of the awesome characteristics of the God that we serve.

Kingdoms of Men Gone with the Wind-Joel Plunkett (October 26, 2014)

In this lesson Joel Plunkett reminds us of the transient nature of the world that we live in.

Parents Awake-Joel Plunket (October 26, 2014)

In this lesson we consider the responsibility parents have in raising their children.

What a Strong Church Does (October 19, 2014)

In this lesson look at the characteristics of a strong church in hope of replicating these characteristics.

Genesis Book of Beginnings (September 28, 2014)

In this lesson we look at various firsts that we read about in the book of Genesis.

The Truth About Truth (September 28, 2014)

In this lesson look at some important truths about truth.
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Abortion (September 28, 2014)

In this lesson look at reasons why abortion is wrong and how we should respond.

An Interesting Family Record (September 14, 2014)

In this lesson look at lessons that we can learn from the Rich Man and Lazarus.
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Our God Will Deliver Us (August 31, 2014)

In this lesson look at the faith of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego and what it teaches us today.

The Silence of the Scriptures (August 24, 2014)

In this lesson examine certain principles about the silence of the Scriptures and what these principles teach us about what God expects from us.

Gambling on Your Soul (August 10, 2014)

In this lesson discuss certain actions that result in us gambling on our soul and our salvation. You will want to listen to this lesson so that you can avoid making these mistakes.

Do You Know Where Your Children Are? (August 3, 2014)

In this lesson discuss our children and what we need to know about them.

The Joy of Salvation (July 27, 2014)

In this lesson we look at facts about our salvation that should bring us joy.

Extreme Christians (July 20, 2014)

In this lesson we look at the extreme characteristics of the first centruy Christians.
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Good Works (July 13, 2014)

In this lesson we look at good works that should be integral to the life of a Christian and their effects on others.

Evidences Part 6-The Evidence Says the Bible is True (June 29, 2014)

In this lesson we continue a series on evidences. In this lesson, we look at proofs the Bible is the Word of God, is true, and should be followed.

Evidences Part 5-The Evidence Says Jesus Rose from the Dead Part 2(June 22, 2014)

In this lesson we continue a series on evidences. In this lesson, we look at proofs the tomb was empty.

Evidences Part 4-The Evidence Says Jesus Rose from the Dead Part 1(June 22, 2014)

In this lesson we continue a series on evidences. In this lesson, we start to examine proof for the resurrection. In this lesson we look at proofs that Jesus did, in fact, die on the cross.

Evidences Part 3-The Evidence Says The Bible is the Inspired Word of God (June 15, 2014)

In this lesson we continue a series on evidences. In this lesson, we look at proofs the Bible is inspired. How do we know the Bible is from God?

Evidences Part 2-The Evidence Says God Created the Heavens and the Earth (June 08, 2014)

In this lesson we continue a series on evidences. In this lesson, we discuss the evidences for the creation versus evolution.

Evidences Part 1-The Evidence Says There is A God (June 01, 2014)

In this lesson we began a series on evidences. In this lesson, we discuss the evidences for the existence of God.

Hypocrites (May 25, 2014)

In this lesson we discussed hypocrisy and what characteristics are possessed by hypocrites.

What Does God Really Want? (May 18, 2014)

In this lesson we looked at what God wants from us. Does God just want strict rule keeping or does he just care about our heart? Or, is it something else?

Obedience (May 11, 2014)

In this lesson we discussed important details about obedience.

Happiness in an Imperect Church (Apr 27, 2014)

In this lesson we discussed how we can be happy when we are in an imperfect church. This is an important discussion because all churches are imperfect. Be sure to listen to this important lesson.

Essential Facts About Salvation (Apr 20, 2014)

In this lesson we examine important facts that the scriptures reveal about our salvation.

Two Sides of That Coin (Apr 13, 2014)

In this lesson we various scriptural topics that have two sides or aspects to them.
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I’m Looking for a Church That… (Mar 30, 2014)

In this lesson we discussed some faulty reasons people use for wanting to join a church.

The Good Samaritan (Mar 23, 2014)

In this lesson we look at parallels between the Good Samaritan and Jesus. You will be interested to learn some of the similarities that you may have never considered before.
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Beware the Extremist (Mar 16, 2014)

In this lesson we look at the acusation of being an extremist. What does such an accusation mean to us?

Some Things God Does not Know (Mar 02, 2014)

In this lesson we look at some things that God does not know. Is it a contradiction to claim an omniscient God does not know certain things?
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Three Views of Self (Feb 23, 2014)

In this lesson we look at three ways one is viewed: how he sees himself, how others see him, and how God sees him.

How We Got the New Testament (Feb 16, 2014)

In this lesson we examined reasons why we can be confident that we have the Word of God preserved until today.
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The Two Man Concept (Feb 9, 2014)

In this lesson we looked at various times that Jesus compares two different individuals and what lessons we can learn from his comparisons.
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Forgiveness (Feb 02, 2014)

In this lesson we looked at forgiveness. What does forgiveness mean? How and when should we forgive others?
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The Tenses of Salvation (Jan 26, 2014)

In this lesson we looked at the word salvation and how it is used in the scriptures.

God’s Grace (Jan 19, 2014)

In this lesson we looked at the grace of God and what it means to us.
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What Should We Do with the Gospel? (Jan 12, 2014)

In this lesson we looked at our responsibility to the gospel. What should be our response to the gospel of Christ?
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Memorizing Scripture (Jan 5, 2014)

In this lesson we discussed the benefits of memorizing scripture. Be sure to listen to this lesson for encouragement to be diligent to memorize scripture.
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Spiritual Goals for 2014 (Dec 29, 2013)

In this lesson we discuss spiritual goals that we all would do well to adopt in 2014.

Funeral Questions (Dec 22, 2013)

In this lesson we funerals and consider the Biblical answer to many questions people have about funerals.

True Worship (Dec 15, 2013)

In this lesson we look at worship. Is it possible to worship God in a way that He does not approve? If so, how should we worship God?
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A Preacher, a Pulpit, and the People (Dec 08, 2013)

In this lesson we look at look at the account of Ezra reading the law in Nehemiah 8.
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Who Will Know? (Dec 01, 2013)

In this lesson we look at look at the common ploy that is used to encourage us to sin.
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Withdraw Yourselves (Nov 10, 2013)

In this lesson we look at look at the Biblical instructions to withdraw ourselves from those who are unfaithful.

Lessons from the Tower of Babel (Nov 17, 2013)

In this lesson we look at lessons we can learn from the Tower of Babel.
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Examining the Teaching Methods of Jesus (Oct 27, 2013)

In this lesson we examine how Jesus taught others and consider how we should teach others as well.

The Name Christian (Sep 08, 2013)

In this lesson we look at the name Christian and what it means.

It is God’s Will That You Be Sanctified (Sep 29, 2013)

In this lesson we look at the fact that God desires us to be different than the world.

Work (Oct 6, 2013)

In this lesson we look at what the Bible says about work and our responsibilities on the job.
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Judgement Day Excuses that Will Not Work (Sep 22, 2013)

In this lesson we look at excuses that many use that will not work on the Day of Judgement.
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Bearing Fruit (Sep 08, 2013)

In this lesson we discuss what it means to bear fruit.
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A Matter of Preference (Sep 01, 2013)

In this lesson we discuss our preferences and what they have to do with the way we live our lives.

Wake Up (Aug 25, 2013)

In this lesson we discuss the need to wake up!

Conflict Resolution (Aug 18, 2013)

In this lesson we discuss resolving conflict in the church. Conflicts will arise. How do we resolve them?

What Great Thing Can I do For God (Aug 11, 2013)

In this lesson we discuss what we can do in our service to God by looking at the example of great Bible characters.

When Evolutionists Tell the Truth About Evolution (Aug 04, 2013)

In this lesson we discuss admissions that Evolutionists make that show the weakness of their beliefs.

A Time for Silence and A Time to Speak (Jul 28, 2013)

In this lesson we discuss times in our lives when we need to be silent and other time when we should speak. The scriptures tell us that distinguishing between the two situations is critical.

The Basics (Jul 21, 2013)

In this lesson we look at the fundamental facts about our faith.

Questions About Noah’s Ark (Jul 14, 2013)

In this lesson we answer some of the objections skeptics have about the account of Noah’s Ark. Could Noah have built the ark? How did he gather the animals? How could they fit in the Ark?

A Godly Wife and Mother (Jul 7, 2013)

In this lesson we looked at what the scriptures teach about the role of a wife and mother.

How Do I know What My Priorities Really Are? (Jun 27, 2013)

In this lesson we discussed a self test for determining what our priorities really are.

Sticking your Head in the Sand (Jun 20, 2013)

In this lesson we discussed the folly of ignoring spiritual dangers.

Questions About Recreation (Jun 13, 2013)

In this lesson we discussed recreation and some dangers associated with it. What are some questions that we should ask before we engage in any form of recreation?

What Preaching Can’t Do (Jun 6, 2013)

Preaching is an integral part of God’s plan to save sinners. However, in this lesson, we examine some things that preaching can not do.

By Works, Not by Faith Only (May 26, 2013)

James Chapter 2 gives us important instructions about how we can be pleasing to God. In this lesson, we examine these lessons.

A Better Sacrifice (May 19, 2013)

Able offered a better sacrifice than Cain. Why was that? What about his sacrifice made it better? We examine Able’s in this lesson.

Ask Paul-What Must I Do to Be Saved? (May 12, 2013)

What if you could ask the Apostle Paul how to be saved? You can and we look at the answers in this lesson.

Dealing with Anxiety (May 05, 2013)

There are many things in life that cause anxiety. In this lesson we look at how we can deal with anxiety and be pleasing to God.

How Shall the Young Secure Their Hearts (Apr 28, 2013)

Young people today face many challanges. In this lesson we look at how the young can remain faithful to God.

Forget What is Behind (Apr 21, 2013)

Things in our past, both good and bad, can have a negative effect on us today. In this lesson we look forgetting those things so that we can be what God would have us to be.

Diseases of the Heart (Apr 14, 2013)

In this lesson we look at problems with our heart. Be sure to listen to this lesson as Jeff Vernon exposes problems of the heart that can be very serious.

Challenges Facing Churches (Apr 7, 2013)

In this lesson we look to the book of Revelation to learn about challenges that face churches and learn what we can do to avoid them.

Why Are So Many Lost? (Mar 31, 2013)

In this lesson we ask why so many are lost. Why are so many in the world around us lost and not pleasing to God? Why do so many refuse the salvation God offers?

Our Relationship with Elders (Mar 24, 2013)

In this lesson we look at how we should behave toward elders. What should be our response and attitude toward those who lead us?

Life (Mar 17, 2013)

In this lesson we studied Paul’s statement that God giveth to all life and breath and all things and looked at what it teaches us about life.

Church Discipline (Mar 10, 2013)

In this lesson we studied church discipline. What is it and when should it be practiced?

Lot and His Family in Sodom (Mar 03, 2013)

In this lesson we look at Lot and some of the consequences that were the result of living in wicked Sodom.

Premillennialism (Feb 24, 2013)

In this lesson we look at reasons the doctrine of Premillennialism can not be true.

Some People the Bible Calls Fools (Feb 17, 2013)

The Bible says certain people are fools. In this lesson we examine who these people are so that we can avoid being a fool ourselves.

Buy the Truth and Sell It Not (Feb 10, 2013)

This simple instruction from the book of Proverbs teaches us many important facts about truth. We examine those in this lesson.

He Being Dead Yet Speaketh (Feb 03, 2013)

Able left an example that still lives on today. In this lesson we look at being an example to others, even after our death.

Living in Troubled Times (Jan 27, 2013)

We live in troubled times. In this lesson we looked at important things to remember about living in times like these.

Salvation Viewed in Time (Jan 20, 2013)

The concept of salvation is presented in different ways in the Bible. The idea of salvation can have different meanings depending on our current standing with God. Be sure to listen to this important lesson.

A King Leads, the People Respond (Jan 13, 2013)

This lesson looked at how king David lead by the people and how the people responded.

When His Will is Not My Will (Jan 06, 2013)

This lesson we consider the difficulty and demonstration of faith of doing the will of God when it differs from my will.

How To Approach The New Year (Dec 30, 2012)

This lesson we ways to be spiritually successful in the new year.

How the church of Christ is Different…The Plan of Salvation She Teaches, by Eric Reynolds (Oct 26, 2012)

This lesson we study the plan of salvation that the church of Christ and how it takes the entirety of the instructions in the scriptures that relate to our salvation.

Common Expressions with Spiritual Applications (Jan 01, 2012)

Many expressions we use in everyday speech have some significant spiritual applications. In this lesson we examine these expressions and consider the important spiritual applications that can be made from them.

Created in the Image of God (Jan 08, 2012)

God said that He created man in His image. In this lesson we study the implications of this statement and some of the principles we can learn from it.

That is Just Your Interpretation (Jan 15, 2012)

Is there an absolute? Does it matter what we believe? Is the Bible open to personal interpretation?

My Responsibility to the Local Church (Jan 22, 2012)

Being a member in a local church has its benefits, but there are also responsibilities. What are those responsibilities? We examine them in this lesson.

What Happened to My Zeal (Jan 29, 2012)

Zeal is required in our spiritual life. In this lesson we examine zeal and how to maintain it.

Denominationalism (Feb 05, 2012)

Denominationalism is prevalent in the world today. Is it acceptable to God? What should be our attitude toward all of the denominations in the world today? We examine these questions in this important lesson.

Questions for God (Feb 12, 2012)

If you could ask god a question, what would you ask? We looked at what responders to a survey had to say to this question in this interesting lesson.

Do You Know Your Rights (Feb 19, 2012)

In this lesson we examine some of our rights as Christians. Do you know your rights as a Christian?

Excuses that Will Not Work (Feb 26, 2012)

In this lesson we looked some excuses people offer that will not work in justifying their actions.

What Makes a Great Church? (Mar 4, 2012)

In this lesson we looked characteristics of a good church. What are the characteristics of a good church and how can we ensure that we are members of a good church?

Laughing at the Warnings (Mar 18, 2012)

In this lesson we looked how some, including Christians, are laughing at the warnings about sin.

So Great a Salvation (Mar 25, 2012)

In this lesson we examined some of the blessings associated with our salvation.

James 2 on Faith Only Salvation (Apr 01, 2012)

In this lesson we considered what James 2 says about the doctrine of faith only. Does faith only save? What does the Bible teach?

Decision Time (Apr 08, 2012)

In this lesson we looked at the necesity of making a decision for Christ. We must make a decision. Will we accept Christ or will we deny Him?

Limitations of Faith (Apr 15, 2012)

There are some things that faith can not do. We looked at some of the limitations of faith in this lesson.

Who Is Missing Out? (Apr 22, 2012)

Some would say Christians are missing out when it comes to enjoying things in this life. In this lesson we propose that those who are not Christians are really the ones who are missing out.

Five Lessons Learned Too Late (May 6, 2012)

There are some lessons that everyone will learn only some will learn them too late.

Living in a Hostile World (Apr 29, 2012)

In this lesson we looked at tips for living in this hostile world.

Why We Should Believe in the Flood (May 20, 2012)

In this lesson we considered reasons why we should believe in the Biblical account of the Flood. There are many reasons why the Flood is important to us spiritually.

Why Were They Baptized So Soon? (May 27, 2012)

In this lesson we looked at reasons why we read of so many people in the New Testament were bapized so quickly? What does this teach us about baptism?

The Hardest Command (Jun 03, 2012)

What is the hardest command to keep? In this lesson we looked at the hardest command and it is a command that we all must follow.

Does the End of Mark 16 Belong in Our Bible? (Jun 10, 2012)

In this sermon we examined evidence for and against the inclusion of the end Mark 16 in our Bibles.

Pitfalls of Parenting Part 2 (Jun 19, 2012)

Scott Smelser presents the second of two important lessons on parenting and child rearing.

Pitfalls of Parenting Part 1 (Jun 18, 2012)

Scott Smelser presents the first of two important lessons on parenting and child rearing.

Keys to Numerical Growth (Jun 24, 2012)

In this lesson we examined things we can do to encourage the church to grow numerically.

The Trial of Christ (Jul 01, 2012)

In this lesson we look at the trial of Jesus and the terrible injustices that accompanied it.

The Crucifixion of Christ (Jul 08, 2012)

In this lesson we look at the crucifixion of Jesus and the terrible torture that accompanied it.

How To Develop Self Control (Jul 15, 2012)

God requires us to possess self control. In this lesson we look at some ways we can develop this self control.

The Resurrection of Christ (Jul 08, 2012)

In this lesson we look at the resurrection of Jesus.

You Thought I was Just Like You (Jul 29, 2012)

In this lesson we examined the dangers of thinking that God is just like us.

Covering Sin (Aug 05, 2012)

In this lesson we looked at the problem of thinking that we can cover our sin.

Confessing Faith in Christ (Aug 12, 2012)

In this lesson we discussed confession and what it means to our salvation.

Perfect and Complete (Aug 12, 2012)

In this lesson we discussed lessons that we can learn from the book of James for practical everyday living.

Habits of Ineffective Christians (Aug 26, 2012)

In this lesson we some habits that are sure to make you ineffective in your service to God.

The Unidentified Exorcist (Sep 2, 2012)

In this lesson we looked at the statement that Jesus made that claims that he that is not against us is for us. Does this mean that we should be accepting of anyone and any doctrine?

The Remedy for Sinful Judging (Sep 9, 2012)

In this lesson we studied judging and looked at ways to avoid sinful judging in our lives. Jesus condemned judging therefore we should work to remove it from our lives.

Why Do Some Refuse to Come to Jesus? (Sep 16, 2012)

In this lesson we asked why some refuse to accept the salvation offered by Jesus.

Our Thinking Versus God’s Promises (Sep 23, 2012)

In this lesson we compared what we typically think with what God promises.

Rules for Bible Authority Number 1 (Sep 30, 2012)

In this lesson we began a series of lessons about Bible authority and the need for it. This is the first lesson in a series on this important subject.

Rules for Bible Authority Number 2 (Oct 07, 2012)

This lesson is a continuation of a series of lessons about Bible authority and the need for it. Whwere should we get our authority?

Rules for Bible Authority Number 3 (Oct 14, 2012)

This lesson is a continuation of a series of lessons about Bible authority and the need for it. How do we establish authority? Are command, example, and necessary inference valid ways to establish authority?

How the church of Christ is Different…Church Discipline by Jeff Smith (Oct 21, 2012)

This lesson we discussed chruch discipline and the importance of it. This is a lesson from our recent meeting on how the church of Christ is different.

How the church of Christ is Different…Belief in The One True Church by Jeff Smith (Oct 21, 2012)

This lesson we discussed the fact that the Bible teaches there is only one true church. This is a lesson from our recent meeting on how the church of Christ is different.

How the church of Christ is Different…Are We Willing to Be Different? by Jeff Smith (Oct 21, 2012)

This lesson we considered the fact that if the church of Christ is going to be different that we will have to be willing to be different than the world around us.

How the church of Christ is Different…Her Founder and Organization and the Designations Applied to Her, by Jim Mickells (Oct 22, 2012)

This lesson we considered the founder of the church and its organization that set it apart. We also consider the desingations applied to the church.

How the church of Christ is Different…Her Insistance on thus Saith the Lord, by Gary Smalley (Oct 23, 2012)

This lesson we considered the fact that the church insists on having Bible authority for everything it practices.

How the church of Christ is Different…Her Work and Finances, by Drew Edwards (Oct 24, 2012)

This lesson we considered the fact that the church insists doing only the work that God authorizes and funding it in the way that God has specified.

How the church of Christ is Different…Her Worship, by Chris Bates (Oct 25, 2012)

This lesson we at the worship of the church of Christ and how it strives to be like the worship God commands in the scriptures.