Monthly Archives: September 2016

Chosen, Predestined, Accepted – Ephesians 1:3-6

​Ephesians 1:3-6 – Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:  Having predestinated […]

Sent to a Rebellious Nation – Ezekiel 2:3

​Ezekiel 2:3 – And he said unto me, Son of man, I send thee to the children of Israel, to a rebellious nation that hath rebelled against me: they and their fathers have transgressed against me, even unto this very day. As a Christian and especially a pastor, one of the most important things I […]

Let Me Hear… -Philippians 1:27

​Philippians 1:27 – Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel; One of the greatest encouragement […]

Happy – 2 Chronicles 9:7

​2 Chronicles 9:7 – Happy are thy men, and happy are these thy servants, which stand continually before thee, and hear thy wisdom. Are you happy?   More than happy, are you joyful?  If so, praise GOD!  If not, then why aren’t you happy and full of joy?  I imagine there may be many reasons. […]

Not The Word Of Men, But GOD – 1 Thessalonians 2:13

​1 Thessalonians 2:13 – For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe. The potency […]

Fall Meeting Starts Tonight, September 9th @ 7:30pm

​Hello Brothers & Sisters,   Tonight is the night!  Our Fall Meeting at Northside church starts tonight at 7:30PM.  We are looking forward to hearing the Word of God Preached by Elder Don Gilbert.  We will be having refreshments following the evening service on Friday and lunch following services on Sunday.  Join us if you are in […]

Two Debtors – Luke 7:41

​Luke 7:41 – There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty. Do you owe God anything?  I hope your answer is an emphatic YES!  We are saved by His grace yesterday, today, tomorrow, and forever.  Out of respext, we owe Him our love and […]

Blessed are the Meek – Matthew 5:5

​Matthew 5:5 – Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Restraint is a difficult skill to master.  When we have power, money, or any kind of resource, we seem to want to use it.  As young man, I could not keep cash in my pocket.  It was readily spent on often foolish […]

The Receiving Line – 1 Corinthians 4:7

​1 Corinthians 4:7 – For who maketh thee to differ from another? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it? The Apostle Paul is one of the most interesting cases of conversion in the New Testament.  Once […]

Every Knee – 1 Samuel 5:2

​1 Samuel 5:2-4 – When the Philistines took the ark of God, they brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon. And when they of Ashdod arose early on the morrow, behold, Dagon was fallen upon his face to the earth before the ark of the Lord . And they took […]