Archive for January, 2016

Growth and Assurance

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

The Apostle Peter writes in 2 Peter 1:5, “And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge.”  At the end of a section of commands or imperatives, he uses four verses, vv. 8-11, to say that the people who are adding are the ones who are making their calling […]

People Know God

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

There is tremendous, amazing, plenteous evidence that there is a God.  We can and should know Who He is based upon what people accept and believe as proof.  However, what evidence is there that there is not a God?  What I’m asking is for the evidence that God does not exist.  Of course, there is […]

Dethroning God

Saturday, January 16th, 2016

In an attempt to reduce everything to a very simple concept, Satan wishes to dethrone God, where God is no longer in charge or in authority.  That will never happen.  Satan does not have the ability to do it, but He can succeed in the lives of people, even as He did with other angels. […]

The Blank Calendar

Saturday, January 9th, 2016

I often say to students at the beginning of a new six weeks that the pages are blank on the grade book.  We don’t have grade books anymore but you get the point.  Every new section of the school year is there ready to be filled up with new grades.  Nothing is there.  Everything is […]


Saturday, January 2nd, 2016

I’m not going to preach a goal sermon this year on Goal Sunday, so here’s a Goal Pastor’s Desk that will summarize what I would have said if I had preached about it.  Certainly any sermon I preach could relate to goals, because everything the Bible teaches should be our goal.  However, to deal with […]