Sermons categorized under Timothy
In the spiritual life, direction makes all the difference. True believers aren’t in heaven yet, but they aim their steps in that direction.
How easy it is to substitute knowledge for a warm heart toward Jesus. How quickly we justify our hard hearts by pointing to all our well-intentioned religiosity.
Today as yesterday and tomorrow as today, Jesus is the answer to the deepest questions of life.
Here’s the whole Bible presented as a drama in six acts, starting with creation and ending with the Second Coming of Christ.
If we are indeed living in the last days before the return of Christ, we should expect things to get better and worse at the same time. We should expect hard times and good times, increasing opposition and amazing open doors, trouble ahead and glorious gospel victories.
There are many good things to be learned from the religions of the world, but there is only one way to God. Jesus is the way.
Preaching is the highest calling in the whole world, worthy of the greatest effort week by week, as men called by God rise in the power of the Spirit to deliver the Word of God to a waiting congregation.
Jesus stands at the end of life’s road for all of us. There can be no middle ground. The ultimate question is not how someone else responds but how you respond to Jesus. That’s really the only thing that matters.
Don’t waste your pain. Use it to grow closer to the Lord and to his people. Use it as a means to minister to others. Our personal ministry begins as we share with others what God has shared with us.
I submit to you that the Bible will stand the toughest test and the hardest scrutiny because it is indeed the Word of God. That’s why after 2000 years it is still the best-selling book in the world. No other book contains the plan of salvation. No other book can tell you how to get to heaven.