Archive for December, 2011

How to Have a Real Christmas

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Just stop and think about what Christmas is to most people. Then compare it to what the Bible says. There is quite a contrast, if you can recognize it at all.

Listen to What the Angels Say

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Following our Christmas Puppet Program, I spoke briefly on the statements angels made to Mary, Joseph, and the shepherds. Listen to them. Listen closely.

Christmas: The Hinge of Human History

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

When Jesus came to earth, taking on flesh to be born as human, all of history was focused upon this event. God kept His promise from the Garden of Eden and throughout the Old Testament. We look at the timeline that surrounds the “Christmas story.”

Shepherdology – The Biblical Feeding Functions of a Pastor

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

A pastor leads, and a pastor feeds. We discuss twelve aspects of a pastor’s FEEDING ministry.

Timeline of Truth 5 – The Serpent Deceives the Woman (Genesis 3:1-6)

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

(Somehow missed this on the uploading of posts. This was taught on November 6, 2011.)

The devil uses the same tactics to tempt us as he did with Eve in the garden.

Shepherdology – The Biblical Leading Functions of a Pastor

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

The shepherd (pastor) — overseer (bishop) — elder leads and feeds. Here we look at 12 leading functions of this God-given position.

Timeline of Truth 9 – God Extends Grace to Sinners (Genesis 3:9-24)

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

God responded to Adam’s sin in holiness. He also responded in GRACE! God did for sinners (Adam & Eve, but also the human race) what they could not do themselves.

Timeline of Truth 8 – God Responds to Adam’s Sin (Genesis 3:9-19)

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

God is holy. He cannot dismiss sin. When Adam disobeys the ONE command God gave to him, God had to respond in His holiness. God addresses Adam, Eve, and the serpent.