Month: August 2018
Jesus Is Faithful, so Hear, Believe, and Obey
Dr. Joseph V. (Josh) Carmichael
Sermon audio from MORNING WORSHIP of NCPC-Selma, “A Word for Wilderness Wanderers“, (29:28) July 29, 2018.
Sermon text: Hebrews 3:1-4:16
Sermon outline: (1.) God’s word demands a faithful response, 3:1-11. (2.) Unbelieving rejection of God’s word leads to rebellion, sin, and disobedience, 3:12-19. (3.) God’s word promises rest to the believing and obedient, 4:1-11. (4.) God’s word is his personal, powerful utterance bringing spiritual diagnosis, 4:12-13. (5.) Jesus, the Son of God, our high priest (and the incarnate Word), sympathizes with his people, 4:14-16.
C S Lewis: Forgiveness
“There is no use in talking as if forgiveness were easy…For we find that the work of forgiveness has to be done over and over again.”
—C S Lewis.
A prayer for today, or when fear overwhelms
The Life I Live: Crucified with Christ
I’ve begun another Bible study. I know myself well, which is why I jumped right into another study after finishing the “Finding I Am” study by Lysa TerKeurst. I lack discipline greatly when it comes to being in the Word on my own, so participating in studies keeps me accountable and in the Word. Like the “Finding I Am” study, this one by Beth Moore is short, just six weeks. It’s titled, “The Quest.” Right now, it’s available for free online (aside from the cost of a workbook). You can sign up here: The Quest
My study this morning concluded with Psalm 139 and an invitation to journal.
Psalm 139: 7-10 “Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there. If I rise on the wings of…
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Overcoming Financial Worry, Part 2
Take your Bible and look at Matthew chapter 6, Matthew chapter 6. We’re continuing an examination of verses 25 to 34, a wonderful, familiar, rich chapter and passage in the Word of God. This partic…
Frequently Abused Verse: On Whose Door Is Christ Knocking?
Is it really “abuse” if a verse is used inaccurately to make an important point? The short answer is, “Yes.” We should not be so careless and cavalier with Scripture, or think so highly of oursel…
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