Studies in Hebrews

Hebrews 12:25-29

Adult Class Heb 12:25-29 ESV See that you do not refuse him who is speaking. For if they did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape if we reject him who warns from heaven. 26 At that time his voice shook the earth, but now he has…

Agrippa2 and Bernice with Festus

Acts 26:1-23

The Witness of Paul, his Testimony of Saving Grace Acts 25:13-27 ESV 1 So Agrippa said to Paul, “You have permission to speak for yourself.” Then Paul stretched out his hand and made his defense: 2 “I consider myself fortunate that it is before you, King Agrippa, I am going to make my defense today against…

Agrippa2 and Bernice with Festus

Acts 25:13-27

Festus Seeks Agrippa’s Help Acts 25:13-27 ESV Now when some days had passed, Agrippa the king and Bernice arrived at Caesarea and greeted Festus. 14 And as they stayed there many days, Festus laid Paul’s case before the king, saying, “There is a man left prisoner by Felix, 15 and when I was at Jerusalem, the…

Sermon on the Mount

Salt and Light (II)

Exalt Christ Through Your Life Matthew 5:13-16 ESV “You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet. 14 “You are the light of the world. A city set…

Studies in Hebrews

Hebrews 12:12-25 (Part Two)

Adult Class Heb 12:12-25 ESV Therefore lift your drooping hands and strengthen your weak knees, 13 and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint but rather be healed. 14 Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the…

Acts 25 - Witnesses for King Jesus

Acts 25:1-12

Paul’s Mission: According to Plan Acts 25-1-12 ESV Now three days after Festus had arrived in the province, he went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea. 2 And the chief priests and the principal men of the Jews laid out their case against Paul, and they urged him, 3 asking as a favor against Paul that…

Sermon on the Mount

Salt and Light

You are not Pepper and Darkness! Matthew 5:13-16 ESV “You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet. 14 “You are the light of the world. A city…

Joshua 9 - The Scam

Joshua 9

The Gibeonite Deception Joshua 9:1-21 ESV 1 As soon as all the kings who were beyond the Jordan in the hill country and in the lowland all along the coast of the Great Sea toward Lebanon, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, heard of this, 2 they gathered…

Paul Before Festus

Acts 24:24-25:12

What would you do? Acts 24:24-25:12 ESV After some days Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish, and he sent for Paul and heard him speak about faith in Christ Jesus. 25 And as he reasoned about righteousness and self- control and the coming judgment, Felix was alarmed and said, “Go away for…